Rockin' Robin by Jane Burns

Rockin' Robin

June 2024
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1597 - 2237 yards (1460 - 2046 m)
0-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24 mo., 2-3 yrs.
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This pattern is available from for £4.95.

A Robin is not just for Christmas, you can easily remove the little Santa hat after the seasonal festivities and extend the life of this little sweater.

A drop shoulder style sweater with button fastening at the neck, this is as simple to knit as it is to wear. The Robin is a small intarsia panel perfect for those wanting to try intarsia. Keeping it super simple and adorable the Wing and Hat sewn on at the end.

Sized to fit approx. ages birth to 3 years and knit in King Cole, Big Value DK.

This is a bottom up sweater with a drop shoulder and seamed construction.


The pattern now includes a Chart and full written instructions for the intarsia panel.



Straight 3.25mm & 4mm

Circulars 3.25mm

Also Needed:

Darning needle

Stitch markers

6 (6: 6: 6: 6) grey buttons 

Oddment of Mustard DK Yarn (used Scheepjes, Colour Crafter shade 1114) 

Small Black Button for eye (optional)

0-6m, 6-12m, 12-18m, 18-24m, 2-3yrs

For more information on yarn and sizing, visit my linked website.