Baby Bear Knit Hoodie by Lorna Miser

Baby Bear Knit Hoodie

March 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
948 yards (867 m)
Finished Chest: 20 (22, 24)“
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Your sweet little one will be as huggable as can be in this cozy hoodie. It takes just one big ball of Bunches of Hugs to knit this adorable cardigan sweater with teddy bear ears.

Directions are for size 6 months. Changes for sizes 12 months, and 18 months are in parentheses.
Finished Chest: 20 (22, 24)“ 51 (56, 61) cm
Finished Length: 11 (131⁄2, 16)” 28 (34.5, 40.5) cm, not including hood


  1. Sweater is worked in one piece from the neck downwards. Piece is divided at underarms and body is then worked back and forth in rows to lower edge.
  2. Sleeve stitches are placed on double pointed needles and worked in rounds to cuff.
  3. Stitches are picked up around the neck edge and hood is worked back and forth in rows from the neck upwards.
  4. Ears are worked separately, back and forth in rows, and sewn to hood.
  5. Circular needle is used to accommodate stitches and for ease when working along curves. Work back and forth in rows on circular needle as if working with straight needles.

GAUGE: 21 sts = 5” 12.5
; 24 rows = 4” 10 cm, in Stockinette st (knit on right side, purl on wrong side).