Cute and smart little sweater with set in bracelet length sleeves (length adjustable) a deep round neckline and scoop front cleverly created with little tucks.This relaxed-fit top would look equally good over a dress or jeans.
Yarn name Jo Sharp Alpaca Silk Georgette (40% alpaca, 40% merino, 20% silk) 50g (1 ¾ oz) = 130metres (142 yards), colour “Musk”
Substitute with sport weight (5ply) 12 wraps per inch.
Needle size: 3.25 mm needles, 2 mm circular 80cm (32”) length, 2 x 2mm dpns.
Notions: sewing cotton in contrast colour, 6 st holders, yarn needle
Gauge: 24 sts and 30 rows = 10cm (4”) over St st using larger needles.
Stitch pattern: stocking stitch is used through out.
Note: Instructions are given for the smallest size, with subsequent sizes following in parentheses. If there is only one figure, it applies to all sizes.
Pieces are worked flat
Provisional cast on
3 needle bind off
Age - years 5 6 8 10 12
Bust/chest circ 71cm 74cm 82.4cm 87cm 91cm
To fit size 61cm 63.5cm 70cm 73.5 c 77.5cm
(back) 40.5cm 42.5cm 49.5cm 51.5 53.5cm
Yarn required 4 skeins 5 skeins 6 skeins 6 skeins 7 skeins