Festival Sweater by PetiteKnit

Festival Sweater

Knitting
July 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
590 - 1298 yards (539 - 1187 m)
1-2 (2-3) 3-4 (4-5) 5-6 (6-7) 7-8 (8-10) 10-12 (12-14) years
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The Festival Sweater is worked from the top down. The neck edge is folded and knitted together and short rows are worked to shape the neckline. After this, increases are worked evenly distributed down the circular yoke. The stripes are worked in a technique which creates small bobbles.

Sizes: 1-2 (2-3) 3-4 (4-5) 5-6 (6-7) 7-8 (8-10) 10-12 (12-14) years

Chest circumference: 65 (68) 71 (73) 76 (78) 83 (89) 93 (99) cm [25½ (26¾) 28 (28¼) 30 (30¾) 32¾ (35) 36½ (39) inches]
Length: 35 (37) 39 (42) 44 (46) 49 (51) 52 (54) cm [13¾ (14½) 15¼ (16½) 17¼ (18) 19¼ (20) 20½ (21¼) inches] measured mid back

Gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] in stockinette stitch on 4 mm [US6] needles

Needles: Circular needles: 3.5 mm [US4] / 40, 60 and/or 80 cm [16, 24 and/or 32 inches] and 4 mm [US6] / 40, 60 and/or 80 cm [16, 24 and/or 32 inches]
Double-pointed needles: 3.5 mm [US4] and 4 mm [US6]

Yarn: 200 (200-250) 250 (250-300) 300 (300-350) 350 (350) 400 (450) g Double Sunday by Sandnes Garn (50 g = 108 m [118 yds]) in the main colour, approx. 40 (40) 40 (45) 50 (55) 60 (70) 85 (100) g Double Sunday by Sandnes Garn (50 g = 108 m [118 yds]) for the stripes.

Difficulty: ★★★ (3 out of 5)

See the classification of difficulty here.