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One-Stitch Baby Sweater
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease® (original)
Pattern Number: 20289 This simple baby cardigan is knit all in one piece.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: 9 mos, 18 mos, Child 3
Finished chest 24 (26, 28) inches
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.

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700-157 Cotton-Ease yarn: Banana Cream (discontinued) Medium light yellow
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Additional Materials
Four 3/4 in. (19 mm) buttons Alternate color choices: #144 Sugarplum or #106 Ice Blue
15 sts = 4 inches (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.

ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip the next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to the right needle; insert the left needle into the fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog to dec 1 st.


(worked in one piece from Back hem edge)
Cast on 45 (49, 53) sts.

Work in garter st until piece measures 4 (4 1/4, 5)".

Beg Sleeve Shaping
Inc 1 st at each end of every RS row 18 (20, 22) times - 81 (89, 97) sts.

Note Piece should measure approximately 9 (10, 11)" from beg.

Cast on 8 (8, 10) sts (by knitting into last st, return new st to left needle and so on) at end of next 2 rows - 97 (105, 117) sts.

Work even in garter st for 3 (3 1/4, 4)".

Note Piece should measure 12 (13 1/4, 15)" from beg.

Shape Back neck
Next row K 40 (44, 49) sts and slip onto a holder for Right Front, bind off next 17 (17, 19) sts, k rem 40 (44, 49) sts for Left Front.

Left Front
Continue even on Left Front sts for 4 rows.

Inc 1 st at neck edge on every RS row 3 (3, 4) times - 43 (47, 53) sts.

Next row Cast on 2 sts at neck edge - 45 (49, 55) sts.

Work even for one row.

Next row Cast on 6 sts at neck edge - 51 (55, 61) sts.

Work even until cuff measures 6 (7, 8)".

Bind off 8 (8, 10) cuff sts - 43 (47, 51) sts.

Dec 1 st (k2tog on Left Front; ssk on Right Front) at side edge every RS row 18 (20, 22) times - 25 (27, 29) sts.

Work even until Left Front is same length as Back.

Bind off all sts.

Count ridges on Left Front and place 4 buttons evenly spaced between ridges on Left Front opening edge.

Right Front
Attach yarn to Right Front sts at neck edge.
Work to correspond to Left Front, rev shaping and working buttonholes (opposite markers) as foll: Work to 4 sts from end of row, (k2tog, yo) for buttonholes, k 2 (Front opening edge).

Sew side seams with flat seam.

Fold cuff back.

Sew on buttons.

Weave in ends.

ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
MC = main color
p = purl
psso = pass slipped stitch over
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
ssk = slip, slip, knit
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over

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