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Easy Playtime Set
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 60700A

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: 9 mos, 18 mos, Child 3
Finished Chest 24 (26, 28) in. (61 (66, 71) cm) Finished Length 12 (14, 16) in. (30.5 (35.5, 40.5) 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

860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue

Muted blue


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Note: (A)

860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green

Bright yellow-green


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Note: (B)

860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive

Warm medium green


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 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
4 buttons 3/4 in. (19 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
15 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k 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:
STRIPE PATTERN

*Knit 2 rows with A, knit 2 rows with B, knit 2 rows with C; repeat from * for Stripe pattern.

NOTES:
Sweater is worked in one piece.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK
With A, cast on 45 (49, 53) sts.

Work in Stripe Pattern until piece measures 4 (4 1/4, 5) in.

(10 (11.5, 12.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Shape Sleeves
Inc 1 st at each end of every RS row 18 (20, 22) times - 81 (89, 97) sts.

Piece should measure approximately 9 (10, 11) in.

(23 (25.5, 28) cm) from beg.
Shape Cuffs
Cast on 8 (8, 10) sts at end of next 2 rows - 97 (105, 117) sts.

Work even in Garter st and Stripe pattern for 3 (4, 5) in.

(7.5 (10, 12.5) cm), end with a WS row.
Shape Back Neck
Next Row (RS): K 40 (44, 49) sts and slip onto a holder for Right Front.

Bind off next 17 (17, 19) sts and k rem 40 (44, 49) sts for Left Front.
Shape Left Front
Work even in garter st for next 4 rows.

Inc 1 st at neck edge on every RS row 3 (3, 4) times - 43 (47, 53) sts.
Next Row: Cast on 2 sts at neck edge - 45 (49, 55) sts.
Work even for 1 row.
Next Row: Cast on 6 sts at neck edge - 51 (55, 61) sts.

Work even until cuff measures 6 (7, 8) in.

(15 (18, 20.5) cm).

Bind off 8 (8, 10) cuff sts - 43 (47, 51) sts.
Dec 1 st at side edge on every RS row 18 (20, 22) times - 25 (27, 29) sts.

Work even until Left Front is same length as Back.

Bind off.

Mark for first button about 1/4 in.

(1.5 cm) below neck edge and last button about 1/4 in.

(1.5 cm) above lower edge.

Evenly space rem buttons between first and last.



Shape Right Front
Rejoin yarn to Right Front sts at neck edge.

Work as for Left Front, reversing all shaping and working buttonholes (opposite markers) as follows: k to last 4 sts of row, work (k2tog, yarn over) for buttonhole, k2 (Front opening edge).

FINISHING
Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Fold cuff back.

Sew on buttons.

Weave in ends.

HAT
With A, cast on 60 (66, 70) sts.

Work in Stripe Pattern until piece measures 6 1/4 (7 1/4, 8) in.

(16.5 (19, 20.5) cm) from beg.
Next Row: K2tog across row - 30 (33, 35) sts.
Next Row: Knit.
Next Row: K2tog across, end k 0 (1, 1) - 15 (17, 18) sts.
Cut yarn leaving 12 in.

(30.5 cm) tail.

Thread tail into large-eyed blunt needle and thread through rem sts, pull tightly to secure.
FINISHING
Sew seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half 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)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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