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Children's Colorblock Hat & Cardigan

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Children's Colorblock Hat & Cardigan
Children's Colorblock Hat & Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Purl

Pattern Description:

As unique and beautiful as the little person you are knitting for!

The possibilities are endless! Be creative! Choose 4-5 colors (or more) and change colors at whim! You can't do it wrong!

Or - you could stripe it!

Or - you could knit each piece in a different color!

There's only one rule in this sweater - HAVE FUN!


20 sts = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Chest size: 22" (23", 24", 25", 27")


  • Yarn: Approx 500, 550, 650, 700, 800 yards of assorted DK weight yarn for the sweater Approx 150-200 yards of assorted DK weight yarn for the hat
  • Needles: Sweater: Size 4 & 6 or size needed to obtain gauge. Hat: Size 6 16" circular.

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle for finishing, markers, buttons

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