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Child's Sun Top
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70302AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE:
12-18 months (2-3 years, 4-5 years) Finished Chest 19 (22, 24) in. (48.5 (56, 61) cm) Finished Length 11 (12 1/2, 14) in. (28 (32, 35.5) cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-186 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Maize

Muted golden yellow


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: (A)

830-110 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Lake

Misty cool blue


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Note: (B)

830-191 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Violet

Blue-violet


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 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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GAUGE:
18 sts + 38 rows = 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.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK
With A, cast on 63 (75, 81) sts.

Knit 4 rows.

Beg with a knit row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures 8 (9, 10) in.

(20.5 (23, 25.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape Yoke
Next Row: *K1, k2tog; repeat from * to end of row - 42 (50, 54) sts.


Continue in Garter st (k every row) until yoke measures 1 1/2 (1 3/4, 2) in.

(4 (4.5, 5) cm).


Shape Armhole
Bind off 4 (6, 6) sts at beg of next two rows - 34 (38, 42) sts.

Decrease 1 st at each end of every RS row 4 (5, 5) times - 26 (28, 32) sts.

Work even until yoke measures 3 (3 1/2, 4) in.

(7.5 (9, 10) cm).


Shape Neck
Next Row (RS): K6 and slip to a holder, bind off 14 (16, 20) sts, knit to end.


Work in Garter st on 6 sts for 4 1/2 in.

(11.5 cm) for tie.

Bind off.


Slip 6 sts from holder to back to needle and join yarn.


Work in Garter st for 4 1/2 in.

(11.5 cm) for second tie.
Bind off.



FRONT
Make same as Back.


FINISHING
Sew side seams.

Weave in ends.

With 2 strands of B or C, and referring to photograph, embroider Lazy Daisies randomly scattered on skirt.

With 1 strand of the opposite color of each daisy, embroider a French knot in the center of each daisy.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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