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Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend
Pattern Number: BabyBunting
This useful sleep sack is excerpted from Loom Knitting for Babies & Toddlers by Isela Phelps, with permission from St. Martin’s Press.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
5400-555 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Celery
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit
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5 buttons, approx. 1/4 inch (1.25 cm) in diameter
11 sts x 12 rows = 2 inches (5 cm) in stockinette stitch 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 Patterns Seed stitch: Row 1: *k1, p1; rep from * to last st, end on k1 Row 2: *p1, k1; rep from * to last st, end on p1 Seed stitch combo pattern: Row 1: k1, [p3, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2] 5 times, p3, k1 Row 2: k1, [p3, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1] 5 times, p3, k1
First and last stitch (1 and 55) are selvage stitches.
Always work them as knit stitches.
Directions Martha Stewart knitting loom set with blue pegs at a 55-peg configuration was used in sample.
Back CO 55 sts, prepare to work a flat panel.
Rows 1-10: Seed stitch Row 11: Work 14 sts in pattern, k2tog, yo, work 13 sts in pattern, k2tog, yo, work 13 sts in pattern, k2tog, yo, work 14 sts in pattern Rows 12 and 16: Seed stitch Rows 17 and 18: Seed stitch combo patternRep 17 and 18 until item measures 20 inches (50 cm) from Row 6 BO, leaving a 30-inch (76-cm) tail (use for seaming the sides).
Front CO 55 sts, prepare to work a flat panel.
Rows 1-5: seed stitch Row 6 and 7: seed stitch combo pattern Rep rows 6 and 7 until item measures 18 inches from Row 6 Next row: Work 15 sts in pattern, BO 25 sts, work 15 sts in pattern *Next 12 rows (over the 15 sts where wrap yarn is located): work in established stitch pattern*; break yarn, leaving a 10-inch (25-cm) yarn tail.
Join yarn to the opposite side; rep * to * Next 3 rows: seed stitch Next row: work 3 sts in established seed stitch, yo, k2tog, work 5 sts in established pattern, k2tog, yo, work 3 sts in established pattern Next 2 rows: Continue in seed stitch patternBO
Finishing Block all pieces.
Mattress stitch seam Front piece to Back, leaving an opening approx.
5-6 inches (12.5-15 cm) for armholes.
Seam the sides first and then seam the shoulder without the button flap.
Securely sew two buttons opposite the Shoulder Flap (be sure to line up the buttonholes to the button).
Sew 3 buttons to the bottom Front bottom piece of the sleep suit.
Weave in all ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
BO = bind off
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
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