Toddler's Poncho and Pants

Toddler's Poncho and Pants
Toddler Knitting Pattern

 

 

Free Knitting Pattern - Toddler's Poncho and Pants

Materials: Poncho - 2 balls of Baby yarn in White, 3 balls in pink and 2 balls of blue; Pants: 4 balls of blue for pants only; a pair each of Nos. 9, 10, and 11 knitting needles; a set of 4 double pointed needles Nos. 9 and 10; Elastic for waist. Note: Colors of choice may be used.

Tension: 7 sts. = 1 inch over st.st., and 6 sts. = 1 inch over pattern on No. 9 needles.

Measurements: Poncho: Center front seam: 15 ins.; Pants: Waist to crutch: 8 1/2 ins.; Inside leg seam: 10 1/4 ins., with ribbing turned up.

Poncho: With No. 9 needles and white, cast on 191 sts.

1st row: (wrong side) P.

2nd row: K.1, sl.1, k.1, p.s.s.o., p. to last 3 sts., k.2 tog., k.1. Rep. 1st and 2nd rows twice. Change to pink.

7th row: P.

8th row: K.1, sl.1, k.2 tog., p.s.s.o., * y.fwd., k.3, y.fwd., sl.1, k.2 tog., p.s.s.o., rep. from * to last 7 sts., y.fwd., k.3, y.fwd., k.3 tog., k.1.

9th row and 11th row: P.

10th row: K.1, sl.1, k.1, p.s.s.o., * y.fwd., sl.1, k.2 tog., p.s.s.o., y.fwd., k.3, rep. from * to last 6 sts., y.fwd., sl.1, k.2 tog., p.s.s.o., y.fwd., k.2 tog., k.1.

12th row: K.1, sl.1, k.1, p.s.s.o., k.2 * y.fwd., sl.1, k.2 tog., p.s.s.o., y.fwd., k.3, rep. from * to last 8 sts., y.fwd., sl.1, k.2 tog., p.s.s.o., y.fwd., k.2, k.2 tog., k.1.

13th to 18th rows: As rows 7 to 12. Change to white. Rep. these 18 rows but use blue and pink in turn for 12 rows of lace patt., until 5 patts. and 6 rows of 6th patt. have been worked. Change to No.10 needles and cont. to 18th row of 7th patt.

Next row: Still with pink, (p.2 tog., p.2) 15 times, p.2 tog., p.1, p.2 tog. Leave these sts. on a spare needle and make another piece to match. Now arrange all the sts. from both pieces on three No. 10 needles, and with right side facing, and still with pink, knit 1 round and then work in k.2, p.2 rib for 1 1/2 ins. Change to set of No. 9 needles and work a further 2 1/2 ins Cast off loosely in rib. Press lightly and join seams very neatly.

Pants: Right Leg

With No. 11 needles and blue, cast on 81 sts. and work 14 rows in k.1, p.1 rib. Change to No. 9 needles and work 1 more row in rib. Purl 1 row then shape as follows:

1st row: K.10, turn.

2nd and every wrong side row: Sl. 1, p. to end.

3rd row: K 18, turn.

5th row: K 26, turn.

7th row: K 34, turn.

9th row: K 42, turn

10th row: Sl 1, p 41. Cont. in st.st. and inc. 1 st. at longer edge on following 7th and every following 8th row until there are 87 sts. Cont. without further shaping until short edge measures 9 ins. ending with a p. row.

Shape leg: Cast off 3 sts. at beg. of next 2 rows, then dec. 1 st. at each end of next 5 rows. Now dec. 1 st. at each end of next 3 k. rows and then at each end of every following 4th row 3 times. Cont. without further shaping until leg measures 8 1/2 ins. ending with a p. row. Change to No. 11 needles. Next row: (K 2 tog., k 2) 14 times, k 2 tog, k 1. Now work 3 1/2 ins. in k 2, p 2, rib. Cast off loosely in rib. Work left leg to match reversing all shapings.

Finishing: Press pieces lightly on wrong side. Join front and back seams. Join inside leg seam using flat seam for ribbing. Turn waist ribbing in half to wrong side and catch down. Insert elastic. Turn up ankle ribbing. Press seams.

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