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Hooded Baby Jacket

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Ever-so-darling knit hoodie finished off with a sassy pom-pom on the pointed hood and button closure. Sizes 6 - 18 months (chest measurement 16-20 in [40.5-51cm). Shown in Bernat Softee Baby knit using size 4 mm (U.S. 6) needles.

Size

6 mos
16"
18"
12 mos
18"
20.5"
18 mos
20"
22.5"
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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
To fit chest
16"
Finished chest
18"

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
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Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Dec = decrease(ing)

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest
6 mos 16"
12 mos 18"
18 mos 20"
Finished chest
6 mos 18"
12 mos 20.5"
18 mos 22.5"

MATERIALS

Baby Jacket
Bernat Softee Baby
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos 
Main Color (MC)
()
122
Contrast A
()
111
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 3 (4-4) buttons.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
With MC cast on 53 (61-67) sts.
1st row:K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row:P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row:P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
4th row:K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
These 4 rows form moss st pat.
Cont in moss st pat until Back from beg measures (10½-12) ins [24 (26.5-30.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping:Keeping cont of pat, cast off 6 (7-7) sts beg next 4 rows, then 5 (6-8) sts beg following 2 rows. Cast off rem 19 (21-23) sts.
Right Front:With MC cast on 25 (29-33) sts and proceed in moss st pat as given for Back until 11 (11-13) rows less than Back have been worked before beg of shoulder shaping, thus ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape neck: Next row:Cast off 3 (4-5) sts. Pat to end of row.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows, then on following 2 (2-3) alt rows. 17 (20-22) sts.
Work 3 rows even, thus ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping:Cast off 6 (7-7) sts beg next and following alt row.
Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 5 (6-8) sts.
Left Front:With MC cast on 31 (35-39) sts and proceed in moss st pat as given for Back until 12 (12-14) rows less than Back have been worked before beg of shoulder shaping, thus ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape neck: Next row:Cast off 9 (10-11) sts. Pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows, then on following 2 (2-3) alt rows. 17 (20-22) sts.
Work 3 rows even, thus ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping:Cast off 6 (7-7) sts beg next and following alt row.
Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 5 (6-8) sts.
Sleeves
With MC cast on 31 (33-35) sts and proceed in moss st pat as given for Back, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and every following 2nd (4th-4th) row to 35 (47-43) sts, then every following 4th (6th-6th) row until there are 49 (53-57) sts, taking inc sts into moss st pat.
Cont even in pat until sleeve from beg measures (-8) ins [13 (16.5-20.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
Hood
With MC cast on 95 (103-111) sts and work 8 rows in moss st pat as given for Back.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at each end of needle on next 10 rows. 75 (83-91) sts.
Cont even in pat until Hood from beg measures 5 (-6) ins [12.5 (14-15) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Place marker at each end of last row.
Cast off 4 sts beg every row until 3 sts rem. Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Place markers on Front and Back side edges 4¼ (4¾-5¼) ins [11 (12-13) cm] down from shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams. Fold hood in half and sew cast off edges from markers. Sew hood in position around neck edge beg at the edge of the Right Front and ending 6 sts from Left edge for Girl (this needs to be removed). With A, work blanket st around sleeve, bottom, front and hood edges as illustrated.