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Jean Jacket Sets

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Seed stitch and embroidery complete the jean jacket effect in this adorable his and hers set. Shown in Bernat Softee Baby.

6 mos
17" [43 cm]
21" [53.5 cm]
12 mos
19" [48 cm]
23" [58.5 cm]
18 mos
21" [53.5 cm]
25" [63.5 cm]
2 yrs
21.5" [54.5 cm]
26" [66 cm]
3 yrs
22.5" [57 cm]
27" [68.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $44.41

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 2 yrs
  • 3 yrs
Chest Measurements
17" [43 cm]
Jacket Chest
21" [53.5 cm]

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Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Softee Baby | Baby Denim Marl, 30300Edit Color
$4.99

Embroidery

Softee Baby | White, 02000Edit Color
$4.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 5/3.75mm
$3.15

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 4/3.5mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 6/4mm
$8.49

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$1.35

ButtonTHIS Solid Color Buttons 1" 4/Pkg

Periwinkle
$9.00

Materials not included in this kit:

Length of ¾ inch [2 cm] wide elastic for Pants or Skirt.

The materials for this project cost $44.41

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest Measurements
6 mos 17" [43 cm]
12 mos 19" [48 cm]
18 mos 21" [53.5 cm]
2 yrs 21.5" [54.5 cm]
3 yrs 22.5" [57 cm]
Jacket Chest
6 mos 21" [53.5 cm]
12 mos 23" [58.5 cm]
18 mos 25" [63.5 cm]
2 yrs 26" [66 cm]
3 yrs 27" [68.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Jacket
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs3 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Baby Denim Marl (30300)
12222
Embroidery
White (02000)
11111
Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles for Jacket and Pants. St holder and 7 buttons for Jacket.
Skirt
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs3 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Baby Denim Marl (30300)
11111
Embroidery
White (02000)
11111
Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needles 16 ins [40.5 cm] long for Skirt or size needed to obtain gauge. Length of ¾ inch [2 cm] wide elastic for Pants or Skirt.
Pants
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs3 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Baby Denim Marl (30300)
11122
Embroidery
White (02000)
11111
Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles for Jacket and Pants. Length of ¾ inch [2 cm] wide elastic for Pants or Skirt.
Jacket & Skirt
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs3 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Baby Denim Marl (30300)
23333
Embroidery
White (02000)
11111
Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles for Jacket and Pants. Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needles 16 ins [40.5 cm] long for Skirt or size needed to obtain gauge. St holder and 7 buttons for Jacket. Length of ¾ inch [2 cm] wide elastic for Pants or Skirt.
Jacket & Pants
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs3 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Baby Denim Marl (30300)
23344
Embroidery
White (02000)
11111
Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles for Jacket and Pants. St holder and 7 buttons for Jacket. Length of ¾ inch [2 cm] wide elastic for Pants or Skirt.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

