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Easy Peasy Sweater Set
Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern Number: 90062AD This sweater and hat set makes a great gift to new parents.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: 9 mos, 18 mos, Child 3
Finished Chest: 24 (26, 28) in. (61 (66, 71) 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: None

MATERIALS

920-107 Babysoft Yarn: Bluebell

Light cobalt blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (2, 2)
Note: (A)

920-106 Babysoft Yarn: Pastel Blue

Soft sky blue


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Note: (B)

920-170 Babysoft Yarn: Pistachio

Vibrant medium green


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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:
15 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row) with 1 strand of A and B held tog. 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.

NOTES:
Sweater Set is worked with 2 strands of yarn held tog throughout.


INSTRUCTIONS



STRIPE PATTERN
Rows 1-6: Work in Garter st with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.


Rows 7-10: Work in Garter st with 1 strand each of A and C held tog.


Repeat Rows 1-10 for Stripe Pattern.



SWEATER
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 45 (49, 53) sts.

Knit 4 rows.


Next Row: Work in Stripe Pattern, beg with Row 5, until piece measures 4 (4 1/2, 5) in.

(10 (11.3, 12.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape Sleeves
Inc 1 st at each end of every RS row 18 (20, 22) times - 81 (89, 97) sts.

Piece should measure approximately 9 (10, 11) in.

(23 (25.5, 28) cm) from beg.


Shape Cuffs
Cast on 8 (8, 10) sts at end of next 2 rows - 97 (105, 117) sts.

Work even in Garter st and Stripe Pattern for 3 (3 1/2, 4) in.

(7.5 (9, 10) cm).


Shape Back Neck
Next Row: K 40 (44, 49) sts and slip onto a holder for Right Front, bind off next 17 (17, 19) sts, k rem 40 (44, 49) sts for Left Front.


Shape Left Front
Continue even on Left Front sts for 4 rows.

Inc 1 st at neck edge on every RS row 3 (3, 4) times - 43 (47, 53) sts.


Next Row: Cast on 2 sts at neck edge - 45 (49, 55) sts.

Work even for one row.


Next Row: Cast on 6 sts at neck edge - 51 (55, 61) sts.

Work even until cuff measures 6 (7, 8) in.

(15 (18, 20.5) cm).

Bind off 8 (8, 10) cuff sts - 43 (47, 51) sts.

Dec 1 st at side edge every RS row 18 (20, 22) times - 25 (27, 29) sts.

Work even until Left Front is same length as Back.

Bind off all sts.

Count ridges on Left Front and place 4 buttons evenly spaced between ridges on Left Front opening edge.


Shape Right Front
Attach yarn to Right Front sts at neck edge.

Work to correspond to Left Front, reversing shaping and working buttonholes (opposite markers) as foll: work to 4 sts from end of row, (k2tog, yo) for buttonholes, k 2 (Front opening edge).



FINISHING
Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Fold cuff back.

Sew on buttons.

Weave in ends.



HAT
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 60 (66, 70) sts.

Knit 4 rows.

Beg on next row, work in Stripe Pattern until piece measures 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8) in.

(16.3 (19.3, 20.5) cm) from beg.

K2tog across row - 30 (33, 35) sts.

Knit one row.


Next Row: K2tog across, end k 0 (1, 1) - 15 (17, 18) sts.

Cut end leaving a long 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)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
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
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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