Crafts by Starlight
Materials: Circular Knitting Needle, size 4 mm, and 1 Skein; Bernat Softee Baby yarn – Baby Pink Marl, 6 white buttons,
This knit sweater is simple and fun. The given size fits a 2T. I would make a great baby shower gift.
Base: CO 87 sts
Rib Row 1: K5, *P1, K1, Rep from * to last 5 sts, K5
Rib row 2: K5, *K1, P1, Rep from * to lat 5 sts, K5
Body; neck and shoulders
Row 1: (button hole) K2, YO, K2tog, k2, K1, SL 1 as if to P, K1, YO, PSSO both K and YO, K9, place marker, K12, place marker, K27, place marker, K 12, place marker, K 9, SL 1 as if to P, K1, YO, PSSO both K and YO, K6.
Row 2: K5, P across row to last 5 sts, K5. Make sure to keep markers in their places.
Row 3: K6, SL as if to P, K1, YO, PSSO, both K and YO,* K to 1 of next marker, inc in next st, SL marker over, K1, inc in next st, rep three more times from * K till last 8 sts, SL as if to P, K1, YO, PSSO both K and YO, K6.
Row4: K5, P across until last 5 sts, K5
Repeat Rows 3 and 4 until it measures 4 ½” from body row 1 and Place a button hole every 1 ½”
(Around 213 stitches)
Row 1: K5 P to first marker plus P2 and put on a holder, K across sleeve to next marker and put sleeve on marker, P across back to next marker plus P2 and put on holder, K across right sleeve to marker keep this on your needles and put the right front on holders.
Working Right Sleeve:
Row 1 K across (This row has already been done on Dividing row)
Row 2: Purl across (start this row)
Rows 3-6 Rep rows 1 and 2
Row 7- 12: P across
Rows 13-34 Rep Rows 1-2 till sleeve measures 5”
Row 1: K1, P1 across
Row 2: K1, P1 across for 1 ½”
Work Left Sleeve:
Repeat right sleeve remember row 1 has already been done for you. Attach yarn to left sleeve as to P.
Finish Right side panel from dividing row by P to last sts, K5,
Take all sts of the holders (Right front, Back, and Left front) and put them back onto the knitting needles.
Rows 1-6: K5, P across to last 5 sts, K5
Row 7: K5,* K1, SL 1, K1, YO, PSSO, rep across to last 6 sts, K 6
Row 8: K5, P across to last 5 sts, K5.
Row 9: K6,* SL as if to P, K1, PSSO, K1, Rep from * across to last 5 sts, K5
Row 10: K5, P to last 5 sts, K 5
Rep rows 9 and 10 until 4 1/2” in length (measure from under the arm).
Row 1: K1, P1 across
Row 2: K1 P1 across for 1 ½”
Crochet Edging around sides and neck,
Connect yarn to right side, bottom corner of jacket so to work toward the collar of jacket.
Ch1, *sk equivalent to 2 crochet spaces (slightly larger than Knit spaces) 5 DC in next sp, sk equivalent to 2 sp, SL in next, Repeat from * around except for the collar corners, where you should 3 SC all in corner space.
Optional: Crochet flower appliqué. The flower appliqué used on this sweater can be found here at craftown.