This charming hoodie jacket is designed in a fingering/ 4ply weight yarn in two contrasting colours for striped sleeves and button band with a warm functional hood.
It is knitted and has a centre front cable pattern which borders the vee neckline. It also has optional contrast stripes in the hem, neck and arm bands.
It requires intermediate knitting skills as it is knitted in pieces and seamed and has bands which need picking up and knitting on.
Five sizes: newborn (3, 6, 12, 24) months.
To fit underarm / chest: 35 (40, 45, 50, 55)cm
Finished measurement (around chest): 42 (47, 53, 59, 64)cm
Length: 22 ( 26, 30, 34, 39)cm
Yarn required( approx.) between 335m to 500m of any natural 4ply wool yarn in Main Colour (depending on size chosen) and 165m for the contrast band in all sizes.
Please note that any alterations to the pattern may require extra yarn than stated. All measurements are approximate.
Gauge/Tension: 25sts and 32 rows to 10cm square of stocking stitch using 3.5mm needle.
Needles & Notions: 3.25mm and 3.5mm needles (or as needed to make the gauge), yarn needle.
Colour printed leaflet only by Alpaca Yarns.