Jacket with moss stitch bands

To fit ages

0-3

3-6

6-9

9-12

12-24

24-36

months

Actual measurements

Chest

48

52

56

60

65

70

cm

19

20%

22

23%

25%

2 7%

in

Length to shoulder

21

24

26

28

32

36

cm

8%

9%

10%

11

12!*

14%

in

Sleeve length

13

15

17

19

22

24

cm

5

6

6%

TA

83A

9%

in

materials 2(3:3:3:4:5) 50g balls of Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino in Pale Pink.

Pair each of 3mm (US 2) and 3%mm (US 3) knitting needles. 5(6:6:6:7:7) buttons.

tension 25 sts and 34 rows to 10cm/4in square over st st using 3%mm (US 3) needles.

abbreviations beg = beginning cm = centimetre(s) cont = continue dec = decrease foil = following in = inch(es) inc = increase one st by working into front and back of st K(k) = knit mm = millimetres P(p) = purl rem = remaining rep = repeat st(s) = stitch(es) st st = stocking stitch tog = together yf = yarn forward back With 3mm (US 2) needles, cast on 61 (67:71:75:83:87) sts.

Moss st row K1, * p1, k1; rep from * to end. This row forms moss st. Rep the last row 5 times more. Change to 3Mmm (US 3) needles.

Beg with a k row, work in st st until back measures 21(24:26:28:32:36)cm/ 8K(9J£10!&11:12J£:14K)in from cast-on edge, ending with a p row. Shape shoulders

Cast off 17(19:20:21:23:24) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Leave rem 27(29:31:33:37:39) sts on a spare needle.

jacket with moss stitch bands left front With 3mm (US 2) needles, cast on 35(39:41:43:47:49) sts.

This row forms moss St.

Rep the last row 5 times more.

Change to 3%mm (US 3) needles.

Rep the last 2 rows 22(27:32:32:39:45) times more.

Shape neck

Next row K to last 9(10:11:11:11:12) sts, leave these sts on a stitch holder.

Dec one st at neck edge on every row until 17(19:20:21:23:24) sts rem.

Cont straight until front measures same as back to shoulder, ending at armhole edge.

Shape shoulder

Cast off.

right front With 3mm (US 2) needles, cast on 35(39:41:43:47:49) sts.

This row forms moss st.

Rep the last row 3 times more.

Next row (buttonhole row) P1.k1.p1, k2tog, yf, moss st to end.

Next row Moss st to end.

Change to 3I4mm (US 3) needles.

Next row (buttonhole row) P1, k1, p1, k2tog, yf, k to end.

Rep the last 10(12:14:14:14:16) rows 3(3:3:3:4:4) times more.

Shape neck

Next row Moss st 6 sts, then k3(4:5:5:5:6) sts, leave these 9(10:11:11:11:12) sts on a stitch holder, k to end.

Dec one st at neck edge on every row until 17(19:20:21:23:24) sts rem. Cont straight until front measures same as back to shoulder, ending at armhole edge. Shape shoulder Cast off.

sleeves With 3mm (US 2) needles, cast on 25(29:33:35:37:39) sts.

Moss st row P1, * k1, p1; rep from * to end. This row forms moss st. Rep the last row 5 times more. Change to 3%mm (US 3) needles.

Beg with a k row, work in st st and inc one st at each end of the 3rd and every foil 4th row until there are 47(51:57:63:71:79) sts.

Cont straight until sleeve measures 13(15:17:19:22:24)cm/5(6:63/:7&83/:9$in from cast-on edge, ending with a p row. Cast off.

neckband Join shoulder seams.

With right side facing and 3mm (US 2) needles, slip 9(10:11:11:11:12) sts from right front neck holder onto a needle, pick up and k16(16:17:17:18:18) sts up right front neck, k27(29:31:33:35:37) sts from back neck holder, pick up and k16(16:17:17:18:18) sts down left front neck, k3(4:5:5:5:6) sts, then moss st 6 from left front holder. 77(81:87:89:93:97) sts. Work 1 row in moss st.

Next row (buttonhole row) P1, k1, p1, k2tog, yf, moss st to end. Work 3 rows in moss st. Cast off in moss st.

to make up Matching centre of cast-off edge of sleeve to shoulder, sew on sleeves. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew on buttons.

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