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: 0-6 mos, 12-18 mos, 2-3 yrs, Child 4
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)
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

925-103 Baby's First Yarn: Fairy Tale

Pale rose pink


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 17.97
Alternative Quantity: (3, 4, 4)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

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
ch(s) = chain(s)
MC = main color
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
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ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
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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