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Sports Jacket

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Zip-up jacket that shows off the wearer's favorite sport. Children's sizes 4-12.

Sizes

4
24 ins [61 cm ]
30 ins [76 cm ]
6
26 ins [66 cm ]
33 ins [84 cm ]
8
28 ins [71 cm ]
36 ins [91 cm ]
10
30 ins [76 cm ]
38 ins [97 cm ]
12
32 ins [81 cm ]
40 ins [102 cm ]
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Size:

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  • 12
Chest measurement
24 ins [61 cm ]
Finished chest
30 ins [76 cm ]

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Main color (MC)

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Contrast A

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Contrast B

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Materials not included in this kit:

Separating zipper.

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Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest measurement
4 24 ins [61 cm ]
6 26 ins [66 cm ]
8 28 ins [71 cm ]
10 30 ins [76 cm ]
12 32 ins [81 cm ]
Finished chest
4 30 ins [76 cm ]
6 33 ins [84 cm ]
8 36 ins [91 cm ]
10 38 ins [97 cm ]
12 40 ins [102 cm ]

MATERIALS

HOCKEY VERSION
Shetland Chunky
Sizes4681012 
Main color (MC)
()
45567
Contrast A
()
11111
Contrast B
()
11111
Contrast C
()
11111
Contrast D
()
11111
BASEBALL VERSION
Shetland Chunky
Sizes4681012 
Main color (MC)
()
45567
Contrast A
()
11111
Contrast B
()
11111
Contrast C
()
11111
Contrast D
()
11111
Contrast E
()
11111
FOOTBALL VERSION
Shetland Chunky
Sizes4681012 
Main color (MC)
()
45567
Contrast A
()
11111
Contrast B
()
11111
Contrast C
()
11111
Contrast D
()
11111
Contrast E
()
11111

GAUGE

15 sts and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.
 

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Note: When working from chart, wind small balls of the colors to be used, one for each separate area of color in the design. Start new colors at appropriate points. To change colors, twist the two colors around each other where they meet, on WS, to avoid a hole.

BACK
With A and smaller needles cast on 53 (57-63-67-71) sts.
***1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: With MC, P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
With MC, rep these 2 rows (K1. P1) ribbing for 2 ins [5 cm] ending on a 2nd row.
Next row: With A, knit.***
Next row: With A, as 2nd row inc 4 sts evenly across. 57 (61- 67-71-75) sts.

Hockey and Football Versions only: Change to MC, larger needles and work 4 (10-14-18- 20) rows even in stocking st.

All Versions: Next row: With MC and larger needles, K8 (10- 13-15-17). Work 1st row of Chart I or II or III. With B, knit to end of row.
Next row: With MC, P7 (9-12-14- 16). Work 2nd row of Chart I or II or III. With MC, purl to end of row.
Chart is now in position.
Cont working appropriate chart to end of chart, ending with RS facing for next row.
Cont even until Back from beg measures 16½ (18-20-22-24) ins [42 (45.5-51-56-61) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 9 (10-11-12-12) sts beg next 2 rows, then 9 (10-11-12-13) sts beg following 2 rows. Cast off rem 21 (21-23-23-25) sts.

RIGHT FRONT
**With A and smaller needles cast on 27 (29-31-33-35).
Work from *** to *** as given for Back.
Next row: With A, as 2nd row inc 1 (1-2-2-2) sts evenly across. 28 (30-33-35-37) sts.**
With MC and larger needles proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 14 (15-17-19- 21) ins [36 (38-43-48-54) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 4 (4-5-5-5) sts (neck edge). Knit to end of row.
Purl 1 row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 (6- 6-6-7) rows. 18 (20-22-24-25) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 9 (10-11-12-12) sts beg next row.
Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 9 (10-11-12-13) sts.

LEFT FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Right Front.
With MC and largher needles proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 14 (15-17- 19-21) ins [36 (38-43-48-54) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 4 (4-5-5-5) sts (neck edge). Purl to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 (6- 6-6-7) rows. 18 (20-22-24-25) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 9 (10-11-12-12) sts beg next row.
Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 9 (10-11-12-13) sts.
With A, duplicate st number of choice on Left Front as illustrated.

SLEEVES
With A and smaller needles cast on 29 (31-33-33-35) sts.
Work from *** to *** as given for Back.
Next row: With A, as 2nd row inc 6 (6-6-10-10) sts evenly across. 35 (37-39-43-45) sts.
Change to MC, larger needles and proceed in stocking st inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and following 4th rows to 53 (57- 63-69-71) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 11 (13½-15-16-17½) ins [28 (35-38-41-45) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Collar: With MC and larger needles cast on 5 sts.
1st row: K1. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1.
2nd row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 13 sts.
Next row: (Outside edge). K1. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 7 (7-8-8-8) times more. 21 (21-22-22-22) sts.
Cont even in garter st (knit every row) until work from beg measures 10½ (10½-11-12-12) ins [26.5 (26.5-28-30.5-30.5) cm] ending at outside edge.
Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 7 (7-8-8-8) times more. 13 sts.
Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 5 sts. Cast off.
Front Edging: With RS of work facing, MC and larger needles pick up and knit 49 (53-61-71- 79) sts evenly between cast on edge and neck edge of Right Front. Cast off (WS).
Rep for Left Front picking up sts between neck edge and cast on edge.
Pockets: With MC and larger needles cast on 14 sts. Work 5 ins [13 cm] in stocking st ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
Place markers 4 ins [10 cm] up from bottom edge of Front and Back. Place 2nd markers 4½ ins [11.5 cm] above first markers.
Place RS of pocket lining to WS of Fronts. Sew pocket lining to WS of Fronts leaving 3½ ins [9 cm] free between markers for pocket opening.
With MC and smaller needles pick up and knit 19 sts along Front pocket opening between markers. Cast off.
Sew shoulder seams. Place markers on Front and Back side edges 7 (-8½-9-9½) ins [18 (19-22-23-24) cm] down from shoulder seams. Sew in Sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams leaving seams open above and below pocket openings. Sew neck edge of Collar to neck edge of Jacket placing cast on and cast off edges of Collar along cast off sts at neck edge of Jacket. Sew zipper in position under front edgings.
Hockey and Football Versions only: With C embroider lines on face mask as illustrated.