pdf pattern for Skerries Sweater for Children by Elizabeth Lovick
in Frangipani 5 ply gansey yarn
Copyright Elizabeth Lovick 2008
Bright enough to cheer up any winter’s day. The shawl collar hugs the neck, and the cuffs can be turned back to allow for growth. Use the left overs to make a matching hat.
Sweater: 200 (300, 400, 500) g Frangipani yarn
pair 3 mm and 3.5 mm (US 3 and 4) needles
Hat: 35 (45, 55) g Frangipani yarn plus
25 g for the pom pom
pair 3.5 mm (US 4) needles
to fit ages 2-3 ( 4-6, 6-8, 8-10)
actual chest 24 (27.5, 31, 34.5) ins
length 12 (14, 16, 18) ins
sleeve length 8.5 (10, 12, 14) ins (length and sleeve easily adjustable)
Hat: to fit ages 2-3 (4-6, 6-10)
photos show the first size on a 2 year mannequin with the cuffs turned up
26 sts and 36 rows to 4 ins over the wave pattern on 3.5 mm needles after washing and blocking. Adjust your needle size to get the correct tension.
Frangipani yarn is a 5 ply gansey yarn, which comes in a wide variety of colours. See the colours at www.guernseywool.co.uk, or email jan [!at] guernseywool.co.uk for shade card. Her postal address is Jan Stanland, 15 Clarence Street, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2NU, UK, and her phone number is +44 (0)1736 366339. In the USA, Frangipani is available from Pat Kirtland at www.yarnbarn.com by mail order and from her shop. The Dublin Bay Knitting Company in Portland, OR also stocks it - www.dublinbay.net
The patterns also work for DK yarns.
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