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Hoodie
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 60553A

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 3-6 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4
Finished Chest 19 (21, 23, 26) in. [48.5 (53.5, 58.5, 66) cm]
Finished Length 9 (10, 11, 12) in. [23 (25.5, 28, 30.5) 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: (applied Mar 10, 2011)
BODY
With A, cast on 76 (84, 92, 104) sts. Change to B and work in Garter st (k every row) in Color Sequence until piece measures 4½ (5, 5½, 6) in. [11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm] from beg, end with a RS WS row. The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

830-149 Cotton-Ease® Yarn: Stone

Light gray


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Note: A

830-194 Cotton-Ease® Yarn: Lime

Soft lime green


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Note: B

830-112 Cotton-Ease® Yarn: Berry

Dusty mauve


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Note: C

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
  1. 2 buttons 7/8 in. [22 mm] diameter
  2. Sewing needle and matching thread

GAUGE:
16 sts + 32 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Garter st (k every row).
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
COLOR SEQUENCE
4 rows B, 2 rows A, 4 rows C, 2 rows A


INSTRUCTIONS

BODY

With A, cast on 76 (84, 92, 104) sts. Change to B and work in Garter st (k every row) in Color
Sequence until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in. [11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm] from beg, end with a WS
row.

Divide for Fronts and Back

Next Row (RS): K19 (21, 23, 26) sts (for Right Front), place next 38 (42, 46, 52) sts on st
holder (for Back), place remaining 19 (21, 23, 26) sts on 2nd st holder (for Left Front).

Right Front

Continue in established Color Sequence for 4 1/4 (4 3/4, 5 1/4, 5 3/4) in. [11 (12, 13.5, 14.5) cm], end
with a WS row. Bind off 11 (11, 12, 12) sts beg of next row 8
(10, 11, 14) sts. Work 2 rows even. Bind off.

Back

Transfer sts for Back to needles and work in established Color Sequence for 4 1/4 (4 3/4, 5 1/4, 5 3/4)
in. [11 (12, 13.5, 14.5) cm], end with a WS row.

Next Row (RS): K8 (10, 11, 14), attach second ball of yarn, bind off 22 (22, 24, 24), k8 (10,
11, 14).

Working both sides at the same time, work 2 rows even. Bind off.

Left Front

Transfer sts for Left Front to needles and work in established Color Sequence for 4 1/4 (4 3/4, 5
1/4, 5 3/4) in. [11 (12, 13.5, 14.5) cm], end with a RS row. Bind off 11 (11, 12, 12) sts beg of next
row 8 (10, 11, 14) sts. Work 2 rows even. Bind off.
SLEEVES

With A, cast on 24 (26, 28, 30) sts. Change to B and work in Garter st in Color Sequence as for
Body. AT THE SAME TIME, increase 1 st at both ends of every 7th row 6 (7, 8, 9) times 36 (40, 44, 48) sts. Work even until Sleeve measures 6 (7, 8, 10) in. [15
(18, 20.5, 25.5) cm] from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING

Sew shoulder seams.

Hood

With A, cast on 48 (48, 52, 52) sts. Change to B and work in Garter st in Color Sequence as for
Body until Hood measures 6 (6 1/2, 7, 8) in. [15 (16.5, 18, 20.5) cm] from beg. Bind off. Fold Hood in
half and sew back seam.

Button band

With A, pick up 1 st at each Garter ridge along Right Front edge. Knit 2 rows. Bind off.

Buttonhole band

With A, pick up 1 st at each Garter ridge along Left Front edge. Mark places for 2 buttonholes
along top half of Left Front edge, beg 3/4 in. [2 cm] from top edge and leaving 2 1/2 in. [6.5 cm]
between markers.

Row 1: (K to marker, bind off 2 sts) twice, k to end of row.

Row 2: (K to bound off sts, cast on 2 sts) twice, k to end of row.

Bind off.

Sew Hood to Body. Sew buttons onto button band opposite buttonholes. Sew Sleeve seams. Sew Sleeves
to Body. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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