BACK
With smaller needles, cast on 53 (59-65-67-71) sts.
1st row:(WS). Knit.
2nd row:Knit.
3rd row:*K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Last row forms seed st pat.
Work a further 10 rows in seed st pat.
Next row:(RS). Knit.
Next row:Knit, inc 4 sts evenly across. 57 (63-69-71-75) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (-6--) ins [13 (14-15-16.5-17) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape armholes:Cast off 3 (4-5-5-5) sts beg next 2 rows. 51 (55-59-61-65) sts.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next row. 49 (53-57-59-63) sts.
Next row:(WS). Knit.
Next row:Knit, dec 1 st each end of row. 47 (51-55-57-61) sts.
Proceed in seed st pat dec 1 st each end of needle on following alt row(s) from previous dec 1 (2-2-2-3) time(s) more. 45 (47-51-53-55) sts.
Cont even in seed st pat until armhole measures (5--6-) ins [12 (12.5-14-15-16) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape shoulders:Keeping cont of pat, cast off 5 (6-6-6-6) sts beg next 2 rows, then 6 (6-7-7-7) sts beg following 2 rows.
Leave rem 23 (23-25-27-29) sts on a st holder.
LEFT FRONT
**With smaller needles, cast on 25 (29-31-33-35) sts.
1st row:(WS). Knit.
2nd row:Knit.
Work 11 rows in seed st pat.
Next row:(RS). Knit.
Next row:Knit, inc 3 (2-3-2-2) sts evenly across. 28 (31-34-35-37) sts.**
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (-6--) ins [13 (14-15-16.5-17) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape armhole:Cast off 3 (4-5-5-5) sts beg next row. 25 (27-29-30-32) sts.
Purl 1 row.
Next row:Work 2tog. Knit to end of row.
Next row:(WS). Knit.
Next row:Work 2tog. Knit to end of row.
Proceed in seed st pat dec 1 st at armhole edge on following alt row(s) from previous dec 1 (2-2-2-3) time(s). 22 (23-25-26-27) sts.
Cont even in seed st pat until armhole measures 3 (3---4) ins [7.5 (7.5-9-9.5-10) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Neck Shaping: Next Row:
Cast of 6sts. Pat to end of row.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 (3-3-3-5) rows, then on following alt rows 2 (2-3-4-3) times. 11 (12-13-13-13) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape shoulder:Keeping cont of pat, cast off 5 (6-6-6-6) sts beg next row.
Work 1 row even in pat. Cast off rem 6 (6-7-7-7) sts.
RIGHT FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (-6--) ins
[13 (14-15-16.5-17) cm], ending with a knit row.
Shape armhole:Cast off 3 (4-5-5-5) sts beg next row. 25 (27-29-30-32) sts.
Next row:Knit to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
Next row:(WS). Knit.
Next row:Knit to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
Proceed in seed st pat dec 1 st at armhole edge on following alt row(s) from previous dec 1 (2-2-2-3) time(s). 22 (23-25-26-27) sts.
Cont even in seed st pat until armhole measures 3 (3---4) ins [7.5 (7.5-9-9.5-10) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row:Cast off 6 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 (3-3-3-5) rows, then on following alt rows 2 (2-3-4-3) times. 11 (12-13-13-13) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape shoulder:Keeping cont of pat, cast off 5 (6-6-6-6) sts beg next row.
Work 1 row even in pat. Cast off rem 6 (6-7-7-7) sts.
SLEEVES
With smaller needles, cast on 33 (35-35-37-37) sts.
1st row:(WS). Knit.
2nd row:Knit.
Work 11 rows in seed st pat.
Next row:(RS). Knit.
Next row:Knit, inc 4 (4-6-6-6) sts evenly across. 37 (39-41-43-43) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and following 6th (8th-6th-6th-6th) rows until there are 47 (49-49-51-55) sts.
Sizes 18 mos, 2 and 3 yrs only:Inc 1 st each end of needle on following 8th rows from previous inc until there are (53-57-61) sts.
All Sizes:Cont even until work from beg measures 6 (-8-9-10) ins
[15 (19-20.5-23-25.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape top:Cast off 3 (4-5-5-5) sts beg next 2 rows. 41 (41-43-47-51) sts.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and following alt rows until there are
23 (19-19-21-25) sts, then on every row until there are 13 (13-13-15-15) sts.
Cast off.
Pocket Flaps(make 2)
With smaller needles, cast on 19 (21-21-23-23) sts.
Work 10 rows in seed st pat.
Next row:(RS). Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Next row:P2tog. Pat to last 2 sts. P2togtbl.
Rep last 2 rows until there are 3 sts.
