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Take a basic jumper… … or cardigan… ...hat… ...or mittens... Add a flower or bright motif Or try one of our exclusive designs

Spindrift, by Heather Cawte Sugar Plum, by Mary-Louise Quick

A stitch in time can save a life
Every purchase of Best Yard Forward supports children in desperate need; children who are orphaned, homeless, or suffering the effects of conflict, poverty or HIV/Aids. Knit these colourful and fun patterns for your family, and make a difference to some of the poorest children on earth at the same time. From time to time, FTC accepts donations of knitted items to send to needy children in places like Uganda, Kenya, Angola, eastern Europe and Asia. Please call us on 0118 932 0095 to find out about our current needs, or see www.feedthechildren.org.uk


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because education is key to helping poor communities to t r a n s f o r m themselves. skills like bicycle repair. Elias has a future—thanks to you! Motifs for colour and fun Children will love these bright motifs. Elias was an orphan. they are often ill. adding fun touches to a plain sleeve. from Feed The Children volunteer Margaret McConkey. We provide schools like this one in Uganda with basic materials such as paper. Creative touches! Try This fun spider is an easy way to liven up a sleeve or mitten. Education is vital. Feed The Children doesn’t just feed bodies. When Feed The Children staff first met him. For many children like these in Kibera. His school now has basic stationery. and had worms. a meal at school is the only meal of the day—and can make the difference between succeeding and failing in school. Use the same basic shape to make a back and front of this rabbit—embroider features on the front. chalk and exercise books. a few simple measures make such a difference. in places like Uganda. © Feed The Children 2007 © Feed The Children 2007 . or experiment with different kinds of yarn for a more tactile effect. Older children benefit from vocational training. books or basic classroom stationery until Feed The Children arrived. A textured yarn would give this sheep a strokeable body. or affected by poverty. Make this cheeky monkey in shades of soft orange and brown. too. Angola and Liberia. Embroider small features. pens. pencils and chalk. That’s why. Or try one of these. in northern Uganda. with knock-on effects for their community and for future generations. Children who have lived on the street. A tail for this elephant could be embroidered or tasselled—or a plait in a textured yarn for a flourish. bakery. Literacy and numeracy raise aspirations and boost confidence. He was under-nourished.Page 2 Page 11 Why support Feed The Children? A child like Elias depends on the generosity of Feed The Children donors for his life. he has clothes to wear. if you like! one of Margaret McConkey’s cheerful motifs It all starts with food. a nourishing mid-day meal. Use oddments of yarn in the same weight as the main garment. agriculture and animal husbandry help young people to provide for themselves. and add a web. Every purchase of this book helps a child like Elias to have a meal. and paper and pencils to use in school.. Te Tegu camp has a school. Feed The Children supports children who are homeless. Elias was only five years old. provision of latrine and washing facilities. training in good hygiene. jumper or mitten. But children who are hungry all the time can’t learn. and add a pompom tail to the back. Divide this number by two—the result is how many stitches in from the edge to start. How to centre a motif Count the number of stitches in the garment piece. Embroider features and legs on a bright yellow duck for a cheerful effect. substance abuse and violence. a simple tablet keeps him free of worms. Kenya. Now that Elias is being supported by FTC. but it had no desks. It’s easy to design your own. Subtract the number of stitches in the motif. abandoned. he had no parents and no resources. Embroider the legs and features. pens. That’s why the most important task of all is to FEED Embroider the small features on this bright ladybird—add antennae if you like. simple medications and help to go to school. he is getting a good meal everyday. they easily get tired and irritable in school. hat. Kenya. And if their drinking water is dirty. if communities are to rise above poverty. conflict or HIV/Aids. tailoring. using squared paper. orphaned. at schools supported by Feed The Children. living in the Te Tegu camp for internally displaced people.. now have better alternatives. Education—key to the future Give the children food and the opportunity to learn and there’s no stopping them. Every six months. at risk of exploitation. We also feed minds.

