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Knit Tutu Sweater & Hat Set
Lion Brand® Homespun® Baby - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 40223AD
This fanciful fur-trimmed sweater and hat will delight any little girl.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: 18 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4
Finished chest 19 (21 1/2, 24) inches Length 10 1/2 (12, 14) inches Hat circumference 16 (17 1/4, 17 1/4) 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.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

800-101 Homespun Baby Yarn: Pink Carnation DISCONTINUED Petal-soft pinks.
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.97
Alternative Quantity: (3, 4)

320-195 Fun Fur Yarn: Hot Pink

Bright, vivid pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99

320-100 Fun Fur Yarn: White

Bright, true white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95


Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 10
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
13 sts + 20 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Sweater Stripe Pattern Rows 1-8: With MC, work in St st.

Rows 9-10: With 1 strand each of CC1 and CC2 held tog, knit.

Repeat Rows 1-10 for Sweater Stripe Pattern.



Hat Stripe Pattern Rnd 1 With 1 strand each of CC1 and CC2 held together, knit.

Rnd 2 With 1 strand each of CC1 and CC2 held together, purl.

Rnds 3-10 With MC, knit.

Repeat Rnds 1-10 for Hat Stripe Pattern


INSTRUCTIONS
SWEATER

BACK With 1 strand each of CC1 and CC2 held together, cast on 31 (35, 39) sts.

Knit 4 rows, ending with a WS row.

Work in Sweater Stripe Pattern until piece measures 5 1/4 (6 1/4, 7 1/4)” from beg.

Place marker at each edge for Sleeve placement.

Continue in Sweater Stripe Pattern until piece measures 8 1/2(10, 12)” from beg, ending with a WS row.

With MC only, work even until piece measures 9 1/2 (11, 13)” from beg.

Knit 6 rows.

Bind off all sts.



FRONT Work as for Back until piece measures 8 1/2 (10, 12)”.

Divide for Neck: Work across 12 (14, 16) sts, join 2nd ball of yarn, bind off center 7 sts, work across remaining sts.

Working both sides at same time, dec 1 st at each neck edge every RS row 3 times – 9 (11, 13) sts remain at each shoulder.

With MC only, work even until Front measures 10 1/2 (12, 14)” from beg, ending with a WS row.

Knit 2 rows.

Work Shoulder Buttonholes: Knit 2 (3, 3) sts of left shoulder, yo, k2tog, knit 2 (3, 3), yo, k2tog, knit 1 (1, 3).

Knit 1 (1, 3) sts of right shoulder, k2tog, yo, knit 2 (3, 3), k2tog, yo, knit 2 (3, 3).

Knit 2 rows on each shoulder.

Bind off all sts.



FINISHINGWith MC, pick up and knit 30 sts along Front neck edge.

Knit 5 rows.

Bind off all sts.

Lap Front shoulder flap over Back shoulder flap (last 6 rows).

Baste shoulders together.



SLEEVES With MC, pick up and knit 31 (35, 42) sts along Body edge between Sleeve markers.

Work in Sweater Stripe Pattern and, AT SAME TIME, dec 1 st at each edge every 4th row 6 (7, 8) times – 19 (21, 26) sts.

Work even until Sleeve measures 5 (6, 7)” from shoulder.

With MC only, knit 6 rows.

Bind off all sts.

Sew underarm and Sleeve seams.

Sew buttons to Back shoulder flaps to correspond with buttonholes.

Weave in ends.


HAT

With MC, loosely cast on 52 (56, 56) sts.Join, being careful not to twist.(Purl one rnd, knit one rnd) 3 times.Work in Hat Stripe Pattern until piece measures 3 1/2(3 1/2, 4)” from beg.

First Dec Rnd: *Knit 11 (12, 12), k2tog; repeat from * around – 48 (52, 52) sts.

Work one rnd even.

2nd Dec Rnd: *Knit 10 (11, 11), k2tog; repeat from * around – 44 (48, 48) sts.

Work one rnd even.

3rd Dec Rnd: *Knit 9 (10, 10), k2tog; repeat from * around – 40 (44, 44) sts.

Work one rnd even.

4th Dec Rnd:*Knit 8 (9, 9), k2tog; repeat from * around – 36 (40, 40) sts.

Work one rnd even.



Large Size Only 5th Dec Rnd: *Knit 8, k2tog; repeat from * around – 36 sts.

Work one rnd even.

6th Dec Rnd: *Knit 7, k2tog; repeat from * around – 32 sts.

Work one rnd even.

7th Dec Rnd: *Knit 6, k2tog; repeat from * around – 28 sts.

Work one rnd even.



All Sizes Next Dec Rnd: K2tog around – 18 (20, 14) sts.

Work one rnd even.

Last Dec Rnd: K2tog around – 9 (10, 7) sts.

Work one rnd even.

Leaving 10” length, break off yarn.

Thread end through large-eyed, blunt needle and pull through remaining sts.

Pull snug and fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
CC = contrasting color
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
MC = main color
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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