Bob's sweater by Yvonne B. Thorsen

Bob's sweater

Knitting
August 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette st. Blocked.
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
800 - 1200 yards (732 - 1097 m)
2-3, (4-5, 6-7, 8-9), 10-12 Years. To fit chest: 21-23, (23-25, 25-26, 26-27), 27-29“/ 53-58.5, (58.5-63.5, 63.5-66, 66-68.5), 68.5-73.5 cm.
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My own little tribute to Ravelry and just Frenchies in general.

I just love a circular yoke sweater. If it has stranded work, I like it even better. Something feels very traditional and timeless with circular yoke sweaters.
This sweater is knitted top-down. The yoke has a bulldog pattern explained by a chart.
The fit of the sweater is loose, but not oversized.

SIZES
2-3, (4-5, 6-7, 8-9), 10-12 Years . Shown in size 10-12 on a 28” bust. 2 - 5” of positive ease is already calculated into the pattern.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust circumference: 24.8, (27.8, 28.7, 29.7), 30.6“/ 63, (70.7, 73, 75.4), 77.7 cm
Yoke depth: 6.9, (6.9, 7, 7.1), 7.1“/ 17.5 (17.5, 17.8, 18.1), 18,4 cm
Sleeve length from underarm: 9.1, (9.9, 12.1, 13.1), 14.1“/ 23, (25, 31, 33.5), 36 cm
Length body from underarm: 8.7, (9.4, 11.7, 12.7), 13.7“/ 22, (24, 30, 32.5), 35 cm

MATERIALS:
The sample is knitted in Sandnes garn Tynn merinoull, but you can use any fingering weight yarn where you can obtain the correct gauge

YARDAGE:
Main color (MC): 500, (550, 600, 700), 800 Yd. / 457, (503, 548, 640), 731 m
Grey color (CC1): 200, (200, 200, 250), 250 Yd. / 183, (183, 183, 228), 228 m
Black color (CC2): 100, (100, 100, 150), 150 Yd. / 92, (92, 92, 137), 137 m

NEEDLES:
US 1.5 / 2.5 mm DPNs for ribbing sleeve.
US 1.5 / 2.5 mm needle 12 or 16 “/ 30 or 40 cm for ribbing neck.
US 1.5 / 2.5 mm circular needle 24 “/ 60 cm for ribbing body.
US 2.5 / 3.0 mm circular needle 24 “/ 60 cm for body and Yoke.
US 2.5 / 3.0 mm DPNs for sleeves.

GAUGE
27 sts x 32 rows = 4 x 4 “/ 10 x 10 cm in st st on larger size needles. Blocked