Knit­ting: Adorable child’s jumper to make

Woman's Weekly (UK) - - Hello! - KNIT­TING EdITor TErESA

Mea­sure­MenTs

To fit chest 48 (51) cm/19 (20) in. ac­tual mea­sure­ments 50 (53) cm/19¾ (21) in. side seam 14.5 (16) cm/5¾ (6¼) in. Length to shoul­der 26.5 (29) cm/10½ (11½) in. sleeve seam 16 (18) cm/6¼ (7) in.

Ma­Te­ri­aLs

2 (2) 50g (226m) balls of Sir­dar Coun­try Style 4ply (40% ny­lon, 30% wool, 30% acrylic) in Cream (411), 1 (1) ball in Blue (Lupin 429) and a small amount in each of Lime (Key Lime 641), Red (Bakewell 621) and Grey (Sil­ver Cloud 434)*. Pair each of 2.75 (No. 12) and 3.25mm (No. 10) knit­ting nee­dles; 2 stitch hold­ers; 3 safety pins; 6 but­tons. Yarn is avail­able from theknit­tingnet­work.co.uk.

Ten­sion

28 stitches and 35 rows, to 10 x 10cm, over ss, us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles.

ab­bre­vi­a­Tions

St(s), stitch(es); k, knit; p, purl; tog, to­gether (de­crease, by work­ing as many sts to­gether as stated); inc, in­crease 1 st (by work­ing into same st twice); dec, de­crease 1 st( by w or kingk 2 togo nak row andp 2 togo nap row ); ss, stock­ing stitch (k on right side and p on wrong side); nil, mean­ing noth­ing can be worked here for this size; Cr, Cream;

Bl, Blue; Li Lime; Re, Red.

noTe

Yarn amounts are based on av­er­age re­quire­ments and are there­fore ap­prox­i­mate. In­struc­tions are given for small size. Where they vary, work fig­ures in round brack­ets for larger sizes. In­struc­tions in square brack­ets are worked as stated af­ter 2nd bracket.

This en­chant­ing stock­ing-stitch jersey has a ring of march­ing ele­phants. There’s a slop­ing fas­ten­ing at each side of the neck to make it easy to pull on.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.