Boy's Coat Pattern #2021

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Boy's Coat Pattern #2021

Size 2

6 1¼-oz. skeins White or Colors.
1 Pr. Bone Knitting Needles No. 3.
5 Buttons.

Measurements–Length from shoulder 16 inches.
Width all around underarm 24 inches.
Length of sleeve at underarm 8½ inches.

Gauge–6 st = 1 inch.

LEFT FRONT. Cast on 40 sts and work in garter st (K each row) for 1½ inches. Continue in stockinette st working the 10 sts at front edge in garter st for border.
Work even until work measures 4 inches from the beginning.
Next Row–Work buttonhole. K to the last 10 sts, K 4, yarn over, K 2 together, K 4. Continuing garter st border and working a buttonhole every 2½ inches, work until front measures 12½ inches from beginning ending with P row.
Next Row–Bind off 3 sts for armhole then decrease one st every other row 4 times and work 10 rows even. After the last buttonhole is made work 2 rows even.
Next Row–Bind off 10 sts at neck edge then decrease 1 st at neck edge every other row until 18 sts remain. Work 2 rows even.
Bind off 9 sts at armhole edge every other row.
RIGHT FRONT. Work same as left front, reversing the border and armhole shaping and omitting the but­tonholes.
BACK. Cast on 67 sts and work border same as fronts. Continue even in stockinette st until back measures 12½ inches from the beginning.
Next 2 Rows–Bind off 3 sts at the beginning of each row then decrease 1 st each side every other row until 53 sts remain. Work even until armhole measures same as on fronts.
Bind off 9 sts at the beginning of next 4 rows, and bind off remaining sts for back of neck.
SLEEVES. Cast on 20 sts and continue in stockinette st casting on 2 sts at end of every row until there are 48 sts on needle then decrease 1 st at each end of every 7th row until 36 sts remain. Work even until sleeve measures 8 inches from the beginning. Next Row–Decrease after every 6th st and work 10 rows even then work 8 rows in garter st, and bind off.
COLLAR. Work same as collar of Girl's Coat.