playground by Lori Versaci

playground

Knitting
August 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
425 - 1325 yards (389 - 1212 m)
6 (12, 18, 24) months and 2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12) years
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PLAYGROUND is the perfect hoodie for back-to-school knit. The pattern is written for sizes ranging from 6 months to 12 years (you will receive two patterns, one for baby sizes and one for kid sizes) and knits up beautifully in DK weight yarn. Shown in 2 of Madelinetosh neon colors, Neon Pink and Voodoo.

You will absolutely love knitting this easy and fun Garter Rib hoodie!
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SIZES
6 (12, 18, 24) months

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
CHEST (buttoned): 19 ¼ (20 ½, 21 ¼, 22 ¼)“/49 (52, 54, 56.5)cm
LENGTH (to top of shoulder): 10 ¼ (11 ½, 12 ½, 13 ¼)”/26 (29, 32, 33.5)cm

YARN

  • Madelinetosh Tosh DK 100% Merino Wool; 225 yds/205m per 100g skein; shown in color Neon Peach: 2 (3, 3, 3) skeins or
  • DK weight yarn: approx 425 (500, 575, 625) yds/400 (450, 525, 575)m

SIZES
2 (4, 6, 8 10, 12) years

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
CHEST (buttoned): 23 (25 1⁄4, 26 3⁄4, 28, 29 1⁄2, 32)“/59 (64, 68, 71, 75, 81.5)cm
LENGTH (to top of shoulder): 13 1⁄2 (14 1⁄4, 15, 15 3⁄4, 17 3⁄4, 19 3⁄4)”/34.5 (36, 38, 40, 45, 50)cm

YARN

  • Madelinetosh DK Twist 100% Merino Wool; 250 yds/229m per 115g skein; shown in color Voodoo: 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 6) skeins or
  • DK weight yarn: approx 650 (775, 875, 975, 1125, 1325) yds/600 (700, 800, 900, 1025, 1200)m

NEEDLES/ BUTTONS

  • US Size 5 (3.75mm) and 6 (4mm) circular needles and DPN of larger size, or size needed to obtain gauge and one size smaller
  • 9 or desired number (5/8”/15mm) buttons

GAUGE
22 sts and 32 rows = 4”/10cm in Garter Rib on larger needles (blocked). Take time to check gauge.

CONSTRUCTION
Body is worked to underarm and divided, then FRONTS and BACK are worked separately; shoulders are joined and hood is continued to top and joined. Sleeves are picked up along armhole edge and worked flat to cuff. Front bands are picked up and worked in rib, with buttonholes on appropriate side depending on gender.