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Reese

Knitting
February 2010
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette in the round
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
This pattern was available in print for $6.00.

Here’s a combination of a classic yoke shape and stranded color-work with an undated finish. As you work from the top down you’ll progress through 3 bands of color which are nestled between 3 rounds of increases resulting in a classic round yoke. A steek paves the way for a zipper and the short sleeves make this a great layering piece for those busy boys and girls.

Sizes:
Children’s 2-4 (6-8, 10-12) years.

Finished Measurements:
Chest: 28.5 (32.25, 35.75) inches.
Length: 14 (18, 22) inches.

Yarn:
Vermont Organic’s O~Wool Classic
100% organic Merino wool
3.5 ounces / 100 grams per skein
198 yards / 181 meters per skein
3 (4, 4) hanks MC.
1 hank each of 4 complementary colors.
Sample shown in Main color “Evergreen” with “Sage”, “Cornflower”, “Sky”, and “Natural”.

Needles:
24 or 29 inch* US #7 (4.5 mm) circular needle.
24 or 29 inch* US #6 (4.0 mm) circular needle.
Needle length based on garment chest width.
US #7 (4.5 mm) double point needles.
US #6 (4.0 mm) double point needles.
OR the size needle you need to obtain appropriate gauge.

Extras:
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, 1 separating sport zipper.

Skill level:
Experienced.

Skills Needed:
Working in the round, stranded color-work, working from a chart, short-rows, steeks.