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Knit Baby Set
Lion Brand® Pound of Love®
Pattern Number: L10451

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 6 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3
Finished Chest 20 (21, 23, 24, 26) in. (51 (53.5, 58.5, 61, 66) cm) Finished Length 9 1/2 (11, 12, 13, 14) in. (24 (28, 30.5, 33, 35.5) cm) Blanket About 30 x 33 in. (76 x 84 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

550-101 Pound of Love Yarn: Pastel Pink Soft pink
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.69
Alternative Quantity: 2, 2, 2, 2

Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 24 in. (61 cm) or longer 3 buttons 1/2 in. (13 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
18 sts + 28 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS); 18 sts + 35 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). 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:
PATTERN STITCH (BLANKET)
Seed Stitch (over an even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: P the knit sts, and k the purl sts.

Rep Row 2 for Seed st.

NOTES:
1. Cardigan yoke and sleeves are worked horizontally, then stitches are picked up across edge of yoke for back and fronts.
2. Blanket is worked in one piece.
3. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts for the Blanket.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
4. Garter st (k every row) does not have a definite right side.

When dividing for Cardigan neck, decide which side you'd like to be the RS and mark it with a stitch marker or piece of yarn.


INSTRUCTIONS



CARDIGAN
Yoke and Sleeves
Beg at right sleeve cuff, cast on 36 (42, 46, 50, 54) sts.
Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 5 1/2 (6 1/2, 7 1/2, 10 1/2, 11) in.

(14 (16.5, 19, 26.5, 28) cm) from beg.

Place markers at each edge of last row for placement of back and fronts.
Continue in Garter st until piece measures 2 1/2 (2 3/4, 2 3/4, 3, 3 1/4) in.

(6.5 (7, 7, 7.5, 8.5) cm) from markers.
Divide for Neck
Next Row (RS): K18 (21, 23, 25, 27) and place these sts on a st holder for right front yoke, k across remaining 18 (21, 23, 25, 27) sts for back yoke.
Back Yoke
Working over back yoke sts only, continue in Garter st until piece measures 5 (5, 6, 6, 6 1/2) in.

(12.5 (12.5, 15, 15, 16.5) cm) from beg of neck divide, end with a WS row.
Note: End with a WS row means that the last row you work should be a WS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a RS row.
Place back yoke sts on a st holder.
Right Front Yoke
From WS, place right front yoke sts back onto needle, join yarn and continue in Garter st until piece measures 2 1/2 (2 1/2, 3, 3, 3 1/4) in.

(6.5 (6.5, 7.5, 7.5, 8.5) cm) from beg of neck divide, end with a WS row.
Next Row (buttonholes - RS): K4 (5, 5, 6, 6), yo, k2tog (for buttonhole); *K3 (4, 4, 5, 5), yo, k2tog; rep from * 1 more time, k to end.
Knit 3 rows.
Bind off.
Left Front Yoke
Cast on 18 (21, 23, 25, 27) sts.
Work in Garter st until piece measures 3 (3, 3 1/2, 3 1/2, 3 3/4) in.

(7.5 (7.5, 9, 9, 9.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Join Left Front and Back Yokes
Joining Row (RS): Knit across left front yoke sts, knit across back yoke sts on holder - 36 (42, 46, 50, 54) sts at the end of this row.
Work even in Garter st until piece measures 2 1/2 (2 3/4, 2 3/4, 3, 3 1/4) in.

(6.5 (7, 7, 7.5, 8.5) cm) from joining row.
Place markers at each edge of last row for placement of back and fronts.
Work even in Garter st until piece measures 5 1/2 (6 1/2, 7 1/2, 10 1/2, 11) in.

(14 (16.5, 19, 26.5, 28) cm) from markers.
Bind off.



Back
Note: To pick up evenly spaced sts, divide the edge along which you will pick up sts in half.

Now, simply pick up 23 (24, 26, 28, 30 sts across each half.
With RS facing, pick up and k46 (48, 52, 56, 60) sts evenly spaced between markers across edge of back yoke.
Work even in Garter st for 5 1/2 (6 1/2, 7, 7 1/2, 8) in.

(14 (16.5, 18, 19, 20.5) cm).

Bind off.
Fronts
With RS facing, pick up and k25 (26, 28, 30, 32) sts evenly spaced across lower edge of one front yoke edge between marker and front edge.
Work even in Garter st until same length as back.

Bind off.
Rep across other front yoke edge.



FINISHING
Fold piece in half across shoulders.

Sew side and sleeve seams.

Sew buttons to left front opposite buttonholes.

Weave in ends.



BLANKET
With circular needle, cast on 136 sts.
Rows 1-10: Work in Seed st for 10 rows for lower border.
Begin Basketweave Pattern
Row 11: Work in Seed st as established over first 8 sts for side border, place marker (pm), p24, *k24, p24; rep from * to last 8 sts, pm, work in Seed st as established over last 8 sts for side border.
Row 12: Work in Seed st as established over first 8 sts, slip marker (sm), k to last 8 sts, sm, work in Seed st as established over last 8 sts.
Rows 13-42: Rep last 2 rows 15 more times.
Row 43: Work in Seed st as established over first 8 sts, sm, k24, *p24, k24; rep from * to last 8 sts, sm, work in Seed st as established over last 8 sts.
Row 44: Work in Seed st as established over first 8 sts, sm, k to last 8 sts, sm, work in Seed st as established over last 8 sts.
Rows 45-74: Rep last 2 rows 15 more times.
Rows 75-202: Rep Rows 11-74 twice more.
Rows 203-234: Rep Rows 11-42 once more.
Rows 235-244: Work in Seed st for 10 rows for top border.
Bind off.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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