Knitted kids' pullover with hood

Learn how to knit this cute pullover that's guaranteed to become your child's favourite.

Measurements for making your pullover

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Just in time for the chillier months, these pullover knitting instructions are written for size 2. Any changes for sizes 4 and 6 are written in brackets. If there is only one set of figures, it applies to all sizes. Standard abbreviations are used. Recommended for knitters with some experience.

Size (Chest): 2(S) 4(M) 6(L)
Measurement: S=56 cm (22 ins) M=61 cm (24 ins) L=66 cm (26 ins)
Finished Chest Measurement: S=70 cm (27-1/2 ins) M=75 cm (29-1/2 ins) L=81 cm (32 ins)

You need:
• 3(3,4) balls Bernat Camouflage acrylic yarn (6 oz/170g)
• One pair of 4 mm needles
• One pair of 5 mm needles OR whichever needles you require to produce the tension given below
• Stitch markers
• Tapestry needle

Tension
18 sts and 24 rows = 10 cm /4 ins in St st using larger needles. Work to exact tension with specified yarn to obtain satisfactory results.

To save time, take time to check tension.

To make:
Back
*With smaller needles cast on 59(63,69) sts.

Row 1 (right side): K1, [p1,k1] to end of row.

Row 2:
P1, [k1,p1] to end of row.

Rep these 2 rows [k1,p1] ribbing for 3 cm/1-1/4 ins, inc 3 sts evenly across last row and ending with right side facing for next row. 62(66,72) sts now on needle.*

Change to larger needles and work in St st until work from beg measures 38(40.5,44.5) cm/15(16, 17-1/2) ins, ending with right side facing for next row. Cast off. Along cast-off edge, place markers 15(19,22) sts in from side edges to mark neck edges.

Front
Work from * to * as given for back.

Change to larger needles and work in St st until work from beg measures 30.5(33,35) cm/12(13,13-3/4) ins, ending with right side facing for next row.

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Page 1 of 2 – Find out how to shape the neck and finish off your pullover on page 2.

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