Seltzer by Marjorie Dussaud
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June 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
500 - 1300 yards (457 - 1189 m)
6m (12m, 2T, 4T, 6y, 8y, 10y)

This simple pullover was designed to make the most of the saddle shoulder yoke construction. Totally unisex, it would suit a girl as well as a boy. It is designed to be comfortably loose without being oversized, for a versatile garment little children will enjoy as much as the older kids. It is worked from the top down in the round with simple color blocks that requires only striping, one strongly contrasting color for the sleeves and two contrasting colors for the body.

A note about size: it is always a good idea to measure the size of the chest of the child the sweater is intended for before choosing a size. You can easily modify the sizing of this garment by choosing a larger or smaller chest size and working the length associated with another size, for a custom fit.

Yarn requirements and sizes
Sizes: 6m (12m, 2T, 4T, 6y, 8y, 10y)
Chest (finished garment): 20 (22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32)“ intended with 1½-2” positive ease


200 (225, 250, 275, 325, 350, 450) yds in C1 of worsted weight wool
150 (175, 200, 225, 250, 275, 325) yds in C2 of worsted weight wool
150 (175, 200, 225, 250, 275, 325) yds in C3 of worsted weight wool

Sample shows
Berroco Vintage (worsted weight, 52% acrylic, 40% wool, 8% nylon, 218 yds per 100g skein).
C1 in color “5149 – Forget me not”;
C2 in color “5106 – Smoke”;
C3 in color “5189 – Charcoal”.

Seltzer is the second design to be released as part of my “Young Gentleman Knits” collection. The design is available both as an individual pattern and as part of the collection. Please note that the purchase of the collection represents a significant discount comparatively to the cost of purchasing the patterns individually, and I am not able to give any refund if you buy the individual patterns and wish to buy the collection at a later date.