Shackleton Sweater

  • A crochet pattern by Debbie Sullivan

    Named for Ernest Shackleton, the sailor and Antarctic explorer, this crocheted baby sweater is sure to keep your little ones warm as they make their own explorations of the world. The simple shaping makes this pattern quick and easy to work up, while a striped band at the hem and cuffs adds interest. The pattern includes five sizes (from 0-24 months) and buttonhole instructions for both boy’s and girl’s versions.

    This pattern is also available as part of the Discoveries Collection.

    Skill Level: Easy

    PDF Format*

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  • Sizes
    0-3 (3-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24) months

    To Fit
    Chest: 16 (17½, 19, 20, 21)"

    Finished Measurements
    Chest circumference: 19½ (21, 23, 24, 25)"
    Length: 9 (10¼, 11½, 12½, 14½)"

    Gauge
    17 sts and 12 rows = 4" (10cm) in body pattern, after blocking

  • Yarn
    DK weight:
    290 (355, 435, 525, 630) yds in main colour (MC)
    25 (30, 30, 35, 35) yds each in 2 contrast colours (A and B)

    Shown in Sweet Paprika Minuet, 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins Emerald City (MC) and 1 skein each Grasshopper (A) and Natural (B).

    Hook
    Size 7 (4.5mm) crochet hook

    Notions
    Yarn needle, 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) buttons




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