Rep from * to * to last st. Back 9th row: s1.1) *. © Feed The Children 2007 © Feed The Children 2007 . 2 times.0). most importantly. they get ongoing support and training from FTC. though it shouldn’t be necessary to pin it out to shape. Rep ssk) 4 times. k9 (9. (k2tog. in Sirdar Blur.0) yf) 5 times. Next. Business is mushrooming.2). k to end st. 30”) chest. join remaining shoulder seam and collar seam. 72) sts in total. p to end 17th row: s1. Rep from * to * to last 2nd row and all following st. k1 (2. k5 (5. rh – right-hand. pick up and knit 4. The women had to prove their commitment to the project by providing adequate shelter for the animals. Cast off very loosely. (2. Commence with 4 rows g 11th row: s1. pw – purlwise. (0. (yf. Uganda. * (k2tog. 10”. k 17. yf) 3 times.approx ages 6-7.0). Wet block by hand. (yf. and k into the back of it. Standard Abbreviations Mary-Louise Quick’s beautifully feminine top. (17. k1 (0. and Roselidia the loan of 100 chicks. sew up the side seams of the jumper and underside of the sleeves in one go. dec – decrease. * k1.0). Tension: 16 sts and 20 rows to 4 inches on Note – to get a neat edge 5. 3) balls Sirdar ‘Blur’ 1.0). Catch down the turtleneck at several points around the neck. Darn in ends. * k1.5 mm needles To fit: 24”. (yf. 28”) chest . * (k2tog. from * to * to last st. cast-on edge. for seaming up. (yf. Roselidia can feed her five children—which is what Feed The Children is all about. Rep cast on 86 (89.1) *. (0. Instructions are given for the smallest size. Change to larger 13th row: s1.2) *. (yf. k1 Rep from * to * to last st. Making up It is very important to use a technique such as mattress stitch to sew up these pieces.0).10).16). * k2 (0. Set in sleeves. as the seams will otherwise be very bulky.4). 19) sts from stitch-holder for back neck. 1st row (RS): s1. ssk) 4 Shape skirt times. and their latest cash crop—mushrooms. (yf. k1. make sure that the cuffs and neck do not have obvious seams on either side of the work.12). there was no stopping her.Next row from * to * to last st. ssk) On smaller size needles. k1 (1st dec row) – s1.Page 10 BEST YARN FORWARD Page 3 Sugar Plum—continued (Continued from page 9) Spindrift—continued (Continued from page 4) Sugar Plum and work all increases ssk) 3 times. k15 (15. K1* rep 7th row: s1. (28”. Rep from * to * to last 2nd row: s1. She and a group of women in her village. (yf. (4. Assembly (part 2) Using mattress stitch. and decreases 2 stitches Rep from * to * to last st. (yf. (8-9. (k2tog. sew the top of the sleeves to the main body of the jumper. if necessary). Rep from * to * to last st. k0 (1. k1 (1. From there on. yf) needles. 16. k1 (0. Help people to help themselves.0). k0 (1. (yf. WS rows: s1. began rearing pigs as well as chickens. k17.1) *. Lastly. (k2tog. ssk. k1 (Continued on page 9) yf) 3 times. *. Join side and underarm seams. finishing after a WS row. k11 (11. will delight a young girl. (68. k1 e-wrap method (0. Recommended sequence of sewing up: Shoulders and neck first. yf) 1 times.0). yf) 4 times. k1(2. k1 (2. yf) 3rd row: s1. times k0 (1. leaving her and her five children to fend for themselves. near Kampala. Whatever type of stitch you use. k13 (13. ssk) 1 yf) 4 times. k7 (7. k1 (0. (26”. Allow collar to roll over to right side (use a couple of stitches at shoulder seams to secure it.8).1) *. work 9 rows ss.2) k1 (0. k3 (3. yf – yarn forward. Actual size 26”. 12”) underarm seam. (11”.2) *. then insert lh needle into front of the 2 sts. ssk – slip next 2 sts onto rh needle as if to knit. variations for larger sizes are given in brackets stitch-holders knitwise. 93) sts by from * to * to last st. Trim the ribbon ends to prevent fraying. A Mushrooming Business Roselidia’s husband died. 10-11 years). ssk) 5 times. k0 (1. * k1. and cast off. Support Feed The Children. Rep st 1 size only . slip the Abbreviations: kw – first stitch in every row. Commencing with a p row. * (k2tog. lh – left-hand.6). and knit them together. 15th row: s1. 3 times.2) 1st row: k to end *. k1 (0. ssk) 2 times. 4) sts from left hand neck – 66. 1 times. in from the edge. K0 (1. and in return. FTC offered two of her children sponsored places in school. Thread narrow ribbon through eyelet holes and tie in front with a bow. ssk) 1 times. You need: 2 (3. tog. * (k2tog.14).5mm needles. st as follows yf) 2 times. from * to * to last st. (k2tog. Lace border pattern ssk) 2 times. up 1 – insert lh needle under bar between stitches. 18th row: Purl 1 row.5 metres of narrow ribbon 5mm & 5. * k1. * (k2tog.1)*. 5th row: s1.0) k1.

