s32-18 Christmas KAL 2018 Red Nose Jumper Kids by DROPS design

s32-18 Christmas KAL 2018 Red Nose Jumper Kids

Knitting
October 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch with larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
738 - 1230 yards (675 - 1125 m)
2 - 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
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This pattern is available for free.

Knitted sweater for children in DROPS Nepal. The piece is worked with a reindeer motif. Sizes 2 - 12 years. Theme: Christmas.

Join the Christmas DROPS-Along 2018 in the DROPS Workshop group

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Join the DROPS-Along and let’s knit together a Christmas jumper for the whole family!

SKILL LEVEL
This is an easy pattern to follow but if you are anyway worried about your skills, don’t be! Every step in this DROPS-along includes videos and pictures to help you finishing your sweater.

Never knitted a project with many colors? Then this is the perfect one to start with!

START DATE
We start to knit on Thursday, November 1st!

Share your progress with us and everyone else by tagging your pictures with the following 2 hashtags: #DROPSChristmasKAL and #RedNoseJumper (if you are making the adult sweater) or #RedNoseJumperKids (if you are making the kids’ sweater). That way you can click on the hashtag online or use the search box in the DROPS Workshop to find other people who’s knitting the same sweater as you!

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DROPS Design: Pattern no ne-026-bn

Yarn group C or A + A

Sizes: 2 - 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
Sizes equivalent to approx. height of child in cm:
92 - 98/104 - 110/116 - 122/128 - 134/140 - 146/152
Sizes equivalent to approx. height of child in feet:
3ft – 3ft3/3ft5 – 3ft7/3ft9 – 4ft/4ft2 – 4ft5/4ft7 – 4ft9/4ft12

Finished measurements:
Chest measurements: 62-66-70-76-80-84 cm = 24 3/8”-26”-27 1/2”-30”-31 1/2”-33 1/2”
Full length: 33-36-40-44-48-52 cm = 13”-14 1/4”-15 3/4”-17 1/4”-19”-20 1/2”

All measurements in charts are in cm.

Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
200-250-250-300-350-400 g color 3620, red
(You will need an extra 50-50-50-50-50-50 g of color 3620 red if you do not work the reindeer on the back)
50-50-50-100-100-100 g color 6314, denim blue
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color 0206, light beige
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color 0612, medium brown
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color 0300, beige
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color 2923, goldenrod


ACCESSORIES FOR THE PIECE:

KNITTING GAUGE:
17 stitches in width and 22 rows in height with stockinette stitch = 10 x 10 cm = 4” x 4”.

NEEDLES:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 5 MM = US 8.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 5 MM = US 8: length 40 cm = 16” and 80 cm = 32” for stockinette stitch.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 4 MM = US 6.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 4 MM = US 6: length 40 cm = 16” and 80 cm = 32” for rib.
The needle size is only a guide. If you have too many stitches on 10 cm = 4”, change to a larger needle size. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm = 4”, change to a smaller needle size.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4 MM = US 6 – for necklace on reindeer.

ACCESSORIES: A small red decorative heart of approx. 2 cm = 3/4” in diameter or something similar which can be used for the necklace on the reindeer (it must have a hole to thread the row of chain-stitches through).

Find whole pattern here