A hoodie for a dinosaur-mad youngster.
The sweater features a Dinosaur (Triceratops) on the front and the ribs and panels on the sleeves are knitted in a contrast yarn. This is a striking, warm and trendy sweater for children from 2 to 12 years.
Two Colours used. Any Aran/Worsted yarn (10 ply) can be used so long as it matches the tension – 18 sts and 24 rows to 10 cm (4 inches) over stocking stitch using 5mm needles. The garment shown is knitted in Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran (midnight blue 237) and Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran (marine blue 233) available from
Other Suggested yarns include:
Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran
James C. Brett with Wool Aran
King Cole Merino Blend Aran
Rico Design Essentials Soft Merino Aran
Sirdar Supersoft Aran
Needles: 1 pair of 5 mm (UK6 - USA8) and 1 pair of 4 mm (UK8 - USA6)
An easy and quick design to knit. The pattern includes colour coded sizes for ages from 2 to 12 years and a large full-page coloured intarsia chart.
Pattern Language - English