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

Knitting
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.

MATERIALS
β€’ 2 skeins of β€œbaby friendly” yarn. I recommend Lion Brand: washable wool blend, cotton,or baby alpaca
β€’ Size 5 needles
β€’ Size 7 needles
β€’ 2 stitch holders
β€’ 4 small stitch markers
β€’ crochet hook
β€’ embroidery needle
β€’ sewing needle
β€’ straight pins
β€’ 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 (joann.com)
β€’ thread to match your zipper