Hooded Jacket (for boy)

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Hooded Jacket (for boy)

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Comfortable, classic hooded jacket with i-cord details.

Sizes

4 yrs
24 ins [61 cm]
27 ins [68.5 cm]
6 yrs
26 ins [66 cm]
29 ins [74 cm]
8 yrs
28 ins [71 cm]
32 ins [81.5 cm]
10 yrs
30 ins [76 cm]
35 ins [89 cm]
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Size:

  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
  • 10 yrs
Chest measurement
24 ins [61 cm]
Finished chest
27 ins [68.5 cm]

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Main Color (MC) (Olive)

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Contrast A (Green)

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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

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Aluminum Stitch Holder

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Materials not included in this kit:

Separating zipper.

The materials for this project cost $32.66

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest measurement
4 yrs 24 ins [61 cm]
6 yrs 26 ins [66 cm]
8 yrs 28 ins [71 cm]
10 yrs 30 ins [76 cm]
Finished chest
4 yrs 27 ins [68.5 cm]
6 yrs 29 ins [74 cm]
8 yrs 32 ins [81.5 cm]
10 yrs 35 ins [89 cm]

MATERIALS

Classic Wool Worsted
Sizes4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs10 yrs 
Main Color (MC) (Olive)
()
4567
Contrast A (Green)
()
1111
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long and pair of size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double pointed needles or size needed to obtain tension. 2 st holders. Separating zipper.

GAUGE

21½ sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

 

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

BACK
With smaller needles and MC cast on 68 (75-82-89) sts.
Beg with a purl row, proceed in reverse stocking st for 12 rows.
Next row: (RS). *Pick up st from cast on row. Knit next st from needle and picked up st tog. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: Purl, inc 4 sts evenly across. 72 (79-86-93) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K1. P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *(K1. P1) twice. K1. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
These 2 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until work from folded lower edge measures 9 (10-11-12) ins [23 (25.5-28-30.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Cast off 4 (4- 6-6) sts beg next 2 rows. 64 (71-74-81) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 7 (8-8½-9) ins [18 (20.5- 21.5-23) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 8 (10- 10-12) sts beg next 2 rows, then 9 (10-11-12) sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 30 (31-32-33) sts on a st holder.
Pocket Lining (make 2)
With MC and larger needles, cast on 18 sts and work 6 rows in stocking st thus ending with RS facing for next row. Leave these sts on a st holder.

LEFT FRONT
With smaller needles and MC cast on 33 (37-40-44) sts.
Beg with a purl row, proceed in reverse stocking st for 8 rows.
Next row: (RS). (Casing opening). Purl to last 6 sts. Cast off 2 sts. P4.
Next row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
**Cont working in reverse stocking st for 2 rows.
Next row: (RS). *Pick up st from cast on row. Knit next st from needle and picked up st tog. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: Purl, inc 2 sts evenly across. 35 (39-42-46) sts.**
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K1. P2. K2. Rep from * to last 5 (2-5-2) sts. P2. (K1. P2) 1 (0-1-0) time.
2nd row: K1 (0-1-0). (P1. K1) 2 (1- 2-1) time(s). P2. *(K1. P1) twice. K1. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
These 2 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until work from folded lower edge measures 1½ (-2-2) ins [4 (4-5-5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Divide for Pocket: 1st row: Pat across 7 sts. K18 from Pocket Lining. Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
2nd row: P18. Pat across 7 sts.
3rd row: Pat across 8 sts. K17.
4th row: P17. Pat across 8 sts.
Rep last 2 rows once more.
7th row: Pat across 9 sts. K16.
8th row: P16. Pat across 9 sts.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
13th row: Pat across 10 sts. K15.
14th row: P15. Pat across 10 sts.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
19th row: Pat across 11 sts. K14.
20th row: P14. Pat across 11 sts.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
25th row: Pat across 12 sts. K13.
26th row: P13. Pat across 12 sts.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
31st row: Pat across 13 sts. K12.
32nd row: P12. Pat across 13 sts.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
37th row: Pat across 13 sts. K12.
38th row: (WS). Cast off 12 sts. Pat across 13 sts. Leave these sts on a st holder. Break yarn.
With MC and RS of work facing, join yarn to rem 28 (32-35-39) sts on spare needle and proceed as follows:
1st row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to end of row.
2nd row: Pat to last 2 sts. P2.
3rd row: K2. Pat to end of row.
4th row: Pat to last 2 sts. P2.
5th and 6th rows: As 3rd and 4th rows.
Rep last 6 rows 5 times more.
Break yarn. Leave rem 22 (26-29- 33) sts on spare needle.
Joining row: Next row: (RS). With MC, pat across 13 sts from st holder. Pat to end of row. 35 (39- 42-46) sts.
Cont in pat until work from folded lower edge measures same length as Back to armhole shaping ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Cast off 4 (4- 6-6) sts beg next row. 31 (35-36-40) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 4½ (-5½-6) ins [11.5 (14-14-15) cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 8 (9-9-10) sts. Pat to end of row.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows. 17 (20- 21-24) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 8 (10- 10-12) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 9 (10-11- 12) sts.

