Knitting: Adorable child’s jumper to make
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.
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.
28 stitches and 35 rows, to 10 x 10cm, over ss, using 3.25mm needles.
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.
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.