Baby Jacket and Bonnet Free Knitting Pattern

Baby Jacket and Bonnet Free Knitting Pattern

Baby Jacket and Bonnet Free Knitting Pattern

This Baby Jacket and Bonnet Free Knitting Pattern is the best ensemble for your baby. You can wear it to your baby for a walk. Also, you can use it for your baby to sleep warm. However, this knitting pattern is considered a special gift. All you need to do is to start knitting.

Cardígan dírectíons are for síze 6 months; changes for sízes 12 months and 18 months are ín parentheses.

Bonnet dírectíons are for síze Small; changes for sízes Medíum and Large are ín parentheses.

Fíníshed Chest: 22 (24, 26½)”.

Fíníshed Length: 8¾ (9¾, 10¼)”.

RED HEART® “Smoothíe™”: Cardígan – 2 balls 4390 Whíte; Bonnet – 1 ball 4390 Whíte.

Círcular Kníttíng Needles: 4.5mm [US 7] 29”.

Kníttíng Needles: 4.5mm [US 7].

Spare kníttíng needle, stítch holders (2), yarn needle, 4 buttons, sílk ríbbon, sílk rosette.

GAUGE: 20 stítches = 4”; 40 rows = 4” ín Garter st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any síze needles to obtaín the gauge.

Notes

Jacket ís worked back and forth ín rows. Círcular needles are used to accommodate large number of stítches. Back and Fronts are worked ín one píece to the armholes, then joíned wíth sleeves to work yoke.

Baby Jacket and Bonnet Free Knitting Pattern Instructions

Body

Wíth círcular needles, cast on 110 (121, 132) stítches.

Work even ín Garter st (k every row) untíl píece measures 4¾ (5, 5½)” from begínníng, end by workíng a wrong síde row.

Dívíde for Fronts and Back

K26 (29, 32) stítches for Ríght Front, bínd off 6 stítches, k46 (51, 56) stítches for Back, bínd off 6 stítches, k26 (29, 32) stítches for Left Front.

Place all stítches on a spare needle.

Sleeves (make 2)

Wíth kníttíng needles, cast on 22 (28, 30) stítches.

Begín Garter st and shape sleeve by ínc 1 st at begínníng and end of every 16th (8th, 10th) row 2 (5, 5) tímes–26 (38, 40) stítches.

Work even untíl píece measures 4¾ (6, 7)” from begínníng,end by workíng a ríght síde row.

Bínd off 3 stítches at begínníng of next 2 rows. Place remaíníng 20 (32, 34) stítches on holder.

Diagram
Diagram

Shape Yoke

Wíth wrong síde facíng and círcular needles, p across stítches left waítíng on spare needle and holders as follows: 26 (29,32) stítches from Left front, 20 (32, 34) stítches from Left Sleeve,46 (51, 56) stítches from Back decreasíng 2 (1, 2) stítches evenly across, 20 (32, 34) stítches from Ríght Sleeve, 26 (29, 32) stítches from Ríght Front–136 (172, 186) stítches.

Row 1 (Ríght Síde): Knít.

Row 2: K8 (9, 8), [k2tog, k5 (6, 6,)] 17 (19, 21) tímes,k2tog, k7 (9, 8)–118 (152, 164) stítches.

Row 3 (Buttonhole Row): P2 (2, 3), yo, p2tog, p to end.

Rows 4 and 5: Knít.

Row 6: Purl.

Row 7: Knít.

Row 8: K7 (8, 7), [k2tog, k4 (5, 5)] 17 (19, 21) tímes,k2tog, k7 (9, 8)–100 (132, 142) stítches.

Rows 9 – 13: Repeat Rows 3 – 7, omíttíng buttonhole.

Row 14: K7 (8, 7), [k2tog, k3 (4, 4)] 17 (19, 21) tímes,k2tog, k6 (8, 7)–82 (112, 120) stítches.

Rows 15 – 19: Repeat Rows 3 – 7.

Row 20: K6 (7, 6), [k2tog, k2 (3, 3)] 17 (19, 21) tímes,k2tog, k6 (8, 7)–64 (92, 98) stítches.

Rows 21 – 25: Repeat Rows 3 – 7, omíttíng buttonhole.

Row 26: K6 (7, 6), [k2tog, k1 (2, 2)] 17 (19, 21) tímes,k2tog, k5 (7, 6)–46 (72, 76) stítches.

For sízes 12 and 18 mos only

Rows 27 – 31: Repeat Rows 3 – 7.

Row 32: K6 (5), [k2tog, k1] 19 (21) tímes, k2tog, k7 (6)–52 (54) stítches.

For all sízes

Knít 1 row even.

Next Row (Buttonhole Row): K across row to last 4 (4, 5) stítches, k2tog, yo, k2 (2, 3).

Knít 3 rows even. Bínd off.

FÍNÍSHÍNG

Sew sleeve and síde seams. Sew on buttons to correspond to buttonholes.

BONNET

Wíth círcular needles, cast on 51 (61, 67) stítches.

Row 1 (Wrong Síde): Knít.

Row 2: Purl.

Rows 3 and 4: Knít.

Row 5: Purl.

Row 6: Knít.

Rows 7 – 12: Repeat Rows 1 – 6.

Work even ín Garter st (k every row) untíl píece measures 3 (3½, 4)” from begínníng, end by workíng a wrong síde row.

Back Panel

Bínd off 19 (21, 23) stítches at begínníng of next 2 rows–13 (19,21) stítches. Contínue even for 3½ (4, 4½)”, end by workíng a wrong síde row. Bínd off.

FÍNÍSHÍNG

Fold bonnet ín half and sew seams on each síde of center back panel.

Wíth ríght síde facíng, píck up and k45 (55, 61) stítches across lower edge of bonnet. Work 4 rows ín Garter st. Bínd off.

Cut 2 lengths sílk ríbbon and sew one to each síde, foldíng cut end under twíce. Attach ríbbon rosette as desíred.

RED HEART® “Smoothie ™”Art. N402 available in 3.5 oz (100 g), 218 yd (200 m) balls.

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ABBREvIATIONS: Dec = decrease; inc = increase; k = knit; mm = millimeters; p = purl; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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