Sunshine by Dutch Knitting Design
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Sunshine

Knitting
July 2008
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
238 - 561 yards (218 - 513 m)
4 years
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Errata: armhole shaping for all sizes: after bo, knit 1 sts less then stated. This pattern is currently being re-written and tech-edited again (as of 2011-May-26)

SIZES
2 years 4 years, 6 years, 8 years,
10 years, 12 years, 14 years, 16 years

Based on chestsize:
2 years: 21 inch / 53 cm
4 years: 23 inch / 58.5 cm
6 years: 25 inch / 63.5 cm
8 years: 26.5 inch / 67 cm
10 years: 28 inch / 71 cm
12 years: 30 inch / 76 cm
14 years: 31.5 inch / 80 cm
16 years: 32.5 inch / 82.5 cm

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS LYING FLAT
Chest circumference
2 years: 11.4 inch / 29 cm
4 years: 12.4 inch / 31.5 cm
6 years: 13.4 inch / 34 cm
8 years: 14.2 inch / 36 cm
10 years: 15 inch / 38 cm
12 years: 15.9 inch / 40.5 cm
14 years: 16.7 inch / 42.5 cm
16 years: 17.3 inch / 44 cm
Length
2 years: 11.6 inch / 29.5 cm
4 years: 12.6 inch / 32 cm
6 years: 13.6 inch / 34.5 cm
8 years: 15.6 inch / 39.5 cm
10 years: 17.1 inch / 43.5 cm
12 years: 18.1 inch / 46 cm
14 years: 18.7 inch / 47.5 cm
16 years: 19.1 inch / 48.5 cm

MATERIALS
Yarn: 3 3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7 balls of aran weight yarn
We recomment Rowan all seasons cotton as substitute yarn
(approx. a total of 238 278, 318, 372, 444, 496, 535, 561 yards /218 255, 291, 341, 407, 455, 490,514meters).
The model is shown in Cotonature from Bergere de France 60% coton, 40% acrylic; 93 yards/85 meters per 50 gram ball.
Needles: 1 set US 8 / 5 mm straight needles or other size to obtain gauge.
1 set US 8/ 5 mm double pointed or circular (for the smaller sizes: of length 16 in/ 40 cm; for the larger sizes: of length 24 in/60 cm)
1 tapestry needle.

USED ABBREVIATIONS
co: cast on
sts: stitches
co: cast on
bo: bind off
k: knit
p: purl
yo: yarn over
k2tog: knit 2 together
skp: slip stitch, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over

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