Little Heath by Sarah Cooke
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Little Heath

Knitting
January 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
340 - 800 yards (311 - 732 m)
1-1½(1½-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10) years
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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 Measurement: 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” (0-5cm) positive ease. Choose a size up to 2” / 5cm larger than the child’s actual chest measurement.

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

Materials:
Double Knitting weight yarn 50g/115 yd skein x 3(4, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins
Needles: US 4 (3.5mm) and US 6 (4mm)
1-4 years: 16”(40cm) circular and dpns in both sizes
5-10 years: 16”(40cm) circular, 24”(60cm) circular and dpns in both sizes
Yarn needle
4 stitch markers
4 stitch holders or waste yarn