Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Think Pink Topper
Lion Brand® Baby's First®
Pattern Number: L0050AD Keep your baby cozy warm with this adorable cardigan.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Varies
SIZES 0-6 months (12-18 months, 2-3 years, 4 years) Finished Chest 20 (21, 23, 25) in. (51 (53.5, 58.5, 63.5) cm) Finished Length 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12 1/2) in. (24 (25.5, 28, 32) cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

925-103 Baby's First Yarn: Fairy Tale

Pale rose pink

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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
1 button, 3/4 in. (20 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm). 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
BACK
Ch 23 (25, 27, 29).


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc in next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across - 22 (24, 26, 28) sts at the end of this row.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.


Rep last row until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in.

(11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm) from beg.



Shape Armhole
Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sl st in first 2 (2, 2, 2) sts, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * to last 2 (2, 2, 2) sts; leave rem sts unworked - 18 (20, 22, 24) sts at the end of this row.


Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.


Rep last row until piece measures 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12 1/2) in.

(24 (25.5, 28, 32) cm) from beg.

Fasten off.
LEFT FRONT
Ch 15 (17, 19, 21).


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc in next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across - 14 (16, 18, 20) sts at the end of this row.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.


Rep Row 2 until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in.

(11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm) from beg.



Shape Armhole
Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sl st in first 2 (2, 2, 2) sts, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across - 12 (14, 16, 18) sts at the end of this row.


Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.


Rep last row until piece measures 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12 1/2) in.

(24 (25.5, 28, 32) cm) from beg.

Fasten off.
RIGHT FRONT
Ch 11 (11, 13, 13).


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc in next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across - 10 (10, 12, 12) sts at the end of this row.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.


Rep Row 2 until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in.

(11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm) from beg.



Shape Armhole
Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * to last 2 (2, 2, 2) sts; leave rem sts unworked - 8 (8, 10, 10) sts at the end of this row.


Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.


Rep last row until piece measures 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12 1/2) in.

(24 (25.5, 28, 32) cm) from beg.

Fasten off.
SLEEVE (make 2)
Ch 23 (23, 27, 29)
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc in next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across - 22 (22, 26, 28) sts at the end of this row.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.


Rep Row 2 until piece measures 7 1/2 (8, 9, 9 1/2) in.

(19 (20.5, 23, 24) cm) from beg.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Seam shoulders for 2 (2 1/4, 2 1/2, 2 3/4) in.

(5 (5.5, 6.5, 7) cm); leaving 4 (4 1/2, 5, 5) in.

(10 (11.5, 12.5, 12.5) cm) open for Back neck.

Sew in Sleeves.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Fold about 3/4 in.

(2 cm) at end of Sleeves for cuff; sew in place.


Edging
From right side, join yarn with sl st in lower corner front corner.


Row 1: Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced up front edge to neck, around neck, and down other front edge.

Fasten off.

Sew button about 5 in.

(12.5 cm) below neck edge.

Use space between sts as buttonhole.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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