Little Heath by Sarah Cooke

Little Heath

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Knitting
January 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch using larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 900 yards (366 - 823 m)
1-1½(1½-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10) years
Discontinued. This digital pattern is no longer available online.

This is a child sized version of my Heath pullover. Knit at a smaller gauge than the original design to better suit smaller sizes. This sweater is knit seamlessly from the bottom up with raglan shaping for the sleeves and a textured stitch pattern on the front of the body.

Sizes:
1-1½(1½-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10) years

Finished Chest Measurements:
20(22, 24, 26, 27.5, 30) inches / 51(56, 61, 66, 70, 76) cm

It is intended to be worn with approx. 0-2 inches / 0-5 cm positive ease. Choose a size that is 0-2 inches / 0-5 cm larger than the child’s actual chest measurement.

Skills Required:
Increases and decreases
Knit in the round
Short row shaping
Kitchener Stitch

Yarn:
DK weight yarn 50g/115 yd skein x 4(4, 5, 6, 7, 8) skeins

Approx. 400(450, 550, 650, 750, 900) yards / 370(410, 500, 600, 690, 820) m

Needles & Notions:
US 4 (3.5mm) and US 6 (4mm):
1-4 years: 16 inch (40cm) circular needle and double pointed needles in both sizes
5-10 years: 16 inch (40cm) and 24 inch (60cm) circular needles and double pointed needles in both sizes
Yarn needle
4 stitch markers
Waste yarn