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Baby romper knitting pattern free

Romper



Romper design by Patons

MEASUREMENTS

Size: 0,3,6,9,12,18months

To Fit Chest: 35, 40, 45, 50, 53, 55cm

Actual Size (at underarm): 28, 33, 38, 43, 46, 48cm

Length (approx, when worn): 32, 36, 40, 45, 50, 55cm

YARN

1 x ball 100g Patons Big Baby 4 Ply in Sherbet 2579

1 x ball 100g Patons Big Baby 4 Ply in Lemon 9927

5 buttons

NEEDLES AND TOOLS

3.25mm knitting needle

3.00mm knitting needle

wool needle

TENSION

28 sts and 36 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 3.25mm needles.

WORKING PATTERN

BACK

Beg Crotch

Using 3.00mm needles and M, cast on 13 (13, 17, 17, 17, 17) sts loosely.

Row 1: K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 2: K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.

Last 2 rows form rib. **

Work a further 4 rows rib.

Change to 3.25mm needles.

*** Work in stocking st stripes of 4 rows M and 4 rows C throughout, AT SAME TIME cast on 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) sts at beg of 3rd row, then at beg of foll 9 rows. 53 (63, 67, 77, 77, 87) sts.

Cont in stocking st stripes without shaping until Back measures approx 15 (18, 21, 25, 30, 34) cm from end of shaping, ending with a complete 4 row stripe and dec 6 (6, 8, 8, 6, 6) sts evenly across last row. 47 (57, 59, 69, 71, 81) sts.

Beg Rib Yoke

Keeping stripes correct, work 8 rows rib (as before).

Shape Armholes

Keeping rib correct for rem, cast off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 37 (47, 49, 59, 61, 71) sts.

Dec one st at each end of every row until 31 (41, 43, 53, 55, 65) sts rem, then in every foll alt row until 27 (37, 39, 49, 51, 61) sts rem. ***

Work 23 (27, 31, 35, 37, 39) rows without further shaping.

Shape Back Neck

Next Row: Rib 10, cast off next 7(17, 19, 29, 31,41) sts in rib, rib to end. Cont on these 10 sts for left side of back neck. Dec one st at neck edge in every foll 4th row until 5 sts rem. Work 7 rows rib.

Next Row: Rib 2, yrn (to make a stitch), rib 2tog, rib 1. buttonhole. Work 3 rows rib.

Next Row: Rib 1, ybk, sl 1, rib 2tog, psso, rib 1. 3 sts.

Work 1 row. Cast off in rib.

With WS facing, join appropriate colour to rem 10 sts for right side of back neck.

Dec one st at neck edge in every foll 4th row until 5 sts rem. Work 7 rows rib.

Next Row: Rib 2, yrn (to make a stitch), rib 2tog, rib 1 - buttonhole. Work 3 rows rib.

Next Row: Rib 1, ybk, si 1, rib 2tog, psso, rib 1. 3 sts. Work 1 row.

Cast off in rib.

FRONT

Work as for Back to **.

Next Row: Rib 6 (6, 8, 8, 8, 8), yfwd, K2tog, rib 5 (5, 7, 7, 7, 7) - buttonhole. Work 3 rows rib.

Change to 3.25mm needles.

Work as for Back from *** to ***.

Work 11 (15, 19, 21, 23, 25) rows without further shaping.

Shape Front Neck

Next Row: Rib 10 (10, 10, 12, 12, 12), cast off next 7 (17, 19, 25, 27, 37) sts in rib, rib to end.

Cont on these 10 (10, 10, 12, 12, 12) sts for right side of front neck.

Dec one st at neck edge in every row until 8 sts rem, then in every foil alt row until 5 sts rem.

Work 1 row.

Next Row: Rib 1, ybk, si 1, rib 2tog, psso, rib 1. 3 sts.

Work 1 row.

Cast off in rib.

With WS facing, join appropriate colour to rem 10 (10, 10, 12, 12, 12) sts for left side of front neck.

Dec one st at neck edge in every row until 8 sts rem, then in every foll alt row until 5 sts rem.

Work 1 row.

Next Row: Rib 1, ybk, si 1, rib 2tog, psso, rib 1. 3 sts.

Work 1 row.

