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Knit Seven Seas Sweater Set

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand items:
  • Babysoft yarn: Bluebell 1 (2, 2) balls (A)
  • Microspun yarn: Turquoise 2 (3, 3) balls (B); Lime 1 (1, 2) balls (C) -or- colors of choice
  • Knitting needles Size 9 [5.5 mm]
  • Stitch holders
  • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • 4 buttons, 3/4" diameter

SIZE: 9 months (18 months, 3 years)
Finished Chest 24"(26, 28)

GAUGE: 15 sts = 4" in Garter st (k every row) with 1 strand of A and 1 strand of B held tog.
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

ABBREVIATIONS:

beg = begin(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increase(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over

DIRECTIONS:

STRIPE PATTERN:

Rows 1-6: Work in Garter st with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.

Rows 7-10: Work in Garter st with 1 strand each of A and C held tog.

Repeat Rows 1-10 for Stripe Pattern.

SWEATER:

With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 45 (49, 53) sts. Knit 4 rows. Beg on next row, work in Stripe

Pattern until piece measures 4 (4-1/2, 5) in. from beg, end with a WS row.

SHAPE SLEEVES:

Inc 1 st at each end of every RS row 18 (20, 22) times - 81 (89, 97) sts. Piece should measure approximately 9 (10, 11) in. from beg.

SHAPE CUFFS:

Cast on 8 (8, 10) sts at end of next 2 rows - 97 (105, 117) sts. Work even in Garter st and Stripe Pattern for 3 (3-1/2, 4) in.

SHAPE BACK NECK

Next Row: K 40 (44, 49) sts and slip onto a holder for Right Front, bind off next 17 (17, 19) sts, k rem 40 (44, 49) sts for Left Front.

SHAPE LEFT FRONT:

Continue even on Left Front sts for 4 rows. Inc 1 st at neck edge on every RS row 3 (3, 4) times - 43 (47, 53) sts.

Next Row: Cast on 2 sts at neck edge - 45 (49, 55) sts. Work even for one row. Next Row: Cast on 6 sts at neck edge - 51 (55, 61) sts. Work even until cuff measures 6 (7, 8) in. Bind off 8 (8, 10) cuff sts - 43 (47, 51) sts. Dec 1 st at side edge every RS row 18 (20, 22) times - 25 (27, 29) sts. Work even until Left Front is same length as Back. Bind off all sts. Count ridges on Left Front and place 4 buttons evenly spaced between ridges on Left Front opening edge.

SHAPE RIGHT FRONT:

Attach yarn to Right Front sts at neck edge. Work to correspond to Left Front, reversing shaping and working buttonholes (opposite markers) as foll: work to 4 sts from end of row, (k2tog, yo) for buttonholes, k 2 (Front opening edge).

FINISHING:

Sew side and Sleeve seams. Fold cuff back. Sew on buttons. Weave in ends.

HAT:

With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 60 (66, 70) sts. Knit 4 rows. Beg on next row, work in Stripe

Pattern until piece measures 6-1/2 (7-1/2, 8) in. from beg. K2tog across row - 30 (33, 35) sts. Knit one row.

Next Row: K2tog across, end k 0 (1, 1) - 15 (17, 18) sts. Cut end leaving a long tail. Thread tail into large-eyed blunt needle and thread through remaining sts. Pull tightly to secure.

FINISHING:

Sew seam. Weave in ends.

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