Junior Christmas Cardigan
by Susan Crawford This delightful cardigan is worked in one piece from the bottom up to the underarm, working backwards and forwards. The sleeves are then knitted separately as far as the armhole shaping and then all pieces are joined together to knit the yoke. The reindeer motifs are worked using Fair Isle style stranded knitting, carrying the spare yarn across the back of the work. Inset contrasting pockets are knitted first and then joined to the body of the knitting. A combination of written and charted instructions are provided with sizes ranging from age 1 to 8 years included in the pattern. Knitted in my Excelana 4 ply Luxury wool. All the colours can be viewed and purchased here. Sizes to fit To fit ages: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 years Supplied as a PDF download. Requirements: Excelana 4 ply Luxury Wool, 100% pure new British Wool, (159 m/174 yds per 50g ball) 3 (3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) balls French Rose - MC 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2) balls Ruby Red - CC 1 2.75mm (US 2) circular needle (60-80cm) 1 3mm (US 3) circular needle (60-80cm) Set of 2.75mm double pointed needles Set of 3mm double pointed needles Stitch markers Stitch holders Safety pins 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) plastic press studs 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) buttons Sewing needle and thread
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Junior Christmas Jumper
by Susan Crawford This lovely jumper is worked in one piece from the bottom up to the underarm, working in the round. The sleeves are then knitted separately as far as the armhole shaping and then all pieces are joined together to knit the yoke. The reindeer motifs are worked using Fair Isle style stranded knitting, carrying the spare yarn across the back of the work. An easy fit neck makes this a really comfortable jumper to wear. A combination of written and charted instructions are provided with sizes ranging from age 1 to 8 years included in the pattern. Knitted in my Excelana 4 ply Luxury wool. All the colours can be viewed and purchased here. Sizes to fit To fit ages: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 years Supplied as a PDF download. Requirements: Excelana 4 ply Luxury Wool, 100% pure new British Wool, (159 m/174 yds per 50g ball) 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) balls Land Army Green - MC 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2) balls Alabaster - CC 1 2.75mm (US 2) circular needle (60-80cm) 1 3mm (US 3) circular needle (60-80cm) Set of 2.75mm double pointed needles Set of 3mm double pointed needles Stitch markers Stitch holders Safety pins 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) plastic press studs 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) buttons Sewing needle and thread
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The Perfect Christmas Jumper
by Susan Crawford This pretty jumper pattern is available in sizes 28-50 inches and is knitted in Jamieson & Smith 2ply jumper weight yarn.  This yarn is the equivalent of a standard 4 ply. The jumper is knitted in four separate pieces and uses a combination of Fairisle and Intarsia techniques. Full making up instructions are also included. Shaping is based on the classic 1940s silhouette and incorporates iconic box sleeve head of the period. Inspired by a 1940s vintage knitting pattern and written for today's knitter to fit the modern silhouette. The jumper is designed to be worn fitted at the waist. To Fit 71-76cm (28-30 in) 81-86cm (32-34 in) 91-96cm (36-38 in) 101-107cm (40-42 in) 112-117cm (44-46 in) 122-127cm (48-50 in) Supplied as a PDF download. Requirements: Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight Yarn (100% Shetland wool) knits up as a 4 ply (fingering weight) yarn (115 m/125 yds per 25g ball) Main Colour - shade 93 - 10 (10, 11, 11, 12, 13) balls Contrast Colour - shade 1 - 1(1, 1, 1, 2, 2) balls 4 Buttons 2.75 mm (US 2) straight needles 3.25 mm (US 4) straight needles (+ an extra needle for three needle bind off) 2.75 mm (US 2) circular needle Stitch holders
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