Tri-colors

A roomy fit sweater in Brioche stitch, with slightly dropped shoulders and long sleeves, in three colors, like sweaters you can see in stores, for our (pre)teens!

SIZES
12Y (14Y, 16Y) to fit chest 76 (80, 84) cm / 30 (31½, 33)” ― height: 152 (158, 164) cm / 5’ (5’2”, 5’4”)
Finished chest: 86.5 (90, 93.5) cm / 34 (35½, 36¾)” ― recommended ease: approx. 10 cm / 4”
Brioche stitch fabric tends to stretch with wear. The sweater will have more ease and accompany your child’s growth 🙂

YARN
Light sport weight (approx. 26 sts = 10 cm / 4”)
shown in Phildar Lambswool (51% lambswool & 49% acrylic, 134 m / 146 yds per 50g / 1.76 oz.)
C1 = Caban: 6 (6, 7) balls or 710 (770, 840) m / 780 (840, 920) yds
C2 = Blanc: 2 (2, 2) balls or 190 (210, 230) m / 205 (230, 250) yds
C3 = Gold: 3 (3, 3) balls or 310 (330, 370) m / 340 (360, 400) yds

GAUGE
24 sts and 50 rows/rnds = 10 cm* in reverse half brioche stitch with 2.75 mm / US 2 needle
*The gauge should be measured over 10 cm.

NEEDLES
one each 2.75 mm / US 2 & 2.5 mm / US 1½ circular needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

CONSTRUCTION
The sweater body is worked from the bottom up and the sleeves are worked from stitches picked up around the armholes and down to the cuff in the round.

DIFFICULTY: intermediate
skill required: Brioche stitch, short rows, knitting in the round

TERMS OF USE: For personal and non-commercial use only.
The purchase of the pattern is considered acceptance of the terms.

The PDF pattern is available at 4.50 euros (EU VAT included).

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Published in March 2022.