Red Heart Kids

Back to School LW1324

Suitable for beginners.

Directions are for Size 2. Changes for Sizes 4, 6, and 8 are in parentheses.

RED HEART® "Kids™", 100% acrylic, Art. E711 (5 oz solids; 4 oz multi-color skeins): Amount: 5 (6, 7, 8) Ounces CA, and 3 (3 ½, 4, 4 ½) ounces CB.

COLOR COMBINATIONS
CA/CB 2945 Bikini/2734 Pink
CA/CB 2940 Beach/2652 Lime
CA/CB 2945 Crayon/2230 Yellow

Crochet Hooks: U.S. Sizes G-6 [4mm] and I-9 [5.5mm].
Six ⅞" 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.

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 5 ½ (5 ½, 6 ½, 6 ½)" 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 5 ½ (5 ½, 6 ½, 6 ½)". 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 1 ½ (2, 1 ½, 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 3 ¾ (3 ¾, 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 3 ¾ (3 ¾, 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 8 ¼ (9 ¼, 10 ¼, 11 ½)" 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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Just Right LW1280

Suitable for beginners.

Directions are for Size 4. Changes for Sizes 6, 8 and 10 are in parentheses.

RED HEART® "Kids™" Light Worsted Weight Yarn, 100% acrylic, Art. E711 (5 oz solids; 4 oz multi-color skeins).
Amount: 8 (9, 10, 11) Ounces CA, 2 ½ (3, 3 ½, 4) ounces CB, and 1 ounce CC.

COLOR COMBINATIONS:
2734 Pink CA, 2945 Bikini CB, 2850 Turquoise Cc. 2230 Yellow CA, 2930 Crayon CB, 2677 Green CC. 2652 Lime CA, 2940 Beach CB, 2845 Blue CC.

Crochet Hooks: U.S. Sizes H-8 [5mm] and I-9 [5.5mm].

GAUGES: In dc - 13 sts = 4"; 8 rows = 4" with larger hook. Band Rows 1-12 = 3" with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauges given.

To Fit Chest: 24 (26, 28, 30)".
Finished Chest Measurement: 28 (29 ½, 32, 34 ½)".
Pullover length = 16 (17, 18 ½, 19 ½)"; sleeve length = 11 ½ (12 ½, 13 ½, 14 ½)".

BACK-Ribbing: With smaller hook and CC, ch 46 (48, 52, 56). Fasten off.

Row 1 (Right Side): Attach CA in last ch made; ch 3, dc in next ch and in each ch across; turn - 46 (48, 52, 56) sts.

Row 2: Ch 2, skip first st, * dc around the post of next dc from the front, dc around the post of next dc from the back; rep from * to last st; hdc in top of ch.

Rows 3 and 4: Rep Row 2 twice more. Change to larger hook.

Row 5: Ch 3, skip hdc, dc in next dc and in each dc across, dc in top of ch; turn.

Row 6: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc and in each dc across, dc in top of ch; turn.

Rep Row 6 until 6 ½ (7 ½, 8 ½, 9 ½)" from beg, end wrong side row and change to CC in last st of last row. Cut CA.

Band-Row 1 (Right Side): With CC ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.

Row 2: With right side facing attach CB in back lp of first st of last row; ch 1, sc in back lp of each sc across; turn.

Rows 3-10: Ch 1, sc in both lps of each sc across; turn.

Row 11: Rep Row 3 changing to CC in last sc; turn. Cut CB.

Row 12: Rep Row 1. Fasten off.

Yoke-Next Row: With right side facing attach CA in back lp of first st of last row; ch 3, dc in next sc and in each sc across; turn. Work even in dc through both lps until 6 ½ (6 ½, 7, 7)" above band Row 12. Fasten off. Mark center 20 (20, 22, 22) sts for back neck.

FRONT: Work same as back until yoke measures 4 (4, 4 ½, 4 ½)" above band Row 12.

Divide for Neck: Work across first 16 (17, 18, 20) sts; turn. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows. Work even on 13, (14, 15, 17) sts until front measures same as back to shoulder. Fasten off.

Skip next 14 (14, 16, 16) dc of last long row, attach CA in next dc, ch 3, dc in each st to end; turn - 16 (17, 18, 20) sts. Complete to correspond to first side.

