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Fir cones and needle branches adorn this raglan pullover with accompanying hat, mittens and scarf.

All pieces, except for the scarf, are knit in the round. For the raglan pullover and hat, 2x2 ribbing flows into twisted knit stitches to create cones and needles on a background of purl stitches. The mittens and scarf are knit solely in 2x2 ribbing.

Cable chart and rnd x rnd instructions.

Price of Printed Pattern: $10 CAD

Sylvan - Detail
Sylvan - Hat


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Raglan Measurements A(B,C,D)

Finished bust/chest 38"/97cm(44.5"/113cm,50"/127cm,55.5"/141cm)

Sylvan Accessories - Hat, Mittens, Scarf

Hat - ones size only, fits size S-M-L/20-23", circumference 17.5"/44.5cm, length with folded cuff 8"/20.5 cm

Mittens - S(M,L), circumference 6.5(7,7.5)"/17(18,19)cm, length 9.5(10,10.5)"/24(25.5,27)cm

Scarf - one size only, width 7"/18cm, length 44"/112cm


Any knitting worsted of your choice, 1.75 oz/50 gm approx. = 110 yards/100 metres, Cover model pullover, size B, hat, mittens - size M, and scarf were knit with Briggs & Little Regal 2 Ply - Bleached White

Needles 'n' Notions

One 3.75mm(US 5), one 4mm(US 6) and one 4.5mm(US 7) 32"/81cm (for size S) or 40"/101.5cm (for Sizes M,L,XL) circular knitting needles or size to obtain gauge.

Four 3.75mm(US 5), four 4mm(US 6) and four 4.5mm(US 7) double-pointed needles or size to obtain gauge. Cable needle, stitch holders/waste yarn, markers, darning needle.


Raglan Pullover, Hat - 23 sts and 26 rows = 4"/10cm with 4.5mm(US 7) needles over chart pattern.

Mittens, Scarf - 32 sts and 26 rows = 4"/10cm with 4.5mm(US 7) needles over 2x2 ribbing.