Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Cacey Baby Cardigans

 

 I have really enjoyed making these sweet little preemie baby cardigans - they are so quick to knit ! 






Cacey Baby Cardigan Jacket                      Small Premature Baby                    

 

Requirements:

26 - 28g DK yarn                    4mm needles              4 small buttons

 

 

Measurements:

Width:                           12”  (30.5cm)  

Length:                        5¾” (14.5cm)

Sleeve length:             3” (7.5cm)

 

 

Instructions:

 

Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

Cast on 23sts

Knit 4 rows

5th Row:           Knit

6th Row:           S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 8 times more, or until the sleeve measures about 3”

Next Row:       Cast off 2sts, knit to last 2sts, cast off 2sts                (19sts)

Leave these 19 stitches on a spare needle, or stitch holder

 

Work the Main Part

Cast on 66sts

Knit 2 rows

3rd Row:           S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 3 rows

7th Row:           S1, knit to end

8th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

9th Row:           S1, knit to end

10th Row:         S1, knit to end

11th Row:         S1, knit to end

12th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

13th Row:         S1, knit to end

14th Row:         S1, knit to end

15th Row:         S1, knit to end

16th Row:         S1, knit to end

17th Row:         S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

18th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

19th Row:         S1, knit to end

20th Row:         S1, knit to end

21st Row:         S1, knit to end

22nd Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

23rd Row:        S1, knit to end

24th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

25th Row:         S1, knit 15sts, cast off 4sts, knit 25sts, cast off 4sts, k15sts

26th Row:         S1, k3, p12, purl across 19sts from the first sleeve, purl 26sts from the back, purl 19sts from the second sleeve, purl 12sts from left front, k4                     (96sts)

 

 

Work the Yoke

1st Row:           S1, knit to end

2nd Row:          S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

3rd Row:           S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                            (88sts)

4th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

5th Row:           S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                               (80sts)

6th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

7th Row:           S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                               (72sts)

8th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

9th Row:           S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                                             (64sts)

10th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

11th Row:         S1, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10                                 (56sts)

12th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

13th Row:         S1, k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9                                   (48sts)

14th Row:         S1, knit to end

15th Row:         S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 2 rows

Cast off knitwise

Sew up the sleeve seams.  Darn away ends.

Add 4 little buttons

 

 

 

 

Cacey Baby Cardigan Jacket                      Medium Premature Baby                

 

Requirements:

30 - 32g DK yarn                    4mm needles              4 small buttons

 

 

Measurements:

Width:                          13” (33cm)

Length:                        6½ (16.5cm)

Sleeve length:             3½” (9cm)

 

 

Instructions:

 

Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

Cast on 23sts

Knit 4 rows

5th Row                        Kfb, knit to last 2sts, kfb, k1                           (25sts)

6th Row                        S1, purl to last st, k1

7th Row                        S1, knit across row

8th Row                        S1, purl to last st, k1 

Repeat the last 2 rows 9 times more, or until the sleeve measures about 3½”

Next Row:  Cast off 2sts, knit to last 2sts, cast off 2sts                     (21sts) 

Leave these 21 stitches on a spare needle, or stitch holder

 

Work the Main Part

 

Cast on 73sts

Knit 2 rows

3rd Row:           S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 3 rows

7th Row:           S1, knit to end

8th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

9th Row:           S1, knit to end

10th Row:         S1, knit to end

11th Row:         S1, knit to end

12th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

13th Row:         S1, knit to end

14th Row:         S1, knit to end

15th Row:         S1, knit to end

16th Row:         S1, knit to end

17th Row:         S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

18th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

19th Row:         S1, knit to end

20th Row:         S1, knit to end

21st Row:         S1, knit to end

22nd Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

23rd Row:        S1, knit to end

24th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

25th Row:         S1, knit to end

26th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4    

27th Row:         S1, knit 17sts, cast off 4sts, knit 28sts, cast off 4sts, k17sts

28th Row:         S1, k3, p14, purl across 21sts from the first sleeve, purl 29sts from the back, purl 21sts from the second sleeve, purl 14sts from left front, k4                     (107sts)

 

 

Work the Yoke

1st Row:           S1, knit to end

2nd Row:          S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

3rd Row:           S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16             (99sts)

4th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

5th Row:           S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                      (91sts)

6th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

7th Row:           S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                      (83sts)

8th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

9th Row:           S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                      (75sts)

10th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

11th Row:         S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                                    (67sts)

12th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

13th Row:         S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                                    (59sts)

14th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

15th Row:         S1, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10                              (51sts)

16th Row:         S1, knit to end

17th Row:         S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 2rows

Cast off knitwise

 

Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams     

Darn away ends

Add small buttons, to correspond with the buttonholes 

 

 

Cacey Baby Cardigan Jacket                       Large Premature Baby

 

Requirements:

42 - 45g DK yarn                    4mm needles                          5 small buttons

 

Tension:         

22sts = 4” (10cm)

 

Measurements:

Width:                          14½” (37cm)              

Length:                        7½” (19cm)                

Sleeve length:             4” (10cm)

 

Instructions:

 

Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

Using 4mm needles, cast on 24sts

Knit 6 rows

Work in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl), increasing one stitch at each end of 5th, 11th and 17th rows, until the sleeve measures about 4”                                (30sts)

Next Row:  Cast off 3sts, work to last 3sts, cast off 3sts                        (24sts)

Leave these 24 stitches on a spare needle

 

Work the Main Part

Cast on 81sts

Knit 2 rows

3rd Row:           S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 3 rows

7th Row:           S1, knit to end

8th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

9th Row:           S1, knit to end

10th Row:         S1, knit to end

11th Row:         S1, knit to end

12th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

13th Row:         S1, knit to end

14th Row:         S1, knit to end

15th Row:         S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

16th Row:         S1, knit to end

17th Row:         S1, knit to end

18th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

19th Row:         S1, knit to end

20th Row:         S1, knit to end

21st Row:         S1, knit to end

22nd Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

23rd Row:        S1, knit to end

24th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

25th Row:         S1, knit to end

26th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

27th Row:         S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

28th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

29th Row:         S1, knit to end

30th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

31st Row          S1, knit 17sts, cast off 6sts, knit 32sts, cast off 6sts, k17sts

32nd Row:        S1, k3, p14, purl across 24sts from the first sleeve, purl 33sts from the back, purl 24sts from the second sleeve, purl 14sts from left front, k4                     (117sts)

 

Work the Yoke

1st Row:           S1, knit to end

2nd Row:          S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

3rd Row:           S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k29, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                      (109sts)

4th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

5th Row:           S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                      (101sts)

6th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

7th Row:           S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14             (93sts)

8th Row:           S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

9th Row:           S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13             (85sts)

10th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

11th Row:         S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                                              (77sts)

12th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

13th Row:         S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                                              (69sts)

14th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

15th Row:         S1, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10                                          (61sts)

16th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

17th Row:         S1, k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9                    (53sts)

18th Row:         S1, knit to end

19th Row:         S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 2 rows

Cast off knitwise         

 

Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams     

Darn away ends                     

Add small buttons, to correspond with the buttonholes 

 


Newborn Size coming soon .......... it is being test-knitted at the moment!  


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