Knitting for children Knitting for boys Cable Raglan Baby Sweater

Cable Raglan Baby Sweater

Cable Raglan Baby Sweater


SIZES

To fit age: 0-6 mths [6-12mths:1-2yrs:2-3yrs:4-5yrs:6-7yrs]

To fit chest: 41 [46:51:56:61:66]cm 16[18:20:22:24:26]in)

Actual measurement: 45[51:55:60:65:71]cm (17.75[20:21.75:23.75:25.5:28]in)

Length to shoulder: 25[28:32:38:42:48]cm (9.75[11:12.5:15:16.5:19]in)

Sleeve length: 15[17:20:24:29:33]cm (6[6.5:8:9.5:11.5:13]in)

YOU WILL NEED

Sirdar Snuggly DK, 55% nylon, 45% acrylic (approx 165m per 50g ball) 2[2:3:3:4:4] x 50g balls 442 Olive Pair each of 3.25mm and 4mm needles Stitch holders

Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.

TENSION

22 sts and 28 rows to 10cm (4in) over st st using 4mm needles. Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.

ABBREVIATIONS

C2B = knit into front of 2nd st on left hand needle, then knit 1st st slipping both sts off needle tog.

C2F = knit into back of 2nd st on left hand needle, then knit 1st st slipping both sts off needle tog. 

BACK

Using 3.25mm needles and thumb method cast on 59[65:71:79:85:93] sts.

Row 1: * K1, p1, rep from * to lastst, k1.

Row 2: P1, * k1, p1, rep from * to end. These 2 rows will now be referred to as 1x1 rib. Work 5[5:5:7:7:7] rows more in 1x1 rib.

For 1st size only

Next row: P2, p2tog, (p4, p2tog, p5, p2tog) twice, (p5, p2tog, p4, p2tog) twice, p3. 50 sts.

For 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th sizes only

Next row: P[3:4:2:5:3], p2tog, (p[5:4:4:4:4], p2tog) [8:10:12:12:14] times, p[4:5:3:6:4], [56:60:66:72:78] sts.

For all 6 sizes

Change to 4mm needles and proceed as folls:

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: Purl.

Cont in st st (throughout) until Back measures 12[15:18:23:26:31]cm, (4.75[6:7:9:10.25:12]in), ending with a WS row.

Shape raglan

Cast off 3[3:4:4:5:5] sts at beg of next 2 rows. 44[50:52:58:62:68] sts.

For 1st, 3rd and 5th sizes only

Row 1: K1, s1, k1, psso, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. 42[50:60] sts.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: Purl.

Rows 1 to 4 set raglan shapings.

For 4th and 6th sizes only

Row 1: K1, s1, k1, psso, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. [56:66] sts.

Row 2: P1, p2tog, purl to last 3 sts, p2togtbl, p1. [54:64] sts.

Rows 1 and 2 set raglan shapings.

For all 6 sizes

Row 1: K1, s1, k1, psso, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. 40[48:48:52:58:62] sts.

Row 2: Purl.

Rows 1 and 2 set raglan shapings.

Work 22[28:26:30:32:36] rows dec 1 st at each end as before in next and every foll alt row. 18[20:22:22:26:26] sts.

Leave rem 18[20:22:22:26:26] sts on a stitch holder.

FRONT

Using 3.25mm needles and thumb method cast on 59[65:71:79:85:93] sts.

Work 7[7:7:9:9:9] rows in 1x1 rib.

For 1st, 2nd and 3rd sizes only

Next row: Purl to end dec 2[2:4] sts evenly across row. 57[63:67] sts.

For 4th, 5th and 6th sizes only

Next row: P[10:11:6], p2tog, (p[12:13:11], p2tog) [4:4:6] times, p[11:12:7], [74:80:86]sts.

For all 6 sizes

Change to 4mm needles and proceed as folls:

Row 1: K13[16:18:18:21:24], p1, k1, p1, * C2B, C2F, p1, k1, p1, * rep from * to * 3[3:3:4:4:4] times, k13[16:18:18:21:24].

Row 2: P13[16:18:18:21:24], * k3, p4, * rep from * to * 3[3:3:4:4:4] times, кЗ, р13[16:18:18:21:24].

Row 3: K13[16:18:18:21:24], p1, k1, p1, * C2F, C2B, p1, k1, p1, * rep from * to * 3[3:3:4:4:4] times, k13 [16:18:18:21:24].

Row 4: P13[16:18:18:21:24], * k3, p4, * rep from * to * 3[3:3:4:4:4] times, кЗ, р13[16:18:18:21:24].

Rows 1 to 4 set patt and st st.

Working in patt and st st as set (throughout) cont until Front measures 12[15:18:23:26:31]cm, (4.75[6:7:9:10.25:12]in), ending with a WS row.

Shape raglan

Cast off 3[3:4:4:5:5] sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows. 51 [57:59:66:70:76] sts.

For 1st, 3rd and 5th sizes only

Row 1: K1, s1, k1, psso, patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. 49[57:68] sts.

Row 2: Patt.

Row 3: Patt.

Row 4: Patt.

Rows 1 to 4 set raglan shapings.

For 4th and 6th sizes only

Row 1: K1, s1, k1, psso, patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. [64:74] sts.

Row 2: P1, p2tog, patt to last 3 sts, p2togtbl, p1. [62:72] sts.

