Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Perfect Boy or Girl Top Down Baby Jacket - Chunky Yarn


Both the DK (8ply) and the Aran weight (10ply) versions of this little baby jacket continue to be really popular - so I thought I would add a chunky weight version too.  
It is really quick to knit.

Perfect Boy or Girl Top Down Baby Jacket -  Chunky Yarn                 3 months  Baby




 
Requirements:
 
Chunky yarn (or 2 strands of DK knitted together)
 
5.5mm needles
 
6.5mm needles
 
1 pretty button
 
 
Measurements:

Width:             18” (46cm)

Length:            10 ” (25cm)

Sleeve seam:   5 ” (12.5cm)

 

Tension/ Gauge:  14sts = 4” (10cm)

 
 
Using 5.5mm needles cast on 48 stitches

1st Row:  S1, knit to end

Repeat 1st row twice more

4th Row:  S1, knit to last 4sts, k2tog, yrn (makes a buttonhole), k2

 

5th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next 2sts, k7, inc in next 2sts, k11, inc in next 2sts, k7,  inc in next 2sts, k8

 

6th Row:  S1, knit to end

 

Change to 6.5mm needles

 

7th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k8

 

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

 

9th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k8

 

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

 

11th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k8

 

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

 

13th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k8

 

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

 

15th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k8

 

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

 

17th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k8

 

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

 

19th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k8

 

20th Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4 (112 sts)

 

Divide Row:  S1, k16, slip next 24sts onto a spare needle, k30, slip next 24sts onto a spare needle, k17

 

Next Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4            (64sts)

Next Row:  S1, knit to end

Repeat last two rows until work measures 5 ½ “ (14cm) from the divide row, ending after a knit row.

Knit 4 more rows

Cast off loosely

 

Sleeves

Using 6.5mm needles and with right side facing, rejoin yarn to 24sts of first sleeve

1st Row:   Knit to end of row

2nd Row:   S1, purl to last st, k1

3rd Row:   S1, knit to end of row

4th Row:   S1, purl to last st, k1

5th Row:   S1, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, k2tog, k1          (22sts)

6th Row:   S1, purl to last st, k1

7th Row:   S1, knit to end of row

8th Row:   S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 4 rows twice more                            (18sts)

17th Row:   S1, knit to end of row

18th Row:   S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Change to 5.5mm needles, knit 5 rows

Cast off

 

Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms

Darn away ends

Sew on a button          J
 
 

Make this same design in Aran Weight (10ply) yarn ~
 
 
 
 
or in DK (8ply) yarn ~
 
 
 
 
Matching Chunky Yarn  Baby Hat
Tension/ Gauge:  14sts = 4” (10cm)
Size:               3 months baby

Width:            7“(18cm)   14” (36cm) all around 
  

Height:          6½ “(16.5cm)
 
Requirements:
 
Chunky yarn (or 2 strands of DK knitted together)
 
5.5mm needles
 
6.5mm needles
 
Pattern
Using 5.5mm needles cast on 49sts
Knit 6 rows
Change to 6.5mm needles
7th Row:        S1, knit to end
8th Row:        S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows until work measures 4” (10cm) from the cast on edge
 

Shape the top ~

1st  Row:  (K6, K2tog) repeat to last st, k1                               (43sts)                
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th  Rows:     S1, purl to last st, k1
3rd  Row:  (K5, K2tog) repeat to last st, k1                               (37sts)             
5th  Row:  (K4, K2tog) repeat to last st, k1                               (31sts)          
7th  Row:  (K3, K2tog) repeat to last st, k1                              (25sts)

9th  Row:  (K2, K2tog) repeat to last st, k1                               (19sts)
11th Row:  (K1, K2tog) repeat to last st, k1                              (13sts)
12th Row:  (P2tog) repeat to last st, k1                                   (7sts)

 
 


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1 comment :

  1. Hi Can you tell me, are all your patterns for baby knits free downloadable.I enjoy making the ones I have downloaded,You have so many lovely patterns I would like to do more Regards Sheila

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