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I am a self taught designer, having spent many hours researching and reading about the skills needed to learn clothing design. Having had much experience sewing, gave me a lot of knowledge about how ...

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Kayla's Big Sister

from Jenny Snedeker Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Kayla's Big Sister
Kayla's Big Sister
Kayla's Big Sister
Kayla's Big Sister
Kayla's Big Sister
Kayla's Big Sister

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round, decrease in pattern, work simple lace patterns
  • contains an introduction to working with beads

Pattern Description:

Kayla is growing up, and she still needs a basic white sweater! This one has pretty lace on the front and sleeves, and (optional) beaded ribbing to give it a little something extra.

Kayla's Big Sister is an updated version of my original Kayla sweater. I have adapted it to be worked top down and entirely seamless using the Contiguous Set In Sleeve Method developed by Susie Meyer (SusieM on Ravelry).

See my other designs for Kayla in sizes 6 (12, 18, 24) months.


20 sts and 26 rows = 4: [10 cm]
Save time, and check your gauge!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: 4 (6, 8, 10, 12, 14)
  • Finished chest: 23 (25, 27, 28 1/2, 30, 32)" [58.5 (63.5, 68.5, 72.5, 76, 81.5) cm]


  • sport/dk/worsted yarn that will work to guage
  • Sample used Knit Picks Brava Sport; 100% premium acrylic; 273 yds/100 gm skein
  • 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins needed

You Will Also Need:

  • US 5/3.75 mm 24"/61 cm circular and dpn needles
  • US 7/4.5 mm 24"/61 cm circular and dpn needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • color coded stitch markers, 6mm seed beads (optional), yarn needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Brava Sport



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