• 23 • Toddler's Cream Jumper in "Mirage" yarn with blue flowers embroidered in long stitch

YARN

ADRIAFIL YARNS

MATERIALS

200 g. of Mirage yarn, Cream No. 11. Several g. of City yarn, Aviation Blue No. 43. Knitting needles No. 4 and 41/2. 5 buttons. Tapestry Needle with rounded tip.

AGE: 2 years

PATTERN STITCHES

Rib stitch 2/2

Knitted stitch

Embroidered long stitch

SAMPLE

10 x 10 cm. with knitting needles No. 41/2 work in knitted st. = 20 sts. and 26 rows

WORKING INSTRUCTIONS

Back: Cast on 70 sts. with knitting needles No. 4 and work 14 rows in ribbed st. 2/2, equivalent to 4,5 cm. Cont. with knitting needles No. 41/2 in knitted st. When work measures 19 cm. from the cable, equivalent to 50 rows, to shape the sleeve holes bind off at the sides 8 sts. and cont. until work measures 8 cm. from the sleeve holes, equivalent to 20 rows; to slant shoulders dec. at the sides, inside the first 2 sts., 1 st. at every row 14 times. To end, bind off in one time the 25 remaining sts.

Right-hand front: Cast on 34 sts. with knitting needles No. 4 and work the cable as described for the back. Cont. with knitting needles No. 41/2 in knitted st. When work measures 19 cm. from the cable, equivalent to 50 rows, shape the sleeve hole, on the left, as described for the back. When work measures 27 cm. from the cable, equivalent to 70 rows, to shape the neckline bind off, on the right, 7 sts., then, every 2 rows, 2 sts., 1 st. 3 times. When work measures 5 cm. from beg. of the neckline, equivalent to 14 rows, bind off in one time the 14 remaining sts. for the shoulder.

Left front: Work to match the right-hand front.

Sleeves: Cast on 44 sts. with knitting needles No. 4 and work the cable as described for the back. Cont. with knitting needles No. 41/2 work in knitted st. and inc. at the sides 1 st. every 10 rows 5 times. When work measures 25 cm. from the cable, equivalent to 64 rows, bind off in one time the 54 sts. worked.

MAKING UP AND FINISH

Complete the front and the sleeves using the tapestry needle embroider the blue three or four blue flowers in long stitch: arrange the patterns as desired on the yoke and the bottom as shown in the photo. Sew the shoulders. With knitting needles No. 4 pick up 74 sts. around the neckline and work 18 rows in ribbed st. 2/2, equivalent to 7 cm.; bind off the stitches. In the same way pick up 74 sts. along the buttoning side of the right-hand front and work 8 rows in ribbed st. 2/2, equivalent to 2,5 cm. working, in rows 4, 5 buttonholes: 1 inside the first 4 sts., the last inside the last 4 sts. and the remaining buttons spaced evenly. Bind off the stitches. Trim in the same way the buttoning side of the left-hand front, without making the buttonholes. Sew in the sleeves. Sew the undersleeves and the sides. Sew the buttons opposite the buttonholes.