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Feisty: a child's aran sweater in two versions

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Knitting
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch in reverses stockinette
550 - 800 yards (503 - 732 m)
12 mo (2, 4, 6)
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Instructions are given for “girl” and “boy” versions, and for both long and short sleeves.

MATERIALS:
Yarn:

Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted Multi 100% Superwash Wool, 3 ply machine washable worsted, 225 yards / 4 oz
Boys: 2 (2, 3, 3) color: Fresh
Girls: 2 (3, 3, 4) color: Winona

Needles:
Sizes 7 and 8; 24” circular needle and dpns

Notions:
Stitch markers
Tapestry/sewing needle
2 buttons (3/4”) diameter

Gauge:
5 sts and 6 rows / inch on larger needles in reverse stockinette stitch

Sizing:
Pattern is written for child’s sizes 12 mo. (2, 4, 6)

Pattern Notes:
This top down raglan sweater is cast on at the neckline, and worked back and forth on circular needles until the neckline opening is closed and the sweater is joined to be worked in the round. Honeycomb cables are worked on front and back, and a simple mirrored cable worked down the center of each sleeve.

Front and back cables are increased in “knit” stitch and incorporated into the honeycomb pattern until there are a total of 48 stitches in honeycomb, then front and back stitches are increased in “purl” stitch. Sleeve stitches are increased in “purl” stitch.