VINTAGE BLOSSOM JUMPER
Introducing our new range of more advanced patterns for those of you who want a bit more of a challenge. These patterns are a knitting step beyond the kits for those of you who want to try some more challenging knits!
We know how much you love our baby kits so we wanted to give you something a little bit next level and something for all the kids - not just the babies!
This is a beautiful, vintage style jumper, Blossom, and is designed for 6 months - 7 year olds. It has a gorgeous delicate fair-isle style pattern all over the yoke.
NEEDLE / ACCESSORY REQUIREMENTS
You will need a pair of straight 3.25mm and straight 4mm needles
You will also need 3 small buttons (15mm)
YARN / SKILL REQUIREMENTS
To complete this pattern you should be comfortable with the following skills although the pattern does give you some basic explanation of these skills, this is classed as an intermediate level knit:
- Cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, yarn forward, k1b, p1b, PSSO, slipping stitches
- Adding in a new ball of yarn
- Stranded colourwork
- Sewing together
- Picking up stitches
You can use a double knit yarn of your choice for this pattern.
The pattern comes in 5 sizes - you will need the following yarn ball quantities (assuming a 50g ball):
Age 6-12 months - 2 balls in main colour & 1 in contrast colour
Age 1-2 years - 3 balls in main colour & 1 in contrast colour
Age 3-4 years - 3 balls in main colour & 1 in contrast colour
Age 5-6 years - 4 balls in main colour & 1 in contrast colour
Age 7-8 - 5 balls in main colour & 1 in contrast colour
Knit it in in our colours (featured here in bluebird and spindrift)
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*You may of course use any lightweight DK yarn for this pattern. Our chosen yarn is Yarn which is a double knit yarn with a yardage of 137 yards (125 metres). Also, please note, actual colours may vary slightly according to dyelot and your screen!
MORE ABOUT JANE REAY - OUR DESIGNER!
Jane is a prolific designer of beautiful and fantastic childrens-wear and we wanted to work with her as she shares our love for the Big Blue and the Big Outdoors! We couldn't resist collaborating with her.
We love that Jane's designs use simple construction and beautiful colour-work to give you a beautiful, timeless and fun classic for your favourite kiddies!
Jane is a granny to five grandchildren living by the sea in Scotland. She's been knitting since she was 8 years old. She loves to design easy to knit, vintage and classic knits in natural fibres that babies and children can look gorgeous in.
You'll find all her other designs on Loveknitting so if you love this one then why not check her out over there too.