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Norland Cardigan and Hat
Lion Brand® Alpine Wool
Pattern Number: 90175AD Keep your child cozy with this matching cardigan and hat set.

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.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Dec 1, 2009)
LEFT 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 piece 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 piece measures
7 1/2 (8 1/2, 9 1/2) in. (19 (21.5, 24) cm); end with a RS row.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

822-123 Alpine Wool Yarn: Bay Leaf

Sky blue


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Additional Materials
buttons, 3/4 in. (19 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
12 1/2 sts + 25 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row).
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
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
CARDIGAN
BACK

With 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.
LEFT 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 piece measures 7 1/2 (8 1/2, 9 1/2) in. (19 (21.5, 24) cm); end with a RS row.

Neck Shaping

Next Row (WS): 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 piece 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.

RIGHT FRONT

Work as for Left Front, reversing all shaping, AT THE SAME TIME, work buttonholes opposite markers on RS rows as follows:

Buttonhole Row (RS): K2, yarn over, k2tog, k to end.
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. Work in k1, p1 Rib for 1 in. (2.5 cm). 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 Edging

From 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)
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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