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Yin Yang Modular Sweater

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Yin Yang Modular Sweater
Yin Yang Modular Sweater Yin Yang cuff close up
Yin Yang Modular Sweater Yin Yang sleeve detail
Yin Yang Modular Sweater Yin Yang Bernat Hot Green and White
Yin Yang Modular Sweater Yin Yang in white and charcoal
Yin Yang Modular Sweater Yin Yang Bernat White and Ombre

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, ktbl, ssk, make 1, p2tog, slip, 3 Needle Bind Off, cable, knit in the round
  • YARN Lion Brand Cotton Ease (50% cotton 50% acrylic, 207yds / 188m per 100g): 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) skeins #152 charcoal (Main Colour - MC) and 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) skeins #100 white (Contrasting Colour - CC)
  • Alternative Yarn Choice Bernat Handcrafters Cotton Ultrasoft Solids (100% cotton, 80yds / 73m per 50g): 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins Hot Green (MC) and Bernat Handcrafters Cotton Ultrasoft Ombres (100% cotton, 68yds / 62m per 42.5g): 3 (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins Summer Prints (CC)

Pattern Description:

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Dressing a baby or small child can be a challenge. The Yin Yang Modular Sweater is the perfect solution.

This seamless sweater is knit in 2 halves, The Yin and The Yang, there is no struggling involved; slip on 1 half and tie, slip on the other half, tie, done! The two halves are identical, so there is no "backwards", a bonus for those little ones who love to dress themselves.

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Ultrasoft yarn works to the same gauge as Lion Brand Cotton Ease so can be used as an alternate yarn. Green and White/Ombre samples were made using Handicrafter Cotton Ultrasoft yarn.

This seamless sweater, knit side-to-side, sports a 6-stitch plait cable design at the hem and front edge which provides a lovely scalloped finish. The cable design is repeated on the top of the sleeves. Side ties are I-cords; a picture tutorial is included in the pattern. A web link is provided for the 3 Needle Bind Off.


18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • SIZES: 6 mos (12 mos, 2, 3 and 4 yrs) ; To fit chest circumference: 17.25 (18.25, 21, 21.75, 23)" / 44 (46, 53.5, 55, 58.5) cm; Finished chest measurement: 18 (20, 23, 24, 25)" / 46 (51, 58.5, 60, 63.5) cm


  • NEEDLES 4 mm / US6 straights and set of 4 DPN

You Will Also Need:

  • NOTIONS Stitch marker, removable stitch marker or safety pin, stitch holder, cable needle, tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

414 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Cotton Ease


Charcoal, White

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