Top-Down Toddler Raglan Crewneck

Knitting, project 133. Date completed: 6/30/2007


Sweater on a hanger, with the right arm folded up

Yarn: 250 yds bulky yarn. 2 balls Plymouth Yarn, Encore Colorspun Chunky (75% acrylic, 25% wool), 143 yds, 3.5 oz (100 g). Color 7128.

Hook and Needles:
US 8, 24-inch circular for body ribbing; DPN for sleeve ribbing
US 10, 24-inch circular for body; DPN for sleeves
US H-8 (5 mm) crochet hook for cast off

Gauge: 3.5 sts per inch; 4.5 rounds per inch

Pattern: Ann Norling pattern #53, Kid’s Basic: Top Down Raglan, by Gail Tanquary. You can buy it online from One Fine Yarn

Finished size: Size 1, 24-inch chest, 16-inch neck

Leftover yarn: 0.7 oz/19 g, about 28.6 yds

Approximate cost: $6.45 per ball ($12.90 for yarn; $11.60 for sweater)

Notes: I changed pattern to do sleeves in the round and avoid seaming. Lucia’s sleeve calculator was helpful