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Little Majolica

Jump for joy in this pattern-perfect pullover.

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Bright colors and a bold motif make a get-up-and-go kid's sweater. A strip of two-color garter-stitch checkerboard pattern between contrasting reverse stockinette-stitch ridges creates a border at the neck, cuffs, and along the bottom of the sweater. The tiniest bit of duplicate-stitch embroidery sparks the centers of the crossed-leaf design in the body of the sweater and ties the color-work patterns together. Use the colors shown here or work up your own lively combination. You can't go wrong.
Finished Size: 27 (31, 35 1/2)" chest circumference. Sweater shown measures 31".
Yarn: Nashua Handknits Julia (50% wool, 25% kid mohair, 25% alpaca; 93 yd [85 m]/50 g): #NHJ2250 French pumpkin (A), 1 ball all sizes; #NHJ1220 gold (B), 1 (1, 2) balls; #NHJ1590 bright teal (C), 1 (1, 2) balls; #NHJ5185 spring green (D), 3 (4, 5) balls; #NHJ2230 rock henna (E), 3 (4, 5) balls. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 20 sts and 20 rows = 4" in two-color stranded St st on largest needles.
Needles: Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): straight. Sizes 5 (3.75 mm) and 6 (4 mm): double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m); removable markers; tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 2006

SKU: EP1281

Author/Speaker/Editor: Kristin Nicholas

Format: eProject