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Top Down Super Stripes

by Patons
Patons Pattern Library
Knitting
January 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch on larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1127 - 2415 yards (1031 - 2208 m)
Child: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 years
This pattern is available for free.

These top down striped sweaters are a classic cool-weather piece for stylish kids. Shown in Patons Astra. (Patons Yarns)

Skill Level: Intermediate

MATERIALS
Patons® Astra™ (50 g/1.75 oz; 147 m/161 yds)
3 colors, 7-15 balls total

Sizes 4 6 8 10 12 yrs

BOY’S VERSION
Main Color (MC) Dark Tan (02013) 3 3 4 4 5 balls
Contrast A Medium Tan (02020) 2 3 3 4 5 balls
Contrast B Hot Orange (08628) 2 2 3 4 5 balls

GIRL’S VERSION
Main Color (MC) Hot Pink (08416) 3 3 4 4 5 balls
Contrast A Medium Grey (02728) 2 3 3 4 5 balls
Contrast B Oz (08200) 2 3 3 4 5 balls

Sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needles 20” [50 cm] long.
Set of four sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
4 stitch markers.

Stripe Pattern: 30 rounds

Body is worked in one piece from top down.

Construction schematics are provided in pdf download (January 2013).

Featured in Patons February 2013 Newsletter