Yarn Lover's RoomHome

Patterns

Tips and Tricks

Abbreviations

Exchanging knit to crochet

Exchange knitting to crochet or crochet to knitting.

One Skein Hooded Baby Sweater

 Exchange to crochet

Thank you Pat B for sending this to us.. We can see why it is one for your favorite.

Materials: 1 skein of 100 grams worsted weight yarn.

Size 10½ needles and 4 holders.

Gauge: 4 sts = 1 inch

Beginning at the upper edge of the hood, cast on 48 stitches. (sts)

Row 1: knit (k)

Row 2: k 3 (border), purl (p) to within last 3 sts, end k3. (border).

Repeat these 2 rows for 5 ½ inches.

Next Row: (right Side) k 3, * k 1, k 2 tog, repeat from * to within last 3 sts, end k 3. (34)

Neck Ribbing: Keeping first and last 3 sts in garter st (k each row), work remaining sts in ribbing of k 1, p 1, for 1 inch.

Yoke

Row 1: (right side) k.

Row 2, 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24: k 3, p to within last 3 sts, k 3.

Row 3: k 4 * increase 1 st in next st (k in the front and back of the st.) k 1, repeat from * to within last 4 sts, k 4. (47).

Row 5: k 3, k2tog to within last 4 sts, k 4. (27 sts).

Row 6: k 4, * work k st in horizontal strand between sts, k 1, repeat from * to last 4 sts, k 4. (47 sts).

Row 7: k 3, * increase 1 st in next st, k 2, repeat from * across to last 4 sts. K 4. (61 sts).

Row 9: same as Row 5. (34 sts)

Row 10: same as Row 6. (61 sts).

Row 11: k 4 * increase 1 st in next st, k 3, repeat from * to last 4 sts, k 4. (75 sts).

Row 13: same as Row 5. (41 sts)

Row 14: same as Row 6. (73 sts)

Row 15: k 4, * increase 1 st in next st, k 4, repeat from * to last 5 sts, k 5. (89 sts).

Row 17: same as Row 5. (48 sts).

Row 18: same as Row 6, (89 sts).

Row 19: k 7, * increase 1 st in next st, k 4, repeat from * to last 6 sts. K 6. (105 sts).

Row 21: same as Row 5. (56 sts).

Row 22: same as Row 6. (105 sts).

Row 23: k 3, * increase 1 st in next st, k 4, repeat from * to last 6 sts, k 6 (125 sts).

Row 25: same as Row 5. (66 sts).

Row 26: same as Row 6. (125 sts).

Row 27: k 22, increase 1 st in next st, place a marker on the needle, increase 1 st in next st, k 18, increase 1 st in next st, place marker, increase 1 st in next st, k 37, increase 1 st in next st, place marker, increase 1 st in next st, k 18, increase 1 st in next st, place marker. Increase 1 st in next st, k 22. (133 sts).

Row 28 and 30: slipping markers, repeat Row 2.

Row 29: k across, increase 1 st before and after each marker. (141 sts).

Divide work; k 25, slip these sts on a holder for left front, k 24, leave these sts on needle for left sleeve, slip next 43 sts on holder for back, slip next 24 sts on a holder for right sleeve, slip last 25 sts on a holder for right front. (24 sts).

Left sleeve:

Beginning with a p row, work in stockinette st for 3 inches; decrease 5 sts evenly across last p Row. (19 sts); work in k 1, p 1 ribbing for 1 ¼ inch. Bind off in ribbing.

Right sleeve;

From right side, slip sts from holder to needle. (24 sts); work same as for left sleeve.

Body:

Front right side, slip sts of left front to needle, join yarn, k across back and right front. (93 sts); keeping first and last 3 sts in garter st, remaining sts in stockinette, work even for 4 inches.

Eyelet hem:

On the right side, k 3, * k 2tog, wrap the yarn around the right needle clockwise, repeat from * to last 4 sts, k 4; work 4 more stockinette rows; bind off in p. (93 sts).

Finishing:

Sew sleeves seams. Fold hem to wrong side of eyelet Row and stitch to wrong side. Sew two 15- inch yarn cords or ribbons to each front at neckband.

Needlework and Craft, magazine, Spring 1979

*