Sunday, 26 April 2015

Mimosa Baby Cardigan Jacket


Thought you might like a top-down V-neck for a change .......

 
Mimosa Baby Cardigan Jacket
 




Baby Cardigan Jacket                        3 months

Size:

Width:           18"


Length:         9"


 


Tension: 


22sts = 4" (10cm)


 


Requires:


DK (8ply) yarn for the short sleeved version


4 or 5 small buttons


Using DK yarn and 4mm needles, cast on 26sts

 


1st Row:               K1, yrn, knit to last st, yrn, k1                                                                                     28sts


2nd Row, and every alternate row             S1, purl to last st, k1

 

3rd Row:              S1, yrn, *k2tog, yrn, repeat from * to last st, k1                                                      29sts

 

5th Row:                S1, yrn, k1, yrn, k1, yrn, k2, yrn, k1, yrn, k17, yrn, k1, yrn, k2, yrn, k1, yrn, k1, yrn, k1            39sts

 

7th Row:                S1, yrn, k3, yrn, k1, yrn, k4, yrn, k1, yrn, k19, yrn, k1, yrn, k4, yrn, k1, yrn, k3, yrn, k1            49sts

                                                                                                                                               

9th Row:                S1, yrn, k5, yrn, k1, yrn, k6, yrn, k1, yrn, k21, yrn, k1, yrn, k6, yrn, k1, yrn, k5, yrn, k1            59sts

                                                                                                                               

11th Row:             S1, yrn, k7, yrn, k1, yrn, k8, yrn, k1, yrn, k23, yrn, k1, yrn, k8, yrn, k1, yrn, k7, yrn, k1            69sts

 

13th Row:             S1, yrn, k9, yrn, k1, yrn, k10, yrn, k1, yrn, k25, yrn, k1, yrn, k10, yrn, k1, yrn, k9, yrn, k1       79sts

                                                                                                               

15th Row:             S1, yrn, k11, yrn, k1, yrn, k12, yrn, k1, yrn, k27, yrn, k1, yrn, k12, yrn, k1, yrn, k11, yrn, k1     89sts

 

17th Row:             S1, yrn, k13, yrn, k1, yrn, k14, yrn, k1, yrn, k29, yrn, k1, yrn, k14, yrn, k1, yrn, k13, yrn, k1     99sts

 

19th Row:             S1, yrn, k15, yrn, k1, yrn, k16, yrn, k1, yrn, k31, yrn, k1, yrn, k16, yrn, k1, yrn, k15, yrn, k1    109sts

 

21st Row:              S1, yrn, k17, yrn, k1, yrn, k18, yrn, k1, yrn, k33, yrn, k1, yrn, k18, yrn, k1, yrn, k17, yrn, k1    119sts

 

23rd Row:             S1, yrn, k19, yrn, k1, yrn, k20, yrn, k1, yrn, k35, yrn, k1, yrn, k20, yrn, k1, yrn, k19, yrn, k1    129sts

 

25th Row:             S1, yrn, k21, yrn, k1, yrn, k22, yrn, k1, yrn, k37, yrn, k1, yrn, k22, yrn, k1, yrn, k21, yrn, k1    139sts

 

27th Row:             S1, yrn, k23, yrn, k1, yrn, k24, yrn, k1, yrn, k39, yrn, k1, yrn, k24, yrn, k1, yrn, k23, yrn, k1    149sts

 

29th Row:             S1, yrn, k25, yrn, k1, yrn, k26, yrn, k1, yrn, k41, yrn, k1, yrn, k26, yrn, k1, yrn, k25, yrn, k1    159sts

 

31st Row:              S1, yrn, k27, slip next 29sts on to a stitch holder for the sleeve, k45, slip next 29sts on to a stitch holder for the sleeve, k27, yrn, k1                                                                                                                                    103sts

 

33rd Row:             S1, yrn, k2tog, knit to last 3sts, s1, k1, psso, yrn, k1

34th Row:             S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Repeat the last 2 rows until work measures 8 ½ ” (22cm)

 

Rib ~

Next Row:           S1, yrn, k2tog, p1, *k1, p1, repeat from * to last 3sts, s1, k1, psso, yrn, k1

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

 

Repeat the last 2 rows twice more

Cast off in rib

 

 

Short Sleeve Ribs (both alike) ~

 

Put the 29sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.  Rejoin yarn.

 

1st Row:                                K1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2                                                                                            

2nd Row:               S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

 

3rd Row:               S1, *k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

4th Row:                S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

 

Repeat the last 2 rows once more

Cast off in rib

 

Make the second sleeve in the same way

 

Sew up sleeve seams. Darn away ends

Add small buttons

Use the loops down the front as buttonholes

 

                                                                                             
                  

 

 

Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike

 

 

Put the 29sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.  Rejoin yarn.

 

With right side facing –

 

1st Row:                                Kfb, knit to last st, kfb                                                    31sts

 

Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch 7 rows

 

9th Row:                K2tog, knit to last 2sts, k2tog                                      29sts

 

Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch 7 rows

 

Repeat the last 8 rows twice more                                                           25sts

 

(You can adjust the sleeve length at this point)

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

Next Row:           S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

 

Repeat the last 2 rows twice more

Cast off in rib

 

Make the second sleeve in the same way

 

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms

Darn away ends. Sew on small buttons

Use the loops down the front as buttonholes
 
 
 
Add a cute crochet flower if you like  ~ 
 
Flower:

Chain 3, join with a slip stitch into a ring
Round 1: ch2, make 11tc into ring, slip stitch to join (12sts)
Round 2: ch2, 4tc into same stitch, slip stitch into next stitch, 5tc into next stitch, slip stitch into next stitch, continue around
There should be 6 petals
 
OR
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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6 comments :

  1. Thanks for this. My daughter preferred v-necks even as a very young baby. She would pull at anything that was too tight on her neck. She must have had a strong survival instinct.

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  2. Another lovely pattern marion, thank you so much, I love the yarn you've used xx

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  3. Another adorable pattern, thank you so much

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  4. What wool did you use please it's gorgeous

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  5. Would it be possible for you to put the make of yarn you use for your patterns, in your pattern guide. What you use is just so darn cute, it is irresistible. Thanks so much for all you do for us!

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