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Ricky Pram Set for Boys - Free Knitting Pattern from Patons Knitting Book No. 357

Free knitting pattern for a baby's knitted jacket and leggings knit with or without feet

Size and Materials

Patons Beehive Fingering 4 ply.

The Coat

21 - 22 inch underarm - 5 ozs.
Length from top of shoulder - 13 ins.
Length of sleeve from underarm - 8½ ins.
The Leggings - 4 ozs.
Length of Front seam - 9 ins.
Length of leg seam With Sole - 10 ins.
Without Sole - 9½ ins.

Knitting Needles, 1 pair Old UK size 10/US 3/metric 3.25mm

Five Small Buttons
Two Stitch Holders.
A length of Elastic.

Gauge

To get these measurements it is absolutely necessary to work at a tension to produce 7½ stitches to the inch in width.

The Coat

The Right Front

Cast on 63 stitches.

1st row: Knit plain.

Rep. 1st row eight times.

10th row: K1, purl to last 6 sts., turn, leave these 6 sts. on a stitch holder.

Proceed as follows:
** 1st row: K3, * P1, K9, rep. from * to last 4 sts., P1, K3.

2nd row: K1, P1, * K1, P1, K1, P7, rep. from * to last 5 sts., (K1, P1) twice, K1.

3rd row: K1, * (P1, K1) twice, P1, K5, rep. from * to last 6 sts., (P1, K1) three times.

4th row: Like 2nd row.

5th row: Like 1st row.

6th row: K1, P7, * K1, P9, rep. from * to last 9 sts., K1, P7, K1.

7th row: * K7, P1, K1, P1, rep. from *to last 7 sts., K7.

8th row: K1, * P5, (K1, P1) twice, K1, rep. from * to last 6 sts., P5, K1.

9th row: Like 7th row.

10th row: K1, P7, * K1, P9, rep. from * to last 9 sts., K1, P7, K1 **

Rep. from ** to ** six times, then 1st row once.

In next row: * K2tog, rep. from * to last 3 sts., K3 tog. (28 sts.).

Work 7 rows in Garter Stitch without shaping.

In next row: K1, (inc. once in next st., K2) nine times (37 sts.).

Work from ** to 9th row once.

Keeping continuity of pattern, cast off 3 sts. at beg. of next row then dec. once at armhole edge in every row until 31 sts. remain, then in every alt. row until 29 sts. remain.

Continue in pattern without shaping until four patterns have been worked from waist.

Cast off 3 sts. at beg. of next row, then dec. on at neck edge in every row until 18 sts. remain.

Work 1 row without shaping.

Shape shoulder as follows:
1st row: Work to last 6 sts., turn.

2nd row: Work to end of row.

3rd row: Work to last 12 sts., turn.

4th row: Like 2nd row. Cast off.

The Left Front

Cast on 63 stitches.

1st row: Knit plain.

Rep. 1st row seven times.

9th row: Knit plain to last 6 sts., turn, leave these 6 sts. on a stitch holder.

In next row: K1, purl to last st., K1.

Continue to correspond with Right Front, working shaping at opposite ends of needle.

The Back

Cast on 117 stitches.

1st row: Knit plain.

Rep. 1st row eight times.

In next row: K1, purl to last st., K1.

Repeat from ** to ** as given for Right Front seven times, then 1st row once.

In next row: K1, * K2tog, rep. from * to end of row. (59 sts.).

Work 7 rows in Garter Stitch without shaping.

In next row: K3, * inc. once in next st., K2. rep. from * to last 2 sts., K2 (77 sts.).

Work 8 rows without shaping.

Keeping continuity of patt., cast off 3 sts . at beg. of next 2 rows, then dec. once at each end of needle in every row until 65 sts. remain, then in every alt. row until 61 sts. remain.

Continue without shaping until armholes measure same as front armholes.

Shape for shoulders as follows:
1st and 2nd rows: Work to last 6 sts., turn.
3rd and 4th rows: Work to last 12 sts., turn.
5th and 6th rows: Work to last 18 sts., turn.
7th row: Work to end of row.

Cast off.

The Sleeves

Cast on 33 stitches.

1st row: Knit plain.

Rep. 1st row seventeen times.

19th row: K3, * inc. once in next st., K1, rep. from * to 1ast 2 sts., K2 (47 sts.).

20th row: K1, purl to last st., K1.

Work as given from ** to ** for Right Front once, then from ** to 6th row once.

Continue in patt., inc. once at each end of needle in next and following 18th row once. (51 sts.).

Continue in patt. without shaping until side edge measures 8½ ins. from commencement.

