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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 ...

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Gentleman's Polo

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Gentleman's Polo
Gentleman's Polo
Gentleman's Polo
Gentleman's Polo
Gentleman's Polo
Gentleman's Polo

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cabling
  • working in the round
  • picking up stitches
  • basic increasing & decreasing

Pattern Description:

This dashing sweater is worked seamlessly with all-over cabling. The polo placket & collar add style and ease of fit over a child's head. You'll knit from the bottom up in the round, then back and forth once work for placket begins. Sleeves are also worked in the round. Instructions are both written and charted, making this a great first-cabling project no matter what your preference. Wear the sweater by itself, or as a layering piece in cooler weather. Full schematic is included to help you knit the perfect fit!


24 sts and 30 rows per 4 inches in Cable Pattern, 21 sts and 30 rows per 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Chest: 23.25(25, 26.75, 28.25, 30) inches
  • Size: 2(4, 6, 8, 10)


  • 425(490, 570, 655, 700) yards DK weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 5(3.75 mm) & Size 6(4 mm) 24" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch markers
  • Notions: Two 1/2-inch buttons

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