Monday, August 31, 2009

FREE PATTERN CHRISTENING OR BURIAL SET SLEEP SACK AND HAT WITH KNIT OR CROCHET BLANKET 1 LB. PREMATURE TO 12 LBS. FULL TERM BABIES

FREE PATTERN
CHRISTENING OR BURIAL SET
SLEEP SACK AND HAT
WITH KNIT OR CROCHET BLANKET
1 lb. PREMATURE TO 12 lbs. FULL TERM BABIES
For charitable purposes and personal use only. 
Please do not sell garments knit from it. 
Pattern and photo are by Michele Lupien, 2011.
All rights reserved. seatrailgrandmas@gmail.com



KNIT BLANKET
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MATERIAL: Use white soft acrylic yarn / Tapestry needle /
2 stitch holders (or 2 piece of yarn)
PREEMIE:
-1 lb. X Small: 1.5 oz. / 1 Ply “Bernat Baby” /
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #2 / 
6 buttons 7-8 mm / Blanket 20" X 20"
-2 lbs. Small: 2.5 oz. /3 Ply Caron Simply Soft Light / 
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #2 / 
6 buttons 8-9 mm / Blanket 22" X 22"
-3 lbs. Medium: 3 oz. /3 Ply Caron Simply Soft Light / 
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #3 / 
6 buttons 10-11-12 mm / Blanket 24" X 24"
-4 lbs. Large: 3 oz. /3 Ply Lion Brand Baby Soft / 
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #5 / 
6 buttons 14-15 mm / Blanket 26" X 26"
-5 lbs. X Large: 3.5 oz. /3 Ply Lion Brand Baby Soft / 
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #6 / 
6 buttons 14-15 mm / Blanket 28" X 28"
FULL TERM:
-5 lbs. X Small: 3.5 oz. /3 Ply Lion Brand Baby Soft / 
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #6 / 
6 buttons 14-15 mm / Blanket 28" X 28"
-6-7 lbs. Small: 4 oz. /3Ply Bernat Baby Soft / 
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #6 / 
6 buttons 16-17 mm / Blanket 30" X 30"
-8-9 lbs. Medium: 7.5 oz./4 Ply Caron Simply Soft / 
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #7 / 
6 buttons 18-19 mm / Blanket 32" X32"
-10-12 lbs. Large: 9 oz./4Ply Red Heart Baby Step / 
Circular Needle and Double Pointed Needles #8 / 
6 buttons 18-19 mm / Blanket 34" X 34"
STITCH EXPLANATION
-Increase “inc. 1 st in next st”; knit the stitch as usual, but don’t slip it off the needle. Now knit in the back of the same stitch
-K; knit
-K1 Between; insert right needle in front under loop, between K1 and next stitch, knit this stitch
-K2Tog; knit 2 stitches together
-P; purl
-P1 Between; insert right needle in back under loop, between P1 and next stitch, purl this stitch
-st(s); stitch(es)
-yo; yarn forward and over needle to make a stitch
SLEEP SACK:  Knit neck down
Cast on 48 sts
1-5-Knit
6-   1st Button Hole (K3, YO, K2TOG, K to end of row)
7-   K6, P to the last 6 sts, K6
8-   K6, *k1, inc. 1 st in next st, repeat*, to the last 6 sts, k6 = 66 sts
9-   K6, P to the last 6 sts , K6
10- K6, *K2TOG, repeat* to the last 6 sts, K6
11- K6,*K1, K1 between*, to the last 6 sts, K6 (Eyelet row) 
12- K6,*k2, inc. 1 st in next st, repeat*, to the last 6 sts, K6 = 84 sts
13-14-15- (same as 9-10-11-)
16- K6,*k3, inc. 1 st in next st, repeat*, to the last 6 sts, K6 =102 sts
17-18-19- (same as 9-10-11-)
20- K6,*k4, inc. 1 st in next st, repeat*, to the last 6 sts, K6 =120sts
21-22-23- (same as 9-10-11-)
24- K6,*k5, inc. 1 st in next st, repeat*, to the last 6 sts, K6 =138 sts
25-26-27- (same as 9-10-11-)
28- 2nd Button Hole (K3, YO, K2TOG, K1, *k6, inc. 1 st in next st, repeat*, to the last 6 sts, K6 =156 sts
29-30-31-(same as 9-10-11-)
32- K6,*k17, inc. 1 st in next st, repeat*, to the last 6 sts, K6 =164 sts
33-34-35- (same as 9-10-11-)
36- Knit
37-38-39- (same as 9-10-11-)
40- Knit 26 sts, Slip 33 sts of sleeve on stitch holder, Knit 46 sts, Slip 33 sts of sleeve on stitch holder, Knit 26 sts.  (26-33-46-33-26) =164 sts (less 66 sts for sleeves) = 98 sts for the body
41- K6, P to the last 6 sts, K6
42- Knit
43- K6, P to the last 6 sts, K6
44- to 49- (same as 42-43-)
50- 3rd Button Hole (K3, YO, K2TOG, K to end of row)
51- (same as 41-)
52-to 71- (same as 42-43-)
72- 4th BH Knit
73- (same as 41-)
74- to 93- (same as 42-43-)
94- 5th BH Knit 95- (same as 41-)
96- to 115- (same as 42-43-)
116- 6th Button Hole (K3, YO, K2TOG, K1), *K2TOG to the last 6 sts*, K6 = 55 sts
117- K6,*K1 between, K1 *, K6 = 98 sts (Eyelet row)
118-119- (same as 42-43-)
120- to 125- Knit (5 rows).
Bind off all sts.
SLEEVES: 
1st Sleeve
-Slip sleeves 33 sts from holder to 3 double pointed needles (11-11-11)
-Underarm, pick up 2 sts each sides (13-11-13) = 37 sts
-Keep a 4" tail, start at armpit right facing you, K2Tog through the back loop, K2Tog, Knit until the last 4 sts, K2Tog, K2Tog through the back loop = 33 sts
-Stockinette (all knit) for 14 more rounds.
-K9, K2tog, around = 30 sts
-K2tog around = 15 sts
-P1 between, P1, around = 30 sts (Eyelet row)
-K4, K2tog, around = 25 sts
-knit 1 round
-knit 1 round, P 1 round, 2 times
-knit 1 round
-cast off in purl
2nd Sleeve 
-Work as first sleeve
FINISHING SLEEP SACK






