Rosebud Hoodie

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Rosebud Hoodie

designed by Marilyn Losee
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Measurements

6 mos
20 inches
10 inches
12 mos
22 inches
11 inches
18 mos
24 inches
12 inches
2 yrs
24 inches
12 inches
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The materials for this project cost $28.57

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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 2 yrs
Chest
20 inches
Length
10 inches

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast A

Simply Soft | Soft Pink, 9719Edit Color
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Contrast B

Simply Soft | Sage, 9705Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

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Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 16"

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Aluminum Stitch Holder

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Split-ring stitch markers or waste yarn

The materials for this project cost $28.57

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Dec = decrease(ing)

P = purl

pm= place marker

RS = right side

st st = stockinette stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest
6 mos 20 inches
12 mos 22 inches
18 mos 24 inches
2 yrs 24 inches
Length
6 mos 10 inches
12 mos 11 inches
18 mos 12 inches
2 yrs 12 inches

MATERIALS

Simply Soft
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos2 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
()
1122
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A
Soft Pink (9719)
1122
Contrast B
Sage (9705)
1122
For embroidery, small amounts of each color are needed; colors listed are shown on model garment.

GAUGE

In Stockinette stitch, using larger needles, 16 sts and 20 rows = 4"/10 cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED 
Garter stitch (Garter st)
Stockinette stitch (St st)

 

BACK
Using smaller needles and MC, cast on 40 (44, 48) sts.
(RS) Begin Garter st; work even for 4 rows, ending with a WS row.
(RS) Change to larger needles and St st. Work even until piece measures 10 (11, 12) inches from beg, ending with a WS row.
Shape shoulders and neck: (RS): Bind off 11 (12, 13) sts at beg of next 2 rows for shoulders; place rem 18 (20, 22) sts on holder for neck.

 

FRONT
Work as for Back until piece measures 7 (8, 9) inches from beg, ending with a WS row; place marker (pm) each side of center 6 sts.
Shape placket: (RS) Work across to marker; join a second ball of yarn and BO center sts, work to end—17 (19, 21) sts each side.
Working both sides at same time, work even until piece measures same as back to shoulders, ending with a WS row.
Shape shoulders: (RS) Left front: Bind off 11 (12, 13) sts, work to end; place rem 6 (7, 8) sts on holder for hood.
Right front: Work 6 (7, 8) sts, place on holder for hood; bind off rem 11 (12, 13) sts.
Sew shoulder seams. Measure down 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2) inches from shoulder seam on each side, back and front; pm for underarm.

 

HOOD
With RS facing, using larger needles, beg at right front placket edge, join yarn and knit 6 (7, 8) sts from holder; pick up and knit 3 sts (1 in shoulder seam, 1 each side of seam), knit 18 (20, 22) sts from back neck holder, pick up and knit 3 sts at shoulder seam as before, knit 6 (7, 8) sts from front holder—36 (40, 44) sts.
(WS) Purl across, inc 8 (10, 12) sts evenly across back—44 (50, 56) sts. Cont in St st, work even hood measures 6 (6 1/2, 7) inches from beg. Bind off all stitches; fold hood in half with RS's facing each other and sew top seam.

 

HOOD TRIM
With RS facing, using circular needle and MC, beg at right front placket edge, pick up and knit 72 (76, 80) sts evenly along neck placket and hood. Do not join.
Working back and forth on circular needle, beg Garter st; work even for 4 rows, ending with a RS row.
Bind off all sts loosely on next (WS) row. Sew ends of trim to lower end of placket.

 

SLEEVES
With RS facing, using smaller needles and MC, pick up and knit 36 (40, 44) sts from underarm marker, across shoulder, to opposite marker, picking up approx 4 sts for every 5 rows.
Change to larger needles and St st; work even for 1 row.
Cont in St st, work 4 rows even, ending with a WS row.

 

SHAPE SLEEVE 
(RS) Dec 1 st each side this row, then every 8 (7, 7) rows 3 (4, 5) times—28 (30, 32) sts. Work even until sleeve measures 6 1/2 (7, 8 1/2)" from the beginning, end with a RS row.
(WS) Change to Garter st; work even for 4 rows, end RS row. Bind off all sts loosely on next (WS) row.

 

FINISHING
Sew sleeve and side seams. Using tn, weave in all ends.

 

EMBROIDERY
Using colors shown (see photo and diagrams), or colors desired, work embroidery.
Work rosebuds as desired on front and sleeves, working 1 or 2 rosebuds on hood, if desired.