Thursday, 28 April 2016

TUFTY





TUFTY - Finger Puppets






TUFTY           Finger Puppet


DK (8ply) yarn
4mm needles




Cast on 12sts


Knit 10 rows


Stocking stitch 8 rows         (1 row knit, 1 row purl)


K2tog, all across row           6sts


P2tog, all across row           3sts


Cut the yarn (leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up)


Put the tail onto a sewing needle - thread through all 3 stitches, pull up tightly.



Sew up the seam.  Darn away ends. 


Using a length of contrasting yarn, add a little face
 
To make the tuft – cut 3 lengths of yarn each around 2” (5cm)
Thread though a sewing needle, and pull though a stitch at the top of the finger puppet.
Tie in a knot, and trim a little if required.



Tufty Finger Puppets - Made by Jacqui Gould
These wonderful little finger puppets were made by the talented Jacqui Gould - a member of my facebook page.
They are now on their way to Tanzania - where I know they will give a lot of playtime fun.
Thank you Jacqui - what cute donations ! x
 
 


 I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.
 However, please do not copy my patterns
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Monday, 25 April 2016

Meadow Sweet Baby Dress in 2 colours

Although I wrote this pattern over a year ago, I am still enjoying knitting these little dresses.
They really are so sweet !

I recently added premature baby sizes in addition to the original 3months size.
Meadow Sweet Baby Dress in 2 colours - Medium Premature
 
 
You will find the pattern at ~ 



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Saturday, 9 April 2016

Baby Hug Boots

Couldn't decide whether to call these Hug Boots or H'ugg Boots !!

They do look a little like Ugg Boots don't they .... ?

Baby Hug Boots




Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                                    Newborn

Length of sole:     3 ½ ” (9cm)



Requirements:
DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)
3.75mm needles

Instructions:
Make 2 boots the same
Cast on 26sts
Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k9, kfb, ) twice, k2                        30sts
Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k11, kfb, ) twice, k2                      34sts
Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k13, kfb, ) twice, k2                      38sts
Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~
Row 8:                 K1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:                 Knit
Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 11:               Knit
Row 12:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the foot ~
Row 13:               K17, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k17                            36sts
Row 14:               P16, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p16                           34sts
Row 15:               K15, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k15                            32sts
Row 16:               P14, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p14                           30sts
Row 17:               K13, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k13                            28sts
Row 18:               P12, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p12                           26sts
Row 19:               K11, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k11                            24sts

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~
Row 20:               K1, purl to last st, k1

Make the cuff ~
Row 21:               S1, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1
Row 22:               S1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more
Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)

Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole
Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff
Darn away ends
Fold down the cuff


Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                     3 months

Length of sole:     4” (10cm)



Requirements:
DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)
3.75mm needles

Instructions:
Make 2 boots the same
Cast on 32sts
Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k12, kfb, ) twice, k2                      36sts
Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k14, kfb, ) twice, k2                      40sts
Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k16, kfb, ) twice, k2                      44sts
Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~
Row 8:                 S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:                 Knit
Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 11:               Knit
Row 12:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the foot ~
Row 13:               K20, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k20                            42sts
Row 14:               P19, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p19                           40sts
Row 15:               K18, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k18                            38sts
Row 16:               P17, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p17                           36sts
Row 17:               K16, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k16                            34sts
Row 18:               P15, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p15                           32sts
Row 19:               K14, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k14                            30sts
Row 20:               P13, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p13                           28sts
Row 21:               Knit

If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~
Row 22:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Make the cuff ~
Row 23:               S1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3
Row 24:               S1, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more
Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)

Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole
Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff
Darn away ends
Fold down the cuff




Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                     6 months

Requirements:

DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)

3.75mm needles

Instructions:

Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 38sts

Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k15, kfb, ) twice, k2                      42sts

Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k17, kfb, ) twice, k2                      46sts

Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k19, kfb, ) twice, k2                      50sts

Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1



If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~

Row 8:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9:                 Knit

Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows twice



Shape the foot ~

Row 15:               K23, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k23                            48sts

Row 16:               P22, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p22                           46sts

Row 17:               K21, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k21                            44sts

Row 18:               P20, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p20                           42sts

Row 19:               K19, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k19                            40sts

Row 20:               P18, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p18                           38sts

Row 21:               K17, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k17                            36sts

Row 22:               P16, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p16                           34sts

Row 23:               Knit



If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~

Row 24:               S1, purl to last st, k1



Make the cuff ~

Row 25:               S1, k1, p2, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

Row 26:               S1, p1, k2, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 2sts, p1, k1



Repeat the last 2 rows 8 times more

Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)



Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole

Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff

Darn away ends

Fold down the cuff



Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                     9 months

Requirements:

DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)

3.75mm needles

Instructions:

Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 44sts

Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k18, kfb, ) twice, k2                      48sts

Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k20, kfb, ) twice, k2                      52sts

Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k22, kfb, ) twice, k2                      56sts

Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1



If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~

Row 8:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9:                 Knit

Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows twice



Shape the foot ~

Row 15:               K26, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k26                            54sts

