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Snuggle Baby Cardigan And Hat
Lion Brand® Jiffy®
Pattern Number: 80873AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 9 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
Finished Chest 19 1/2 (22, 24) in. (49.5 (56, 61) cm) Finished Length 9 1/2 (10 1/2, 11 1/2) in. (24 (26.5, 29.5) 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.
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 Oct 15, 2012)
Corrected schematics replaced.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

450-400 Jiffy Yarn: Denim Spray Medium cool blue with hints of light blue
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: 3, 4

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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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, 1 in. (25 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
12 1/2 sts + 25 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCH K1, p1 Rib (worked over odd number of sts) Row 1 (WS): P1, *k1, p1; rep from *.

Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.



K1, p1 Rib (worked over even number of sts) Row 1 (WS): *K1, p1; rep from *.

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

Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACKWith smaller needles, cast on 30 (33, 36) sts and work in K1, p1 Rib for 1 in.

(2.5 cm).

Change to larger needles and work in Garter st until Back measures 9 1/2 (10 1/2, 11 1/2) in.

(24 (26.5, 29) cm) from beg.

Bind off.



POCKET LINING (make 2) With larger needles, cast on 9 sts.

Work in Garter st for 2 in.

(5 cm).

Transfer sts to st holder.
RIGHT FRONT With smaller needles, cast on 19 (21, 23) sts and work in K1, p1 Rib for 1 in.

(2.5 cm).

Change to larger needles and work in Garter st until Right Front measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg; end with a WS row.

Pocket Welt Next Row (RS): K5 (6, 7) sts, p1, (k1, p1) 4 times, k5 (6, 7).

Next Row: K5 (6, 7) sts, k1, (p1, k1) 4 times, k5 (6, 7).

Next Row: K5 (6, 7) sts, bind off 9 sts, k to end.

Next Row: K5 (6, 7) sts, knit 9 sts of one Pocket Lining from holder, k to end of row.

Work even until Right Front measures 7 1/2 (8 1/2, 9 1/2) in.

(19 (21.5, 24) cm); end with a WS row.

Neck Shaping Next Row (RS): Bind off 4 (5, 6) sts, k to end of row - 15 (16, 17) sts.Decrease 1 st at neck edge every row 6 times - 9 (10, 11) sts.

Work even until Right Front measures 9 1/2 (10 1/2, 11 1/2) in.

(24.5 (26.5, 29) cm) from beg.

Bind off.

Mark placement for 4 buttons: first button just above ribbing, top button 1/2 in.

(1.5 cm) below neck shaping, and 2 evenly spaced between.



LEFT FRONT Work as for Right Front, reversing all shaping, AT THE SAME TIME, work buttonholes opposite markers on RS rows as follows: Buttonhole Row (RS): K to last 4 sts, yarn over, k 2 sts together, k2.
SLEEVES (make 2) With smaller needles, cast on 20 (21, 22) sts and work 4 rows in K1, p1 Rib.

Change to larger needles and work in Garter st, increasing 1 st each end of every 6th row 6 times - 32 (33, 34) sts.

Work even until Sleeve measures 8 (8 1/2, 9) in.

(20.5 (21.5, 23) cm) from beg.

Bind off.
FINISHING Sew shoulder seams.

Neckband From RS with smaller needles, pick up and k16 (17, 18) sts along Right Front neck edge, 13 (14, 14) sts across Back neck, and 16 (17, 18) sts along Left Front neck edge - 45 (48, 50) sts.

Bind off.

Left Front Edging From RS with smaller needles, pick up and k1 st along side of neck , pick up and k1 st in each ridge of Garter st, and 4 sts along bottom ribbing.

Bind off.

Right Front EdgingFrom RS with smaller needles, pick up k4 sts along bottom ribbing, pick up and k1 st in each ridge of Garter st, and 1 st along side of neck.

Bind off.



Sew Pocket Linings to WS of Fronts.

Sew Sleeves to body.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Weave in ends.

Sew buttons opposite buttonholes.



HAT Cast on 48 (52, 56) sts.

Work in Garter st until piece measures 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8) in.

(16.5 (19, 20.5) cm) from beg.

Next Row: (K2tog) across - 24 (26, 28) sts.

Next Row: Knit.

Next Row: (K2tog) across - 12 (13, 14) sts.Cut yarn leaving a 12 in.

(30.5 cm) tail.

Thread tail into large-eyed blunt needle and thread through remaining sts, pull tightly to secure.



FINISHING Sew seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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