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Trailside Hoodie

from Cutie Pie Fashions
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Trailside Hoodie
Trailside Hoodie
Trailside Hoodie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, simple intarsia color work

Pattern Description:

Trailside: A hooded sweater for when they want to get out and explore!
This will help the transition from fall to winter, or winter to spring for your active children.
Worked as a pullover with a placket opening on the front, this one has sleeves that are detachable so Mom can compromise when they want to go without a jacket!

Sized from 12 months up to 8 years for matching sweaters for siblings


17.5 sts and 26 rows = 4" in diagonal seed st; 18 rows and 26 rows = 4" in fleck st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: 12m (24m, 4, 6, 8)
  • Finished measurements: Chest approx 24 (24, 26, 28, 30) inches
  • Front length approx 13 (14.25, 15.5, 17.5, 19) inches


  • heavy worsted weight yarn to give desired gauge
  • I used: Knit Picks City Tweed Heavy Worsted 55% Merino wool, 25% superfine alpaca, 20% Donegal tweed; 164 yards/100 gram ball MC: Chipmunk 3 (3, 3, 4, 5 ) skeins CC: Toad 1 skein all sizes
  • Needles: US 7 and 9 24" circular, US 7 and 9 straights or dpn's for working sleeves, or sizes needed to obtain gauge
  • yarn needle, 1-3 shank buttons for the vest, 10-14, 3/4" flat buttons for the sleeves

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