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apr032013

Oh, handsome kit

A cool kit in a dureable yarn. The sweater is quite fitted, and the pants are loose and super comfy.

Sizes
Sweater: 1 (2) 3-4 (5-6) 7-8 (10) 12 y
Pants: 1 (2) 3-4 (5-6) y
Size 2 y for free below, the rest can be bought here.

Yarn
Pickles Pure Wool
Sweater: 200 (200) 300 (300) 400 (400) 500 g
Pants, main colour: 100 (200) 200 (200) g
Pants, pattern colour: 100 (100) 100 (200) g

Needles
Sweater: 24” or 32” circular needles and DP needles 7 and 9 (32” from 7-8 y)
Pants: 16” circular needles and DP needles US 7 and 9.

Gauge per 4”
16 s/24 rows

Measurements, lying flat
Width sweater: 9.8 (11) 12.2 (13) 13.7 (14.5) 15.3”
Length sweater: 13.7 (15) 16.1 (17) 17.7 (19.3) 20.4”.
Width pants: 10.2 (11) 11.8 (12.5)”
Sweater
The body

Cast on 92 s in double stranded Pickles Pure Wool on US 7. Knit bottom-up, in the round, double stranded.
Knit a rib, K2, P2 for about 1.6”.

Swap to US 9 and stockinette, and knit until the peice is 9.4”.
When 2 s remain on the last round, cast off like this:
Cast off 4 s for sleeve holes, K 15, cast off 12 for neck, K 15, cast off 4 s for sleeve holes, K 42.

Back piece
Turn and knit the back piece in stockinette, back and forth.
On the second row, K2tog at the beginning and the end of the row.
Knit until the piece is 15”.
Leave the s to weave the front and back together, or cast off the 13 s in each far end, leaving s in the back for collar.

Front pieces
Start knitting one of the front pieces back and forth in stockinette.
On the second row, K2tog at the beginning and the end of the row.
Continue until the piece is 15”.
Leave the s to weave the front and back together, or cast off.
Knit another front piece.

Use kitchener’s stitch to weave the shoulders together, or assemble from the wrong side.
Leave the remaining s in the neck.

Sleeve
Cast on 28 s on DP needles US 7. Knit a rib, K2, P2 for about 1.6”.

Swap to US 9 and stockinette and increase 4 s on the first round.
Increase 1 s after the first s and before the last s of the round every 1.2”  7 times in total = 46 s.
Knit until the piece is 9.8”. Stop 2 s before the round ends, and cast off 4 s  = 42 s.

Knit back and forth from here. 
On the second row, K2tog at the beginning and the end of the row. Knit 2 more rows before casting off.
Knit another sleeve.

Collar
Use circular needles US 7, and place the left over s in the neck onto it.
Pick up s with these needles along each side of the the neck opening so that you’ll get 76 s in total.
Knit a rib, K2, P2 until the piece is about 3.1”. Cast off LOOSELY to make sure it fits the kid’s head.
Place one of the collar flaps over the other and assemble towards the lower opening as neatly as you can.

Pants
Knitted top down in the round, double stranded.
Cast on 100 s in main colour on US 7. Knit a rib, K1, P1. On round 4, knit a round where you make holes for the cord:)
*K2tog, YO, K1, P1. Repeat from * to* until end of round.
Cointinue in the rib patterns until the piece is about 4.7".

Swap to US 9 and continue in stockinette.
After about 1.2” swap to pattern colour, and continue to knit in stripes of 1.2” until the piece is 6.3” .
Continue in the stripe pattern, and place markers after the first 2 s and before the 2 last s of the round to mark the middle back = 4 s in between the markers.
Increase on each side of these markers on every second round (the 4 s in between remain constant, increase on the outside. Make 1 right before the marker, and make 1 left after the marker).
Increase like this 10 times in total = 120 s. Cast off the 4 s in the middle back, and the 4 s 56 s after that in the middle front.

