This cheerful Christmas sweater is knitted in Aran weight yarn and uses the intarsia technique with some embroidery afterwards for the detail. Don’t forget the cheeky little robin on the back!
The sweater is knitted from a chart and written instructions for each size.
Finished size (chest width): 5-6 - 35.5cm (14”) 7-8 - 39.5cm (15 1/2”) 9-10 - 41cm (16 1/4”) 11 - 12 - 43cm (25 1/4”)
Small - 53cm (20 3/4”) Medium - 56cm (22”) Large - 62cm (24 1/2”) Extra Large - 64cm (25 1/2”)
Yarn requirements: 5-6 - 420m (460yds) 7-8 - 500m (550yds) 9-10 - 600m (660yds) 11-12 - 700m (770yds)
Small - 900m (990yds) Medium - 1000m (1210yds) Large - 1100m (1210yds) Extra Large - 1250m (1370yds)
Motif yarn requirements: 80m of each of the following colours: Red, cream, mid brown. 50m (60yds) of 4-ply (fingering) sparkly baby yarn used double when knitting. Small amounts of black, orange and dark brown 10-ply aran yarn for embroidery. Small amount of toy filling
For more information, see: http://www.theknittinghut.co.uk/merry-christmas-swea…