Thursday, March 27, 2008

Cardigan for Babies

Bernat Baby softee yarn

G6 hook

 

Size: newborn

 

Chain 36

 

Row 1:

dc in 4th ch from hook and next 3 chs,

3 dc in next ch,

dc in next 5 chs,

3 dc in next ch,

dc in next 10 chs,

3 dc in next ch,

dc in next 5 chs,

3 dc in next ch,

dc in last 5 chs.

ch 2, turn.

rows 2-5: dc in each dc across putting 3dc in center dc of 3dc group below. Ch 2, turn.

 

row 6: dc across to center of first 3dc group, ch 4, skip across to next 3dc, dc in center st and

each st across to center st of 3rd dc group, ch4, skip to last 3dc put dc in center of 3dc group

and across to end. ch 2, turn.

 

 *Armhole construction tutorial*

 

row 7: dc in each dc and chain across. ch 2, turn.

 

rows 8-15: dc in each dc across. Ch 2, turn.

 

At end of row 15, ch 1, work 2 sc in each end stitch up front side of sweater placing buttonholes

where you like. (buttonhole- sc, ch 3, sc in next st)

Work 3 sc in last stitch, sc around neckline, put 3 sc in last st of neck, work 2 sc in each end stitch

down side of sweater, work 3 sc in last stitch and sc across bottom of sweater, put 2 sc in last st and join to first sc. finish off.

 

Sleeves: join yarn to center stitch at bottom on armhole, DC around. Work 8 rows total for sleeves.Row 9, sc around sleeve.

 

 

©2008 Kelly Kearney

 

If you make one of these for a gift please consider making one for charity.

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