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premier® yarns chameleon™ colour-blocked pullover

This knit children's pullover is worked in two Premier® Yarns Chameleon™ yarns. Watch it change from plain white indoors to fun colours in the sun!
Step 1

SIZES: 12 mos (2T, 4T, 6, 8, 10)
MEASUREMENTS: Chest: 22 (25¼, 26¾, 29, 30½, 32)” [55.9 cm (64.1 cm, 68 cm, 73.7 cm, 77.5 cm, 81.3 cm)] and Length: 12¼ (14¼, 16½, 18, 19½, 20¼)” [31.1 cm (36.2 cm, 41.9 cm, 45.6 cm, 49.5 cm, 51.4 cm)]
GAUGE: 21 sts x 28 rows = 4" (10 cm); save time and check your gauge.
SPECIAL STITCHES:
1x1 Rib (multiple of 2 sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.
Rep Row 1 for patt.
NOTE: This Pullover is worked flat from the bottom up in pieces and seamed.

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
Back
With smaller needles and MC, cast on 60 (68, 72, 76, 82, 86) sts. Work even in 1X1 Rib until piece meas 2½” [6.4 cm]. Switch to larger needles and work even in St st, until piece meas 8 (9½, 11, 12, 12¾, 13¼)” [20.3 cm (24.1 cm, 28 cm, 30.5 cm, 32.4 cm, 33.7 cm)] from cast-on edge. Cut MC and join CC, work even in CC until piece meas 12¼ (14¼, 16½, 18, 19½, 20¼)” [31.1 cm, 36.2 cm, 41.9 cm, 45.8 cm, 49.5 cm, 51.4 cm)] from cast on edge, bind off all sts.
Front
With smaller needles and MC, cast on 60 (68, 72, 76, 82, 86) sts. Work even in 1X1 Rib until piece meas 2½” [6.4 cm]. Switch to larger needles and work even in St st, until piece meas 8 (9½, 11, 12, 12¾, 13¼)” [20.3 cm (24.1 cm, 28 cm, 30.5 cm, 32.4 cm, 33.7 cm)]from cast-on edge. Cut MC and join CC, work even in CC until CC section meas 2¼ (2¾, 3¾, 4, 4, 4¼)” [5.7 cm, 7 cm, 9.5 cm, 10.2 cm, 10.2 cm, 10.8 cm)] end having just worked a WS row.
Neck Shaping
Row 1 (RS): K23 (27, 28, 31, 32, 34) (left shoulder sts), bind off 14 (14, 16, 16, 18, 18) sts, knit to end, place left shoulder sts on stitch holder or waste yarn.
Row 2 (WS): Purl.
Dec Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to end — 1 st dec’d.
Next Row: Purl.
Rep these 2 rows 4 more times — 4 sts dec’d, 18 (22, 23, 26, 27, 29) sts rem.
Work 2 (2, 2, 2, 6, 6) rows even in patt, bind off sts.
Place held sts on working needle and with RS facing, join CC.
Dec Row (RS): Knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1— 1 st dec’d.
Next Row: Purl.
Rep these 2 rows 4 more times — 4 sts dec’d, 18 (22, 23, 26, 27, 29) sts rem.
Work 2 (2, 2, 2, 6, 6) rows even in patt, bind off sts.
Sleeves (Make 2.)
With smaller needles and CC, cast on 36 (38, 38, 38, 40, 42) sts. Work even in 1X1 Rib until piece meas 2” (5 cm). Switch to larger needles work 10 (8, 4, 4, 4, 4) rows even in St st.
Inc Row (RS): K1, kfb, work even in patt to last 3 sts, kfb, k1 — 2 sts inc’d.
All Other Rows: Work even in patt.
Rep Inc Row every RS row 0 (0, 1, 1, 0, 0) more time, every 4th row 1 (3, 12, 14, 12, 11) time(s), and then every 6th row 3 (3, 0, 0, 3, 5) times —  8 (12, 26, 30, 30, 32) sts inc’d, 46 (52, 66, 70, 72, 76) sts total.
Work even until Sleeve meas 8½ (9¼, 10½, 11¾, 13¼, 14¼)” [(21.6 cm, 23.5 cm, 26.7 cm, 29.9 cm, 33.7 cm, 36.2 cm)] from cast-on edge, bind off all sts.
FINISHING
Sew one shoulder seam.
Neck Edging
With smaller needles and CC, pick up and knit 60 (60, 64, 64, 74, 74) sts. Work even in 1x1 Rib until edging meas 1” (2.5 cm), loosely bind off all sts in rib.
Sew other shoulder seam and neck edging. Place locking marker at the top middle of each Sleeve. Use marker to align middle of Sleeve with shoulder seam, sew Sleeves along the edge of Front and Back. Seam the Front and Back and Sleeves.
Weave in ends.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:
Beg = Begin(ning)
Circ = Circular Needle
Cont = Continue
CC = Contrasting Colour
Dec(’d) = Decrease(d)
Dpn(s) = Double Point Needle(s)
Inc(’d) Increase(d)
K = knit
K2tog = Knit 2 Sts Together (1 St Dec’d)
MC = Main Colour
Meas = Measures
P = Purl
Patt = Pattern
Pm = Place Marker
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat(ing)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right Side
Ssk = Slip Slip Knit (1 St Dec’d)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
St st = Stockinette Stitch
WS = Wrong Side

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