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Heirloom Cables Baby Sweater

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Pattern Number: 60647AD
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This is a beautiful baby cardigan to be treasured for generations.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate + (Level 4)

SIZE: 12 mos, 18 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
12 (18, 24) months
Finished Chest 20 (22, 24) in. (51 (56, 61) cm)
Finished Length 10 (11, 12) in. (25.5 (28, 30.5) 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.
PUBLISHED IN:  Vogue Knitting

CORRECTIONS: None

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MATERIALS QTY ALT QTY
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860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen 2  
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm] 1  
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm] 1  
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Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2) 1  
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 1  
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) 1  
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  1. Circular knitting needle size 7 (4.5 mm), 24 in. (60 cm)
  2. 5 buttons 3/4 in. [19 mm] diameter

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Heirloom Cables Baby Sweater
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GAUGE:

16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with larger needles. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

2/2 RC (2 over 2 right cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k2, then k2 from cable needle.

PATTERN STITCH

Seed Stitch (multiple of 2 sts + 1)
Row 1 (RS)
*K 1, p 1; repeat from * to last st, k 1.
Row 2 P the k sts and k the p sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.


BACK
With smaller needles, cast on 43 (47, 51) sts. Work in Seed st for 6 rows. Change to larger needles and purl next row, inc 13 (12, 11) sts evenly spaced across 56 (59, 62) sts. Work in cable pattern as follows:
Rows 1, 5, 9 and 11 (RS): K3, p2, k4, p2, *k6 (7, 8), p2, k4, p2; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10: P3, k2, p4, k2, *p6 (7, 8), k2, p4, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.
Rows 3 and 7: K3, p2, 2/2 RC, p2, *k6 (7, 8), p2, 2/2 RC, p2; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 12: P3, k2, p4, k2, *p6 (7, 8), k2, p4, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.
Rep Rows 1-12 until piece measures 10 (11, 12) in. (25.5 (28, 30.5) cm) from beg. Bind off.


LEFT FRONT
With smaller needles, cast on 19 (21, 23) sts. Work in Seed st for 6 rows. Change to larger needles and purl next row, inc 7 (8, 8) sts evenly spaced across 26 (29, 31) sts. Work in cable pattern as follows:
Rows 1, 5, 9 and 11 (RS): K1 (2, 3), p2, k4, p2, k6 (7, 8), p2, k4, p2, k3 (4, 4).
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 and10: P3 (4, 4), k2, p4, k2, p6 (7, 8), k2, p4, k2, p1 (2, 3).
Rows 3 and 7: K1 (2, 3), p2, 2/2 RC, p2, k6 (7, 8), p2, 2/2 RC, p2, k3 (4, 4).
Row 12: P3 (4, 4), k2, p4, k2, p6 (7, 8), k2, p4, k2, p1 (2, 3).
Rep Rows 1-12 until piece measures 6 (7 , 8 ) in. (16.5 (19, 21.5) cm) from beg.

Shape Neck
Continue in established cable pattern, AND at the same time, dec 1 st at neck edge every row 6 (10, 12) times, then every other row 5 (3, 2) times 15 (16, 17) sts. Work even until piece measures same as Back. Bind off.

RIGHT FRONT
With smaller needles, cast on 19 (21, 23) sts. Work in Seed st for 6 rows. Change to larger needles and purl next row, inc 7 (8, 8) sts evenly spaced across row 26 (29, 31) sts. Work in cable pattern as follows:
Rows 1, 5, 9 and 11 (RS): K3 (4, 4), p2, k4, p2, k6 (7, 8), p2, k4, p2, k1 (2, 3).
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10: P1 (2, 3), k2, p4, k2, p6 (7, 8), k2, p4, k2, p3 (4, 4).
Rows 3 and 7: K3 (4, 4), p2, 2/2 RC, p2, k6 (7, 8), p2, 2/2 RC, p2, k1 (2, 3).
Row 12: P1 (2, 3), k2, p4, k2, p6 (7, 8), k2, p4, k2, p3 (4, 4).
Rep Rows 1-12 until piece measures 6 (7 , 8 ) in. (16.5 (19, 21.5) cm) from beg.

Shape Neck
Continue in established cable pattern, AND at the same time, dec 1 st at neck edge every row 6 (10, 12) times, then every other row 5 (3, 2) times 15 (16, 17) sts. Work even until piece measures same as Back. Bind off.


SLEEVE (make 2)
With smaller needles, cast on 21 (23, 25) sts. Work in Seed st for 6 rows. Change to larger needles and purl next row, inc 5 (5, 5) sts evenly spaced across 26 (28, 30) sts. Place markers after 9th (10th, 11th) st and 17th (18th, 19th) st (center 8 sts between markers). Work in cable pattern as follows, AND AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st at each edge of every 4th row 6 (1, 0) time(s), then every 6th row 1 (6, 7) time(s) (working inc sts in St st).
Rows 1, 5, 9 and 11 (RS):
K to marker, p2, k4, p2, sl marker, k to end.
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10: P to marker, k2, p4, k2, sl marker, p to end.
Rows 3 and 7: K to marker, p2, 2/2 RC, p2, sl marker, k to end.
Row 12: P to marker, k2, p4, k2, sl marker, p to end.
Rep Rows 1-12 working increases as noted above. When incs have been completed, work even in pattern until piece measures 7 (8 , 10) in. (19 (21.5, 25.5) cm) from beg. Bind off.


FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.

Buttonband/Collar
From RS, with circular needle, beg at lower Right Front edge, pick up and k 28 (32, 36) sts to beg of neck shaping, place marker, pick up and k 18 sts along Right Front neck edge, 17 (19, 21) sts along Back neck,18 sts along Left Front neck, place marker, 28 (32, 36) sts along Left Front edge 109 (119, 129) sts. Work Buttonband/Collar in Seed st as follows:
Row 1 (WS): Work in Seed st across 73 (79, 85) sts, turn.
Row 2: Work in Seed st across 37 (39, 41) sts, turn.
Row 3: Work in Seed st across 39 (41, 43) sts, turn.
Row 4: Work in Seed st across 41 (43, 45) sts, turn.
Row 5: Work in Seed st across 43 (45, 47) sts, turn.
Row 6: Work in Seed st across 45 (47, 49) sts, turn.
Row 7: Work in Seed st across 47 (49, 51) sts, turn.
Row 8: Work in Seed st across 49 (51, 53) sts, turn.
Row 9: Work in Seed st across 51 (53, 55) sts, turn.
Row 10: Work in Seed st across 53 (55, 57) sts, turn.
Row 11: Work in Seed st to end of row.
Rows 12 and 13: Work all sts in Seed st.

Row 14 (GIRL): Work in Seed st, working 5 (yo, k2tog) buttonholes between beg of row and first marker, with first buttonhole in. (1.5 cm) from lower edge, last buttonhole in. (1.5 cm) before first marker, others evenly spaced between.

Row 14 (BOY): Work in Seed st to second marker; work 5 (yo, k2tog) buttonholes between marker and end of row, working first buttonhole in. (1.5 cm) below second marker, last buttonhole in. (1.5 cm) above lower edge, others evenly spaced between.

Work 2 more rows in Seed st across all sts. Bind off.

Place markers 4 (4, 5) in. (11.5 (12, 12.5) cm) down from shoulder seam on Front and Back. Sew Sleeves between markers. Sew side and Sleeve seams. Sew buttons opposite buttonholes. Weave in ends.


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