Samwelle is like your best friend, or favourite toy. It’s reliable, snuggly and comforting. Designed to keep the torso and head warm while allowing those busy kid limbs to keep moving.
Samwelle is knit seamlessly from the top down and incorporates kid-friendly saddle shoulders. Samwelle features a crossover textured yoke and contrast striping, which is repeated on the kangaroo pocket, hood and edgings. This is an easy to wear and easy to knit garment.
Finished chest measurement: 15-21: 16¾/42.5 (18/46, 19/48.5, 20/51) 20¾/52.5, 22¼/56.5, 23/58.5 22-30: 24/61 (24¾/63, 26¼/66.5, 27/68.5) 28/71, 29¾/75.5, 31½/80, 33¼/84.5 inches/cms
This is a classic fitting garment with approximately 2½ to 3 inches/6.5 to 7.5 cms of positive ease graduated across the size range. Sample shown in the 22” size knit to size 6 lengths on a six year old with a 22½” chest.
Knit and purl
Increasing and decreasing
Specialty Cast off: Tubular Cast-off, EZ’s sewn cast-off Changing colours
Working in the round on circular needles Working small circumference in the round Picking up stitches
Tension: 18 stitches and 26 rows/round = 4 inches in stocking stitch.
10ply/worsted weight yarn
Sample uses Swans Island Natural Colors Merino Worsted