Today I have a pattern that is a little more complex, but it is totally worth the effort because this sweet hoodie looks fantastic on Barbie!
thin 4ply yarn, bordering on 3ply. Check for fit after the first few rows
1. ch2, into 2nd chain from hook hdc, hdc in the next 5, (hdc, c1, hdc), hdc in the next 4, (hdc, ch1, hdc), hdc in the next 8 (hdc, ch1, hdc) hdc in the next 4, (hdc, ch1, hdc), hdc to end.
2. ch2, turn, hdc in each hdc, (hdc, ch1, hdc) in each ch1 space from the previous row.
3. ch2, turn, hdc in each stitch to the first ch1 gap, hdc once in the ch1 gap, chain 5, skip all stitches until the next ch1 gap and hdc in it, hdc to the next ch1 gap (hdc in the space), chain 5, skip to the next ch1 gap and hdc in that, hdc in each stitch to end. (this creates the arm holes)
4. ch2, turn, hdc in each stitch across (including the 5 chain stitches)
5. ch2, turn, *hdc in the next 4, hdc2tg*, repeat across.
6. Repeat row 5
7-11. ch2, turn, hdc in each stitch across.
1. join contrasting yarn to any stitch on the armhole and hdc evenly around (19 for me)
2-5. ch2, hdc in each stitch around, join.
6. ch2, *hdc in the next 3 stitches, hdc2tg* repeat around, join.
7-14. ch2, hdc in each stitch around, join.
End of yarn and weave in tail.
Repeat 1-14 for the other arm hole.
Join yarn to the bottom corner of the jacket and hdc evenly around the entire thing.
1. ch40 leaving long starting tail for sewing, hdc in the second chain and each chain across.
2-5. ch2, turn, hdc in each stitch across, join.
6. hdc in the next 17 stitches, hdc2tg 3 times, hdc in the last 16 stitches.
7. ch2, turn, hdc across.
8. ch2, turn, hdc in the first 14 stitches, hdc2tg 4 times, hdc in the last 14 stitches.
Fold the hood in half and sc it together
sew bottom of hood to collar of jacket
sew on 3 buttons