Swiss Miss Jacket

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Swiss Miss Jacket

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Adorable smocked cardigan for your favorite little miss.

Measurements

2
21.75 ins [55 cm]
11.25 ins [28.5 cm]
4
23 ins [58.5 cm]
11.75 ins [30 cm]
6
26.5 ins [67.5 cm]
13.5 ins [34.5 cm]
8
29.75 ins [75.5 cm]
14.5 ins [37 cm]
10
34 ins [86.5 cm]
15.5 ins [40.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $22.90

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Size:

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Chest
21.75 ins [55 cm]
Length
11.25 ins [28.5 cm]

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Color Info

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Yellow(ish), 00012Edit Color
$15.96

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99

Materials not included in this kit:

Large eye blunt tip needle. 2 buttons ½” [13 mm] diameter.

The materials for this project cost $22.90

Abbreviations

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

rep = repeat

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 st = stockinette stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest
2 21.75 ins [55 cm]
4 23 ins [58.5 cm]
6 26.5 ins [67.5 cm]
8 29.75 ins [75.5 cm]
10 34 ins [86.5 cm]
Length
2 11.25 ins [28.5 cm]
4 11.75 ins [30 cm]
6 13.5 ins [34.5 cm]
8 14.5 ins [37 cm]
10 15.5 ins [40.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) (85 g/3. oz;153 m/167 yds)
Sizes24610 

Yellowish (00012)
4444
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) knitting needle or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook. Large eye blunt tip needle. 2 buttons ½” [13 mm] diameter.

GAUGE

In Stockinette st, 18 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Smocked Pattern: (multiple of 4 sts + 2)
Rows 1, 3, 5, and 7 (WS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.
Rows 2 and 6: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Row 4: P2, *Smock 6, k1, p2, k2, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 8: P2, k2, p2, *Smock 6, k1, p2, k2, p2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, p2.
Rep Rows 1-8 for Smocked Pattern.
BACK
CO 96 (104,116,132,152) sts.
Knit 4 rows.
Work in St st until piece measures (6,7,,8)” [14 (15,18,19,20.5) cm] from beg, ending with a WS row.
Next Row (RS): *K2tog; rep from * to end—48 (52,58,66,76) sts. Purl 1 row.
Shape Armholes (RS): BO 2 (2,3,7,10) sts at beg of next 2 rows—44 (48,52,52,56) sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1— 42 (46,50,50,54) sts.
Work in Smocked Pattern for 16 (16,16,16,24) rows.
Work in St st until armhole measures 5 (5,,,)” [12.5 (12.5,14.5,16,18.5) cm] from beg of shaping, ending with a WS row.
Shape Right Shoulder (RS): K10 (12,12,12,14), turn, purl to end. BO 10 (12,12,12,14) sts. Cut yarn.
Shape Neck and Left Shoulder (RS): Join yarn at neck edge, BO next 22 (22,26,26,26) sts, knit to end. Purl 1 row. BO remaining 10 (12,12,12,14) sts.
LEFT FRONT
CO 48 (52,58,66,76) sts.
Knit 4 rows.
Work in St st until piece measures (6,7,,8)” [14 (15,18,19,20.5) cm] from beg, ending with a WS row.
Next Row (RS): K1 (0,1,1,0) st(s), *k2tog; rep from * to last 1 (0,1,1,0) st(s), k1 (0,1,1,0)—25 (26,30,34,38) sts.
Purl 1 row.
Shape Armhole (RS): BO 2 (2,3,7,10) sts, work to end—23 (23,27,27,27) sts. Purl 1 row.
Next Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to end—22 (22,26,26,26) sts.
Work in Smocked Pattern for 16 (16,16,16,24) rows.
Work in St st until armhole measures (,5,,)” [11.5 (11.5,12.5,14,16.5) cm] from beg of shaping, ending with a RS row.
Shape Neck (WS): BO 12 (10,14,14,12) sts, purl to end—10 (12,12,12,14) sts.
Work in St st until armhole measures same as Back to shoulder, ending with a WS row. BO all sts.
RIGHT FRONT
Work as for Left Front, reversing all shaping, and working armhole dec as follows: (RS) Knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.
SLEEVES
CO 26 (28,32,34,36) sts.
Knit 7 rows.
Purl 1 row.
Shape Sleeve (RS): Cont in St st, inc 1 st each side every 4 rows 10 (9,11,12,14) times—46 (46,54,58,64) sts. Work even until piece measures 9 (,,10½,12)” [23 (23.5,25,26.5,30.5) cm] from beg, ending with a WS row.
Shape Cap (RS): BO 2 (2,3,7,10) sts at beg of next 2 rows—42 (42,48,44,44) sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1—40 (40,46,42,42) sts.
Work even until cap measures (,3,3,3)” [7 (7,7.5,7.5,7.5) cm] from beg, ending with a WS row. BO all sts.
FINISHING
Block pieces to measurements. Sew shoulder seams. Set in Sleeves; sew side and Sleeve seams.
Neckband
With RS facing, beg at Right Front neck edge, pick up and knit 44 (42,52,52,50) sts around neck shaping. Knit 5 rows. BO all sts knitwise. Sew buttons to Right Front, one at top of Smocked Pattern, and one 1” [2.5 cm] below.
Button Loops
With RS facing and crochet hook, join yarn to Left Front edge, opposite top button, *work crochet chain long enough to wrap around button, slip st edge to join*, sc to opposite next button, rep from * to *, fasten off.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.