Baby's Hoodie

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Baby's Hoodie

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Adorable basic little knit hoodie pattern, just right for any little boy or girl. Sizes 6-24 months. Designed with Bernat Baby Coordinates, sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles. 5 buttons required.

Sizes

6 mos
17 ins [43 cm ]
21 ins [53.5 cm]
12 mos
19 ins [48 cm ]
23 ins [58.5 cm]
18 mos
21 ins [53.5 cm ]
25 ins [63.5 cm]
24 mos
21½ ins [54.5 cm ]
27 ins [68.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $7.10

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 24 mos
Chest measurement
17 ins [43 cm ]
Finished chest
21 ins [53.5 cm]

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Color Info

Baby Coordinates | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 5/3.75mm
$3.15

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $7.10

Abbreviations

Dec = decrease(ing)

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest measurement
6 mos 17 ins [43 cm ]
12 mos 19 ins [48 cm ]
18 mos 21 ins [53.5 cm ]
24 mos 21½ ins [54.5 cm ]
Finished chest
6 mos 21 ins [53.5 cm]
12 mos 23 ins [58.5 cm]
18 mos 25 ins [63.5 cm]
24 mos 27 ins [68.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Baby Coordinates
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos24 mos 

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2223
Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 5 buttons.

GAUGE

22 sts and 30 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
With smaller needles, cast on 52 (58-64-70) sts. Knit 5 rows, noting first row is WS and inc 5 sts evenly across last row. 57 (63-69-75) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (7--) ins [16.5 (18-19.5-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 5 (7-8-10) sts beg next 2 rows. 47 (49-53-55) sts. Cont even until armhole measures (5--) ins [11.5 (12.5-13-14) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
Left Front
**With smaller needles, cast on 25 (28-31-34) sts. Knit 5 rows, noting first row is WS and inc 2 sts evenly across last row. 27 (30-33-36) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (7--) ins [16.5 (18-19.5-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape armhole: Next row: Cast off 5 (7-8-10) sts. Knit to end of row. 22 (23-25-26) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures (3--) ins [6 (7.5-8-9) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 6 (6-7-7) sts. Purl to end of row. 16 (17-18-19) sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows then every following alt row to 11 (12-12-13) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to shoulders, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.**
Right Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front. Work to correspond to Left Front, reversing all shapings.
Sleeves
With smaller needles, cast on 35 sts. Knit 5 rows, noting first row is WS and inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 39 sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and every following 4th row until there are 51 (55-59-61) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 6 (-8-9) ins [15 (19-20.5-23) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Place a marker at each end of last row. Work a further 6 (8-10-12) rows even. Cast off.
Hood
With smaller needles, cast on 93 (93-99-99) sts. Knit 5 rows, noting first row is WS and inc 6 sts evenly across last row. 99 (99-105-105) sts.
Proceed in stocking st, dec 1 st each end of needle on 3rd and following alt rows until there are 75 (75-81-81) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 7 (--8) ins [18 (18.5-19-20.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape back seam: Cast off 7 sts beg next 8 rows. Cast off rem 19 (19-25-25) sts.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements, cover with a damp cloth and allow cloth to dry.
Buttonhole Band: With RS of Right Front facing for Her or Left Front facing for Him and smaller needles, pick up and knit 50 (58-62-66) sts evenly between neck edge and lower edge. Knit 3 rows.
4th row: (RS). K2. *K2tog. yfwd. K9 (11-12-13). Rep from * 3 times more. K2tog. yfwd. Knit to end of row.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Button Band: Work as given for Buttonhole Band on Left Front for Her or Right Front for Him, omitting all reference to buttonholes.
Sew shoulder seams. Fold Hood in half at back and sew back seam. Pin and then sew shaped edge of Hood to neck opening, beg at center of button or buttonhole bands and matching back seam of Hood to center back neck edge. Sew in Sleeves placing rows above markers along armhole edges of Fronts and Back to form square armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes.