Baby Hoodie: zips up the back! by Jen Farthing
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Baby Hoodie: zips up the back!

November 2014
flexible: light worsted or DK recommended
DK (11 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 12 rows = 2 inches
in yes
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
225 - 300 yards (206 - 274 m)
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This pattern is knit in one piece from the hood, making finishing a snap. However, there is a back zipper to sew in, and a simple single crochet finish along the zipper.

Sizing notation: Instructions are written for the smallest size with changes in parentheses for larger sizes. Sizes from newborn to nearly a year.

• 2 skeins of “baby friendly” yarn. I recommend Lion Brand: washable wool blend, cotton,or baby alpaca
• Size 5 needles
• Size 7 needles
• 2 stitch holders
• 4 small stitch markers
• crochet hook
• embroidery needle
• sewing needle
• straight pins
• zipper (purchase after completion in 16, 18, 20 or 22” depending on your gauge and yarn choice. Jo-Ann Fabric is a great resource for coated plastic zippers in a variety of colors (
• thread to match your zipper