• 26 • Blue Jump-suit in "Mirage Multicolor" yarn with yoke worked in eyelet st. and moss stitch

YARN

ADRIAFIL YARNS

MATERIALS

50 g. Mirage Multicolor yarn, Blue No. 44. Knitting needles Nos. 3 and 31/2. Crochet Hook No. 3.00. Tapestry Needle with rounded tip.

AGE: 9/12 months

PATTERN STITCHES

Rib stitch 1/1

Knitted stitch

Eyelet st.: work over 8 sts. + 1 for 6 rows

Row 1: * 1 knitted st.., 1 yarn over, slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over,, 3 knitted sts., 2 knit 3 together in back loop, 1 yarn over *. Repeat from * to *, 1 knitted st.

Row 2 and all succ. even rows: work in purled st. .

Row 3: * 2 knitted sts., 1 yarn over, slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over,, 1 knitted st., 2 knit 3 together in back loop, 1 yarn over, 1 knitted st. *. Repeat from * to *, 1 knitted st.

Row 5: * 3 knitted sts., 1 yarn over, 1 slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over (= slip 1 st., 2 knit 3 together in back loop, pass the slipped st. over the worked st., 1 yarn over, 2 knitted st. *. Repeat from * to *, 1 knitted st.

Chain

SAMPLES

10 x 10 cm. with knitting needles No. 31/2 work in knitted st. = 20 sts. and 27 rows

10 x 10 cm. with knitting needles No. 31/2 and different stitches = 18 sts. and 27 rows

WORKING INSTRUCTIONS

Back: Start with the right-hand leg. Cast on 20 sts. with knitting needles No. 3 work in ribbed st. 1/1 for 3,5 cm., equivalent to 8 rows. Cont. with knitting needles No. 31/2 work in knitted st. increasing for inner part of legs and the crutch, on the left, 1 st. every 6 rows 6 times, 1 st. every 8 rows 3 times. When work measures 25 from the border, equivalent to 68 rows, stand off the stitches. Work the left leg to match the right, then, pick up the work on the standing stitches and cont. over all the sts. working in knitted st. for. 13 cm., equivalent to 36 rows. To work the waist band cont. with knitting needles No. 3 in ribbed st. 1/1 dec. 3 sts. in Row 1. When work measures 3 cm. from the border in ribbed st. 1/1, equivalent to 6 rows, cont. with knitting needles No. 31/2 and work * 6 rows as follows: 3 knitted sts. , 49 eyelet sts., 3 knitted sts. ; 6 rows in moss stitch *; Repeat from * to * one more time, then, bind off all the sts.

Front: Work as described for Back.

Shoulders: With Crochet Hook No. 3.00 and the yarn doubled work 4 chains of 45 sts, equivalent to 28 cm.; break off the yarn.

MAKING UP AND FINISH

Sew the sides, the inner part of the legs and the crutch. Sew on the two shoulders on the upper edge of the front and two on the back at 8 cm. from each side; stop the ends of each shoulder with a knot.