Tuesday, 9 March 2021

IONA Baby Cardigan Jacket

 

IONA Baby Cardigan Jackets 


Last week I added a new little hat pattern - and I have been really happy with all the lovely comments I have received about it.

So here is the matching cardigan in 4 sizes ~ 

Large Premature/Small Newborn Baby, 0 - 3 months, 3 - 6 months, and  6 – 9 months


IONA Baby Cardigan Jacket    Large Premature Baby/Small Newborn Baby


Requirements:

Around 45g DK yarn          

4mm needles                    

3 small buttons


Measurements:

Width:                    14½ - 15”              

Length:                   8”                

Sleeve length:          4½“

 

Tension:

22sts = 4" (10cm)  over stocking stitch on 4mm needles

 

Instructions:

 

Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

 

Using 4mm needles, cast on 25sts

Knit 6 rows

Work 28 rows in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl), increasing one stitch at each end of 5th, 11th and 17th rows                                                (31sts)

The sleeve should now measure about 4½” – 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 or stitch holder

 

Work the Main Part

 

Using 4mm needles, cast on 87sts

Knit 5 rows

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

7th Row:      S1, k5, *yo, k3, yo, k1, p3, k1 rep from * to last 9sts, yo, k3, yo, k6

8th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:      S1, k6, *sl1, k2tog, psso, k2, p3, k2, rep from * to last 10sts, sl1, k2tog, psso, k7

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

Repeat the last 4 rows six times more

35th Row:      S1, knit to end                                      

36th Row:      S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

37th Row        S1, knit 19sts, cast off 6sts, knit 34sts, cast off 6sts, k19sts

38th Row:       S1, k3, p16, purl across 25sts from the first sleeve, purl 35sts from the back, purl 25sts from the second sleeve, purl 16sts from left front, k4                 (125sts)

 

Work the Yoke


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

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

3rd Row:        S1, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k31, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18                              (117sts)

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

5th Row:        S1, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k29, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17                              (109sts)

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

7th Row:        S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                              (101sts)

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

9th Row:        S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                              (93sts)

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

11th Row:      S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14               (85sts)

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

13th Row:      S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                              (77sts)

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

15th Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                                (69sts)

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

17th Row:      S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                                (61sts)

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

19th Row:      S1, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10                                     (53sts)

20th Row:      S1, knit to end

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

Knit 2 rows

Cast off knitwise      

 

Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams    Darn away ends       Add 3 small buttons

 

 

IONA Baby Cardigan Jacket                        0 - 3 months Baby      


Requirements:

Around 55g DK yarn          

4mm needles                    

3 small buttons

 

Measurements:

Width:                     16½ "          

Length:                   9"     

Sleeve length:          5“

 

Tension:

22sts = 4" (10cm)  over stocking stitch on 4mm needles

 

Instructions:

 

Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

 

Using 4mm needles, cast on 25sts

Knit 6 rows

Work 24 rows in stocking stitch, (one row knit, one row purl), increasing one stitch at each end of 5th, 11th, 17th and 23rd rows                                          (33sts)

Work 8 rows in stocking stitch without any further increases 

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            (27sts)

Leave these 27 stitches on a spare needle or stitch holder

 

Work the Main Part

 

Using 4mm needles, cast on 95sts

Knit 7 rows

8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:        S1, k5, *yo, k3, yo, k1, p3, k1 rep from * to last 9sts, yo, k3, yo, k6

10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

11th Row:      S1, k6, *sl1, k2tog, psso, k2, p3, k2, rep from * to last 10sts, sl1, k2tog, psso, k7

12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat the last 4 rows seven times more

41st Row:       S1, knit to end                                      

42nd Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

43rd Row:      S1, knit 21sts, cast off 6sts, knit 38sts, cast off 6sts, k21sts 

44th Row:       S1, k4, p17, purl across 27sts from the first sleeve, purl 39sts from the back, purl 27sts from the second sleeve, purl 17sts from left front, k5                 (137sts)


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, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k35, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20                                        (129sts)

4th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

5th Row:        S1, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k33, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19                                        (121sts)

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

7th Row:        S1, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k31, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso,  k18                                                 (113sts)

8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:        S1, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k29, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17                                        (105sts)

10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

11th Row:      S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                                        (97sts)

12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

13th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                    (89sts)

14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

15th Row:      S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                                        (81sts)

16th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

17th Row:      S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                                                    (73sts)

18th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

19th Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                                                    (65sts)

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

21st Row:       S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso,  k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k11                                                   (57sts)

Knit 3 rows

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 small buttons


 

IONA Baby Cardigan Jacket                 3 - 6 months Baby                


Requirements:

