Garden Party by Dani Sunshine
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Garden Party

Knitting
December 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
300 - 725 yards (274 - 663 m)
1 (2, 4, 6) [8, 10, 12] years
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Pattern notes:
This colourful, cropped sweater is worked seamlessly from the bottom up. The body is knit in the round inside out to the underarms, after which the front and back are separated and worked back and forth in reverse stockinette stitch. The shoulders are joined using Kitchener Stitch. Stitches are picked up for the sleeves, German short rows are used to shape the sleeve caps, then the sleeves are knit inside out in the round. The sleeves are extra long and turned up. The neckline and cuffs are finished with ribbing.

Materials:
Yarn:
Approx. 300 (350, 400, 475) (550, 625, 725) yards of DK or light worsted weight yarn.

Needles:
US 6 / 4 mm, 60 cm circular needle for the hem & long circular needle for magic loop or dpns for the cuffs and neckline.
US 7 / 4.5 mm, 60 cm circular needle for the body & longer circular needle for magic loop or dpns for the sleeves.

Notions:
3 stitch markers, tapestry needle, holders / waste yarn.

Sizing:
Instructions are given for 1 (2, 4, 6) (8, 10, 12) years.

To fit chest size:
19 (21, 23, 25) (26.5, 28, 30) inches /
48.5 (53.5, 58.5, 63.5) (67.5, 71, 76) cm.

Actual chest measurements of garment:
20.8 (22.4, 24, 27.2) (28.8, 30.4, 32) inches /
52.8 (56.9, 61, 69.1) (73.2, 77.2, 81.3) cm.

Gauge in stockinette stitch:
20 sts and 28 rows per 4 inch / 10cm square on larger needle.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.