Hooded Ca­ble Sweater

Crochet World - - Content - De­sign by Agnes Rus­sell

FIN­ISHED SIZES

In­struc­tions given for size 6 months–1 year, changes for sizes 2, 4 and 6 are in [ ].

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Chest: 19 inches (6 months–1 year) [201/4 inches (size 2), 231/2 inches (size 4), 25 inches (size 6)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Ber­nat Baby Sport light (DK) weight acrylic yarn (12 oz/1256 yds/350g per skein): 1 [1, 2, 2] skein(s) #21048 baby grey

• Size D/3/3.25mm [E/4/3.5mm, F/5/3.75mm, G/6/4mm] cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• 9mm [12mm, 16mm, 18mm] but­tons: 8

• Elas­tic sew­ing thread

• Sew­ing nee­dle and thread

• Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

Size D hook: 5 hdc = 1 inch; 13 rows = 4 inches

Size E hook: 7 hdc = 11/2 inches; 3 rows = 1 inch

Size F hook: 6 hdc = 11/2 inches; 3 rows = 1 inch

Size G hook: 15 hdc = 4 inches; 5 rows = 2 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Use cro­chet hook size D for size 6 months–1 year, E for size 2, F for size 4 and G for size 6. Chain-1 loosely at be­gin­ning of each row for re­main­der of Sweater un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Front post dou­ble cro­chet ca­ble twist (fpdc ca­ble twist): Sk first and 2nd post sts, fpdc around 3rd post st, fpdc around 4th post st, work­ing in front of sts just made, fpdc around first sk post st, fpdc around 2nd sk post st. Dou­ble half dou­ble cro­chet de­crease (dou­ble hdc dec): Yo, draw up a lp in next hdc, in­sert hook in next hdc, draw up a lp, yo, draw up a lp in next hdc, yo, draw through all 6 lps on hook. (2 sts dec)

SWEATER SLEEVE

Make 2. Row 1 (RS): Ch 31, work­ing in back bar of ch (see il­lus­tra­tion), sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (30 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1 loosely (see Pat­tern Notes), [ fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next sc, bpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next sc] across, turn. (15 fpdc, 15 bpdc)

Rows 3–8: Fpdc around first st, bpdc around next st, [fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st] across, turn.

Row 9 (RS): 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each of next 2 sts, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 2 sts] across, turn. (40 hdc)

Row 10 (WS): Hdc in each of next 15 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 hdc, hdc in next 15 hdc, turn. (32 hdc, 8 bpdc)

Row 11: Hdc in each of next 15 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 15 hdc, turn. (32 hdc, 8 fpdc)

Row 12: Hdc in each of next 15 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 15 hdc, turn. (32 hdc, 8 bpdc)

Row 13: Hdc in each of next 15 hdc, fpdc ca­ble twist (see Spe­cial Stitches) around next 4 bpdc sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, fpdc ca­ble twist around

next 4 bpdc sts, hdc in next 15 hdc, turn. (32 hdc, 2 fpdc ca­ble twists) Row 14: Rep row 12. Row 15: Rep row 11. Row 16: Rep row 12. Row 17: Rep row 13.

Rows 18–29: [Rep rows 14–17] 3 times.

SIZES 4 & 6 ONLY

Rows 30–33: [Rep rows 14–17] once.

ALL SIZES

Row 30 [30, 34, 34]: Rep row 12. Fas­ten off. Set aside.

BODY

Row 1 (RS): Ch 91, work­ing in back bar of ch, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (90 sc) Row 2: [Fpdc around next sc, bpdc around next sc] across, turn. (45 fpdc, 45 bpdc) Rows 3–8: Fpdc around first st, bpdc around next st, [fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st] across, turn.

Row 9 (RS): 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each of next 8 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 9 sts, 2 hdc in next st] across, turn. (100 hdc)

Row 10 (WS): Hdc in first st, bpdc around each of next 4 hdc, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 hdc, hdc in each of next 28 hdc, [bpdc around each of next 4 hdc, hdc in each of next 2 hdc] 3 times, bpdc around each of next 4 hdc, hdc in each of next 28 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 hdc, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 hdc, hdc in next hdc, turn. (68 hdc, 32 bpdc)

Row 11: Hdc in first hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 28 hdc, [fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc] 3 times, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 28 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in last hdc, turn. (68 hdc, 32 fpdc) Row 12: Hdc in first st, bpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 28 hdc, [bpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc] 3 times, bpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in next 28 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, bpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in next hdc, turn. (68 hdc, 32 bpdc) Row 13: Hdc in first hdc, fpdc ca­ble twist around next 4 sts, hdc in next 2 hdc, fpdc ca­ble twist around next 4 sts, hdc in each of next 28 hdc, [fpdc ca­ble twist around next 4 sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc] 3 times, fpdc ca­ble twist around next 4 sts, hdc in next 28 hdc, fpdc ca­ble twist around next 4 sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, fpdc ca­ble twist around next 4 sts, hdc in last hdc, turn. (68 hdc, 8 fpdc ca­ble twists) Row 14: Rep row 12. Row 15: Rep row 11. Row 16: Rep row 12. Row 17: Rep row 13. Rows 18–29: [Rep rows 14–17] 3 times. SIZES 4 & 6 ONLY Rows 30–33: [Rep rows 14–17] once. ALL SIZES Row 30 [30, 34, 34]: Rep row 12.

