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Child's Knitted Jumper
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Sportweight
Pattern Number: kwes-knitJumper
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3
Finished Chest size 21 (24, 26 1/4)"
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.
660-099 Wool-Ease Sportweight Yarn: Fisherman (discontinued) Creamy natural
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)
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Four 3/4 in. (19 mm) buttons
20 sts and 28 rows = 4" (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.
Fishtail Lace (knitted in-the-rnd with a multiple of 8 sts)
Rnd 1 (RS) *K 1, yo, k 2, sl1-k2tog-psso, k 2, yo; rep from * around.
Rnds 2, 4 & 6 Knit.
Rnd 3 K 2, *yo, k 1, sl1-k2tog-psso, k 1, yo, k 3; rep from * around, end last rep k 1 instead of k 3.
Rnd 5 K 3, *yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k 5; rep from * around, end last rep k 2 instead of k 5.
Twisted Rib Pattern (multiple of 2 sts)
Rnd or Row 1 *K 1 through back loop, p 1; rep from *.
Rnd or Row 2 *K 1, p 1; rep from *.
Rep Rnds or Rows 1 & 2 for Twisted Rib Pat.
With circular needles, cast on 208 (240, 264) sts.
Join and place a marker for beg of rnd.
Work Fishtail Lace Pat Rows 1-6 twice, then rep Rows 5 & 6, 4 (5, 6) times.
Cont in St st (= k every rnd) until piece measures 9 1/4 (10 1/2, 11 1/4)" from beg.
Next rnd K2tog around -- 104 (120, 132) sts.
Bib Work 2 rnds in Twisted Rib Pat.
Divide for front and back Using straight knitting needles (or working back-and-forth on circular needles) work 52 (60, 66) sts for front, place rem 52 (60, 66) sts on a holder for back.
Shape armholes Working back and forth in Twisted Rib Pat, bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Dec 1 st each side every other row 3 (4, 4) times, then dec 1 st at end of next row -- 41 (47, 53) sts.
Work even in Twisted Rib Pat until bib measures 2 1/4 (3, 3 1/4)", ending with a WS row.
Shape neck Cont in Twisted Rib Pat, work 16 (18, 21) sts, join a new ball of yarn and bind off center 9 (11, 11) sts for neck, work to end of row.
Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, cont in Twisted Rib Pat dec 1 st at each neck edge every other row 5 times.
Work even on rem 11 (13, 16) sts until bib measures 5 1/4 (6, 6 1/4)".
Buttonhole row Rib 2 (3, 3), yo, k2tog, rib 3 (3, 6), yo, k2tog, rib to end.
Rib 3 more rows.
Bind off rem sts each side.
Work as for front, however, beg neck shaping when bib measures 3 (3 1/4, 4)".
Complete as for front omitting buttonholes.
Crochet Edge With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn with a slip st at bottom of armhole, *3 sc, ch 3, slip st in top of last sc; rep from * around armhole, shoulder and neck on front and back.
Sew on buttons opposite buttonholes
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
pat = pattern
psso = pass slipped stitch over
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
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