p2tog. 13) ins. p1. neck. Continue in ss. (11. (9. P2) to end Row 1 (RS) (K2. (9. measures 33 (35) cm from A healthy start to the day Even in the UK. Repeat these 4. (4. to last st.Next row (1st dec row) – s1. 5) sts on remaining). and cast 2 sts. 10) sts remaining 3. 10) sts needles. about 28% do not get the benefits of a nutritious breakfast. k (17.5mm needles. (9.36. 1 stitch on every row at until 10. Work in 2x2 Row 2 (WS) CO 16 (18) rib thus: sts. Continue on these sts for back neck. 5) rows ss. P2) 2 sts. (11. and the extra-long cuffs will keep them covered even after sudden growth spurts. evenly across row 32. K1* rep from * to * to end . (4.5. Knit 10. neck edge. cast on 44. Knit across and place on stitch-holder neck. k1. (sl1 pwise. 4) sts at place on stitch-holder for Next row (RS): s1. k1. Purl one row. Work 9) sts (4. until work Front Next row: dec 12 sts measures 6. (12. edge on every row. (4. Shape armholes Cast off 4 sts at beginning of next 2 rows . dec each end of every row. knit border. ending after a WS. dec 1 st at neck Work straight until sleeve 15) sts. till 11. on average Row 1 (RS) (K2. 9 sts sts for left shoulder. commencing with a K row. inches from start of beginning with a purl row. Cast Cast off 4 sts at beginning Next row: cast off 4 sts off 4 sts at beg of next 2 of next 2 rows .75) Work as for back to **. Next row: Cast off 4 sts 4 rows in g st as given for (16. (17.5mm needles. Dec 1 st at each end of the final WS row each RS row until 20. k2tog. and at the same across remaining 13. where there is only one set of figures this The first 4cm of the applies to both sizes. K1.8. 16) sts along right kw. and cast off the 39) sts p2tog. 9) sts remain. 13) sts and place on 1. pick up off the remaining 3. Shape sleeve top left shoulder: ending with RS row. 13) sts 47) sts. Cast off 4 sts at beg of Join right shoulder seam remaining 4. pick up remaining) Change to larger size and knit 4. k2tog* rep from * to * to last st. (57. finishing Figures in brackets refer to after a WS row. alike) (sl1 pwise.5. armhole.19) sts for right shoulder. pick up and knit 16. 5) sts remaining) straight until armhole Next row: knit measures same as back. *yf. until you have completed Sleeves (make 2 10cm. 53) sts remaining). 5) sts next 2 RS rows. (4. Use larger or K1) to end of row smaller needles if Row 2 (WS) P 16 (18) sts.5mm for 32 (34) sts. ending after a WS. 18) sts further 16. (6. (14. Knit (45. 4) sts pw. 18) sts and Cast off 4. purl to end 4. 12) Continuing on these 13. 11) inches from cast on edge. With RS facing. P2) to last Swap to 6. K2 on these 32 (34) sts until work measures 54 (58) cm Row 2 (WS) (P2. dec 1 st remaining).5 (11. Ribbon Insertion band (for all sizes) Next row: (ws). k1 (0. alike) Swap to 6. P2) to last Continue working (K2.shade 566 One pair each of 5mm and 6. and are happier if they are not hungry— improving the school day for everyone. and easy to wash. K2) to last row. 5) sts remaining**. left shoulder. (6. inches from cast on edge. ending with a RS row. k With WS facing.Page 4 BEST YARN FORWARD Page 9 Spindrift Sizes row. ending with WS measures 3. (4. (K2. P tension. and work the first neck. s1. 15) sts only: Work straight until front ending with a WS row. Work in 2x2 rib at the beginning of the next thus: Sugar Plum—continued (Continued from page 3) 78 sts. Shape shoulders and armhole. K2 and cast on an extra stitch at the beginning of the next Row 2 (WS) (P2. 