JOIN­ING SLEEVES & BODY

Note: Next row will in­di­cate to work across Body and Sleeves. As pat­tern calls for Sleeve, sim­ply pick up Sleeve and work as in­di­cated across.

Row 31 [31, 35, 35] (RS): Hdc in first hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 13 sts, A. * hdc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next hdc of Body and first hdc of Sleeve, work­ing across Sleeve, hdc in each of next 14 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 14 hdc, hdc dec in next hdc of Sleeve and next hdc of Body*, B. work­ing across Body, hdc in each of next 13 hdc, [fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc] 3 times, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 13 hdc, C. rep from * to * once, work­ing across Body, hdc in each of next 13 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in next hdc, turn. (176 sts) Notes: Main­tain ca­ble pat­tern of fpdc, bpdc and fpdc ca­ble twist across each of the 12 ca­bles and hdc in each hdc st. Beg with row 33 [33, 37, 37] for rem of Body, pat­tern will in­di­cate in par­en­the­ses type of post sts worked on in­di­vid­ual rows. Row 32 [32, 36, 36]: Hdc in each hdc, bpdc around each post st across, turn. Row 33 [33, 37, 37] (fpdc ca­ble twist): Work in pat­tern across each of next 23 sts (front), dou­ble hdc dec (see Spe­cial

Stitches) in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 36 sts

(sleeve), dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 46 sts (back), dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 36 sts (sleeve), dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 23 sts (front), turn. (168 sts) Row 34 [34, 38, 38] (bpdc): Pat­tern across each of next 22 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 34 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 44 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 34 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 22 sts, turn. (160 sts) Row 35 [35, 39, 39] (fpdc): Pat­tern across each of next 21 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 32 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 42 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 32 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 21 sts, turn. (152 sts) Row 36 [36, 40, 40] (bpdc): Pat­tern across each of next 20 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 30 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 40 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 30 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 20 sts, turn. (144 sts) Row 37 [37, 41, 41] (fpdc ca­ble twist): Pat­tern across each of next 19 sts, dou­ble hdc

dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 28 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 38 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 28 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 19 sts, turn. (136 sts) Row 38 [38, 42, 42] (bpdc): Pat­tern across each of next 18 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 26 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 36 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 26 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 18 sts, turn. (128 sts) Row 39 [39, 43, 43] (fpdc): Pat­tern across each of next 17 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 24 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 34 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 24 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 17 sts, turn. (120 sts) Row 40 [40, 44, 44] (bpdc): Pat­tern across each of next

16 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 22 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 32 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 22 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 16 sts, turn. (112 sts) Row 41 [41, 45, 45] (fpdc

ca­ble twist): Pat­tern across each of next 15 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 20 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 30 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 20 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 15 sts, turn. (104 sts) Row 42 [42, 46, 46] (bpdc): Pat­tern across each of next 14 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 18 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 28 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 18 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 14 sts, turn. (96 sts)

Row 43 [43, 47, 47] (fpdc): Pat­tern across each of next 13 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 16 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 26 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 16 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 13 sts, turn. (88 sts) Row 44 [44, 48, 48] (bpdc): Pat­tern across each of next 12 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 14 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 24 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 14 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 12 sts, turn. (80 sts) Row 45 [45, 49, 49] (fpdc

ca­ble twist): Pat­tern across each of next 11 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 12 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 22 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 12 sts, dou­ble hdc dec in next 3 sts, pat­tern across each of next 11 sts, turn. (72 sts)

Row 46 [46, 50, 50]: Bpdc around each post st and hdc in each hdc across. SIZE 6 ONLY

Row 51: Fpdc around each post st and hdc in each hdc, turn.

Row 52: Bpdc around each post st and hdc in each hdc, turn.

Row 53: Fpdc ca­ble twist around each post st group, hdc in each hdc, turn.

Row 54: Rep row 52. Con­tinue with Hood.

