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Baby Sport Cozy Posie Dress

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Bernat

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Big Ball Baby Sport™ (12.3 oz; 1256 yds):
    Sizes                                       6 12 18 24 mos
    Main Color (MC) Baby Grey 1  1   1   1 ball
    Contrast A
    Blossom                1  1   1   1 ball
    Contrast B Baby Green           1  1   1   1 ball

  • Size U.S. 6 circular knitting needle 24" long
  • Sizes U.S. 5 and U.S. 6 knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch marker
  • 4 stitch holders
  • 2 buttons
  • 1-1/2 yds of satin ribbon

DIRECTIONS:

Gauge
22 sts and 30 rows = 4" with larger needles in stocking st.

SIZES
To fit chest measurement
6 mos
17"
12 mos
18"
18 mos 19"
24 mos
21"

Finished chest
6 mos
18"
12 mos 19-1/2"
18 mos 21"
24 mos 22-1/2"

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
DRESS
Note:
Body of Dress is worked in one piece to armholes.

With MC and circular needle, cast on 152 (160-176-184) sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
**1st rnd: Purl.
2nd rnd: Knit.
3rd rnd: Purl.
4th rnd: *K2tog. yo. Rep from * around.
5th rnd: Purl.
6th rnd: Knit.
7th rnd: Purl.**
8th to 13th rnds: Knit.

Note: When working with 2 colors in rnd, carry color not in use loosely across WS of work. The colors are never twisted around one another.

Proceed in Flower Border as follows:
1st rnd: *With MC, K3. With B, K1. Rep from * around.
2nd rnd: *With MC, K3. With B, P1. Rep from * around.
3rd and 4th rnds: As 1st and 2nd rnds.
5th rnd: With B, knit.
6th rnd: With B, *K1. P1. Rep from * around. Break B.
7th rnd: *With MC, K3. With A, MB. Rep from * around.
8th rnd: With MC, knit.
9th rnd: With MC, K2. *With A, MB. With MC, K1. With A, MB. With MC, K5. Rep from * to last 6 sts. With A, MB. With MC, K1. With A, MB. With MC, K3. Break A.
10th to 12th rnds: With MC, knit.

With MC, proceed in Eyelet Pat as follows:
1st rnd: *P1. K1. P1. K5. Rep from * around.
2nd rnd: K1. *P1. K7. Rep from * to last 7 sts. P1. K6.
3rd rnd: *P1. yo. P2tog. K5. Rep from * around.
4th to 7th rnds: Knit.
8th rnd: K4. *P1. K1. P1. K5. Rep from * to last 4 sts. (P1. K1) twice.
9th rnd: K5. *P1. K7. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P1. K2.
10th rnd: K4. *P1. yo. P2tog. K5. Rep from * to last 4 sts. P1. yo. P2tog. K1.
11th to 14th rnds: Knit.
These 14 rnds form Eyelet Pat.

Cont in Eyelet Pat until work from beg measures approx 9 (10½-12-13)", ending on a 6th or 13th rnd of pat.
Next rnd (Dec rnd): *K2tog. K1. Rep from * to last 8 (7-8-4) sts. (K2tog) 4 (1-4-0) time(s). K0 (5-0-4). 100 (108-116-124) sts.
Rep from ** to ** as given for lower edge above. Break MC.
With A, knit 4 rnds.

Divide for raglan armholes: Next rnd: (RS). Cast off 2 sts. K48 (52-56-60) (Front). Cast off 2 sts. Knit to end of rnd.

Back: Working back and forth across needle in rows, cont on last 48 (52-56-60) sts.
***Next row: Purl.
Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. ssk. K2.
Beg with a purl row, work 3 rows even.
Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. ssk. K2.
Next row: Purl.***
Rep last 2 rows 11 (12-14-15) times more. Leave rem 22 (24-24-26) sts on a st holder.

Front: With WS facing, join A to 48 (52-56-60) sts.
Rep from *** to *** as given for Back.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (6-8-9) times more. 32 (36-36-38) sts.

Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. K7 (9-9-9) (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
2nd row: P2tog. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
4th row: Purl.
Rep 3rd and 4th rows 1 (2-2-2) time(s) more. 5 sts.

Next row:
K1. (K2tog) twice. 3 sts.
Next row:
P3.
Next row: K1. K2tog. 2 sts.
Next row: P2.
Next row: K2tog. Fasten off.

With RS facing, slip next 10 (10-10-12) sts onto a st holder. Join A to rem sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. ssk. K2.
2nd row: Purl to last 2 sts. P2tog.
3rd row: K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. ssk. K2.
4th row: Purl.
Rep 3rd and 4th rows 1 (2-2-2) time(s) more. 5 sts.

Next row: K2tog. ssk. K1. 3 sts.
Next row:
P3.
Next row: ssk. K1. 2 sts.
Next row: P2.
Next row: ssk. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
With A and pair of smaller needles, cast on 35 (37-41-43) sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd and 3rd rows: Knit.
4th row: *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th to 7th rows: Knit, inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 39 (41-45-47) sts.

Change to larger needles and work 2 rows in stocking st.

Shape raglans: Cast off 1 st at beg of next 2 rows. 37 (39-43-45) sts.
Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. ssk. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 13 (14-16-17) times more. Leave rem 9 sts on a st holder.

FINISHING
Sew front and left back raglan seams. Place markers on right back raglan edges 2" down from top edge. Sew right back raglan seam to markers, leaving open for buttonhole band.

Neckband: With RS facing, A and smaller needles, K22 (24-24-26) from Back st holder, dec 2 sts evenly across. K9 from left sleeve st holder, dec 1 st at center. Pick up and knit 9 (10-10-10) sts down left front neck edge. K10 (10-10-12) from Front st holder, dec 1 st at center. Pick up and knit 9 (10-10-10) sts up right front neck edge. K9 from right sleeve st holder, dec 1 st at center. 63 (67-67-71) sts.
1st to 3rd rows: Knit.
4th row: *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th and 6th rows: Knit.
Cast off knitwise (WS).

Back Raglan Buttonhole Band:
With RS facing, A and smaller needles, pick up and knit 13 sts down side of neckband and open edge of right back sleeve, then pick up and knit 13 sts up open edge of right back. 26 sts.
Next row: (WS). K15. Cast off 2 sts. K5. Cast off 2 sts. K2.
Next row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Sew buttons on band to correspond to buttonholes.
Thread ribbon through eyelet rnd as shown in picture, having ends meet at center front.
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx
= Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
MB = (Make Bobble). [(K1. P1) 3 times. K1] all in next stitch. Slip 6th, 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st stitches separately over 7th stitch. 1 stitch remains-bobble complete.
Pat = Pattern
P = Purl
P2tog = Purl next 2 stitches together
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right side
Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side
Yo = Yarn over

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