The Kumfy Kapuze Hooded Sweater Pattern

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*This pattern is also available on Ravelry.*

The Kumfy™ Kapuze is a loose-fitting style of hooded sweater, meant to have a generous ease to allow for several years of wear and layering with other clothing in the cold winter months. Kapuze (pronounced Kah-poo-suh) is German for “hoody”. The button bands at each raglan line at the front are the perfect canvas for embellishment with intricate buttons, but also serve a great purpose! The front collar comes up close to the neck to keep little ones warm from the chill and wind, but the front bodice unbuttons entirely to allow easy dressing over the head without any tugging or pulling.
The garment is seamlessly knit from the neck down. Initially it is knit flat in two pieces- first the front of the bodice, then the back and raglan sleeves before both pieces are joined together seamlessly at the underarms. The rest of the body is knit in the round, as are the sleeves. The hood stitches are picked up from the neck and knit flat at the end.
The pattern contains instructions for altering different aspects so the finished garment can easily be a custom fit.

Sizes 6 months through 8/9 children.

Supplies Needed:

Size 8 (5.0 mm) 16-inch circular needles
Size 8 (5.0 mm) 11-inch circular needles OR double-point needles
Measuring tape
Tapestry needle
Double-point needles(any size) for grafting the hood seam and joining the bodice pieces
Worsted weight yarn
3/4"-1" buttons

The Kumfy™ Kapuze pattern is the original creation and intellectual property of Megan Bauchle Layaw. Items made from this pattern may be used however you like- for gift, retail, personal use, charity, etc. All I ask is that you respect my hard work and credit the pattern for your creations, regardless of how you modify it to your personal preference.

*This pattern is a PDF download. Upon payment you will receive the pattern as an attachment to an email sent to the payment address. If you would like a printed hard copy of the pattern instead, please email me.*

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