Size 1 and 2 Years
MaterialsFleisher’s Wonderized Babyfair, 2 balls each of 2 Colors A and B; or Fleisher’s Wonderized De Luxe Sock and Sport Yarn, 2 skeins each of 2 Colors A and B.
White Knitting Needles, 1 pair each Sizes 1 and 3.
Instructions are written for size 1 year, changes for size 2 years are in parentheses.
MeasurementsChest 20 ½ (22) ins. SleevesWidth 8 (8 ½) ins.
Gauge: 8 sts = 1 inch; 16 rows = 1 inch
BackWith size 3 needles and color A, cast on 79 (83) sts, drop A.
First rowright sideWith B, k 3, * slip 1 st as to p, k 3; repeat from * to end.
2nd rowK 3, * p 1, k 3; repeat from * to end, drop B.
3rd rowWith A, k 1, * slip 1, k 3; repeat from *, end slip 1, k 1.
4th rowK 1, * p 1, k 3; repeat from *, end p 1, k 1. Repeat these 4 rows for pattern, work until 7 ½ (8) ins. from beginning, end with 4th pattern row.
ArmholesBind off 4 sts at beginning of next 2 rows for underarm; 71 (75) sts. Work even until 3 ½ (3 ¾) ins. above underarm; end on right side with first pattern row.
Next rowWork 20 (21) sts and slip to holder for left front, bind off 31 (33) sts for back of neck. Work 2 ins. on remaining sts, keeping pattern, end at neck edge with 3rd pattern row. Drop A.
Right FrontWith extra strand of B, cast on 15 (18) sts on left hand needle for neck edge, take up A, continue across working the cast-on sts; 35 (39) sts. Work even until 8 (8 ½) ins. from underarm of back, end with 4th pattern row. With A, cast on 4 sts for underarm; 39 (43) sts. With B continue pattern. Work even until same length as back from lower edge to underarm, end with 2nd pattern row. Bind off with A.
Left FrontSlip sts from holder to needle. With A, beginning at neck edge work 2 ins. even, end at neck edge with B. With B cast on 15 (18) sts. Join A and work as for 3rd pattern row. Finish to correspond to right front casting on for underarm at opposite side.
SleevesWith A and size 1 needles, cast on 41 (45) sts. K 9 rowsgarter st.
Next rowK, increasing 1 st in every 4th st 10 times; 51 (55) sts. Drop A. Work pattern as for back, beginning with B and first pattern row, increasing 1 st each side every 1 in. 6 times, keeping pattern; 63 (67) sts. Work even until 8 (8 ½) ins. or desired length from beginning. Bind off 4 sts at beginning of next 10 rows. Bind off 23 (27) sts.
FinishingSew seams. Sew in sleeves with seam at center underarm.
Front BordersLeft FrontWith size 1 needles and A, cast on 6 sts. K until 10 (10 ¾) ins. Slip sts on holder. Right FrontWork as for left front until ½ (1) in.
* Next rowK 2, bind off 2 sts for buttonhole, k to end. Cast on 2 sts over the 2 bound-off sts in next row. K 2 ins., including last buttonhole. Repeat from * until there are 5 buttonholes in all. Work even until same length as left front border. Sew borders to fronts.
Neck BorderK the 6 sts of right front border, pick up and k 13 (16) sts at front edge, 12 sts on shoulder edge, 30 (32) sts across back of neck, 12 sts on other shoulder edge, 13 (16) sts on left front edge, k across 6 border sts; 92 (100) sts. K 1 row.
First dec. rowright sideK 16 (19), * k 2 tog, k 2, k 2 tog, k 6, k 2 tog, k 2, k 2 tog *, k 24 (26); repeat between *’s once, k 16 (19); 84 (92) sts. K 1 row. Next row, k 2, bind off 2 sts for 6th buttonhole, k to end. Cast on 2 sts over the 2 bound-off sts in next row.
2nd dec. rowK 15 (18), * k 2 tog, k 2, k 2 tog, k 4, k 2 tog, k 2, k 2 tog*, k 22 (24); repeat between *’s once, k to end. K 2 rows. Bind off 76 (84) sts. Finish buttonholes. Steam.
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