Kid's Jacket

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Kid's Jacket

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Go-to yoked hoodie for kids - perfect for layering! Knit in Bernat Softee Chunky.

4
24" [61 cm]
27½" [70 cm]
6
26" [66 cm]
29" [73.5 cm]
8
28" [71 cm]
32" [81.5 cm]
10
30" [76 cm]
33½" [85 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $58.40

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Size:

  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
Chest measurement
24" [61 cm]
Finished bust
27½" [70 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Softee Chunky | Peony Pink, 28417Edit Color
$13.16

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 10.5/6.5mm
$8.75

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 11/8mm
$11.25

Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 10.5/6.5mm
$9.99

Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 11/8mm
$15.25

Materials not included in this kit:

2 safety pins.

Separating zipper.

The materials for this project cost $58.40

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest measurement
4 24" [61 cm]
6 26" [66 cm]
8 28" [71 cm]
10 30" [76 cm]
Finished bust
4 27½" [70 cm]
6 29" [73.5 cm]
8 32" [81.5 cm]
10 33½" [85 cm]

MATERIALS

Sweater
Softee Chunky (100 g/3.5 oz;99 m/108 yds)
Sizes46810 
Main Color (MC)
Peony Pink (28417)
4566
Sizes 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) and 8 mm (U.S. 11) circular knitting needles 24" [61 cm] long. Set of four sizes 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) and 8 mm (U.S. 11) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 safety pins. Separating zipper.

GAUGE

11 sts and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Body is worked in one piece to armholes. Sleeves are worked in round to armholes, then Body and Sleeves are knit in one piece as yoke.
With smaller circular needle, cast on 75 (79-87-91) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K2. *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: K2. *K1. P1. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
Rep these 2 rows for 2" [5 cm], ending on a 2nd row and inc 1 st at center of last row. 76 (80-88-92) sts.
Change to larger circular needle and proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 8 (9-10-11½)" [20.5 (23-25.5-29) cm], ending with a WS row.
Divide for Back and Fronts: K21 (22-24-28). Slip last 4 sts onto a safety pin. K38 (40- 44-52). Slip last 4 sts onto a safety pin. Knit to end of row. Slip all sts on a length of yarn.
SLEEVES
With smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 16 (18-18-20) sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles as: 5 (6-6-7) sts on 1st and 2nd needles and 6 sts on 3rd needle. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2" [5 cm].
Change to larger double-pointed needles and knit in rnds, inc 1 st at beg and end of 3rd and every following 4th rnd until there are 28 (30-34-36) sts.
Cont even until Sleeve from beg measures 12 (13½-15-16)" [31 (35-38-40.5) cm].
Next rnd: K2. Slip these 2 sts onto a safety pin. Knit to last 2 sts Slip last 2 sts onto safety pin. Slip rem 24 (26-30-32) sts onto a length of yarn.
Yoke: 1st row: (WS). With larger circular needle, [K2. P15 (16-18-22)] for Left Front. Place marker. P24 (26-30- 32) for left Sleeve. Place marker. P34 (36-40-48) for Back. Place marker. P24 (26-30-32) for right Sleeve. Place marker. [P15 (16-18-22). K2] for Right Front. 116 (124-140-160) sts.
2nd row: *Knit to 2 sts before marker. K2tog. ssk. Rep from * 3 times more. Knit to end of row.
3rd row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (7-8-8) times more, then rep 3rd row once. 60 (60-68-88) sts.
Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). Cast off 3 (4-5-7) sts. *Knit to 2 sts before marker. K2tog. ssk. Rep from * 3 times more. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Cast off 3 (4-5-7) sts. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: ssk. K2 (1-1-3). K2tog. ssk. (Knit to 2 sts before marker. K2tog. ssk) 3 times. K2 (1-1-3). K2tog.
4th row: P2tog. Purl to last 2 sts. P2togtbl. 34 (32-38-54) sts.
Size 4 only: 5th row: (RS). ssk. K2tog. ssk. (Knit to 2 sts before marker. K2tog. ssk) 3 times. K2tog.
6th row: P2togtbl. P4. P2tog. Purl to next marker. P2togtbl. P4. P2tog. 20 sts.
Sizes 6 and 8 only: 5th row: (RS). ssk. K2tog. (Knit to 2 sts before marker. K2tog. ssk) 3 times. (22-28) sts.
6th row: Purl. Size 10 only: 5th row: (RS). ssk. K1. K2tog. ssk. (Knit to 2 sts before marker. K2tog. ssk) 3 times. K1. K2tog.
6th row: Purl.
7th row: K1. K2tog. ssk. (Knit to 2 sts before marker. K2tog. ssk) 3 times. K1.
8th row: P2togtbl. P6. P2tog. Purl to next marker. P2togtbl. P6. P2tog. 32 sts.
All sizes:Cast off.
Hood:With larger needle, cast on 54 (58-60-64) sts. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows:
Knit 3 rows, noting 1st row is WS and inc 1 st at center of last row. 55 (59-61-65) sts.
Work 0 (0-2-4) rows in stocking st.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next 8 (8-8-10) rows. 39 (43-45-45) sts. Place marker at end of last row.
Cont even until work from marked row measures 3 (--4)" [7.5 (9-9-10) cm], ending with a purl row.
Cast off 4 sts beg next 6 rows. Cast off rem 15 (19-21-21) sts.
FINISHING
Fold Hood in half and sew center back seam. Sew side edge of Hood to neck edge, having hood seam at center back neck. Graft underarm seams. Sew zipper to front.