Alfred's Sweater Junior
Alfred's Sweater Junior is worked top-down seamless on circular needles. The beginning of the yoke is knit in 2x2 ribbing without raglan increases. The top is then folded over to create a casing or hem (like a short tube) where the elastic band will be placed. Then, the rest of the yoke is worked with raglan increases.
Sizes: 8-9 (9-10) 10-12 (12-14) years
Chest width: 80 (83) 86 (91) cm [31½ (32¾) 33¾ (35¾) inches]
Length mid front: 50 (52) 54 (56) cm [19¾ (20½) 21¼ (22) inches]
Gauge: 32 stitches x 36 rows in textured pattern = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches
Suggested needles: 3 mm (US2.5) / 60 and 80 cm (24 and 32 inches) circular needles; 3 mm (US2.5) double pointed needles (unless you are using the magic loop technique)
Materials: 350 (350) 400 (400) g Tynn Merinoull from Sandnes Garn (50 g = 175 m [191 yards]); thin elastic band (knitting-in elastic) for the neck hem.
Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ (3 out of 5)
See the classification of difficulty here.
This pattern is digital and will be sent as a pdf-file to your e-mail.
The brown Alfred's Sweater Junior is knitted in Tynn Merinoull by Sandnes Garn in the color Mørk karry .
Knit the neck edge down:
Put the sleeves to rest:
Avoid hole at startup on sleeve:
Elastic Thread In Folded Neck Edge: