Knitted Baby Set, Infants to 6 months, No. 100

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Size: Infants to 6 months

REQUIREMENTS:
YARN: 4-ounces of 3-ply Baby Yam.
NEEDLES: 1-pr. #3 single pointed.
CROCHET HOOK: 1-steel #2.
TRIMMING SILK: 1-ball.

GAUGE: 8-sts to an inch. 12-rows to an inch.

YOKE PATTERN: 1st row: Knit across row. 2nd row: Purl across row. 3rd row: Knit across row. 4th row: Purl across row. 5th row: Knit across row. 6th row: Knit across row.

FEATHER AND FAN PATTERN: Row 1: Knit 2 sts together, 4 times; * yarn over, knit 1, 8 times; knit 2 sts together, 8 times; repeat from * across row, ending with knit 2 sts together 4 times. Row 2: Purl across all sts. Row 3: Knit across row. Row 4: Purl across row. Repeat these 4 rows for the pattern.

SWEATER: Using the #3 needles, cast on 82 sts for the neck edge. 1st row: Knit across row. 2nd row: Purl across row. Beading row: Knit 1, * yarn over, knit 2 sts together; repeat from * across row, ending with k 2 tog, k 1. Next row: Knit across row. Yoke: Knit 16 sts (right front); yarn over, knit 1 (first seam st), yarn over; knit 10 sts (right sleeve); yarn over, k 1 (2nd seam st), yarn over; knit 26 sts (back); yarn over, k 1 (3rd seam st), yarn over; knit 10 sts (left sleeve); yarn over, k 1 (4th seam st); yarn over, knit 16 sts (left front). Next row: Purl across row (including the yarn overs in the previous row). Next row: Knit 17 sts; yarn over, k 1 (seam st), yarn over; knit 12 sts; yarn over, k 1, yarn over; knit 28 sts; yarn over, k 1, yarn over; knit 12 sts; yarn over, k 1, yarn over; knit 17 sts. Continuing in the yoke pattern, make a yarn over before and after each seam stitch (8 increases in a row) on every other row, until you have made 18 yarn over rows (226 sts); ending with the 6th row of yoke pattern.

NOTE: The yarn over row is always worked from the right side of the garment.

SEPARATION: Knit 34 sts of front and place onto a st holder; knit 48 sts (sleeve) and leave on the needle; place the next 62 sts (back) onto another st holder; next 48 sts (sleeve) onto another st holder; and the remaining 34 sts (front) onto another st holder. Sleeve: Working the sleeve first, cast on 4 sts at end of row. Purl back, increasing 16 sts along the row (about every 3rd st); cast on 4 sts at end of row (72 sts). Starting with Row 1 of feather and fan pattern work until the sleeve measures 5 inches from the underarm. Bind off all sts from the right side of work loosely. Sew up sleeve. 2nd sleeve: Knit the sts off st holder onto the needle and work to correspond to the first sleeve.

BODY PART: Place the sts of the first front onto a free needle; tie yarn in at the underarm edge; pick up and knit 8 sts on the 8 sts that were cast on for the sleeve underarm; knit the sts of the back from the st holder onto the same needle; pick up and knit 8 sts on the underarm of the sleeve; knit the sts of the last front on to this needle. Next row: Purl 5 sts, * increase 1 st in the next st, p 2, repeat from * across row; ending with purl 5 sts, (192 sts). Now work in the feather and fan pattern until the piece measures 6 inches from the underarm, or the desired length. Bind off from the right side of work, loosely.

FINISHING: Using the #2 steel hook and yarn, make a row of s c all around the edge of the sweater, keeping the work flat. Do the same around the sleeve edge. Now using the No. 2 steel hook and the silk, make 2 rows of s c all around the edge. Run ribbon through at neck edge.

BONNET: Using the #3 needle, cast on 96 sts and work in the Feather and Fan pattern until the piece measures 5 inches in all, ending with row 2. Next row: * Knit 6 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row, ending with k 2 tog. Knit across next row. 1st dec: * Knit 10 sts, k 2 tog, repeat from * across row, ending with k 2 tog. Purl next row. 2nd dec: * Knit 9 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row, ending with k 2 tog. Purl next row. 3rd dec: * Knit 8 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row. Knit next row. 4th dec: * Knit 7 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row. Purl next row. 5th dec: * Knit 6 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row. Purl next row. 6th dec: * Knit 5 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row. Knit next row. 7th dec: * Knit 4 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row. Purl next row. 8th dec: * Knit 3 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row. Purl next row. 9th dec: * Knit 2 sts, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row. Knit next row. 10th dec: * Knit 1 st, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row. Purl next row. Last dec: Knit 2 sts together across row. Break yarn, leaving 9-inches. Thread a darning needle and sew the center hack together up to where the pattern begins, sew ½-inch more. Neck band: With the right side of the work facing you, pick up and knit 79 sts along the neck edge. Knit 3 rows. Beading row: K 1, * yarn over, k 2 tog; repeat from * across row, ending with k 2 tog, k 1. Knit 4 rows. Bind off all sts. Finishing: Across the front of bonnet finish off with 1 row of s c with yarn, then 2 rows with the silk. Trim with ribbon.

BOOTIES: Using the #3 needles, cast on 48 sts and work in the Feather and Fan pattern until the piece measures 3 inches, ending with row 3. Next row: Purl 16 sts, * p 2 sts tog, p 2, repeat from * 3 times more; purl 16 sts. Beading row: Knit 1, * yarn over, k 2 tog, repeat from * across row, ending with yarn over, k 2 tog, k 1. Purl across next row (44 sts). Instep: Knit 16 sts, place these onto a st holder; knit 12 sts and leave on the needle; place the remaining 16 sts onto a 2nd st holder. On the 12 sts work in the yoke pattern for 24 rows. Break yarn. Place the sts from first st holder onto a free needle, tie yarn in. Pick up and knit with the same needle 12 sts along side of instep; knit across the 12 sts; pick up and knit 12 sts along 2nd side of instep; knit the 16 sts off 2nd st holder. Sole part: 1st row: Purl across all sts. 2nd row: Knit across row. 3rd row: Purl across row. 4th row: Knit across row. 5th row: Knit across row. 6th row-dec: Knit 2 tog, k 24, k 2 tog, k 12, k 2 tog, k 24, k 2 tog. 7th row: Purl across row. 8th row: Knit across row. 9th row: Purl across row. 10th row-dec: Knit 2 tog, k 22, k 2 tog, k 12, k 2 tog, k 22, k 2 tog. 11th row: Knit across row. 12th row: Knit across row. Bind off all sts. Sew up sole and back of bootie. Finish top edge of bootees with one row of s c in yarn, 2 rows with the silk. Run ribbon through at the beading row. Make the other bootie the same way.


Other great patterns from Baby Gems, Volume 100:

Knitting Patterns

Knitted Baby Set, No. 100
Knitted Baby Set, No. 102
Knitted Baby Set, No. 104
Knitted Baby Set, No. 107

Crochet Patterns

Crochet Baby Set, No. 101
Crochet Baby Set, No. 103
Crochet Baby Set, No. 105
Crochet Baby Set, No. 106