Avery by Sasha Hyre

Avery

Knitting
August 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
650 - 980 yards (594 - 896 m)
1-5
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The sweater was inspired by my daughter and son. I created a gender neutral pattern that they can both wear effortlessly.

This sweater is worked from the bottom up seamlessly.

SIZES
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (6, 7, 8, 9)

FINISHED CHEST CIRCUMFERENCE
20, 22, 23, 24, 25 (26, 28, 30, 32) inches
50, 56, 58, 61, 64 (66, 71, 76, 81) cm

APPROX. AGE EQUIVALENCE
6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-3 yrs, 3-4 yrs, 4-5 yrs (5-6 yrs, 7-8 yrs, 9-10 yrs, 10-12yrs)

Choose a size that allows for 2 to 3 in (5 to 8 cm) of positive ease around the chest.
Model shown is wearing a size 3 with chest measuring 20”

YARN
Weight: DK

MC: 1, 1, 2, 2, 2 (2, 2, 2, 3) skeins
210, 230, 260, 275, 290 (315, 375, 420, 530) yd
190, 210, 235, 250, 260 (285, 340, 380, 470) m

CC1: 1, 1, 1, 1 (1, 1, 1, 1) skein
80, 90, 100, 105, 115 (125, 145, 160, 205) yd
75, 80, 80, 95, 105 (115, 130, 145, 185) m

CC2: 1, 1, 1, 1 (1, 1, 1, 2) skein
115, 125, 140, 150, 160 (170, 200, 230, 285) yd
105, 115, 125, 135, 145 (155, 180, 210, 255) m

Each skein should have at least 246 yd (223 m).

Yarn breakdown per section
400, 440, 500, 525, 560 (610, 720, 810, 1020) yds
360, 400, 450, 475, 505)(550, 650, 730, 920) m

MC: 52% ┃ CC1: 20% ┃ CC2: 28%

Samples shown in
AnniePaaren Davies - DK non-superwash - 246 yd (223 m)
MC (Vinyl), CC1 (Chalk), CC2 (Courtyard)

Humblemtl BFL DK - 246 yd (223 m)
MC (Secret Bridges), CC1 (Dear Love), CC2 (Lost Girl)

NEEDLES
Circular needles, at least 16 or 24 inches (40 or 60 cm) long, in two sizes:
3.75mm (US #5) needles for ribbing
4mm (US #6) needles for body and arms
Sets of DPN needles in the same two sizes for the sleeves, if you’re not using the magic-loop method

GAUGE
22 sts X 30 Rows = 4 rows in Stockinette on 4mm needles (or size needed to get gauge)

TOOLS
Stitch markers (one to distinguish BOR, and a removable marker or progress keeper)
Scissors
Tapestry needle
Waste yarn or stitch holders

TECHNIQUES USED

This sweater is worked from the bottom up seamlessly.
The colour work is worked with the intarsia back and forth.
The “V” pattern is on the front, back and the sleeves.
Challenge yourself by maybe learning a new technique!