Row 16:               P25, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p25                           52sts

Row 17:               K24, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k24                            50sts

Row 18:               P23, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p23                           48sts

Row 19:               K22, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k22                            46sts

Row 20:               P21, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p21                           44sts

Row 21:               K20, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k20                            42sts

Row 22:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 23:               K19, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k19                            40sts

Row 24:               S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 25:               Knit



If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~

Row 26:               S1, purl to last st, k1



Make the cuff ~

Row 27:               S1, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Row 28:               S1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3





Repeat the last 2 rows 10 times more

Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)



Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole

Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff

Darn away ends

Fold down the cuff


_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Premature Baby Sizes

Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                                    Medium Preemie Baby

Length of sole:   3” (8cm) Length of sole:

Requirements:

DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)

3.75mm needles

Instructions:

Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 20sts

Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k6, kfb, ) twice, k2                        24sts

Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k8, kfb, ) twice, k2                        28sts

Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k10, kfb, ) twice, k2                      32sts

Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1


If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~

Row 8:                 K1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9:                 Knit

Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1


Shape the foot ~

Row 11:               K14, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k14                            30sts

Row 12:               P13, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p13                           28sts

Row 13:               K12, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k12                            26sts

Row 14:               P11, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p11                           24sts

Row 15:               K10, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k10                            22sts

Row 16:               P9, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p9                                20sts

Row 17:               K8, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k8                                18sts


If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~

Row 18:               K1, purl to last st, k1


Make the cuff ~

Row 19:               S1, k1, p2, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

Row 20:               S1, p1, k2, *p2, k2, repeat from * to last 2sts, p1, k1



Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)


Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole

Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff

Darn away ends

Fold down the cuff




Baby Hug Boots     Baby H’Ugg Boots                                    Large Preemie Baby


Length of sole:   3 ¼”  (8.5cm)


Requirements:

DK yarn  (in one, or two complementary colours)

3.75mm needles


Instructions:

Make 2 boots the same

Cast on 24sts

Row 1:                 ( K1, kfb, k8, kfb, ) twice, k2                        28sts

Row 2:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 3:                 ( K1, kfb, k10, kfb, ) twice, k2                      32sts

Row 4:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 5:                 ( K1, kfb, k12, kfb, ) twice, k2                      36sts

Row 6:                 S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 7:                 S1, purl to last st, k1


If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the second colour ~

Row 8:                 K1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9:                 Knit

Row 10:               S1, purl to last st, k1


Shape the foot ~

Row 11:               K16, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k16                            34sts

Row 12:               P15, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p15                           32sts

Row 13:               K14, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k14                            30sts

Row 14:               P13, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p13                           28sts

Row 15:               K12, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k12                            26sts

Row 16:               P11, p2tog, p2tog tbl, p11                           24sts

Row 17:               K10, k2tog tbl, k2tog, k10                            22sts


If you are using 2 colours – cut the yarn, and join in and use the first colour again ~

Row 18:               K1, purl to last st, k1


Make the cuff ~

Row 19:               S1, p1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last 4sts, k2, p1, k1

Row 20:               S1, k1, *p2, k2, repeat from * to end


Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

Cast off LOOSELY (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle – I used a 4.5mm needle)


Fold the cast on edge in half and join seam to form the sole

Join the back seam – from the sole to the top of the cuff

Darn away ends

Fold down the cuff


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In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.
 However, please do not copy my patterns
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Thursday, 7 April 2016

Tiny Topaz - Premature Baby Sleeper

These little sleepers are for premature babies - I chose a simple style, as I didn't want to overwhelm a delicate tiny baby with too much decoration.
The addition of some really pretty buttons and ribbon is enough to give a special touch.
Tiny Topaz Premature Baby Sleeper

If you are making these for dolls, then of course you can use any yarn you choose,

but if you are making these for hospitals or charity groups  -
please check with them first to find out if these sleepers are suitable - or if there are any special requirements that you should consider.

I imagine that this little sleeper may be used by a neonatal unit
to give to the bereaved parents of a pre-term baby who do not have clothes that are small enough to fit.
Very tiny babies that are born too soon are very delicate, so it is important that the sleeper is easy to put on - hence the buttons all the way down.

If the gown is to be used in this way then any decoration may be used.

Tiny Angel Sizes can be made by using 4ply yarn instead of DK.

Tiny Topaz Premature Baby Sleeper

 However - if the sleeper is to be used for a premature, small or early baby - you may need to consider important factors .....

for example - yarn with metallic thread is not suitable,
and the hospital may have other requirements about the yarn you use.
Some hospitals prefer self coloured yarn (not the self-patterning yarns that are so popular at the moment). 

