Monday, 17 May 2021

Eliza Baby Cardigan

 

Eliza Baby Cardigan

This is a very sweet little Baby Cardigan with a cute peplum.  

Perfect for warm days !  


Eliza Baby Jacket                       for a newborn baby 

 

Size:
Width:      16"

Length:     8½"

Tension: 

22sts = 4" (10cm)


Requires:
Around   48 - 50g of DK (8ply) yarn

4mm needles

4 buttons


Pattern:

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~

Cast on 64sts


Rows 1 & 2     Knit
Row 3            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row
Rows 4 & 5    Knit
Row 6           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 7           K11, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k12

Row 8           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 9           K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k13

Row 10         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 11         K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k14

Row 12         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 13         K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k15

Row 14         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 15         K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k16

Row 16         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 17         K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k17

Row 18         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 19         K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k18

Row 20         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 21         K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k19

Row 22         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 23         K19, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k20

Row 24         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 25         K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k37, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k21

Row 26         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 27         K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k39, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k22

Row 28         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Row 29         K24, slip next 30sts onto a stitch holder, k44, slip next 30sts onto a stitch holder, k24          

Row 30         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4                 (92sts) 
Row 31         Knit

Row 32         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Repeat the last 2 rows three times more


Row 39         K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row

Row 40         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 41         Knit

Row 42         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 43         K4, Knit into front & back of every stitch until the last 5sts, k5                  (175sts)

Row 44         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 45         Knit

Row 46         K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

Knit 5 rows

Cast off knitwise       

 


Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

Put the 30sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.

With right side facing –

 

Row 1           Knit into front & back of first st, knit to last st,  knit into front & back

Row 2           S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 3           Knit

Row 4           S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat last 2 rows once more

Knit 5 rows
Cast off knitwise


Make the second sleeve in the same way


Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms

Darn away ends

Sew on buttons

 

 

 

Eliza Baby Jacket               for a baby of around 3 - 6 months

 

Size:
Width:                          18½"

Length:                         9½ "

 

Tension: 

22sts = 4" (10cm)

 

Requires:

Around   70g of DK (8ply) yarn

4mm needles

4 buttons

 

Pattern:

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~

Cast on 68sts

Rows 1 & 2      Knit
Row 3              K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row
Row 4              Knit

Row 5              K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k5, kfb, k1, kfb, k13

Row 6              K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                       (76sts)

Row 7              K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k7, kfb, k1, kfb, k14

Row 8              K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                       (84sts)

Row 9              K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k15

Row 10            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                       (92sts)

Row 11            K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k16

Row 12            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                       (100sts)

Row 13            K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k17

Row 14            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 15            K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k18

Row 16            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 17            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k14, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k19

Row 18            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 19            K19, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k20

Row 20            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 21            K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k37, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k21

Row 22            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 23            K21, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k39, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k22

Row 24            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 25            K22, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k41, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k23

Row 26            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 27            K23, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k43, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k24

Row 28            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 29            K24, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k45, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k25

Row 30            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 31            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole),k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k47, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k26                       (180sts)

Row 32            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 33            Knit

Row 34            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 35            K28, slip next 36sts onto a stitch holder, k52, slip next 36sts onto a stitch holder, k28                 
Row 36            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5                         (108sts)  

Row 37            Knit

Row 38            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat the last 2 rows three times more

Row 45            K2, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row

Row 46            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 47            Knit

Row 48            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat the last 2 rows once more

Row 51            K4, kfb, k1, (kfb 5 times, k1)  until the last 6sts, kfb, k5                        (190sts)

 

Row 52            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 53            Knit

Row 54            K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat the last 2 rows 5 times more

Knit 5 rows

Cast off knitwise

 

 

Short Sleeves ~ Both Alike

 

Put the 36sts, left on a stitch holder, back on to a knitting needle. Rejoin yarn.

 

With right side facing –

Row 1              S1, knit to end of row

Row 2              S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows three times more

Knit 5 rows

Cast off knitwise

 

Make the second sleeve in the same way

 

Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms

Darn away ends

Sew on buttons

You will find small sizes - for preemie babies or baby dolls - on this link ~

https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2021/05/little-eliza-preemie-baby-or-baby-doll.html

Little Eliza Preemie Baby Cardigan



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7 comments:

  1. Thanks for this adorable pattern!
    If I wanted to make this with long sleeves, how should I modify the pattern?

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    1. Use the pattern for the sleeves from one of my long-sleeved cardigans (for the appropriate age/size.) M

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  2. Wow!! Such a lovely pattern.

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  3. Thank you for the pattern, now I can knit more for the premmies.

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  4. would look great with a little mop cap type hat love your patterns thak you so much xXx

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  5. Is there a mistake after 4th buttonhole row on 3-6 mth size? It says k4 on purl rows when previous purl rows have been k5?

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  6. Thank you for this lovely pattern! I’ve just knitted it for my granddaughter.

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