Liam cross-neck sweater for baby or toddler by Christina Drummond

Liam cross-neck sweater for baby or toddler

Knitting
April 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
750 - 867 yards (686 - 793 m)
Actual garment chest measurement: 22 (24, 26)"
This pattern is available for C$5.99 CAD
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This little sweater is ideal for either little girls or boys, simply sew the cross-over left-to-right or right-to-left as required. If you are passing this sweater along to the next child in the family, once it has been outgrown, simply unpick and re-sew the front portion of the collar if it’s going from a boy to a girl or vice versa.

Actual Measurements of garment:
Chest: 22 (24, 26)”
Length from back of neck to hem: 12 (13, 14)”

Gauge: 18 st and 24 rows = 4” square in stocking stitch using larger needles

You will need:
7.5 (8.5, 9.5) oz medium worsted, approx..
Size 4mm (8 U.K., 6 U.S.) and 3.5mm (10 U.K., 4 U.S.) straight knitting needles
size 3.5mm (10 U.K., 4 U.S.) circular needle for neckband – or size needed to obtain gauge.
Cable needle
Stitch holder (or large safety pin, or spare needle)
Yarn needle for sewing up