Child Raglan Sleeve Jacket

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Child Raglan Sleeve Jacket

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The child's version of the unisex adult sweater, this also comes in solid and striped instructions. Shown in Patons Canadiana.

Sizes

2 yrs
21 ins [53.5 cm]
26 ins [66 cm]
4 yrs
23 ins [58.5 cm]
28 ins [71 cm]
6 yrs
25 ins [63.5 cm]
30 ins [76 cm]
8 yrs
26½ ins [67.5 cm]
32 ins [81.5 cm]
10 yrs
28 ins [71 cm]
34 ins [86.5 cm]
12 Yrs
30 ins [76 cm]
36 ins [91.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $49.87

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 2 yrs
  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
  • 10 yrs
  • 12 Yrs
To fit chest measurement
21 ins [53.5 cm]
Finished chest measurement
26 ins [66 cm]

Version

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Canadiana | Dark Water Blue, 10145Edit Color
$16.47

Contrast A

Canadiana | Oatmeal, 10022Edit Color
$5.49

Contrast B

Canadiana | Cedar Green, 10247Edit Color
$5.49

Contrast C

Canadiana | Toasty Grey, 10012Edit Color
$5.49

Patons Pattern Book:

Back to Basics | Back to Basics, 501001Edit Version
$4.95

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 6/4mm
$5.99

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$5.99

Materials not included in this kit:

Separating zipper 14 (16-16-16-18-18) " [35.5 (40.5-40.5-40.5-45.5-45.5) cm] long.

The materials for this project cost $49.87

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
2 yrs 21 ins [53.5 cm]
4 yrs 23 ins [58.5 cm]
6 yrs 25 ins [63.5 cm]
8 yrs 26½ ins [67.5 cm]
10 yrs 28 ins [71 cm]
12 Yrs 30 ins [76 cm]
Finished chest measurement
2 yrs 26 ins [66 cm]
4 yrs 28 ins [71 cm]
6 yrs 30 ins [76 cm]
8 yrs 32 ins [81.5 cm]
10 yrs 34 ins [86.5 cm]
12 Yrs 36 ins [91.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Striped Version
Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Sizes2 yrs4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs10 yrs12 Yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Dark Water Blue (10145)
334556
Contrast A
Oatmeal (10022)
111111
Contrast B
Cedar Green (10247)
111111
Contrast C
Toasty Grey (10012)
111111
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Separating zipper 14 (16-16-16-18-18) " [35.5 (40.5-40.5-40.5-45.5-45.5) cm] long.
Plain Version
Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Sizes2 yrs4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs10 yrs12 Yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Toasty Grey (10012)
334556
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Separating zipper 14 (16-16-16-18-18) " [35.5 (40.5-40.5-40.5-45.5-45.5) cm] long.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles. Note: Check your tension by making a test swatch and adjusting your needle size, if necessary, to obtain the tension quoted in the pattern. Inaccurate tension may result in an item too large or too small.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

STRIPED VERSION
Stripe Pat (worked in stocking st).
With C, work 2 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
*With MC, work 3 rows.
With A, work 1 row.*
Rep from * to * once more.
With MC, work 3 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
With C, work 2 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
**With MC, work 3 rows.
With C, work 1 row.**
Rep from ** to ** once more.
With MC, work 3 rows.
These 34 rows form Stripe Pat.

BACK
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 62 (70-74-78-82-90) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 2 (2-2--2½-)" [5 (5-5-6-6-6) cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 3 (1-1-3-3-1) st(s) evenly across last row. 65 (71-75-81-85-91) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 10 (11-12-12½-13½-14½)" [25.5 (28-30.5-32-34.5-37) cm], ending with a purl row.

Proceed in Stripe Pat and cont as follows:
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts beg next 2 rows. 61 (67-71-75-79-85) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 18 (19-21-22-24-26) times more. 23 (27-27-29-29-31) sts.
Cast off.

LEFT FRONT
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 31 (35-35-39-39-43) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
2nd row: K1. *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 2 rows for 2 (2-2--2½-)"[5 (5-5-6-6-6) cm], ending on a 2nd row and inc 1 (0-2-1-3-2) st(s) evenly across last row. 32 (35-37-40-42-45) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 10 (11-12-12½-13½-14½)" [25.5 (28-30.5-32-34.5-37) cm], ending with a purl row.

Proceed in Stripe Pat and cont as follows:
Shape raglan: 1st row: (RS). Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts. 30 (33-35-37-39-42) sts.
2nd row: Purl 1 row.
3rd row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to end of row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 10 (11-12-13-15-16) times more, then 1st row once. 18 (20-21-22-22-24) sts.

Shape neck: Next row: (WS). Cast off 4 (6-5-6-6-6) sts. Purl to end of row.
Next row: K2. ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog (neck edge).
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 4 (4-5-5-5-6) times more. 4 sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. ssk.
Next row: P3.
Next row: K1. ssk.
Next row: P2.
Next row: ssk. Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 31 (35-35-39-39-43) sts.
1st row: (RS). K3. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P2. K1.
Rep last 2 rows for 2 (2-2--2½-)"[5 (5-5-6-6-6) cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 1 (0-2-1-3-2) st(s) evenly across last row. 32 (35-37-40-42-45) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures same length as Left Front to raglan shaping, ending with a purl row.
Proceed in Stripe Pat for 1 row, then cont in pat as follows:

Shape raglan: 1st row: (WS). Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts beg next row. 30 (33-35-37-39-42) sts.
2nd row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
3rd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 10 (11-12-13-15-16) times more. 19 (21-22-23-23-25) sts.

Shape neck: Next row: (RS). Cast off 4 (6-5-6-6-6) sts. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: ssk (neck edge). Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 4 (4-5-5-5-6) times more. 4 sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: K2tog. K2.
Next row: P3.
Next row: K2tog. K1.
Next row: P2.
Next row: K2tog. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 38 (38-42-42-46-46) sts.
Work 2 (2-2--2½-)" [5 (5-5-6-6-6) cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back, ending with a 2nd row and inc 3 sts evenly across last row. 41 (41-45-45-49-49) sts.

Change to larger needles and work 6 rows in stocking st.
Inc 1 st each end of next and every following 4th row until there are 55 (61-65-71-75-81) sts.

Cont even until work from beg measures 7½ (-10½-11½-12½-14)" [19 (24-26.5-29-32-35.5) cm], ending with a purl row.

Proceed in Stripe Pat and cont as follows:
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts beg next 2 rows. 51 (57-61-65-69-75) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2tog. Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 2 (4-4-4-4-5) times more. 33 (27-31-35-39-39) sts.

1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 12 (9-11-12-14-14) times more. 7 (7-7-9-9-9) sts. Cast off.

COLLAR
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 5 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: Inc 1 st in first st. Knit to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1 (place marker for inner edge).
Rep last 2 rows 9 (9-10-10-11-11) times more. 25 (25-27-27-29-29) sts.

Cont even in garter st (knit every row) until work from beg (when slightly stretched) measures 12½ (13-13-13½-14-14)" [32 (33-33-34.5-35.5-35.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
Next row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 9 (9-10-10-11-11) times more. 5 sts. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with damp cloth leaving cloth to dry.
Sew raglan seams. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Zipper edging: With RS facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 61 (65-69-75-79-83) sts evenly up Right Front edge between cast on edge and neck edge. Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS). Rep on Left Front edge picking up sts between neck edge and cast on edge.

Sew Collar in position, matching cast on and cast off edges of Collar to cast off sts at neck edge. Sew zipper in position under edging.

PLAIN VERSION
Work as for Striped Version omitting all references to Stripe Pat.