Fall 2015 Collection
Size: 2 (4, 6, 8)[10, 12] years
Finished Chest: 23.5 (25.25, 27.75, 29.5)[32, 34.5]"
Yarn: Dream in Color Classy, 100% merino; 250 yds/ 113g; Strange Harvest, 2 (3, 3, 4)[4, 5] skeins
Needles: Size 7[4.5 mm] 24” circular (cir) and double- pointed (DPNs)
Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
size E/4 [3.5 mm] crochet hook
latch hook (knitpicker) for seamless zipper insertion
6 (6.25, 6.75, 7.25)[7.75, 8.25]" zipper* scrap leather or fabric for patches leather thread
Gauge: 19 sts and 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Moss Stitch
A template for the elbow patches can be found here on Tot Toppers!
About Kate! Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up and the author of a new book, Knits for Boys and before that Knitting Clothes Kids Love. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular; these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate’s When I Grow Up line is for those of us who are not tots, featuring a modern classic style. Kate strives to add specifically to the growing body of knits for boys as she has four of her own! You can find her patterns at your local yarn store or online. She also does freelance work for a variety of publications. In her non- knitting life, Kate holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida. She lives with her family in South Carolina, which includes husband Ryan, boys Jesse, Charlie, Oliver & Eliot (4 very handsome Tot Topper’s models) and beloved dogs Cooper and Lou. You might also see the Oates clan at a Clemson football game. Go Tigers!
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