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Saintcady
« on: July 05, 2012 11:26:15 AM »

Hey guys!

I've been going doll clothes crazy, and actually wrote up a pattern for this one, so I thought I'd share.  Grin

Here's the done sweater:


There are a few more pictures over at my blog: http://tansydolls.blogspot.com/2012/07/basic-knit-sweater-pattern.html

Here's the pattern! (Let me know if you have questions, find errors, etc.)

Materials
Worsted weight yarn
Size US 9/5.5mm needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Stitch holds or safety pins
Tapestry needle

Gauge
15 stitches x 24 rows over a 4" x 4" square in stockinette

Directions
This sweater is knit in 5 parts, with the collar picked up after the front and back panels are joined.
Back:
Cast on 28 stitches
Row 1 4) (K2, P2) across
5 22) Work in stockinette stitch, starting with a Knit row
23) Bind off 4, K
24) Bind off 4, P
25 32) Work in stockinette stitch, starting with a Knit row
33) K 6, move remaining stitches to holder
34) P 6
35)K 4, k2tog
36) P 5
37) K 3, k2tog
38) P 4
Bind off

Skip 8 stitches on holder, rejoin yarn to work last 6 stitches:
33) K 6
34) P 6
35) SSK, K 4
36) P 5
37) SSK, K 3
38) P 4
Bind off

Right front:
Cast on 18 stitches
1) K4, (K2, P2) x3, K2
2) (P2, K2)x3, P2, K4
3 4) Repeat rows 1&2
5) K across
6) P14, K4
7 22) Repeat rows 5&6 eight more times
23) K across
24) Bind off 4, P10, K4
25) K4, place these 4 on a holder (I use a large safety pin), SSK, K across
26) P across
27) SSK, K across
28) P across
29 36) Repeat rows 27&28 four more times
37)K across
38)P across
Bind off

Left front:
Cast on 18 stitches
1) (K2, P2) x3, K6
2) K4, (P2, K2) x3, P2
3 4) Repeat rows 1&2
5) K across
6) K4, P14
7 22) Repeat rows 5&6 eight more times
23) Bind off 4, K across
24) K4, P across
25) K8, k2tog, place remaining 4 stitches on a holder (I use a large safety pin)
26) P across
27) K to last 2 st, k2tog
28) P across
29 36) Repeat rows 27&28 four more times
37)K across
38)P across
Bind off - repeat these 2 rows 4 more times

Sleeves (make 2):
Cast on 28 stitches
1 4) (K2, P2) across
5 18) Work in stockinette stitch, starting with a Knit row
Bind off

Stitch front panels to back at shoulder seams.

Collar:
Join yarn at right front panel.
1) K 4 stitches off holder, pick up 10 up right front, 5 down right side of back, K 8 from holder, pick up 5 up left side of back, 10 down left front, K 4 from holder
2) K 2, bind off 1, k across
3) K to gap, cast on 1, k 2
4) K across
Bind off

Stitch on sleeves, then sew sleeves and sides closed. Weave in all ends and attach button. Enjoy!
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