Rainbow Heart Sweater

DESIGNED BY ELIZABETH SULLIVAN

Pattern Sizing and Materials

This playful kids' sweater is knit from the top down with raglan shaping and a stranded colourwork pattern of rainbow hearts. The pattern is written for six sizes with a finished chest range of 25¼-38" (approximately children's size 2 through size 14). Each size has its own set of easy-to-follow charts with the shaping included.

This sweater is designed to be worn with 3-6"/8-15cm of ease. Size 4 with Dusk (dark blue) MC is shown modeled with 6½"/16.5cm positive ease. Size 6/8 with Corduroy (brown) MC is shown modeled with 5"/12cm positive ease.

Craft: Knitting

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Sizing and Materials

Sizes
2 (4, 6/8, 10, 12, 14)
Note: Sizing numbers by age are given as a guideline only. For best results choose the size based on the wearer’s chest measurement and the desired amount of ease.

Finished Measurements
Chest: 25¼ (27¾, 30¼, 32¾, 35¼, 38)"/64 (70.5, 77, 83, 89.5, 96.5)cm
Length: 14½ (16½, 19, 20, 21¾, 22)"/36.5 (41.5, 47.5, 50.5, 55, 55.5)cm

Yarn
Worsted weight yarn: 310 (390, 485, 550, 620, 675) yds/285 (355, 445, 505, 565, 615)m in MC, 40 (50, 55, 60, 65, 70) yds /35 (45, 50, 55, 60, 65)m each in 6 rainbow colours

Needles
Size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle, 16"/40cm long
Size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle, 24-36"/60-80cm long
Size 7 (4.5mm) set of double-pointed needles

Notions
Stitch markers, smooth waste yarn, yarn needle

Gauge
19 sts and 24 rnds = 4"/10cm in Rainbow Heart pattern and Stockinette stitch, worked in the rnd, after wet blocking.

Featured Yarn

A set of six mini-skeins of Winfield yarn in rainbow colours presented in a cardboard box

Sample shown in Sweet Paprika Winfield, 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins Corduroy or Dusk (MC), and one Winfield Rainbow Set (set of six 1oz/30g mini-skeins).


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