Garter Stitch Matinee Jacket

A design by Debbie Bliss from baby cashmerino 2

MEASUREMENTS To fit ages 3-6 6-9 Finished measurements Chest 46 52 18 20 1/2 Length to shoulder 26 28 10 1/4 11 Sleeve length with cuff turned 11 13 1 4 /4 5

9-12

months

60 cm 1 23 /2 in 30 12 back 15 6 cm in cm in

MATERIALS 3(4:5) 50g balls of Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino in Baby Blue 204. Pair each of 3mm (US 2-3) and 3.25mm (US 3) knitting needles. 1m/1yd narrow ribbon. TENSION 25 sts and 50 rows to 10cm/4in square over garter st using 3.25mm (US 3) needles. ABBREVIATIONS cm = centimetres; cont = continue; k = knit; rem = remaining; rep = repeat; skpo = slip 1, k1, pass slipped st over; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yf = yarn forward.

BACK With 3.25mm (US 3) needles cast on 72(82:92) sts. Work in garter st (k every row) until back measures 14(15:16)cm/5 1/ 2(6:6 1/ 4)in from cast on edge, ending with a wrong side row. Dec row K2 [skpo, yf, k2tog, k1] to end. 58(66:74) sts. Cont in garter st until back measures 16(17:18)cm/ 6 1/ 4(6 3/ 4:7)in from cast on edge, ending with a wrong side row. Shape sleeves Cast on 38(45:52) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 134(156:178) sts. Work straight until back measures 26(28:30)cm/ 10 1/ 4(11:12)in from cast on edge, ending with a wrong side row. Next row K47(57:67), cast off next 40(42:44) sts, k to end. Leave these 2 sets of sts on holders. LEFT FRONT ** With 3.25mm (US 3) needles, cast on 36(41:46) sts. Work in garter st until front measures 14(15:16)cm/ 5 1/ 2(6:6 1/ 4)in from cast on edge, ending with a wrong side row. Dec row K1 [skpo, yf, k2tog, k1] to end. 29(33:37) sts. **

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ending with a wrong side row. Next row K47(57:67). turn knitting so that right sides are now facing each other and cast off rem sts. Debbie Bliss. 67(78:89) sts. . Thread ribbon through eyelets to tie at centre front. cast off next 20(21:22) sts. This reverses the seam for the cuff. Work straight until front measures 26(28:30)cm/ 10 1/4(11:12)in from cast on edge. Next row Cast off 20(21:22) sts. 67(78:89) sts. ending with a right side row. TO MAKE UP Left shoulder Place sts on two needles with points facing the cuff edge. reversing seam on last 6(7:8) cm/2 1/ 4(2 3/4:3 1/ 4)in for cuff. 11(13:15) cm 23(26. now. cast off 14(18:22) sts. Shape sleeve Cast on 38(45:52) sts at beg of next row. Work in garter st until front measures 16(17:18)cm/6 1/ 4(6 3/ 4:7)in from cast on edge. Leave these sts on a holder. Join underarm seams. ending with a wrong side row.5:29.Cont in garter st until front measures 16(17:18)cm/ 6 1/4(6 3/4:7)in from cast on edge. RIGHT FRONT Work as Left Front from ** to **. Work straight until front measures 26(28:30)cm/ 10 1 / 4 (11:12)in from cast on edge.5) cm 41/4(5:6) in 9(101/2:111/2) in 26(28:30) cm 101/4(11:12) in Body two The pattern text and design is copyrighted and must not be reproduced or knitted for sale without prior permission of the copyright holder. then with wrong sides facing each other and knitting one st from each needle together. ending with a wrong side row. k to end. with one st on right hand needle. Right shoulder Work to match left shoulder. Shape sleeve Cast on 38(45:52) sts at beg of next row. Leave these sts on a holder.

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