Sweet (Pipsqueaks) by Kim Hargreaves

Sweet (Pipsqueaks)

Knitting
January 2000
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch using larger needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
875 - 1250 yards (800 - 1143 m)
to fit chest sizes 24-30 in (4-10 yrs)
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Child’s version of the adult sized Sweet.

Summary: Cardigan or pullover with optional all-over eyelet pattern. Cuffs and bottom edge are ruffled, optionally in another color. Pattern includes charts and schematics.

Yarn Requirements:Suggested yarns are either Rowan Cotton Glace or Rowan DK Soft. The yardage listed above is for Rowan Cotton Glace.

To fit: 4-5 (6-7, 8-9, 9-10) yrs

Chest sizes: 24 (26, 28, 30) in
(61 (66, 71, 76 cm)

Rowan Cotton Glace:
Color A - 6 (7, 8, 9) x 50 gm balls
Color B - 1 (1, 1, 1) x 50 gm balls for ruffled edging

OR
Rowan DK Soft:
4 (4, 5, 5) x 50 gm balls

Notions: 7 buttons for cardigan

Needle Requirements: Gauge is the same for either yarn, but the recommended needle sizes are different.
For Rowan Cotton Glace: 1 pair each of 2.75 mm/US 2 and 3.25/US 3 needles
For Rowan DK Soft: 1 pair each of 3.25 mm/US 3 and 4 mm/US 6 needles

The eyelets version is done in cotton glace and the plain version in the now discontinued dk soft.