Four! Five! Six! childrens raglan - hand knitting pattern
It’s better than a birthday card! Celebrate the birthday boy or girl ‘s age with a big number on the front of this comfy raglan-sleeved sweater. The corresponding number of circles decorates the back and the same number of stripes adorns one sleeve.
We all know that no two kids are alike so this pattern has variations galore-select your neckline, hem and cuff treatments to make your creation unique. We also give you a choice of sizes ranging from two to eight years to allow you to customize the fit to the birthday child in your life. Happy Birthday!
Skills required: working intarsia for a chart, increases/decreases, picking up stitches, cable cast-on, picot cast-on and bind-off
Gauge: 22 sts and 30 rows to 4” (10cm) over stocking stitch using larger needles
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements
- Children 2, 4, 6, 8 yrs
- Intermediate skill level
Materials you need at home:
- Regina by Adria l; 125 m (140 yd); 50 g; 100% merino superwash; 5 (6, 6, 7) balls (MC); 1 ball (CC)
- 3.25 mm (US 3) needles
- 4 mm (US 6) needles
A Holli Yeoh pattern is sure to offer something to learn, as well as a casually elegant aesthetic. Interesting techniques and clear instructions—developed from years of teaching and pattern writing experience—ensure a rewarding knit with beautiful results. Her work has appeared in industry leading publications including Vogue Knitting, Interweave Press, and Amirisu, as well as in her website (holli yeoh.com) and in her book Tempest, published in collaboration with SweetGeorgia Yarns.