With all sorts of tough resolutions on our New Year’s plates, this Friendly Fair Isle Sweater promises easy gratification and quick success. Basic enough for beginners and interesting enough for more seasoned knitters, the Friendly Fair Isle Sweater is a simple, modern classic that will have you beaming with a sense of accomplishment in no time!

Friendly Fair Isle Sweater: Now Sized for Toddlers + Kids Too! | Purl Soho

Our original Friendly Fair Isle Sweater was sized for women, and due to popular demand, we’ve now also sized it for ages 12 months to 10 years. Whatever the size, we knit it up in Purl Soho’s sumptuous bulky-weight Super Soft Merino. With twelve new colors recently added to the Super Soft palette, the hardest part of this project will be choosing which ones to combine!

Friendly Fair Isle Sweater: Now Sized for Toddlers + Kids Too! | Purl Soho

Start 2015 off with a very friendly project and happy New Year!! -Laura

Materials

In addition to a Purl Soho Friendly Fair Isle Sweater for Toddlers + Kids pattern, you’ll need…

Gauge

12 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizes

12 months (18 months, 2 years, 4 years, 6 years, 8 years, 10 years)

  • Finished Chest Circumference: 22 ¾ (23 ¼, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32) inches Finished Length from Shoulder to Bottom Edge: 12 (13 ½, 15, 15 ¾, 17, 18, 18 ¾) inches
  • Finished Length from Underarm to Bottom Edge: 6 ¼ (7 ¼, 8 ¼, 9, 9 ½, 10 ½, 11 ¼) inches
  • Finished Length from Underarm to Cuff: 6 ½ (7 ¼, 8 ½, 10, 11 ¼, 13, 14) inches

Ease: This garment is designed with a 3- to 4-inch ease around the chest.

Samples: Sizes 2 years and 8 years are pictured here.

Pattern

Friendly Fair Isle Sweater: Now Sized for Toddlers + Kids Too! | Purl Soho

The Friendly Fair Isle Sweater for Toddlers + Kids pattern is available for purchase as a hard copy or and as a downloadable PDF.