Red Heart Soft My Red Jumper

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by Lorna Miser, Red Heart

Red Heart Soft My Red Jumper

Children will love this soft jumper!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1

    PATTERN STITCHES

    2 x 4 Rib (multiple of 6 sts)

    All rounds: *K2, p4; repeat from * around.

    Garter Stitch

    Round 1: Purl.

    Round 2: Knit.

    Note: Pinafore is worked in the round to underarms, then divided for front and back. Directions are for size 2; changes for sizes 4, 6 and 8 are in parentheses.

    Finished Chest: 22 (23½, 25½, 27)" [56 (60, 65, 68.5) cm]

    Finished Length, buttoned: 17 (19, 20½, 22½)" [43 (48, 52, 57) cm ]

  • 2

    SKIRT

    Cast on 138 (150, 162, 174) sts. Place marker for beginning of round. Join to work in rounds, being careful not to twist the sts.

    Work 2 x 4 Rib until piece measures 5½ (6, 7, 8)″ [14 (15, 18, 20.5) cm].

    Decrease round: *K2, p2, p2tog; repeat from * around – 115 (125, 135, 145) sts.

    Next round: *K2, p3; repeat from * around.

    Repeat last round until piece measures 11 (12¾, 14, 15½)″ [28 (32.5, 35.5, 39.5) cm].

    Decrease round: *K2, p1, p2tog; repeat from * around – 92 (100, 108, 116) sts.

    Work Garter Stitch for 7 rounds, end with Round 1.

    FRONT AND BACK

    Bind off 8 sts, k38 (42, 46, 50) for Front. Place remaining 46 (50, 54, 58) sts on holder.

    Working flat back and forth on circular needle, knit every row for 3 (3¼, 3½, 4)″ [7.5 (8.5, 9, 10) cm]. Bind off.

    Slip sts on holder to needle, rejoin yarn. Bind off 8 sts, knit to end of row. Knit every row until Back measures same as Front.

    Shoulder Straps

    Next row: K10, place remaining sts on holder.

    Knit every row until strap measures 4″ [20 cm], end on a wrong side row.

    Buttonhole row (Right Side): K4, k2tog, yo, k4.

    Knit 5 more rows; bind off.

    Slip sts on holder to needle, rejoin yarn. Bind off 18 (22, 26, 30) sts, knit to end. Knit every row until strap measures same as first strap, end on a wrong side row.

    Buttonhole row (Right Side): K4, k2tog, yo, k4.

    Knit 5 more rows; bind off.

  • 3

    FINISHING

    Block pinafore. Sew buttons to Front. Weave in ends.

    ABBREVIATIONS

    k = knit

    p = purl

    st(s) = stitch(es)

    mm = millimeters

    [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified

    * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn White 104212431
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Gold 104212442
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Tea Leaf 104465934
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Hunter Green 104212499
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Burgundy 104212485 (2)
  • Susan Bates Crochet Hook Crystalites 5.5 I9 104236388
  • Yarn Needle
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