Left Front Border

With rs facing, using 31/4mm needles pick up and knit 48 [56:60:66:74:82] sts evenly along front edge and 7 [7: 7:9:9:9] sts evenly along rib. 55 [63:67:75:83:91] sts. 1st Row. P2, * k2, p2, rep from * to last st, kl.

2nd Row. PI, * k2, p2, rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

1st and 2nd rows set rib.

For a Boy

Next Row. Rib 2 [2:2:2:3:2], cast off 2 sts, (rib 13 [11:12:14:12:11], cast off 2 sts) 3 [4:4:4:5:6] times, rib 2. Next Row. Rib 3, cast on 2 sts, (rib 14 [12:13:15:13:12], cast on 2 sts) 3 [4:4:4:5:6] times, rib 2 [2:2: 2:3:2].

Work 3 rows more in rib. Cast off in rib. For a Girl

Work 5 rows more in rib. Cast off in rib.

HOOD

Join raglan seams. Using 4mm needles cast on 7 [7:8:8:9:9] sts, with rs facing, work across 11 [11: 13:13:13:13] sts left on a stitch holder at top of right sleeve as follows:- k3, pick up loop between last and next st and knit into the back of this loop (this will now be referred to as ml), (kl, ml) 6 [6:7:7:8:8] times, k2 [2:3:3:2:2], work across 20 [20:22:22:26:26] sts left on a stitch holder at back of neck as follows:- k4 [4:2:2:4:3], ml, (k3 [3: 3:3:3:2], ml) 4 [4:6:6:6:10] times, k4 [4:2:2:4:3], work across 11 [11: 13:13:13:13] sts left on a stitch holder at top of left sleeve as follows:-k2 [2:3:3:2:2], ml, (kl, ml) 6 [6:7: 7:8:8] times, k3, cast on 7 [7:8:8: 9:9] sts. 75 [75:87:87:95:99] sts. Starting with 2nd row of st-st cont until hood measures 15 [17:18:19: 20:21]cm, (6 [6n/2:7:7V2:8:8V4]in), ending with a ws row. Shape Top

Next Row. Cast off 25 [25:29:29: 32:33], k24 [24:28:28:30:32], cast off 25 [25:29:29:32:33] sts. With ws facing, rejoin yarn to rem 25 [25:29:29:31:33] sts and purl to end.

Cont without shaping until hood measures 11 [ll:13:13:14.5:15]cm, (41/4 [41/4: 5V4:51/4:5%:6]in) from cast off sts, ending with a ws row. Cast off.

HOOD BORDER

Join side edges at top of hood to 25 [25:29:29:32:32] cast off sts. With rs facing, using 31/4mm needles pick up and knit 41 [45:47:51:52:55] sts evenly along right side of hood, 22 [22:26:26:28:30] sts from top of hood and 41 [45:47:51:52:55] sts evenly along left side of hood. 104 [112:120:128:132:140] sts. 1st Row. Kl, p2, * k2, p2, rep from * to last st, kl.

2nd Row. Pi, * k2, p2, rep from * to last 3 sts, k2, pi.

1st and 2nd rows set rib.

Cast off in rib.

POCKET BORDERS (Both alike)

With rs facing, using 31/4mm needles cast on 1 st, using same needle pick up and knit 18 [22:26:30:34:34] sts evenly along side edge of pocket, cast on 1 st (cast on sts to be used for sewing pocket borders to fronts). 20 [24:28:32:36:36] sts. 1st Row. Kl, p2, * k2, p2, rep from

2nd Row. PI, * k2, p2, rep from * to last 3 sts, k2, pi.

1st and 2nd rows set rib.

Work 3 rows more in rib.

Cast off in rib.

TO MAKE UP

Join side and sleeve seams. Placing ends of hood borders to ends of front borders sew cast on sts of hood and hood borders in position at front of neck. Sew pocket linings in position. Sew pocket borders in position (using cast on sts). Sew on buttons. Pin out garment to the measurement given at beginning of instruction. Cover with damp cloths and leave until dry. See ball band for washing and further care instructions.

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    How to pick up loop between last and next stitch?
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