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Free Knitting Pattern: Bart Cardigan and Hat

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 80723AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: 9 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
Finished Chest 20 (22, 25) in. (51 (56, 63.5) cm) buttoned
Finished Length 9 1/2 (10 1/2, 11 1/2) in. (24 (26.5, 29) cm)
Hat Circumference 16 (17 1/2 , 19 1/2) in. (40.5 (44.5, 49.5) 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.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This sweater and hat set uses different colors to create a fun, bright outfit.
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Color (A)
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Vanna's Choice®
Linen White Pink Aqua Soft Pink Silver Blue Sapphire Dusty Blue
Colonial Blue Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate
Espresso Honey Radiant Orange Brick Terracotta Rust Dusty Rose Wild Berry
Rose Antique Rose Magenta Eggplant Dusty Purple Purple Burgundy Silver Grey
Charcoal Grey Black Radiant Yellow Mustard Fern Kelly Green Dusty Green Olive
Radiant Lime Cranberry Lime Mountain Print Woods Print Purple Print Autumn Print Charcoal Print
Denim Mist Rose Mist Taupe Mist Purple Mist Seaspray Mist Pearl Mist Tangerine Mist Oatmeal
Grey Marble Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam
Oceania Cambridge
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860). 100% Premium Acrylic
400, 401, 403: 92% Acrylic, 8% Rayon
402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen
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$ 8.78  
Note: (A)
•  860-109 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Colonial Blue
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$ 8.78  
Note: (B)
•  860-172 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Kelly Green
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$ 4.39  
Note: (C)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]   $ 5.95  
Lion Brand Stitch Holders   $ 5.99  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
4 buttons, 1 in. (25 mm) diameter
 

Bart Cardigan and Hat

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

9 sts + 18 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (knit every row) 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

STITCH EXPLANATION:

PATTERN STITCH
K1, p1 Rib (over odd number of sts)
Row 1 (RS):
K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.

NOTES:

Sweater is worked with 1 strand each of A and B held tog. Hat is worked with 1 strand each of A and C held tog.

CARDIGAN
BACK

With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 23 (25, 27) sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 1 in. (2.5 cm) from beg. Work in Garter st until Back measures 9 1/2 (10 1/2, 11 1/2) in. (24 (26.5, 29) cm) from beg. Bind off.

POCKET LINING (make 2)
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 7 sts. Work in Garter st for 2 in. (5 cm). Transfer sts to holder.


RIGHT FRONT
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 13 (15, 17) sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 1 in. (2.5 cm) from beg. Work in Garter st until piece measures 3 in. (7.5 cm) from beg; end with a WS row.
Pocket Welt
Next Row (RS):
K3 (4, 5), p1, (k1, p1) 3 times, k3 (4, 5).
Next Row: K3 (4, 5), k1, (p1, k1) 3 times, k3 (4, 5).
Next Row: K3 (4, 5), bind off 7 sts, k3 (4, 5).
Next Row: K3 (4, 5), knit 7 sts of one Pocket Lining from holder, k3 (4, 5).
Work even until Right Front measures 7 1/2 (8 1/2, 9 1/2) in. (19 (21.5, 24) cm) from beg; end with a WS row.
Neck Shaping
Next Row (RS): Bind off 3 (4, 6) sts, k to end of row – 10 (11, 11) sts.
Decrease 1 st at neck edge every row 2 times – 8 (9, 9) sts. Work even until piece measures 9 1/2 (10 1/2, 11 1/2) in. (24.5 (26.5, 29) cm) from beg. Bind off.
Mark placement for 4 buttons: first button just above ribbing, top button 1/2 in. (1.5 cm) below beg of neck shaping, and 2 evenly spaced between.

LEFT FRONT
Work as for Right Front, reversing all shaping, AT THE SAME TIME, work buttonholes opposite markers on RS rows as follows:
Buttonhole Row (RS): K to last 3 sts, yarn over, k2tog, k1.


SLEEVE (make 2)
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 13 (15, 17) sts. Work 4 rows in K1, p1 Rib. Work in Garter st, increasing 1 st each end of every 6th row 4 times – 21 (23, 25) sts. Work even until Sleeve measures 8 (8 1/2, 9) in. (20.5 (21.5, 23) cm) from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.
Neckband
From RS pick up and k9 (10, 10) sts along Right Front neck edge, 9 (11, 11) sts across Back neck, and 9 (10, 10) sts along Left Front neck edge – 27 (30, 30) sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib for 1 in. (2.5 cm). Bind off.
Left Front Edging
From RS pick up and k2 sts along side of neckband, 1 st in each ridge of Garter st, and 2 sts along side of lower ribbing. Bind off.
Right Front Edging
From RS pick up and k2 sts along side of lower ribbing, 1 st in each ridge of Garter st, and 2 sts along side of neckband. Bind off.
Sew Pocket Linings to WS of Fronts. Sew Sleeves to body. Sew side and Sleeve seams. Weave in ends. Sew buttons opposite buttonholes.


HAT
With 1 strand each of A and C held tog, cast on 36 (40, 44) sts.
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across.
Rep last row until piece measures 1 in. (2.5 cm) from beg. Work in Garter st until Hat measures 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8) in. (16.5 (19, 20.5) cm) from beg.
Next Row: (K2tog) across – 18 (20, 22) sts.
Next Row: Knit.
Next Row: (K2tog) across – 9 (10, 11) sts.
Cut yarn leaving an 18 in. (45.5 cm) tail. Thread tail onto large-eyed needle and thread through remaining sts, pull tightly to gather together. Knot securely.

FINISHING
Sew seam. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together
WS = wrong side  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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Bart Cardigan and Hat Reviewed by Kathy on 2011-01-15 *****
The sweater is so cute,fast and fun to make. Now the hat! Making the set for twin boys,love it:)


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