Surplice Sweater

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Size 6 months

MATERIAL:
3 balls Rosebud Baby Yarn (1 oz. ball)
1 pair knitting needles each No. 2 and No. 3
1 crochet hook No. 3
4 small pearl buttons
1 stitch holder

GAUGE: 7 sts. = 1 inch

BACK: Cast on 68 sts. with No. 2 needles and work in ribbing K1, P1 for 2 inch. Change to No. 3 needles and stock. st. With 68 sts. work even until the entire piece measures 7½ inch. Cast on for sleeves at the beg. of the next 6 rows 11 sts. Work even for 36 rows. Work over 54 sts. and slip them to a holder, bind off 26 sts. and work over rem. 54 sts. only.

FRONT: From now on work the first 3 sts. at neck edge in garter st. for border. Work even for 4 rows. Incr. 1st. every K row inside the 3 border sts. until 36 rows from back of neck. Bind off 11 sts. 3 times at sleeve edge. Continue to incr. at center edge until there are 78 sts. on needle. Work even until piece measures the same length as back to ribbing. Change to No. 2 needles and work in ribbing K1, P1 for 2 inch., decreasing 4 sts. at even intervals in first row of ribbing. Work the other side to correspond. Right side facing you, pick up with No. 2 needles 48 sts. around end of sleeve and work in ribbing K1, P1 for 8 rows. Bind off loosely K as K and P as P. Work the other cuff to correspond.

FINISHING: Sew up side and sleeve seams. Starting at bottom of right front work 1 row s. c. around neck edge. Ch. 1, turn, * work 1 s. c. in each of the next 2 sts., ch. 2, skip 2, repeat from * once. Continue to work s. c. around neck edge until top row of ribbing, then repeat from * to end of row, thus making another set of loops. Sew buttons in place and steam lightly.


Other great patterns from Classic Fashions in Wool, Book No. 55.

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