Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Gentle Breeze Baby Jacket


" Love, like air, is soft .......  and although unseen .......... caresses like a gentle breeze"
 
Gentle Breeze Baby Jacket


Gentle Breeze Baby Jacket             0 – 3 months baby

 
Requirements:

60g DK yarn

4mm needles

3 small buttons

 

Measurements:

Width:                               17”  (43cm)

Length:                             9 “ (23cm)

Sleeve length:                   5” (13cm)

 

Instructions:


Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

Cast on 22sts      

Knit 6 rows

**

7th Row:        S1, knit to end

8th Row:        S1, purl to last st, k1

9th Row:        S1, kfb, knit to last 3sts, kfb, k2                        (24sts)         

10th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

11th Row:      S1, knit to end

12th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

13th Row:      S1, knit to end

14th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1    **

Repeat from ** to ** three times more                                   (30sts)

39th Row:      S1, knit to end

40th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

The sleeve should now measure about 5” (it is easy to adjust the length here)

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

Leave these 24 stitches on a spare needle, or stitch holder

 

Work the Main Part

Cast on 93sts

Knit 6 rows

Now work in pattern ~

Row 1:                    S1, k4, * k2tog, k2, kfb, kfb, k3, s1, k1, psso, k1, repeat from * to last 4sts, k4

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

Repeat the last 2 rows twice more

Rows 7 – 10:           S1, knit to end

The last 10 rows form the pattern

Repeat these 10 pattern rows twice more

Row 37:                  S1, k4, * k2tog, k2, kfb, kfb, k3, s1, k1, psso, k1, repeat from * to last 4sts, k4

Row 38:                  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

Repeat the last 2 rows twice more

43rd Row:      S1, knit 21sts, cast off 6sts, knit 36sts, cast off 6sts, k21sts

44th Row:      S1, k3, p18, purl across 24sts from the first sleeve, purl 37sts from the back, purl 24sts from the second sleeve, purl 18sts from left front, k5                        (129sts)

 
Work the Yoke

1st Row:        S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

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

3rd Row:        S1, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k33, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20                  (121sts)

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

5th Row:        S1, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k31, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19                  (113sts)

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

7th Row:        S1, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k29, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18                  (105sts)

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

9th Row:        S1, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17                  (97sts)

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

11th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                    (89sts)

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

13th Row:      S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                  (81sts)

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

15th Row:      S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                    (73sts)

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

17th Row:      S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1,  k1, psso, k6, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                   (65sts)

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

19th Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                    (57sts)

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

21st Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 4 rows

Cast off knitwise

Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams.  Darn away ends.  Add 3 little buttons
 
Gentle Breeze Baby Jacket
 
 
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4 comments :

  1. I really do prefer top-down sweaters, but at least this one joins the sleeves to the body so there are not pieces to be sewn together at the end.

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  2. Beautiful. Have you a pattern for larger sizes ? 12 months ?

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  3. I'll be trying this one out for our local charity knitting group. Thanks for this it's really pretty.

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