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Diplodocus Pattern


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Knitting: Diplodocus
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • stranded colorwork
  • working in the round
  • short row shaping
  • picking up stitches
  • working from a chart

Pattern Description:

This circular yoke sweater is perfect for future paleontologists and young dinosaur enthusiasts. Diplodocus is worked top down, and includes instructions for a button-tab at neck in the baby sizes so there is no trouble getting the sweater over the head. Sweater is worked entirely in one piece, seamlessly. Colorwork is charted and worked stranded, in the round. Shown in size 4.


20 sts and 28 rows per 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Chest: 18(20.5, 23.25, 25.5)[28, 30.75, 33.25] inches
  • Size: 6 months(18 months, 2, 4)[6, 8, 10]


  • 140(180, 220, 290)[350, 430, 530] yards A, 90(110, 125, 140)[170, 195, 220] yards B and 75(90, 100, 115)[135, 155, 180] yards C worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 5(3.75 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPN's & Size 6(4 mm) 16" or 24" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch markers
  • Notions: One 3/4-inch button for 6 month and 18 month sizes ONLY

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About Designer

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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When I Grow Up line is for those of us who are not tots, featuring a modern classic style. Kate also strives to add specifically to the growing body of knits for boys as she has three of her own! You can ...

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