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Eloise Eyelet Cardi
Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton
Pattern Number: 80702AD This adorable knitted cardigan makes the perfect sweater for your little one. See an alternate color with our Eyelet Remix Cardi.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 3-6 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3, Child 4
Finished Chest 21 (23, 25, 27, 29) in. (53.5 (58.5, 63.5, 68.5, 73.5) cm) Finished Length 11 (12, 13, 14, 16) in. (28 (30.5, 33, 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: (applied Jul 13, 2009)
All Sizes Eyelet Yoke Row 1 (RS): Working first and last 5 sts in Seed st as established, knit. Row 2: Rep Row 1. Row 3: Work first 5 sts in Seed st, (k2tog, yo) to last 5 6 (6, 6, 5, 5) sts, work last 5 6 (6, 6, 5, 5) sts in Seed st.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

482-157 Recycled Cotton: Sunshine

Medium yellow twisted with taupe and off-white


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (2, 2, 2, 3)

Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 5 (3.75 mm), 24 in. (60 cm) 1 button, 7/8 in. (22 mm) diameter Sewing needle and thread
GAUGE:
20 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). 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:
Seed Stitch (over odd number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across, end with k1.


Row 2: K the purl sts and p the knit sts.


Rep Row 2 for Seed st.

NOTES:
1.

Back, Fronts, and Sleeves are worked back and forth on circular needle to armhole, then joined and worked in one piece for yoke.


2.

Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches.


3.

Sweater is knit at a slightly tight gauge.


INSTRUCTIONS



CARDIGAN
BACK
Cast on 51 (55, 59, 65, 69) sts.


Work 6 rows in Seed st.


Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures 4 1/2 (5 1/2, 6 1/2, 7 1/4, 9 1/4) in.

(11.5 (14, 16.5, 18.5, 23.5) cm) from beg; end with a WS row.


Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 45 (49, 53, 59, 63) sts.


Place sts on a holder.



LEFT FRONT
Cast on 29 (31, 33, 35, 37) sts.


Work 6 rows in Seed st.


Next Row (RS): K to last 5 sts, place marker, work last 5 sts in Seed st as established for front band.


Next Row: Work in Seed st to marker, p to end of row.


Continue as established, keeping 5 sts in Seed st for front band and remaining sts in St st, until piece measures 4 1/2 (5 1/2, 6 1/2, 7 1/4, 9 1/4) in.

(11.5 (14, 16.5, 18.5, 23.5) cm) from beg; end with a WS row.


Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next row - 26 (28, 30, 32, 34) sts.


Next Row: Purl.

Place sts on a holder.



RIGHT FRONT
Cast on 29 (31, 33, 35, 37) sts.


Work 6 rows in Seed st.


Next Row (RS): Work first 5 sts in Seed st as established for front band, place marker, k to end of row.


Next Row: P to marker, work last 5 sts in Seed st.


Continue in St st, keeping 5 sts in Seed st for front band until piece measures 4 1/2 (5 1/2, 6 1/2, 7 1/4, 9 1/4) in.

(11.5 (14, 16.5, 18.5, 23.5) cm) from beg; end with a RS row.


Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next row - 26 (28, 30, 32, 34) sts.


Place sts on a holder.



SLEEVE (make 2)
Cast on 31 (33, 33, 33, 35) sts.


Work 6 rows in Seed st.


Knit 1 row, purl 1 row.


Continue in St st, increasing 1 st at each end every other row 5 (2, 0, 0, 0) times, every 4th row 3 (6, 8, 9, 9) times - 47 (49, 49, 51, 53) sts.


Work even in St st until Sleeve measures 4 1/2 (5 1/2, 6 1/2, 7 1/4, 9 1/4) in.

(11.5 (14, 16.5, 18.5, 23.5) cm) from beg; end with a WS row.


Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 41 (43, 43, 45, 47) sts.


Place sts on a holder.



YOKE
With RS facing, place sts from holders back onto needle in the following order: Right Front, Sleeve, Back, Sleeve, Left Front - 179 (191, 199, 213, 225) sts.


Row 1 (RS): Keeping 5 sts for front bands in Seed st, knit 1 row, dec 4 (6, 4, 3, 5) sts evenly spaced across row - 175 (185, 195, 210, 220) sts.


Row 2: Purl.



For Sizes 3 and 4 only
Next 2 Rows: Work in St st.



All Sizes
Eyelet Yoke
Row 1 (RS): Working first and last 5 sts in Seed st as established, knit.


Row 2: Rep Row 1.


Row 3: Work first 5 sts in Seed st, (k2tog, yo) to last 5 6 (6, 6, 5, 5) sts, work last 5 6 (6, 6, 5, 5) sts in Seed st.


Row 4: Rep Row 2.


Row 5 (Dec Row): Work 5 sts in Seed st, *k2tog, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, work last 5 sts in Seed st - 142 (150, 158, 170, 178) sts.


Row 6: Working first and last 5 sts in Seed st as established, purl.


Rows 7-10: Rep Rows 1-4.


Rows 11 and 12: Keeping first and last 5 sts in Seed st as established, work in St st.


Rows 13-16: Rep Rows 1-4.


Row 17 (Dec Row): Work 5 sts in Seed st, *k2, k2tog; rep from * to last 5 sts, work last 5 sts in Seed st - 109 (115, 121, 130, 136) sts.


Rows 18-28: Rep Rows 6-16.


Row 29 (Dec Row): Work 5 sts in Seed st, *k1, k2tog; rep from * to last 5 sts, work last 5 sts in Seed st - 76 (80, 84, 90, 94) sts.


Row 30: Working first and last 5 sts in Seed st as established, purl.


Row 31: Knit, dec 10 sts evenly spaced across row - 66 (70, 74, 80, 84) sts.


Row 32: Work in Seed st.


Row 33 (Buttonhole Row): K1, p1, yo, k2tog, work in Seed st to end of row.


Rows 34-36: Rep Row 32.


Bind off.



FINISHING
Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Sew underarm seams.

Sew on button.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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