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One Stitch Baby Sweater
Lion Brand® Microspun
Pattern Number: 1102AD
Your little one will love clowning around in this lightweight, supersoft cardigan. It's so easy to knit that you'll want to make it in several of the bright, Microspun colors.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: 9 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
Finished Measurements: Chest = 20 (21, 22)inches; Length = 9½(10, 10½)inches
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
910-113 Microspun Yarn: Cherry Red
Vibrant bright red
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
One pair size 4 U.S. (3.50 mm) needles
5 -7/8 inches buttons
24 sts & 48 rows = 4" in garter stitch on size 5 needles
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
With smaller needles, CO 60 (64, 66) sts. Work in k1, p1 rib for 6 rows, ending with a WS row. Next Row (RS): Change to larger needles and begin working in garter stitch (K on RS, K on WS). Work even until piece measures 9½ (10, 10½)" from start. BO all sts.
Pocket linings: (make 2): With larger needles, CO 16 sts, work in garter stitch for 2", slip stitches to holder. Right Front: With smaller needles, CO 34 (36, 38) sts. Work in k1, p1 rib for 6 rows, ending with a WS row. Next Row (RS): Change to larger needles and begin working in garter stitch until piece measures 3". Work Pocket Welt: Next Row: * K9 (10,11) sts, (k1, p1) 8 times, k9 (10, 11) sts *. Rep between *'s 3 times. Next Row: K9 (10,11) sts, BO 16 sts, k9 (10,11) sts. Next Row: K9 (10,11) sts, slip 16 sts of pocket from holder to left hand needle and k16, k9 (10, 11) sts. Continue working even until front measures 8 (8¼, 8½)" from beg. Neck Shaping: BO 4 (5, 6) sts at neck edge once, then 1 st at neck edge every row 12 times. Work rem 18 (19, 20) sts even until piece measures 9½ (10,10½)" from beg. Bn all sts.Left Front: With smaller needles, cast on 34 (36, 38) sts. Work in k1, p1 for 4 rows. Buttonhole: Next row (RS) Rib to last 7 sts, bind off 4 sts, work last 3 sts in rib pattern. Next row (WS) Rib 3, cast on 4 sts over bound off sts, rib to end. Next row (RS) Change to larger needles and begin garter stitch. Continue making buttonholes as follows: *Work 18 (18, 20) rows of garter stitch, ending with a WS row. Buttonhole row (RS) Knit to last 7 sts, bind off 4 sts, k3. Next row (WS) K3, cast on 4 sts over bound off sts, k to end. Repeat buttonhole rows 3 times more (total of 4 buttonholes). AT SAME TIME, work Pocket Welt and Neck Shaping in same manner as Right Front.
With smaller needles, CO 36 (40, 42) sts. Work in K1, P1 rib for 6 rows, ending with a WS row. Next Row (RS): Change to larger needles and begin working in garter stitch. Inc 1 st each edge every 8 rows 6 (7, 9) times (48 (54, 60) sts). Work even until sleeve measures 8½ (8¾, 9)" from beg. BO all sts.
Sew shoulder seams, Pick up 63 (65, 67) sts around neck and work in k1, p1 rib for 3 rows. BO in rib. Sew sleeves to body, sew underarm and side seams. Whip stitch pocket linings into place. Sew on buttons.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
BO = bind off
CO = cast on
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
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