Crystal Palace Yarns
free knit child's sweater pattern in Blippity+Kiddo Yarn


 


 


Here is another colorway
Kiddo: #212 "apricot" & #209 "citron green"
Blippity: #431 "fruit salad"

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Child’s Blippity + Kiddo Cowl
Knit Pullover

Designed and Knit by Dawn Leeseman for Crystal Palace Yarns

Finished Measurements (After Seaming):
Size: 4 (6-8) (10-12)

Chest: 25.5 (28.75) (32)"

Length to underarm: 9.5 (11) (12)"

Armhole Depth: 6 (6.5) (7)"

Sleeve Length: 10.5 (11.5) (12.5)" after cuff is folded up

Materials: Crystal Palace (A) Kiddo; 2 (3)(3) balls #206, Baby Aqua, 97 yds, 50 gr skeins
(B) Kiddo
; 2 (3) (3) balls #205, Crystal Pink, 97 yds, 50 gr skeins
Crystal Palace Blippity; 4 (5) (5) balls #431, Fruit Salad, 81 yds, 50 gr skeins
[Blippity is held together with Kiddo throughout.]

Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles or Daisy Needles:
Sizes US 10-1/2 (6.5mm) straight or 26/29" circular OR Size to obtain gauge and 10-1/2 (6.5mm) 16" circular.
+ 2 stitch holders

Gauge: 10sts = 4 inches, slightly stretched and 16.5 rows = 4 inches, using size 10-1/2 (6.5mm) in rib stitch, 1 strand Kiddo and 1 strand Blippity held together.

Note: Be sure to make a gauge swatch before beginning project.

Abbreviations:
Beg-beginning; BO-bind off; CO-cast on; Dec-decrease; inc-increase; K- knit; K2tog- knit 2 stitches together; psso- pass slip stitch over; PU-pick up; Rem- remaining; Rep-repeat; RS-right side; SSK- slip slip knit; St(s)-stitch (es); WS- wrong side; YO-yarn over.

Back:
Using size 10-1/2 needles, and Yarn A and Blippity C034 (38) (42) sts.
Stripe pattern will be alternated with 4 rows color A, 4 rows color B and Blippity, in Rib Pattern as follows:
Row 1 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end to end of row.
Row 2: P2 *k2, p2; rep from * to end of row.
Mark right side of piece.
Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 9.5 (11) (12)" Or desired length to underarm; from CO edge.

Armhole Shaping:
BO2 (4) (4) sts at beg next 2 rows. 30 (30) (34) sts remain. Working in pattern as established, work even until armhole measures 5.5 (6) (6.5)" above BO.

Shape Neck and shoulder shaping:
Neck and shoulder shaping occur at the same time. Working both sides at the same time, work 9 (8) (10) slip 12 (14) (14) sts to holder; join another ball and work remaining 9 (8) (10) sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge every row 1 (1) (1) times. Work Decreased stitch in pattern as established. Work even if necessary, until armhole measures 6 (6.5) (7)". BO all 8 (8) (9) sts in rib stitch.

Front:
Work same as for the back until armhole measures 5 (5.6) (6)". 30 (30) (34) sts remain.

Shape Neck and shoulder shaping:
Working both sides at the same time; work 13 (13) (14) sts; slip next 4 (4) (6) sts to holder; join another ball of yarn and work remaining 13 (13) (14) sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge every row 2 times; then dec 1 st at neck edge every other row 3 times. 8 (8) (9) sts remain.
Work even until armhole measures 6 (6.5) (7)". BO all 8 (8) (9) sts in rib stitch.

Sleeves:  (Make 2)
Using size 10-˝ needles and Color A and Blippity, CO18 (22) (22) sts. Stripe pattern will be alternated with 4 rows color A, then 4 rows Color B, in rib as follows:
Row 1: K2 *p2, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 2: P2, *k2, p, 2; rep from * to end.
Work 8 rows in stripe pattern for the cuff. Mark for cuff fold up. Work 6 rows above the cuff marker end after working WS row. Increase 1 sts at each end, then rep increase every 6 rows 4 (3) (3) times and every 8 rows 1 (2) (3) times, work all increased sts into patt as estab; 30 (32) (34) sts.
Work even until sleeve measures 10.5 (11.5) (12.5)" above cuff marker.
Bind Off all 30 (32) (34) sts in rib stitch.

Finishing:
Using Kiddo single strand, for sewing seams. Sew shoulder seams. Work Neck trim. Sew sleeves into armholes; sew sleeve seams to marker for cuff, then sew cuff with seam on right side, so when it is folded up the seam will not be seen. Sew underarm seams leaving last 2 (2) (2-1/2)" from bottom edge open. Work in all ends.

Neck Trim:
Using size 10-12, 16" circular needles, Color A (A) (B); RS facing, beginning at left shoulder, PU10 (10) (12) sts down left front neck edge, PU 4 (6) (6) sts from front holder, 10 (10) (12) from right front neck edge, 2 (2) (2) right back neck edge; 12 (14) (14) sts from holder; 2sts from left back neck edge. 40 (44) (48) sts total. Join into round and work k2, p2 rib for 4 rounds; change to color (B) B) (A) and work remaining stripes back and forth for 20 (20) (24) rows". BO in rib stitch, very loosely or use needle 2 sizes larger for BO.

Designed and knit by Dawn Leeseman for Crystal Palace Yarns

Pattern Copyright 2005 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Blippity & KIDDO are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

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Last revision of this page April 30, 2012