How to Make a Christmas Baby Patchwork Hooded Sweater And Bunting

  • 4 snap lock loom corner pieces

  • Four oz 4-ply Acrylic knitting yarn (pick 3 colors)

  • color 1-2 skeins

  • color 2-3 skeins

  • color 3-1 skein

  • 2 yards 3/8 ribbon that matches color 3

  1. You will need to use the star pattern: use 3 layers of yarn in lacing direction(12 layers total)

  2. Step 2

    Put together 4 corner pieces(602) and you will now have a square loom. With color 1 lace your loom with the star pattern, then use some of your color 1 to tie the stars in.

  3. Step 3

    Make 4 squares in color 1 tied with color 1. Make 14 small squares in color 2 tied with color 3

  4. Step 4

    How to Assemble hooded sweater: put 2 squares of color 1 together and put a square of color 2 on each side. attach them with an overcast stitch. Sew yarn ends back into overcast stitch to hide your loose ends.

  5. Step 5

    Pick 2 squares of color 2 and attach them to your previous color 1 blocks that you sewed together. reinforce your stitches by going over your previous overcast stitches. You have completed the back of the sweater.

  6. Step 6

    to make the front of the sweater pick up 4 squares of color 2 and 2 of color 1. lay them out and overcast stitches them together. the right front section will consist of a 2 color 2s and a color 1. the same goes for the other side.

  7. Step 7

    Join the front and back sections together at shoulder seams.

  8. Step 8

    when you have finished joining those together you will fold the sweater so that you can join the sweater at the sides and underarms.

  9. Step 9

    Assemble the hood: join 4 squares together in a t pattern. three on the bottom and 1 on the top. when you have made that pattern join the one on the top to the sides so it makes a hood.

  10. Step 10

    Attach hood to sweater via shoulder seams. Next you will attach your ribbon. Cut a 30′ length of ribbon, weave it in and out of star pattern around front of hood. Cut 6′ tail and attach it to each end.

  11. Step 11

    Have fun!!!

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