Sleeves;  Sew a couple of stitches underarm with tail, weave all ends.
*Optional;  before sewing the bottom you can single crochet sides and neck if you wish*
Sleeping bottom; Fold bottom edge in half, right sides together, and put a marker to the center stitch. Keeping right sides together lay your work flat and fold front edges over the marker, the button HOLES band in the middle.  Pin in place.  Sew stitches bottom, catching all three layers in middle. Turn on right side and sew edge (for +- 1”) in front to the 6th button hole.
Sew buttons.
***Optional, edge with crochet around.
HAT
-Cast on loosely 54 sts (18-18-18)
-Ribs; knit 2 sts, purl 1 st for 7 rounds.
-Knit 2 rounds
-*K2tog around*= 27 sts
-*P1 between, P1*= 54 sts (Eyelet row)
-Work in stockinette (all knit) for 18 rounds
Shape crown:
K7, K2tog around = 48 sts
K6, k2tog around  = 42 sts
K5, k2tog around  = 36 sts
K4, k2tog around  = 30 sts
K3, k2tog around  = 24 sts
K2, k2tog around  = 18 sts
K1, k2tog around  = 12 sts
K2tog around = 6 sts
Cut yarn leaving a tail (4 inches) and thread tail through the remaining stitches, one at a time, and take them off the knitting needle.
Pull tail tight by the inside of the work, turn work on wrong side.  Secure tails by making a knot with the darning needle.  Weave in ends.             05/13/14

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