Baby Jacket Pattern, please feel free to use this knitting pattern and whilst we hope it works out well for you the Knitting Wool Store disclaims all responsibility
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months
Size in cm: 56/62 - 68/74 - 80/86
Materials: Baby YarnArt ( model shown in Cream.)
STRAIGHT NEEDLES 3.5 and 4.5mm
BUTTONS : 5-6 pieces
Row 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over P and P over K.
Repeat row 2.
PATTERN: See diagram M.1, M.2 and M.3 below. The diagrams show the pattern from the RS, work RS rows following the diagram from right to left and wrong side rows from left to right.
Make buttonholes on right front band by K tog 2nd and 3rd st from edge and make 1 YO.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE 1/3 months: 3, 8, 13, 18 and 23 cm
SIZE 6/9 months: 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 cm
SIZE 12/18 months: 5, 11, 17, 23 and 29 cm
BACK PIECE: Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 72-80-84 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3.5 mm with Merino Extra Fine. Work rib as follows (first row = RS): 1 edge st, * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*, and finish with K2 and 1 edge st. When rib measures 4 cm change to needle size 4.5 mm and K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-8-6 sts evenly = 66-72-78 sts. K 1 row from WS and continue as follows from RS: 1 edge st, 4-7-8 moss sts – SEE ABOVE – P 2, M.1 (= 15 sts), P 4-4-6, M.3 (= 6 sts), P 2, M.3 (= 6 sts), P 4-4-6, M.2 (= 15 sts), P 2, 4-7-8 moss sts and 1 edge st.
Continue in pattern like this.
When piece measures 17-18-21 cm cast off for armhole each side at the beg of every row from the side: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-1-2 times and 1 st 2-3-2 times = 56-56-60 sts. When piece measures 26-28-32 cm work the 6 sts on M.3 tog 2 by 2 = 50-50-54sts. On next row cast off the middle 12-12-16 sts for neck and complete each side separately. Cast off 1 st on neckline on next row = 18-18-18sts left on shoulder. When piece measures 28-30-34cm dec 6 sts evenly on row = 12-12-12sts left on shoulder, cast off on next row.
Cast on 42-46-50 sts( includes 1 edge stitch at each side and 5 front band sts towards mid-front) on needles 3.5mm with Baby YarnArt.
K5,K2,P2 to last st, K1. Continue for 4cm remembering button holes on front band, see above.
Change to 4.5mm needles, K1 row from RS decreasing 4-4-6 sts evenly across main body, not on front band. 38-42-44 sts. K1 row from WS and work next row from RS as follows:
5 garter sts (= front band) moss st 9,11,12, M1 (15 sts.)moss st 9,11,12 finishing with a knit st.
Continue in pattern like this remembering to work each edge st. in k. When piece measures 17-18-21 cm cast off for armhole at the side as described for back piece = 33-33-35 sts. When piece measures 24-26-30 cm work the 6 sts on M.3 tog 2 by 2 = 30-30-32 sts. Now slip the 8-8-10 sts towards mid front on a stitch holder for neck. Cast off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from mid front: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 18-18-18 sts left on shoulder. When piece measures 28-30-34 cm dec 6 sts evenly = 12-12-12 sts left on shoulder, cast off.
Left Side: work as for right reversing shaping and omitting button holes.
SLEEVE: Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 46-46-46 (50-50) sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3.5 mm with Merino Extra Fine. Work 4 cm rib, K2/P2, with 1 edge st each side. Change to needle size 4.5 mm and K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 10-8-8 (10-10) sts evenly = 36-38-38 (40-40) sts. K 1 row from WS and work next row as follows from RS: 1 edge st, 12-13-13 moss sts, P 2, M.3 (= 6 sts), P 2, 12-13-13 (14-14) moss sts and 1 edge st. Continue in pattern like this. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 7 cm inc 1 st each side and repeat the inc on every 4th row a total of 6-7-9 times = 48-52-56 sts – work the inc sts in moss st. When piece measures 17-18-21 cm cast off for sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 4 sts 1 time, and then 2 sts until piece measures 21-23-26 cm, now cast off 3 sts each side 1 time, AT THE SAME TIME on the last row work the 6 sts on M.3 tog 2 by 2. Cast off remaining sts on next row. Piece measures approx 22-24-27 cm.
ASSEMBLY: Sew shoulder seams.
HOOD: Pick up approx 40 to 60 sts (incl sts on stitch holders at front) round neckline on needle size 4.5 mm. K 2 rows, AT THE SAME TIME on second row inc evenly to 6o-68-70sts. Continue in moss st with 5 garter sts each side until hood measures 21-23-25cm, cast off. Sew hood tog at the top, edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.
Set in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.
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