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Short And Sweet Child's Cardigan
Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern Number: 70455AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE:
0-6 months (12-18 months, 2-3 years, 4 years)
Finished Chest 19 (20, 22, 25) in. (48.5 (51, 56, 63.5) cm)
Finished Length 9 1/2 (10 1/4, 11, 12) in. (24 (26, 28, 30.5) cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

920-170 Babysoft® Yarn: Pistachio

Vibrant medium green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: 1, 2, 2

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
1 button 1 in. (25 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
16 half double crochet + 12 1/2 rows = 4 in. (10 cm).
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK

Chain 41 (43, 47, 53).

Row 1: Half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and each chain across - 39 (41, 45, 51) half double crochet.

Row 2: Chain 2, turn, half double crochet in each stitch across.

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in. (11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm) from beginning.

Shape Armhole

Next Row: Chain 1, turn, slip stitch in each of next 3 (3, 4, 5) stitches, chain 2, half double crochet in same stitch, half double crochet in each stitch across to last 2 (2, 3, 4) stitches, leave remaining stitches unworked - 35 (37, 39, 43) half double crochet.

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 9 1/2 (10 1/4, 11, 12) in. (24 (26, 28, 30.5) cm) from beginning. Fasten off.
FRONT (make 2)

Note: Left and Right Front are identical

Chain 22 (23, 25, 28).

Row 1: Half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and each chain across - 20 (21, 23, 26) half double crochet.

Row 2: Chain 2, turn, half double crochet in each stitch across.

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in. (11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm) from beginning.

Shape Armhole

Next Row: Chain 2, turn, half double crochet in each stitch across to last 2 (2, 3, 4) stitches, leave remaining stitches unworked - 18 (19, 20, 22) half double crochet.

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 9 1/2 (10 1/4, 11, 12) in. (24 (26, 28, 30.5) cm) from beginning. Fasten off.

SLEEVES

Chain 41 (43, 45, 49).

Row 1: Half double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and each chain across - 39 (41, 43, 47) half double crochet.

Row 2: Chain 2, turn, half double crochet in each stitch across.

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 4 1/2 (5 1/2, 6, 6 1/2) in. (11.5 (14, 15, 16.5) cm) from beginning.

Fasten off.
FINISHING

Sew Fronts to Back, leaving 4 1/2 (4 1/2, 5, 5) in. (11.5 (11.5, 12.5, 12.5) cm) open at back neck, and 2 1/4 (2 1/4, 2 1/2, 2 1/2) in. (5.5 (5.5, 6.5, 6.5) cm) open at each Front neck.

Sew in Sleeves. Sew side and Sleeve seams. Fold about 3/4 in. (2 cm) at end of Sleeves for cuff; sew in place.

Collar

From right side, join yarn with slip stitch in top corner of Right Front. Chain 2, half double crochet evenly across Right Front neck, Back Neck and Left Front neck.

Next Row: Chain 2, turn, half double crochet across. Repeat last row until Collar measures 2 1/4 (2 1/4, 2 1/2, 3 1/4) in. (5.5 (5.5, 6.5, 8.5) cm). Fasten off.

Edging

From right side, join yarn in lower corner of Right Front. Chain 1, single crochet evenly up Right Front edge to beginning of Collar, chain 5 (for button loop), continue in single crochet around Collar and down Left Front edge.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends. Sew on button.



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