Size 4 and 6 Years
Instructions are written for size 4 years, changes for size 6 years are in parentheses.
MaterialsFleisher’s Wonderized Babyfair, 6 balls; or Fleisher’s Wonderized De Luxe Sock and Sport Yarn, 6 skeins.
Few yards Contrasting Color for Edging.
White Crochet Hook, Size 2.
Gauge: 3 patterns6 sts = 1 inch; 11 rows = 2 inches
MeasurementsChest 25 (27) ins. Length from lower edge to underarm 9 (10) ins. SleevesWidth 9 (10) ins.
BackCh 72 (78) sts loosely.
First pattern rowright side1 sc and 1 dc in 2nd st from hook, * skip 1 st, 1 sc and 1 dc in next st; repeat from * to end; 36 (39) pats.
2nd rowCh 1, turn, * skip dc, 1 sc and 1 dc in sc; repeat fro * to end. Repeat 2nd row for pattern. Work even until 50 (56) rows; about 9 (10) ins. from beginning.
ArmholesSlip st over first 3 pats.6 stsfor right underarm, work pat. to within 3 pats. of end, 1 slip st in next dc. Ch 1, turn, work 1 row even; 30 (33) pats.
First dec. rowCh 1, turn, skip dc, 1 sc in sc, skip next dc, 1 sc and 1 dc in next sc, continue pat. to within 1 full pat. of end, 1 sc in last sc1/2 pat. decreased each end.
2nd dec. rowCh 1, turn, draw up a loop in first sc, skip dc, draw up loop in 2nd sc, yo and through 3 loops, 1 dc in same st as last loop, work pat. to within 1 full pat. of end, 1 sc in next sc, yo, draw up a loop in same st as last sc was worked in, draw up a loop in last sc on row, yo and through 2 loops, yo and through 3 loops1/2 pat. decreased each end. Repeat last 2 dec. rows once; 26 (29) pats. Work even until 4 ½ (5) ins. above underarm.
Shoulder ShapingCh 1, turn, slip st over first 2 pats.4 sts, work pat. to within 2 pats. of end, 1 slip st in next dc. Repeat last row 3 (4) times (on size 4 only, slip st over 1 pat. and work to within 1 pat. of end); 9 (10) pats. for each shoulder; 8 (9) pats. for back of neck; fasten off.
Left FrontPocket LiningCh 20 sts loosely, work as for back on 10 sts. For 14 rows2 ½ ins. Fasten off.Ch 42 (44) sts loosely, work on 21 (22) pats. as for back for 18 rows.
Next rowright sideWork 6 pats. then work 10 pats. of pocket lining, skip 10 pats of front, work next 5 (6) pats. to front edge; 21 (22) pats. Work even until same length as back to underarm. Keeping front edge even shape armhole as for right armhole of back; 16 (17) pats. Work even until 18 (22) rows above underarm, about 3 ½ (4) ins., end at armhole edge.
Next rowWork to within 4 pats. of front edge, slip st in next dc, turn. Dec. ½ pat. at front edge as for right side of armhole on back on each of next 6 rows, at the same times, shape shoulder as for one shoulder of back, when 4 ½ (5) ins. above underarm.
Right FrontMake pocket lining. Work right front as for left front for 6 (4) rows.
Buttonholeright sidework 1 pat., ch 2, skip 1 pat. finish row. On next row, work 1 pat. on the ch 2 to finish buttonhole. Continue to correspond to left front, shaping armhole at opposite edge, at the same times repeating buttonhole every 9th and 10th (11th and 12th) row 6 times, end at front edge.
Next rowSlip st over first 4 pats. for front of neck, work pat. to end of row. Finish right front to correspond to left front, shaping neck and shoulder at opposite ends.
SleevesCh 34 (40); 17 (20) pats. Work 8 rows even as for back.
First inc. rowCh 1, turn, 1 sc in first dc1/2 pat. increased, 1 sc and 1 dc in next sc, continue to within 1 pat. of end, 1 sc and 1 dc in next dc, 1 sc in last sc.
2nd inc. rowCh 1, turn, 1 sc and 1 dc in first sc, work pat., end 1 sc and 1 dc in last sc; 19 (22) pats. Repeat the last 10 rows 4 times; 27 (30) pats. Work even until 10 (11) ins. from beginning, or desired length. Dec. ½ pat. each side, on each of next 18 (20) rows; 9 (10) pats. for top of sleeve. Fasten off.
FinishingSew seams. Sew in sleeves with seam at center underarm. Sew pocket lining to wrong side. Finish buttonholes.
EdgingJoin main color at lower edge of right front, work * 1 sc on edge, ch 1; repeat from * to neck edge, spacing sts to keep and even edge, continue around neck and down left front to lower edge, end with sc. Fasten off.
2nd rowWith contrasting color and working from same side as last row, 1 sc in first st, 1 sc under ch 1, * ch 1, 1 sc under next ch 1; repeat from * to corner, ch 1, 1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc all under ch 1 at corner, continue around neck and down left front increasing at other corner, end 1 sc under last ch 1, 1 sc in last sc. Fasten off. Work same edging on top of pockets and lower edge of sleeves. Steam.
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