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Fat Kitty

Just Jussi
Knitting
February 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
410 - 968 yards (375 - 885 m)
1 (2, 4, 6, 8, 10) years
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Errata available: justjussi.com

I kept trying to change the name, but everyone who saw the sweater just said “awwww Fat Kitty” so it stuck.

Fat Kitty is a big, bold, easy to wear sweater featuring The Fat Kitty, The Fat Bunny or The Fat Bear. These fun characters are easy to knit and will appeal to children of all ages with their simplicity and rounded cuteness!

This sweater is fun to knit and fun to wear, worked in the round from the top down and then worked flat for the intarsia section, you can choose to work short sleeves for a layering garment or long sleeved for extra warmth.

Suitable for the advanced beginner onwards, the pattern contains 3 full sized charts and tips for successful intarsia work.

Sizes
Age 1 (2, 4, 6, 8, 10) years.

Chest (child)
48 (53, 58, 62.5, 66.5, 70) cm.
19.2 (21.2, 23.2, 25, 26.6, 28) in

Yarn
DK wool yarn.
I used Filatura di crosa Zara 50g (1.76 oz) = 125m (136.7 yards)
MC 375 (450, 531, 632, 685, 885) m
410 (492, 580, 691, 749, 968) yards

CC approximately 25 (25, 25, 50, 50, 50) m
28 (28, 28, 56, 56, 56) yards

Needles
3.25 mm circular (any length 80 cm (32 inches) or longer for magic loop).
4 mm circular (any length 80 cm (32 inches) or longer for magic loop).
Or size needed to achieve gauge, and your preferred method of working in the round.

Your gauge may change between working in the round and working flat, you may have to change your needle size to accommodate this.

Notions
5 stitch markers
Small safety pin
Darning needle
Scrap yarn for holding sts.

This pattern has been tech edited.