This is the knitting pattern PDF (not the finished product) for a sweater that is worked from the top down.
The sweater can be customized for all sleeve and body lengths. It has soft rolls at hems and neckline and a big wide neck to make it easy to pull on.
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Features for Sensory Kids
- There are no seams – so no scratchy itchy seam s or labels.
- It can be worked in any fibre (e.g. cotton/bamboo/acrylic) to suit your child’s needs.
- The sweater can be customized.
- The sweater can be worn either way round.
- It has a large easy neckline.
Age 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 years
65.5/25¾ 70/27½ 76.5/30 78.75/31 cm/in
Back length from shoulder
39/15¼ 41/16½ 43/17 46/18 cm/in
19/7½ 21.5/8½ 24/9½ 26.5/10½ cm/in
5 (6, 6, 7) balls of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran x 50g balls shade 041 Grey/Green
90 metres (98 yards) per ball.
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To substitute: use any standard Aran weight yarn with a given tension of 18 sts and 24 rows to 10 cm square on 5 mm (US 8) needles – see ball band label for details.
1 set 4 x 4 mm (US 6) double pointed needles.
1 set 4 x 5 mm (US 8) double pointed needles.
Optional Circular needle no 5 mm (US 8) needle length 60 cm
(bamboo needles recommended for the dpns)
You will receive 1 PDF Pattern file which can be printed on A4 or US Letter Size format.
If you are buying a crochet pattern you will receive 2 files – one in UK terminology and one in US terminology.
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to open the pattern files.