Introduction: New Born Blue Raglan Sweater
This sweater is made
with the colour of the sky « blue » light and warm perfect for a new born
I made it for my nephew ,i used soft light wool 2 ply 50g/skein
Soft yarn 2ply (around 50g) i used a skein and half
DPNS (2 .5and 3mm).
CO : cast on
St sts : stockinette stitch
Sts : stitches
PM : place marker
SM : Slip marker
Rm : Remove marker
M1 : make 1 stitch (increase one stitch)
K2tog : knit 2 stitches together
BO : bind off
Ribbing pattern (2x2) :
*K2,p2* repet from* to* until you finish the row
10 sts *10 rows = 1 x1 in
Co 60 sts
Start ribbing pattern 2x2 for 6 rows with 2.5mm DPNS
After you finish ribbing ; change to 3mm DPNS
Row 7 : k10,pm, k10,pm , k20,pm ,k10, pm, k10.
Row 8 : knit until marker, M1, SM, M1, knit to marker, M1, SM, M1, knit to marker, M1, SM, M1, Knit to marker, M1, SM, M1, K to the first marker. (68 Sts)
Row9 : K all Sts.
Repeat rows8-9 for 12 times ( until you have 164 Sts)
K,rm, place sleeves sts on sts holder, rm, k, rm, Place sleeves sts on sts marker,k
Continue working the body with St sts until the piece measures 9 cm from the arm holes
Work ribbing sts (2x2) for 6 rows with 2.5mm DPNS
**Divide sleeve sts on DPNS equally, CO 4 sts in the middle of the bottom darm place marker to mark the beginning of the round and joint hem
Knit around 4 cm
The next row : knit to the last 2 sts before marker, k2tog
Next row : work with St sts until sleeve measures 9 cm in total (from arm hole)
Work 4 rows in ribbing pattern with 3mm DPNS
BO all sts. ( do the same for the other sleeve).
Step 1: Finished Garment
Step 2: Final Step
do some embroidery like i did with the sheep ( some basic embroidery and french knots)
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