Holiday Slipover - Junior, Petite Knit. Knitting Pattern
This is a beautifully printed knitting pattern
The Holiday Slipover is a quick and fun make to show the little people in your life some knitting love!
It is a chunky slipover with deep armholes, worked from the top down in stockinette stitch. First the back of the yoke is worked, then the shoulders, then the front of the yoke and finally the body. A split rib edge where the back section is worked a bit longer than the front section is worked at the hem. Rib edges are worked at the neck edge and along the armholes at the end, and finished with an Italian cast-off for a neat and lovely finish.
This knitting project has been designed to be knit with three strands of yarn held together - two strands of a double knit yarn with one strand of a silk mohair lace weight yarn. This gives a chunky look with a slight haze from the mohair yarn. Knit a swatch before beginning your Holiday Slipover to check if the recommended needle size gives you the correct gauge.
Yarn: Double Knit/8ply yarn + Lace/2ply yarn
Emma whipped one up for her little person in a weekend (emergency knitting!) using Sumptuous Alpaca Polwarth col. Blush, held together with Kidsilk Haze col. Cream 634 - see last images
Meterage: 200 (200) 200- 250 (250) 250 g (50 g = 110 m) (two strands) held together with 25 (25) 25 (25-50) 50 g Silk Mohair (25 g = 210 m) Note that the design is worked in 2 strands of the thicker DK yarn held together with one strand of the silk mohair throughout the pattern and the given yardage amount is the total yardage needed.
Size: 4-6 (6-8) 8-10 (10-12) 12-14 years
Bust circumference: 72 (76) 80 (86) 90 cm
Back width incl. rib edges: 28 (29) 32 (33) 34 cm
Armhole depth: 18 (19) 19 (22) 22 cm
Total length measured mid back incl. neck rib edge: 45 (47) 48 (51) 52 cm
Needles: Circular needles: 10 mm [US15] / 60 or 80 cm and 9 mm [US13] / 40 and 60 cm
Gauge: 10 sts x 14 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] in stockinette stitch on 10 mm [US15] needles with two strands of the bigger yarn and one strand of silk mohair yarn held together, after wash and blocking
This is a printed knitting pattern.
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