Simple Knit Hoodie
Size 8 u.s. circular knitting needles
Size g crochet hook (for border only)
Worsted weight yarn (black, Grey)
Gauge - 6 rows, 5 stitches = 1 inch
Size small only
Worked top to bottom-
With black yarn,
Provisional c.o. 85
(starting out as back and forth then moving to rounds after 1 1/2 inch)
Row 1-Knit 19, place marker, knit 6, place marker, knit 35, place marker, knit 6, place marker, knit remaining 19.
Row 2 and all even rows-purl
Row 3- (knit to next marker, increase one stitch, slip marker, knit next st, increase one st) repeat around.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until 1 and 1/2 inches, then continue stockinette stitch (knit every row) in the round until 43 stitches between first and second marker, and third and fourth marker. (armholes)
Removing sleeves stitches-
Knit to first marker, slip all stitches between first and second marker to a stitch holder. Cast On 8 stitches using Backward loop, continue to knit to next marker, slip all stitches between marker three and four onto a stitch holder. Cast on 8 stitches, knit remaining.
Continue in the round until piece measures 2 inches less than desired length.
Round 1- *(Knit 2 stitches, Purl 2 stitches)* repeat around.
Knit round 1 repeatedly for 2 more inches, cast off.
Pick up 85 stitches from beginning cast on.
Working back and forth again-
Row 1- Knit
Row 2- purl
Row 3- Knit
Row 4- purl
Row 5- Evenly increase by 7 stitches. (I increased every 10 stitches then knit remaining.)
Row 6- purl
Row 7- Knit
Continue in stockinette stitch until hood measures 13 inches.
Knit 46 stitches. There should be 46 Stitches on each needle. Fold in half and graft together.
Border- with Grey
Round 1- Join yarn at edge of hood, (I joined about half way between top and bottom of left side, there is no specific spot you need to join) *single crochet in edge of 4 knit rows, skip one row* repeat around.
Round 2-4- slip st in front loop only of every single crochet around.
Fasten off, hide string.
Pick up the 43 stitches on stitch holder, and 13 more from arm hole. (56 stitches)
Knit stockinette stitch in the round until sleeve measures 12 inches from picked up stitches.
Round 1- (increase round) *knit 14, increase one* repeat around.
Round 2- knit
Round 3- *ssk, knit 5, yo, knit 1, yo, knit 5, knit 2 tog* repeat around
Round 4- knit
Repeat rounds 3 and 4 until sleeve measures desired length. Cast off.
Border- with Grey
Single crochet in every stitch around, ( 60 sc ) for 2 rounds, fasten off.
Repeat same for second arm.