Hug Me Pullover

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Hug Me Pullover

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Knit this striped stockinette pullover with garter edging for ages 12 months - 4 years.

Sizes

12 mos
18 ins [45.5 cm]
21½ ins [54.5 cm]
18 mos
19 ins [48 cm]
22 ins [56 cm]
2 yrs
21 ins [53.5 cm]
24 ins [61 cm]
4 yrs
23 ins [58.5 cm]
25½ ins [65 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $12.62

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 2 yrs
  • 4 yrs
To fit chest measurement
18 ins [45.5 cm]
Finished chest
21½ ins [54.5 cm]

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Cotton | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast A

Handicrafter Cotton | White, 00001Edit Color
$5.97

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70

Materials not included in this kit:

 4 buttons.

The materials for this project cost $12.62

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

yfwd = yarn forward (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
12 mos 18 ins [45.5 cm]
18 mos 19 ins [48 cm]
2 yrs 21 ins [53.5 cm]
4 yrs 23 ins [58.5 cm]
Finished chest
12 mos 21½ ins [54.5 cm]
18 mos 22 ins [56 cm]
2 yrs 24 ins [61 cm]
4 yrs 25½ ins [65 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Version
Handicrafter Cotton
Sizes12 mos18 mos2 yrs4 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
()
3445
Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds)
Contrast A
White (00001)
3445
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 st holders.

GAUGE

19 sts and 25 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
**With MC, cast on 45 (47-51-55) sts.
Knit 5 rows, noting that 1st row is WS and inc 6 sts evenly across last row. 51 (53-57-61) sts.
With A, work 2 rows in stocking st.
With MC, work 2 rows in stocking st.**
Rep last 4 rows of Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 12 (13-14-15) ins [30.5 (33-35.5-38) cm], ending with 2 rows of A. Break A.
Shoulders: With MC, K15 (16-17-17). Turn. Leave rem sts on spare needle.
Knit 5 rows. Cast off knitwise.
With RS of work facing, slip next 21 (21-23-27) sts onto a st holder.
Join MC to rem sts and knit to end of row.
Knit 4 rows. Cast off knitwise.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Rep last 4 rows of Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 10 (11-11½-12½) ins [25.5 (28-29-32) cm], ending with a purl row.
Neck shaping: Next row: (RS). With appropriate color, K17 (18-19-19). Turn. Leave rem sts on spare needle.
Next row: P2tog. Purl to end of row. 16 (17-18-18) sts.
Next row: Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog. 15 (16-17-17) sts.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 12 (13-14-15) ins [30.5 (33-35.5-38) cm], ending with 2 rows of A. Break A. Place marker at end of last row.
With MC, knit 3 rows.
Next row: (WS). (buttonhole row). K3. yfwd. K2tog. K4 (4-5-5). yfwd. K2tog. K4 (5-5-5).
Knit 1 row. Cast off knitwise.
With RS facing, slip next 17 (17-19-23) sts onto a st holder. Join appropriate color to rem sts and knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl to last 2 sts. P2togtbl. 16 (17-18-18) sts.
Next row: Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row. 15 (16-17-17) sts.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 12 (13-14-15) ins [30.5 (33-35.5-38) cm], ending with 2 rows of A. Break A. Place marker at end of last row.
With MC, knit 3 rows.
Next row: (WS). (buttonhole row). K4 (5-5-5). K2tog. yfwd. K4 (4-5-5). K2tog. yfwd. K3.
Knit 1 row. Cast off knitwise.
Sleeves
With MC, cast on 23 (25-27-30) sts.
Knit 5 rows, noting that 1st row is WS and inc 3 (3-3-4) sts evenly across last row. 26 (28-30-34) sts.
Work in Stripe Pat as given for Back, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following alt row to 38 (40-56- 56) sts, then every following 4th row to 48 (52-62-66) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 7 (-8-) ins [18 (19-20.5-21.5) cm], ending with a purl row. Cast off knitwise.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Back Neckband: With RS of work facing and MC, pick up and knit 3 sts down right back neck edge. K21 (21-23-27) from back st holder. Pick up and knit 3 sts up left back neck edge. Knit 1 row. Cast off knitwise.
Front Neckband: With RS of work facing and MC, pick up and knit 11 sts down left front neck edge. K17 (17-19-23) from front st holder. Pick up and knit 11 sts up right front neck edge. Knit 1 row. Cast off knitwise.
Pin shoulders tog, overlapping Front over Back. Place marker along side edge of Front and Back 7 (--8) ins [18 (19-19-20.5) cm] up from cast on edge. Sew Sleeves between markers.
Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew buttons at shoulders to correspond to buttonholes.