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BAUBLE SWEATER WITH BONNET

Size 5 or 6 needles

Baby yarn

ABBREVIATIONS

K = knit P = purl St = stitch Tog = together YO = yarn over Inc = increase

RS = right side WS = wrong side

This sweater will begin at the neck edge.

Cast on 34 sts.

R1 & 2: k

R3: k3, *p2tog, YO, repeat from * across row, ending P2tog, k3 (eyelet row)

R4: k

R5: k

R6: (RS) k3, *inc1, k1, repeat from * across row, ending inc 1 st, k3 (47 sts)

R7: k3, p to last 3 sts, k3

R8: k3, *k2tog, repeat from * across to last 4 sts, k4 (27 sts)

R9: k3, *k1, insert needle under horizontal strand of row below (between sts) and knit this st, repeat from * across, ending k4 (47 sts)

R10: k3, *inc 1 st in next st, k2, repeat from * across ending inc 1 st, k4 (61 sts)

R11: repeat row 7

R12: repeat row 8 (34 sts)

R13: repeat row 9 (61 sts)

R14: k4, * inc 1 st in next st, k3, repeat from * across ending inc 1, k4 (75 sts)

R15: repeat row 7

R16: repeat row 8 (41 sts)

R17:Repeat row 9 (75 sts)

R18: k4, *inc 1 st in next st, k4, repeat from * across ending inc 1, k 5 (89 sts)

R19: repeat row 7

R20: repeat row 8 (48 sts)

R21: repeat row 9 (89 sts)

R22: k5, *inc 1 st in next sts, k5, repeat from * across row (103 sts)

R23: repeat row 7

R24: repeat row 8 (55 sts)

R25: repeat row 9 (103 sts)

R26: k18, inc 1 st in next st, (left front) place marker on needle, inc 1 st in next st, k14, inc 1 st in next st, (left sleeve) place marker on needle, inc 1 st in next st, k31, inc 1 st in next st, (back), place marker on needle, inc 1 st in next st, k14, inc 1 st in next st, (right sleeve), place marker on needle, inc 1 st in next st, k18 (right front) (111 sts)

R27: k3, p across to last 3 sts, k3.

R28: k3, k2tog across, inc 1 st each side of each marker, continuing the k2tog across to the last 3 sts, k3

R29: repeat row 9, slip markers to right needle

R30: k across, inc 1 st each side of markers

R31: k3, p to 1st marker, place stitches between markers on stitch holder, continue to purl across to next marker, place stitches between markers on stitch holder, continue to purl to last 3 sts, k3.

R32: repeat row 8

R33: repeat row 9

R34: k across

R35: repeat row 7

R36: repeat row 8

R37: repeat row 9

Continue rows 34 through 37 until piece from armholes measures 3" ending with row 9. Knit next 6 rows. Bind off.

SLEEVES

From stitch holder, pick up one side of stitches and put onto needle.

R1: (WS) purl

R2: K1, k2tog across to end

R3: * k1, pick up st below and k, repeat from * to end

R4: k

Continue rows 1 through 4 until from armhole, piece measures 3" ending with row 4

Knit next 6 rows. Bind off, leaving 6-7" yarn (which will be used to sew sleeve seam)

Repeat for 2nd sleeve. With both sleeves identical, sew sleeve seam.

Crochet chain st for 25 - 27" and weave through eyelet for a tie at the neck of sweater. Or you may use a ribbon for the tie.

BONNET

Cast on 15 st, leaving about 16" tail of yarn which will be used to sew seam.

R1: k

R2: p

R3: k1, *k2tog across to end

R4: (WS) *k1, insert needle under horizontal strand of row below ( between sts) and k this st, repeat from * across to end

Repeat rows 1 through 4 for 2", ending with row 4 - while still on row 4, cast on 15 sts.

Next row - knit across, while still on end of this row, cast on 15 sts.

Next row - repeat row 3

Next row - repeat row 4.

Continue pattern of row 1 through 4 until piece measures 3 " from cast on sts.

Next row - k

Next row - p

Next row - k

Next row - repeat row 4

To add a brim, ****for a frillier brim, inc1st every 2 sts on the first row.

K each row until there are 3 ridges on the RS. Bind off. Sew Seams

NECKBAND FOR BONNET

(WS) Pick up and k 26 sts on bottom side, 9 sts from back, 26 sts from other bottom side.

Knit next 2 rows.

Right side - (eyelet) K1, *YO, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, YO, k1.

Knit next 2 rows. Bind off.

Crochet chain of 25 - 27" and weave through eyelet for a tie. Or you may use a ribbon for the tie.

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