Lion Brand« Wool-Ease®
12 sc = 4”. TO INSURE PROPER SIZE, BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
sc2tog: Insert hookinto st, draw up loop, insert hook into next st, draw up loop, yarn over hook and through all loops on hook (= 1 st decreased).
SWEATER (worked in one piece from Back hem edge): Ch 37 (40, 43).
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across -- 36 (39, 42) sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in each sc across -- 36 (39, 42) sc. Ch 1, turn. Rep Row 2 for sc pat until piece meas 4 (41/2, 5)".
Beg Sleeve Shaping: Inc 1 st (2 sc in first and last st) at each end of row 15 (16, 18) times -- 66 (71, 78) sc.
Next row: Inc 6 (7, 8) sts at end of next 2 rows, as foll: ch 7 (8, 9) at end row, then on next row sc into 2nd ch from hook and in each ch and sc across --78 (85, 94) sc. Cont even in sc for 3 (31/2, 4)".
Shape Back neck
Next row: Sc across 31 (34, 38) sts for Right Front, sl st across 16 (17, 18) Back neck sts, sc across last 31 (34, 38) sts for Left Front.
Left Front: Cont on Left Front sts only, working even in sc for 2 rows. Inc 1 st at neck edge on next 5 (5, 6) rows. Work one row even (omit this row for 3T).
Next row: Inc 4 (5, 6) sts at neck edge as foll: ch 5 (6, 7) at end of RS row, then on next row sc into 2nd sc from hook and in each ch and st across -- 40 (44, 50) sc. Work even in sc until cuff meas 6 (7, 8)". On next row, sl st across 6 (6, 8) cuff sts -- 34 (37, 42) sc. Dec 1 sc (sc2tog at side edge) every row 15 (16, 18) times -- 19 (21, 24) sc. Work even until Left Front is same length as Back. Fasten off. Count rows on Left Front and place 4 buttons evenly spaced on Left Front opening edge.
Right Front: Attach yarn to Right Front sts at neck edge. Work to correspond to Left Front, rev shaping and working buttonholes (opp markers) as foll: Work to 3 sts from end of row, (ch 1, skip 1 st) for buttonhole, work 2 sc (Front opening edge).
Sew side seams with flat seam. Fold cuff back. Sew on buttons. Weave in ends.
With yarn end form a loop and work 8 sc into loop, pull yarn end snug to form circle.
Next rnd: Work 2 sc in each sc -- 16 sc.
Next rnd: Work 3 sc in each sc -- 48 sc.
Next rnd: Work 1 sc in each sc around. Ch 1, turn.
Next rnd:Work 1 sc in each sc around, end with sl st in first sc. Ch 1, turn.
Sizes (18 months, 3T)
Next rnd: Work in sc inc 4 (8) sts evenly spaced around, end with sl st in first sc to join. Ch 1, turn. All sizes: Work even on 48 (52, 56) sc until piece meas 61/2 (71/2, 8)". Fasten off. Weave in ends. Fold back brim.