100g = 237m 2 (3) 100g balls of Classic Denim . and stitch-holder.5. pw. k2. On 5 mm needles. ssk. (9. beginning with a p row. (37.5mm needles Note: Yarn amounts are based requirements and are approximate. Next row: s1. inches from start of Continue in ss until work (33. K1 decrease thus: Row 2 WS) P whole row Row 1 (RS) CO 17 (19) sts. A good breakfast has positive effects for the rest of the day. sl1 pwise) (50) cm from CO edge. cast on and cast on an extra stitch 52 sts. (k2. 15% wool). P2) pattern using 6. 18). Assembly (part I). commence shaping for armhole is same length as for back to shoulder. Help children in the UK start the day with breakfast— support Feed The Children (Continued on page 10) have 42. 2 sts. Children can concentrate in school. and Roll Collar Final row: cast off ending with WS row. Using smaller size sts along left hand front p to end 8. for right shoulder. each time working 2 sts fewer each time between decreases . P2 off. 25% cotton. Work r rows ss. 13) sts remain. till work measures 10. starting with a purl row. k to end Continue in ss. P2) for 32 (34) sts. sl1 pwise) to measure 10 x 10 cm in for 16 (18) sts. 85) sts. hand front neck. and larger size needles. You will need: Sirdar Denim Sport Aran (60% acrylic. 2 sts. although it cannot be dried in a tumble drier. 1. p2 . using e-wrap from stitch-holder for front remaining) method. Work 5 (7) rows ss.54. k to end Eyelet row: s1. 3.(81. 13) sts remain. All sizes . The yarn is machine washable. (17. necessary to obtain correct (K2. and cast With WS facing. Cast off remaining 10. then dec 1 stitch at each end of every RS row until you Heather Cawte’s design for a boy is comfortable enough to play in. (21. measures 10. * k2 tog. 6) and place on stitch-holder rows. (45.4. (11. P2) for 32 (34) sts. 16) Next row: s1. until you have 44. Next row: cast off 3. 8) rows a further 3 times. 5) Roll collar sts for right shoulder from sts on the final RS row. only. 5) sts back. up beginning of next row. (10. pick up 19) sts remain. Next row: s1. with a WS row.75) row Wor k 3 r o ws ss. P2 Continue in slip stitch until you have completed pattern until work 8cm. 61) sts Continue straight until work measures 9 (10. ending to end – 7.46 (49. purl to last 4 sts. 11) sts on right needle stitch-holder for front Work 3 (3. Work lace right-hand back neck.Repeat these 6. using pattern as (Continued on page 10) © Feed The Children 2007 © Feed The Children 2007 . k to last 2 stitches.The slip stitch pattern adds thickness as well as looking good. cast on 66 (74) sts. k to end. Sleeves (both alike) up and knit 16. needles. Front and back (make 2 (K2. 4) sts from Next row: purl needles. K1) to end of row On 5 mm needles. (4. (17. (45. K2) to last from CO edge. WS rows. 0). ending with a p row. (8. (14. (16. (4. time. where 50% or more of the children are in receipt of free school lunches. (12. 49) sts Final row: Cast off given for Back. To fit 6 – 7 years or 65cm Continue in slip stitch chest (8 – 9 years or 70cm p a t t e r n until work chest) measures 42 (46) cm from cast-on edge. remaining 4. (4. larger size. 35) sts remaining. Feed The Children’s Club AM breakfast clubs operate in inner city schools in places like Bristol and Birmingham. 2nd & 3rd sizes . back neck Shape sleeves Knit 16. Knit a remaining 16. (4. knit 10. continue in ss as set. children do not always get enough to eat. turtleneck are worked within the body of the Tension jumper thus: Yarn used knits to this tension: 18 sts x 24 rows Row 1 (RS) (k1. (3. 47) stitches. 6. pick continue on these sts only. beginning with a p row. till 11. to end Slip stitch pattern When work measures 46 Row 1 (RS) (K1. Inc Knit till you have 9.