SLEEVES: With smaller hook and CC, ch 24 (24, 26, 26). Fasten off. Work Rows 1-4 same as back over 24 (24, 26, 26) sts. Work Row 5 inc 6 (6, 4, 4) sts evenly across - 30 sts. Work Row 6 same as for back.

Continue in dc, shaping sides by inc 1 st each end of every right side row until there are 42 (42, 46, 46) sts. Work even in dc until 8 ½ (9 ½, 10 ½, 11 ½)" from beg, end wrong side row and change to CC in last st of last row. Cut CA. Rep Rows 1-12 of band same as for back.

FINISHING-Neckband: Sew right shoulder seam. With right side facing and smaller hook, attach CA at left neck edge; ch 3, work 9 dc down left neck, 14 (14, 16, 16) dc across center front, 10 dc up right neck, and 20 (20, 22, 22) dc across back neck; turn - 54 (54, 58, 58) sts. Rep Ribbing Rows 2 and 3 same as for back. Fasten off. With right side facing and larger hook, attach CC in back lp of first st at left neck edge; ch 1, sl st loosely in back lp of each st across. Fasten off.

Sew rem shoulder and neckband seam. Place center of sleeve top at shoulder seam and sew in place, having sleeve band Row 12 meet front and back band Row 12. Sew side and sleeve seams. Weave in ends.

Designed by Marilyn Coleman

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); CA, CB, etc = Color A, Color B, etc; 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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Kid's Color Blocks LW1256

Suitable for beginners.

Designed by Michele Thompson.

Directions are for Size 2. Changes for Sizes 4, 6, and 8 are in parentheses. Hat circumference = 17 ½ (19 ¾)".

RED HEART® "Kids™'' 4 Ply Light Worsted Weight Yarn, 100% acrylic, Art. E711 (5 oz solids; 4 oz multi-color skeins): Cardigan: 3 (3 ½, 4, 4 ½) Ounces No. 2677 Green CA, 1 ½ ounces each No. 2390 Red CB and 2845 Blue CC, and 2 ½ (2 ¾, 3, 3 ½) ounces No. 2930 Crayon CD. Hat: 1 Ounce each CA, CB, CC, and CD.

Crochet Hooks: U.S. Sizes G-6 [4mm] and I-9 [5.5mm].

Six ⅞" Buttons, sewing needle and thread.

GAUGE: In dc - 14 sts = 4"; 11 rows = 6" with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

To Fit Chest: 22 (24, 26, 28)".
Finished Chest Measurement: 26 (28, 30, 32)".

CARDIGAN

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 5 ½ (5 ½, 6 ½, 6 ½)" 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 5 ½ (5 ½, 6 ½, 6 ½)". Fasten off.

Ribbing: With right side facing and smaller hook, attach CA 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 Ribbing Row for 1 ½ (2, 1 ½, 2)". Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT: With larger hook and CB, 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 - 19 (20, 22, 24) sts. Work even until armhole measures 3 ¾ (3 ¾, 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 with CA over 22 (24, 26, 28) sts. Fasten off.

LEFT FRONT: Work same as right front with CC until front measures same as back to armhole, end wrong side row. Shape Armhole: 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 3 ¾ (3 ¾, 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.

SLEEVES: With larger hook and CD, ch 28 (30, 32, 34). Work in dc over 26 (28, 30, 32) sts, shaping sides by inc 1 st each end of 3rd row, then every right side row until there are 38 (38, 46, 46) sts. Work even until 8 ¼ (9 ¼, 10 ¼, 11 ½)" from beg. Fasten off. Ribbing: Work same as back with CA over 22 (22, 24, 26) sts for 2". Fasten off.

FINISHING-Neckband: Sew shoulder seams. With right side facing and smaller hook, attach CA 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 CA and work 3 rows sc evenly across front edge. Fasten off. Buttonhole Band: Mark positions for 6 buttonholes on rem front. 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.

