Bernat® Baby Blanket One Piece Cardigan

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by Bernat® Design Team

Bernat® Baby Blanket One Piece Cardigan

Use Bernat® Baby Blanket Yarn to create the adorable One Piece Baby Cardigan that keeps your baby warm! A.C. Moore sells these yarns in several different colors, so you can always change the project to match your baby's style!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 8 sts and 13 rows in stocking st (4 inch) to knit a cardigan that measures: 17 inch (18 inch, 19 inch, 21 inch) to fit chest measurement and 20 inch (21 inch, 22 inch, 24 inch) finished chest. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies do not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Pattern and supplies are written for smallest size (6 months) with changes for 12 months, 18 months and 24 months in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. Special Abbreviation: Kfb - Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch Note: Cardigan is worked in one piece.
  • 2
    Body: Beg at lower edge of Back, cast on 21 (22, 23, 25) sts. Knit 5 rows (garter st), noting 1st row is WS.
  • 3
    Beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 6 (7, 7-1/2, 8-1/2) inch, ending on a purl row.
  • 4
    Shape sleeves: Cast on 7 (8,10,11) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 35 (38, 43, 47) sts. Place marker at end of last row. Next row: (RS). Knit. N ext row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2. Rep last 2 rows until work from marker measures 4 (4-1/2, 5, 5) inch, ending on a WS row. Place markers at each end of last row.
  • 5
    Shape back neck: Next row: (RS). K13 (14, 16, 18). Cast off center 9 (10, 11, 11) sts. K13 (14, 16, 18) (including st on needle after cast off). Cont on last 13 (14, 16, 18) sts (Left Front). Next row: K2. Purl to end of row. Next row: Kfb in first st. Knit to end of row. Rep last 2 rows once more. 15 (16, 18, 20) sts. Next row: K2. Purl to end of row. Next row: Cast on 3 (4, 4, 4) sts. Knit to end of row. 18 (20, 22, 24) sts. Next row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2. Next row: Knit. Rep last 2 rows until work from last set of markers measures 4 (4-1/2, 5, 5) inch, ending on a RS row.
  • 6
    Next row: (WS). Cast off 7 (8, 10, 11) sts. Purl to last 2 sts. K2. 11 (12, 12, 13) sts. Next row: Knit. Next row: Purl to last 2 sts. K2. Rep last 2 rows until work from last cast off edge measures 5 (6, 6-1/2, 7-1/2) inch, ending on a RS row. Knit 4 rows (garter st). Cast off knitwise (WS).
  • 7
    With WS facing, join yarn to rem 13 (14, 16, 18) sts (Right Front). Next row: Purl to last 2 sts. K2. Next row: Knit to last st. Kfb in last st. Rep last 2 rows once more. 15 (16, 18, 20) sts.
  • 8
    Next row: (WS). Cast on 3 (4, 4, 4) sts. Purl to last 2 sts. K2. 18 (20, 22, 24) sts. Next row: Knit. Next row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2. Rep last 2 rows until work from last set of markers measures 4 (4-1/2, 5, 5) inch ending on a WS row.
  • 9
    Next row: (RS). Cast off 7 (8, 10, 11) sts. Knit to end of row. 11 (12, 12, 13) sts. Next row: K2. Purl to end of row. Next row: Knit. Rep last 2 rows until work from last cast off edge measures 5 (6, 6-1/2, 7-1/2) inch, ending on a RS row. Knit 4 rows (garter st). Cast off knitwise (WS).
  • 10
    Finishing: Neck edging: With RS facing and crochet hook, join yarn with sl st in corner of Left Front neck edge. Ch 1. Work sc evenly around neck edge to opposite corner. Ch 4 for button loop. Join with sl st to Right Front edge to form loop. Fasten off.
  • 11
    Using smooth yarn, sew side and sleeve seams. Sew on button to correspond to button loop.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Bernat® Baby Blanket Yarn Baby Dove 104780653
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles Single Point 9 inch No. 11 104239555
  • Clover Jumbo Locking Stitch Markers 12 pc. 104239629
  • Clover Cable Stitch Holders 104239469
  • Button that is 1 inch in Diameter
  • Coordinating Yarn to Sew Seams
  • Clover Amour Crochet Hook J 6.0 mm 104755765
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