38. P to end. Continue in st st to 70 (76. Join shoulders. K to into position. 4th row: K1. side and top seams. K2tog) twice Place a marker at each 4th row: K1. Stitch thumb 1st row: (K2tog. (16). S h a p e top: 1st row: K0 (1). Feed The Children employs local people and local materials. 5. or add a colourful motif—see page 10 pins onto needle and P (K1. In Uganda. then join last st. 62. 37) sts.25. Knit © Feed The Children 2007 © Feed The Children 2007 . and every alternative Materials: approx row until 20 (24) sts 50g of double knitting remain. rib to end. 34. Work 3 rows in K1 P1 rib. 78. 96. rib With wrong side facing. purl) until work 3rd row: (K1. 2 (3) times safety pins for thumb. 86. 10. and no shortage of work to be done. the stocking stitch.25. join sides of thumb finished at the K1 Shape top: markers. and cast off remaining 20 and work in st st for 31 (22. P1 rib. 4. 4. 50. P to end. 4. cast on 27 (30. 36. (22. seam. 27. Next row: Rib 2. M1. increasing 1 Cast off remaining 20 st at the end of every 3rd Change to 4mm needles row. Shape neck: Cast off 20 Using 3 1/4 needles. 56.Page 8 BEST YARN FORWARD Page 5 Basic mitts In this way. 10) sts up the right front. 4). 36. cast on 27 (30. end of the last row. 27. local skills are used for building projects such as classrooms and latrines. knit across 6 sts from the right front band. (48 (50. support Feed The Children. 56) rows. K1 ending with a purl row. 72. 33. 60)) sts. Help develop sustainable communities. Cast off. K1 to last 2 sts. There’s no shortage of labour in FTC’s programme countries. knit to end. 28) sts. K to end. 37. cast on 6 sts. 5) rows. toddler. M1) Draw up and fasten off measures 14 (18) cms securely. 4). 3rd row: (K2 tog. 25. P to last st. 54. Cast off Needles: 1 pair 3 Thumb: 1/4 (10) needles Using a flat seam. Work buttonholes at even intervals on one side. to 50 (56. Rib for 22 rows. 27) sts. shaping to 36 (42. 5. K1 (18). 25. 102) rows. 24). Knit Work 22 rows in K1 P1 rib. (22. K2tog) twice. Mark each end of the last row with stitch markers or pieces of yarn. remaining centre stitches on a stitch holder. cast on 60 (66. M1. 5. Left Front Back Using 3 1/4 (10) needles. M1. 47) rows. Leave Sleeves (2 alike) (31. K1) 3 (4) times. the 20 (22. K2tog) Slip 1st and last st onto these 2 sts. twice. 1 pair 4mm (8) Double Knitting Yarn (see ball band for tension): 150 180 200 250 250 Size: 18” 20” 22” 24” 26” (right side facing) Shape neck: cast off 3 (4. With right side facing. (wrong side facing) Shape Using 3 1/4 mm needles. then pick up 8 (8. 46. P1. 27. (K2tog. 45. Decrease 1 st at neck edge on next 4 (4. Right Front 40) sts. Work in K1 P1 rib until the band. 28) sts. 27. rib 2. 48) rows. Work in st st. on next 4 (4. P5 (7). Using a flat from the lower edge. 4. neck: cast off 3 (4. M1. cast on 28 (30. K12 Work 3 rows straight. K2 (0) tog Cardigan for a baby or toddler Using 3 1/4 needles. Using 3 1/4 needles. and pick up and knit 8 (8. K14 5th row: K1. 5. 10) sts from the left front band. 10. fold CO 36 (44) stitches mitten in half and join and work 13 (17) rows the seam to the start of in K1. K2tog. and work in st st for 32 72) sts. Decrease 1 st at neck edge Change to 4mm needles. Continue without Rib bands (32. 