HAT

With larger hook and CD ch 17 (19). Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 15 (17) sts. Shape Top: Working in dc, inc 1 st at beg of next row, then at same edge 2 (3) more times; work 1 (0) row even; now dec 1 st at same edge on next 3 (4) rows. Fasten off. ** With right side facing, attach CB in first st, ch 3, dc in each st across; turn - 15 (17) sts. Rep the 7 (8) shaping rows. Fasten off. ** Rep from ** to ** with CD, then rep from ** to ** with CC. Ribbing: With right side facing and smaller hook, attach CA at straight edge of hat, ch 3, work 67 (73) dc across; turn - 68 (74) sts. Work in ribbing, same as for cardigan back, for 2". Sew back seam; sew curved row ends of shaping together to form top. Make a 3" pom pom with CA and attach to top of hat.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); CA, CB, etc = Color A, Color B, etc; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; dec = decrease; hdc = half double crochet; inc = increase; mm = millimeters; pat = pattern; rem = remain(ing); rep = repeal; 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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Bubblegum Crocheted Throw LW1307

Suitable for beginners.

Designed by Mary Jane Protus.

Throw measures approximately 46 ½" x 53".

RED HEART® "Kids™" Light Worsted Weight Yarn, 100% acrylic, Art. E711 (5 ounce solids; 4 ounce multi-color skeins).

Amount: 20 Ounces No. 2945 Bikini CA, 12 ounces No. 2001 White CB, 7 ounces No. 2734 Pink CC.

Crochet Hook: U.S. Size H-8 [5mm].

Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square measures 6 ½" x 6 ½".

CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

SQUARE (Make 56): With CA, ch 4; join with a sl st in first ch to form a, ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, [yo and draw up a lp] 3 times all in first sc, yo and draw yarn through all 7 lps on hook, ch 1 tightly to close beg puff st, ch 3, * [yo and draw up a lp] 4 times all in next sc, yo and draw yarn through all 9 lps on hook, ch 1 tightly to close puff st, ch 3; rep from * 6 more times; join with a sl st in top of beg puff st - 8 puff sts. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: With right side facing, attach CC in any ch-3 sp; ch 1, (sc, dc, tr, ch 1, tr, dc, sc) all in same ch-3 sp, * (sc, dc, tr, ch 1, tr, dc, sc) all in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: With right side facing, attach CB in any ch-1 sp; ch 1, sc in same sp, * ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 7 * *, sc in next sp; rep from * around, end at * *; join.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, * 5 dc in ch-5 sp, dc in next sc, (5 dc, ch 2, 5 dc) all in ch-7 sp **, dc in next sc; rep from * around, end at **; join with a sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 6: With right side facing, attach CA in any ch-2 sp; ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same sp, dc in each dc to next ch-2 sp, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in sp, dc in each dc to next ch-2 sp; rep from * around; join. Fasten off Weave in ends.

FINISHING: Sew squares together: 7 squares wide by 8 squares long.

Border: With right side facing, attach CA in any corner sp and work 2 rounds sc evenly around, taking care to keep work flat. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); CA, CB, CC = Color A, Color B, Color C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; lp(s) = loop(s); mm = millimeters; pat = pattern; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl st = slip stitch; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

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Patty Cakes Cardigan & Hat LW1330

Skill level: Intermediate

SUPPLIES

Cardigan and Hat directions are for Size Newborn to 3 months; changes for Sizes 6, 9 and 12-18 months are in parentheses. Sock directions are for Size Newborn to 3 months; changes for Sizes 6-9 and 12-18 months are in parentheses.

RED HEART® “Kids™”, 100% acrylic, Art. E711 (5 oz solids; 4 oz multi-color skeins): 1 skein each: No. 2734 Pink CA and No. 2945 Bikini CB.

Knitting Needles: 4 mm [US 6] and 5 mm [US 8]. Yarn needle; five 1/2" buttons, sewing needle and thread.

GAUGES: In St st: 18 sts = 4"; 24 rows = 4" on larger needles. In Pat: 18 sts = 4"; 30 rows = 4" on larger needles. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauges.

To Fit Chest: 17 (18, 19, 20)". Finished Chest Measurement: 19 (21 1/4, 24, 27)" – buttoned. Hat Circumference: 11 (12 1/2, 14, 15 1/4)".

