Child's Johnny #C772 by Penny Straker

Child's Johnny #C772

Knitting
January 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch & cables
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
515 - 1190 yards (471 - 1088 m)
Children's 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
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This hoodie, now a wardrobe essential, is knit on #7 needles, and is a good design for the intermediate needle worker. The cables are easy and fun to work, but the placket requires attention to the detailing and a good command of knitting tension to keep the placket and buttonholes crisp and firm.

The directions include a collar as an alternative to the hood, making it a versatile pattern. Johnny is equally charming in a wide array of yarns from textured tweeds and fiber blends, to worsted-spun machine-washable wools. This is an endearing and cozy classic for any child, either boy or girl.