Free Knitting Pattern Lion Brand® Babysoft - Microspun Tropical Baby Set

Pattern Number: 60058

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Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn Lion Brand® Babysoft - Microspun Tropical Baby Set
Pattern Number: 60058
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate SIZE: 3-6 mos, 9 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos Finished chest 24 (26, 28) in. [61 (66, 71) cm] Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning. CORRECTIONS: None MATERIALS • 920-103 Lion Brand Babysoft: Bubblegum 1 (2, 2) Skeins (A) • 910-146 Lion Brand Microspun: Fuchsia 2 (3, 3) Skeins (B) • 910-186 Lion Brand Microspun: Mango 1 (1, 2) Skeins (C) • Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm] • Lion Brand Stitch Holders • Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) • Additional Materials 1. Four ¾ in. [19 mm] buttons GAUGE:

15 sts = 4 in. [10 cm] in garter st (k every row) with 1 strand of A and 1 strand of B held tog. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
STITCH EXPLANATION: 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. 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 with Row 1, work in Stripe Pattern until piece measures 4 (4 1/2, 5) in. [10 (11.3, 12.5) cm] 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. Note Piece should measure approximately 9 (10, 11) in. [23 (25.5, 28) cm] 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. [7.5 (9, 10) cm]. 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. [15 (18, 20.5) cm]. 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.

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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 with Row 1, work in Stripe Pattern until piece measures 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8) in. [16.3 (19.3, 20.5) cm] 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. Sew seam. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing) k2tog = knit 2 together RS = right side WS = wrong side

dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) k = knit rep = repeat(s)(ing) st(s) = stitch(es) yo = yarn over

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Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.

*Baby Soft (Article #920) is a Medium sportweight yarn, 60% acrylic, 40% polyamid. Solids are packaged in 5 oz/141g (459 yd/420m) balls, prints in 4 oz/113g (367 yd/336m) balls.

*Microspun (Article #910) is a super-soft sport-weight micro-fiber acrylic yarn. It comes in 2.5 oz./70g (168yd/154m) balls

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