Vika (For Kids)

Vika (For Kids)

Cabled Pullover with Turtleneck

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A noble cabled masterwork lets a girl ride with her hounds in pursuit of the questing beast, explore a ruined keep, or just sink into a good story on a wintry day. Vika looks dashing in any color of Shelter, so pick your child’s favorite for this wardrobe capstone. The intricate cables are a venturesome knitter’s delight. The body and sleeves are knit flat and sewn together, and the ribbed collar is picked up and worked in the round. If your child rebels against turtlenecks, Vika is equally beautiful with a shorter collar folded and sewn to the inside for a crew neck.

Want to knit one for the whole family? This pattern was written for adult sizing in the BT Fall 16 Collection.


Worsted weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

  • 610 (685, 815, 995, 1155) yards of worsted weight wool yarn


Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.

  • 18 stitches & 30 rows = 4″ in Moss Stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • 18-stitch panel from Chart B measures 2¾” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • 10-stitch motif from Chart A or C measures 1¾” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Size A (for Main Fabric):

  • One pair of straight needles or a 32″ circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Size B (for Ribbing):

  • One pair of straight needles or a 32″ circular needle* and one 16″ circular needle, one size smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)
*Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used
Finished dimensions
  • 25½ (27¼, 29¼, 32¾, 35½)” circumference at chest
  • Sized for 2 (4, 6, 8, 10) years
  • Intended Ease: approximately + 2-4″
  • Sample shown is size 6 (29¼”) shown on child who normally wears size 6
  • Shown in fourth photo on child who normally wears size 8

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern


  • Sloped Bind Off
  • Blocking (Suggested method: Wet-Blocking)
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