LL-09

Liam with train sweater..png
Liam with train sweater..png

LL-09

6.00

2 skeins LopiÁlafosslopi-100% new wool. 100 g (3.5 oz.) approx. 100 m. (109 yds.) 0010-denim heather- 2 (3, 3)skeins, 0059-black, 0054-light ash, 1skein.

 

Needles: Size 8 (5.0 mm) and 10 (6.0 mm) 24” circular (cir) dpn (double pointed) needles

Notions: 5 1/2” buttons, markers

Gauge: 14 sts and 18 rows over 4” pattern using size 10 (6.0 mm) needles or whichever needles you need to produce the gauge given.

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This sweater was inspired by grandson love of trains.  

The sweater is knitted in the round with steek for the sweater front.  The steek is worked over 8 sts. When changing colors, add new yarn in the middle of the steek and break off yarn at the same middle point, being sure to leave a 4”  tail. There is no need to weave in the newly joined yarn as steeks are sewn on a machine before cutting. Alternate the color in the steek to create a stripped pattern. Edge Stitches are worked in the background color on either side of the steek sts.