Garter Stitch Yoke Cardigan

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Garter Stitch Yoke Cardigan

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Garter stitch and stockinette combine in this cute kids sweater in sizes 2 through 10. Knit in Bernat Denimstyle.

2
21" [53.5 cm]
23" [58.5 cm]
4
23" [58.5 cm]
25" [63.5 cm]
6
25" [63.5 cm]
27" [68.5 cm]
8
26½" [67.5 cm]
30" [76 cm]
10
28" [71 cm]
32" [81.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $36.90

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 2
  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
To fit chest measurement
21" [53.5 cm]
Finished bust
23" [58.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Denimstyle | Skinny Pink, 03402 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$16.47

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needle 29"

Size 8/5mm
$8.49

Bead Stitch Markers

Blue 3/Pkg
$7.99

Materials not included in this kit:

3 buttons.

The materials for this project cost $36.90

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Center dec = Slip next 2 sts together knitwise as if to k2tog. Knit next st, then pass both slipped sts over knit st. 1 st is centered-over decrease; 2 stitches have been decreased.

cont = continue(ity)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
2 21" [53.5 cm]
4 23" [58.5 cm]
6 25" [63.5 cm]
8 26½" [67.5 cm]
10 28" [71 cm]
Finished bust
2 23" [58.5 cm]
4 25" [63.5 cm]
6 27" [68.5 cm]
8 30" [76 cm]
10 32" [81.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Sweater
Bernat Denimstyle (100 g/3.5 oz;179 m/196 yds)
Sizes246810 
Main Color (MC)
Skinny Pink ()
33445
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 29" [73.5 cm] long. Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 3 buttons. 2 stitch markers.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

17 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Body is worked in one piece to armholes. Sleeves are worked separately, then joined to Body sts for Yoke.
 
BODY
With circular needle, cast on 95 (103-111-123-133) sts.
Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). Sl1P. Knit.
2nd row: Sl1P. Knit to end of row. Rep last row 7 times more.
Next row: (RS). Sl1P. K5. *M1. K8 (9-10-9-10). Rep from * 9 (9-9-11-11) times. Knit to end of row. 105 (113-121-135-145) sts.
Next row: Sl1P. K5. Purl to last 6 sts. K6.
Next row: Sl1P. Knit to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures (-10½-11-12)" [21.5 (24-26.5-28-30.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: (RS). Sl1P. K20 (20-24-14-16). [K2tog. K19 (21-22-13-14)] 4 (4-4-8-8) times. 101 (109-117-127-137) sts.
Divide for Yoke: Next row: (WS). Sl1P. P23 (25-27-29-32) (Left Front). Cast off 4 sts. P45 (49-53-59-63) (Back) (including st on needle after cast-off). Cast off 4 sts. Purl to end of row. (Right Front). Leave sts on a spare needle.
SLEEVES
With pair of needles cast on 31 (31-33-37-39) sts. Knit 9 rows (garter st) noting first row is WS.
Next row: (RS). *K11 (11-11-13-14). M1. Rep from * once more. Knit to end of row. 33 (33-35-39-41) sts. Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows in stocking st. Inc 1 st each end of next row and following 4th (4th-4th-6th-6th) rows until there are 41 (43-47-53-55) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 6 (7-8-10-12½)" [15 (18-20.5-25.5-32) cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: Cast off 2 sts. K37 (39-43-49-51) (including st on needle after cast off). Cast off rem 2 sts. Break yarn. Leave sts on a spare needle.
 
YOKE
1st row: With RS facing and circular needle, Sl1P. K23 (25-27-29-32) from Right Front. K37 (39-43-49-51) from Right Sleeve, placing a marker on first and last sts. K45 (49-53-59-63) from Back. K37 (39-43-49-51) from Left Sleeve, placing a marker on first and last sts. K24 (26-28-30-33) from Left Front. 167 (179-195-217-231) sts.
2nd row: Sl1P. (Knit to next marked st. Purl marked st) 4 times. Knit to end of row.
3rd row: Sl1P. (Knit to 1 st before marked st. Center dec, placing marker on rem st) 4 times. Knit to end of row.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: (1st Buttonhole row). Sl1P. K2. Cast off 2 sts. Knit to end of row (keeping markers in position).
6th row: (2nd Buttonhole row). As 2nd row, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
7th row: Sl1P. (Knit to 1 st before marked st. Center dec, placing marker on rem st) 4 times. Knit to end of row.
8th row:As 2nd row.
9th row:Sl1P. Knit to end of row (keeping markers in position).
10th row: As 2nd row.
Rep 7th to 10th rows 3 (3-3-4-4) times more. 127 (139-155-169-183) sts.
Sizes 2 and 4 only: Next row: (1st Buttonhole row). Sl1P. K2. Cast off 2 sts. (Knit to 1 st before marked st. Center dec,
placing marker on rem st) 4 times. Knit to end of row. 119 (131) sts.
Next row: (2nd Buttonhole row). As 2nd row, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Next row: Sl1P. Knit to end of row (keeping markers in position).
Next row: As 2nd row.
Sizes 6 and 10 only: Next row: Sl1P. (Knit to 1 st before marked st. Center dec, placing marker on rem st) 4 times. Knit to end of row. (147-175) sts.
Next row: As 2nd row.
Next row: (1st Buttonhole row). Sl1P. K2. Cast off 2 sts. Knit to end of row (keeping markers in position).
Next row: (2nd Buttonhole row). As 2nd row, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Size 6 only: Rep 7th to 10th rows once more. 139 sts.
Size 8 only: Next row: (1st Buttonhole row). Sl1P. K2. Cast off 2 sts. (Knit to 1 st before marked st. Center dec, placing marker on rem st) 4 times. Knit to end of row. 161 sts.
Next row:(2nd Buttonhole row). As 2nd row, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
All sizes: 1st row: Sl1P. (Knit to 1 st before marked st. Center dec, placing marker on rem st) 4 times. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Sl1P. (Knit to next marked st. Purl marked st) 4 times. Knit to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (7-7-9-10) times more. 63 (67-75-81-87) sts. Remove markers.
Proceed as follows for neckband: 1st row: (RS). Sl1P. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Sl1P. Knit to end of row.
3rd row: (1st Buttonhole row). Sl1P. K2. Cast off 2 sts. Knit to end of row.
4th row: (2nd Buttonhole row). Sl1P. Knit to end of row, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
5th row: As 1st row.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
FINISHING
Pin garment to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Sew sleeve seams. Sew cast off sts at underarms. Sew buttons in position to correspond to buttonholes.