This pattern requires the knitter to increase, decrease, and knit some magic into the train tracks.
Accessibility Note: This pattern offers an additional Low Vision pdf option, with Arial 24 point font and photo captions, for those who need large print.
Sizing: Please measure the wearer’s chest size and plan for plenty of ease. This is meant to be a relaxed fit…kids grow fast.
Any Aran weight yarn that knits to the correct gauge
Approximately 445 (530, 600, 630) yd/ 407 (485, 549, 576) m
Size US 8 (5mm) 24” (60cm) circular knitting needle or size to get gauge
Size US 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles or size to get gauge
Size US 8 (5mm) 16” (40cm) circular knitting needle or size to get gauge (optional: for neckline)
Note for knitting in the round: You can use dpns, 2 circulars or 1 long circular for magic loop as desired.
Markers or bit of scrap yarn
Row counter (recommended)
Waste yarn or stitch holders