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Wee Pocketed Cardigan
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 60698A

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 9 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
Finished Chest 19 1/4 (22, 24) in. (49.5 (56, 61) cm) Finished Length 9 1/4 (10 1/4, 11 1/4) in. (24 (26.5, 29.5) 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 Nov 15, 2007)
Schematics have been corrected.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

860-173 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Green

Light muted green


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Additional Materials
4 buttons, 1 in. (25 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
15 sts + 32 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (knit every row). 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:
PATTERN STITCH

K1, p1 Rib (odd # of sts)
Row 1 (WS): P1, *k1, p1; rep from *.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for k1, p1 Rib.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK

With smaller needles, cast on 37 (41, 45) sts and work in k1, p1 Rib for 1 in.

(2.5 cm).

Change to larger needles and work in Garter st until Back measures 9 1/4 (10 1/4, 11 1/4) in.

(24 (26.5, 29) cm) from beg.

Bind off.



Pocket Lining (make 2)

With larger needles, cast on 11 sts.

Work in Garter st for 2 in.

(5 cm).

Transfer sts to st holder.
RIGHT FRONT

With smaller needles, cast on 23 (25, 27) sts and work in k1, p1 Rib for 1 in.

(2.5 cm).

Change to larger needles and work in Garter st until Right Front measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.



Pocket Welt

Next Row (RS): K6 (7, 8) sts, p1, (k1, p1) 5 times, k6 (7, 8).



Next Row: K6 (7, 8) sts, k1, (p1, k1) 5 times, k6 (7, 8).



Rep last 2 rows once more.



Next Row: K6 (7, 8) sts, bind off 11 sts, k to end.



Next Row: K6 (7, 8) sts, knit 11 sts of one Pocket Lining from holder, k to end of row.



Work even until Right Front measures 7 1/4 (8 1/4, 9 1/4) in.

(19 (21.5, 24) cm), end with a WS row.



Neck Shaping

Next Row (RS): Bind off 5 (6, 7) sts, k to end of row - 18 (19, 20) sts.



Decrease 1 st at neck edge every row 6 times - 12 (13, 14) sts.

Work even until Right Front measures 9 1/4 (10 1/4, 11 1/4) in.

(24.5 (26.5, 29) cm) from beg.

Bind off.

Mark placement for 4 buttons: first button just above ribbing, top button 1/4 in.

(1.5 cm) below neck shaping, and 2 evenly spaced between.



LEFT FRONT

Work as for Right Front, reversing all shaping, AT THE SAME TIME, work buttonholes opposite markers on RS rows as follows:

Buttonhole Row (RS): K to last 4 sts, yarn over, k 2 sts together, k2.
SLEEVE (make 2)

With smaller needles, cast on 23 (25, 27) sts and work 6 rows in k1, p1 Rib.



Change to larger needles and work in Garter st, increasing 1 st each end of every 8th row 6 times - 35 (37, 39) sts.

Work even until Sleeve measures 8 (8 1/4, 9) in.

(20.5 (21.5, 23) cm) from beg.

Bind off.
FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.



Neckband
From RS with smaller needles, pick up and k 19 (20, 21) sts along Right Front neck edge, 15 (17, 17) sts across Back neck, and 19 (20, 21) along Left Front neck edge - 53 (57, 59) sts.

Work in k1, p1 Rib for 1 in.

(2.5 cm).

Bind off.



Left Front Edging
From RS with smaller needles, pick up and k 4 sts along side of neckband, pick up and k 1 st in each ridge of Garter st, and 4 sts along bottom ribbing.

Bind off.



Right Front Edging
From RS with smaller needles, pick up and k 4 sts along bottom ribbing, pick up and k 1 st in each ridge of Garter st, and 4 sts along side of neckband.

Bind off.



Sew Pocket Linings to WS of Fronts.

Sew Sleeves to body.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Weave in ends.

Sew buttons opposite buttonholes.

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


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