CARDIGAN-BACK: With smaller needles and CA, cast on 45 (51, 57, 63) sts. Work in ribbing as follows: Row 1 (Right Side): K1, * P1, K1; rep from * across. Row 2: P1, * K1, P1; rep from * across. Rep Rows 1 and 2 for 1". Change to larger needles and CB, and work in St st, beg K row, until 91/2 (10, 11, 12)" from beg, end P row. Bind off 8 (11, 14, 17) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Put rem 29 sts on a holder.

LEFT FRONT: With smaller needles and CA, cast on 17 (21, 23, 27) sts. Work in ribbing same as back, inc 1 (0, 1, 0) st on last row, end Row 2 – 18 (21, 24, 27) sts. Change to larger needles and work in pat Check Pat as follows:

Row 1 (Right Side): With CA, K.

Row 2: P.

Row 3: With CB, K1, sl 1 purlwise, * K2, sl 1 purlwise; rep from * to last st; K1.

Row 4: K1, yarn forward, sl 1 purlwise, yarn back, * K2, yarn forward, sl 1 purlwise, yarn back; rep from * to last st, K1.

Rep Rows 1-4 for pat until 81/2 (9, 10, 11)" from beg, end pat Row 4.

Shape Neck: Keeping continuity of pat, with CA, K10 (13, 16, 19) sts, turn and put rem 8 sts on a holder. Dec 1 st at neck edge every other row until 8 (11, 14, 17) sts rem. Work even until front measures same as back to shoulder, end Row 2. Bind off

RIGHT FRONT: Work same as Left Front reversing neck shaping.

SLEEVES: With smaller needles and CB, cast on 25 (25, 27, 29) sts. Work in ribbing same as for back, inc 4 (6, 8, 10) sts evenly spaced on last row, end Row 2 – 29 (31, 35, 39) sts. Change to larger needles and CA and work in St st, beg K row, shaping sides by inc 1 st each end of 5th row, then every 6th row until there are 39 (41, 45, 51) sts. Work even until 61/2 (7, 71/2 , 8)" from beg, end P row. Bind off.

FINISHING-Neckband: Sew shoulder seams. With right side facing, smaller needles and CA, K across 8 sts on right front holder, pick up and K11 sts up neck edge, K across 29 sts from back neck holder, pick up 11 sts down left neck edge, K across 8 sts on holder – 67 sts. Work 7 rows ribbing, beg Row 2. Bind off in rib.

Button Band: With right side facing, smaller needles and CA, pick up and K43 (45, 51, 55) sts across left front edge. Work in ribbing, beg Row 2, for 6 rows. Bind off loosely in rib.

Buttonhole Band: On right front, mark positions for 5 buttonholes. Work same as for button band until 2 rows of ribbing are completed. Buttonhole Row: [Rib to marker, bind off 2 sts] 5 times, rib to end. Next Row: [Rib to bind-off, cast on 2 sts,] 5 times, rib to end. Work 2 rows even in ribbing. Bind off loosely in rib. Sew on buttons.

Mark front and back 41/4 (41/2, 5, 51/2 )" down from shoulder seams. Place center of sleeve top at shoulder seam and sew in place between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams.

HAT: With smaller needles and CA, cast on 48 (56, 60, 68) sts. Work in K2, P2 ribbing for 21/2 (3, 3, 31/2)" inc 3 (1, 3, 1) sts on last row – 51 (57, 63, 69) sts. Change to larger needles and work in Check Pat same as for Left Front, beg Row 1 until 5 (6, 6, 61/2)" from beg dec 2 (0, 2, 0) sts on last row, end Row 2 – 49 (57, 61, 69) sts. Fasten off CB.

Shape Top: [K2tog, K8 (10, 11, 13) sts, sl 1, K1, psso, place marker] 4 times, K1 – 41 (49, 53, 61) sts. Next Row: P. Next Row: [K2tog, K to 2 sts before marker, sl 1, K1, psso] 4 times, K1. Rep last 2 rows until 9 (9, 13, 13) sts rem. Cut yarn, leaving a long end and weave through rem sts. Draw up tightly and fasten securely. Sew seam, reversing for cuff. Fold cuff to the right side. Make a pom pom with CB and fasten to top of hat.

