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Vertical Stripes Hoodie

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This colorful psychadelic hoodie from Patons is perfect for a cool evening at an outdoor event for the kids. It is for all levels of knitters.

Vertical Stripes Hoodie

MATERIALS

  • Patons Astra (50 g/1.75 oz)
    BOY’S VERSION
  • 6 7 7 8 balls
    GIRL’S VERSION
  • 6 7 8 9 balls
  • Knitting Needles: Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) or size needed to obtain tension.
  • Separating zipper for Girl’s Version.
  • 4 toggles for Boy’s Version.

SIZES
Chest measurement

  • 2 22 ins [ 56 cm ]
  • 4 24 ins [ 61 cm ]
  • 6 26 ins [ 66 cm ]
  • 8 28 ins [ 71 cm ]

Finished chest

  • 2 25 ins [ 61 cm ]
  • 4 29 ins [73.5cm ]
  • 6 32 ins [81.5cm ]
  • 8 35 ins [89 cm ]

TENSION
21 sts and 42 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in garter st.

STITCH GLOSSARY
M1 = make 1 st by picking up horizontal loop lying before next st and knitting into back of loop.

INSTRUCTIONS
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

BODY
Note: Body is worked in one piece sideways.
Left Sleeve: Cast on 34 (36-36- 40) sts.
Knit 6 rows (garter st).
Inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following 4th rows until there are 46 (50-50-52) sts, then every following 6th row to 56 (62-68-74) sts. Cont even in garter st for 34 (40-32-40) rows more ending with RS facing for next row.
Boy’s Version only: Cast on 40 (45-57-63) sts beg next 2 rows.
Place markers each end of needle. 136 (152-182-200) sts.
Girl’s Version only: Cast on 57 (78-89-100) sts beg next 2 rows.
Place markers each end of needle. 170 (218-246-274) sts.
Both Versions: Proceed in garter st (knit every row) until work from markers measures 3¼ (4¼-4¾- 5½) ins [8.5 (11-12-14) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.

BACK: K68 (76-91-100) for Boy’s Version or K85 (109-123-137) for Girl’s Version. Turn. Leave rem 68 (76-91-100) sts for Boy’s Version or 85 (109-123-137) sts for Girl’s Version on st holder. Place second set of markers at each end of needle.
Proceed in garter st until work from second set of markers measures 6 (6-6½-6½) ins [15 (15- 16.5-16.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Leave sts on spare needle.

LEFT FRONT: With RS of work facing rejoin yarn to sts on st holder.
Neck shaping: Next row: K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
Rep last 2 rows 6 times more.
Boy’s Version only: 54 (62-77-86) sts.
Girl’s Version only: 71 (95-109- 123) sts.
Both Versions: Cont even in garter st until work from first set of markers measures 6¼ (7¼-8-8¾) ins [16 (18.5-20.5-22) cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Cast off knitwise.
Boy’s Version only: Right Front: Cast on 44 (52-67-76) sts. Work 7 rows in garter st noting first row is WS, ending with RS facing for next row.
Cast on 10 sts beg next row. 54 (62-77-86) sts.
Girl’s Version only: Right Front: Cast on 71 (95-109-123) sts.
Both Versions: Cont even in garter st until work from beg measures 3¾ (3¾-4-4) ins [9.5 (9.5-10-10) cm] for Boy’s Version or 3 (3-3¼-3¼) ins [7.5 (7.5-8.5- 8.5) cm] for Girl’s Version ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: K1. M1. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Knit to last st. M1. K1.
Rep last 2 rows 6 times more.
Boy’s Version only: 68 (76-91- 100) sts. Leave these sts on spare needle.
Girl’s Version only: 85 (109-123- 137) sts. Leave these sts on spare needle.
Both Versions: Joining row: With RS of work facing, rejoin yarn to sts from Back st holder. Knit these sts, then knit sts from spare needle. Place third set of markers.
Boy’s Version: 136 (152-182-200) sts.
Girl’s Version: 170 (218-246-274) sts.
Both Versions: Proceed in garter st until work from third set of markers measures 3¼ (4¼-4¾- 5½) ins [8.5 (11-12-14) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Boy’s Version only: Cast off 40 (45-57-63) sts beg next 2 rows.
Place fourth set of markers each end of needle. 56 (62-68-74) sts.
Girl’s Version only: Cast off 57 (78-89-100) sts beg next 2 rows.
Place fourth set of markers each end of needle. 56 (62-68-74) sts.
Both Versions: Right Sleeve: Cont in garter st for 34 (40-32-40) rows ending with RS facing for next row.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and following 6th rows until there are 46 (50-50-52) sts, then every following 4th row to 34 (36- 36-40) sts. Work 6 rows even ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off knitwise.

HOOD
Cast on 108 (112-120-128) sts.
Proceed in garter st until work from beg measures 9½ (10-10½- 11) ins [24 (25.5-26.5-28) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Hood shaping: Next row: K98 (102-108-118). Turn. Leave rem sts on spare needle.
Next row: K88 (92-98-108). Turn.
Next row: K78 (82-88-98). Turn.
Next row: K68 (72-78-88). Turn.
Next row: K58 (62-68-78). Turn.
Next row: K48 (52-58-68). Turn.
Next row: K38 (42-48-58).
Leave rem sts on a st holder (center back). Break yarn leaving a long end. Fold hood in half.
Divide rem sts onto 2 needles and graft center back seam. Sew sleeve and side seams. Sew hood to neck edge.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Boy’s Version only: Cord casing: Place markers each end of jacket 1 inch [2.5 cm] up from bottom.
Fold along marked line to WS and sew in position leaving ends open to insert Cord.
Cord: Cut 4 strands of yarn 88 ins [223.5 cm] long. With all strands tog hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Adjust length if desired. Thread cord through opening and tie.
Toggle Loops: (Make 4). Cut 2 strands of yarn 7 ins [18 cm] long. Work as given for Cord. Fold in half and sew in position as illustrated.
Sew on toggles to correspond to toggle loops.
Girl’s Version only: Sew in zipper.

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