Monday, 7 July 2014

Top down baby cardigan with tiny bows

Tiny ribbon bows make this cute baby cardigan look really pretty
 
short sleeved top down with tiny bows
 
 
long sleeved top down with tiny bows
 


Newborn  DK Baby Jacket    Top down  –  with 4 buttons

 DK yarn
 
Tension/ Gauge:  22sts = 4” (10cm)
 
 
Made with 4mm needles ~ to fit a newborn baby

Width:             16”    (41cm)

Length:            8”       (20.5cm)

Sleeve seam:   4”      (10.5cm)

 


Made with 4.5mm needles  ~ to fit a 3month baby

Width:             17”    (43cm)

Length:            8”       (20.5cm)

Sleeve seam:   4 ½ ”  (11.5cm)
 
 

 
 
Cast on 67sts

 

Row 1              S1, *k1, p1, rep from * to last 2sts, k2

 

Row 2              S1, *p1, k1, rep from * to end

 

Row 3              S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole) *p1,k1, rep from * to last st, k1

 

Row 4              S1, *p1, k1, rep from * to end

 

Row 5              S1, *k1, p1, rep from * to last 2sts, k2

 

Row 6              S1, *p1, k1, rep from * to end

 

Row 7              S1, k3, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k2, inc

                           in next st, k14, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st,

                           k4, inc in next st, k5

 

Row 8              S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 9              S1, k3, inc in next st, k5, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k5, inc in next st, k5

 

Row 10            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 11            S1, k3, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k5

 

Row 12            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 13            S1, k3, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k5

 

Row 14            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 15            S1, k12, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k14

 

Row 16            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 17            S1, k12, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k14

 

Row 18            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 19            S1, k12, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k14

 

Row 20            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 21            S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k9, inc in next st, k16, inc in next st, k9,

                          inc in next st, k16, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k16, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k16, inc in next st, k14

 

Row 22            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 23            S1, k12, inc in next st, k18, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k18, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k18, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k18, inc in next st, k14

 

Row 24            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 25            S1, k12, inc in next st, k20, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k20, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k20, inc in next st, k9, inc in next st, k20, inc in next st, k14

 

Row 26            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Row 27            S1, knit to end

 

Row 28            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 

Divide Row:     S1, k25, slip next 31sts onto a spare needle, k41, slip next 31sts onto a spare needle, k26

 

Row 30            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5        (93sts)

 

Row 31            S1, knit to end

 

Row 32            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5       

 

Repeat last two rows 3 times more

 

Row 39            S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

 

Row 40            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts,

 

Row 41            S1, knit to end

 

Row 42            S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5       

 

Repeat last two rows 6 times more

 

Row 55            S1, *k1, p1, rep from * to last 2sts, k2

 

Row 56            S1, *p1, k1, rep from * to end

 

Row 57            S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole) *p1,k1, rep from * to last st, k1

 

Row 58            S1, *p1, k1, rep from * to end

 

Cast off in rib

 

 

 

Sleeves

 

With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to 31sts of first sleeve

 

 Row 1              K1, purl to last st, k1

 

Row 2              Knit into front & back of first st,  knit to last st,  knit into front & back of last st

 

Row 3              S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Row 4               S1, knit to end of row

 

Row 5              S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Row 6              S1, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1              (31sts)

 

Row 7              S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Row 8              S1, knit to end of row

 

Row 9              S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Repeat the last 4 rows three times more                              (25sts)

 

Next Row:         S1, knit to end of row

 

Next Row:        S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Next Row         S1, *k1, p1, rep from * to last 2sts, k2

 

Next Row         S1, *p1, k1, rep from * to end

 

Repeat the last 2 rows twice more

 

Cast off

 

Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms

Darn away ends

Sew on buttons and tiny ribbon bows

 
 
 
Short Sleeves

Using 4.5mm needles and with wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to 31sts of first sleeve

Rib 6 rows, or garter stitch 6 rows.

Cast off

 

Make the second sleeve in the same way
 

 
 
 
 You will find a similar design - but with one button only at ~

http://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/boy-or-girl-top-down-baby-jacket.html

 

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