Sailor sweater by Justine Turner

Sailor sweater

December 2009
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 3 - 3.25 mm
0-3mth, 3-6 mths, 6-12 mths, 18 mths, 2T
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Fun flap front sweater - easy on over big heads! This sweater is worked all in one peice with side and underarm seams, using novel shaping methods.

Have fun with your button choice, all one colour or mix it up!

40.5 (43, 45.5, 48, 50.5) cm chest (Child measurements)

Wool or wool blend sport weight or light DK yarn. Approximately 166 m (181 yd) to 50g (1.76 oz)
I have used a DK wool at 137m to 50g and another at 166m to 50g and both have worked well.

Yarn 312 (338 364 390 420) metres

Unless otherwise noted all garments use
3.25 mm (US 3 UK 10)
(Or size needed to achieve gauge)
I use circular needles, however all of these patterns can be worked on straight needles.

2 st markers.
2 st holders.
Darning needle.
5 small buttons.

24 sts x 50 rows = 10 cm (4 in) in garter st

Advanced beginner, can read a pattern, increase, decrease, cast on and off, work a yarn over.

Part of the “Garter stitch plain and simple” collection