Game Day Knit Sweater
ITEM # 2253866P69
Print Description
Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® Team Spirit™: 2 (2, 3, 3) skeins - Royal/White
  • Knitting needles: US 8 & US 7
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

GAUGE:

15 sts and 22 rows = 4" in stockinette st using larger needles. CHECK GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Notes
Front and Back are worked separately then joined at the shoulders. Sleeves are worked down from the top.
Directions are for size 2 years. Change for sizes 4, 6, and 8 years are in parentheses.
Finished Chest: 24 (27, 30, 34)"
Finished Length: 13-1/2 (15-1/2, 17-1/2, 20-1/2)"

BACK
With smaller needles, cast on 45 (51, 57, 63) sts. Work in stockinette st for 1". Change to larger needles. Work even until piece measures 8 (9-1/2, 11, 13-1/2)", allowing hem to roll about 1/2". Place markers at each edge for sleeve placement. Work even until piece measures 13-1/2 (15-1/2, 17-1/2, 20-1/2)". Bind off.

FRONT
Work same as for back until piece measures 11-1/2 (13-1/2, 15-1/2,18-1/2)", ending after a wrong side row.

Shape Neck
Knit across 15 (18, 21, 24) sts, join second ball of yarn and bind off center 15 sts, continue across last 15 (18, 21, 24) sts. Working both sides of neck with separate balls of yarn at the same time, bind off 2 sts at each neck edge twice. Work even on 11 (14, 17, 20) sts until piece measures same as back to shoulders. Bind off.

Sew left shoulder seam.

Neck
With smaller needles and right side facing, join yarn to right shoulder. Pick up and knit 23 sts across back neck, pick up and knit 8 sts along side front neck, pick up and knit 15 sts across front neck and 8 sts along other side of front neck—54 sts. Work in stockinette st for 1". Bind off loosely.

Sew right shoulder seam and neck edging.

Sleeves
With larger needles and right side facing, join yarn to sleeve placement marker. Pick up and knit 41 (45, 49, 53) sts across edge to other sleeve marker. Work in stockinette st, decreasing 1 st each end of row every 4th (6th, 6th, 6th) row 7 (7, 9, 11) times—27 (31, 31, 31) sts. Work even in stockinette st until sleeve measures 7 (9, 11, 13)" from top. Change to smaller needles and work in stockinette st for 1". Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew side and sleeve seams. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch (es)
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® Team Spirit™: 2 (2, 3, 3) skeins - Royal/White
  • Knitting needles: US 8 & US 7
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

GAUGE:

15 sts and 22 rows = 4" in stockinette st using larger needles. CHECK GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Notes
Front and Back are worked separately then joined at the shoulders. Sleeves are worked down from the top.
Directions are for size 2 years. Change for sizes 4, 6, and 8 years are in parentheses.
Finished Chest: 24 (27, 30, 34)"
Finished Length: 13-1/2 (15-1/2, 17-1/2, 20-1/2)"

BACK
With smaller needles, cast on 45 (51, 57, 63) sts. Work in stockinette st for 1". Change to larger needles. Work even until piece measures 8 (9-1/2, 11, 13-1/2)", allowing hem to roll about 1/2". Place markers at each edge for sleeve placement. Work even until piece measures 13-1/2 (15-1/2, 17-1/2, 20-1/2)". Bind off.

FRONT
Work same as for back until piece measures 11-1/2 (13-1/2, 15-1/2,18-1/2)", ending after a wrong side row.

Shape Neck
Knit across 15 (18, 21, 24) sts, join second ball of yarn and bind off center 15 sts, continue across last 15 (18, 21, 24) sts. Working both sides of neck with separate balls of yarn at the same time, bind off 2 sts at each neck edge twice. Work even on 11 (14, 17, 20) sts until piece measures same as back to shoulders. Bind off.

Sew left shoulder seam.

Neck
With smaller needles and right side facing, join yarn to right shoulder. Pick up and knit 23 sts across back neck, pick up and knit 8 sts along side front neck, pick up and knit 15 sts across front neck and 8 sts along other side of front neck—54 sts. Work in stockinette st for 1". Bind off loosely.

Sew right shoulder seam and neck edging.

Sleeves
With larger needles and right side facing, join yarn to sleeve placement marker. Pick up and knit 41 (45, 49, 53) sts across edge to other sleeve marker. Work in stockinette st, decreasing 1 st each end of row every 4th (6th, 6th, 6th) row 7 (7, 9, 11) times—27 (31, 31, 31) sts. Work even in stockinette st until sleeve measures 7 (9, 11, 13)" from top. Change to smaller needles and work in stockinette st for 1". Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew side and sleeve seams. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch (es)
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.