Please check first





Topaz ~ Small Premature Baby Sleeper

Size:

Width:                     12"
Length:                    12"


Tension: 

22sts = 4" (10cm)

Requires:

Around 42g of DK (8ply) yarn


6 buttons 









Instructions:

Using 4mm needles, cast on 43sts

Rows 1 & 2     Knit

Row 3             K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row

Rows 4            Knit

Row 5             K7, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k10, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k8

Row 6             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 7             K8, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k12, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k9

Row 8             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 9             K9, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k14, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k10

Row 10            K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 11           K10, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k16, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k11

Row 12           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 13           K11, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k18, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k12

Row 14           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 15           K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k8, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k20, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k13

Row 16           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 17           K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k22, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k14

Row 18            K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 19           K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k24, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k15

Row 20           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 21           K17, slip next 22sts onto a stitch holder, k29, slip next 22sts onto a stitch holder, k17

Row 22            K4, purl to last 4sts, k4                                                           (63sts) 

Row 23           Knit

Row 24           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Repeat last 2 rows once more

**

Row 27            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row

Row 28           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4 

Row 29           Knit

Row 30           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4 

Repeat last 2 rows 4 times more **

Repeat from ** to ** 3 times more

Next Row        K2, * (yrn, k2tog, k1), repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Next Row        K4, purl to last 4sts, k4 

Next Row        Knit

Cast off knitwise


Work long or short sleeves ~ 


Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike
Put the 22sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.

Row 1             Knit 

Row 2             Purl

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

Row 11           Knit

Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way


Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 22sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.

Knit 5 rows

Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve border seams

Gather together underarms, using a length of yarn

Darn away ends

Sew on buttons

Thread a length of satin ribbon through the eyelet holes at the lower edge, and tie in a bow





Topaz ~ Medium Premature Baby Sleeper
         

Size:

Width:              13 "
Length:            13 "


Tension: 

22sts = 4" (10cm)


Requires:

Around 48g of DK (8ply) yarn

6 buttons


Instructions:

Using 4mm needles, cast on 47sts

Rows 1 & 2     Knit

Row 5              K8, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k12, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k9

Row 7              K9, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k14, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k10

Row 8              K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 9              K10, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k16, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k11

Row 10           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 11           K11, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k18, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k12

Row 12           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 13           K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k20, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k13

Row 14           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 15            K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k22, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k14

Row 16           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 17           K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), K10, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k24, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k15

Row 18           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 19           K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k26, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k16

Row 20           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 21           K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k28, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k17

Row 22           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 23           K19, slip next 24sts onto a stitch holder, k33, slip next 24sts onto a stitch holder, k19

Row 24           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4                                                           (71sts) 

Row 25           Knit

Row 26           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Repeat last 2 rows twice more

**

Row 31            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Row 32           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 33           Knit

Row 34           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4 

Repeat last 2 rows 5 times more **

Repeat from ** to ** 3 times more

Next Row        K2, * (yrn, k2tog, k1), repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Next Row        K4, purl to last 4sts, k4 

Next Row        Knit

Cast off knitwise

Work long or short sleeves ~ 


Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 24sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.

Row 1              Knit 

Row 2              Purl

Repeat the last 2 rows 6 times more

Row 15           Knit

Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way


Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 24sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.

Row 1              S1, knit to end        

Row 2             S1, purl to last st, k1

Knit 5 rows

Cast off knitwise



Sew up sleeve border seams

Gather together underarms, using a length of yarn

Darn away ends

Sew on buttons

Thread a length of satin ribbon through the eyelet holes at the lower edge, and tie in a bow



Topaz ~ Large Premature Baby Sleeper             

Size:

Length:                    14"


Tension: 

22sts = 4" (10cm)

Requires:

DK (8ply) yarn

6 buttons


Instructions:

Using 4mm needles, cast on 51sts

Rows  1& 2     Knit

Row 5              K9, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k14, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k10

Row 6             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 7             K10, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k16, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k11

Row 8             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 9             K11, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k18, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k12

Row 10           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 11           K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k20, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k13

Row 12            K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 13            k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k22, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k14

Row 14           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 15            K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k24, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k15

Row 16           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 17           K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k26, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k16

Row 18           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 19           K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k28, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k17

Row 20           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 21            K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k30, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k18

Row 22           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 23           K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k32, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k19

Row 24           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 25           K21, slip next 26sts onto a stitch holder, k37, slip next 26sts onto a stitch holder, k21                                 (79sts)
Row 26           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 27            S1, knit to end

Row 28           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Repeat last 2 rows three times more

**

Row 35           K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Row 36           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 37           Knit

Row 30           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4 

Repeat last 2 rows 6 times more **

Repeat from ** to ** 3 times more

Next Row        K2, * (yrn, k2tog, k1), repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Next Row        K4, purl to last 4sts, k4 

Next Row        Knit

Cast off knitwise


Work long or short sleeves ~ 


Long
 Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Row 1              Knit 

Row 2             Purl

Repeat the last 2 rows 8 times more

Row 19           Knit

Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way


Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 26sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.

Row 1              S1, knit to end        

Row 2             S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 3              S1, knit to end        

Row 4             S1, purl to last st, k1

Knit 5 rows

Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve border seams

Gather together underarms, using a length of yarn  

Darn away ends

Sew on buttons

Thread a length of satin ribbon through the eyelet holes at the lower edge, and tie in a bow





You will find the instructions for matching hats at ~



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