Girl's sweater knitting pattern free

Girl's sweater knitting pattern

Sweater knitting patternSIZE 3-4 yrs (5-6 yrs:7-8 yrs:9-10 yrs:11-12 yrs)

YARN Patons Merino Extrafine 4 ply

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 pair 3.25mm (UK 10/US 3) knitting needles

1 pair 2.75mm (UK 12/US 2) knitting needles

Stitch holders

TENSION

28 sts and 36 rows to 10cm over st st on 3.25mm needles.

25 sts and 37 rows to 10cm over patt on 3.25mm needles.

BACK

Using 2.75mm needles, cast on 98 (102:110:118:130) sts.

Row 1 (RS): K2, *P2, K2; rep from * to end.

Row 2 (WS): P2, *K2, P2; rep from * to end.

Rows 1 and 2 set 2x2 rib.

Work a further 15 (15:15:19:19) rows in 2x2 rib.

Next row (WS): P7 (9:4:8:5), P2tog, (P7, P2tog) 9 (9:11:11:13) times, P8 (10:5:9:6). 88 (92:98:106:116) sts.

Change to 3.25mm needles and commence patt:

Row 1 (RS): Knit.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: K5 (7:1:5:1), *K2tog, K1, yo, K6; rep from * to last 2 (4:7:2:7) sts, (K2tog, K1, yo) 0 (1:1:0:1) times, K2 (1:4:2:4).

Row 4: P9 (2:5:9:5), *yo, P1, P2tog, P6; rep from * to last 7 (0:3:7:3) sts, (yo, P1, P2tog) 1 (0:0:1:0) times, P4 (0:3:4:3).

Row 5: K3 (5:8:3:8), K2tog, K1, yo, K6; rep from * to last 4 (6:0:4:0) sts, (K2tog, K1, yo) 1 (1:0:1:0) times, K1 (3:0:1:0).

Row 6: P2 (4:7:2:7), *yo, P1, P2tog, P6; rep from * to last 5 (7:1:5:1) sts, (yo, P1, P2tog) 1 (1:0:1:0) times, P2 (4:1:2:1).

Row 7: Knit.

Row 8: Purl.

Row 9: K8 (1:4:8:4), *yo, K1, skpo, K6; rep from * to last 8 (1:4:8:4) sts, (yo, K1, skpo) 1 (0:1:1:1) times, K5 (1:1:5:1).

Row 10: P4 (6:9:4:9), *P2tog tbl, P1, yo, P6; rep from * to last 3 (5:8:3:8) sts, (P2tog tbl, P1, yo) 0 (1:1:0:1) times, P3 (2:5:3:5).

Row 11: K1 (3:6:1:6), *yo, K1, skpo, K6; rep from * to last 6 (8:2:6:2) sts, (yo, K1, skpo) 1(1:0:1:0) times, K3 (5:2:3:2).

Row 12: P2 (4:7:2:7), *P2tog tbl, P1, yo, P6; rep from * to last 5 (7:1:5:1) sts, (P2tog tbl, P1, yo) 1 (1:0:1:0) times, P2 (4:1:2:1).

These 12 rows form patt.

Cont straight in patt until Back meas 25 (30:33:36:37) cm, ending with a WS row.

SHAPE RAGLAN ARMHOLES

Cast off 3 (3:4:4:5) sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows. 82 (86:90:98:106) sts.

Next row (RS): K2, skpo, patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2. 80 (84:88:96:104) sts.

Next row (WS): P2, patt to last 2 sts, P2.

Sizes 5-6 and 11-12 only

Next row (RS): K2, patt to last 2 sts, K2.

Next row (WS): P2, patt to last 2 sts, P2.

Sizes 7-8 and 9-10 only

Work 6 rows and dec 1 st at each end of the 3rd row. - (-:86:94:-) sts.

All sizes

Work 42 (44:44:48:56) rows dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row.

Place rem 38 (40:42:46:48) sts on stitch holder.

FRONT

Work as Back until 52 (54:56:62:64) sts rem in raglan.

Work 1 row.

SHAPE NECK

Next row (RS): K2, skpo, patt 12 (12:12:14:14), turn and leave rem 36 (38:40:44:46) sts on stitch holder. 15 (15:15:17:17) sts.

Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 4 rows, then on foll 2 (2:2:3:3) alt rows and AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st as set at raglan edge in 2nd and every foll alt row. 5 sts.

Work 1 row.

Next row (RS): K2, Sl 1, K2tog, psso. 3 sts.

Next row: Purl.

Next row: K2tog, K1. 2 sts.

Next row: P2tog and fasten off.

With RS facing, working on 36 (38:40:44:46) sts left on a holder, slip next 20 (22:24: 26:28) sts to stitch holder, rejoin yarn and patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2. 15 (15:15:17:17) sts.

Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 4 rows, then on foll 2 (2:2:3:3) foll alt rows and AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st as set at raglan edge in 2nd and every foll alt row. 5 sts.

Work 1 row.

Next row (RS): K3tog, K2. 3 sts.

Next row: Purl.

Next row: K1, K2tog. 2 sts.

Next row: P2tog and fasten off.

SLEEVES(make 2 alike)

Using 2.75mm needles, cast on 62 (62:66:70:70) sts.

Work 12 (12:12:16:16) rows in 2x2 rib as set for Back, dec 1 (0:1:1:1) st at each end of last row. 60 (62:64:68:68) sts.

Change to 3.25mm needles.

Beg with a RS knit row, work in st st and inc 1 st at each end of 5th row, then on every foll 6th (8th:6th:6th:6th) row to 76 (78:68:76:90) sts.

Sizes 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 only

Inc 1 st at each end of every foll 8th row to - (-:84:90:96) sts.

All sizes

Cont straight until Sleeve meas 20 (24:28:30:33) cm, ending with a WS row.

SHAPE RAGLAN

Cast off 3 (3:4:4:5) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 70 (72:76:82:86) sts.

Row 1 (RS): K2, skpo (raglan dec), yo, skpo (eyelet patt), K to last 6 sts, K2tog, yo (eyelet patt), K2tog (raglan dec), K2. 68 (70:74:80:84) sts.

Row 2 (WS): P2, P2tog (raglan dec), P to last 4 sts, P2tog tbl (raglan dec) P2. 66 (68:72:78:82) sts.

Working eyelet patt on 3rd and every foll 4th row, cont as folls:

Work 10 (8:8:10:10) rows dec 1 st at each end of every row. 46 (52:56:58:62) sts.

Work 32 (38:42:44:48) rows and dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row.

Place rem 14 sts on stitch holder.

MAKING UP

Join raglan seams leaving Left Back raglan open.

NECKBAND

With RS facing, using 2.75mm needles, K14 sts from left sleeve holder, pick up and K14 (14:14:15:15) sts down left side of neck, K20 (22:24:26:28) sts from front holder, pick up and K14 (14:14:15:15) sts up right side of neck, K14 sts from right sleeve holder and 38 (40:42:46:48) sts from back holder. 114 (118:122:130:134) sts.

Beg with 2nd row of 2x2 rib as set for Back, work 10 (10:10:12:12) rows. Cast off in rib.

Join left back raglan and neckband seams. Join side and sleeve seams.

Weave in ends and block to measurements, following any yarn care instructions on the ball band.

Meazurements

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