New pattern: Peppar

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Peppar – a quick, simple and yet adorable shrug for the wee ones! How can you resist? Top down and seamless knitting in one easy piece!

“Fast and funky knit!

Peppar by zigeunerin
Peppar by zigeunerin

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Nb-3m/6-12m/12-18m/2-3y (4-6y/8y/10y/12y)

Approximate body chest circumference for sizing:
16/17-18/18-20/20-22 (22-25/26.5/28/30) inches, or  40/43-45/45-50/50-55 (55-63/66/70/75)cm.


4 sts and 6 rows per inch in stockinette on larger needles

Materials and tools

Worsted or aran weight yarn, approximately;
100/130/150/180 (220/260/300/340) yards, or
90/120/140/170 (200/240/270/310) meters

Circular needle; 5 mm/US 8, or needle size to get gauge.
Circular needle; 4.5 mm/US 7, or one size smaller than gauge needle
Same sizes double pointed needles

4 stitch markers
Needle for weaving in ends


CO = cast on
K = knit
P = purl
RS = right side
WS = wrong side
st(s) = stitch(es)
pm = place marker
sm = slip marker
bm = before marker
rm = remove marker
BO = bind off



On smaller needles, CO 56/60/68/76 (80/88/88/96) sts. Join to work in the round, being careful not to twist the sts. Place marker for beginning of round.

Round 1-10: (K2, p2) around.

Round 11: Switching to larger needles, BO the following 12/14/16/18 (20/22/22/24) sts in pattern.
K3, pm, kfb, k 8/8/10/12 (12/14/14/16) sts for sleeve, kfb, pm, kfb,  k 16/18/20/22 (24/26/26/28) sts for back, kfb, pm, kfb, k 8/8/10/12 (12/14/14/16) sts for sleeve, kfb, pm, k3. (6 sts increased).
= 50/52/58/64 (66/72/72/78) sts on the needles

The garment is now worked flat, back and forth on the needles.
Row 12 (WS): K3, purl to last 3 sts, k3.

Row 13 (RS): K to m, sm, *kfb, k to 1 st bm, kfb, sm, repeat *-*another 2 times, k to end. (6 sts increased)
Row 14 (WS): K3, purl to last 3 sts, k3.
Continue repeating rows 13-14 another 5/6/7/8 (10/11/12/13) times.

= 86/94/106/118 (132/144/150/162) sts on the needles

Divide for sleeves

RS row: *K to m, rm, place following 24/26/30/34 (38/42/44/48) sts on scrap yarn for sleeve, CO 1 st, rm*, repeat *-* once more, knit to end.
WS: K3, purl to last 3 sts, k3.

= 40/44/48/52 (58/62/64/68) sts on the needles


RS row:  Knit all sts.
WS row: K3, purl to last 3 sts, k3.

Continue repeating these two rows until work measures 1/1/1/1.5 (1.5/2/2/3) inches or 2.5/2.5/2.5/4 (4/5/5/7.5) cm from the armhole, or 1 inch / 2.5 cm before desired length – end with a RS row, evenly decreasing 2/2/2/2 (0/0/2/2) sts.  Switch to smaller needles.


WS row: (P2, k2) until last 2 sts, p2.
RS row: (K2, p2) until last 2 sts, k2.

Repeat the last two rows until the ribbing measures 1 inch / 2.5 cm. Loosely BO in pattern on the next RS row.


Place one set of sleeve sts back on the needles. At the gap under the arm, pick up 3 sts, knit across the sleeve sts, place marker for beginning of round.

Work in stockinette, knitting every row, until sleeve measures 2/2/2/3/3 (3/3/4/4) inches or 5/5/5/7.5 (7.5/7.5/10/10) cm, or until approximately 1 inch/2.5 cm before desired length. On the last round, decrease to a stitch count divisible by 4, and switch to smaller needles.

Work 2×2 ribbing for 1 inch/2.5 cm.
Loosely BO in pattern. Repeat for the second sleeve.


Block garment and weave in ends. Done!



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