Saturday, 19 January 2019

Wave of Light Baby Cardigan Jacket

Babies are beautiful - and what could be nicer than a beautiful new baby in a beautiful little cardigan made with love in every stitch ?! 


Wave of Light Baby Cardigan

Wave of Light Baby Cardigan, Bonnet and Hat



Wave of Light Baby Cardigan Jacket             0 - 3 months Baby

Requirements:

Around 85g DK yarn               
4mm needles                          
3 small buttons


Measurements:

Width:       17" (43cm)                       
Length:      9” - 9½"  (23cm – 24.5cm)          
Sleeve length:  5¼"  (13.5cm)


Tension:

22sts = 4" (10cm)



Instructions:

Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

Using 4mm needles, cast on 27sts

Work 8 rows in garter stitch   (knit every row)

Work 34 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

  •         TOP TIP   To cast off at the end of a row ~


You work across the row until you have 3sts on your left hand needle . Knit the first st, knit the second st, and pass the first over the second. 
Knit the last st and pass the second st over it. You will now have a loop - cut the yarn and pull it through the loop. Easy !  


Work the Main Part

Cast on 98sts
1st Row         S1, knit to end
Repeat this row 7 times more
9th Row         S1, knit to end
10th Row       S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5                                 
11th Row:         S1, k4, *k2tog, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2tog, repeat from * to last 5sts, k5
12th Row:         S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5                                 

Repeat last 4 rows five, six or seven times more ~ (to give a short, medium or long length)
33rd Row:         S1, knit to end
Repeat last row 7 times more

41st Row          S1, knit 22sts, cast off 6sts, knit 39sts, cast off 6sts, k22sts

42nd Row:       S1, k4, p18, purl across 29sts from the first sleeve, purl 40sts from the back, purl 29sts from the second sleeve, purl 18sts from left front, k5                     (144sts)



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, k20, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k25, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k36, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k25, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k21               (136sts)
4th Row:           S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
5th Row:           S1, k19 k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k23, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k34, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k23, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k20               (128sts)
6th Row:           S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
7th Row:           S1, k18, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k21, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k32, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k21, k2tog,  s1,k1,  psso,  k19              (120sts)
8th Row:           S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
9th Row:           S1, k17, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k19, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k30, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k19, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k18               (112sts)
10th Row:         S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
11th Row:         S1, k16, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k17, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k28, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k17, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k17               (104sts)
12th Row:         S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
13th Row:         S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), k11, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k15, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k26, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k15, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k16                        (96sts)
14th Row:         S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
15th Row:         S1, k14, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k13, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k24, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k13, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k15                                                   (88sts)
16th Row:         S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
17th Row:         S1, k13, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k11, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k22, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k11, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k14                                                   (80sts)
18th Row:         S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
19th Row:         S1, k12, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k9, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k20, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k9, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k13                                                     (72sts)
20th Row:         S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
21st Row:         S1, k11, k2tog, s1,k1, psso,  k7, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k18, k2tog, s1,k1, psso, k7, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k12                                                      (64sts)
22nd Row:        S1, knit to end
23rd Row:         S1, k11, k2tog, k7, k2tog, k18, k2tog, k7, k2tog, k12            (60sts)            
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 seams  
Join the underarm area - join the 6 cast off stitches of the body to the 6 cast off stitches at the sleeve tops   (catch together any gaps with a little stitch to join it)
Darn away ends                      
Add 3 little buttons

You will find my matching baby bonnet at ~ 

Or my matching baby beanie hat at ~ 

 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

Copyright © 2018 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
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4 comments:

  1. The patterns are beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing all your beautiful baby patterns.

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  3. Your patterns are stunning. Thank you for sharing them

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  4. Do u have pattern for booties in wave of light n blanket

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