Cables and Ribs (child)

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Cables and Ribs (child)

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Cute jacket with wavy cables and ribbed collar and sleeve accents. Shown in Patons Astra.

Sizes

4 yrs
24 ins [61 cm ]
32¾ ins [83 cm ]
6 yrs
26 ins [66 cm ]
34 ins [86.5 cm ]
8 yrs
28 ins [71 cm ]
35 ins [89 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $8.29

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Size:

  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
Chest Measurements
24 ins [61 cm ]
Finished Measurements
32¾ ins [83 cm ]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

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

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$1.35

Materials not included in this kit:

12 (14-16)ins [30(35-40) cm] seperating zipper required. 

The materials for this project cost $8.29

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest Measurements
4 yrs 24 ins [61 cm ]
6 yrs 26 ins [66 cm ]
8 yrs 28 ins [71 cm ]
Finished Measurements
4 yrs 32¾ ins [83 cm ]
6 yrs 34 ins [86.5 cm ]
8 yrs 35 ins [89 cm ]

MATERIALS

Child knit
Astra
Sizes4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
()
8910
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle. St holder. 12 (14-16) ins [30 (35-40) cm] separating zipper.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

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

Panel Pat (worked over 28 sts).
1st row: (RS). (K2. P4) twice. K6. P4. K2. P4.
2nd row: (P6. K4) twice. P8.
3rd row: K2. (P2. C4B) twice. K2. (C4F. P2) twice.
4th row: P4. K4. P10. K4. P6.
5th row: K2. (C4B. P2) twice. K2. (P2. C4F) twice.
6th row: P2. K4. P14. K4. P4.
7th row: K4. P4. (K2. P4) 3 times. K2.
8th row: As 6th row.
9th row: K2. (C4F. P2) twice. K2. (P2. C4B) twice.
10th row: As 4th row.
11th row: K2. (P2. C4F) twice. K2. (C4B. P2) twice.
12th row: As 2nd row.
These 12 rows form Panel Pat.

LEFT FRONT
Cast on 46 (48-50) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2 (0-2). *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 (0-2) sts. P2 (0-2).
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 2½ins [6 cm], ending with RS facing for next row and inc 12 sts evenly across last row. 58 (60-62) sts.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K0 (2-4). (Work 1st row of Panel Pat) twice. K2.
2nd row: P2. (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat) twice. P0 (2-4).
Panel Pat is now in position.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 8½ (10-11½) ins [21.5 (25.5-29) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Cast off 6 (8- 10) sts. K2 (including st on needle after cast-off). Pat to last 2 sts. K2. 52 sts.
Working 2 sts at armhole edge in stocking st, cont even in pat until work from beg measures 12 (14- 16) ins [30.5 (35.5-40.5) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 8 sts. Pat to end of row. 44 sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Keeping cont of pat, cast off 4 sts beg next and following alt row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows. 33 sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 5 (-6) ins [12.5 (14- 15) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.

RIGHT FRONT
Cast on 46 (48-50) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 (0-2) sts. K2 (0-2).
2nd row: P2 (0-2). *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 2½ ins [6 cm], ending with RS facing for next row and inc 12 sts evenly across last row. 58 (60- 62) sts.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). (Work 1st row of Panel Pat) twice. K2 (4-6).
2nd row: P2 (4-6). (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat) twice.
Panel Pat is now in position.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 8½ (10-11½) ins [21.5 (25.5-29) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Cast off 6 (8- 10) sts. P2 (including st on needle after cast-off). Pat to end of row. 52 sts.
Working 2 sts at armhole edge in stocking st, cont even in pat until work from beg measures 12 (14- 16) ins [30.5 (35.5-40.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 8 sts. Pat to end of row. 44 sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Keeping cont of pat, cast off 4 sts beg next and following alt row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows. 33 sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 5 (-6) ins [12.5 (14- 15) cm], ending with WS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.

BACK
Cast on 94 (98-102) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows [K2. P2] ribbing until work from beg measures 2½ ins [6 cm], ending with RS facing for next row and inc 20 sts evenly across last row. 114 (118-122) sts.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K0 (2-4). (Work 1st row of Panel Pat) 4 times. K2 (4-6).
2nd row: P2 (4-6). (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat) 4 times. P0 (2-4).
Panel Pat is now in position.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 8½ (10-11½) ins [21.5 (25.5-29) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: 1st row: Cast off 6 (8-10) sts. K2 (including st on needle after cast-off). Pat to end of row.
2nd row: Cast off 6 (8-10) sts. P2 (including st on needle after castoff). Pat to end of row. 102 sts.
Working first 2 sts and last 2 sts in stocking st, cont even in pat until armhole measures 5 (-6) ins [12.5 (14-15) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 33 sts beg next 2 rows.
Leave rem 36 sts on a st holder.

SLEEVES
Cast on 42 (46-46) sts. Work 2 ins [5 cm] in [K2. P2] ribbing as given for Back.
Cont in ribbing, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 4th row until there are 70 (78-82) sts, taking inc sts into ribbing.
Cont even in ribbing until work from beg measures 13½ (15½- 16½) ins [34.5 (39.5-42) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Collar: Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing, pick up and knit 23 sts up Right Front neck edge. K36 from back st holder dec 4 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 23 sts down Left Front neck edge. 78 sts.
1st row: (WS). P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 2½ ins [6 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in ribbing.
Place markers 1 (1-1½) ins [2.5 (2.5-4) cm] down from cast-off edge at each side of sleeve. Sew in sleeves, placing rows above markers between cast-off sts at Front and Back armholes to form square armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew in zipper.