Knitted Guernsey Pullover and Cap

Rows of decorative stitches in pretty diamond and check patterns adorn this wool sweater and cap set. Knit in blueberry-color yarn, they're perfect to wear with jeans.
Getting Started
Young girl wearing blue knit sweater and cap

Skill Level: Easy

Sizes: 4 (6, EIGHT, 10)
Note: Sizes for most Better Homes and Gardens knitting projects are noted in the instructions. When one size is written out in capitalized letters, it is to note the size of the modeled garment. The instructions are written for the smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, before you begin, circle the numbers pertaining to the size you are knitting or crocheting.

Finished Measurements:
Chest: 28 (30, 33, 35) inches
Length: 15 1/2 (16 1/2, 18, 20) inches


What You Need

Close up of young girl wearing blue knit sweater and cap

  • Patons, Classic Merino Wool, 100% wool, worsted-weight yarn (223 yards per skein): For pullover and hat; 3 (4, 4, 5) skeins of Blueberry (213)
  • Size 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 6 (4.0 mm) knitting needles
  • 2 stitch holders
  • Yarn needle


In St st (knit RS rows, purl WS rows) with larger needles, 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches/10 cm. TAKE TIME TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE!

Note: Read chart from right to left for RS rows and from left to right for WS rows.

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