Cast off in rib.

BACK NECKBAND

With RS facing, using 3.00mm needles and M, knit up one st in final cast-off of right shoulder strap, knit up 27 sts evenly along right side of back neck, knit up 7 (17, 19, 29, 31,41) sts across sts cast off in centre, knit up 27 sts evenly along left side of back neck, then knit up one st in final cast-off of left shoulder strap. 63 (73, 75, 85, 87, 97) sts.

Row 1: Inc in first st, * K1, P1, rep from * to last 2 sts, K1, inc in last st. Rep last row 4 times. 73 (83, 85, 95, 97, 107) sts.

Cast off loosely in rib.

FRONT NECKBAND

With RS facing, using 3.00mm needles and M, knit up one st in final cast-off of left shoulder strap, knit up 11 (11, 11, 13, 13, 13) sts evenly along left side of front neck, knit up 7 (17, 19, 25, 27, 37) sts across sts cast off in centre, knit up 11 (11, 11, 13, 13, 13) sts evenly along right side of front neck, then knit up one st in final cast-off of right shoulder strap. 31 (41, 43, 53, 55, 65) sts.

Work 5 rows rib and inc as for Back Neckband. 41 (51, 53, 63, 65, 75) sts.

Cast off loosely in rib.

LEFT ARMHOLE BAND

Using mattress stitch, join side seams, matching stripes. With RS facing, using 3.00mm needles and M, knit up one st in final cast-off of left shoulder strap on Back, knit up 53 (56, 59, 62, 64, 65) sts evenly around back armhole edge to side seam, knit up 28 (31, 34, 37, 39, 40) sts evenly along front armhole edge to top of left shoulder strap on Front, then knit up one st in final cast-off of left shoulder strap. 83 (89, 95, 101, 105, 107) sts.

Work 5 rows rib and inc as for Back Neckband. 93 (99, 105, 111, 115, 117) sts.

Cast off loosely in rib.

RIGHT ARMHOLE BAND

With RS facing, using 3.00mm needles and M, knit up one st in final cast-off of right shoulder strap on Front, knit up 28 (31, 34, 37, 39, 40) sts evenly around front armhole edge to side seam, knit up 53 (56, 59, 62, 64, 65) sts evenly along back armhole edge to top of right shoulder strap on Back, then knit up one st in final cast-off of right shoulder strap. 83 (89, 95, 101, 105, 107) sts.

Work 5 rows rib and inc as for Back Neckband. 93 (99, 105, 111, 115, 117) sts.

Cast off loosely in rib.

LEFT LEG BAND

With RS facing, using 3.00mm needles and M, knit up 59 (69, 69, 79, 79, 89) sts evenly along left leg opening and across ends of crotch bands.

Row 1: K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.

Row 2: Rib to last 5 sts, rib 2tog, yrn, rib 3. buttonhole.

Work 3 rows rib.

Cast off loosely in rib.

RIGHT LEG BAND

With RS facing, using 3.00mm needles and M, knit up 59 (69, 69, 79, 79, 89) sts evenly along right leg opening and across ends of crotch bands.

Row 1: K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.

Row 2: Rib 3, yrn, rib 2tog, rib to end. buttonhole.

Work 3 rows rib.

Cast off loosely in rib.

POCKET

Using 3.25mm needles and M, cast on 19 sts.

Work 2 rows stocking st, beg with a knit row.

Row 3: K1, K2tog, knit to last 3 sts, sl 1, K1, psso, K1. 17 sts.

Work 3 rows.

Dec one st (as before) at each end of next row, then in every foil 4th row until 11 sts rem.

Work 3 rows.

Cast off.

POCKET EDGINGS

With RS facing, using 3.00mm needles and M, knit up 19 sts evenly along shaped side edge of pocket.

Work 5 rows rib as for Back, beg with a 2nd row.

Cast off loosely in rib.

Rep on other side edge of pocket.

TO MAKE UP

DO NOT PRESS. Using a flat seam, join edges of front neck and armhole bands at top of front straps, then join back neck and armhole bands at top of back straps. Sew on buttons to top of straps on front. Sew buttons to back crotch band to correspond to buttonholes on front crotch band. Sew top and bottom edges of pocket in position as pictured.