Young Hearts Yoke by Kristen TenDyke

Young Hearts Yoke

Knitting
February 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stripe Pattern with larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
560 - 1120 yards (512 - 1024 m)
to fit ages 3mos (6mos, 12mos, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10) years; finished Chest Size 19 (20, 21, 23.25, 25.5, 27.75, 29.5, 31.25)” / [48.5 (51, 53.5, 59, 65, 70.5, 75, 79.5) cm]. Shown in size 23.25″ / [59 cm] (2 years)
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A row of double hearts makes this toddler sweater perfect for Valentine’s day festivities. She’ll be jumping for joy when she receives this this sweater just in time for her class party.

Skill Level
Intermediate

Sizes
3 mos (6 mos, 12 mos, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10) years
Shown in: 4 year size.

Finished Measurements
Chest Circumference: 19 (20, 21, 231⁄4, 251⁄2, 273⁄4, 291⁄2, 311⁄4)“ / 48.5 (51, 53.5, 59, 65, 70.5, 75, 79.5) cm

Yarn
DK Weight (CYCA #3 Light):
Each color uses about: 150 (172, 200, 271, 324, 387, 449, 534) yards / 137 (157, 184, 248, 296, 354, 411, 488) meters.
Shown in: Swans Island Washable DK Weight (100% washable merino wool; 140 yards 128 meters/50 grams):
2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4) hanks in each color.
Colors Shown: MC: #226 Mallard;
CC: #224 Edgecomb Grey

Knitting Needles
Sizes US 4 and 5 (3.5 and 3.75 mm): 16” / 40 cm circular and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpns), or sizes needed to obtain gauge.

Notions
Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle

Gauge
22 sts and 29 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Stripe Pattern with larger needles. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Construction Notes
This pullover is worked from the top down, seamlessly. There are a few increase rounds worked in the striped sections of the yoke. The sleeves and body are divided at the underarms and worked separately from the top down, making it easy to adjust the lengths to fit your child.