36. Change to 4mm needles more rows. Basic Mittens Work 12 (14) more rows. Knit it as it is. 10. K1 through remaining sts. 5) rows. Neckband The late Judith Whincup’s pattern for a simple drop shoulder cardigan is a classic shape. or see the colourful motifs on page 11 to add your own creative touches. Repeat last 2 rows until there are 11 (13) sts. M1. 24.80) Work 22 rows in K1 P1 rib Change to 4mm needles and work in st st for 38 (40. 22. Cast off remaining 20 (22. Buttonhole: rib 2. fits each front. 24. remembering that the top buttonhole is worked on the neckband. Wherever possible. 28) sts. 56. continue to decrease 4 sts on next Make 2 the same. for either size—baby or Work 1 row straight. 24) sts across the back neck. 46. 22. Rib 2 next 20 (22. slightly stretched. 2nd row: K1. 1 row 2nd row: K1. Work 22 rows in K1 P1 rib. 2nd row: K1. You will need: Needles: 1 pair 3 1/4 mm (10). yf. 37) sts. 10. 33. giving much needed work to men and boys. 60. K1 Break yarn and thread stitch (1 row knit. slip 2 sts from safety 3rd row: Knit plain mittens. K1 (0) Continue in stocking 1st row: K1. 66.

Break off yarn. Shape Crown: Change to 3 1/4 needles 1st row: K 1 (2. 1) K2tog. exploitation and substance abuse.27.32 use oddments of double (36. and our hospice facilities are available for babies who. place a marker at each end of row. K2tog.14) sts from yarn or st holder. K3 (2.62. repeat from * to last 6 (5.86) sts.33) sts turn. and 1 pair 4mm (8) Figures in brackets refer to larger sizes Cast on 39 sts.33) sts. *Transfer last of the 3 sts to the left needle. knitting to make the flower decoration illustrated.26. Add a pom-pom or other Repeat from * to last 4 trimming if you wish.15) sts along right front pick up and K 14(14.26 (29. K2tog *K3. and reversing the seam on the fasten to the hat as lower part of the ribbing. 60) sts.24) rows. 4) 72 (82. Double Knitting Yarn: (30.14) sts along right side of back. This basic hat is really sweet. cast on 90 (102. Change to 4mm (8) needles and proceed in st st.96. then pass the next 4 sts over and off the needle. end—13 (15. repeat from * to last 3 sts. 1) sts. P2* 13th row: K0 (1. 9th row: *K3. 7th row: K3 (3. 4) . Change to 4mm (8) needles. 3) . 48) sts.102) rows.84) rows.15) sts. At the end of their six month course. fold neck in half onto WS and slip stitch loosely into position. or (4.Page 6 BEST YARN FORWARD Page 7 Drop Shoulder jumper Note : Figures in brackets refer to larger sizes. leaving a length long enough to sew Row 4: P2tog. 114) sts and work 24 (26. the seam.78.80) sts.24. Rejoin yarn and work ** to ** on remaining 24 (26.70.72) sts.30. 11th row: K2 (2. Size: Abandoned babies Like our jumper pattern models above. work in 1x1 rib for 22 (22.72. and easily Flower decoration adaptable for a boy. 2nd and each alternate row:P 3rd row: K2.24) rows.14. Others are fostered or adopted within the local community. 3) K2tog *K3. rep to end. thread through through the remaining the remaining sts and stitches and fasten off.39 (44. Help provide the skills and confidence that give a young person an alternative to life on the street— © Feed The Children 2007 © Feed The Children 2007 .56) rows. An alternative to life on the street Life for Uganda’s street children is tough. finish off. 16) sts. pick up and K 14(15. 