Sea Stripes by Dani Sunshine

Sea Stripes

Knitting
September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
400 - 800 yards (366 - 732 m)
6m (1y, 2y, 4y) [6y, 8y, 10y]
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Pattern notes:

This simple, striped sweater is knit in the round from the top down. German short rows are used to shape the neckline, raglan increases shape the yoke. The long sleeves and body are knit in stockinette stitch in the round; both are finished with twisted ribbing.

Yarn:

Fingering Weight ~ Total approx.:
400 (450, 500, 575) (650, 750, 850) yards /
365 (415, 455, 525) (595, 685, 770) metres.

Colour 1 / Ocean Warrior:
225 (250, 275, 325) (375, 425, 475) yards /
205 (230, 250, 295) (345, 390, 435) metres.

Colour 2 / Ban the Bag:
175 (200, 225, 250) (275, 325, 375) yards /
160 (185, 205, 230) (250, 295, 345) metres.

Sample shown was knit in Black Elephant Yarn Merino Singles Fingering.

Needles:

US4 /3.5 mm circular needle (40 cm long) & US5 /3.75 mm circular needle (40 cm long & 60 cm long).

US4 / 3.5 mm & US5 /3.75 mm dpns or longer circular needle for magic loop method for sleeves.

Notions:

4 stitch markers, holders / waste yarn, tapestry needle.

Sizing:

6m (1y, 2y, 4y) 6y, 8y, 10y.

To fit chest size:

18.5 (20, 21, 23) 25, 26.5, 28 inches /
47 (51, 53.5, 58.5) 63.5, 67.5, 71 cm.

Actual chest measurements:

22 (23.3, 24.7, 26.7) 28.7, 30, 32 inches /
55.9 (59.2, 62.7, 67.8) 72.9, 76.2, 81.3 cm.

Choose a size with 3 - 5 inches / 7.5 - 12.5 cm of positive ease.

Sample is shown in size 10 years with 4 inches / 10 cm of positive ease.

Gauge:

24 sts & 34 rows in 4 inches / 10 cm square in stockinette stitch in the round on larger needles (adjust needle size if necessary, to get gauge). Use a needle one size smaller than gauge needle for the ribbing.