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Pretty in Pink Knit Jacket and Booties
Lion Brandฎ Lion® Cashmere Blend - TiffanyTM
Pattern Number: 50678
Pamper your princess with this sweet, soft little jacket and matching booties.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size

JACKET
6-12 months
Finished Chest 17 1/2 inches [44.5 cm]
Length 7 inches [18 cm]

BOOTIES
6 months
Length
3 1/2 inches [9 cm]

PUBLISHED IN: Lion Brand Yarn Catalog - 2006 W


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

270-101 Lion Cashmere Blend Yarn: Light Pink (DISCONTINUED) Very pale pink
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (A)

260-101 Tiffany Yarn: Light Pink Soft pink
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
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Additional Materials

  1. Size 7 [4.5 mm] 24" [60 cm] circular needle
  2. 1 yd [1 m] of 5⁄8 inch [16 mm] pink ribbon (optional)

GAUGE:
Jacket: 20 sts + 36 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Seed st with A.
Booties: 23 sts = 4" [10 cm] in Garter st (knit every row) with 2 strands of B held tog.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1 st) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle. Work this new stitch through the back loop.

PATTERN STITCH (Jacket)
Seed Stitch
(multiple of 2 sts + 1)
Row 1 (RS)
*K 1, p 1; repeat from * to last st, k 1.
Row 2
Purl the knit sts and knit the purl sts.
Repeat Row 2 for Seed st.

NOTES:
Jacket is worked back and forth using circular needle to accommodate large number of sts. Sweater is worked from the top down.
Bootie is worked with 2 strands of B held together. Cuff is worked with 1 strand of A


INSTRUCTIONS




JACKET

With circular needle and A, cast on 51 sts. For collar, work in Seed st for
2" [5 cm], end with a RS row.

Neck Row 1 (WS) Work 4 sts in Seed st, k2tog to last 5 sts, k 1, work 4
sts in Seed st – 30 sts.

Rows 2 and 4 Work 4 sts in Seed st, purl to last 4 sts, work 4 sts in
Seed st.

Row 3 Work 4 sts in Seed st, knit to last 4 sts, work 4 sts in Seed st.

Row 5 Work 4 sts in Seed st, increase in each st to last 4 sts, work 4 sts
in Seed st – 52 sts.


Jacket Body
Row 6 Cast on 4 sts, work in Seed st over these 4 sts (front band), place
marker, k 8 (Left Front), yo, k 1, place marker, k 1, yo, k 6 (Sleeve), yo, k 1,
place marker, k 1, yo, k 16 (Back), yo, k 1, place marker, k 1, yo, k 6
(Sleeve), yo, k 1, place marker, k 1, yo, k 8 (Right Front), place marker, cast
on 4 sts – 68 sts.

Row 7 Work 4 sts in Seed st, slipping markers, purl to last 4 sts, work 4
sts in Seed st.

Row 8 Work 4 sts in Seed st, slip marker, *knit to 1 st before next
marker, yo, k 1, slip marker, k 1, yo; repeat from * 3 more times, knit to last
marker, slip marker, work 4 sts in Seed st – 76 sts.

Row 9 Repeat Row 7.

Repeat last 2 rows 9 more times – 148 sts.

Divide for Body and Sleeves

Work across 24 sts as established for Front and place these sts on holder, work
next 30 sts for Sleeve and place remaining sts on second holder.

SLEEVES

Working on Sleeve sts only, continue in St st (k on RS, p on WS), dec 1 st
each end of row every 4th row twice – 26 sts. Work even until Sleeve measures
5 1⁄2" [14 cm] from dividing row, ending with a WS row. Work 4 rows
in Seed st. Bind off.
Place sts from second holder onto needle. With RS facing, join A and work
across 40 sts of Back. Place these 40 sts back onto holder and work next 30 sts
for 2nd Sleeve. Turn and work these sts as for first Sleeve.

BODY

Place sts of Left Front and Back onto needle. With RS facing, join A and
knit remaining sts of Right Front to end of row – 88 sts for Body.
Work even in St st, working first and last 4 sts in Seed st, until piece
measures 3 1⁄2" [9 cm] from joining row, ending with a WS row. Work 4
rows in Seed st. Bind off.

FINISHING

Sew Sleeve seams. Weave in ends.

TIE

Cut a strand of A 9 1⁄2 feet [2.9 m] long; fold in half. Secure folded
end around doorknob. Twist other end until taut, and yarn begins to kink.
Release end from doorknob. Bring ends together and let cord twist on itself,
smoothing to even the twist. Knot ends. Weave cord through neck sts.

POMPOM – Make 2

With circular needle and B, cast on 2 sts.

Row 1 Knit into front and back of each st – 4 sts.

Row 2 Purl.

Row 3 Knit into front and back of first st, knit to last st, knit into front
and back of last st – 6 sts.

Rows 4-6 Work in St st.

Row 7 (Dec Row) K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog – 4 sts.

Row 8 Purl.

Row 9 K2tog twice – 2 sts.

Bind off, leaving a long tail. Thread tail into needle, sew running st around
edge, gather tog, stuff Pompom with scrap yarn, and fasten off. Sew a Pompom to
each end of Tie.


BOOTIES – Make 2

With straight needles and 2 strands of B held tog, cast on 31 sts.

Row 1 (WS) K 15, place marker, k 1, place marker, knit to end.

Row 2 (RS) K 1, M1, knit to marker, M1, slip marker, k 1, slip marker,
M1, knit to last st, M1, k 1 – 35 sts.

Repeat last row 2 more times – 43 sts.

Work 9 rows in Garter st, removing markers on first row.

Next Row (RS) K 18, k2tog, place marker, k 3, place marker, k2tog, k 18
– 41 sts.

Next Row (WS) Knit to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, k 3, k2tog, knit to end
– 39 sts.

Repeat last row 6 more times – 27 sts.

Change to 1 strand of A. Work in K1, P1 Rib for 3" [7.5 cm]. Bind off
loosely in Rib.

FINISHING

With B, sew sole seam. Change to A to sew back seam. Weave in ends.

If you wish to add ribbon ties, cut ribbon in half. Weave 1 piece of ribbon
through each Bootie at ankle and tie into a bow.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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