Baby Snowsuit Pattern #5313

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Baby Snowsuit No. 5313 Pattern
MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Knitting Worsted, 14 balls (1 oz. balls) for Infant Size 2; 16 balls for Infant Size 3 ... Knitting Pins, 1 pair No. 5 (4 mm. size) ... A 24-inch circular knitting needle No. 5 (4 mm. size) ... Bone Crochet Hook No. 3 ... 4 buttons ... 4 snap fasteners.
GAUGE: (Stockinette st) 6 sts make 1 inch; 8 rows make 1 inch.
Sizes  
2
3
BACK ... Starting at top (back of neck and shoulders), cast on
68 sts
75 sts
1st row: K across. 2nd row: K 4, * p 4, knit
4 sts
5 sts
Repeat from * across ending with k 4.
3rd to 6th rows incl: Repeat 1st and 2nd rows alternately 2 more times. 7th row: K 4, * make a cable over the next 4 sts—to make a cable, slip next 2 sts onto a double-pointed needle, k next 2 sts, k the 2 sts from the double- pointed needle. Knit
4 sts
5 sts
Repeat from * across ending with k 4.
8th row: Same as 2nd row. Repeat 1st to 8th rows incl until piece measures in all
3"
3½"
To Shape Armholes: Keeping in­creased sts in garter st (k each row), inc 1 st at end of each row until there are on needle
80 sts
87 sts
Slip these sts onto a stitch holder.
LEFT FRONT … Starting at shoul­der, cast on
28 sts
30 sts
Work 8 rows same as Back. Keeping continuity of cable pattern, shape neck as follows: Inc 1 st at beginning of next row; inc at same edge on each row thereafter until there are on needle
36 sts
39 sts
Work straight until piece measures in all
3"
3½"
To Shape Armhole: Keeping in­creased sts in garter st, inc 1 st at side edge on next row and on every other row thereafter until there are on needle
42 sts
45 sts
Slip these sts onto a stitch holder.
RIGHT FRONT … Work to cor­respond with Left Front, reversing shapings.
Slip all sts onto circular needle in this order: Right Front, Back, Left Front. Work back and forth in pattern, as established, making cables over cables and garter st over garter st, until piece measures in all
6½"
7"
Keeping the 4 sts at each end in gar­ter st, work waistband in ribbing of
k 4,
p 4
k 4,
p 5
for 2 inches.
Next row: With right side facing, bind off for left underlap
4 sts
5 sts
knit (not in ribbing) remainder of rnd. Join and work in rnds of stockinette st (k each rnd) until piece measures from last row of waistband, ending at center front,
8"
8½"
RIGHT LEG … Turn and p 2 tog, purl
76 sts
82 sts
p 2 tog. Turn.
Work in rows of stockinette st (k 1 row, p 1 row) over this last set of sts only, decreasing 1 st at both ends of each row until there remain
70 sts
76 sts
Dec 1 st at end of each row until there remain
46 sts
50 sts
Dec 1 st at both ends of every 3rd row until there remain
40 sts
44 sts
Work 4 rows straight. Then work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 1ÂĽ inches. Work 4 rows of garter st.
Entire foot is worked in garter st.
INSTEP … Knit
26 sts
29 sts
turn and knit
12 sts
14 sts
Work over this last set of sts only for 28 rows.
FOOT … 1st row: Work across In­step sts, pick up and knit 18 sts along edge of Instep, knit
14 sts
15 sts
2nd row: Knit
44 sts
47 sts
pick up and knit 18 sts along edge of instep, knit remaining
14 sts
15 sts
There are on needle
76 sts
80 sts
Knit straight for
2 rows
4 rows
To Shape Toe: 1st row: Work across
32 sts
33 sts
place a marker on needle, k 2 tog, work across
8 sts
10 sts
k 2 tog, place another marker on needle, work across
32 sts
33 sts
2nd and all even rows: K across. 3rd and 5th rows: Work across, decreasing 1 st after the 1st marker and 1 st be­fore the 2nd marker. 7th and 9th rows: Decreasing 1 st at both ends of piece, work same as 3rd row. Work 1 row straight. Bind off.
LEFT LEG … Work to correspond with Right Leg.
COLLAR … Sew shoulder seams. With wrong side facing, pick up and knit 66 sts along neck edge. 1st row: K 2, * k 2, p 2. Repeat from * across. 2nd and 3rd rows: Work in ribbing to last 4 sts, turn. 4th and 5th rows: Work in ribbing to last 8 sts, turn. 6th and 7th rows: Work in ribbing to last 12 sts, turn. Continue in ribbing, increasing 1 st at end of each row until there are 80 sts on needle. Bind off in ribbing.
SLEEVE … Starting at shoulder, cast on
46 sts
52 sts
1st row: K across. 2nd row: Inc in first st, knit next
17 sts
19 sts
p 4, k 4, p 4, k
17 sts
19 sts
inc in last st.
3rd to 6th rows incl: Work in pattern as established (1st and 2nd rows), working the increased sts in garter st. 7th row: Knit
20 sts
22 sts
Make a cable over next 4 sts, k 4, make a cable, knit
20 sts
22 sts
8th row: Work in pattern. Continue thus, increasing 1 st at both ends of every other row until there are on needle
58 sts
62 sts
Place a marker at each end of piece.
Work straight for 1 inch. Dec 1 st at both ends of next row and every 7th row thereafter until there remain
46 sts
48 sts
Work straight (if necessary) until piece measures from markers
6"
6½"
MITTENS … Next row: K across, decreasing evenly to 36 sts. Now work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for ¾ inch. Work straight in garter st for 2½ inches.
To Shape Top: Dec 6 sts evenly on every other row until 12 sts remain. Then k 2 tog across. Break yarn, leav­ing an 8-inch length. Thread a needle with this length and slip remaining sts onto it. Draw together tightly and darn in on wrong side.
Sew sleeve seams and sew sleeves in. Sew leg and foot seams. Work a row of sc along front and collar edges. Sew underlap in place. Close front with snap fasteners. Sew on buttons. With double yarn, make a chain 1½ yards long and draw through ribbing of waistband. Make 4 chains each ½ yard long and draw through ribbing of wrists and ankles.
TASSEL (Make 2) … Cut a piece of cardboard 2 inches wide and 3 inches long. Lay a 6-inch strand along length of cardboard. Wind yarn 25 times around width of cardboard. Break yarn. Tie ends of 6-inch strand and slip tas­sel off cardboard. Wind yarn several times around strands close to top. Cut loops at bottom and trim. Fasten a tassel to each end of waist chain. Make 8 more tassels, winding yarn 15 times and trimming to 1 inch. Fasten a tassel to each end of each ankle and wrist chain. Press through damp cloth.

