Crag Jumper Pattern

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This single pattern is available as a download.

For this pattern you need:

Yarn: 3(4:4:5:5) 100g hanks of WYS Bluefaced Leicester Aran (100% British Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 166m/182yds per 100g).

Metres (approx.): 490(590:660:760:820)m.

My Yarn Suggestions & Amounts: The Croft Shetland Aran Colours 3(4:4:5:5) 100g hanks, or The Croft Shetland Aran Tweeds, 3(4:4:5:5) 100g hanks

Needles: 4.5mm and 5mm.

Notions: Three buttons.

Gauge (tension): 28 stitches and 26 rows to 10cm/4ins square over middle cable pattern using 5mm needles.

Measurements: 

To Fit (suggested):
0-1  1-2  3-4  5-6  7-8  years old
Actual Chest Measurement
52 57 62 67 72 cms
20½ 22½ 24½ 26¼ 28¼ ins
Length (from shoulder)
28 34 38 44 48 cms
11 13¼ 14¾ 17½ 18¾ ins
Sleeve Length
18 20 24 28 36 cms
7 11 14¼ ins

My design ideas and advice: A simple cable looks so effective while at the same time being so exciting to knit! In this design I used two of my favourite cable patterns – one I call the honeycomb, I’m not sure if this is it’s ‘official’ name but it makes me think of bees and honey every time I see it, and the other the cable plait. This pattern evokes feelings of childhood and playing hairdressers and plaiting my sisters hair…..which then naturally progressed to finding scissors and properly playing hairdressers!!

Click on the following links for my How To videos that may help with this: Picking Up Stitches

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