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Knit Zippy Jacket

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

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Softee Baby™
  • Sizes 6 12 18 24 mos
  • MC Main Color Flannel 1 1 1 1 ball
  • Contrast A Pale Blue 1 1 1 2 ball(s)
  • Contrast B White 1 1 1 1 ball
  • Sizes U.S. 5 and 4 mm U. S. 6 knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • 5 stitch holders
  • Separating zipper

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"
18 mos 21-1/2"
24 mos 24"

Stripe Pat A (worked in stocking st).
With A, work 6 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
With MC, work 8 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With B, work 6 rows.
With MC, work 2 rows.
These 26 rows form Stripe Pat A.

These directions 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.

BACK
With smaller needles and MC, cast on 54 (58-62-66) sts.
**1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing 3 times more.**

Change to larger needles and proceed in Stripe Pat A (in stocking st) until work from beg measures 5 (5-1/2 -6-6-1/2½)", ending with a purl row.

Shape raglans:
Keeping cont of pat, cast off 4 sts beg next 2 rows. 46 (50-54-58) sts rem.
1st row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: Knit.
4th row: As 2nd row.Rep last 4 rows 3 (4-5-6) times more. 38 (40-42-44) sts rem.
Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 8 times more. Leave rem 20 (22-24-26) sts on a st holder.

Left Front
With smaller needles and MC, cast on 26 (26-30-30) sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Back, inc 1 (3-1-3) st(s) evenly across last row. 27 (29-31-33) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in Stripe Pat A (in stocking st) until work from beg measures 5 (-6-)", ending with a purl row.
Shape raglan: 1st row: (RS). Cast off 4 sts. Knit to end of row. 23 (25-27-29) sts rem.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K1. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
4th row: Purl.
5th row: Knit.Rep last 4 rows 3 (4-5-6) times more. 19 (20-21-22) sts rem.
1st row: Purl.
2nd row: (RS). K1. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows once more, then 1st row once. 17 (18-19-20) sts rem.

Shape neck: 1st row:
(RS). K1. K2tog. Knit to last 4 (5-6-7) sts. Turn.
Leave rem 4 (5-6-7) sts on a st holder.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 4 sts rem.
Next row: P4.
Next row: K1. K2tog. K1.
Next row: P3.
Next row: K1. K2tog.
Next row: P2.
Next row: K2tog. Fasten off.

Right Front
With smaller needles and MC, cast on 26 (26-30-30) sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Back, inc 1 (3-1-3) st(s) evenly across last row. 27 (29-31-33) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in Stripe Pat A (in stocking st) until work from beg measures 5 (5-1/2 -6-6-1/2)", ending with a knit row.
Shape raglan: 1st row: (WS). Cast off 4 sts beg next row. 23 (25-27-29) sts.
2nd row: (RS). Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
3rd row: Purl.
4th row: Knit.
5th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 3 (4-5-6) times more. 19 (20-21-22) sts rem.
1st row: (RS). Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows once more.
Next row: As 1st row. 16 (17-18-19) sts.

Shape neck: 1st row: (WS). Purl to last 4 (5-6-7) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
3rd row: Purl.Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 4 sts rem.
Next row: K1. ssk. K1.
Next row: P3.
Next row: ssk. K1.
Next row: P2.
Next row: ssk. Fasten off.

Sleeves

With smaller needles and MC, cast on 38 (38-42-42) sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Change to larger needles and work in Stripe Pat (in stocking st) AT SAME TIME, inc 1 st each end of needle on every following 8th (6th-4th-4th) row to 44 (48-56-58) sts.
Cont even in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 5 (5-1/2 -6-6-1/2)", ending with a purl row.
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 4 sts beg next 2 rows. 36 (40-48-50) sts.
1st row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: Knit.
4th row: As 2nd row.Rep last 4 rows 1 (1-0-1) time(s) more. 32 (36-46-46)32 (36-46-46) sts.
Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
Next row: Purl.Rep last 2 rows until 6 (6-8-8) sts rem.Leave rem 6 (6-8-8) sts on a st holder.

Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.Sew raglan seams. Sew sleeve and side seams.
Collar:
With RS of work facing, smaller needles and MC, pick up and knit 10 (11-14-15) sts (including sts on st holder) up front neck edge.K6 (6-8-8) from right sleeve st holder. K20 (22-24-26) from back st holder. K6 (6-8-8) from left sleeve st holder. Pick up and knit 10 (11-14-15) sts down left front neck edge (including sts on st holder). 52 (56-68-72) sts.Beg on a 2nd row, work 2 ins [5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back, ending on a WS row. Cast off in ribbing.
Front edging: With RS facing, smaller needles and MC, pick up and knit 66 (70-76-80) sts along front edge.Cast off knitwise (WS). Rep for other side. Sew zipper under front edging.

ABBREVIATI ONS
:
Alt = Alternate(ing).
Approx
= Approximately.
Beg
= Beginning.
Cont
= Continue(ity).
Inc
= Increase 1 stitch into next stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.
K
= Knit.
K2tog
= Knit next 2 stitches together.
Pat
= Pattern.
P
= Purl.
Rem
= Remaining.
Rep = Repeat.
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.

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