CAP

Starting at front edge, cast on 84 sts. 1st row: K across. 2nd row: K 8, * p 4, k 4. Repeat from * across to last 8 sts, k 8. Repeat last 2 rows alternately until piece measures 1½ inches, ending with 2nd row. Next row: K 8, * make a cable, k 4. Repeat from * across, ending with k 8. Hereafter, work in cable pattern, keeping 8 sts at each end in garter st until piece meas­ures 5 inches in all, ending with 2nd row.
To Shape Top: (K 2 tog, k 1) twice; k 2 tog, * k 4, (k 2 tog) twice. Re­peat from * across to last 8 sts, (k 2 tog, k 1) twice; k 2 tog. 2nd row: K 5, * p 4, k 2. Repeat from * across ending with p 4, k 5. 3rd row: K 3, k 2 tog, * k 4, k 2 tog. Repeat from * across, ending with k 3. 4th row: K 4, * p 4, k 1. Repeat from * across, end­ing with p 4, k 4. 5th row: K 2, * k 2 tog, k 3. Repeat from * across, ending with k 2 tog, k 1, k 2 tog. 6th and remaining even rows: P across. 7th row: K 1, * k 2 tog, k 2. Repeat from * across. 9th row: * K 2 tog, k 1. Repeat from * across ending with k 2 tog, k 2. 11th row: K 1, * k 2 tog. Repeat from * across. Break yarn and finish same as top of Mitten. Sew back seam for 2 inches.
   Make a 12-inch chain and a 7-inch chain. Make 2 tassels same as waist chain and sew to end of each chain. Fasten other ends of chains to Cap for ties.