The Pattern… So Far
This pattern is sized for a 2 year old, approximately, with a finished chest size of 26”.
Yarn: worsted weight yarn, approximately 450 yards (405 metres)
Needles: 20” – 4.5 mm circular needle, 2 sets of 4.5 mm double-pointed needles
Notions: stitch markers, darning needle
Using the circular needle and a stretchy cast on, cast on 112 stitches. Place a marker and join in the round, being careful not to twist the stitches. Knit every round (stocking stitch) for 10” or desired length. End the last round 3 stitches before the marker. Cast off 6 stitches; knit 49; cast off 6 stitches; knit 49. Set aside.
Using double-pointed needles (or method of choice), cast on 26 stitches. Place a marker and join in the round, being careful not to twist the stitches. Knit every round until work measures 1.5”
Increase 1 stitch on each side of the marker every 6 rounds 8 times (42 stitches). Work even until sleeve measures 11.5” from the beginning (or length desired). End the final round 3 stitches before the marker. Cast off 6 stitches (36 stitches remain). Set aside and work second sleeve to match the first.