Pattern 8361 - Special for Babies Aran

Cardigan and Hat

This pattern includes instructions for a simple Cable baby jacket and matching hat. Stylecraft Special for Babies is the ideal yarn to use to knit this design.

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Special for Babies Aran

Special for Babies is perfect for knitting those irresistible baby garments and accessories. Pick up a ball and feel the difference. Special for Babies Aran has a softer handle and cleaner appearance. It comes in a range of classic baby colours.

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Weight: Aran

Composition: 100% Premium Acrylic

Ball Size: 100g

Meterage: 184m/201yds

Wash & Care: Machine washable 30C, cool tumble dry, may dry clean, cool iron

You will need: Pair of 5mm (UK6-USA8) Knitting Needles, 1x5mm (UK6-USA8) Cable Neddle. 4 Buttons. 1 Stitch Holder

Sizes0-3 months1-2 years3-4 years3-6 months6-12 months
Special for Babies, Aran Blue 123223322
Sizes0-3months1-2 years3-4 years3-6months6-12months
Special for Babies, Aran Blue 123211111

Front of pattern should be Baby Aran NOT Wondersoft DK. ABBREVIATIONS SECTION: 2x2 RIBS BACK: 2nd, 3rd and 4th sizes. FRONTS: 2nd and 4th sizes. SLEEVES: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th sizes. FRONT RIBS: 3rd and 4th sizes. 1st row: K2, *P2,K2, rep from * to end. 2nd Row: *P2, K2, rep from * to last 2 sts, P2. Repeat these 2 rows. BACK: 1st and 5th sizes. FRONTS: 1st, 3rd and 5th sizes. SLEEVES: 1st size. FRONT RIBS: 1st, 2nd and 5th sizes. COLLAR and HAT: 1st and 2nd rows: *K2,P2; rep from *to end: Repeat these two rows. CARDIGAN, BACK: Column 3 should read: cont straight in pattern as set until work measures 26[28:30:32:34] cm. 1-.25 {11:12:12.75: 13.4] inches. Next row: Cast off 12[13:15:17:20] sts. PLace 20 sts on stitch holder. Cast off rem 12[13:15:17:20] sts. Page 3 LEFT FRONT: End of row 29 add on 12[14:16:18:20]sts. Column 3 HAT: Row 7 should read K2, P24 [28:32:36::40]. Row 15 should read K2, P24[28:32:36:40]. Page 4 column 1 After 19th row 1st size only: 40 sts. Patt 1 row cast off.. 23rd row 2nd size only 40 sts. Patt 1 row. Cast off. 31st row 4th size only: 40 sts.Patt1 row. Cast off.34th row: Liune 4 Next row: 40 sts. Patt 1 row. Cast off. RIGHT FRONTWork as for left front to ***.3rd Row of patt: Change C8B to C8F: P2 [3:4:5:6], K2, P2, C8F, P2, K2, P2 [3:4:5:6]. Cont in patt as now set. Complete right front as left front reversing all shaping.

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