Brother Sweater | printed pattern

Brother Sweater | printed pattern

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BROTHER SWEATER is knit from the top down. The neckline is based on the invisible cast on / provisional cast on. The arrangement of the stripes are up to the knitter, as long as the colours are used evenly. The sample in the picture is worked alternating between 6 and 8 rounds per colour.

Finished measurements Sizes 1 (2) 4 (6) 8 (10) years.

Chest: Approx. 62 (67) 72 (77) 80 (85) cm. Body, length: Approx. 24 (27) 29 (32) 36 (38) cm.

Inner sleeve length: Ca. 25 (28) 30 (34) 38 (40) cm.
 

Suggested yarn: CaMaRose Snefnug

  • Colour for rib and stripes: 1 (2) 2 (2) 2 (2) skeins. (Grå 7311)
  • First stripe after the neckline (raising of the neck): 1 (2) 2 (2) 2 (3) skeins. (Askegrå 7310)
  • Last two stripes: 1 (1) 2 (2) 2 (2) skeins. (Snehvid 7811 and Jeansblå 7340).
  • If worked in one colour: 4 (4) 5 (6) 7 (7) skeins.

Suggested needle size: Circular needle 30-40 cm: sizes 3.5 mm4.0 mm4.5 mm, 5.5 mm for neckline (alternatively dpns) Circular needle size 5.5 mm50, 60 , and 80 cm. Circular needle size 4.5 mm, 60 cm for rib on body.  Double pointed needles (dpns) for sleeves: Sizes 4.5 mm, and 5.5 mm.
 

Gauge: 16 sts x 23 rounds = 10 x 10 cm in stockinette stitch on size 5.5 mm after washing.