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Shaker Stitch Pullover & Beret
Lion Brand® Jamie® Baby
Pattern Number: cja-pulloverBeret

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE:
Child 3-5, 6-8, 9-10 Finished Chest 26 1/4 (28 1/4, 30 1/4) inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

870-267 Jamie Baby Yarn: Circus Print (discontinued) A cheeery medley of bright red, intense green, royal blue and sunshine yellow on white.
Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (7, 9)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
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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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GAUGE:
16 sts + 13 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) with K-10.5 (6.5 mm) hook in Shaker Stitch. 18 hdc = 4 inches (10 cm) with G-6 (4 mm) hook. 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:
Shaker Stitch
Row 1 Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.

Ch 1, turn.
Row 2 Work 1 hdc around front post of each hdc across.

Ch 1, turn.
Rep Row 2 for pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS



NOTE: Sweater is worked sideways from one side edge to the other.

Ribbing is added later.



SWEATER
BACK
With largest hook, ch 47 (51, 57).

Work in Shaker Pattern - 46 (50, 56) sts - until Back measures 13 1/4 (14 1/4, 15 1/4) inches from beg.

Fasten off.



FRONT
Work as for Back until 4 1/2 (4 1/4, 4 3/4) inches from beg.
Shape Neck (RS) Work to within last 9 (10, 11) sts, turn.

Cont to work in Shaker Pattern on rem 37 (40, 45) sts for 5 (5 1/4, 6) inches, ending on a RS row.

At end of row, ch 10 (11, 12), turn.
Next Row Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem 8 (9, 10) chs, then cont in pattern Row 2 across rem 37 (40, 45) sts.

Cont to rep Shaker Pattern Row 2 on all 46 (50, 56) sts until Front measures 13 1/4 (14 1/4, 15 1/4) inches from beg.

Fasten off.



SLEEVE
With largest hook, ch 35 (39, 43).

Work in Shaker Pattern - 34 (38, 42) sts - until Sleeve measures 9 (11, 12) inches from beg.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew Front to Back at shoulders.



Neckband With middle size hook, join yarn with slip st at shoulder edge and work 1 rnd of 42 (48, 54) sc evenly spaced around neck edge; join with slip st to first st.

Work 1 rnd sc for base rnd.

Change to smallest hook and ch 6.



Ribbing Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 5 sc.

End with sc in next sc of base rnd; turn.
Row 2 Working in back loop only, sc across ribbing.

Ch 1, turn.
Row 3 Working in back loop only, sc in each sc across, ending with sc in next sc of base rnd.

Turn.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 around neck edge.

Fasten off.

Sew short edges of ribbing tog.
Mark Front and Back at side edges 4 3/4 (5 3/4, 6 1/2) inches down from shoulder seam for Sleeve placement.

Sew Sleeves between markers.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.



Sleeve Ribbing With middle size hook, join yarn with slip st at side seam edge and work 1 rnd of 39 (43, 47) sc evenly spaced along wrist edge of Sleeve, join with slip st to first sc.

Work 1 rnd sc, dec 19 sts evenly spaced - 20 (24, 28) sc.

Fasten off.

With smallest hook, ch 9.
Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 8 sc.

Ch 1, turn.
Row 2 Working through back loops only, sc in each sc across.

Rep Row 2 for 7 (8, 9) inches slightly stretched.

Fasten off.

Sew short edges of ribbing tog.

Sew ribbing to Sleeve edge, easing in fullness.



Back and Front Lower Ribbing With middle size hook, join yarn with slip st at lower side seam edge and work 1 rnd of 96 (104, 112) sc evenly spaced around lower edge; join with slip st to first sc.

Work 1 rnd sc, dec 14 sts evenly spaced - 82 (90, 98) sts.

Fasten off.

With smallest size hook, ch 13.

Work ribbing as for Sleeves on 12 sts for 25 (27, 29) inches slightly stretched.

Fasten off.

Sew short edge of ribbing tog.

Sew ribbing to lower edge of sweater, easing in fullness.



BERET
Beg at center top, ch 5; join with slip st to form ring.

Mark beg of rnd and carry marker.
Rnd 1 Ch 2 (counts as hdc), 7 hdc in ring, slip st to top of ch - 8 hdc.
Rnd 2 Ch 2, 2 hdc in each st around - 16 hdc.
Rnd 3 Ch 2, *hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 4 Ch 2, *hdc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, rep from * around - 32 sts.
Rnd 5 Ch 2, *hdc in each of next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st, rep from * around - 40 sts.
Rnds 6-12 (14, 16) Cont to work as established, inc 8 sts on each rnd, having 1 more hdc between each inc - 96 (112, 128) sts.

Work even for 2 (4, 6) rnds.
Dec Rnd Ch 2, *hdc in each of next 4 (5, 6) sts, yo and draw up loop in next st, draw up a loop in next st, yo and through 4 loops on hook (dec made); rep from * around - 80 (96, 112) sts.



Dec Rnd Ch 2, *hdc in each of next 3 (4, 5) sts, yo and draw up loop in next st, draw up loop in next st, yo and through 4 loops on hook (dec made); rep from * around - 64 (80, 96) sts.

Fasten off.



Border With smallest hook, ch 9.

Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 8 sc.

Ch 1, turn.

Row 2 Working in back loops only, sc in each sc across.

Ch 1, turn.

Rep Row 2 until ribbing measures approximately 16 (17, 18) inches slightly stretched.

Fasten off.

Sew short edges of ribbing tog.

Sew ribbing to Beret edge, easing in fullness.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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