Saturday, 24 June 2017

Kensington Baby Jacket


This sweet little jacket is 

In memory of those who lost their lives in Grenfell Tower, Kensington
 
and in tribute to our brave firefighters who gave their all
and witnessed such terrible scenes over the last 10 days. 

There are instructions for 3 sizes -
Large Premature, Newborn and 0 - 3 months
 
Kensington Baby Jacket
 
 
Kensington Baby Cardigan Jacket                    0 - 3 months Baby
Requirements:
 
Around 85g DK yarn           4mm needles                     3 small buttons
 
Measurements:
 
Width:       17" (43cm)                
Length:      9½" (24cm)      
Sleeve length:  5½" (14cm)
 
Tension:
 
22sts = 4" (10cm) over stocking stitch on 4mm needles
 
 
Instructions:
 
Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)
 Using 4mm needles, cast on 27sts
 Work 6 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)

 Work 36 rows in stocking stitch, increasing one stitch at each end of 5th, 11th, 17th and 23rd rows   (35sts)

 The sleeve should now measure about 5½” – you can add more rows if required

 Next Row:  Cast off 3sts, work to last 3sts, cast off 3sts                      (29sts)
 Leave these 29 stitches on a spare needle
 
Work the Main Part
Using 4mm needles, cast on 96sts
Work 7 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)
Row 8:   S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
Change to 5mm needles and work in pattern ~
Row 1:   S1, knit to end
Row 2:   S1, k4, *k2tog, rep from * to last 5sts, k5
Row 3:   S1, k4, *kfb, rep from * to last 5sts, k5
Row 4:   S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
The last 4 rows form the pattern
 
Repeat these 4 rows 7 times more
 
Change to 4mm needles,
41st Row:    S1, knit 21sts, cast off 6sts, knit 39sts, cast off 6sts, k21sts
42nd Row:   S1, k4, p17, purl across 29sts from the first sleeve, purl 40sts from the back, purl 29sts from the second sleeve, purl 17sts from left front, k5                      (142sts)
 
Work the Yoke
1st Row:        S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
2nd Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

3rd Row:        S1, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k36, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20          (134sts)
4th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
5th Row:        S1, k18 k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k34, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19               (126sts)

6th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

7th Row:        S1, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k32, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18          (118sts)
8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
9th Row:        S1, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k30, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17          (110sts)
10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
11th Row:      S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k28, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16          (102sts)

12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
13th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k26, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                    (94sts)

14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
15th Row:      S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k24, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                                        (86sts)
16th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

17th Row:      S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                                        (78sts)
18th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
19th Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                                               (70sts)

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

21st Row:       S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                                                         (62sts)

22nd Row:      S1, knit to end

23rd Row:      S1, knit to end                                                

24th Row:      S1, knit to end
25th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Knit 2 rows
Cast off knitwise      
Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams   
Darn away ends                
 
Add 3 little buttons
 
 
 
Kensington Baby Cardigan Jacket                    Newborn Baby
Requirements:
 
48g – 50g DK yarn             4mm needles                     3 small buttons
 
Measurements:
 
Width:           15½” (39.5cm)                 
Length:         8½” (21.5cm)                                      
Sleeve length:  5” (13cm)
 
Tension:
 
22sts = 4" (10cm) over stocking stitch on 4mm needles
 
Instructions:
 
Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)
 
Using 4mm needles, cast on 25sts
Work 6 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)
Work 30 rows in stocking stitch, increasing one stitch at each end of 5th, 11th and 17th rows   (31sts)
The sleeve should now measure about 5” – you can add more rows if required
Next Row:  Cast off 3sts, work to last 3sts, cast off 3sts            (25sts)
Leave these 25 stitches on a spare needle
 
Work the Main Part
 
Cast on 88sts
Work 7 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)
Row 8:   S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
 
Change to 5mm needles and work in pattern ~
Row 1:   S1, knit to end
Row 2:   S1, k4, *k2tog, rep from * to last 5sts, k5
Row 3:   S1, k4, *kfb, rep from * to last 5sts, k5
Row 4:   S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

The last 4 rows form the pattern
Repeat these 4 rows 6 times more
Change to 4mm needles,
 
37th Row        S1, knit 19sts, cast off 6sts, knit 35sts, cast off 6sts, k19sts
38th Row:       S1, k4, p15, purl across 25sts from the first sleeve, purl 36sts from the back, purl 25sts from the second sleeve, purl 15sts from left front, k5                 (126sts)
 
Work the Yoke
1st Row:        S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
2nd Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
3rd Row:        S1, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k32, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18          (118sts)
4th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
5th Row:        S1, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k30, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17          (110sts)
6th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
7th Row:        S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k28, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16          (102sts)
8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
9th Row:        S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k26, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15          (94sts)
10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
11th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k24, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                    (86sts)
12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
13th Row:      S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                                        (78sts)
14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
15th Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                                               (70sts)
16th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
17th Row:      S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                                               (62sts)
18th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
19th Row:      S1, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10                                                         (54sts)
20th Row:      S1, knit to end
21st Row:       S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Knit 2 rows
Cast off knitwise      
Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams   
Darn away ends                

Add 3 little buttons
 
 
Kensington Baby Cardigan Jacket                  Large Premature Baby
Requirements:
 
38g – 40g DK yarn             4mm needles                     3 small buttons
 
Measurements:
 
Width:          14” (35.5cm)          
Length:         7½” (19cm)                                
Sleeve length:  4” (10cm)
 
Tension:
 
22sts = 4" (10cm) over stocking stitch on 4mm needles
 
 
Instructions:
 
Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)
 
Using 4mm needles, cast on 23sts
Knit 5 rows
6th Row                   Kfb, knit to last 2sts, kfb                         (25sts)
7th Row                   Knit
 
8th Row                   S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows until the sleeve measures about 4”
Next Row:  Cast off 2sts, knit to last 2sts, cast off 2sts              (21sts)
Leave these 21 stitches on a spare needle, or stitch holder
– you can add more rows if required
 
Work the Main Part
 
Cast on 80sts
Work 7 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)
Row 8:   S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
Change to 5mm needles and work in pattern ~
Row 1:   S1, knit to end
Row 2:   S1, k4, *k2tog, rep from * to last 5sts, k5
Row 3:   S1, k4, *kfb, rep from * to last 5sts, k5
Row 4:   S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
The last 4 rows form the pattern
Repeat these 4 rows 5 times more
 
Change to 4mm needles,
33th Row        S1, knit 17sts, cast off 6sts, knit 31sts, cast off 6sts, k17sts
34th Row:       S1, k4, p13, purl across 21sts from the first sleeve, purl 32sts from the back, purl 21sts from the second sleeve, purl 13sts from left front, k5                 (110sts)
 
Work the Yoke
 
1st Row:        S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
 
2nd Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
3rd Row:        S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k28, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                     (102sts)
4th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
5th Row:        S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k26, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                    (94sts)
6th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
7th Row:        S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k24, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                    (86sts)
8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
9th Row:        S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                (78sts)
10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
11th Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                                     (70sts)
12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
13th Row:      S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                                     (62sts)
14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
15th Row:      S1, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10                                     (54sts)
16th Row:      S1, knit to end
17th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Knit 2 rows
Cast off knitwise      
Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams   
Darn away ends                
Add 3 little buttons
 
You will find my matching baby blanket at ~
 
And my matching hat at ~
 

 
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1 comment :

  1. Another lovely pattern. I look forward to trying it.

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