Monday, March 12, 2007

Kellys Sweater

Simply Soft yarn, size G7 hook

Size ( to make larger use a larger hook)

edited January 2009: I have recently taken measurements of this sweater and compared

to baby size charts and this sweater is larger than I thought, the new size is 6-9 months

not newborn if made with a G hook and Simply Soft yarn.

Here are the measurements of my sweater:

Neckline: 12"

Chest: 19" measured under arm

Sleeves: 4" from under arm to wrist.

Sleeves SHOULD be 5" so add 2 rows to length.

Gauge of my sweater is 4 stitches=1 inch and 2 rows= 1 inch.

Chain 50

Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook and next 4 chs, work 3dc in next ch (corner), dc in next 

6 chs, 3dc in next ch(corner),dc in next 12 chs, 3dc in next ch(corner), dc in next 6chs,

3dc in next ch(corner), dc in last 14 chs. Ch 2,turn.

Rows 2-7: dc in each st putting 3dc in center st of each corner. Ch2, turn.

Row 8: dc in each st to first corner, ch 5, dc in center st of second corner, dc across to center st of third corner,

ch 5, dc in center of fourth corner and each st to end.

Click here to see pictures of how to make armholes (row 8)

Rows 9-19: Ch 2, turn, dc in each st across. (at end of row 19 ch 1)

Edging: work sc up front side placing buttonholes where you want them. Continue sc around neck, down Left side and across

bottom placing 3 sc in each corner. join to first sc, finish off.

* Work 10 rows dc for sleeves and one sc*

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

Row 9, sc around sleeve.

©2010 Kelly Kearney

 

 

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