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  • LITTLE RED BUS TANK
  • LITTLE RED BUS TANK
  • LITTLE RED BUS TANK

LITTLE RED BUS TANK

Skill Level 
   Intermediate

Little boys will love wearing this adorable sleeveless sweater.... as it has a bright red BUS on the front! Toot Toot!

A simple striped back and no sleeves make this a fast little project.

This knitting pattern has instructions for the following sizes:
0-3m  3-6m  6-12m  1-2years  2-3 years  3-4 years

These picture knits are worked flat and seamed for easy intarsia knitting.  If you are a new knitter and not quite ready to work in intarsia this time, simply Swiss darn (duplicate stitch) the bus onto your little tank after knitting.

Choose any  4 Ply yarn (or sport yarn) that knits on 3.25mm (US3) needles to the tension listed below. The sweater shown here was knitted in Bergere De France Caline 4ply.  

Tension 
Stocking stitch
10cms/4 inches  =   25-26sts
10cms/4 inches  =   34-35 rows

Age Chest Width (seam to seam) Length
0-3m 24cm 23.5cm
3-6m 25cm 25.5cm
6-12m 27cm 29cm
1-2yr 29cm 32cm
2-3yr 30.5cm 34cm
3-4yr 32cm 36cm

   
You will need:
A pair of 2.75mm (US2) single pointed needles
A pair of 3.25mm (US3) single pointed needles
Darning/tapestry needle
Bergere De France Caline 4ply
Mid blue = 40 (50, 60, 80,100, 120) gm
Light blue = 20 (25, 40, 50, 60) gm  
Red = 15 (15, 15, 20, 20, 20) gm
A small amount of white
A small amount of black

This easy to read knitting pattern has separate detailed row by row instructions and picture charts for each size to help to make this pattern super easy. 
If you are printing this pattern, just print out the size you are knitting along with the 'All Sizes pages to save on ink!  All pages are clearly numbered and indexed.

PDF INSTANT DOWNLOADS are available immediately after purchase. 
PRINTED PATTERNS will be packed up and in the post to you within 1-2 working days and are sent by Royal Mail 1st Class post. 

If you have a question, send us a message via our contact form.... we are always happy to help.

© Copyright all rights reserved. Linda Whaley.  November 2015.
This pattern is copyrighted and is sold for PERSONAL USE ONLY.  The use of this pattern for any other purpose is prohibited. Sharing, re-selling, or distributing this knitting pattern, making & selling a finished hand knit from this knitting pattern, are all prohibited.