Surplice Sweater No. 4308

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

6 Months


3-1 oz. Balls Blue or any Color desired and "STAR" Six Strand Mercerized Embroidery Cotton, Article 50.
2 yds. each of Pink, Green and Yellow.
1 pr. Bone Knitting Needles No. 3.
2 Buttons, 2 Snap Fasteners.

BACK: Cast on 68 sts and work in ribbing of K 2, P 2 for 2 inches.
Change to stockinette st (K 1 row, P 1 row) and work even until work measures 6 inches from beginning.
Next 8 Rows. Cast on 7 sts at the beginning of each row for sleeves, then work even for 3 inches ending with the P row.
Next Row. K 51 sts and place on a stitch holder, bind off next 22 sts for back of neck, K remaining 51 sts.
Next Row. * P to within the last 4 sts, K the last 4 sts, turn.
Next Row. K 4, increase in next st, K to end of row.
Repeat from * until sleeve measures 6 inches at wrist edge thus making a border of 4 sts and increasing in 5th st of each K row at neck edge.
Bind off 7 sts at sleeve edge every other row 4 times and continue increasing in every K row at front edge.
Work even at underarm and continue increasing at front edge until front measures same as back to the ribbing, ending at front edge and having an even number of sts on needle.
Cast on 4 sts at front edge (band for fastener) and work in ribbing of K 2, P 2 for 2 inches, bind off.
Pick up sts from st holder and beginning at neck edge K 4, P across remainder of row.
Next Row. K to within the last 6 sts at neck edge, increase in next st, K 5.
Next Row. K 4, P across remainder of row. Repeat the last 2 rows until sleeve measures 6 inches at wrist edge.
Bind off sleeve same as other sleeve and work remainder of front to correspond with opposite front always in­creasing in the 6th st from front edge in each K row, bind off.

CUFFS: Pick up 10 sts at lower edge of sleeve and work in ribbing of K 2, P 2 for 1½ inches, bind off.
Press work under a damp cloth.
Sew underarm and sleeve seams.
Crochet a row of s c around back of neck.
Fold right side over left side and crochet 2 loops on right side at waist line for buttonholes. Sew Buttons in posi­tion. Finish left side at waist line with snap fasteners. Embroider flowers in Pink using a lazy daisy stitch and having a Yellow French knot in center of each flower. Arrange as desired. The leaves are embroidered in Green using a lazy daisy stitch. Stems are embroidered in out­line st.

Other great patterns from Baby Book, Star Book No. 43:

Knitting Patterns

2 Piece Suit
Knitted Soakers I
Knitted Soakers II
House Coat
Surplice Sweater
Smocked Sweater
Knitted Set
Legging Suit, Cap & Mittens
Infant's Shoulderette

Crochet Patterns

Crocheted Soakers
Crocheted Baby Set
Child's Sweater
Puff Stitch Baby Set
Mr. Duck
Puff Stitch Bunting