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Mae For Girls - Hooded Pullover Sweater

from Steph Wylie
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mae For Girls - Hooded Pullover Sweater
Mae For Girls - Hooded Pullover Sweater
Mae For Girls - Hooded Pullover Sweater
Mae For Girls - Hooded Pullover Sweater
Mae For Girls - Hooded Pullover Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on/Bind off
  • Work garter stitch
  • Working a simple lace pattern
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing
  • Knitting flat with straight needles
  • Knitting in the round with DPN's
  • Three needle bind-off
  • Seaming
  • Picking up stitches
  • Ability to perform/keep track of multiple things going on in the pattern at the same time

Pattern Description:

Mae is a short sleeved hooded pullover with an allover lace pattern on front and back, a deep v-neckline and garter stitch edgings. There are decorative buttons at hip. Sweater is knit flat in two pieces from the bottom-up, then seamed along side edges before picking up stitches for the sleeves and hood. Sleeves are worked in the round on DPN's, the hood is knit flat then seamed at top edge with a three needle bind-off.

Pattern includes instructions for children's sizes:
4(6: 8: 10: 12) years
To fit a chest of 23(25: 27: 28: 30)inches
58.5(63.5: 68.5: 71: 76.25)cm

Sweater is designed to be worn with approximately 0 - 1"(2.5 cm) of positive ease at chest. Schematic with finished sweater measurements is included in pattern.

Rowan Wool Cotton - 50% Merino wool, 50% Cotton; DK weight (123 yds/113m per 50g ball); 6(6: 8: 9: 10)balls

Or suitable substitute yarn. If substituting, approx. yardage/meter requirements are:
738( 738: 984: 1107: 1230)yards
675( 675: 900: 1013: 1125) meters

The Mae Hooded Pullover pattern is also available in an 18 inch American Girl doll sized version, sold separately.


On size US 6 needles, worked flat:

- 22 sts & 44 rows = 4" in garter stitch.
- 23.5 sts & 32 rows = 4" in lace pattern.
- 23.5 sts & 32 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch.

On size US 4 DPN's, worked in the round:

- 22 sts & 44 rnds = 4" in garter stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Child's size 4(6: 8: 10: 12) years


  • 1 pair of straight needles, size US 6 (4.00mm)
  • 1 set of DPN's, size US 4(3.50mm)

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 locking stitch markers or safety pins
  • 2 stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • 2 buttons, size is not important as they are purely decorative, so go with whichever ones you like.
  • Darning needle for sewing in ends

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Wool Cotton


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