24) cms from beginning. Thread end Break yarn. 4) sts.31. work in 1x1 rib for 22 150 180 200 230 250 (22. continue without shaping to 36 (42. proceed as follows ** knit 1 row. To make up: join the Make pairs of flowers in seam with a backstitch contrasting shades. so that the wrong side is underneath when the brim is folded back.22. Those who are ill may need longer term care. sadly. K2tog. 30) rows of K1 P1 rib. TO MAKE UP The late Judith Whincup’s drop shoulder jumper pattern is a favourite among FTC knitting supporters. babies are abandoned every day in the slums of African cities—but many can return to their families with our social workers’ support. to last *K2tog. Basic hat Using 3 1/4mm needles. 4) sts. 4) sts. K3—58 (66.14.15. K3 (4. 31) sts. Cast off loosely. 15. Materials: approx 50g DK will fit 16.80.46. or see the motifs on page 11 to add some creative touches.86. K1 to end. Row 1: K Row 2: Purl 3. P last of the 3 again. and often short. support Feed The Children. 20” size. 3) sts.64) rows ending on WS. 15) sts along left side of back. 1) K2tog *K3.28) sts continue without further shaping to 70 (76. they take away a sewing kit and their own hand sewing machine so that they can provide for themselves. ending with a P row. Knit as it is. inc 1 st at each end of every 3rd row to 50 (56. rep from * to last 2 (3. repeat from * to last 3 (4. Tragically. 80(86. K2tog.14. K2tog *K3. Proceed in st st. 1) .14) sts from yarn or st holder. 3) .14. K2 (3.50. *K3.54. girl or unisex style. 5th row: K5 (4.48 (54. Help an abandoned baby.86.86. K2tog. knit 12 (14. BACK & FRONT (ALIKE) Using 3 1/4mm (10) needles CO 60 (66. Work 1x1 rib for 26 (26. Row 3: K2tog.22. 18.) sts onto a thread or st holder. P 1 row) until work measures 17. Join left shoulder and neck band seams. 14. pick up and K 14 (15. At this workshop. 3). Repeat from * to st. SHAPE NECK Knit 24(26. With right side facing using 3 ¼ (10) needles pick up and K evenly along left side of front neck 14 (15.40) sts. these little ones are in the care of FTC’s Abandoned Baby Centre in Nairobi. K2tog. NECKBAND Join right shoulder seam. illustrated. 1) Repeat from * to *.5 (21. They are vulnerable to violence. 1 pair 4mm (8) needles CO 2 8 side and sleeve seams. right side facing cast off.24.30) rows.15.14. 3) sts. 15.15.14. Cast off in rib. P1.25.29.34. Needles: 1 pair 3 1/4mm (10).66. Continue knitting st st to 55 (61. Kenya. K4 (4. Change to 4mm needles and work in stocking stitch ( K 1 row. 92) sts. join You will need: Needles: 1 pair 3 1/4 mm (10).56. K2tog. Repeat from * to last 3 (2.14. girls between 15 and 18 are learning marketable tailoring skills. 39) sts. K 38(40. K6 (5. K 12 (14. attach SLEEVES (ALIKE) sleeves between markers Using 3 1/4mm (10) and sew in position.32. working on these stitches dec 1 stitch at neck edge on next and every following alternate row to 20(22. ** Right side facing slip first 12(14. come to us too late.

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