Going to Alaska by Randi K Design

Going to Alaska

Knitting
July 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stranded and in stockinette st
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
780 - 1000 yards (713 - 914 m)
3 - 4 and 5 - 6 years
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Intermediate level
The pattern includes charts, pictures and written text
It offers two sizes, 3 - 4 and (5 - 6) years

The sweater has a great fit, and for colder days
it has room for thinner layers underneath

Sleeves = 12 1/2” (14 1/4“)
Width across chest = 12 1/2” (13 1/4”)
Height to last yoke dec = 15 1/2“ (19”)
Collar = 3 1/2”

Several yarn brands have been used by
the test knitters, all with good results. They are:
Madelinetosh Tosh DK
Cascade 220 wool (worsted)
Berroco Ultra Alpaca (worsted)
Smart from Sandnes Ull

Approximately yarn amount:
Main Color: 280 (370) grams
Contrast Color: 60 (80) grams
Gauge: 24 sts x 33 rows = 4 x 4“ (10 x 10 cm)
Make a swatch and adjust needle size up or down
Needles: 32” and 16” (sleeves and collar) circulars,
and 5 dpn’s US 3 (3.25 mm) for ribbing on body,
sleeves and neck, and US 4 (3.5 mm) for everything else