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Zippy Jacket

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Bernat
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Softee Baby™ (5 oz; 395 yds)

DIRECTIONS:

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
To fit chest measurement

6 mos 17"
12 mos 18"
18 mos 19"
24 mos 21"

Finished measurement: (measurements are examples only)
6 mos
19"
12 mos 21"
18 mos 22-1/2"
24 mos 24"

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

Sizes U.S. 5 and U. S. 6 knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 5 st holders. Separating zipper.

Note:
The 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.

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.

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 (-6-)" ,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 (-6-)", 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 (-6-)" , 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.
ABBREVIATIONS:
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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