Retrofit Mini Me by Sue Stratford

Retrofit Mini Me

Knitting
September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
490 - 1102 yards (448 - 1008 m)
6-12 months (12-18 months, 2-3yrs, 4-5yrs, 6-7yrs, 8-10yrs, 10-12yrs, 12-14yrs)
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The Retrofit sweater is designed to be a relaxed fit sweater with 2” - 4” (5 - 10cm) positive ease. The sweater is worked from the bottom up. The body is worked up to the armholes, followed by the two sleeves up to the armhole. The stitches for the sleeves and body are then joined and the yoke is worked. The back hem of the sweater is ‘dipped’ with short row shaping.

This pattern is also available in adult sizes.

The 6-12 month sample is knitted using Socks Yeah DK in shade 201 ‘Tartarus’

The 8-10 years sample is knitted using Crush DK by Skein Queen (225m 246 yds per 100g skein)
2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) x 100g skeins

The second 6-12 month sample is knitted in shade ‘Chesil Beach’
The 8-10 years sample is knitted in shade ‘Peach Bellini’

Finished Dimensions
Chest measurement: 54 (58, 63, 68.5, 73.5, 77, 83, 87.5)cm / 21¼ (22¾, 24¾, 27, 29, 30¼, 32¾, 34½)” with positive ease of 5 - 10cm (2 - 4”)

Techniques: Cast on (which ever method you prefer), increasing and decreasing, German short row shaping, working from a chart, cable knitting

For more information, please visit www.suestratford.co.uk