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Grow Old With Me

Knitting
October 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 1750 yards (366 - 1600 m)
6 months (12 months, 18 months, 2 years, 4 years, 6 years, 8 years, 10 years, 12 years)
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Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be.
~Robert Browning

The perfect “old man” sweater for your little man! This bulky fit, top-down raglan cardigan, knit mostly in stockinette, has a thick, warm, double layered shawl collar.

It is available in 6 months (12 months, 18 months, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12) years.

Materials needed:
Cascade 220 Superwash, Worsted / 10 ply, 100% Wool, 220 yards / 100 grams – 400 (480, 540, 600, 880, 1100, 1300, 1550, 1750) yards – 365 (440, 495, 550, 800, 1000, 1200, 1400, 1600) meters - or any other worsted weight yarn able to get gauge (20 stitches and 26 rows per 4 inch – 10 cm in stockinette)
US 7 – 4.5 mm circular and/or double pointed needles
US 6 – 4.0 mm circular and/or double pointed needles
8 stitch markers
4 (4, 4, 6, 6, 6, 6, 8, 8) buttons – ¾ to 1 in – 19-25 mm

Chest Measurements: 20 (22, 23, 25, 28, 30, 31 ½, 33, 35) in – 51 (56, 58.5, 63.5, 71, 76, 80, 84, 89) cm

Difficulty: Advanced beginner - intermediate - The buttonband is shaped and knit along with the rest of the sweater, and then folded in and seamed. Knowledge of raglan construction and shaping would be valuable, although all instructions are written out clearly in the pattern. Buttonhole or blanket stitch is used to seam together the double layered button holes.

This pattern has been test knit by 24 incredible women from across the globe!