Hooded Cardigan by Susan B. Anderson
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Hooded Cardigan

October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
536 - 670 yards (490 - 613 m)
16¾ (18¼, 19¾)" [42.5 (46.5, 50) cm] chest circumference, to fit sizes 0-3 (6-12, 12-18) months

With its contrast-colored trims and edging, the hooded cardigan is the next step in one’s baby-knitting repertoire. Worked similarly to the basic cardigan, the stitches for the hood are picked up from the neck edge and worked flat, then joined at the top. Garter stitch finishes the edges all around, and a final embellishment of i-cord or crochet chain button loops caps off this adorable sweater.

shown in middle size

lark / 2 (2, 3) skeins Iceland 150 (A) / 1 skein each nasturtium 136 (B) and egret 101 (C) / Note: Middle size uses all of two skeins of color A. Consider purchasing an extra skein to avoid running out. Approx 20 yds of C are used. If you have Lark left- overs, use them!

24” circular in size US 7 4.5 mm / spare circular in size US 7 4.5 mm / set dpns in size US 7 4.5 mm

skills required
Long-tail and backward loop cast ons, picking up stitches, grafting, three-needle bind off, making an i-cord (links provided), increasing, decreasing, working small circumferences in the round , crochet chain (optional)