Monday, 2 March 2020

BEN Baby Cardigan

I am very happy with this new pattern. One for the boys ! 


BEN Baby Cardigan ~ Newborn  and  6 months



BEN V-Neck Baby Cardigan         Newborn

Size:
Width:                                  16½"
Length:                                 9"
Sleeve Length:                     5½“

Tension:  
22sts = 4" (10cm)

Requires:
DK (8ply) yarn
4mm needles
4 small buttons

Cast on 29sts
1st Row:          K1, kfb, knit to last 3sts, kfb, k2                                                               31sts
2nd Row:          S1, knit to end
3rd Row:         S1, kfb, knit to last 3sts, kfb, k2                                                              33sts
4th Row, and every alternate row              S1, k2, purl to last 3sts, k3
5th Row:           S1, kfb, kfb, k1, kfb, k1, kfb, k18, kfb, k1, kfb, k1, kfb, kfb, k2               41sts
7th Row:           S1, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k20, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k2                    49sts
9th Row:           S1, kfb, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k22, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1,  kfb, kfb, k2             59sts
11th Row:         S1, kfb, k2, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k24, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1,  kfb, k2, kfb, k2     69sts
13th Row:         S1, kfb, k4, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k26, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1,  kfb, k4, kfb, k2      79sts
15th Row:         S1, kfb, k6, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k28, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1,  kfb, k6, kfb, k2     89sts
17th Row:         S1, kfb, k8, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k30, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1,  kfb, k8, kfb, k2     99sts
19th Row:         S1, kfb, k10, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k32, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1,  kfb, k10, kfb, k2                109sts
21st Row:         S1, kfb, k12, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k34, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1,  kfb, k12, kfb, k2               119sts
23rd Row:        S1, kfb, k14, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k36, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1,  kfb, k14, kfb, k2               129sts
25th Row:         S1, kfb, k16, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k38, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1,  kfb, k16, kfb, k2               139sts
27th Row:         S1, kfb, k18, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k40, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1,  kfb, k18, kfb,  k2              149sts
29th Row:         S1, kfb, k22, slip next 28sts on to a stitch holder for the sleeve, k45, slip next 28sts on to a stitch holder for the sleeve, knit to last 3sts, kfb, k2              95sts 
30th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

Body ~
1st Row          S1, k1, yrn, k2tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
2nd Row:          S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4 
3rd Row:           S1, knit to end    
4th Row:           S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4 
Repeat the last 2 rows four times more
13th Row:         S1, k1, yrn, k2tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
14th Row:         S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4
15th Row:         S1, knit to end    
16th Row:         S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4 
Repeat the last 2 rows four times more
25th Row:         S1, k1, yrn, k2tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
26th Row:         S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4
27th Row:         S1, knit to end    
28th Row:         S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4 
Repeat the last 2 rows twice more

Border  ~
Knit 4 rows 
37th Row        S1, k1, yrn, k2tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Knit 2 rows
Cast off knitwise 

Work long or short sleeves
                                                                                                    
Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike
Put the 28sts, 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                                                   30sts
Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch 7 rows
9th Row:           K2tog, knit to last 2sts, k2tog                                         28sts
Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch 7 rows
Repeat the last 8 rows twice more                                                         24sts
 (You can adjust the sleeve length at this point)
Knit 7 rows
Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms
Darn away ends

Sew on 4 small buttons

Short Sleeve Borders (both alike) ~
Put the 28sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.  Rejoin yarn.
Knit 7 rows
Cast off knitwise
Make the second sleeve border in the same way
Sew up sleeve seams. Darn away ends
Add 4 small buttons
BEN Baby Cardigan ~ Newborn 
BEN Baby Cardigan ~ 6 months





BEN Baby Cardigan Jacket                        6 months

Size:
Width:                          18½ "
Length:                         10"
Sleeve Length:            6½“

Tension:  

22sts = 4" (10cm)


Requires:
Around ~ 65g DK (8ply) yarn for the long sleeved version
4mm needles
4 small buttons

Cast on 33sts

1st Row:          K1, kfb, knit to last 3sts, kfb, k2                                                                         35sts
2nd Row:           S1, knit to end
3rd Row:          S1, kfb, knit to last 3sts, kfb, k2                                                                         37sts
4th Row, and every alternate row              S1, k2, purl to last 3sts, k3
5th Row:           S1, kfb, kfb, k1, kfb, k1, kfb, k22, kfb, k1, kfb, k1, kfb, kfb, k2                           45sts
7th Row:           S1, kfb, kfb, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k24, kfb, k1, kfb, k3, kfb, kfb, kfb, k2                                             55sts
9th Row:           S1, kfb, k1, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k26, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1,  kfb, k1, kfb, k2                     65sts
11th Row:         S1, kfb, k3, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k28, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1,  kfb, k3, kfb, k2                     75sts
13th Row:         S1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k30, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1,  kfb, k5, kfb, k2                    85sts
15th Row:         S1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k32, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1,  kfb, k7, kfb, k2       95sts
17th Row:         S1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k34, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1,  kfb, k9, kfb, k2       105sts
19th Row:         S1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k36, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1,  kfb, k11, kfb, k2     115sts
21st Row:          S1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k38, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1,  kfb, k13, kfb, k2     125sts
23rd Row:         S1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k40, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1,  kfb, k15, kfb, k2     135sts
25th Row:         S1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k42, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1,  kfb, k17, kfb, k2     145sts
27th Row:         S1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k44, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1,  kfb, k19, kfb, k2     155sts
29th Row:         S1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k46, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1,  kfb, k21, kfb, k2     165sts
31st Row:          S1, knit to end
33rd Row:         S1, kfb, k25, slip next 30sts on to a stitch holder for the sleeve, k51, slip next 30sts on to a stitch holder for the sleeve, k24, kfb, k2                                    107sts
34th Row:         S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4


Body ~
1st Row          S1, k1, yrn, k2tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
2nd Row:          S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4 
3rd Row:           S1, knit to end    
4th Row:           S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4 
Repeat the last 2 rows five times more
15th Row:         S1, k1, yrn, k2tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
16th Row:         S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4
17th Row:         S1, knit to end    
18th Row:         S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4 
Repeat the last 2 rows fve times more
29th Row:         S1, k1, yrn, k2tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
30th Row:         S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4
31st Row:         S1, knit to end    
32nd Row:        S1, * k3, p3, rep from * to last 4sts, k4 
Repeat the last 2 rows three times more

Border  ~
Knit 4 rows 
43rd Row:             S1, k1, yrn, k2tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Knit 2 rows
Cast off knitwise 


Work long or short sleeves

Long Sleeves ~ Both Alike
Put the 30sts, 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                                                    32sts
Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch 7 rows
9th Row:           K2tog, knit to last 2sts, k2tog                                         30sts
Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch 7 rows
Repeat the last 8 rows twice more                                                         26sts
(You can adjust the sleeve length at this point)
Knit 7 rows
Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms
Darn away ends
Sew on 4 small buttons

Short Sleeve Borders (both alike) ~

Put the 30sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.  Rejoin yarn.
Knit 7 rows
Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way
Sew up sleeve seams. Darn away ends

Add 5 small buttons

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However, please do not copy my patterns

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This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
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6 comments:

  1. you are a star xx I make items for our local NICU unit and this will look lovely xx thank you xx

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  2. Thank you looking forward to knitting them xx

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  4. Thank you. This is a lovely pattern for baby boys. Can you tell me how easy it would be to make this cardigan bigger please? I would like it in 9 months and 12 months, as my great-grandson is growing so fast.

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