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Free Knitting Pattern: Favorite Hoodie

Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton
Pattern #: 80885AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE:
6 (12, 24-36, 48) months
Finished Chest 19 1/4 (21, 22 1/2, 25 1/2) in. (49 (53.5, 57, 65) cm)
Finished Length 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12) in. (24 (25.5, 28, 30.5) 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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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 482-157: Recycled Cotton: Sunshine
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Recycled Cotton
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
*Recycled Cotton (Article #482). 74% Recycled Cotton, 24% Acrylic, 2% Other Fiber    ; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  482-157 Recycled Cotton: Sunshine
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$ 19.47 3, 4, 5 
Discontinued, sorry!
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]   $ 2.70  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Stitch Holders   $ 5.99  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 buttons, 1/2 in. (13 mm) diameter
Sewing needle and matching thread
3 in. (7.5 cm) piece of cardboard
 

Favorite Hoodie

Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton

GAUGE:

20 sts + 40 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k 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

BODY
Cast on 96 (104, 112, 128) sts.
Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6 1/2) in. (11.5 (12.5, 14, 16.5) cm) from beg, end with a RS row.
Divide for Fronts and Back
Next Row (WS):
K25 (27, 29, 33) sts and sl these sts to a holder for Left Front, k46 (50, 54, 62) sts and sl these sts to a holder for Back, k remaining 25 (27, 29, 33) sts for Right Front.
Right Front
Continue in Garter st on Right Front sts only for 3 (3, 3 1/2, 4) in. (7.5 (7.5, 9, 10) cm), end with a WS row.
Next Row (Buttonhole Row): Sl1, k2, yarn over, k2tog, k to end of row.
Work even for 9 rows, then rep Buttonhole Row.
Work one WS row.
Neck Shaping
Next Row (RS):
Bind off 13 (16, 17, 19) sts, k to end of row - 12 (11, 12, 14) sts.
Work even for 2 rows.
Bind off.
Back
Slip sts for Back from holder back onto needle. Join yarn and work even until Back measures 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12) in. (24 (25.5, 28, 30.5) cm) from beg.
Bind off.
Left Front
Slip sts for Left Front from holder back onto needle.
Join yarn and work as for Right Front, reversing shaping and omitting buttonholes.

SLEEVES (make 2)
Cast on 23 (23, 28, 29) sts. Work in Garter st for 4 (4, 5, 6) rows. Increase 1 st each end of next row. Rep last 5 (5, 6, 7) rows 10 (10, 11, 13) times - 45 (45, 52, 57) sts. Work even until Sleeve measures 6 (7, 8, 10) in. (15 (18, 20.5, 25.5) cm) from beg. Bind off.

HOOD
Cast on 75 (80, 85, 90) sts. Work in Garter st until piece measures 6 (6 1/2, 7, 8) in. (15 (16.5, 18, 20.5) cm) from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in Sleeves. Sew Sleeve seams. Fold Hood in half and seam bound-off edge for back of Hood. Sew Hood to neck edge. Sew buttons to Left Front, opposite buttonholes.
Tassel
Wrap yarn around cardboard 20 times. Cut a piece of yarn 20 in. (51 cm) long and thread onto large-eyed blunt needle. Insert needle under all strands at upper edge of cardboard. Pull tightly and knot securely near strands. With crochet hook, chain remaining length of tied strand for about 4 in. (10 cm). Fasten off. Thread chain to inside of Hood and knot to secure.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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Favorite Hoodie Reviewed by Julie Mueller on 2014-07-31 *****
Quick and easy to work up. I had no problems making a wonderful baby sweater. I did add some flower appliques to the front to jazz it up a little. Yarn was easy to work with.


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