Sweater with square setin sleeves

To fit ages

3-6

6-9

12-18

24-36

months

Actual measurements

Chest

54

60

66

72

cm

21/4

23'A

26

28%

in

Length to shoulder

26

28

32

36

cm

10%

11

12!*

14%

in

Sleeve length

15

17

19

22

cm

6

6%

7%

8%

in

materials tension abbreviations

5(5:6:7) 50g balls of Debbie Bliss cotton double knitting in Ecru. Pair each of 3%mm (US 5) and 4mm (US 6) knitting needles.

20 sts and 28 rows to 10cm/4in square over patt using 4mm (US 6) needles.

beg = beginning cm = centimetre(s) cont = continue dec = decrease in = inch(es) inc = increase K(k) = knit ml = make one st by picking up the loop lying between the st just worked and the next st and working into the back of it mm = millimetres P(p) = purl patt = pattern rem = remaining rep = repeat st(s) = stitch(es)

sweater with square set-in sleeves back With 3%mm (US 5) needles, cast on 55(61:67:73) sts.

1 st row (right side) K1, * p1, k1; rep from * to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 4(5:5:6) times more.

Change to 4mm (US 6) needles and work in pattern as follows:

1 st row K3, * p1, k5; rep from * to last 4 sts, p1, k3.

2nd row P2, * k1, p1, k1, p3; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1.p1.k1, p2.

6th row P2, * k1, p1, k1, p3; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1, p1, k1, p2.

These 6 rows form the patt and are repeated throughout.

Cont in patt until work measures 16(17:19:21 )cm/6%(6%:7/£8%)in from cast-on edge, ending with a wrong side row. Shape armholes

Cast off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 43(49:55:61) sts.

Cont in patt until work measures 23(25:28:32)cm/9(10:11:12^)in from cast-on edge, ending with a wrong side row. Shape neck

Next row Patt 14(16:19:21) sts, turn and work on these sts only for first side of neck.

Keeping continuity of pattern, dec one st at neck edge on next 4(4:6:6) rows.

Work 3 rows straight.

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