Reverse Cable Rib Baby Jacket
(This is a modified version of Debbie Bliss Ribbed Baby Jacket)
Size- 12-24 months
2 Balls of Lion Brand Cotton-ease (3 balls if your are making the matching hat)
207yards per ball
Size 8 circular needle 24” long, 5mm
Size 7 circular needle 24” long, 4 ½ mm
2 shorter size 7 circular needles for sleeve edging
Gauge 17sts = 4” or 10cm
K – knit
P – purl
PU&K – pick up and knit
CN – cable needle
DPN – double pointed needle
ST ST – stockinette stitch
PM – place marker
LC – left cross
RC – right cross
Reverse cable rib stitch pattern
Row 1. (RS)*P3, K8* rep from * across, end P3
Row 2. (WS)*K3, P8 * rep from * across, end K3
Row 3. Repeat row 1
Row 4. Repeat row 2
Row 5. (RS)*P3,(4st-RC) slip 2 sts to CN, hold in back, K next 2 sts. K2 sts from CN,(4st-LC) slip 2 sts to CN, hold in front, K next 2 sts, K2 sts from CN
Row 6. Repeat row 2.
Back, Front and sleeves (worked in one piece)
With size 8 needle cast on 60 sts. Beg with a knit row, work 44 rows in st st.
Cast on 5 sts at the beg. of each of the next 8 rows. (100sts)
Cont. for 26 more rows.
Divide for fronts
Knit 40sts and leave these sts at end of needle or on a spare needle for later. Cast off the next 20 sts. Knit to end. Cont on 40sts of left front only. Work 26 more rows.
Cast off 5 sts at beg of next and 3 following alt rows. 20sts.
Work 44 rows in st st. Bind off.
With WS facing, rejoin yarn to remaining unworked sts for right front, purl to end. Work 27 more rows. End at sleeve edge.
Cast off 5 sts at beg of next and 3 following alt rows. Work 44 rows in st st. Bind off.
Change to size 7 needle.
RS facing PU&K 146 sts evenly along edge of sweater. (multiple of 11+3)
(62 sts on right front edge, 22sts on back of neck, 62 sts on left front edge)
Pattern foundation row(this row is worked only once to get to right side of work) - (WS)*K3, P8 * rep from * across, end K3
Work Reverse cable rib pattern
Continue and repeat reverse cable rib pattern a total of 4 times.
Work 2 more rows in pattern
Bind off in rib pattern
Sew up side seams.
Weave in ends.
(I used 2 size 7 circular needles for this. It can be done on dpn also)
PU&K 44sts. Place 22 sts on each needle PM.
Start with row 1 of reverse cable rib pattern and work pattern for a total of 3 repeats.
Work 3 more rows of pattern.
Bind off in rib pattern.
Complete other sleeve edge.
(optional) I added one row of sc evenly spaced along bottom of sweater (RS facing)