Anchors Away Romper

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Anchors Away Romper

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This cute striped romper has a nautical embellishment fit for a sailor. Shown in Patons Grace.

Sizes

3 mos
16 ins [40.5 cm]
22 ins [56 cm]
6 mos
17 ins [43 cm]
24 ins [61 cm]
12 mos
19 ins [48 cm]
26 ins [66 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $18.22

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 3 mos
  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
Chest Measurement
16 ins [40.5 cm]
Finished Chest
22 ins [56 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Grace | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast A

Grace | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast B

Grace | Navy, 62110Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 5/3.75mm
$5.69

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 3/3.25mm
$5.69

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$1.35

Materials not included in this kit:

6 Buttons

The materials for this project cost $18.22

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

K = knit

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest Measurement
3 mos 16 ins [40.5 cm]
6 mos 17 ins [43 cm]
12 mos 19 ins [48 cm]
Finished Chest
3 mos 22 ins [56 cm]
6 mos 24 ins [61 cm]
12 mos 26 ins [66 cm]

MATERIALS

Grace
Sizes3 mos6 mos12 mos 
Main Color (MC)
()
334
Contrast A
()
334
Grace (50 g/1.75 oz;125 m/136 yds)
Contrast B
Navy (62110)
111
Sizes 3 1/4 mm (U.S. 3) and 3 3/4 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 4 stitch holders. 6 buttons.

GAUGE

24 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Stripe Pat
With A, work 6 rows stocking st.
With MC, work 6 rows stocking st.
These 12 rows form Stripe Pat.

BACK
***Left Leg
: **With MC and smaller needles, cast on 27 (29-31) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1.
Rep last 2 rows (K1. P1) ribbing twice more (6 rows in all), inc 1 (0-2) st(s) evenly across last row. 28 (29-33) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in Stripe Pat, AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st each end of 7th and every following 6th (6th-8th) row until there are 36 (39-43) sts.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until Leg from beg measures 5 (6-7½) ins [12.5 (15-19) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.** Break yarn and leave sts on a spare needle.
Right Leg: Work from ** to ** as given for Left Leg. DO NOT BREAK YARN.
Proceed as follows:
Join Legs: Next row: (RS). Work Stripe Pat across 36 (39-43) sts of Right Leg. Turn. Cast on 4 sts. Turn and work Stripe Pat across 36 (39-43) sts of Left Leg. 76 (82-90) sts.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from joining row measures 3 (-4) ins [7.5 (9-10) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, dec 1 st each end of needle on next and following 10th (12th-12th) rows until there are 66 (72-78) sts.***\
Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from joining row measures 12½ (13¾-15) ins [32 (35- 38) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Back neck shaping: Next row: Work Stripe Pat across 22 (24-27) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 rows. 20 (22- 25) sts.
Work 1 row even. Leave sts on a st holder.
With RS of work facing, slip next 22 (24-24) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and work Stripe Pat to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 rows. 20 (22- 25) sts.
Work 1 row even. Leave sts on a st holder.

FRONT
Noting that Left Leg is Right Leg and Right Leg is Left Leg, work from *** to *** as given for Back.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from joining row measures 11¼ (12½-13½) ins [28.5 (32- 34.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Front neck shaping: Next row: Work Stripe Pat across 26 (29-32) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 (4-2) rows, then on following alt rows until there are 20 (22- 25) sts.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures same length as Back to shoulder. Leave sts on a st holder.
With RS of work facing, slip next 14 sts on a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and work Stripe Pat to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 (4-2) rows, then on following alt rows until there are 20 (22- 25) sts.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures same length as Back to shoulder. Leave sts on a st holder.

SLEEVES
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 39 (41-43) sts and work 6 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back Left Leg, inc 5 sts evenly across last row. 44 (46-48) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in Stripe Pat, AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and following 6th (4th-4th) rows until there are 54 (54-56) sts.

Sizes 6 and 12 mos only: Inc 1 st each end of needle on following 6th rows from previous inc until there are (60-66) sts.

All Sizes: Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 5½ (-7½) ins [14 (16.5- 19) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Cast off.

FINISHING
Back Neckband: With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 3 sts down right back neck edge. K22 (24-24) from Back st holder, dec 1 st at center. Pick up and knit 3 sts up left back neck edge. 27 (29-29) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 5 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back Left Leg.
Right Back Shoulder Band: With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, K20 (22-25) from right back shoulder st holder, inc 2 (2-3) sts evenly across, then pick up and knit 5 sts across side of Back neckband. 27 (29-33) sts. Beg on a 2nd row, work 5 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back Left Leg. Cast off in ribbing.
Left Back Shoulder Band: With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 5 sts across side of Back neckband, then K20 (22-25) from left back shoulder st holder, inc 2 (2-3) sts evenly across. 27 (29-33) sts. Beg on a 2nd row, work 5 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back Left Leg. Cast off in ribbing.
Front Neckband: With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 14 sts down left front neck edge. K14 (14-16) from Back st holder, dec 1 st at center. Pick up and knit 14 sts up right front neck edge. 41 (41- 43) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 5 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back Left Leg.
Left Front Shoulder Band: With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, K20 (22-25) from left front shoulder st holder, inc 2 (2-3) sts evenly across, then pick up and knit 5 sts across side of Front neckband. 27 (29-33) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 3 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back Left Leg.
4th row: Rib across 5 sts. *Cast off 2 sts. Rib across 6 (7-9) sts (including st on needle after cast off ). Rep from * once more. Cast off 2 sts. Rib to end of row. 3 buttonholes.
Work 1 more row in ribbing casting on 2 sts over cast off sts. Cast off in ribbing.
Right Front Shoulder Band: With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 5 sts across side of Front neckband. K20 (22-25) from right front shoulder st holder, inc 2 (2-3) sts evenly across. 27 (29-33) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 3 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back Left Leg.
4th row: Rib across 2 sts. *Cast off 2 sts. Rib across 6 (7-9) sts (including st on needle after cast off ). Rep from * once more. Cast off 2 sts. Rib to end of row. 3 buttonholes.
Work 1 more row in ribbing casting on 2 sts over cast off sts. Cast off in ribbing.
Lap Front Shoulder Bands over Back Shoulder Bands and sew tog at sleeve edge. Place markers on side edges of Front and Back 4½ (5-5½) ins [11.5 (12.5-14) cm] down from top of shoulder.
Sew in sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew leg inseams. Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes. Work Chart with Navy in duplicate stitch at center front as illustrated, placing top of chart 5 sts down from center front neck edge.
• Bring needle up through centre of stitch from back of work and * insert from right to left behind stitch immediately above.
• Bring needle down through center of original stitch and out through center of next stitch to be worked.
• Repeat from * to continue.