RIGHT FRONT
With smaller needles and MC cast on 33 (37-40-44) sts.
Beg with a purl row, proceed in reverse stocking st for 8 rows.
Next row: (RS). (Casing opening). P4. Cast off 2 sts. Purl to end of row.
Next row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P2. (K1. P2) 1 (0-1- 0) time. K2. *P2. K1. P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *(K1. P1) twice. K1. P2. Rep from * to last 5 (2-5-2) sts. K1 (0-1-0). (P1. K1) 2 (1-2-1) time(s).
These 2 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until work from folded lower edge measures 1½ (-2-2) ins [4 (4-5-5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Divide for Pocket: 1st row: Pat across 28 (32-35-39) sts. Leave these sts on a st holder. K18 from Pocket Lining. Pat across rem 7 sts.
2nd row: Pat across 7 sts. P18.
3rd row: K17. Pat across 8 sts.
4th row: Pat across 8 sts. P17.
Rep last 2 rows once more.
7th row: K16. Pat across 9 sts.
8th row: Pat across 9 sts. P16.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
13th row: K15. Pat across 10 sts.
14th row: Pat across 10 sts. P15.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
19th row: K14. Pat across 11 sts.
20th row: Pat across 11 sts. P14.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
25th row: K13. Pat across 12 sts.
26th row: Pat across 12 sts. P13.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
31st row: K12. Pat across 13 sts.
32nd row: Pat across 13 sts. P12.
Rep last 2 rows twice more.
37th row: (RS). Cast off 12 sts. Pat across 13 sts. Break yarn.
Leave these sts on a second st holder.
With MC and WS of work facing, join yarn to 28 (32-35-39) sts on first st holder and proceed as follows:
1st row: P2. Pat to end of row.
2nd row: Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
3rd row: P2. Pat to end of row.
4th row: Pat to last 2 sts. K2.
5th and 6th rows: As 3rd and 4th rows.
Rep last 6 rows 5 times more. Break yarn. Leave these 22 (26- 29-33) sts on a spare needle.
Joining row: Next row: (WS). With MC, pat across 13 sts from st holder. Pat to end of row. 35 (39-42-46) sts.
Cont in pat until work from folded lower edge measures same length as Back to armhole shaping ending with WS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Cast off 4 (4- 6-6) sts beg next row. 31 (35-36-40) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 4½ (-5½-6) ins [11.5 (14-14-15) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 8 (9-9-10) sts. Pat to end of row.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows. 17 (20- 21-24) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 8 (10- 10-12) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 9 (10-11- 12) sts.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles and MC, cast on 39 (39-46-46) sts.
Beg with a purl row, proceed in reverse stocking st for 12 rows.
Next row: (RS). *Pick up st from cast on row. Knit next st from needle and picked up st tog. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: Purl, inc 5 sts evenly across. 44 (44-51-51) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as given for Back, inc 1 st at each end of 3rd and every alt row until there are 48 (56- 57-57) sts, then every following 4th row until there are 76 (86-91- 97) sts, taking inc sts into pat.
Cont even in pat until work from folded lower edge measures 11 (13-15-17) ins [28 (33-38-43) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.
Place markers on side edges of sleeves ¾ (¾-1-1) in [1.5 (1.5-2.5- 2.5) cm] down from cast off edge.

HOOD
Left Half: With MC and larger needles cast on 54 sts.
Next row: (WS). Purl.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: *P2. K1. P2. K2. Rep from * to last 5 sts. P2. K1. P2.
2nd row: *(K1. P1) twice. K1. P2. Rep from * to last 5 sts. (K1. P1) twice. K1.
These 2 rows form pat.
Cont in pat for 6½ (7-7½-8) ins [16.5 (18-19-20.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
***Dec 1 st beg next and following alt rows 10 times more. 43 sts.
Work 1 row even. Cast off 5 sts beg next and following alt rows 3 times more. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 23 sts.***
Right Half: With MC and larger needles cast on 54 sts. Proceed in pat as given for Left Half for 6½ (7- 7½-8) ins [16.5 (18-19-20.5) cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Work from *** to *** as given for Left Half.
Sew Right and Left halves of Hood tog.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth allowing cloth to dry.
Hood Casing: With RS of work facing, MC and circular needle pick up and knit 100 (105-110- 115) sts evenly around hood opening. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle proceed as follows:
Beg with a knit row, work 3 rows in reverse stocking st.
Next row: (Casing opening) P4. Cast off 2 sts. Purl to last 6 sts. Cast off 2 sts. Purl to end of row.
Next row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Cont working in reverse stocking st until work from beg measures 1½ ins [4 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off. Fold to inside of Hood to form casing and sew in position.
Pocket edging: With RS of work facing and A, pick up and knit 25 sts along pocket opening.
Next row: Knit. Cast off purlwise. Sew pocket linings in position to WS. Sew shoulder seams. Sew Hood to neck edge.
Zipper edging: With RS of work facing, A and smaller needles, pick up and knit 70 (80-85-92) sts along Right Front edge.
Next row: Purl. Cast off purlwise (RS).
Rep for Left Front.
Cord: (make 2). With A and 2 double-pointed needles cast on 3 sts. K3. *Slide sts to other end of needle without turning work. K3. Rep from * until first cord measures 44 ins [112 cm] and second cord measures 30 ins [76 cm]. Cast off. Thread second cord through hood casing opening and first cord through bottom casing opening. Tie a knot at each end of cord.
Sew in sleeves placing rows above markers along cast off sts of front and back to form square armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew zipper in position under front edging.