Santa Claus by Sue Stratford

Santa Claus

Knitting
September 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
460 - 1370 yards (421 - 1253 m)
S, M, L, XL

This cheeky Father Christmas sweater is knitted in Aran weight yarn and uses the intarsia technique.

The sweater is knitted from a chart and written instructions for each size.

Finished size (chest width): 

5-6 - 35.5cm (14”) 
7-8 - 39.5cm (15 1/2”) 
9-10 - 41cm (16 1/4”) 
11 - 12 - 43cm (25 1/4”)
Small - 53cm (20 3/4”) 
Medium - 56cm (22”) 
Large - 62cm (24 1/2”) 
Extra Large - 64cm (25 1/2”)

Yarn requirements:

5-6 - 420m (460yds) 
7-8 - 500m (550yds) 
9-10 - 600m (660yds) 
11-12 - 700m (770yds)
Small - 900m (990yds) 
Medium - 1000m (1210yds) 
Large - 1100m (1210yds) 
Extra Large - 1250m (1370yds)

Motif yarn requirements: 
Adult: 80m of 10-ply (Aran) yarn in each of the following colours: 
Red, cream, mid brown, dark brown, black and pale pink. 
180m of sparkly 4-ply (Fingering) yarn used double throughout 
Small amount of toy filling. Two 16mm buttons.