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Home : Patterns : Child's Raglan Sleeve Pullover
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Child's Raglan Sleeve Pullover

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern #: 10112-Child
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: Child 4, Child 5-6, Child 7-8, Child 9-10, Child 11-12

CHILD ­ 4 (6, 8, 10, 12)
Finished Chest CHILD ­ 29 (30½, 32, 34½, 36½) inches
Length CHILD ­ 15½ (16, 17½, 19½, 21)"


Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 
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This sweater can be made in a variety of sizes whether your child is 4 or 12 years old.

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Wool-Ease® Chunky

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*Wool-Ease® Chunky (Article #630). 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool; package size: 5.00oz/140.00 gr. (153yds/140m) pull skeins

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Child's Raglan Sleeve Pullover

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease® Chunky

GAUGE:

11 sts and 16 rows = 4" with larger needles over St st (k on RS, p on WS).

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

K2tog Knit 2 sts together
Ssk (slip slip knit) Slip the next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, from the tip of the left needle to the tip of the right needle; insert the left needle into the fronts of these 2 sts from the left and k them tog from this position to dec 1 st.

P2tog

Purl 2 sts together
Ssp (slip slip purl) Slip the next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle, return these sts back to left needle, keeping them twisted, purl these sts together through the back loops.


PULLOVER
BACK
With smaller needles, cast on 40 (42, 44, 48, 50) sts. Work in k1, p1 rib for 2" (child). Change to larger needles and work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures 9 (9½, 10½, 12, 13)" from beg (or desired length to underarm), end with a WS row.
Raglan
Armhole Shaping Bind off 3 (4, 4, 4, 4) sts at beg of next 2 rows ­ 34 (34, 36, 40, 42) sts. Dec 1 st each side every 3rd row 2 (2, 2, 0, 2) times as foll:
when dec falls on RS row
­ K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts; end ssk, k1;
when dec falls on WS row
­ p1, p2tog, p to last 3 sts; end ssp, p1. Dec 1 st each side every other row 9 (9, 10, 14, 12) times, working only RS row dec above. Bind off rem 12 (12, 12, 12, 14) sts.

FRONT
Work as for back until piece measures 13 (13¼, 14½, 16½, 18) (if you have adjusted body length to underarm, adjust accordingly), end with a WS row.
Neck Shaping
Cont to work Raglan Armhole Shaping as for back, join 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 6 (6, 6, 6, 8) sts. Working both sides at once, dec 1 st from each neck edge every other row 2 (2, 2, 2, 2)times. When all Raglan Armhole Shaping has been worked and piece measures same length as back, fasten off rem 1 st each side.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles cast on 20 (22, 22, 24, 24) sts. Work in k1, p1 rib for 2" (child) Change to larger needles and working in St st, inc 1 st each side every 4th row 6 (2, 2, 2, 0) times, and every 6th row 0 (4, 5, 6, 8) times ­ 32 (34, 36, 40, 40) sts. Work even until piece measures 10½ (12, 12½, 14, 15½)" (or desired length) from beg, end with a WS row. Work Raglan Armhole Shaping as for Back. Bind off rem 4 sts.

FINISHING
Set in raglan sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams. Collar With circular needles and RS facing, pick up 44 (46, 48, 48, 52) sts evenly around neck. Work in rnds of k1, p1 rib for 1". Bind off all sts loosely in rib.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together rem = remain(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together WS = wrong side


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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Child's Raglan Sleeve Pullover Reviewed by Susan Block on 2012-03-03 *****
I used this pattern with a bulky cotton yarn to make a sweater for my grandson. Fit very well. This is definitely a pattern I will turn to again and again over the years as he grows. I knit it in the round, and then I went to You Tube to learn how to set in raglan sleeves. Thank you very much for your free patterns!


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