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Free Baby Crochet Pattern
Boys Christening Outfit

 

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Abbreviations

WS.     Wrong Side

RS.      Right Side

ch.       Chain

sc.       Single Crochet

hdc.     Half Double Crochet

dc.       Double Crochet

rpt.      Repeat

sl st.    Slip Stitch

yo.       Yarn Over

Inc.      Increase

DNT.    Do not Turn


dc2tog.  

Leaving the last loop of each dc on hook,

work 2dc in next ch1 space, yo and draw through all loops.


Crab Stitch - Working left to right work sc backwards.


Base of ch. Work in first stitch   ~~~~~   ch3 counts as first dc


Size to fit approx: 20 Inch Chest, 6-12 month baby


Finished length from shoulder approx 10.5 inches

Finished Sleeve length from under arm to cuff 6 inches


Materials

250 grams of King Cole big value baby DK


OR

8.8oz of Worsted Weight #3 Yarn

4.00mm & 3.50mm crochet hooks

6 buttons.


GAUGE - 3 dc2tog and 3 rows of pattern measures approx 1” using 4.00mm hook


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Jacket Worked in one piece starting with Yoke -


Using 4.00mm hook ch63, (RS) 1hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1hdc in the next 8ch, (front) 3hdc in next ch, 1hdc in next 9ch, (shoulder) 3hdc in next ch, 1hdc in next 21ch, (back) 3hdc in next ch, 1hdc in the next 9ch, (shoulder) 3hdc in next ch, 1hdc in the next 9ch. (front) Turn. (69hdc)


2nd Row - (Inc Row) Working in back loop of stitch only, ch2, 1hdc in base of ch2 * 1hdc in each hdc to next 3hdc group, 1hdc in next hdc, 3hdc in centre hdc of 3hdc group, * rpt from * to * to last 3hdc group, 1hdc in next hdc, 3hdc in centre hdc of 3hdc group, 1hdc in each hdc to end. Turn leaving ch2 to turn with

un-worked. (77hdc)


3rd to 11th Row - rpt 2nd Row. Turn. (149hdc)


12th Row (Divide for armholes) - Working in back loop of of stitch only, ch2, 1hdc in base of ch1, 1hdc in next hdc, * 2hdc in next hdc, 1hdc in each of next 2hdc, * rpt from * to * to centre hdc on 3hdc group, 2hdc in centre hdc, skip 31hdc, (sleeve) 1hdc in centre hdc of next 3hdc group, 1hdc in next hdc, rpt from * to * to centre hdc of next 3hdc group, 2hdc in centre hdc of 3hdc group, skip 31hdc, 1hdc in centre hdc of next 3hdc group, 1hdc in next hdc, rpt from * to * to last hdc, 1hdc in last hdc. Turn. (115hdc)


13th Row - Working in back loop of stitch only, ch2, 1hdc in base of ch2, 1hdc in each hdc to end. Turn.


Commence Skirt - Working through both loops of stitch from now on, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch1, skip 1hdc, 1sc in next hdc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (57, ch1 spaces)


Next Row - ch3, * dc2tog (see abbrev) in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space and sc, dc2tog in ch1 space, 1dc in last sc. Turn. (57 dc2tog)


Pattern Row 1 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch1, skip dc2tog, 1sc in next ch1 space, * rpt from * to * to end, working last sc in top of ch3. Turn.


Pattern Row 2 - ch3, * dc2tog in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space and sc, dc2tog in ch1 space, 1dc in last sc. Turn.


Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until 8 dc2tog rows have been worked or work measures 10 Inches from shoulder. Turn.


Edging Including Button/Buttonhole Bands - Change to 3.50mm hook, ch1, 2sc in base of ch1, * 1sc in dc2tog, 1sc in ch1 space, * rpt from * to * to ch3 to turn with on the end of the row, 3sc in top of ch3, working up the first front edge, work 42sc evenly along in row ends to neck edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch around neck to next corner, 3sc in corner, 42sc evenly in row ends down second front edge to corner, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.


Buttonhole Row - ch1, 2sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to corner, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc around neck to next corner, 3sc in corner, * ch2, skip ch1, 1sc in each of next 7sc, * rpt from * to * 4 more times, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of next 3sc, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc along bottom of coat to corner, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. DNT. (6 Buttonholes made)


Working in each sc and ch2 space, (the buttonholes) work crab stitch (see abbrev) along bottom of coat, up first front edge, around neck and down second front edge, sl st to first crab stitch. Fasten off.


Sleeves x 2 - Using 4.00mm hook, with WS facing rejoin yarn to side of hdc under arm, ch1, 1sc in same space, * ch1, skip 1hdc, 1sc in next hdc, * rpt from * to * across sleeve working last sc in side of hdc on opposite side, ch1, sl st to first sc. Turn. (18, ch1 spaces)


Next Row - ch3, * dc2tog in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space, dc2tog in ch1 space, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (18 dc2tog)


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch1, skip dc2tog, 1sc in next ch1 space, * rpt from * to * to last dc2tog, ch1, skip dc2tog, sl st to first sc. Turn.


Next Row - ch3, * dc2tog in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space, dc2tog in ch1 space, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt last 2 rows until 8 dc2tog rows have been worked or underarm sleeve seam measures approx 5.5 Inches. Turn.


Cuff - Change to 3.50mm hook, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc2tog and ch1 space to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (36sc)


Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. DNT.


Work 1 row of crab stitch. Fasten off.


Pants - With 4.00mm hook ch104, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch1, skip ch1, 1sc in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last ch, ch1, sl st to first sc. Turn. (52, ch1 spaces)


Row 2 - ch3, * dc2tog in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space, dc2tog in ch1 space, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (52 dc2tog)


Row 3 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch1, skip dc2tog, 1sc in next ch1 space, * rpt from * to * to last dc2tog, ch1, skip dc2tog, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.


Row 4 - ch3, * dc2tog in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space, dc2tog in ch1 space, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt Rows 3 & 4 until 11 dc2tog rows have been worked or work measures approx 7 Inches from waist. Turn.


Divide for legs


First Leg - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch1, skip dc2tog, 1sc in next ch1 space, * rpt from * to * 24 more times, ch1, skip 26 dc2tog, sl st to first sc on beginning of row to form first leg. Turn. (26 ch1 spaces)


Next Row - ch3, dc2tog in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space, dc2tog in ch1 space, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt Rows 3 & 4 until 6 dc2tog rows have been worked from division. Turn.


Cuff - Change to 3.50mm hook, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc2tog and ch1 space to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (52sc)


Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. DNT.


Work 1 row of crab stitch. Fasten off.


Second Leg - Return to un-worked 26 dc2tog, rejoin yarn to same ch1 space at division as first leg, work second leg same as first. Fasten off.


Chain Tie - ch130. Fasten off.


Tassels - Cut 4 lengths of yarn approx 7 inches long, (twice) if you prefer a longer or a thicker tassel just add more length and more strips.


Finishing - Weave in any loose ends of yarn, attach buttons to correspond with buttonholes. Thread chain tie through alternate stitches at waist, attach tassels to each end of chain tie, by threading cut ends through last ch and pulling loose ends through loop to secure. Trim tassels so they are even, tie in a bow.


If you don’t want to make tassels try this class for pom-pom making:-

How to Make a Pom Pom


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a boys christening outfit.

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