Wednesday, 16 August 2017

'Little Surprise' Baby Jacket

Little Surprise Baby Jacket & Hat
 
 
Three sizes ~ Newborn, large preemie, medium preemie 


Little Surprise Baby Jacket                  Medium Premature Baby                     

Requires:

DK yarn ~ around 35g

4mm needles

2 small buttons

 
Tension:       

22sts = 4” (10cm)

 
Measurements:

Width:                    13”

Length:                   6½”

Sleeve length:         3½”

 
JACKET

Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

Cast on 23sts

1st Row:        S1, knit to end

Repeat 1st Row 3 times more
5th Row:        S1, knit to end

6th Row         S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows until the sleeve measures 3½”

Next Row:  Cast off 2sts, knit to last 2sts, cast off 2sts              (19sts)

Leave these 19 stitches on a spare needle, or stitch holder

 
Work the Main Part

 
Cast on 70sts

1st Row:        S1, knit to end

2nd Row:        S1, knit to end

3rd Row:        S1, k3, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 6sts, p2, k4

4th Row:        S1, k3, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 6sts, k6

5th Row:        S1, k3, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 6sts, p2, k4

6th Row:        S1, k3, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 6sts, k6

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 6 times more

 
31st Row:       S1, knit 16sts, cast off 4sts, knit 27sts, cast off 4sts, k16sts

32nd Row:      S1, k3, p13, purl across 19sts from the first sleeve, purl 28sts from the back, purl 19sts from the second sleeve, purl 13sts from left front, k4                 (100sts)

 

Work the Yoke

1st Row:        S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

2nd Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

3rd Row:        S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k24, k2tog s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog s1, k1, psso, k15                          (92sts)

4th Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

5th Row:        S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                    (84sts)

6th Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

7th Row:        S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                    (76sts)

8th Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

9th Row:        S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                           (68sts)

10th Row:      S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

11th Row:      S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                           (60sts)

12th Row:      S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

13th Row:      S1, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k10                           (52sts)

14th Row:      S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

Knit 2 rows

17th Row:      S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, k1, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 2 rows

Cast off knitwise

Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams   

Darn away ends                

Add 2 small buttons

 


Little Surprise Baby Jacket                  Large Premature Baby

Requirements:

DK yarn   ~    around 40g

4mm needles
             
3 small buttons

 
Measurements:

Width:          14½”

Length:         7½”   

Sleeve length:  4”  

 

Tension:

22sts = 4" (10cm) over stocking stitch on 4mm needles

 
Jacket:

 
Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

Cast on 23sts

1st Row:        S1, knit to end

Repeat 1st Row four more

6th Row         Kfb, knit to last 2sts, kfb                                   (25sts)

7th Row:        S1, knit to end

 
8th Row         S1, purl to last st, k1

 
Repeat the last 2 rows until the sleeve measures 4”

 
Next Row:  Cast off 2sts, knit to last 2sts, cast off 2sts              (21sts)

 
Leave these 21 stitches on a spare needle, or stitch holder

 

 
Work the Main Part

Cast on 82sts

1st Row:        S1, knit to end

2nd Row:        S1, knit to end

3rd Row:        S1, k3, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 6sts, p2, k4

4th Row:        S1, k3, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 6sts, k6

5th Row:        S1, k3, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 6sts, p2, k4

6th Row:        S1, k3, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 6sts, k6

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 7 times more

35th Row        S1, knit 18sts, cast off 5sts, knit 33sts, cast off 5sts, k18sts

 
36th Row:       S1, k3, p15, purl across 21sts from the first sleeve, purl 34sts from the back, purl 21sts from the second sleeve, purl 15sts from left front, k4                 (114sts)

 
Work the Yoke

1st Row:        S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

2nd Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

3rd Row:        S1, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k30, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17                    (106sts)

4th Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

5th Row:        S1, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k28, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                    (98sts)

6th Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

7th Row:        S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k26, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                    (90sts)

8th Row:        S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

9th Row:        S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k24, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14               (82sts)

10th Row:      S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

11th Row:      S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                           (74sts)

12th Row:      S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

13th Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                           (66sts)

