Childs denim sweater

This very easy child's sweater in my denim yarn knits up quickly and simply and so is ideal for the novice knitter.

measurements

To fit ages 2

actual measurements

Chest 71

Length 35

Sleeve seam 22

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6(7:8) 50g balls of Debbie Bliss cotton denim aran in Medium Blue Pair each 4mm (US 6) and 41^mm (US 7) knitting needles tension

18 sts and 24 rows to 10cm/4in square over st st using 4^mm (US 7) needles.

abbreviations beg = beginning cm = centimetres cont = continue dec = decreas(e)ing foil = following in = inches inc = increas(e)ing k = knit p = purl rem = remain(ing) st st = stocking stitch st(s) = stitch(es)

Rep the last 2 rows once more.

Beg with a k row, work in st st until back/front measures 31(34:38)cm/ 12/4(13%: 15)in from cast-on edge, ending with a wrong side row. Shape neck

Next row K24(27:30) sts, turn and work on these sts for first side of neck, leave rem sts on a spare needle.

Dec one st at neck edge of next 6 rows.

Work 3 rows.

Cast off.

back and front

With right side facing, slip centre 18(20:22) sts onto a holder, rejoin yarn to rem sts, k to end.

Dec one st at neck edge of next 6 rows. Work 3 rows. Cast off.

sleeves With 4mm (US 6) needles, cast on 34(38:42) sts. Beg with a k row, work 6 rows st st. Next row K2, [p2, k2] to end. Next row P2, [k2, p2] to end. Rep the last 2 rows once more. Change to 4^mm (US 7) needles.

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Beg with a k row, work in st st and inc one st at each end of the 3rd and every foil 4th row until there are 50(58:66) sts.

Cont straight until sleeve measures 20(23:26)cm/7% (9:10%)in from cast-on edge, ending with a p row.

Rep the last 2 rows once more.

Cast off.

neckband Join right shoulder seam.

With right side facing and 4^mm (US 7) needles, pick up and k10 sts down left front neck, k across 18(20:22) sts from front neck holder, pick up and k9 sts up right front neck and 9 sts down right back neck, k across 18(20:22) sts from back neck holder, then pick up and k10 sts up left back neck. 74(78:82) sts.

Rep the last 2 rows once more.

Cast off.

to make Join left shoulder and neckband seam. With centre of cast-off edge of sleeve to up shoulder, sew on sleeves. Join side and sleeve seams.

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