SOCKS: Beg at sole, with smaller (larger, larger) needles and CB, cast on 33 (33, 39) sts. Marking first row as the right side, K 13 rows. Shape Instep-Row 1: K8 (8, 10), P11 (11, 13), P3tog; TURN. Row 2: Sl 1, K5 (5, 7), sl 1, K2tog, psso; TURN. Row 3: Sl 1, P5 (5, 7), P3tog; TURN. Rep Rows 2 and 3 twice more, then rep Row 2 once more, do NOT turn, but K to end of row – 17 (17, 23) sts. K 16 rows. Bind off loosely. Sew back/bottom seam.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); CA = color A; CB = color B; K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; psso = pass sl st over; rep = repeat; st(s) = stitch(es); sl = slip; St st = stockinette stitch (K1 row; P1 row); tog = together; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

Designed by Kathleen Sams.

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Gotcha Covered #1 Knitted Hats LW1268

Skill level: Beginner

YARN QUALITY*

KNITTING NEEDLES

GAUGE in St st ON LARGER NEEDLES

A

Fingering Weight

2.75mm [US 2] & 3.5mm [US 4]

26 sts = 4"; 35 rows = 4"

B

Light Sport Weight

3.5mm [US 4] & 4mm [US 6]

22 sts = 4"; 30 rows = 4"

C

Sport Weight

3.5mm [US 4] & 4mm [US 6]

20 sts = 4"; 27 rows = 4"

D

Light Worsted Weight

4mm [US 6] & 5mm [US 8]

18 sts = 4"; 24 rows = 4"

E

Worsted Weight

4mm [US 6] & 5mm [US 8]

17 sts = 4"; 23 rows = 4"

F

Chunky Weight

5mm [US 8] & 6mm [US 10]

15 sts = 4"; 20 rows = 4"

G

Bulky Weight

6.5mm [US 10.5] & 9mm [US 13]

9 sts = 4"; 13 rows = 4"

Amount: One skein each of 2 colors of any yarn quality will make one or more hats.

SIZE

1

2

3

4

5

6

TO FIT

Preemie

Baby

Toddler

Child

Women

Men

CIRCUMFERENCE

12"

14"

16"

18"

20"

22"

NOTE: Circle the numbers appropriate to the hat size and yarn quality you are making to help keep track of the pattern.

HAT-Cuff: With smaller needles and first color, cast on

A

77

93

105

-

-

-

B

65

77

89

97

109

121

C

61

69

81

89

101

109

D

53

61

73

81

89

97

E

49

57

69

77

85

93

F

-

53

61

69

77

81

G

-

33

37

41

45

49

sts. Work in ribbing as follows: Row 1 (Right Side): * K2, P2; rep from * to last st; K1. Row 2: P1, * K2, P2; rep from * across. Rep Rows 1 and 2 for

A-G

2 1/2

3

4

5

6

6

inches, end Row 1. Crown: Change to larger needles and second color and work in plain St st or stripes, beg K row, until

A-G

5

6

7

9

10

10

inches from beg, end P row. Shape Top: [K2tog, K

A

15

19

22

-

-

-

B

12

15

18

20

23

26

C

11

13

16

18

21

23

D

9

11

14

16

18

20

E

8

10

13

15

17

19

F

-

9

11

13

15

16

G

-

4

5

6

7

8

sts, sl 1, K1, psso, place marker on needle] 4 times, K1. Next Row: P. Next Row: [K2tog, K to 2 sts before marker, sl 1, K1, psso] 4 times, K1. Rep the last 2 rows until the row “[K2tog, K1 OR K2, sl 1, K1, psso] 4 times, K1” has been worked and 13 OR 17 sts rem. Cut yarn, leaving a long end; weave through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten securely. Sew seam, reversing for cuff turnback. Fold cuff in half to the right side. Optional: Make a pom pom and fasten to top of hat.

*Yarn Quality: A = RED HEART® Baby Fingering Traditional and Pompadour. B = RED HEART® Soft Baby; TLC® Baby. C = RED HEART® Sport; Baby Sport Econo. D = RED HEART® Soft; Kids; Baby Teri; Tweed; TLC® Lustre; Heathers. E = RED HEART® Super Saver; Classic; Fiesta; Pounder; Classic Plus; TLC® Essentials. F = RED HEART® Misty. G = RED HEART® Light & Lofty; Baby Clouds.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; K = knit; P = purl; psso = pass the slipped stitch over; rem = remain(ing); rep = repeat; sl = slip; st = stitch; St st = Stockinette stitch (K1 row; P1 row); tog = together; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

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Gotcha Covered #2 Crochet Hats LW1269

Skill level: Beginner

Crochet striped baby sweater and hat done in TLC Baby yarn will look cute on any baby.

