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Knit Hoodie

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This adorable hoodie with matching buttons is lightweight and warm. Shown in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton.

Sizes

6 mos
17 ins [43 cm]
21 ins [53.5 cm]
12 mos
19 ins [48 cm]
23 ins [58.5 cm]
18 mos
21 ins [53.5 cm]
25 ins [63.5 cm]
24 mos
21.5 ins [54.6 cm]
27 ins [68.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $16.90

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 24 mos
To fit chest measurement
17 ins [43 cm]
Finished chest
21 ins [53.5 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

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

ButtonTHIS Novelty Buttons 1" 4/Pkg

Fresh Cut Grass
$9.00

Materials not included in this kit:

(Note: purchased buttons will be covered with knitting).

The materials for this project cost $16.90

Abbreviations

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
6 mos 17 ins [43 cm]
12 mos 19 ins [48 cm]
18 mos 21 ins [53.5 cm]
24 mos 21.5 ins [54.6 cm]
Finished chest
6 mos 21 ins [53.5 cm]
12 mos 23 ins [58.5 cm]
18 mos 25 ins [63.5 cm]
24 mos 27 ins [68.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos24 mos 
Main Color (MC)
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3444
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 5 buttons (Note: purchased buttons will be covered with knitting).

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
With smaller needles, cast on 49 (53-59-61) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Rep last row for Seed St Pat 5 times more, inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 53 (57-63-65) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (7--) ins [16.5 (18-19-21.5) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 5 (6-8-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 43 (45-47-49) sts.
Cont even until armholes measure (5--) ins [11.5 (12.5-14-14) cm], ending with a purl row. Cast off.
Left Front
**With smaller needles, cast on 23 (25-29-29) sts. Work 6 rows in Seed St Pat as given for Back, inc 3 (3-2-3) sts evenly across last row. 26 (28-31-32) sts.**
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (7--) ins [16.5 (18-19-21.5) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape armhole: Next row: Cast off 5 (6-8-8) sts. Knit to end of row. 21 (22-23-24) sts. Cont even until armhole measures (3--) ins [6 (7.5-9-9) cm], ending with a knit row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 5 (5-6-6) sts. Purl to end of row. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and following alt rows until there are 12 (13-13-14) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back, ending with a purl row. Cast off.
Right Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (7--) ins [16.5 (18-19-21.5) cm], ending with a knit row.
Shape armhole: Next row: Cast off 5 (6-8-8) sts. Purl to end of row. 21 (22-23-24) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures (3--) ins [6 (7.5-9-9) cm], ending with a purl row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 5 (5-6-6) sts. Knit to end of row. Purl 1 row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and following alt rows until there are 12 (13-13-14) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back, ending with a purl row. Cast off.
Sleeves
With smaller needles, cast on 33 (35-35-37) sts. Work 6 rows in Seed St Pat as given for Back, inc 2 sts evenly across last row. 35 (37-37-39) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and following 4th (4th-4th-6th) rows until there are 47 (51-53-55) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 6 (-8-9) ins [15 (19-20.5-23) cm], ending with a purl row. Place a marker at each end of last row.
Work a further 6 (8-10-10) rows even. Cast off.
Hood
With smaller needles, cast on 93 (95-97-101) sts. Work 6 rows in Seed St Pat as given for Back, inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 97 (99-101-105) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, dec 1 st each end of needle on next and following alt rows until there are 77 (79-81-85) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 7 (--8) ins [18 (19-19-20.5) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape back seam: Cast off 7 sts beg next 8 rows. Cast off rem 21 (23-25-29) sts.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth leaving cloth to dry.
Buttonhole Band: With smaller needles and RS of Right Front facing for Her or Left Front facing for Him, pick up and knit 43 (47-51-59) sts evenly between neck edge and lower edge. Work 3 rows in Seed St Pat as given for Back.
4th row: (RS). Pat across 2 sts. *Cast off 2 sts. Pat across 7 (8-9-11) sts. Rep from *3 times more. Cast off 2 sts. Pat to end of row.
5th row: Work in pat, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts. Work 1 row in pat. Cast off in pat (WS).
Button Band: Work as given for Buttonhole Band on Left Front for Her or Right Front for Him, omitting all reference to buttonholes.
Button Covers: (make 5). With smaller needles, cast on 7 sts. Work 8 rows in stocking st. Cast off.
Sew shoulder seams. Fold Hood in half at back and sew back seam. Pin shaped edge of Hood to neck opening, beg at center of front bands and matching back seam of Hood to center back neck edge. Sew in Sleeves placing rows above markers along armhole edges of Fronts and Back to form square armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams. Cover purchased buttons with Button Covers and secure at WS of buttons. Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes.