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Bright Eyes
Preemie Jacket
(In memory of my grandsom, "Joshua")

(Designed by Denny Kelly)

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Submit Your Picture!Materials:

5ply Yarn = 12" Chest Number 10 Needles
6ply Yarn = 14" Chest Number 9 Needles
8ply Yarn = 15" Chest Number 8 Needles
Very Premmie Size use 4ply and Number 10 Needles for less than 22 weeks gestation.

Directions:

BACK
Cast on 42 st.
Knit 3 row garter st for band.
Knit
Purl
K6 yfwd k2tog *k4 yfwd k2tog rep to last 4 st k4
Purl
K4 *k2tog yfwd k1 yfwd k2tog k1 rep from * to last 3 st k3
Purl
Knit
Purl
Knit
Purl
K6 yfwd k2tog *k4 yfwd k2tog rep to last 4 st k4
Purl
K4 *k2tog yfwd k yfwd k2tog k1 rep from * to last 3 st k3
Purl
Stocking stitch now until measures 4 inches to arm hole.
Shape Arm Hole
Cast on 2 st Knit to end
Cast on 2 st Knit to end
K1 k2tog Knit to last 3 st k2tog k1
Purl
Rep last w rows until 16 st remain cast off loosely

RIGHT FRONT

Cast on 24 St

Knit 3 row garter st for band.
Knit
Purl to last 4 st slip 4 st onto a pin
K4 yfwd k2tog k4 yfwd k2tog k4 yfwd k2tog k2
Purl
K2 *k2tog yfwd k1 yfwd k2tog k1 rep from * to end = 20 st
Purl
Knit
Purl
Knit
Purl
K4 yfwd k2tog k4 yfwd k2tog k4 yfwd k2tog k2
Purl
K2 *k2tog yfwd k1 yfwd k2tog k1 rep from * to end = 20 st
Purl
Stocking stitch until measures same to armholes of back.
Shape Arm Holes
With wrong side facing cast off 2 st Purl to end
Knit to last 3 st k2tog k1
Purl
Rep rows 2 and 3 until 12 st remain finishing with a Purl row.

Shape Neck

K2tog Knit to last 3 st k2tog k1
Purl
Rep last two rows until 4 st remain
(K2tog) twice
Purl 2tog break off yarn and pull thread through last st to cast off

LEFT FRONT
Cast on 24 St
Knit 3 row garter st for band.
KNIT TO LAST 4 ST PUT 4 ST ON PIN
PURL
K3 YFWD K2TOG K4 * YFWD K2TOG K4 YFWD K2TOG K3
PURL
K1 * K2TOG YFWD K1 YFWD K2TOG K1 RE FROM * TO LAST ST K2
PURL
KNIT
PURL
KNIT
PURL
K3 YFWD K2TOG K4 * YFWD K2TOG K4 YFWD K2TOG K3
PURL
K1 * K2TOG YFWD K1 YFWD K2TOG K1 RE FROM * TO LAST ST K2
PURL
WITH RIGHT SIDE FACING CAST OFF 2 ST KNIT TO END
PURL
K1 K2TOG KNIT TO END
PURL
Rep last two rows until 12 st remain finishing with a Knit row
Purl
K1 k2tog Knit to last 2 st k2tog
Purl
Rep last two rows until 4 st remain
Purl
(K2tog) twice
K2tog break off yarn and pull through to cast off.

SLEEVES
Cast on 22 st
Knit 3 rows
Knit
Purl
Knit
Purl
Inc Knit to last st inc
Continue in stocking st inc into each end of every 4th row until 30 st
Continue until work measures 3 inches now shape armhole
Cast off 2 st Knit to end
Cast of 2 st Purl to end
K1 k2tog Knit to last 3 st k2tog k1
Purl
Rep last two rows until 4 st remain
(K2tog) twice
Purl
K2tog break off yarn and pull through

MAKE UP
Using back stitch sew side seams then sleeve seams, then sew sleeves in place

FRONT BANDS
Pick up the 4 st from pin and Knit 34 rows
K2 yfwd k2tog
Knit another * 10 rows on these 4 st k2 yfwd k2tog, Rep from * one more time, then Knit 6 rows cast off and sew band in place (3 button holes)
Knit the other 4 st for left front band until it measures the same as right from band and cast off and sew in place.

NECK BAND
Pick up ??? St evenly along neck and Knit 3 rows then cast off loosely. Sew buttons to match holes.

*This pattern is copy right to DennyKelly not for sale or to be reprinted with out permission For premmie baby use only

*posted on the ATCT website with permission from Denny Kelly

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