Size 2 and 4 Years
Instructions are written for size 2 years, changes for size 4 years are in parentheses.
MaterialsFleisher’s Casa-Laine Sport Yarn, 2 balls Navy for Pants and narrow stripes on Pullover; or Fleisher’s Sweater and Stocking Yarn, 2 skeins Navy for Pants and narrow stripes on Pullover.
Main color for Pullover, see Bud Outfit, No. 3184.
White Knitting Needles, 1 pair each Sizes 1, 2 and 3.
Gauge: Size 3 needles7 sts = 1 inch; 9 rows = 1 inch
MeasurementsWidth at waistline 19 ½ (20 ½) ins. Length of back from crotch to top 10 (11 ½) ins.
Left Half Of PantsWith size 2 needles and Navy, cast on 80 (92) sts for lower edge. Work stockinette stk 1 row, p 1 rowfor 5 rows.
Next rowwrong sideK, forming a ridge on right side for turning hem. Change to size 3 needles. K 1 row, p 1 row, k 1 row, p 1 row. Begin short rows.
First short rowInc. 1 st in first st, k 7 (9); turn, slip 1, p 8 (10).
3rd short rowK 8 (10), with point of right needle take up st directly below slipped st and slip it to left needle, k this st together with slipped st to prevent hole in work, k 7 (8); turn, slip 1, p 15 (18).
Note:Always work slipped st together with st directly below as in 3rd row.
5th rowInc. 1 st in first st, k 22 (26); turn, slip 1, p 23 (27).
7th rowK 31 (36); turn, slip 1, p 30 (35).
9th rowInc. 1 st in first st, k 37 (43); turn, slip 1, p 38 (44).
Next rowK across row to within 2 sts of end, inc. 1 st in next st, k last st; 84 (96) sts. Work short rows for other side as follows:
First short rowP 9 (11); turn, slip 1, k 8 (10).
3rd rowP 8 (10), p st directly below slipped st together with slipped st, p 7 (8); turn, slip 1, k 13 (16), inc. 1 st in next st, k last st.
5th rowP 24 (28); turn, slip 1, k 23 (27).
7th rowP 31 (36); turn, slip 1, k 28 (33), inc. 1 st in next st, k last st.
9th rowP 39 (45); turn, slip 1, k 38 (44).
Next rowP entire row; 86 (98) sts. Continue stockinette st on all sts. Increase 1 st each side of next row; repeat increases every 2nd row 3 (4) times; 94 (108) sts. Work 3 rows even. Dec. 1 st each side every row 3 times; every 2nd row 3 (4) times; every 4th row 3 (4) times; 76 (86) sts. Work 1 (1 ½) ins. even. Dec. 1 st each side on next row; repeat decreases every 1 ½ (2) ins. twice; 70 (80) sts. Work even until 9 (11) ins. above hemline at center, end with p row.
First short row for back shapingK 35 (40); turn, slip 1, p 34 (39).
3rd rowK 28 (32); turn, slip 1, p 27 (31).
5th rowK 21 (24); turn, slip 1, p 20 (23).
7th rowK 14 (16); turn, slip 1, p 13 (15).
9th rowK 7 (8); turn, slip 1, p 6 (7).
Change to size 2 needles.
Next rowK, decreasing 1 st each side, working slipped sts as before (for size 4, k every 9th and 10th st tog across row); 68 (72) sts. Work k 2, p 2 ribbing for 1 ½ ins. Bind off in ribbing.
Right Half Of PantsWith size 2 needles, cast on 80 (92) sts. Work same as left half until 9 (11) ins. above hemline at center, end with k row.
First short row for back shapingP 35 (40); turn, slip 1, k 34 (39). Working short rows from opposite edge, complete to correspond to left half.
FinishingSew sides of each half together from lower edge to end of increases for legs. Sew longer edges of right and left half together for center back; sew shorter edges together for center front. Turn up hem on lower edge of legs and sew. Steam.
For instructions see see Bud Outfit, No. 3184, working narrow contrasting color stripes with navy yarn as used for pants as follows:
Stripe At Top Of Ribbing On BackContinuing with size 1 needles, p 1 row, k 1 row with contrasting color. Break off. With size 2 needles and main color continue to follow instructions given for see Bud Outfit, No. 3184 to neck ribbing, end with p row.
Back Neck RibbingBefore starting ribbing, with size 1 needles and contrasting color, k 1 row, p 1 row, break yarn. With main color, k 1 row. Work ribbing as given in instructions until 1 in., including stripe. Bind off.
FrontWork stripe at top of ribbing on front same as back.
Front Neck RibbingWith size 1 needles and contrasting color, pick up and k number of sts given in instructions around neck edge. P 1 row. Break yarn. With main color, k 1 row. Work same number of rows ribbing as on back. Bind off.
Cuff StripeWork sleeves to within 2 rows of cuff dec. row, end with p row. With size 1 needles and contrasting color, k 1 row, p 1 row. Break yarn. With main color work dec. row and ribbing as per instructions. Finish as for see Bud Outfit, No. 3184. With navy embroider anchor in duplicate st.
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