Plain, stripes, fair isle, or fabric appliqué? This tutorial walks you through the knitting as well as three different treatments to make your sweater unique.
Sizes: 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T (see sizing chart below)
Needles: size US 5 (3.75mm), 24” circulars and double-pointed needles
Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash, (50g/110 yards per skein); or another washable wool or wool-blend yarn, worsted weight (also called 10 ply weight)
– 6-12 mo, 12-18 mo, 18-24 mo = 4 skeins
– 2T, 3T = 5 skeins
– 4T, 5T = 6 skeins
Additional Materials: 4 stitch markers, thin scrap yarn, tapestry needle
Gauge: 6 stitches per inch, after blocking
This tutorial is a collaboration with the YouTube channel Pancake Manor, a channel with puppets who get in adventures and sing songs, “for kids and awesome parents”. Be sure to see the sweaters I knit for the puppets in this video:
You can download the fabric appliqué instructions and puppet faces templates for free HERE.
Information on things you’ll see in these videos:
The yarn I used in my sweaters is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash.
The 16″ circular needles I used are from this interchangeable set.
The poncho on the mannequin is my Rodeo Drive Poncho, pattern + video tutorial.
The green scarf I’m wearing is Hitchhiker, knit with Hazel Knits DK Lively.
The bamboo double-pointed needles I use are by Clover.
The nail color I’m wearing is CND Shellac polish, in color “Asphalt”.