Rows 1 and 2 set raglan shapings.

For all 6 sizes

Row 1: K1, s1, k1, psso, patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. 47[55:55:60:66:70] sts.

Row 2: Patt.

Rows 1 and 2 set raglan shapings.

Work 12[18:18:18:20:24] rows dec 1 st at each end as before in next and every foil alt row. 35[37:37:42:46:46] sts.

Shape neck

Next row: K1, s1, k1, psso, patt 8[8:6:9:10:10], leave rem 24[26:28:30:33:33] sts on a stitch holder. 10[10:8:11:12:12] sts.

Next row: Patt.

For 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th sizes only

Work 2 rows dec 1 st at raglan edge as before in next row only AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 stat neck edge in every row. 7[7:5:9:9] sts.

For all 6 sizes

Work 4[4:2:8:6:6] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge as before in next and every foll 2nd[2nd:0:2nd:2nd:2nd] row ATTHE SAME TIME dec 1 st at neck edge in next and every foll 2nd[2nd:0:2nd:2nd:2nd] row. 3 sts.

Next row: K1, s1, k1, psso. 2 sts.

Next row: P2tog.

Fasten off.

With RS facing, slip 13[15:19:18:20:20] sts onto a stitch holder, rejoin yarn to rem 11 [П:9:12:13:13] sts and patt 8[8:6:9:10:10], k2tog, k1. 10[10:8:11:12:12]sts.

Next row: Patt.

For 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th sizes only

Work 2 rows dec 1 st at neck edge in every row AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st at raglan edge as before in next row only. 7[7:5:9:9] sts.

For all 6 sizes

Work 4[4:2:8:6:6] rows dec 1 st at neck edge in next and every folll 2nd[2nd:0:2nd:2nd:2nd] row ATTHE SAME TIME dec 1 stat raglan edge as before in next and every foll 2nd[2nd:0:2nd:2nd:2nd] row. 3 sts.

Next row: K2tog, k1. 2 sts.

Next row: P2tog.

Fasten off.

SLEEVES (BOTH ALIKE)

Using 3.25mm needles and thumb method cast on 37[37:39:39:45:47] sts. Work 7[7:7:9:9:9] rows in 1x1 rib.

Next row: P2[2:4:4:3:4], p2tog, (p3[3:5:5:4:4], p2tog) 6[6:4:4:6:6] times, p3[3:5:5:4:5], 30[30:34:34:38:40] sts. Change to 4mm needles and starting with a knit row cont in st st (throughout) inc 1 st at each end of 5th and every foll 4th[4th:4th:4th:6th:6th] row to 36[44:40:42:56:56] sts.

For 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th sizes only

Inc 1 st at each end of every foll 6th[6th:6th:8th:8th] row to 40[48:52:58:62] sts.

For all 6 sizes

Cont without shaping until Sleeve measures 15[17:20:24:29:33]cm, (6[6.5:8:9.5:11.5:13]in), ending with a WS row.

Shape raglan

Cast off 3[3:4:4:5:5] sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows. 34[38:40:44:48:52] sts.

Row 1: K1, s1, k1, psso, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. 32[36:38:42:46:50] sts.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: Purl

Rows 1 to 4 set raglan shapings.

For 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th sizes only

Work 8[4:8:4:4] rows dec 1 st at each end as before in next and every foll 4th[0:4th:0:0] row. 28[34:34:40:44] sts.

For all 6 sizes

Row 1: K1, s1, k1, psso, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. 26[32:32:38:42:48] sts.

Row 2: Purl.

Rows 1 and 2 set raglan shapings.

Work 14[20:18:24:28:34] rows dec 1 st at each end as before in next and foll alt row. 12[12:14:14:14:14] sts. Leave rem 12[12:14:14:14:14] sts on a stitch holder.

NECKBAND

Join raglan seams leaving Left Back raglan open. With RS facing, using 3.25mm needles work across 12[12:14:14:14:14] sts left on a stitch holder at top of Left Sleeve as follows: k3[3:4:4:4:4], inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k3[3:4:4:4:4], pick up and knit 9[9:7:10:10:10] sts evenly along right side of neck, work across 13[15:19:18:20:20] sts left on a stitch holder at front of neck as follows: (k2tog) 3[3:4:9:10:10] times, k1[3:3:0:0:0], (k2tog) 3[3:4:0:0:0] times, pick up and knit 9[9:7:10:10:10] sts evenly along left side of neck, work across 12[12:14:14:14:14] sts left on a stitch holder at top of Right Sleeve as follows: k3[3:4:4:4:4], inc in next st, k4, inc in nextst, k3[3:4:4:4:4], work across 18[20:22:22:26:26] sts left on a stitch holder at back of neck as follows: k1 [2:3:3:2:2], inc in next st, (k4, inc in next st) 3[3:3:3:4:4] times, k1 [2:3:3:3:3], 75[79:83:87:93:93] sts.

Row 1: P1, * k1, p1, rep from * to end.

Row 2: * K1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1.

These 2 rows set rib.

Work 5 rows more in rib.

Cast off in rib.

TO FINISH OFF

Join left back raglan and neckband seams. Join side and Sleeve seams. Pin out garment to the measurement given. Cover with damp clothes and leave until dry. See ball band for washing and further care instructions.