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Topic: Basic(ish) kids uniform sweater pattern? (sytherin/HP even better!)  (Read 547 times)
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Happychick
« on: June 17, 2007 03:30:23 PM »

So, foolishly i offered to knit my 9yo brother a slytherin sweater for the Deathly Hallows (EEE! 33 days!) launch, in July, and said i'd knit myself a ravenclaw one. The ravenclaw one for myself is going fine, using the basic raglan pattern in the knitalong and wide stripes. BUT the smallest school sweater pattern i could find has a 36'' bust. My little brother is a skinny squirt, and has a chest measurement of 27'', which i fear would abseloutely drown him. I found a few to buy, and i will do if necessary, but if anyone could point me in the direction of a free one, i'd be eternally grateful.

Thanks in advance.
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Jints
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2007 11:40:32 PM »

Can't find any free raglans with v neck that size but some other possiblities are
    This page has some basics
http://www.jessica-tromp.nl/childrenknitkidsknitwear.htm

    here is drop shoulder  http://www.knitcrochetpatterns.com/vneckpullover.html

    set in sleeve (has v neck option)
http://www.masondixonknitting.com/archives/images/PerfectSweater100906.pdf
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samuraisqurl
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2007 06:32:04 AM »

I wanted to knit a Weasely sweater before the movie came out, but I don't think thats gonna happen. Undecided

  http://alison.knitsmiths.us/pattern_weasley.html

I hunted for a vneck raglan calculator and all I could find was this:

http://www.woolworks.org/patterns/raglan.html

I hope that helps in some way. 
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2007 12:27:42 PM »

There is a book! It is called "charmed knits" I think. It has all hp stuff in it. I saw it in borders the other day. You could look into it, its got alot of cute little hp patterns.

Edit: You can "read" the first few pages on amazon, the first sweater goes from toddler to adult xxl to fit chest 20" to 48". Awesome, eh?

Edit again, gosh I got too excited to read:
Ok so the person above me posted a link the the site of the author of the book, but for somereason the like isn't right when you click on it http://alison.knitsmiths.us/pattern_weasley.html
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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2007 05:55:19 PM »

there is a free patteren for a sweater & vest  at http://www.freshislefibers.com/Patterns/hpknittinglinks.htm (scroll down).
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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2007 07:14:58 AM »

Here is another site I found:

http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/#static:crafts/knitting
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Happychick
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2007 01:29:33 PM »

Thanks everyone, i mashed a few of the patterns together, until i got something i hope will work! It's moving a lot quicker than anticipated too, i may well actually finish it Tongue
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