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Shackleton Sweater

Crochet
April 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches in body pattern
4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
340 - 700 yards (311 - 640 m)
0-3 (3-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24) months
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Named for Ernest Shackleton, the sailor and Antarctic explorer, this sweater is sure to keep your little ones warm as they make their own explorations of the world. The simple shaping makes this pattern quick and easy to work up, while a striped band at the hem and cuffs adds interest. The pattern includes five sizes (from 0-24 months) and buttonhole instructions for both boy’s and girl’s versions.

To Fit Chest: 16 (17½, 19, 20, 21)”

Finished Measurements:
Chest circumference: 19½ (21, 23, 24, 25)”
Length: 9 (10¼, 11½, 12½, 14½)”

Yarn:
290 (355, 435, 525, 630) yds in main colour (MC)
25 (30, 30, 35, 35) yds each in 2 contrast colours (A and B)

Size 0-3 months shown in Sweet Paprika Minuet, 2 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins Emerald City (MC) and 1 skein each Grasshopper (A) and Natural (B).

Notions: Yarn needle, 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) buttons