When my 6 year old son, Calvin, asked me to knit him a “green and white striped sweater,” I knew just the yarn to purchase. I picked up four skeins of lovely Morehouse Farm 2 ply yarn at Vogue Knitting Live this past January and began designing a boxy fit sweater that he could throw on top of a base layer when the weather inevitably turned cold. He loves his new sweater and I hope the little ones in your life do as well!
Fit: This raglan pullover features an oversized fit with 4-6” of positive ease. Schematic and full chart with all measurements is provided so that you may choose the size that most closely fits the child.
Video Tutorials: Two videos are embedded into the pattern -- one showing the cable cast on and the other showing how to work jogless stripes.
Size 4 (3.5 mm) 16” & 20 - 32” circular knitting needles
Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” & 20 - 32” circular knitting needles
4 in x 4 in / 10 cm x 10 cm; 22 sts x 32 rows on larger needles in stockinette stitch, after wet blocking.
Main Color: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) skeins Morehouse Farm 2 Ply Sport Weight (225 yds / 2oz; 206 m / 57g)
Contrast Color: 1 skein (all sizes) Morehouse Farm 2 Ply Sport Weight (225 yds / 2oz; 206 m / 57g)
Kits available at Morehouse Farm: https://www.morehousefarm.com/product/the-calvin-sweater-knitkit/#yarn-main-color
MC: 360 / CC: 105
MC: 425 / CC: 115
MC: 485 / CC: 125
MC: 565 / CC: 140
MC: 640 / CC: 150
MC: 725 / CC: 165
MC: 805 / CC: 180
MC: 915 / CC: 200
Pattern has been tech edited and test knit. Pattern support available by emailing me at vanessaknits [!at] gmail.com. Thank you and happy knitting!
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