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Theodora Sweater
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® Baby
Pattern Number: 70794AD

Keep your child warm in this adorable cardigan.



SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE:

0-6 months (6-12 months, 12­-18 months, 2-3 years)
Finished Chest 21 (22, 24, 27 1/2) in. (53.5 (56, 61, 70) cm)
Finished Length 9 1/2 (10, 12, 14) in. (24 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) 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.



PUBLISHED IN: Jo-Ann


CORRECTIONS: (applied Oct 8, 2012)
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS 4 buttons, 3/4 in. (19mm) diameter

CARDIGAN
With A, cast on 90 (94, 102, 118) sts.
Knit 5 rows.
Next Row: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3. Next (Buttonhole) Row: K2, bind off 2 sts for buttonhole, p to last 3 sts, k3.
Next Row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over bound-off sts of previous row.
Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st (k every row), and rem sts in St st (k on RS, p on WS), work 18 (19, 23, 27) rows with A, 19 (20, 24, 28) rows with B, then continue with C, AT THE SAME TIME, work 3 more buttonholes: one every 1 1/2 (1 3/4, 2, 2 1/4 2 1/2) in. (4, (4.5, 5, 5.5 6.5) cm) AND when piece measures 5 (5 1/4, 6 1/2, 8) in. (12.5 (13.5, 16.5, 20.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row. Note: Work last buttonhole on Left Front. Note: Be sure to follow the measurements so that you work the last buttonhole on the Left Front before beginning the neck shaping.

Neck Shaping
Next (Dec) Row (RS):
K to last 5 sts, k2tog, k3.
Next (Dec) Row (WS): K3, p2tog tbl, p to end.
Rep Dec Rows
Decrease 1 st at neck edge EVERY row until 10 (12, 14, 17) sts remain. Work even until piece measures 9 1/2 (10, 12, 14) in. (24 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) cm) from beg. Bind off.

Back
With WS facing, slip sts from Back st holder to needle and join yarn. Continue in St st and color pattern as established until piece measures 8 1/2 (9, 11, 13) in. (24 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) cm) from beg, end with WS RS row.

Right Front
With WS facing, slip sts from Right Front st holder to needle and join yarn. Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping and omitting buttonhole.

FINISHING
Sew shoulders. Sew Sleeve seams. Sew in Sleeves. Sew buttons evenly spaced onto Right Front opposite buttonholes (spaces between sts serve as buttonholes). Weave in ends.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

840-169 Vanna's Choice® Baby Yarn: Sweet Pea

Light spring green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (A)

840-103 Vanna's Choice® Baby Yarn: Lullaby Pink

Dusty light pink


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Note: (B)

840-138 Vanna's Choice® Baby Yarn: Pink Poodle

Bright medium pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [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. (19mm) diameter
GAUGE:

17 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS).


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS


CARDIGAN With A, cast on 90 (94, 102, 118) sts. Knit 5 rows. Next (Buttonhole) Row: K2, bind off 2 sts for buttonhole, p to last 3 sts, k3. Next Row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over bound-off sts of previous row. Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st (k every row), and rem sts in St st (k on RS, p on WS), work 18 (19, 23, 27) rows with A, 19 (20, 24, 28) rows with B, then continue with C, AT THE SAME TIME, work 3 more buttonholes: one every 1 1/2 (1 3/4, 2, 2 1/2) in. (4, (4.5, 5, 6.5) cm) AND when piece measures 5 (5 1/4, 6 1/2, 8) in. (12.5 (13.5, 16.5, 20.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row. Note:  Be sure to follow the measurements so that you work the last buttonhole on the Left Front before beginning the neck shaping. Divide for Fronts and Back Next Row: K 24 (25, 27, 31) sts and slip to a holder for Right Front, k 42 (44, 48, 56) sts and slip to a holder for Back, k remaining 24 (25, 27, 31) sts for Left Front. Continue on sts for Left Front only. Continue in St st, keeping the 3 edge sts in Garter St, until piece measures 6 1/4 (6 1/2, 7 1/2, 8 1/2) in. (16 (16.5, 19, 21.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row. Neck Shaping Next (Dec) Row (RS): K to last 5 sts, k2tog, k3. Next (Dec) Row (WS): K3, p2tog tbl, p to end. Rep Dec Rows until 10 (12, 14, 17) sts remain. Work even until piece measures 9 1/2 (10, 12, 14) in. (24 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) cm) from beg. Bind off. Back With WS facing, slip sts from Back st holder to needle and join yarn. Continue in St st and color pattern as established until piece measures 8 1/2 (9, 11, 13) in. (24 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) cm) from beg, end with RS row. Next Row (WS): P7 (9, 11, 14), k28 (26, 26, 28), p7 (9, 11, 14). Knit 1 row. Repeat last 2 rows twice. Bind off. Right Front With WS facing, slip sts from Right Front st holder to needle and join yarn. Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping and omitting last buttonhole.
SLEEVES With A, cast on 28 (28, 30, 30) sts. Knit 4 rows. Change to St st and work 8 (10, 12, 16) more rows with A, 11 (13, 16, 20) rows with B, then continue with C, AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st at each edge every 4th row 4 (6, 9, 11) times - 36 (40, 48, 52) sts. Work even until piece measures 5 1/2 (6 1/2, 8, 10) in. (14 (16.5, 20.5, 25.5) cm) from beg. Bind off. FINISHING Sew shoulders. Sew Sleeve seams. Sew in Sleeves. Sew buttons evenly spaced onto Right Front opposite buttonholes. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side


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