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 5 mm needles. The garment shown is knitted in Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran (midnight blue 237) and Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran (kingfisher blue 234) 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.
On completion of your payment, the knitting pattern will be sent to you in an e-mail using the e-mail address you supply with your order. Please allow 3 days for this e-mail to arrive. My knitting patterns are in pdf digital format only.
Pattern Language – English
Linda Walsh –
I have been knitting for years and i found this pattern very eazy to follow. I think it is very modern and on trend for children.
Handy colour coded sizes
Mary S. –
My grandchildren cannot wait till I can knit this pattern