YARN QUALITY*

CROCHET HOOKS GAUGE in sc rnds ON SMALLER HOOK

A

Fingering Weight

3.25mm [US D-3] & 3.5mm [US E-4]

21 sts = 4"; 25 rnds = 4"

B

Light Sport Weight

3.75mm [US F-5] & 4mm [US G-6]

18 sts = 4"; 21 rnds = 4"

C

Sport Weight

4mm [US G-6] & 5mm [US H-8]

16 sts = 4"; 18 rnds = 4"

D

Light Worsted Weight

5mm [US H-8] & 5.5mm [US I-9]

14 sts = 4"; 16 rnds = 4"

E

Worsted Weight

5.5mm [US I-9] & 6mm [US J-10]

13 sts = 4"; 14 rnds = 4"

F

Chunky Weight

6mm [US J-10] & 6.5mm [US K-101/2]

11 sts = 4"; 13 rnds = 4"

G

Bulky Weight

10mm [US N-15] & 11.5mm [US P-16]

5 sts = 3"; 8 rnds = 41/4"

Amount: One skein each of 2 colors of any yarn quality will make one or more hats.

SIZE

1

2

3

4

5

6

TO FIT

Preemie

Baby

Toddler

Child

Women

Men

CIRCUMFERENCE

12"

14"

16"

18"

20"

22"

NOTE: Circle the numbers appropriate to the hat size and yarn quality you are making to help keep track of the pattern.

HAT-Cuff: With larger hook and first color, chain

A

64

72

84

-

-

-

B

52

64

72

80

92

100

C

48

56

64

72

80

88

D

40

48

56

64

68

76

E

40

44

52

56

64

72

F

-

36

44

48

56

60

G

-

24

28

32

32

36

sts; join with a sl st to first ch, being sure ch is not twisted. Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same ch as joining and in each ch around; join in the back lp of first sc; turn - the number of sc should be the same as the number of ch. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in back lp of each sc around; join in back lp of first sc; turn. Rep Rnd 2 for

A-F

2 1/2

3

4

5

6

6

inches, do not turn at end of last rnd. Crown: Change to smaller hook and second color. Next Rnd (Right Side): Ch 1, sc in both lps of each sc around; join; do not turn. Rep last rnd with one color or 2 colors for stripes until

A-F

5

6

7

9

10

10

inches from beg. Shape Top: Ch 1; [draw up a lp in next 2 sc, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook - dec made; sc in next

A

11

13

16

-

-

-

B

8

11

13

15

18

20

C

7

9

11

13

15

17

D

5

7

9

11

12

14

E

5

6

8

9

11

13

F

-

4

6

7

9

10

G

-

1

2

3

3

4

sts, dec, sc in next sc, place marker in last st] 4 times; join to first sc – 8 sts dec. Next Rnd: Ch 1, [dec, sc in each sc to 2 sts before marked st, dec, sc in next sc] 4 times; join. Rep the last rnd until the rnd “Ch 1, [dec, sc in next 0 OR 1 sc, dec, sc in next sc] 4 times” has been worked and 12 OR 16 sts rem. Work 1 rnd even. Cut yarn, leaving a long end; weave through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten securely. Fold cuff in half to the right side. Optional: Make a pom pom and fasten to top of hat.


*Yarn Quality: A = RED HEART® Baby Fingering Traditional and Pompadour. B = RED HEART® Soft Baby; TLC® Baby. C = RED HEART® Sport; Baby Sport Econo. D = RED HEART® Soft; Kids; Baby Teri; Tweed; TLC® Lustre; Heathers. E = RED HEART® Super Saver; Classic; Fiesta; Pounder; Classic Plus; TLC® Essentials. F = RED HEART® Misty. G = RED HEART® Light & Lofty; Baby Clouds.
ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; ch = chain; dec = decrease(d); lp = loop; rem = remain(ing); rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; st = stitch; tog = together; yo = yarn over; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

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