Leksak (tunic) by Yarn-Madness
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Leksak (tunic)

March 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
230 - 740 yards (210 - 677 m)
Newborn/3m/6m/1y/2y (3y/4y/6y/8y/10y)
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The pattern includes instructions for both the tunic and the pullover!

Leksak”, meaning ”toy” in Swedish, is an intriguing top-down pullover for both boys and girls! Slightly cropped sleeves that don’t get in the way, and with a different and decorative take on the front panel. Most of the garment is worked flat, but still manages to be completely seamless. A perfect sweater for keeping the little ones warm while playing! The pattern includes instructions for both the closed pullover and the open front tunic, as well as rough instructions for lacy crochet edgings.

Leksak Lady for adults is now available!

Newborn/3m/6m/1y/2y (3y/4y/6y/8y/10y)
Actual chest circumference of garment:
15.2/16.8/18.4/19.6/21.2 (22.8/24.4/25.6/27.2/28.8) inches, or
38.5/42.5/46.5/50/54 (58/62/65/69/73) cm

DK or light worsted weight yarn, approximately:

Main color (body)
125/140/175/200/230 (260/300/340/380/440) yards, or 115/130/160/180/210 (240/265/300/350/400) meters

Contrast color (edgings)
75/80/90/120/140 (160/170/180/200/220) yards or 70/75/85/110/130 (145/155/165/180/200) meters

Yardage given above is estimated for the pullover length garment. If making the tunic length, have approximately 30 to 80 yards extra in each color at hand, depending on size.

Many thanks to just-me, Violinka and Carle for the pattern photos!