Around 65g DK yarn          

4mm needles                    

3 small buttons

 

Measurements:

Width:                     17½ - 18"             

Length:                   9½ "            

Sleeve length:          6 “

 

Tension:

22sts = 4" (10cm) over stocking stitch on 4mm needles

 

Instructions:

 

Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

 

Using 4mm needles, cast on 27sts

Knit 6 rows

Work 24 rows in stocking stitch, (one row knit, one row purl), increasing one stitch at each end of 5th, 11th, 17th and 23rd rows                                          (35sts)

Work 14 rows in stocking stitch without any further increases 

The sleeve should now measure about 5¾” – 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 or stitch holder

 

Work the Main Part

 

Using 4mm needles, cast on 103sts

Knit 7 rows

8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:        S1, k5, *yo, k3, yo, k1, p3, k1 rep from * to last 9sts, yo, k3, yo, k6

10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

11th Row:      S1, k6, *sl1, k2tog, psso, k2, p3, k2, rep from * to last 10sts, sl1, k2tog, psso, k7

12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat the last 4 rows eight times more

45th Row:      S1, knit to end                                      

46th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat the last 2 rows once more

49th Row:      S1, knit 23sts, cast off 6sts, knit 42sts, cast off 6sts, k23sts

50th Row:       S1, k4, p19, purl across 29sts from the first sleeve, purl 43sts from the back, purl 29sts from the second sleeve, purl 19sts from left front, k5                 (149sts)

  

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, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k24, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k41, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k24, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22                                        (141sts)

4th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

5th Row:        S1, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k39, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21                                        (133sts)

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

7th Row:        S1, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso,  k37, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog,  s1, k1, psso,  k20                                                (125sts)

8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:        S1, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k35, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19                                        (117sts)

10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

11th Row:      S1, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k33, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18                                        (109sts)

12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

13th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k31, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17                    (101sts)

14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

15th Row:      S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k29, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                                        (93sts)

16th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

17th Row:      S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                                        (85sts)

18th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

19th Row:      S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                                                    (77sts)

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

21st Row:       S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k13                                                   (69sts)

22nd Row:      S1, knit to end

23rd Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog,  s1,k1, psso,  k12                                                   (61sts)                             

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 small buttons

 

 

IONA Baby Cardigan Jacket                      6 - 9  months Baby                


Requirements:

Around 75g - 80g DK yarn            

4mm needles                    

3 small buttons

 

Measurements:

Width:             19" (48cm)             

Length:            10½" (26.5cm)        

Sleeve length:    7" (18cm)

 

Instructions:


Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)


Cast on 27sts

Knit 6 rows

Work 30 rows in stocking stitch, increasing one stitch at each end of 5th, 11th, 17th, 23rd and 29th rows      (37sts)

Continue in stocking stitch (without any further increasing) until the sleeve measures

around 7”     

Next Row:  Cast off 3sts, work to last 3sts, cast off 3sts            (31sts)

Leave these 31 stitches on a spare needle or stitch holder

 

Work the Main Part


Cast on 111sts

Knit 7 rows

8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:        S1, k4, * k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, p3, rep from * to last 10sts, k1, yo, k3, yo, k6

10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

11th Row:      S1, k6, *sl1, k2tog, psso, k2, p3, k2, rep from * to last 10sts, sl1, k2tog, psso, k7

12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat the last 4 rows nine times more

49th Row:      S1, knit to end                                      

50th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat the last 2 rows once more

53rd Row        S1, knit 25sts, cast off 6sts, knit 46sts, cast off 6sts, k25sts

54th Row:       S1, k4, p21, purl across 31sts from the first sleeve, purl 47sts from the back, purl 31sts from the second sleeve, purl 21sts from left front, k5              (161sts)

 

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, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k43, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k24                                        (153sts)

4th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

5th Row:        S1, k22 k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k41, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23                                         (145sts)

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

7th Row:        S1, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k39, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22                                        (137sts)

8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:        S1, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k37, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21                                        (129sts)

10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

11th Row:      S1, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k35, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20                                        (121sts)

12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

13th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (makes a buttonhole), k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k33, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19             (113sts)

14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

15th Row:      S1, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k31, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18                                        (105sts)

16th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

17th Row:      S1, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k29, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17                                        (97sts)

18th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

19th Row:      S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                                        (89sts)

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

21st Row:       S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                                          (81sts)

22nd Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

23rd Row:      S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                                          (73sts)

24th Row:      S1, knit to end

25th Row:      S1, k2tog, yrn, k2, (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 


You will find my matching hat pattern on this link ~ 

https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2021/03/iona-baby-hat.html



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