Cool Cole Hoodie

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Cool Cole Hoodie

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This sharp hoodie features bright accent colors perfect for the snazzy toddler in your life.

Sizes

6 mos
20 ins [51 cm]
11.5 ins [29 cm]
12 mos
21.5 ins [54 cm]
12 ins [30.5 cm]
18 mos
23.5 ins [59.5 cm]
12.5 ins [32 cm]
2 yrs
25.5 ins [65 cm]
13.5 ins [34.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $37.19

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 2 yrs
Finished chest measurements
20 ins [51 cm]
Finished length measurements
11.5 ins [29 cm]

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Teal(ish), 00016Edit Color
$11.97

Contrast A

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Chartreuse(ish), 00020Edit Color
$3.99

Contrast B

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Pumpkin(ish), 00013Edit Color
$3.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Bead Stitch Markers

Clear 3/Pkg
$7.99

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$1.35
The materials for this project cost $37.19

Abbreviations

3-Needle BO = (optional) (joining 2 pieces together as you bind off): Place the stitches of the pieces to be joined on separate needles (or each end of a circular needle), held one behind the other in left-hand, with right sides facing each other; with a third needle (the same size or 1 size larger than used for knitting the pieces), [k2tog (1 stitch from the front needle together with 1 stitch from the back needle)] twice, *pass first stitch on right-hand needle over last stitch in the usual manner, k2tog (1 stitch from the front needle together with 1 stitch from the back needle); repeat from * until all stitches have been bound off

Beg = beginning

co = cast on

Dec = decrease(ing)

Garter Stitch = Knit all rows when working back and forth; knit 1 rnd, purl 1 rnd when working in the rnd

Inc = Increase(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st st = stockinette stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished chest measurements
6 mos 20 ins [51 cm]
12 mos 21.5 ins [54 cm]
18 mos 23.5 ins [59.5 cm]
2 yrs 25.5 ins [65 cm]
Finished length measurements
6 mos 11.5 ins [29 cm]
12 mos 12 ins [30.5 cm]
18 mos 12.5 ins [32 cm]
2 yrs 13.5 ins [34.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) (85 g/3. oz;153 m/167 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Tealish (00016)
3444
Contrast A
Chartreuseish (00020)
1111
Contrast B
Pumpkinish (00013)
1111
One pair size US 8 (5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge. One pair size U.S. 7 (4.5mm) needles. Stitch markers. Stitch holders.

GAUGE

In Dot Pattern, 17 sts and 25 rows = 4"/10cm, using larger needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED
Garter stitch: Knit every row.
Fair Isle Pattern (see Chart)
Dot Pattern (see Chart)

NOTE
When changing colors at the end of a row, do not break yarn; carry color not in use loosely up side edge.

BACK

Using smaller needles and MC, CO 42 (46, 50, 54) sts.

**Knit 2 rows.

Next Row (RS): Change to A; knit 2 rows.

Next Row (RS): Change to B; knit 2 rows.

Next Row (RS): Change to larger needles, St st, and Fair Isle Pattern from chart; work even for 6 rows.

Next Row (RS): Change to smaller needles and B; knit 2 rows. Break yarn.

Next Row (RS): Change to A; knit 2 rows. Break yarn.

Next Row (RS): Change to MC; knit 2 rows.**

Next Row (RS): Change to Dot Pattern; work even until piece measures 7 (7 1/2, 7 1/2, 8 1/2)" from beg, ending with a WS row. Place marker at beg and end of row for beg of armhole. Work even until piece measures 11 1/2 (12, 12 1/2, 13 1/2)" from beg, ending with a WS row.

Next Row (RS): BO 10 (12, 13, 15) sts, knit to last 10 (12, 13, 15) sts and sl last 22 (22, 24, 24) sts worked to a holder for Back neck, BO rem sts for shoulder.

FRONT

Work as for Back to armhole. Place markers for armhole as for Back.

Shape Neck (RS): Work 15 (17, 19, 21) sts, sl rem 27 (29, 31, 33) sts to a holder for Right Front. Working on Left Front sts only, work even for 1 row.

Left Front (RS): Dec 1 st at neck edge every 6 rows 5 (5, 6, 6) times–10 (12, 13, 15) sts rem. Work even until piece measures same as for Back to shoulder, ending with a WS row. BO all sts.

Right Front (RS): With RS facing, join yarn and BO next 12 sts, work to end. Working on Right Front sts only, work even for 2 rows. Dec 1 st at neck edge every 6 rows 5 (5, 6, 6) times. Work even until piece measures same as for Left Front to shoulder, ending with a WS row. BO all sts.

SLEEVES

Using smaller needles, CO 22 sts. Work as for Back from ** to **.

Next Row (RS): Change to larger needles and Dot Pattern, inc 1 st each side every 4 rows 8 (9, 10, 11) times–38 (40, 42, 44) sts. Work even until piece measures 8 (9, 9 1/2, 10)" from beg, ending with a WS row. BO all sts.

LEFT PLACKET

Using larger needles, cast on 9 sts. Beg Dot Pattern, inc 1 st at beg of every other RS row 5 (5, 6, 6) times–14 (14, 15, 15) sts. Work even until piece measures 4 1/2 (4 1/2, 5, 5)" from beg, ending with a WS row. Break yarn, sl sts to holder and set aside.

RIGHT PLACKET

Using larger needles, cast on 9 sts. Beg Dot Pattern, inc 1 st at end of every other RS row 5 (5, 6, 6) times–14 (14, 15, 15) sts. Work even until piece measures 4 1/2 (4 1/2, 5, 5)" from beg, ending with a WS row. Leave sts on needle.

HOOD

Work across Right Placket sts, across Back neck sts on holder, then across Left Placket sts–50 (50, 54, 54) sts. Working in Dot Pattern across all sts, work even for 1 row.

Shape Hood (RS): Work 14 (14, 15, 15) sts, *k1-f/b; rep from * to last 14 (14, 15, 15) sts, work to end—72 (72, 78, 78) sts. Work even in Dot Pattern until piece measures 7 (7, 8, 8)" from beg, ending with a WS row. Divide Hood sts in half; using 3-Needle BO, join Hood sides.

Neck and Hood Trim

With RS facing, using smaller needles and A, and beg at base of Right Placket, pick up and knit 106 (106, 110, 110) sts along straight neck edge of Plackets and Hood. Knit 1 row.

Next Row (RS): Change to B; knit 2 rows.

Next Row (RS): Change to MC; knit 2 rows. BO all sts knitwise.

FINISHING

Block pieces to measurements. Sew shoulder seams. Sew in Sleeves between markers. Sew in Plackets, overlapping Left over Right for a boy and Right over Left for a girl. Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Using yarn needle, weave in ends.