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Comfy Colors Cardi
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: 81053AD This snuggly little sweater looks great on any child.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 3-6 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos, Child 3
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.

CORRECTIONS: (applied )
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 2 3 more buttonholes: one every 1 1/2 (1 3/4, 2, 2 1/4) in. (4 (4.5, 5, 5.5) cm) on last row of A section, one on last row of B section 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. 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 5 1/4 (5 1/2, 6 1/2, 7 1/2) in. (13 (14, 16.5, 19.5) cm) from beg. Work a fourth buttonhole row, then work even 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 Decrease 1 st at neck edge EVERY row until 10 (12, 14, 17) sts remain. 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.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

480-108 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Dusty Blue

Soft medium blue


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Note: (A)

480-170 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Pistachio

Medium moss green


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Note: (B)

480-106 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Blueberry

Medium sky blue


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 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. (19 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
17 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.


INSTRUCTIONS
SWEATER
BODY
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 1/4) in.

(4 (4.5, 5, 5.5) 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.


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 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 on buttons.

Weave in ends.



ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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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