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Garter sts: knit sts on all rows.
Pattern: See diagrams M.1 to M.3. The diagrams show the pattern from the right.
Front piece: Cast on 68-74-80-92 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with Safran. Knit M.1 and continue in stockinette sts.
When piece measures 11-12-15-18 cm knit M.2 and continue in M.3 with 1 edge st in garter sts each side until finished measurements. At the same time when piece measures 16-17-20-23 cm dec for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1-2 times and 1 st 4-4-4-5 times = 50-56-62-68 sts.
Continue in M.3 with 1 edge st each side in garter sts.
When piece measures 23-24-38-31 cm bind off the middle 12-14-16-18 sts for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 3 times = 12-14-16-18 sts left on each shoulder.
When piece measures 27-29-33-37 cm bind off sts on right shoulder (when worn). On the left shoulder knit Rib, K2/P2, with 1 st in garter st each side. After 2 rows make 2 buttonholes as follows: K3, bind off 1 st, K 4-5-6-7 sts, bind off 1 st. On the return row make a yo over the bind off sts.
Bind off in Rib when edge measures 2 cm / 3/4''.
Back piece: Cast on and knit as front piece. Dec for armhole as described for front piece and continue until piece measures 26-28-32-36 cm.
Bind off the middle 22-24-26-28 sts for neck and dec 2 sts on next row towards neckline = 12-14-16-18 sts left on each shoulder.
When piece measures 27-29-33-37 cm bind off sts on right shoulder (when worn). On the left shoulder knit Rib, K2/P2, with 1 st in garter st each side.
Bind off in Rib when edge measures 2 cm / 3/4''.
Sleeve: Cast on 44-44-50-50 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with Safran.
Knit M.1 and continue in M.3 with 1 edge st in garter sts each side until finished measurements.
At the same time when piece measures 5 cm / 2'' inc 1 st each side a total of 4-6-6-9 times:
Size 1/3 months: on every 10th row.
Size 6/9 months: on every 7th row
Size 12/18 months: on every 9th row
Size 24 months: alternate between every 6th and 7th rows
= 52-56-62-68 sts – incorporate new sts in pattern as you go along.
When sleeve measures 17-18-20-23 cm dec for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 4 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1-1-1-0 times, 2 sts 1-1-2-2 times, 1 st 1-2-1-5 times, 2 sts 2-2-2-2 times and 3 sts each side until piece measures 22-23-25-30 cm.
Bind off remaining sts.
Assembly: Sew right shoulder seam.
Neck: Pick up approx 58-82 sts (divisible by 4+2) round the neck – begin by left shoulder – on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with Safran. Knit Rib as follows: 2 sts in garter sts, *K2, P2*, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 and 2 sts in garter sts. After 4 rows make 1 buttonhole next to the others as follows: bind off 3rd st from the edge and make a yo on the return row. Bind off in Rib when edge measures 2.5 cm / 7/8''.
Place the Rib front edge over Rib edge on back piece.
Set in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st.
Sew on buttons on shoulder.
Cast on 91-98-105-112 sts on needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with Safran.
Knit M.2. When piece measures approx 8-9-10-11 cm dec 13-14-15-16 sts evenly – adjust to row in garter sts in pattern.
Repeat the dec on every 4th row a total of 5 times = 26-28-30-32 sts .
K2 tog around, then cut the thread and pull it through remaining sts. Sew tight.
Sew tog hat mid back. The hat measures approx 14-15-16-17 cm.
knit from right side, purl from wrong side
purl from right side, knit from wrong side
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