Baby Classic Sweater, Sizes 6 Months and 1 Year

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Instructions are written for size 6 months, changes for size 1 year are in parentheses.

Materials—Fleisher’s Wonderized Babyfair, 2 balls; or Fleisher’s Baby Zephyr, 3-fold, 2 balls.

Bucilla Six-Strand for embroidery.
White Knitting Needles, 1 pair each Sizes 1 and 2.

Gauge: 8 sts = 1 inch; 10 rows = 1 inch

Back—With size 1 needles, cast on 76 (80) sts. Work k 1, p 1 ribbing for 12 rows. With size 2 needles, work stockinette st, p 1 row, k 1 row, for 8 ½ (9 ½) ins. Slip on holder. Break yarn.

Right Front—With size 1 needles, cast on 50 (52) sts. Work ribbing for 5 rows.

Buttonhole row—Work 2 sts, bind off 2, work until 4 sts from bind-off, bind off 2 sts, work to end. Cast on 2 sts over each buttonhole in next row. Work as on back until 7 ¾ (8 ¾) ins. above ribbing, repeating buttonholes every 2 1/8 (2 3/8) ins. 3 times, about 20 (22) rows between buttonholes and 16 (18) rows above 4th set of buttonholes, end with p row.

Neck—K 26 (27) sts and slip on holder, k 24 (25). Work 7 rows. Weave 24 (25) sts on needle to 24 (25) sts at right side of back.

Left Front—Work to correspond to right front, omitting buttonholes and shaping neck on opposite side.

Neck Ribbing—Starting at right front edge, slip 26 (27) sts on size 1 needle, join yarn, pick up and k 4 sts on side of neck, k 28 (30) sts of back of neck, pick up and k 4 sts on side of neck, k 26 (27); 88 (92) sts. Work ribbing for 8 rows, repeating buttonholes in 4th and 5th row. Bind off.

Right Sleeve—Starting 4 ½ (5 ¼) ins. above back ribbing, with size 2 needle, pick up and k 54 (58) sts in 8 (8 ½) ins. on armhole edge. Work stockinette st for 5 ¼ (6 ¾) ins.

Dec. row—* K 1, k 2 tog; repeat from * to end; 36 (39) sts. With size 1 needles, work ribbing for 1 ½ ins. Bind off. Work left sleeve to correspond. Sew seams. Turn back 6 sts on each front edge and hem, matching buttonholes. Work buttonholes, working through both thicknesses of hem. Steam. Embroider either design, see charts.


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