Monday, 15 February 2021

Babbity Jacket - Chunky Version

My Babbity Baby Jacket is very popular !  

From month to month, it is always in the 'Top 5' of favourited designs. 

Recently one of the members of my facebook page knitted a chunky version with a hood! It is lovely ! - and too good not to share !  

Chunky Hooded Babbity Jacket

Thank you so much Joanne Loasby for sharing your instructions !  

I know that a lot of knitters will be very happy to knit this :)  



Measurements ~
Size:        22" chest 
Length:    12" 
Sleeve length:  10" =    9“ after turning back the cuff 

Requires ~
2 strands of DK yarn knitted tog (around 330g - 350g)  OR UK chunky weight yarn 
5mm needles
3 buttons 

Instructions ~

Cast on 56sts
Rows 1 & 2     Knit
Row 3            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row
Rows 4,5 & 6         Knit
Row 7          K9, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k10     
Row 8          Knit                       64sts                   
Row 9          K10, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k11
Row 10        Knit                       72sts
Row 11        K11, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k12
Row 12        Knit                       80sts
Row 13        K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k13
Row 14        Knit                       88sts
Row 15        K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k14
Row 16        Knit                       96sts
Row 17        K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), K10, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k15
Row 18        Knit                       104sts
Row 19        K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k16
Row 20        Knit                       112sts
Row 21        K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k17
Row 22        Knit                       120sts
Row 23        K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k18
Row 24        Knit                       128sts
Row 25        K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k19
Row 26        Knit                       136sts
Row 27        K19, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k20
Row 28        Knit                       144sts
Row 29        K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k37, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k21
Row 30        Knit                       152sts
Row 31        K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole ), K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k39, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k22
Row 32        Knit                       160sts
Row 33        K24, slip next 34sts onto a stitch holder, k44, slip next 34sts onto a stitch holder, k24             (92sts) 
Knit 64 rows - work should now measure around 12" - it is easy to adjust the length here 
Cast off

Sleeves ~ Both Alike
Put the 34sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle.  Rejoin yarn.
With right side facing –

Knit 6 rows
Row 7          K2tog, knit to last 2sts, k2tog    (32sts)
Knit 7 rows
Repeat the last 8 rows 4 times more   (24sts)
Knit 28 more rows without any further shaping - work should now measure around 10" - it is easy to adjust the length here  
Cast off knitwise

Make the second sleeve in the same way
Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms
Darn away ends
Turn back cuffs

Sew on buttons


Garter stitch hood (optional) ~

With the Right Side facing, pick up and knit 49sts from the neck cast on - (skipping the first 3sts and last 4sts of the neck cast on)

 

Row 1:             K23, kfb, k1, kfb, k23                         (51sts)

Rows 2, 3 & 4:           Knit

Row 5:            K24, kfb, k1, kfb, k24                         (53sts)

Rows 6, 7 & 8:           Knit

Row 9:            K25, kfb, k1, kfb, k25                         (55sts)

Rows 10, 11 & 12:     Knit

Row 13:          K26, kfb, k1, kfb, k26                         (57sts)

Rows 14, 15 & 16:     Knit

Row 17:          K27, kfb, k1, kfb, k27                         (59sts)

Rows 18, 19 & 20:     Knit

Row 21:          K28, kfb, k1, kfb, k28                         (61sts)

Rows 22, 23 & 24:     Knit

Row 25:          K29, kfb, k1, kfb, k29                         (63sts)

Rows 26, 27 & 28:     Knit

Row 29:          K30, kfb, k1, kfb, k30                         (65sts)

Rows 30, 31 & 32:     Knit

Row 33:          K31, kfb, k1, kfb, k31                         (67sts)

Rows 34, 35 & 36:     Knit

Row 37:          K32, kfb, k1, kfb, k32                         (69sts)

Rows 38 – 55:           Knit

Row 56:          K32, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k32                (67sts)

Row 57:          K31, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k31                (65sts)

Row 58:          K30, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k30                (63sts)

Row 59:          K29, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k29                (61sts)

Row 60:          K28, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k28                (59sts)

Cast off

Sew top of hood

Turn back edge


For the Ombre effect ~ I believe the colour change rows are 37 and 59 for the body 

and 5 and 25 for the sleeves. 


You will find the instructions for my original Babbity Jacket here ~ 

in 4 sizes ....... Newborn, 3 months, 6 - 9 months and 9 - 12 months

https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2015/01/babbity-baby-jacket.html

Babbity Baby Jacket


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

  1. Another fabulous pattern. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.

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  2. cant wait to start knitting this as have just had 3x G grandchildren born and going to make one for each of them . Thanks for sharing Marianna

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  3. can anyone help with sewing the hood please

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  4. This looks great - can anyone tell me what size it would be? I'm guessing 9-12 months, or is it bigger?

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  5. Which size/age is this for? I can't wait to make it

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  6. Thank you for sharing not sure how to save pattern x

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  7. this pattern is a toddler size 2-3 years

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  8. Thank you for sharing, I will make this for greatgrandchild no 20! Just as well I love knitting and my family 😄

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  9. I am a fairy new knitter and would like to try this beautiful pattern but I'm not sure how many skeins of yarn I buy for the colors shown in your picture. Can you help? Thanks.

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