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Cable Pattern Baby Set

by

Ann V. Gallentine



I knit hats and booties to be given to all the babies born in our small rural hospital and these patterns are some that I designed for that purpose. They work up fast (around 6 hours) and make great gifts.

 

 

Cable Baby Hat

 

Size: Newborn Infant

 

Materials: #5 (3.75mm) needles, cable holder, 1/3 oz.  Fingering weight (#1) yarn, 30 inches of ¼ inch ribbon, large eye sewing needle

The example was made with acrylic Bernat Baby yarn; color Baby Green (#00444) and white ribbon

 

Gauge in st st: 7 sts, 9 rows = 1 inch

 

Abbreviations:

RC: sl next 2 sts to cable holder and hold in back of work, k2, k 2 from holder

 

Pattern

Rows 1 and 3: (WR) *k3, p4, rep from * to last 3 sts, k3

Row 2: *p3, k4, rep from * to last 3 sts, p3

Row 4: *p3, RC, rep from * to last 3 sts, p3

 

CO 80 sts

Work pattern for 8 rows

Row 9 (Decrease row): p14, p2tog, *p5, p2tog, rep from * to last 15 sts, purl to end (72 sts)

Row 10 (Eyelet row): k3, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k3, *yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k2, rep from * to last 10 sts, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k3

Row 11: p1, increase 1, purl across

Work 18 more rows in st st

 

Decrease for top

Row 1: *K7, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1

Row 2 and all even rows: Purl

Row 3: *K6, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1

Continue decreasing in this manner till 9 sts remain.

 

Break yarn and draw through remaining sts. Draw tight and sew seam. Weave in ends. Weave ribbon through eyelet holes.

 

Copyright © 2006 Ann V. Gallentine

 


 

Cable Baby Booties

 

Size Newborn Infant

 

Materials: #2 (2.75mm) needles, cable holder, sewing needle, 1/3 oz. fingering weight (#1) yarn, 36 inches of inch ribbon, cut into two 18 inch pieces

The example was made with acrylic Bernat Baby yarn; color Baby Green (#00444) and white ribbon

 

Gauge: 8 sts, 10 rows = 1 inch

 

Abbreviations:

RC: sl next 2 sts to cable holder and hold in back of work, k2, k 2 from holder

 

Pattern

Rows 1 and 3: (WR) *k3, p4, rep from * to last 3 sts, k3

Row 2: *p3, k4, rep from * to last 3 sts, p3

Row 4: *p3, RC, rep from * to last 3 sts, p3

 

Cuff

CO 45 sts.

Work 12 rows of pattern.

Row 13:*k1, k2tog, p4, rep from * to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 (38 sts)

Eyelet Row: *k2, yo, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, yo, rep from * to last 2 sts, k2

Row 15: purl, dropping the second yo

Row 16: k18, k2tog, k to end (37 sts)

Row 17: purl

 

Instep

K 24 sts, turn. Purl 11.

Work 10 more rows of st st over these 11 sts.

Dec: Row 1 (RS): k1, ssk, k5, k2tog, k1

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: k1, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1. (7 sts) Cut yarn.

 

Foot

Attach yarn to 13th stitch. Pick up 10 sts along side of instep, knit across 7 sts of toe, pick up 10 sts along other side of instep, knit remaining13 sts. (53 sts)

Beginning with a purl row, work 7 rows in st st

 

Toe Decrease

Row 1 (RS): k1, ssk, k21, k2tog, k1, ssk, k21, k2tog, k1.

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: k1, ssk, k19, k2tog, k1, ssk, k19, k2tog, k1.

Decreasing as established, rep rows 2 and 3 two more times.

BO remaining 37 sts in purl.

 

Finishing: Sew back and sole seams, weave in yarn ends, and weave ribbon through eyelet holes

 

Copyright © 2006 Ann V. Gallentine

 

 

 


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