14th Row:      S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

15th Row:      S1, k10, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11                           (58sts)

16th Row:      S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4

17th Row:      S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 4 rows

Cast off knitwise      

Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams   

Darn away ends                

Add 3 small buttons


Little Surprise Baby Jacket                     Newborn Baby

Requirements:

50g DK yarn           

4mm needles                    

3 small buttons

 

Measurements:

Width:          16”              

Length:         8½” (21.5cm)                                      

Sleeve length:  5” (13cm)


Tension:

22sts = 4" (10cm) over stocking stitch on 4mm needles

 

Jacket:


Begin with the Sleeves (work 2)

Cast on 25sts

Work 6 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)

Work 30 rows in stocking stitch, increasing one stitch at each end of 5th, 11th, 17th and 23rd rows                     (33sts)

The sleeve should now measure about 5” – you can add more rows if required

Next Row:  Cast off 3sts, work to last 3sts, cast off 3sts            (27sts)

Leave these 27 stitches on a spare needle

 

Work the Main Part

Cast on 93sts
1st Row:        S1, knit to end

2nd Row:        S1, knit to end

3rd Row:        S1, k4, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 7sts, p2, k5

4th Row:        S1, k4, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 7sts, k7

5th Row:        S1, k4, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 7sts, p2, k5

6th Row:        S1, k4, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 7sts, k7

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 8 times more

39th Row        S1, knit 21sts, cast off 6sts, knit 36sts, cast off 6sts, k21sts

40th Row:       S1, k4, p17, purl across 27sts from the first sleeve, purl 37sts from the back, purl 27sts from the second sleeve, purl 17sts from left front, k5                 (135sts)

 

Work the Yoke

1st Row:        S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

2nd Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

3rd Row:        S1, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k33, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k20          (127sts)

4th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

5th Row:        S1, k18, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k31, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19          (119sts)

6th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

7th Row:        S1, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k29, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k18          (111sts)

8th Row:        S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:        S1, k16, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k27, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17          (103sts)

10th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

11th Row:      S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k25, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k16                    (95sts)

12th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

13th Row:      S1, k14, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k23, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k15                    (87sts)

14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

15th Row:      S1, k13, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k21, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k14                    (79sts)

16th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

17th Row:      S1, k12, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k19, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k13                           (71sts)

18th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

19th Row:      S1, k11, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k17, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, s1, k1, psso, k12                           (63sts)

20th Row:      S1, knit to end

21st Row:       S1, k1, yrn, k2tog, (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Knit 2 rows

Cast off knitwise      

Sew up the sleeve and underarm seams   

Darn away ends                

Add 3 small buttons



 
Little Surprise Baby Jacket & Hat

You will find the instructions for my matching hat at ~

https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/little-surprise-hat.html


 
 
 I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.  
 
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2017 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.

 

 


Thursday, 10 August 2017

Bella Baby Blanket



Bella Baby Blanket


Bella Baby Blanket    

Size:
Width:             ~          17” – 18 “
Length:            ~          19”

Tension:
22sts = 4” (10cm)

Requirements:
Around 90g of DK yarn
4mm needles  

Pattern:

Cast on 95sts

1st Row:          S1, knit to end

Repeat the last row 5 times more

7th Row:           S1, knit to end

8th Row:           S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

9th Row:           S1, k4,  *k5, yrn, sl1, k2tog, psso, yrn, rep from * to last 10sts, k10

10th Row:         S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

Repeat these 4 rows until the blanket is the length required (around 18”)

Next Row:       S1, knit to end

Repeat the last row 6 times more

Cast off

Darn away ends
 
 

 

If you would like to make this baby blanket smaller or bigger ~
then reduce or add in multiples of eight stitches
........ for a Newborn Baby Blanket of 24 - 25“
cast on 135sts
 
........ for a Baby Blanket of 29 - 30 “
cast on 159sts
 
You will find my matching Bella baby jacket at ~
 
Premature Bella baby jacket at ~
 
 
 
 
Bella Hat (0 - 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 1-3 years) at ~
 


 
 I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.  
 
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2017 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.