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Baby Cardigan - Passioknit Knitting :: Patterns, Yarns and Needles

Cardigan &

Beanie

intermediate


Cardigan & Beanie (Intermediate)

MEASUREMENTS: Months 3 (6-9-12)

Cardigan

Fits underarm 40 (45-47-50) cms/16 (18-

19-20) ins

To measure 48 (53-56-59) cms/19 (21-

22½-23½) ins

Length (approx) 24 (27-29-31) cms/9½

(11-11½-12½) ins

Sleeve seam 13 (16-18-19) cms/5 (6½-7-

7½) ins

Beanie - Fits head (approx)

40-45 (47-48) cms/16-18 (19-19½) ins

YARN #097 1 (1-1-2) x 250g balls

Needles

A pair 6.50mm (US 10½), (UK 3) Knitting

Needles or size that gives correct tension/

gauge.

MATERIALS

A Yarn Needle; A Stitch Holder; 1 Button for

Cardigan.

TENSION/GAUGE

13 sts and 18 rows to 10 cms/4 ins over

stocking st, using 6.50mm (US 10½), (UK

3) Knitting Needles.

Note - Correct tension/gauge is essential

for a successful handknit.

ABBREVIATIONS

St/s - stitch/es, K - Knit, P - Purl, stocking st

- 1 row K, 1 row P, RS - right side, WS - wrong

side, garter st - every row knit, K2tog - knit

2 sts together, P2tog - purl 2 sts together,

dec - decrease, inc - increase, rep - repeat,

rem - remain/ing, cont = continue, beg -

begin/ning, foll - follow/ing, alt - alternate,

yfwd - yarn forward to make a stitch.

CREATE - Cardigan Back

Using 6.50mm (US 10½), (UK 3) Needles,

cast on 34 (38-38-42) sts.

1st row - K2, * P2, K2, rep from * to end.

2nd row - P2, * K2, P2, rep from * to end.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows 2 (2-3-3) times,

dec (dec-inc-dec) one st in centre of last

row = 33 (37-39-41) sts, 6 (6-8-8) rows

2 x 2 rib in total.

Work in stocking st until work measures

13 (15-16-18) cms/5 (6-6½-7) ins from

beg, ending with a purl row.

Shape armholes - Cast/bind off 2 sts at

beg of next 2 rows = 29 (33-35-37) sts.

Dec one st at each end of next row, then

in foll alt row once = 25 (29-31-33) sts.

Work 19 (21-23-23) rows stocking st,

beg with a purl row.

Shape shoulders - Cast/bind off 3 (4-5-

5) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 3 (4-4-

5) sts at beg of foll 2 rows.

Leave rem 13 sts on stitch holder.

Left Front

Using 6.50mm (US 10½), (UK 3) Needles,

cast on 22 (26-26-30) sts.

Work 6 (6-8-8) rows 2 x 2 rib as for Back,

inc (dec-inc-dec) one st in centre of last

row = 23 (25-27-29) sts.

Work in stocking st until work measures

same as Back to beg of armholes, ending

with a purl row. **

Shape armhole & front slope - Cast/

bind off 2 sts at beg of next row = 21

(23-25-27) sts.

Dec one st at armhole edge in foll alt rows

twice, at the same time dec one st at

end (front edge) in 2nd row, then in every

row 5 (3-3-5) times in total = 14 (18-20-

20) sts.

Dec one st at front edge only in foll alt

rows until 6 (8-9-10) sts rem. Work 1

row.

Shape shoulder - Cast/bind off 3 (4-5-

5) sts at beg of next row. Work 1 row.

Cast/bind off rem 3 (4-4-5) sts.

Right Front

Work as for Left Front to **.

Work 1 row.

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Shape armhole & front slope - Cast/bind off

2 sts at beg of next row = 21 (23-25-27) sts.

Dec one st at armhole edge in next row and foll

alt row, at the same time dec one st at beg

(front edge) in every row 5 (3-3-5) times in

total = 14 (18-20-20) sts.

Dec one st at front edge only in foll alt rows

until 6 (8-9-10) sts rem. Work 2 rows.

Shape shoulder - Complete as for Left Front.

Sleeves

Using 6.50mm (US 10½), (UK 3) Needles, cast

on 18 (22-22-22) sts.

Work 6 (6-8-8) rows 2 x 2 rib as for Back, inc

(dec-dec-inc) one st in centre of last row = 19

(21-21-23) sts.

Work in stocking st, inc one st at each end of

3rd row, then in foll 6th (8th-6th-10th) rows

until there are 25 (27-29-29) sts.

Cont without shaping until work measures 13

(16-18-19) cms/5 (6½-7-7½) ins from beg,

ending with a purl row.

Shape top - Cast/bind off 2 sts at beg of next

2 rows = 21 (23-25-25) sts.

Dec one st at each end of next row, then in foll

4th rows until 17 (19-21-21) sts rem, then in

foll alt rows until 7 sts rem. Work 1 row. Cast/

bind off.

Neckband

Using yarn needle and back stitch, join

shoulder seams.With RS facing, using 6.50mm

(US 10½), (UK 3) Needles, knit up 15 (16-

17-19) sts evenly along right front slope, knit

across sts from back stitch holder - dec (incdec-dec)

one st in centre, then knit up 15 (16-

17-19) sts evenly along left front slope = 42

(46-46-50) sts.

1st row – P2, * K2, P2, rep from * to end.

2nd row - Rib 3, yfwd, K2tog, rib to end =

buttonhole.

Work a further 3 rows 2 x 2 rib = 5 rows 2 x 2

rib in total.

Cast/bind off loosely in rib.

Beanie

Using 6.50mm (US 10½), (UK 3) Needles,

cast on 54 (62) sts.

1st row - K2, * P2, K2, repeat from * to

end.

2nd row - P2, * K2, P2, repeat from * to

end.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows once, inc 2 (1) st/s

evenly across last row = 56 (63) sts, 4

rows 2 x 2 rib in total.

Work in stocking st until work measures

10 (11) cms/

4 (4½) ins from beg, ending with a purl

row.

Shape crown - 1st row - * K5, K2tog,

rep from * to end = 48 (54) sts.

Work 3 rows stocking st, beg with a purl

row.

5th row - * K4, K2tog, rep from * to end =

40 (45) sts.

6th row - Purl.

7th row - * K3, K2tog, rep from * to end =

32 (36) sts.

8th row - Purl.

9th row - * K2, K2tog, rep from * to end =

24 (27) sts.

10th row - Purl.

11th row - * K1, K2tog, rep from * to end

= 16 (18) sts.

12th row - * P2tog, rep from * to end =

8 (9) sts.

Break off yarn leaving a long end. Run

end through rem sts, draw up tightly and

fasten off securely.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using yarn needle, darn

in ends.

Cardigan - Using yarn needle and mattress

st seam, join side and sleeve seams. Sew

in sleeves. Sew button on to right side of

left front to correspond with buttonhole.

Beanie - Using yarn needle and mattress

st seam, join side edges together to form

centre back seam.

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