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FLASH STRIPE CREW

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Skill Level  
Easy/Intermediate

This casual sweater is perfect for a little boys everyday activities.... and he'll look pretty cool too!

A flash of colour across the chest and contrast edgings to the ribs make this simple sweater special.  Choose three shades of the same colour or three completely different colours.

A simple round neck and a button opening across one shoulder are comfortable and easy to get on and off.

Instructions for the following sizes:
0-4 months, 4-8 months, 8-12 months, 1-2 years, 2-3 years

This sweater is knitted flat and seamed on a pair of single pointed 3.25mm (US3) and 4mm (US6) needles. The sweater shown here has been knitted in three shades of Denim Cotton DK.  You can choose any DK yarn that work to the tension listed below.

Tension   
Stocking stitch 

10cms/4 inches = 22 sts
10cms /4 inches = 28 rows

Size & Measurements

Age Chest Width Body Length Sleeve Length
0-4m
24cms (91/2in)
24cms (91/2in)
17.5cms (63/4in)
4-8m
26cms (101/4in)  
26cms (101/4in)
20cms (73/4in)
8-12m
30cms (113/4in) 
30cms (113/4in)
22cms (83/4in) 
1-2yrs
32cms 121/2in)
34cms (131/4in)
25cms (93/4in)
2-3yrs
34cms (131/4in)
36cms (141/4in)
27.5cms (103/4in)

 

The colour balance of this Flash Stripe Baby Crew works best if the main body and sleeves are worked in the mid shade, the chest stripe is in the lightest shade and the edgings are in the darkest shade.  

You will need:
150 (200, 250, 300, 350) gm DK - mid colour (main colour)

20 (25, 25, 30, 30) gm DK - dark colour (rib edging and outline of chest stripe)
10 (15, 15, 20, 20) gm DK - light colour (centre colour of chest stripe)
1 pair of 3.25mm (US3) single pointed needles
1 pair of 4mm (US6) single pointed needles
2 x buttons 11/2 cms in diameter
Stitch holders
Tapestry/darning needle

Easy to read knitting patterns with separate detailed row by row instructions for each size  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.  June 2002.
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.