The Retrofit Mini- Me sweater is designed to be a relaxed sweater with 5 - 10cm (2 - 4”) positive ease.  The sweater is worked from the bottom up. The body is worked up to the armholes, followed by the two sleeves up to the armhole. The stitches for the sleeves and body are then joined and the yoke is worked. The back hem of the sweater is ‘dipped’ with short row shaping.

 

This pattern is also available as ‘Retrofit  sweater’, in sizes 93 - 128cm (36 - 50") bust.

 

Sizes:  To fit: 6-12 months (12-18 months, 2-3yrs, 4-5yrs, 6-7yrs, 8-10yrs, 10-12yrs, 12-14yrs)

 

Finished Dimensions:

Chest measurement:  54 (58, 63, 68.5, 73.5, 77, 83, 87.5)cm / 21¼ (22¾, 24¾, 27, 29, 30¼, 32¾, 34½)”    with positive ease of 5 - 10cm (2 - 4”)

 

Materials:

Socks Yeah DK by Coopknits (112m [122 yds] per 50g skein)

4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) x 50g skeins

        

6-12 month sample (shown on the front page) photographed in shade 201 ‘Tartarus’

        

also shown in: 

Crush DK by Skein Queen (225m [246 yds] per 100g skein)

2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) x 100g skeins

        

9 - 12 month sample photographed in shade ‘Chesil Beach’ 

8-10 years sample photographed in shade ‘Peach Bellini’

 

Needles:

Larger Needles:  (for main fabric)

One circular (circ) in size 4mm / UK 8 / US 6, in length 40-80cm / 16-32" (depending on size worked) 

One set of double pointed needles in size 4mm / UK 8 / US 6 (or preferred needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round)

 

Smaller Needles:  (for sleeve and neck ribbing)

One set of double pointed needles in size 3.5mm / UK 9-10 / US 4 (or preferred needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round)

 

Tension:

21 sts and 31 rows to measure 10cm / 4” over stocking stitch after blocking using 4mm needles. 

 

Techniques:    Cast on (whichever method you prefer), increasing and decreasing, German short row shaping, working from a chart, cable knitting

 

 

Retrofit Mini-Me Sweater

£5.00Price