Outdoorsy Sweater

Outdoorsy Sweater

6.00

A rough and tumble boy may not appreciate intricate colorwork or cables, but he definitely wants something to keep him warm. This project does just that--its a basic sweater with a modern neckline to set it apart. It is created with extra ease to allow him the greatest freedom of motion for his outdoor adventures and to help it last a little longer. Because it’s worked top-down, you can easily remove the original hem and cuffs to add length later on. Shown in Size 10. This sweater originally appeared in Kate's book, Knits for Boys!

Pattern Notes

  • Sweater is worked to-down with seamless raglan-style sleeves.
  • Collar is knit separately and then seamlessly attached.
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  • Finished Chest: 25.5 (28, 29.5, 32, 33.5)”
  • Size: 4 (6, 8, 10, 12) years
  • Gauge: 10 sts and 14 rows per 4” in stockinette
  • Yarn: 375 (425, 475, 550, 600) yards bulky weight yarn
  • Tools: Size 11 (8 mm) 24” circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch markers, large safety pin, crochet hook for provisional cast on