1 HOUR BABY SWEATER
Design by: Abigail Goss
BODY (make 2)
1: With N hook, Ch 28, Insert hook in bottom loop of chain. on the underside and pull up a loop, pull up a loop in each ch bottom across. At end, yo, pull through first loop on hook, *pull through 2 loops. Rep * across. 1 row of BASIC AFGHAN STITCH (BAS) DO NOT TURN
2-16: Continue in BAS without turning. (RS)
For Shoulders: NOTE-Leave tail on EACH shoulder.
17 & 18: Work BAS for 9 stitches. Fasten off. Leave long tail (10 in) ENDING BAS
17 & 18 (opposite side, Right side facing): Sk 10 stitches, attatch yarn and work the 9 st that are left for 2 rows. Leave tail as before. ENDING BAS
Making up- Right sides together, wrong sides facing, use double strand leftovers from shoulder facing to sew BACK LOOPs of shoulder seams ONLY.
Sleeves: Rep 2 times- N HOOK
1-7: Starting 10 stitches down from should seam, pull up a loop in next 10 ends of rows (both loops), 1 in seam of shoulder, 10 on other side of body. Work even in BAS for 7 rows. ENDING BAS. Leave 18" Tail at the end of each sleeve.
Sewing up sleeves: Starting at end of sleeve, sew up sleeve and body on one side. Rep for other side
With I hook, on sleeve, Join w/sl st, ch 3, dc in each st across, Join to ch 3. (about 20 dc)
Change to "G", ch 3 (counts as first backpost (BP) dc), *Front Post (FP) around next dc, backpost around next. Rep around. Join, fasten off, weave in ends. Rep for other sleeve.
Working around neck, with I hook, attatch yarn with sc. ***sc around in each stitch loop, sk 1 st at each corner, JOIN. Change to "G" hook. Work 2 rows ribbing as before (Ch 3, *frontpost, backpost around). fasten off. weave in ends. (I had about 42 stitches around neck at end.
***To make smaller neck opening, work sc dec on first round 2 times on back and 2 times on front, evenly spaced)
Working around bottom, in both loops, With "I", ch 3,
DC in each st around, working a DC decrease at the 2 seams. Join.
NOW work with "G" hook, continue ribbing as before for
1 row. Fasten off.
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