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Baby Hoodie
Lion Brand® Microspun
Pattern Number: 70027

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 3-6 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4
Finished Chest 19 1/2 (20 3/4, 22 1/4, 25 1/4) in. [49 (52.5, 57, 65) cm] Finished Length 9 1/4 (10, 11, 12) in. [24 (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: None

MATERIALS

910-126 Microspun Yarn: Coffee Dark, cool brown
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 15.87
Alternative Quantity: (3, 3, 4)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.70


Lion Brand Stitch Holders
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.99


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Size 5 [3.75 mm] circular knitting needle, 16 in. [40.5 cm] 2 buttons 1/4 in. [1.25 cm] diameter (Buttons on model: JHB International 1362) Sewing needle and thread
GAUGE:
20 sts + 40 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Garter st (knit every stitch on 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.

NOTES:
Slip first st of every row for neat edge.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY
Cast on 96 (104, 112, 128) sts.

Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 4 1/4 (5, 5 1/4, 6) in.

[11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm] from beg, end with a RS row.



Divide for Fronts and Back
Next Row (WS): K 25 (27, 29, 33) sts and transfer these sts to st holder for Left Front, k 46 (50, 54, 62) sts and transfer these sts to st holder for Back, k remaining 25 (27, 29, 33) sts for Right Front.



Right Front
Continue in Garter st until armhole measures 3 (3, 3 1/4, 4) in.

[7.5 (7.5, 9, 10) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Next Row (Buttonhole Row): Sl 1, k2, yarn over, k2tog, k across row.
Work even for 9 rows.

Repeat Buttonhole Row.

Work even until armhole measures 4 1/4 (4 1/4, 5, 5 1/2) in.

[11.5 (11.5, 12.5, 14) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Neck Shaping
Next Row (RS): Bind off 13 (16, 17, 19) sts, k to end of row.
Work even for 2 rows.

Bind off.



Back
Transfer sts for Back from st holder to needle and join yarn.

Work even until Back measures 9 1/4 (10, 11, 12) in.

[24 (25.5, 28, 30.5) cm] from beg.

Bind off.



Left Front
Transfer sts for Left Front from st holder to needle and join yarn.

Work as for Right Front, reversing all shaping and omitting buttonholes.



SLEEVES (make 2)
Cast on 23 (23, 28, 29) sts.

Work in Garter st for 4 (4, 6, 6) rows.

Inc 1 st each end of next row.

Rep last 5 (5, 7, 7) rows 11 (11, 11, 13) times - 47 (47, 52, 57) sts, then work even until Sleeve measures 6 (7, 8, 10) in.

[15 (18, 20.5, 25.5) cm] from beg.

Bind off.



HOOD
Cast on 75 (80, 85, 90) sts.

Work in Garter st until Hood measures 6 (6 1/4, 7, 8) in.

[15 (16.5, 18, 20.5) cm] from beg.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Sew sleeve seams.

Fold Hood in half and sew bound-off edge to form back of Hood.

Sew Hood to neck edge.

Weave in ends.

Sew buttons to Left Front, opposite buttonholes.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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