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Boys Christening Outfit

 

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Abbreviations


WS.    Wrong Side

RS.     Right Side

st.       Stitch(es)

ch.      Chain

dc.      Double Crochet

htr.     Half Treble Crochet

tr.       Treble Crochet

rpt.     Repeat

ss.      Slip Stitch

yrh.     Yarn Round Hook

Inc.     Increase

DNT.   Do not Turn


tr2tog.  

Leaving the last loop of each tr on hook,

work 2tr into next 1ch space, yrh and draw through all loops.


Crab Stitch - Working left to right work dc backwards.


Base of ch. Work into first stitch  ~~~~~  3ch counts as first tr


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

4.00mm & 3.50mm crochet hooks

6 buttons.


TENSION - 3 tr2tog 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 make 63ch, (RS) 1htr into 3rd ch from hook, 1htr into the next 8ch, (front) 3htr into next ch, 1htr into next 9ch, (shoulder) 3htr into next ch, 1htr into next 21ch, (back) 3htr into next ch, 1htr into the next 9ch, (shoulder) 3htr into next ch, 1htr into the next 9ch. (front) Turn. (69htr)


2nd Row - (Inc Row) Working into back loop of stitch only, make 2ch, 1htr into base of 2ch * 1htr into each htr to next 3htr group, 1htr into next htr, 3htr into centre htr of 3htr group, * rpt from * to * to last 3htr group, 1htr into next htr, 3htr into centre htr of 3htr group, 1htr into each htr to end. Turn leaving 2ch to turn with un-worked. (77htr)


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


12th Row (Divide for armholes) - Working into back loop of of stitch only, make 2ch, 1htr into base of 1ch, 1htr into next htr, * 2htr into next htr, 1htr into each of next 2htr, * rpt from * to * to centre htr on 3htr group, 2htr into centre htr, miss 31htr, (sleeve) 1htr into centre htr of next 3htr group, 1htr into next htr, rpt from * to * to centre htr of next 3htr group, 2htr into centre htr of 3htr group, miss 31htr, 1htr into centre htr of next 3htr group, 1htr into next htr, rpt from * to * to last htr, 1htr into last htr. Turn. (115htr)


13th Row - Working into back loop of stitch only, make 2ch, 1htr into base of 2ch, 1htr into each htr to end. Turn.


Commence Skirt - Working through both loops of stitch from now on, work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 1ch, miss 1htr, 1dc into next htr, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (57, 1ch spaces)


Next Row - 3ch, * tr2tog (see abbrev) into next 1ch space, 1ch, miss 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space and dc, tr2tog into 1ch space, 1tr into last dc. Turn. (57 tr2tog)


Pattern Row 1 - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 1ch, miss tr2tog, 1dc into next 1ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, working last dc into top of 3ch. Turn.


Pattern Row 2 - 3ch, * tr2tog into next 1ch space, 1ch, miss 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space and dc, tr2tog into 1ch space, 1tr into last dc. Turn.


Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until 8 tr2tog rows have been worked or work measures 10 Inches from shoulder. Turn.


Edging Including Button/Buttonhole Bands - Change to 3.50mm hook, make 1ch, 2dc into base of 1ch, * 1dc into tr2tog, 1dc into 1ch space, * rpt from * to * to 3ch to turn with on the end of the row, 3dc into top of 3ch, working up the first front edge, work 42dc evenly along into row ends to neck edge, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch around neck to next corner, 3dc into corner, 42dc evenly into row ends down second front edge to corner, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.


Buttonhole Row - 1ch, 2dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc around neck to next corner, 3dc into corner, * make 2ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into each of next 7dc, * rpt from * to * 4 more times, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of next 3dc, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc along bottom of coat to corner, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. DNT.

(6 Buttonholes made)


Working into each dc and 2ch space, (the buttonholes) work crab stitch (see abbrev) along bottom of coat, up first front edge, around neck and down second front edge, ss to first crab stitch. Fasten off.


Sleeves x 2 - Using 4.00mm hook, with WS facing rejoin yarn to side of htr under arm, make 1ch, 1dc into same space, * work 1ch, miss 1htr, 1dc into next htr, * rpt from * to * across sleeve working last dc into side of htr on opposite side, make 1ch, ss to first dc. Turn. (18, 1ch spaces)


Next Row - 3ch, * tr2tog into next 1ch space, 1ch, miss 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space, tr2tog into 1ch space, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (18 tr2tog)


Next Row - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 1ch, miss tr2tog, 1dc into next 1ch space, * rpt from * to * to last tr2tog, make 1ch, miss tr2tog, ss to first dc. Turn.


Next Row - 3ch, * tr2tog into next 1ch space, 1ch, miss 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space, tr2tog into 1ch space, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt last 2 rows until 8 tr2tog rows have been worked or underarm sleeve seam measures approx 5.5 Inches. Turn.


Cuff - Change to 3.50mm hook, make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr2tog and 1ch space to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (36dc)


Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. DNT.


Work 1 row of crab stitch. Fasten off.


Pants - With 4.00mm hook make 104ch, ss to first ch to form a ring, work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 1ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last ch, make 1ch, ss to first dc. Turn. (52, 1ch spaces)


Row 2 - 3ch, * tr2tog into next 1ch space, 1ch, miss 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space, tr2tog into 1ch space, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (52 tr2tog)


Row 3 - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 1ch, miss tr2tog, 1dc into next 1ch space, * rpt from * to * to last tr2tog, make 1ch, miss tr2tog, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.


Row 4 - 3ch, * tr2tog into next 1ch space, 1ch, miss 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space, tr2tog into 1ch space, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt Rows 3 & 4 until 11 tr2tog rows have been worked or work measures approx 7 Inches from waist. Turn.


Divide for legs


First Leg - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 1ch, miss tr2tog, 1dc into next 1ch space, * rpt from * to * 24 more times, make 1ch, miss 26 tr2tog, ss to first dc on beginning of row to form first leg. Turn. (26 1ch spaces)


Next Row - 3ch, tr2tog into next 1ch space, 1ch, miss 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space, tr2tog into 1ch space, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt Rows 3 & 4 until 6 tr2tog rows have been worked from division. Turn.


Cuff - Change to 3.50mm hook, make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr2tog and 1ch space to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (52dc)


Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. DNT.


Work 1 row of crab stitch. Fasten off.


Second Leg - Return to un-worked 26 tr2tog, rejoin yarn to same 1ch space at division as first leg, work second leg same as first. Fasten off.


Chain Tie - Make 130ch. 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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