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Bellflower Baby Hoodie
Lion Brand® Amazing®
Pattern Number: 90339B Keep your child cozy and warm with this adorable hooded sweater. Click here to see it in another colorway.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Child (Multiple Sizes)
SIZES 6-12 months (12-18 months, 2 years, 3 years) Finished Chest 22 (24, 26, 28) (56 (61, 66, 71) cm) Finished Length 10 (11 1/2, 13, 15 1/2) in. (25.5 (29, 33, 39.5) cm), not including hood

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

825-207 Amazing Yarn: Pink Sands

Light pink, periwinkle blue, golden yellow, and lavender


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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 7 (4.5 mm), 24 in. (60 cm) long Circular knitting needle size 9 (5.5 mm), 24 in. (60 cm) long 2 buttons, 1/2 in. (13 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
16 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) using larger needles. 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:
kfb (knit into front and then back) An increase worked as follows: 1.

Knit the next st through the front loop, but do not remove the st from your left hand needle.

2.

Knit the same st once more, this time inserting your needle through the back loop of the st.

You will have created 2 loops (sts) on your right hand needle.

3.

Drop the st from your left hand needle - you have increased 1 st.

ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together - 1 st decreased.


INSTRUCTIONS



SLEEVES (make 2) Note: Sleeves are knit first then, set aside.

Sleeves will be joined to Body after armhole is shaped.

With smaller double pointed needles, cast on 36 sts.

Divide sts onto 3 needles.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: Purl.

Rep last 2 rnds 2 more times for lower Sleeve border.

Change to larger double pointed needles.

Knit 5 rnds.

Next (Increase) Rnd: K1, kfb, knit to last 2 sts, kfb, k1 - 38 sts at end of this rnd.

Rep last 6 rnds 2 (3, 4, 5) more times - 42 (44, 46, 48) sts when all increases have been completed.

Work in St st in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures 5 1/2 (6 1/2, 7 1/2, 8 1/2) in.

(14 (16.5, 19, 21.5 cm)) from beg.

Next Rnd: Bind off 3 sts, k to last 3 sts, bind off last 3 sts - 36 (38, 40, 42) sts rem.Cut yarn and slip sts onto a holder.





BODY With smaller circular needle, cast on 88 (96, 104, 112) sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.

Work in Garter st (k every row) for 6 rows for lower edge border.

Change to larger circular needle.

Next Row (WS): K3 for center front border, p to last 3 sts, k3 for center front border.

Next Row: Knit.Rep last 2 rows until piece measures 5 (6, 7 1/2, 9) in.

(12.5 (15, 19, 23) cm) from beg, end with a RS row.





Shape Armhole Next Row (WS):K3, p17 (19, 21, 23), bind off 6 sts for armhole, p36 (40, 44, 48), bind off 6 sts for armhole, p17 (19, 21, 23), k3.





Join Sleeves Next Row: K20 (22, 24, 26) for right front, k36 (38, 40, 42) Sleeve sts from one holder, k36 (40, 44, 48) for back, k36 (38, 40, 42) Sleeve sts from second holder, k20 (22, 24, 26) for left front - 148 (160, 172, 184) sts at the end of this row.Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 3 rows.





Shape Yoke Next (Decrease) Row (RS): K3, k7 (9, 5, 7), k2tog, (k7, k2tog) 14 (15, 17, 18) times, k7 (8, 6, 7), k3 - 133 (144, 154, 165) sts at the end of this row.

Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st, work in St st for 1 (3, 5, 5) rows.

Next (Decrease) Row: K3, k6 (8, 5, 6), k2tog, (k6, k2tog) 14 (15, 17, 18) times, k7 (8, 5, 7), k3 - 118 (128, 136, 146) sts at the end of this row.

Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st, work in St st for 1 (3, 5, 5) rows.

Next (Decrease) Row: K3, k6 (4, 4, 6), k2tog, (k5, k2tog) 14 (16, 17, 18) times, k6 (4, 5, 6), k3 - 103 (111, 118, 127) sts at the end of this row.

Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st, work in St st for 3 (3, 3, 5) rows.

Next (Decrease) Row: K3, k5 (3, 4, 5), k2tog, (k4, k2tog) 14 (16, 17, 18) times, k6 (4, 4, 6), k3 - 88 (94, 100, 108) sts at the end of this row.

Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st, work in St st for 3 rows.

Next (Decrease) Row (Buttonhole): K1, yo, k2tog (buttonhole made), k2 (3, 3, 2), k2tog, (k3, k2tog) 15 (16, 17, 19) times, k3 (3, 4, 3), k3 - 72 (77, 82, 88) sts at the end of this row.

Note: On next row, k into the yo (of buttonhole) as if it is a st.

Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st (note: Knit the yo of buttonhole), work in St st for 3 rows.

Next (Decrease) Row: K3, k2 (2, 3, 2), k2tog, (k2, k2tog) 15 (16, 17, 19) times, k2 (3, 3, 2), k3 - 56 (60, 64, 68) sts at the end of this row.

Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st, work in St st for 3 rows.

Next (Buttonhole) Row: K1, yo, k2tog (second buttonhole made), k to end.Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st, work in St st for 3 rows.





Hood Change to smaller circular needle.

Next 2 Rows: Bind off 3 sts, k to end - 50 (54, 58, 62) sts rem.

Knit 4 rows.

Change to larger needle.

Next Row: Knit.

Next Row: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3.Rep last 2 rows until hood measures 7 1/2 (8, 8 1/2, 9) in.

(19 (20.5, 21.5, 23) cm) from beg; end with a WS row.





Shape Top of Hood Place a marker on needle at center of last row.

Next (Decrease) Row (RS): K to 2 sts before marker, ssk, slip marker, k2tog, k to end - 48 (52, 56, 60) sts at the end of this row.

Next Row: K3, (sl marker), p to last 3 sts, k3.

Rep last 2 rows 4 more times - 40 (44, 48, 52) sts rem.Bind off.





FINISHING Fold top edge of hood in half and sew edges together.

Sew underarms.

Sew buttons opposite buttonholes.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sp(s) = space(s)
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
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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