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Home : Patterns : Hooded Coverup

Free Knitting Pattern: Hooded Coverup

Lion Brand® Jiffy®
Pattern #: 60271
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 9 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: 3-6 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
Finished Chest: 20 (22, 24, 27) in. (51 (56, 61, 68.5) cm)
Finished Length:
8 (10, 11, 13) in. (20.5 (25.5, 28, 33) 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.


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Additional Materials
Two buttons, ½ in. (2 cm) diameter

Hooded Coverup

Lion Brand® Jiffy®


13 stitches + 20 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

Cast on 32 (36, 39, 42) sts.
Rows 1-4:
Row 5 (RS): Knit.
Row 6: Purl.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures 8 (10, 11, 13) in. (20.5 (25.5, 28, 33) cm) from beg. Bind off.
Left Front
Cast on 16 (18, 20, 22) sts.

Rows 1-4: Knit.

Row 5 (RS):
Row 6 (WS):
K5, p11 (13, 15, 17). Rep last 2 rows until piece measures 6 (8, 9, 11) in. (15 (20.5, 23, 28) cm) from beg, end with a RS row.

Shape Neck
Next Row (WS):
Bind off 5 (5, 6, 6) sts for neck, finish row. Working in St st, dec 1 st at neck edge every row 2 (3, 3, 4) times – 9 (10, 11, 12) sts. Work even in St st until piece measures same as Back. Bind off.

Cast on 16 (18, 20, 22) sts.

Rows 1-4: Knit.

Row 5 (RS): Knit.

Row 6 (WS): P11 (13, 15, 17), k5. Rep last 2 rows until piece measures 3 (4, 5, 7) in. (7.5 (10, 12.5, 18 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Buttonhole Row (RS): K2, yo, k2tog, k to last st.

Work even St st until piece measures 5 1/2 (7 1/2, 8 1/2, 10 1/2) in. (14 (19.5, 21.5, 26.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Next Row (RS): Rep Buttonhole Row.

Continue in St st until piece measures same as Left Front to neck shaping. Shape neck as for Left Front, reversing shaping. Bind off.


Sew shoulder seams. Place markers 4 (4, 4 1/2, 5) in. (10 (10, 11.5, 12.5) cm down from shoulder on Fronts and Back. From RS, pick up and k 26 (26, 30, 32) sts between markers. Work in garter st (k every row) for 2 in. (5 cm).

Dec Row: K2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog – 24 (24, 28, 30) sts. Working in garter st, rep Dec Row every 6 rows 2 (2, 4, 5) times more – 20 sts. Work even until piece measures 6 (7, 8, 9) in. (15 (18, 20.5, 23) cm). Bind off.

Sew side and Sleeve seams. Sew buttons opposite buttonholes.

From RS, pick up and k 40 (42, 44, 46) sts evenly spaced around neck edge.
Next Row:
K and inc 10 (10, 12, 12) sts evenly spaced across row – 50 (52, 56, 58) sts. Work in garter st until piece measures 7 (7 1/2, 8, 8 1/2) in. (18 (19, 20.5, 21.5) cm) from beg. Bind off. Fold bound-off edge in half and sew together for top of Hood.

Weave in ends.


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beg = begin(s)(ning) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together
WS = wrong side yo = yarn over

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 9 reviews)
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Hooded Coverup Reviewed by Lori Fox on 2012-02-01 *****
This sweater was my first attempt at knitting a sweater. I have many years experience of crocheting and I have knitted blankets before. This pattern was so easy to follow and really easy to adapt when I wanted more button holes.

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