TIZZ BABY TOP

Tizz Baby Top Project

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Bella Baby "Tizz" 2 (2-3-3) x 50g balls &bull 1 pair 4mm knitting needles and a circular 4mm knitting needle (60cm long) or size needed for correct tension.
    &bull 4 stitch-holders.
    &bull 3 small buttons.
    &bull Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

SIZE

Fits Underam cm: 35 (0 Months), 40 (3 Months), 45 (6 Months), 47 (9 Months), 50 (12 Months)
Actual Size (at Underarm) cm: 40 (0 Months), 45 (3 Months), 50 (6 Months), 55 (9 Months), 60 (12 Months)
Length (approx) cm: 23 (0 Months), 26 (3 Months), 29 (6 Months), 33 (9 Months), 35 (12 Months)

TENSION

21 sts x 42 rows to 10cm over garter st, using 4mm needles

INSTRUCTIONS

BACK

Using a pair of 4mm needles, cast on 49 (55-59-65-69) sts. Knit 3 rows garter st (1st row is WS), size 0, 3 and 12 months only - inc (dec-inc) 4 (2-2) sts evenly across last row.

All sizes ... 53 (53-59-65-71) sts.

Beg Patt Panel -

1st row (RS) - K4, * yfwd, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yfwd, K3, rep from * to last st, K1.

2nd row - Purl.

3rd row - K1, * yfwd, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yfwd, K3, rep from * to last 4 sts, yfwd, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yfwd, K1.

4th row - Purl.Rows 1 to 4 incl form patt.Cont in patt until patt panel measures approx 4cm, working last row on WS, sizes 0, 3 and 12 months only - dec (inc-dec) 4 (2-2) sts evenly across last row.

All sizes ... 49 (55-59-65-69) sts.Working in garter st for rem, dec one st at each end of 13th (11th-15th-19th-21st) row, then in every foll 14th (10th-14th-18th-20th) row until 45 (49-53-59-63) sts rem.Cont in garter st without shaping, until work measures 14 (16-18-21-22) cm from beg, working last row on WS.Leave rem sts on a stitch-holder for Yoke

LEFT FRONT

Using a pair of 4mm needles, cast on 23 (26-30-32-34) sts.Knit 3 rows garter st (1st row is WS), sizes 3, 6, 9 and 12 months only - (inc-dec-inc-inc) (3-1-3-1) st/s evenly across last row.

All sizes ... 23 (29-29-35-35) sts.

Beg Patt Panel - Work in patt as for Back, until patt panel measures 4cm, working last row on WS, sizes 3, 6, 9 and 12 months only - (dec-inc-dec-dec) (3-1-3-1) st/s evenly across last row.All sizes ... 23 (26-30-32-34) sts. **Working in garter st only for rem, dec one st at beg (sideedge) of 13th (11th-15th-19th-21st) row, then at same edge in every foll 14th (10th-14th-18th-20th) row until 21 (23-27-29-31) sts rem.Cont in garter st without shaping, until work measures same as Back, working last row on WS.

Leave sts on a stitch-holder for Yoke.

RIGHT FRONT

Work as for Left Front to **.Working in garter st only for rem, dec one st at end (side edge) of 13th (11th-15th-19th-21st) row, then at same edge in every foll 14th (10th-14th-18th-20th) row until 21 (23-27-29-31) sts rem.Cont in garter st without shaping, until work measures same as Back, working last row on WS.Leave sts on a stitch-holder for Yoke.

YOKE

With RS facing and using 4mm circular knitting needle, knit across 21 (23-27-29-31) sts left on stitch-holder for Right Front, turn, cast 33 (35-37-39-42) sts for right armhole, turn, with RS facing knit across 45 (49-53-59-63) sts left on stitch-holder for Back, turn, cast on 33 (35-37-39-42) sts for left armhole, turn, then with RS facing, knit across 21 (23-27-29-31) sts left on stitch-holder for Left Front ... 153 (165-181-195-209) sts.Knit in garter st until Yoke measures 2 (3-4-5-6) cm, working last row on WS.

Next row (RS) - K8 (2-2-2-1), K2tog, * K3, K2tog, rep from * to last 8 (1-2-1-1) st/s, K8 (1-2-1-1) ... 125 (132-145-156-167) sts.

Next row (WS) - Knit dec 0 (1-2-1-6) st/s evenly across ... 125 (131-143-155-161) sts.

Beg Patt Panel -Work in patt as for Back until Yoke measures 6 (7-8-9-10) cm, working last row on RS.

Next row (WS) - P1 (2-0-1-2), P2tog, * P3, P2tog, rep from * to last 2 (2-1-2-2) st/s, P2 (2-1-2-2) ... 100 (105-114-124-129) sts.

Knit 6 rows garter st.

Next row - (RS) - K1, K2tog, * K3, K2tog, rep from * to last 2 (2-1-1-1) st/s, K2 (2-1-1-1) ... 80 (84-91-99-103) sts.Cont in garter st, until work measures 3cm from end of patt panel, working last row on WS.

Next row (RS) - K2 (1-2-1-0), K2tog, * K3, K2tog, rep from * to last 1 (1-2-1-1) st/s, K1 (1-2-1-1) ... 64 (67-73-79-82) sts.Knit 1 row.

Cast off loosely.

LEFT FRONT BAND

With RS facing and using a pair of 4mm needles, knit up 48 (54-60-68-72) sts evenly along left front edge.Knit 11 rows garter st.

Cast off loosely.

RIGHT FRONT BAND

With RS facing and using a pair of 4mm needles, knit up 48 (54-60-68-72) sts evenly along left front edge.Knit 5 rows garter st.

6th row - Knit to last 18 (20-22-24-26) sts, K2tog, yfwd, [K5 (6-7-8-9), K2tog, yfwd] twice, K2 ... 3 buttonholes.Knit 5 rows garter st.

Cast off loosely.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using mattress st, join side seams, matching patt panel. Sew on buttons.

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