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Knit Lucky Stripes Cardigan
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: 50267AD
Kids(and mom) will love this colorful,comfortable cardigan in easy-care Lion Cotton.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4, Child 5-6, Child 7-8
Finished Chest 19 (20 3/4, 22 1/2, 24 1/4, 25 3/4) inches [48.5 (52.5, 57, 61.5, 65.5) cm] Length 10 1/2 (12, 14, 16, 18) inches [26.5 (30.5, 35.5, 40.5 45.5) cm]Finished Chest 19 (20 3/4, 22 1/2, 24 1/4, 25 3/4)inches [48.5 (52.5, 57, 61.5, 65.5) cm] Length 10 1/2 (12, 14, 16, 18)inches [26.5 (30.5, 35.5, 40.5 45.5) cm]
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

760-148 Lion Cotton Yarn: Turquoise A bright, tropical blue.
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Strong bright medium yellow.


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A wonderful medium blue.


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Crisp clean white.


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760-147 Lion Cotton Yarn: Purple

An intense and bright purple.


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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
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GAUGE:
19 sts + 29 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:
STRIPE SEQUENCE: *8 rows B, 4 rows A, 2 rows C, 6 rows D, 4 rows E, 8 rows F, 2 rows B, 4 rows A, 6 rows C, 2 rows D, 4 rows E, 2 rows F.

Repeat from * for Stripe Sequence.

NOTES:
Body is worked in 1 piece to underarm, then divided for Fronts and Back.


INSTRUCTIONS
BODY

With A, cast on 86 (94, 102, 110, 118) sts.

Work in K2, P2 Rib for 1” [2.5 cm].

Change to St st and beg Stripe Sequence.

Work even until piece measures 6 (7, 8 1/2, 10, 11 1/2)” [15 (18, 21.5, 25.5, 29) cm] from beg, ending with a WS row.

Divide for Fronts and Back (RS):K 20 (22, 24, 26, 28) and place these sts on holder for Right Front, k 46 (50, 54, 58, 62) for Back, k 20 (22, 24, 26, 28) and place these sts on holder for Left Front.

Work even on Back sts only until armholes measure 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6, 6 1/2)” [11.5 (12.5, 14, 15, 16.5) cm].

Bind off.



LEFT FRONT

Place Left Front sts onto needle.

Work even until armhole measures 2 1/2 (3, 3 1/2, 4, 4 1/2)” [6.5 (7.5, 9, 10, 11.5) cm].

Shape Neck:At neck edge, bind off 4 (5, 5, 5, 6) sts once, then 2 sts twice, then 0 (0, 1, 1, 2) st(s) once – 12 (13, 14, 16, 16) sts.

Work even until Left Front measures same as Back.

Bind off.



RIGHT FRONT

Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping.



SLEEVES

With A, cast on 26 (26, 30, 34, 38) sts.

Work in K2, P2 Rib for 1” [2.5 cm].

Change to St st and beg Stripe Sequence and, AT SAME TIME, increase 1 st each end every 4th row 7 (10, 10, 10, 10) times – 40 (46, 50, 54, 58) sts.

Work even until piece measures 8 (9, 10, 11, 12)” [20.5 (23, 25.5, 28, 30.5) cm] from beg.

Bind off.


FINISHING

Sew shoulder seams.

Sew in Sleeves.

Sew Sleeve seams.

Button Band: With RS facing and A, pick up and knit 38 (46, 54, 62, 76) sts along Right Front.

Work in K2, P2 Rib for 1” [2.5 cm].

Bind off.

Sew buttons equally spaced on Band.

Buttonhole Band: With RS facing and A, pick up and knit 38 (46, 54, 62, 76) sts along Left Front.

Work 3 rows in K2, P2 Rib.

Work buttonholes across from buttons by working (yarn over, k2tog) for each buttonhole.

Complete Band as for Button Band.

Bind off.

Neckband: With RS facing and A, pick up and knit 5 sts along top edge of Button Band, 13 (14, 15, 15, 17) sts along Right Neck edge, 22 (24, 26, 26, 30) sts across Back Neck, 13 (14, 15, 15, 17) sts along Left Neck edge and 5 sts along top edge of Buttonhole Band – 58 (62, 66, 66, 74) sts.

Work in K2, P2 Rib for 1” [2.5 cm].

Bind off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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