Little Lines by Kirsten McTeer

Little Lines

by Kirsten McTeer
Knitting
April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in vertical line pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
295 - 750 yards (270 - 686 m)
0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 yrs, 2-3 yrs, 4-5 yrs, 6-7 yrs
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Little Lines is a vest for children up to 7 years. The vest is worked in the round from the lower hem up to the armholes before dividing, and front and back are worked flat.
The name comes from the stitch pattern, which is worked all over the garment and consists of little lines of knit stitches worked on a reverse stocking stitch background. To achieve this without having to work so many purl stitches, the vest is worked inside out, the shoulders are seamed with a three-needle cast-off and then the garment is flipped inside out to reveal the true stitch pattern. Stitches are then picked up around the armholes to work borders, and around the neck to work the neckband.

It is written for 6 sizes, as follows.
0-6 months, to fit chest 16”/41cm, actual size 19”/48cm
6-12 months, to fit chest 18”/46cm, actual size 21”/53.5cm
1-2 years, to fit chest 20”/51cm, actual size 22 1/2”/57cm
2-3 years, to fit chest 22”/56cm, actual size 24 1/4”/61.5cm
4-5 years, to fit chest 24”/61cm, actual size 26”/66cm
6-7 years, to fit chest 26”/66cm, actual size 28”/71cm

You will need 295 370, 430, 500, 630, 760 yards (270 338, 393, 457, 576, 695 metres) fingering weight yarn, and 3.25mm (US 3) knitting needles for knitting flat and in the round, or size needed to achieve pattern tension, plus one extra needle for three-needle cast-off, stitch holders, 2 stitch markers

You need to be able to: work flat and in the round using written instructions (no charts), work simple decreases.

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