Samwelle by Georgie Nicolson
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Samwelle

Knitting
October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
270 - 840 yards (247 - 768 m)
15 sizes; to fit 15 to 30" chest (approximately newborn to size 12)
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Samwelle is like your best friend, or favourite toy. It’s reliable, snuggly and comforting. Designed to keep the torso and head warm while allowing those busy kid limbs to keep moving.

Construction:
Samwelle is knit seamlessly from the top down and incorporates kid-friendly saddle shoulders. Samwelle features a crossover textured yoke and contrast striping, which is repeated on the kangaroo pocket, hood and edgings. This is an easy to wear and easy to knit garment.

Sizing:
Finished chest measurement:
15-21: 16¾/42.5 (18/46, 19/48.5, 20/51) 20¾/52.5, 22¼/56.5, 23/58.5
22-30: 24/61 (24¾/63, 26¼/66.5, 27/68.5) 28/71, 29¾/75.5, 31½/80, 33¼/84.5
inches/cms

This is a classic fitting garment with approximately 2½ to 3 inches/6.5 to 7.5 cms of positive ease graduated across the size range.

Sample shown in the 22” size knit to size 6 lengths on a six year old with a 22½” chest.

Skill Level:
Intermediate

Yardage:
Main colour:
15-21: 220/205 (240/220, 260/240, 290/265) 320/295, 350/320, 380/350
22-30: 410/375 (440/405, 480/440, 520/475) 560/515, 600/550, 640/585, 690/630
Contrast colour:
15-21: 50/45 (60/55, 70/65, 70/65) 80/75, 80/75, 90/85
22-30: 90/85 (100/95, 100/95, 110/100) 120/110, 130/120, 140/130, 150/140
yards/metres approximately.