Toddler Hoodie


BERNAT COTTONTOTS
#203 TODDLER HOODIE (TO KNIT)
SIZES
Chest measurement
6 mos 17 ins [43 cm]
12 mos 19 ins [48 cm]
18 mos 21 ins [53.5 cm]
2 yrs 21½ ins [54.5 cm]
Finished chest
6 mos 21 ins [53.5 cm]
12 mos 23 ins [58.5 cm]
18 mos 25 ins [63.5 cm]
2 yrs 27 ins [68.5 cm]
MATERIALS
Bernat Cottontots (100 g/3.5 oz)
Sizes
6 mos 3 balls
12 mos 3 balls
18 mos 4 balls
2 yrs 5 balls
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size
needed to obtain gauge. 5 buttons.
GAUGE: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]
in stocking st.
INSTRUCTIONS: The instructions are
written for smallest size. If changes are
necessary for larger sizes the instructions
will be written thus ( ).
BACK
Cast on 50 (54-60-62) sts. Knit 5 rows
(noting first row is WS) and inc 3 sts evenly
across last row. 53 (57-63-65) sts.
Proceed in stocking st until work from beg
measures 6½ (7-7¾-8½) ins [16.5 (18-
19.5-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing for
next row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 5 (6-8-8) sts
beg next 2 rows. 43 (45-47-49) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 4½ (5-
5¼-5½) ins [11.5 (12.5-13-14) cm], ending
with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
LEFT FRONT
**Cast on 24 (26-29-30) sts. Knit 5 rows
(noting first row is WS) and inc 2 sts evenly
across last row. 26 (28-31-32) sts.**
Proceed in stocking st until work from beg
measures 6½ (7-7¾-8½) ins [16.5 (18-
19.5-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing for
next row.
Shape armhole: Next row: Cast off 5 (6-
8-8) sts. Knit to end of row. 21 (22-23-24)
sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 2½ (3-
3¼-3½) ins [6 (7.5-8-9) cm], ending with
WS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 5 (5-6-
6) sts. Purl to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and following
alt rows until there are 12 (13-13-14) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures
same length as Back to shoulders, ending
with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
RIGHT FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Proceed in stocking st until work from beg
measures 6½ (7-7¾-8½) ins [16.5 (18-
19.5-21.5) cm], ending with WS facing for
next row.
Shape armhole: Next row: Cast off 5 (6-
8-8) sts. Purl to end of row. 21 (22-23-24)
sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 2½ (3-
3¼-3½) ins [6 (7.5-8-9) cm], ending with
RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 5 (5-6-
6) sts. Knit to end of row.
Purl 1 row. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next
and following alt rows until there are 12
(13-13-14) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures
same length as Back to shoulders, ending
with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
SLEEVES
Cast on 33 (35-35-37) sts. Knit 5 rows
(noting first row is WS) and inc 2 sts evenly
across last row. 35 (37-37-39) sts.
Proceed in stocking st inc 1 st each end of
needle on 5th and following 4th (4th-4th-
6th) rows until there are 47 (51-53-55) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures
6 (7½-8-9) ins [15 (19-20.5-23) cm] ending
with RS facing for next row. Place a marker
at each end of last row. Work a further 6 (8-
10-10) rows even. Cast off.
HOOD
Cast on 91 (93-95-99) sts. Knit 5 rows
(noting first row is WS) and inc 6 sts evenly
across last row. 97 (99-101-105) sts.
Proceed in stocking st dec 1 st each end of
needle on next and following alt rows until
there are 77 (79-81-85) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures
7 (7¼-7½-8) ins [18 (18.5-19-20.5) cm],
ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape back seam: Cast off 7 sts beg next
8 rows. Cast off rem 21 (23-25-29) sts.
FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and
cover with a damp cloth and allow cloth to
dry.
Buttonhole Band: With RS of Right Front
facing for Her or Left Front facing for Him,
pick up and knit 43 (48-52-60) sts evenly
between neck edge and lower edge. Knit
3 rows.
4th row: (RS). K2. *K2tog. yfwd. K7 (8-9-
11). Rep from * 3 times more. K2tog. yfwd.
Knit to end of row.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitways (WS).
Button Band: Work as given for
Buttonhole Band on Left Front for Her or
Right Front for Him, omitting all reference
to buttonholes.
Sew shoulder seams. Fold Hood in half at
back and sew back seam. Pin shaped edge
of Hood to neck opening, beg at center of
button or buttonhole bands and matching
back seam of Hood to center back neck
edge. Sew in Sleeves placing rows above
markers along armhole edges of Fronts and
Back to form square armholes. Sew side and
sleeve seams. Sew buttons to correspond to
buttonholes.
P.O. Box 40 Listowel ON N4W 3H3
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