Red Heart Soft Baby

Knit Baby Hoodie LW1477

Skill Level: Intermediate

Designed by Michele Thompson

Directions are for size 9 months. Changes for 12, 18, and 24 months are in parentheses.

RED HEART® "Soft Baby®": 9 (14, 19, 23) Ounces No. 8885 Giggle Print MC.
RED HEART® Ltd. "Foxy™": 1 Ball No. 9251 Cherries CC.
Knitting Needles: 5mm [US 8] and 6mm [US 10].
10 (12, 12, 12)" Separating zipper; sewing needle and thread to match; yarn needle.

GAUGE: 17 sts = 4"; 24 rows= 4" in Seed st with larger needles and 2 strands MC. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

To Fit Chest: 16 (18, 19, 20)".
Finished Chest: 22 (24, 25, 26)".

NOTE: Work with 2 strands MC held together as one throughout.

BACK: With larger needles and MC, cast on 47 (51, 53, 55) sts.

Row 1 (Right Side): K1, * P1, K1; rep from * across.

Rep Row 1 for Seed st until 11 (12 ½, 13, 13 ½)" from beg. Bind off in pat.

RIGHT FRONT: With larger needles and MC, cast on 21 (23, 25, 27) sts. Work in Seed st same as for Back until 10 (12, 12, 12 ½)" from beg, end by working a wrong side row.

Shape Neck: Keeping continuity of Seed st, bind off 6 sts at beg of next row - 15 (17, 19, 21) sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 rows 13 (15, 17, 19) sts. Work even until front measures same as Back. Bind off in pat.

LEFT FRONT: Work same as Right Front, reversing neck shaping by working a right side row before binding off at neck edge.

SLEEVES: With larger needles and MC, cast on 29 (31, 31, 33) sts. Work in Seed st same as for Back, shaping sides by inc 1 st at each end of 5th row, then every 4th row until there are 43 (47, 51, 55) sts, working added sts into pat. Work even in Seed st until 6 (6 ½, 7, 7 ½)" from beg. Bind off in pat.

Sleeve Edging: With right side facing, larger needles and 1 strand CC, pick up and K29 (31, 31, 33) sts across lower edge of Sleeve. Work in St st for 7 rows, beg P row (8 rows total). Bind off loosely in K.

HOOD: With larger needles and MC, cast on 69 (73, 77, 81) sts. Work in Seed st same as for Back until 6 (6 ½, 7, 7 ½)" from beg. Change to one strand of CC. Work in St st for 8 rows. Bind off loosely in K.

FINISHING-Front Edging: With right side facing, smaller needles and MC, pick up and K52 (58, 58, 60) sts across left front edge. Bind off in K. Repeat Edging on right front edge.

Sew zipper in place under edgings.

Sew front and back at shoulders. Measure 5 (5 ½, 6, 6 ½)" down from shoulders on front and back. Place center of sleeve top at shoulder seam and sew in place between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Sew back seam of hood. Sew hood along neck edge, easing in to fit.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; CC = contrast color; dec = decrease; inc = increase; K = knit; MC = main color; mm = millimeters; P = purl; pat = pattern; rem = remain; rep = repeat; St st = Stockinette stitch (K on right side rows; P on wrong side rows; st(s) = stitch (es); tog = together; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times indicated.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.

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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.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.

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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.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.

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