HOOD

ALL SIZES Note: Hood has 2 sizes with a dif­fer­ence of 18 sts, the larger is a fuller Hood. The only row this af­fects is row 47 [47, 51, 55]. Smaller Hood Row 47 [47, 51, 55] (RS): Sl st in each of next 5 sts, ch 1, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, [fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc] 10 times, leav­ing rem 5 sts un­worked, turn. (62 sts) Larger Hood

Row 47 [47, 51, 55] (RS): Sl st in each of next 5 sts, ch 1, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, [fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, 2 hdc in each of next 2 hdc] 9 times, fpdc around each of next 4 post sts, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, leav­ing rem 5 sts un­worked, turn. (80 sts) Row 48 [48, 52, 56]: Hdc in each hdc, bpdc around each post st across row, turn.

Row 49 [49, 53, 57]: Hdc in each hdc, fpdc ca­ble twist around each post st across row, turn. Row 50 [50, 54, 58]: Rep row 48 [48, 52, 56]. Row 51 [51, 55, 59]: Hdc in each hdc, fpdc around each post st across row, turn.

Row 52 [52, 56, 60]: Rep row 48 [48, 52, 56]. Rows 53–72 [53–72, 57–76, 61–80]: [Rep last 4 rows con­sec­u­tively] 5 times. Rows 73 & 74 [73 & 74, 77 &

78, 81 & 82]: Rep rows 49 [49, 53, 57] and 50 [50, 54, 58].

Row 75 [75, 79, 83]: With RS tog, fold Hood in half, match­ing sts and work­ing through both thick­nesses sl st in each of next 2 hdc, [sl st across each post st, sl st across each hdc] across. Fas­ten off.

Hood Trim

Row 1 (RS): Join (see Pat­tern

Notes) 1 strand each yarn and elas­tic sew­ing thread in side edge of row 47 [47, 51, 55], ch 1, work 74 sc evenly sp around edge of Hood, turn. (74 sc)

Row 2 (WS): [Fpdc around next sc, bpdc around next sc] across, leav­ing a 3-inch length of elas­tic sew­ing thread, fas­ten off elas­tic sew­ing thread only, turn.

Row 3 (RS): [Fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st] across. Fas­ten off. With ta­pes­try nee­dle and length of yarn, sew side edge of Hood Trim to edge of Sweater neck­line. Weave in rem 3-inch length of elas­tic sew­ing thread.

FRONT OPEN­ING TRIM Left Front But­ton Edge

Row 1: Join yarn at neck­line edge in side edge of row 46 [46, 50, 54], ch 1, work 69 [69, 69, 76] sc evenly sp down front to bot­tom, turn. (69, [69, 69, 76] sc) Rows 2–4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. Row 5: Sl st in each sc across. Fas­ten off.

Right But­ton­hole Edge

Row 1: Join yarn in side edge of row 1 at bot­tom, ch 1, work 69 [69, 69, 76] sc evenly sp up front, turn. (69, [69, 69, 76] sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of next 2 sc, (ch 2, sk each of next 2 sc, sc in next 7 [7, 7, 8] sc) 7 times, ch 2, sk each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, turn. (8 but­ton­holes)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc and each ch across, turn. (69 [69, 69, 76] sc) Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.

Row 5: Sl st in each sc across. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

With WS of Sleeve fac­ing and with cro­chet hook, join yarn at un­der­arm, ch 1, match­ing rows and work­ing evenly sp down Sleeve edge [sl st in next st, ch 1] loosely down edge of Sleeve. Fas­ten off. Rep for 2nd Sleeve. Sew but­tons op­po­site but­ton­holes. Make a 2-inch pom­pom and at­tach to top back point of hood or cro­chet a Chain Pom­pom as they do laun­der nicely and don’t fall apart af­ter time.

CHAIN POM­POM First Half

Rnd 1: Leav­ing a 6-inch length at beg, ch 6, join in first ch to form a ring, ch 1, 15 sc in ring, join in beg sc. (15 sc) Rnd 2: Ch 1, work­ing in front

lps (see Stitch Guide) only, (sl st, ch 5) twice in same st, sl st in same st, *(ch 5, sl st) 3 times in next st, rep from * around, end­ing with ch 5, sl st in same st as beg sl st.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 3) 3 times in same ch sp, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * around, join in first st, ch 5, sl st in rem back lp (see

Stitch Guide) of rnd 1.

2nd Half

Rnd 1: Work­ing in rem back lp of rnd 1 of First Half, (ch 5, sl st) twice in same st, *(ch 5, sl st) 3 times in next st, rep from * around, end­ing with ch 5, sl st in same st as beg sl st.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 3) 3 times in same ch sp, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * around, join in first st, leav­ing a 6-inch length, fas­ten off. Pass the rem beg and end­ing lengths through point of Hood around 1 or 2 sts, knot ends tog and pass ends through pom­pom, trim any ex­cess yarn. CW

Back Bar of Chain

Up­dated in a new easy-care yarn, this hooded cardi­gan is sure to be just as pop­u­lar with new moms as it was 20 years ago!

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