Legs
Knit each leg separately in stockinette, still in stripes. Swap to US 7 when the pants are about 16.5". Knit one last round in stockinette while deacreasing  10 s evenly. Knit a rib, K1, P1 for about 3.9”. Cast off, quite tightly. Knit another leg.
Make an i-cord like this:
Cast on 3 s with double strands on DP needle US 7.
*K3, slide all s from right to left on the needle, with yarn in back, knit from the same direction again*
Repeat from * to * until the i-cord is long enough.

Garments knitted in this yarn should be washed before they are worn, as they are softened quite a bit form this process.

søndag
nov062011

Oh, handsome-kit

A classic pattern, now with baggy pants. If you want stripy pants, you´ll have to decide how much pattern colour to buy yourself depending on the width of the pants. The pants do noe have extra room in the crotch, as they are pretty baggy. The sweater is pretty fitted, so make sure to check the width before knitting.

Sizes
Sweater: 1 (2) 3/4 (5/6) 7/8 (10) 12 y
Pants: 1 (2) 3/4 (5/6) y
Size 2 for free below. The other sizes can be bought here.

Yarn
Pickles Baby Merino
Sweater: 250 (250) 300 (350) 400 (450) 500 g
Pants:: 200 (250) 300 (350) g

Needles
Circular and DP needles US 6 & 8
(small for pants, larger for sweater
depending on size)

Gauge per 4”
17 s

Width
Sweater: 9.9 (11) 12.2 (13) 13.8 (14.6) 15.4”
Pants:: 10.2 (11.2) 11.8 (12.6)”

Sweater
The body

The whole kit is knitted with with double strands Pickles Baby Merino.
Cast on 92 s loosely on circular needles US 6.
Knit rib pattern in the round, K2, P2 for 1.6”.

Change to US 8 and knit in stockinette until the piece is 9.4”
Start casting off for arm holes when 2 s remains on the last round. Knit like this:
Cast off 4 s, K 15, cast off 12 s for neck opening, K 15, cast off 4 s, K 42.
Turn and start knitting the back piece in stockinette.
On the second row K2tog at the beginning and end.
Knit until the piece is 15”
Leave the s on the needle to assemble with kitchener´s stitch later on (Cast off if you prefer).
 
Start knitting one of the front pieces in stockinette. K2tog at the beginning and end of the second row. Leave the stitches on the needles when the piece is 15”.
Knit the other front piece.
Assemble the front and back pieces with kitcheners stitch. Leave the remaining stitche on a circular needle for the collar.

Sleeves
Cast on 28 s on DP needles US 6.
Knit rib pattern in the round, K2,P2 for 1.6”.
Change to US 8 and continue in stockinette. Increase 4 s on the first round.
Increase 1 s on each side of the first and last stitch of the round.
Continue to increase like this every 1.1”  7 times in total = 46 s
Knit until the piece is  9.8”.
Cast off the 2 last and 2 first s on the round on the next round the next round = 42 s.
Knit back and forth in stockinette.
K2tog at the beginning and end of the second row.
Cast off after 2 more rows.
Knit another sleeve.

Collar
Use the US 8 circular needles with the remaining s from the body piece. Pick up s along each vertical side of the neck opening. You should have 76 s in total.
Knit rib pattern in the round, K2,P2 for about 3.1” (you might want to make it smaller or bigger depending on the size of the neck opening)
Cast off loosely to make sure the sweater will fir over the head.
Put one of the collar-sides on top of the other and assemble to the lower neck opening.
Pants
Start from the top, and knit with double strands.
Cast on 100 s loosely on circular needles US 6.
Knit rib-pattern in the round, K1, P1.
Knit like this on the forth round:
*K2tog, YO,K1, P1*
Repeat from * to *.
Continue until the pants are 4.7.

Change tu US 8, and start knitting in stockinette.
Place marker on each side of the 4 s in the middle back
(the beginning of the round marks the middle) when the piece is 6.3”.
Increase 1 s on each side of each side of these 4 s on every second round 10 times in total = 120 s.
Cast off the 4 s in the middle back and front = 112 s, 56 s for each leg.

Start kntting the first leg in stockinette.
Swap to US needles 6 when the pants are 16.5” .
Knit one round and decrease 8s.
Knit rib-pattern in the round, K1, P1 for about 4”.
Make another leg.

Make a cord and assemble.