Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Knitted Garter Stitch Infant Hoodie


Nancy A. finished an off-white garter stitch hoodie with brown teddy bear buttons.

Free Knitting Pattern
Lion Brand® Lion Organic Cotton
Tied Hoodie
Pattern Number: 60456A
The purity of natural fiber in an easy-to-knit sweater.
Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn
Lion Brand® Lion Organic Cotton
Tied Hoodie
Pattern Number: 60456A
SKILL LEVEL: Easy
SIZE: 3-6 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4
6 (12, 24-36, 48) months
Finished Chest 19¼ (20¾, 22½, 25½) in. [49 (52.5, 57, 65) cm]
Finished Length 9½ (10, 11, 12) in. [24 (25.5, 28, 30.5) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it
applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
CORRECTIONS: None
MATERIALS
• 680-001 Lion Brand Organic Cotton: Vanilla
5 (6,6,7) Balls
• Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]
• Lion Brand Stitch Holders
• Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
• Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8
• Additional Materials
1. 2 buttons ½ in. [1.25 cm] diameter
2. Sewing needle and matching thread
3. 3 in. (7.5 cm) piece of cardboard
GAUGE:
20 sts + 40 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Garter st (k every row). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
BODY
Cast on 96 (104, 112, 128) sts. Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 4½ (5, 5 1/2, 6) in. [11.5 (12.5,
14, 15) cm] from beg, end with a RS row.
Divide for Fronts and Back
Next Row (WS): K 25 (27, 29, 33) sts and sl these sts to a holder for Left Front, k 46 (50, 54, 62) sts and sl these sts
to a holder for Back, k remaining 25 (27, 29, 33) sts for Right Front.
FINISHING TASSEL
Wrap yarn around cardboard 20 times. Cut a piece of yarn 20” (51 cm) long and thread onto large-eyed blunt needle.
Insert needle under all strands at upper edge of cardboard. Pull tightly and knot securely near strands. With crochet hook,
chain remaining length of tied strand for about 4” (10 cm). Fasten off. Thread chain to inside of Hood and knot to secure.
Cut yarn loops at lower edge of cardboard. Trim Tassel ends evenly.
RIGHT FRONT
Continue in Garter st on Right Front sts only for 3 (3, 3½, 4) in. [7.5 (7.5, 9, 10) cm], end with a WS row.
Next Row (Buttonhole Row): Sl 1, k 2, yarn over, k2 together, k to end of row.
Work even for 9 rows, then repeat Buttonhole Row. Work one WS row.
Neck Shaping
Next Row (RS): Bind off 13 (16, 17, 19) sts, k to end of row. Work even for 2 rows. Bind off.
BACK
Transfer sts for Back from holder to needle. Join yarn and work even until Back measures 9½ (10, 11, 12) in. [24 (25.5,
28, 30.5) cm] from beg. Bind off.
LEFT FRONT
Transfer sts for Left Front from holder to needle. Join yarn and work as for Right Front, reversing shaping and omitting
buttonholes.
SLEEVES (make 2)
Cast on 23 (23, 28, 29) sts. Work in Garter st for 4 (4, 6, 6) rows. Inc
1 st each end of next row. Rep last 5 (5, 7, 7) rows 11 (11, 11, 13)
times - 47 (47, 52, 57) sts, then work even until Sleeve measures 6
(7, 8, 10) in. [15 (18, 20.5, 25.5) cm] from beg. Bind off.
HOOD
Cast on 75 (80, 85, 90) sts. Work in Garter st until piece measures 6
(6½, 7, 8) in. [15 (16.5, 18, 20.5) cm] from beg. Bind off.
FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in Sleeves. Sew Sleeve seams. Fold Hood in
half and seam bound-off edge for back of Hood. Sew Hood to neck
edge. Sew buttons to Left Front, opposite buttonholes. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es) WS = wrong side
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individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.
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shades. It is free from herbicides, pesticides and other agro-chemicals. It is packaged in 1.75 oz./50 g (82
yd/75 m) hanks.
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