Free Pattern – Hooded Jacket

Published August 13, 2016 by estherknit

Jacket with Hood 7

Measurements

To fit: 12 months

Chest: 22 inches (56 cm)

Length: 10 inches (25.5 cm)

Materials

King Cole Big Value Chunky

Shade: 551 Cream, 200 g

A pair of 6½ mm (US 10.5) knitting Needles

3 buttons

Tension / Gauge

13 sts and 20 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)

measured over stocking stitch on 6½ mm needles.

To knit cardigan

Back

Cast on 36 sts.

1st to 4th rows: Knit.

5th row: Knit.

6th row: Purl.

Continue in st.st until piece measures 10 inches (25.5 cm) from beginning.

Cast off all sts.

Left front

Cast on 18 sts.

1st to 4th rows: Knit.

5th row: Knit.

6th row: K5, p13

Repeat last 2 rows until piece measures 8 inches (20.5 cm) from beginning ending with a RS row.

Shape Neck

Next row (WS): Cast off 5 sts for neck, work to end.

Continue in st.st, decrease 1 st at neck edge every row 3 times.  (10 sts)

When piece measures same length as Back, cast off.

Right front

Cast on 18 sts.

1st to 4th rows: Knit.

5th row: Knit.

6th row: P13 k5.

Repeat last 2 rows until piece measures 8 inches (20.5 cm) from beginning ending with a RS row.

Shape Neck

Shape neck as for Left Front, reversing shaping.  Cast off.

Sleeves

Sew shoulder seams. With right side facing, place markers 4 inches (10 cm) down from shoulder on Front and Back, pick up and knit 26 sts between markers.

Work in garter stitch for 2 inches (5 cm).

Decrease row: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog.(24 sts)

Continue in garter stitch, repeat decrease row every 6 rows, twice more.  (20 sts)

Work straight until piece measures 7 inches (18 cm).

Cast off.

To make up / Finishing

Sew side and sleeve seams.

Hood

With right side facing, pick up and knit 42 sts evenly spaced around neck edge.

Next row: Knit, inc 10 sts evenly spaced across row. (52 sts)

Work in garter st for 7½ inches (19 cm).   Cast off.

Fold cast off edge in half and seam for top of Hood.

Weave in ends. Sew on buttons and make button loops.

Jacket with Hood 6

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