Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Kelly's Sweater 9-11 lb. Size

I have reworked the Kelly's Sweater to fit a smaller baby.Easy Print PDF:
Kelly's Sweater Newborn 

Kelly's Sweater (smaller version)
9-11 lbs
Bernat Baby Softee Yarn
G-6 hook
Guage: 5 sts per inch, 3 rows per inch.
Chest: 14"
Length of sweater: 7"
Sleeves: 4"
Wrist to wrist: 15"

Chain 40

Row 1:
dc in 4th ch from hook and next 3 chs,
3 dc in next ch,
dc in next 5 chs,
3 dc in next ch,
dc in next 10 chs,3 dc in next ch,
dc in next 5 chs,
3 dc in next ch,
dc to end.
ch 2, turn.

Rows 2-5: dc in each dc across putting 3dc in center dc of 3dc group below. Ch 2, turn.

Row 6: dc across to center of first 3dc group, ch 4, skip across to next 3dc, dc in center st and each st across to center st of 3rd dc group, ch4, skip to last 3dc put dc in center of 3dc group and across to end. ch 2, turn.
Click here to see how to make armholes (row 6)

Row 7: dc in each dc and chain across. ch 2, turn.

Rows 8-15: dc across, ch 2, turn.

Front and neck trim:

Chain 1, work sc up front edge,placing buttonholes where you like. 3 sc in corner, sc around neck, 3 sc in corner, 3 sc in bottom corner, sc across bottom edge, put 2sc in last corner, join to first sc. join. finish off.
* to make button hole, sc in st, ch 3 or however many needed to fit around button and sc in next.

Attach yarn at middle stitch underarm
row 1-10: ch 2, dc in each st around. Join.
row 11: ch 1, sc in each st around. Join, finish off.
2010 Kelly Kearney
If you make one as a gift please consider making one for charity.
Do not sell pattern or items made from pattern.
Do not post pattern to another site, please post just the link.

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