Next row:Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.
FINISHING
Buttonhole Band:With smaller needles, cast on 9 sts.
Work 4 rows in seed st pat.
*Next row:(RS). Pat across 4 sts for Boy’s Version or 3 sts for Girl’s Version.
Cast off 2 sts. Pat to end of row.
Next row:Pat, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.*
Work 12 (12-14-16-16) rows even in seed st pat.
Rep last 14 (14-16-18-18) rows 3 times more.
Rep from * to * once more.
Work 4 rows in seed st pat. Cast off in pat.
Button Band:Work as given for Buttonhole Band omitting all reference to buttonholes.
Sew bands in position to Fronts. Sew shoulder seams.
Collar: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit
16 (18-18-20-20) sts evenly up Right Front neck edge (beg in center of top edge of Button Band for Boy’s Version or Buttonhole Band for Girl’s Version).
K23 (23-25-27-29) from Back st holder.
Pick up and knit 16 (18-18-20-20) sts down Left Front neck edge (ending in center of top edge of Buttonhole Band for Boy’s Version or Button Band for Girl’s Version). 55 (59-61-67-69) sts.
Work (---3) ins [6 (6-7-7-7.5) cm] in seed st pat. Cast off in pat.
Sew in Sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew on Pocket Flaps as illustrated. Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes on Button Band. Sew button on each Pocket Flap through all thicknesses. With contrast yarn, work running st embroidery around edges as illustrated.
SKIRT
With smaller circular needle, cast on 108 (114-122-130-136) sts. Join in rnd placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd:Purl.
2nd rnd:Knit.
3rd rnd:*K1. P1. Rep from * around.
4th rnd:*P1. K1. Rep from * around.
Rep last 2 rnds 4 times more, then 3rd rnd once.
14th rnd:Knit.
15th rnd:Purl, inc 7 sts evenly around. 115 (121-129-137-143) sts.
Change to larger needle and knit in rnds until work from beg measures (--10¼-11¾) ins [19 (21-23.5-26-30) cm].
Next rnd:Purl.
Next rnd:Knit, dec 1 st at center. 114 (120-128-136-142) sts.
Change to smaller circular needle and work 2½ ins [6 cm] in seed st pat for waistband. Cast off loosely in pat.
Fold waistband in half to WS and sew in position leaving an opening to insert elastic. Cut elastic to waist measurement and draw through waistband. Sew ends of elastic tog. Sew opening closed. With contrast yarn, work running st embroidery at hem and waist as illustrated.
PANTS
RIGHT LEG
***With smaller needles, cast on 55 (57-59-63-65) sts.
Work 2½ ins [6 cm] in seed st pat as given for Back of Jacket, ending with RS facing for next row and inc 1 st in center of last row. 56 (58-60-64-66) sts.
Change to larger needles.
Next 2 rows:Knit.***
Shape back: Next row:(RS).
K48 (50-52-56-58). Turn.
Next row:Purl.
Next row:K40 (42-44-48-50). Turn.
Next row:Purl.
Next row:K32 (34-36-40-42). Turn.
Next row:Purl.
Next row:K24 (26-28-32-34). Turn.
Next row:Purl.
Next row:Knit across all sts.
****Cont in stocking st until work from beg at center front measures (-8--) ins [19 (19.5-20.5-21.5-22) cm], ending with a purl row. Shape crotch: Inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following alt rows twice. 62 (64-66-70-72) sts.
Purl 1 row.
Cast on 2 sts beg next 2 rows. 66 (68-70-74-76) sts. Place a marker at end of last row.
Work 12 rows even.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and following 4th (4th-4th-6th-6th) rows until there are 48 (50-52-54-56) sts.
Cont even until work from marked row measures (7--10¼-12) ins
[16 (18-21.5-26-30.5) cm], ending with a knit row.
Next row:(WS). Knit, dec 3 sts evenly across. 45 (47-49-51-53) sts.
Next row:Knit.
Work 11 rows in seed st pat.
Next row:(RS). Knit.
Cast off knitways (WS).****
LEFT LEG
Work from *** to *** as given for Right Leg.
Shape back: Next row:(RS). Knit.
Next row:P48 (50-52-56-58). Turn.
Next row:Knit.
Next row:P40 (42-44-48-50). Turn.
Next row:Knit.
Next row:P32 (34-36-40-42). Turn.
Next row:Knit.
Next row:P24 (26-28-32-34). Turn.
Next row:Knit across all sts.
Work from **** to **** as given for Right Leg.
FINISHING
With contrast yarn, work running st embroidery at ankles and waist as illustrated.
Sew crotch seams and inseams. Fold waistband in half to WS and sew in position leaving an opening to insert elastic. Cut elastic to waist measurements and draw through waistband. Sew ends of elastic tog. Sew opening closed.