Pretty Kiddy Cardigan

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Pretty Kiddy Cardigan

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A line baby cardigan with raglan sleeves and a beautiful feather-and-fan body.

Sizes

6 mos
17 ins [43 cm]
19 ins [48 cm]
12 mos
18 ins [45.5 cm]
20 ins [51 cm]
18 mos
19 ins [48 cm]
21.5 ins [54.5 cm]
2 yrs
20 ins [51 cm]
23.5 ins [59.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $69.38

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 2 yrs
To fit chest measurment
17 ins [43 cm]
Finished chest measurement
19 ins [48 cm]

Step 2:

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

Color Info

Baby Coordinates | Pink Parade, 49303Edit Color
$4.99

Bernat Pattern Book:

Adorables | Adorables, 530224Edit Version
$4.95

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 3/3.25mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 6/4mm
$8.49

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 4/3.5mm
$3.80

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 6/4mm
$4.00

Bead Stitch Markers

Clear 3/Pkg
$31.96

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70

Materials not included in this kit:

3 buttons.

The materials for this project cost $69.38

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

pat = pattern

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

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurment
6 mos 17 ins [43 cm]
12 mos 18 ins [45.5 cm]
18 mos 19 ins [48 cm]
2 yrs 20 ins [51 cm]
Finished chest measurement
6 mos 19 ins [48 cm]
12 mos 20 ins [51 cm]
18 mos 21.5 ins [54.5 cm]
2 yrs 23.5 ins [59.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Baby Coordinates (120 g/4.25 oz;358 m/392 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs 

Pink Parade (49303)
1122
Sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needles 24" [60 cm] long. Sets of four sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 stitch markers. 3 buttons. 2 stitch holders.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
Note: Cardigan is worked in one piece beg at neck edge. When yoke shaping is complete, sleeves are worked in rnds on set of four double-pointed needles.
With larger circular needle, cast on 38 (38-38-44) sts. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
Foundation row: (WS). P3. Place marker. P4 (4-4-6). Place marker. P24 (24-24-26). Place marker. P4 (4-4-6). Place marker. P3.
1st row: (RS). K1. M1. K1. yo. K1. Slip marker. K1. yo. *Knit to 1 st before next marker. yo. K1. Slip marker. K1. yo. Rep from * twice more. K1. M1. K1. 10 sts increased.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K1. M1. (Knit to 1 st before next marker. yo. K1. Slip marker. K1. yo) 4 times. Knit to last st. M1. K1. 10 sts increased.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 4 (4-4-5) times more. 98 (98-98-114) sts. Neck shaping is now complete.
1st row: (RS). (Knit to 1 st before next marker. yo. K1. Slip marker. K1. yo) 4 times. Knit to end of row. 8 sts increased.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (7-8-9) times more. 154 (162-170-194) sts. Raglan shaping is now complete.
Dividing row: (RS). K22 (23-24-27) (Left Front). Place next 30 (32- 34-40) Sleeve sts on a st holder. Cast on 6 (6-8-8) sts. K50 (52-54-60) (Back). Place next 30 (32-34-40) Sleeve sts on a st holder. Cast on 6 (6-8-8) sts. K22 (23-24-27) (Right Front). 106 (110-118-130) sts for Body.
Beg with a purl row, work 6 (6-8-8) rows in stocking st.
**Next row: (WS). Knit.
Next 2 rows: Knit.
Next row: (RS). K1. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Next 2 rows: Knit.**

Sizes 6 mos, 12 mos and 24 mos only: Next row: (WS). [K5 (6-4). M1] 21 (17-31) times. K1 (8-6). 127 (127-161) sts. Place marker at each end of last row.

Size 18 mos only: Next row: (WS). (K4. M1. K5. M1) 13 times. K1. 144 sts. Place marker at each end of last row.

All sizes: Proceed in Lace Pat as follows:
(See Chart on page 3).
1st row: (RS). P3. K2tog. yo. P2. *(K2tog) twice. (yo. K1) 3 times. yo. (ssk) twice. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. Rep from * to last st. P1.
2nd row: K3. P2. K2. *P11. K2. P2. K2. Rep from * to last st. K1.
3rd row: P3. yo. ssk. P2. *K11. P2. yo. ssk. P2. Rep from * to last st. P1.
4th row: K3. P2. K2. *K13. P2. K2. Rep from * to last st. K1.
These 4 rows form Lace Pat.
Cont in Lace Pat until work from marked row measures approx 5½ (6-7½-)" [14 (15-19-21.5) cm], ending on a 2nd row of Lace Pat.
Next row: Knit, inc 1 (1-0-1) st in center of row. 128 (128-144-162) sts.
Work from ** to ** as given above.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Sleeves: With set of 4 larger double-pointed needles, beg at center of underarm cast on sts, pick up and knit 3 (3-4-4) sts. K30 (32-34-40) Sleeve sts. Pick up and knit 3 (3-4-4) sts across rem of underarm cast on edge. 36 (38-42-48) sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
Knit in rnds until Sleeve measures 4 (5-5½-6)" [10 (12.5-14-15) cm].
Change to set of 4 smaller double-pointed needles.
Next rnd: Purl.
Next rnd: Knit.
Next rnd: Purl.
Next rnd: K1. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Next rnd: Purl.
Next rnd: Knit.
Cast off purlwise.
Edging: With RS facing and smaller circular needle, beg at cast off edge, pick up and knit 47 (50-54-60) sts up Right Front edge to end of neck shaping, 10 (11-11-13) sts up neck edge, 36 (36-36-42) sts across cast on edge, 10 (11-11-13) sts down neck edge and 47 (50-54-60) sts down Left Front edge. 150 (158-166-188) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st and 2nd rows: Knit.
3rd row: (WS). Knit to last 48 (50-54-60) sts. *Cast off 2 sts. K5 (5-6-6) (including st on needle after cast off). Rep from * once more. Cast off 2 sts. Knit to end of row. 3 buttonholes made.
4th row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Cast off knitwise (WS). Sew on buttons to correspond to buttonholes.