Kids love new clothes to dress up for school and this new sweater pattern

Kids love new clothes to dress up for school and this new sweater pattern

Kids love new clothes to dress up for school and this new sweater pattern

Kids love new clothes to dress up for school and this new sweater pattern fits the bill for looks comfort and wash ability.

Kids love new clothes to dress up for school and this new sweater pattern

Required Supplies:

  • RED HEART® Kids®: 5 (6, 7, 8) Ounces CA, and 3 (3½, 4, 4½) ounces CB
  • COLOR COMBINATIONS: CA/CB 2945 Bikini/2734 Pink; CA/CB 2940 Beach/2652 Lime; CA/CB 2945 Crayon/2230 Yellow (E711 Kids is discontinued)
  • Crochet Hooks: 4mm [US G-6] and 5.5mm [US I-9]
  • yarn needle

Additional Supplies Needed:
Six 7/8″ buttons; sewing needle and thread

Pattern Number: LW1324
Designed By:
Project Type: Baby / Child ,Apparel
Gauge/Tension: GAUGE: 14 sts = 4″; 11 rows = 6″ in dc with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

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Directions are for Size 2. Changes for Sizes 4, 6, and 8
are in parentheses.
RED HEART® “Kids™”: 2 skeins CA and 1 skein CB.
Color Combinations Shown:
2945 Bikini CA and 2734 Pink CB
2940 Beach CA and 2652 Lime CB
2945 Crayon CA and 2230 Yellow CB
Crochet Hooks: U.S. Sizes G-6 [4mm] and I-9 [5.5mm].
Six 7
/8” buttons; sewing needle and thread; yarn needle.
GAUGE: 14 sts = 4”; 11 rows = 6” in dc with larger hook.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain
the gauge.
To Fit Chest: 22 (24, 26, 28)”.
Finished Chest Measurement: 26 (28, 30, 32)”-buttoned
NOTES:
TO DECREASE IN DC: [Yo and draw up a lp in next st, yo
and draw through 2 lps] twice, yo and draw through all 3
lps on hook.
TO CHANGE COLOR IN DC: Yo and draw up a lp in last
st before color change, yo and draw through 2 lps, drop
color in use; with next color to be used yo and draw
through 2 lps on hook.
BACK: With larger hook and CA, ch 48 (51, 55, 58).
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each
ch across; turn – 46 (49, 53, 56) sts.
Row 2: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in each dc across and in top
of ch-3; turn.
Rep Row 2 until 5½ (5½, 6½, 6½)” from beg, end wrong
side row.
Shape Armholes: Ch 1, sl st in first 5 sts, ch 3, dc in next
37 (40, 44, 47) dc; turn, leaving last 4 sts unworked – 38
(41, 45, 48) sts. Work even in dc until armhole measures
5½ (5½, 6½, 6½)”. Fasten off.
Ribbing: With right side facing and smaller hook, attach
CB at lower edge, ch 3, work 45 (47, 51, 55) dc across
beg ch; turn – 46 (48, 52, 56) sts.
Ribbing Row: Ch 2, * dc around the post of next dc from
the front, dc around the post of the next dc from the back;
rep from * to last st; hdc in top of ch; turn.
Rep last row until ribbing measures 1½ (2, 1½, 2)”. Fasten
off.
RIGHT FRONT: With larger hook and CA, ch 25 (26, 28,
30). Work in dc over 23 (24, 26, 28) sts until front
measures same as back to armhole, end wrong side row.
Shape Armhole: Ch 3, dc in next 18 (19, 21, 23) dc; turn,
leaving last 4 sts unworked – 19 (20, 22, 24) sts. Work
even until armhole measures 33/4 (33/4, 5, 5)”, end right
side row.
Shape Neck: Ch 3, dc in next 11 (12, 14, 16) dc; turn,
leaving last 7 sts unworked – 12 (13, 15, 17) sts. Dec 1 st
at neck edge on next 2 rows – 10 (11, 13, 15) sts. Fasten
off.
Ribbing: Work same as back over 22 (24, 26, 28) sts.
LEFT FRONT: Work same as right front EXCEPT work in
Stripe pat of 2 rows CA, 4 rows CB until front measures
same as back to armhole, end wrong side row.
Shape Armhole: Keeping continuity of Stripe pat, ch 1, sl
st in first 5 sts, ch 3, dc in next 18 (19, 21, 23) dc; turn – 19
(20, 22, 24) sts. Work even until armhole measures 3¾
(3¾, 5, 5)”, end right side row.

Shape Neck: Ch 1, sl st in first 8 sts, ch 3, dc in each st
to end; turn – 12 (13, 15, 17) sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge
on next 2 rows. Fasten off. Work ribbing same as for right
front.
LEFT SLEEVE: With larger hook and CA, ch 24 (24, 26,
28). Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 0 (1, 2, 0) ch, [2 dc
in next ch, dc in next 4 (2, 2, 3) ch] 4 (6, 6, 6) times, dc in
last 0 (1, 2, 0) ch – 26 (28, 30, 32) sts; turn. Work in dc,
shaping sides by inc 1 st each end of every right side row
until there are 38 (38, 46, 46) sts. Work even until 8¼ (9¼,
10¼, 11½)” from beg. Fasten off.
Ribbing: Work same as back over 22 (22, 24, 26) sts for 2”.
RIGHT SLEEVE: Work same as left sleeve EXCEPT work
in Stripe pat of 2 rows CA, 4 rows CB.
FINISHING-Neckband: Sew shoulder seams. With right
side facing and smaller hook, attach CB at right neck
edge, ch 3, work 14 dc across right edge, 18 (18, 20, 20)
dc across back neck, 15 dc down left edge; turn – 48 (48,
50, 50) sts. Work one row of ribbing. Fasten off.
Buttonband (Work on left front for girls, right front for
boys): With right side facing and smaller hook, attach CB
and work 3 rows sc evenly across front edge. Fasten off.
Buttonhole Band: Mark positions for 6 buttonholes on
rem front; attach CB and work 1 row sc.
Buttonhole Row: Ch 1, [sc to marker, ch 2, skip 2 sc] 6
times, sc to end; turn.
Next Row: Ch 1, [sc to sp, 2 sc in sp] 6 times, sc to end.
Fasten off. Sew on buttons.
Sew in sleeves, sewing ends of last row to underarm sts of
fronts and back. Sew side and sleeve seams. Weave in
ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); CA, CB = Color A,
Color B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; dec = decrease;
hdc = half double crochet; inc = increase;
mm = millimeters; pat = pattern; rem = remain(ing);
rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sl st = slip stitch;
st(s) = stitch(es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or
** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the
number of times specified.

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