Dec. once at each end of needle in next and every alt. row until 17 sts. remain. Cast off.

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

The Right Front Band

Slip sts. from Right Front stitch holder on to one of your needles.

Work 71 rows in Garter Stitch.

In next row: K3, yo, K2tog, K1.

Continue in Garter Stitch, making a button hole as before in every following 10th row four times (5 buttonholes).

Work 2 rows in Garter Stitch. Cast off.

The Left Front Band

Work to correspond with Right Front Band, omitting buttonholes.

The Collar

Cast on 16 stitches.

1st and 2nd rows: Knit plain.

** 3rd row: K13, turn.

Work 9 rows in Garter Stitch. **

Rep. from ** to ** ten times, then 3rd row once.

Work 3 rows in Garter Stitch. Cast off.

To Make Up Coat

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Using a fiat seam throughout, sew up side, shoulder and sleeve seams.

Sew in sleeves, placing seam to seam.

Sew front bands in position, placing bottom button at centre of waist band.

Sew collar in position with shaped edge to neck, commencing and ending 3 sts. from front edge.

Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes. Finally, press all seams.

The Leggings

Cast on 186 stitches.

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, rep. from * to end of row.

Rep. 1st row three times.

5th row: K2, * yo, K2tog, P1, K1, rep. from * to end of row.

Rep. 1st row eleven times. Proceed as follows:
1st row: K110, turn.

2nd row: P34, turn.

3rd row: K39, turn.

4th row: P44, turn.

Continue in this manner, working 5 extra sts. in every row until 26 sts. remain unworked at each end of needle.

Proceed as follows:
1st row: Knit plain.

2nd row: K1, purl to last st., K1.

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows four times.

Continue in stocking stitch, inc. once at each end of needle in next and every following 8th row four times (196 sts.).

Work 33 rows without shaping.

In next row: K98, turn.

Continue on these sts., dec. once at each end of needle in every alt. row until 52 sts. remain, then in every following 4th row until 46 sts. remain.

Work 10 rows without shaping.

The Leggings With Soles

The Left Leg

1st row: K1, P39, K1, turn.

2nd row: K16, turn.

Work 25 rows in stocking stitch on these 16 sts.

28th row: Slip 1, k1, psso, K12, K2tog

29th row: K1, purl to last st. K1.

30th row: Slip 1, k1, psso, K10, K2tog.

Break off wool and slip these 12 sts. on to a stitch holder.

Join in wool to 5 sts. which were left, and purl across these sts.

In next row: K5, knit up 17 sts. along side of foot, knit across 12 sts. from stitch holder, knit up 17 sts. along other side of foot, knit across remaining 25 sts. (76 sts.) ***

Work 9 rows in Garter Stitch.

Proceed as follows:
1st row: K26, (K2 tog) twice, K34, (K2 tog) twice, K8.

2nd row: Knit plain.

3rd row: K25, (K2 tog) twice, K32, (K2 tog) twice, K7.

4th row: Knit plain.

5th row: Knit plain. Cast off.

Re-join wool to remaining 98 sts. and work to correspond with Left Leg until foot is reached.

The Right Leg

1st row: K1, P19, K1, turn.

2nd row: K16, turn.

Work 25 rows in plain, smooth fabric on these 16 sts.

28th row: Slip 1, k1, psso, K12, K2 tog.

29th row: K1, purl to last st, K1.

30th row: Slip 1, k1, psso, K10, K2 tog.

Break off wool and slip these 12 sts. on to a stitch holder. Join in wool at inside edge of 25 sts. which were left and purl to last st., K1.

In next row: K25, knit up 17 sts. along side of foot, knit across 12 sts. from stitch holder, knit up 17 sts. along other side of foot, knit across remaining 5 sts. (76 sts.) ***

Work 9 rows in Garter Stitch.

Proceed as follows:
1st row: K8, (K2 tog) twice, K34, (K2 tog) twice, K26.

2nd row: Knit plain.

3rd row: K7, (K2 tog) twice, K32, (K2 tog) twice, K25.

4th row: Knit plain.

5th row: Knit plain.

Cast off.

The Leggings Without Soles

The Left Leg

Work exactly as given for Left Leg of Leggings with soles to ***.

Work 4 rows in Garter Stitch. Cast off.

The Right Leg

Work exactly as given for Right Leg of Leggings with soles to ***.

Work 4 rows in Garter Stitch. Cast off.

To Make Up Leggings

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Using a flat seam, sew up front, leg and sole seams.

Thread elastic through holes at waist.

For Leggings without soles

Sew a short length of elastic to each side of foot to go under shoe.

Finally, press all seams.


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