Troublemaker by Kathryn Folkerth

Troublemaker

Knitting
February 2020
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
343 - 1110 yards (314 - 1015 m)
Newborn (12 Months, 2 years, 4 years)(6, 8, 10) years
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Knit this top down raglan for the little troublemakers in your life.

It is a great project for using up leftover sock yarn. Worried about matching stripes when working with odds and ends? Before using a new scrap ball divide it in half. Set one half aside for striping on the body and divide the other half into half again for each of the sleeves.

Finished Sizes:

Newborn (12 months, 2 years, 4 years)(6, 8, 10) years

with finished chest circumferences of:

17 (20.5, 23, 25)(26.5, 28, 29)”
43 (51.5, 58, 63)(66.5, 70, 73) cm

The sample shown is shown in a size 4 on a small 4 year old.

Yarn Requirements:

Approximately 343 (470, 563, 679)(799, 990, 1110) yards / 313 (430, 515, 621)(731, 905, 1015) meters heavy fingering or sport weight wool.

Sample shown in Walcot Yarns, Opus (70% Merino, 30% Alpaca & 355 yards / 325 meters per 100g)

Colorways:
MC: Goldenrod – 174 (238, 285, 344)(405, 501, 562) yards / 159 (218, 261, 315)(370, 458, 514) meters.
CC1: Lapis – 93 (127, 152, 184)(216, 268, 300) yards / 85 (116, 139, 168)(198, 245, 274) meters.
CC2: Grey — 77 (106, 126, 152)(179, 222, 249) yards / 70 (97, 115, 139)(164, 203, 228) meters.

Needles and Notions:

US size 5 / 3.75 mm 24” / 60 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge plus needles of the same size as preferred for working small circumferences in the round and circular needles one size smaller with a long enough cord to hold all the sts of the button band.

4 stitch markers plus 2 lockable stitch markers, waste yarn, 3 (3, 3, 4)(4, 5, 5) ½” / 12.5 mm buttons, tapestry needle, needle and thread, ribbon if desired for reinforcing buttons.

Techniques used:

Short rows, knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing, Icelandic Bind off.

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