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Boys Sweater and Pants

 

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Abbreviations


WS.   Wrong Side

RS.    Right Side

st.     Stitch(es)

dc.    Double Crochet

tr.      Treble Crochet

dtr.    Double Treble Crochet

rpt.    Repeat

ss.     Slip Stitch

yrh.   Yarn round hook

Inc.    Increase

Dec    Decrease


dc2tog.  Pull one loop up from each of next 2dc,

yrh and pull through 3 loops.


tr2tog. Leaving last loop of each tr on hook,

work 1tr into each of next 2st, yrh and pull through 3 loops.


trf.  Work tr around front of the tr on row below

trb. Work tr around back of the tr on row below


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


Size to fit approx:- 18” Chest, 3-6 Month Baby or Doll


Sweater: - Finished length from shoulder approx 9.5”

Sleeve length: From under arm to cuff approx 5”

Pants: Measured from waist to bottom of leg approx 10


Materials

150 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in jeans (207) Main

100 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in contrast

4.00mm & 5.00mm Crochet Hooks

2 small wooden buttons for sweater


TENSION - 5tr & 3 rows of pattern measures approx 1 Inch


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Sweater Back - # With contrast colour yarn and 5.00mm hook make 46ch loosely, change to 4.00mm hook, work 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end. Turn. (43tr + 3ch)


Rib - 3ch, * 1trf into next tr, 1trb into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (see abbrev for trf & trb) Rpt last row twice. Turn.


Next Row - (RS) 3ch, 1tr into each tr to last 2tr and 3ch to turn with, tr2tog over last 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (42tr + 3ch)


Pattern Row 1 - 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, ss loosely into next tr * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.


Pattern Row 2 - 3ch, 1tr into each st to end. Turn. (42tr + 3ch)


Pattern Rows 1 & 2 form the pattern, rpt both rows once, Fasten off. #


Join in main colour yarn and rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 eleven more times each until 27 rows have been worked in all from Rib or work measures approx 9.5”. Turn.


Shoulder Fastener - Make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 11tr. Turn. (12dc). Work 1 more row in dc on these 12 stitches. Turn.


Next Row (Buttonholes) - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into next dc, 2ch, miss next dc, 1dc into each of next 6dc, 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into last 2dc. Turn. (2 buttonholes made)


Next Row - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc and 2ch space to end. Turn.  Work 1 more row of 1dc into each dc to end. Fasten off.


Sweater Front - Rpt from # to # on back of sweater.


Join in main colour yarn and rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 four times each. Fasten off.


Work Pattern Rows in following sequence:-


Pattern Row 1 in contrast colour. Fasten off.

Pattern Row 2 in main colour. Fasten off.

Pattern Rows 1, 2 and 1 in contrast colour. Fasten off.

Pattern Row 2 in main colour. Fasten off.

Pattern Row 1 in contrast colour. Fasten off.

Pattern Row 2 & 1 in main colour.


You should have 22 rows worked in all from Rib, (work measures approx 8 Inches). Turn.


Shape Neck (Side 1) - 3ch, 1tr into each of next 13st. Turn. (13tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, ss loosely into next tr, * 1dtr into next tr, ss into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (14st)


Next Row (Dec Row) - 3ch, 1tr into each of next 10st, tr2tog over next 2st, 1tr into last ss. Turn. (12tr + 3ch).


Next Row - 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, ss loosely into

next tr, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (13st)


Next Row (Dec Row) - 3ch, 1tr into each of next 9dc, tr2tog over next 2st, 1tr into last dc. Turn. (11tr + 3ch). Fasten off.


Shape Neck (Side 2) -

Return to remaining stitches on front neck, miss 15st, rejoin main colour yarn to next st, make 3ch, 1tr into each of next 13st. Turn. (13tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, ss loosely into next tr, * rpt from * to * to 3ch to turn, ss loosely into top of 3ch. Turn. (14st)


Next Row (Dec Row) - 3ch, tr2tog over next ss and dtr, 1tr into each of next 11st. Turn. (12tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, ss loosely into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (13st)


Next Row (Dec Row) - 3ch, tr2tog over next 2st, 1tr into each of next 10st. Turn. (11tr + 3ch). Fasten off.


Sleeves x 2 - With 5.00mm hook and contrast colour yarn, make 26ch, change to 4.00mm hook, work 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end. Turn. (23tr + 3ch)


Rib - 3ch, * 1trf into next tr, 1trb into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. Rpt last row twice. Turn.


Next Row - (Inc Row) 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, 1tr into each tr to 3ch to turn with, 2tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (26tr + 3ch)


1st Pattern Row - Make 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, ss loosely into next tr, rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (27st)


2nd Pattern Row - (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 1tr into each st to last ss, 2tr into last ss. Turn. (28tr + 3ch)


3rd Pattern Row - Make 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, ss loosely into next tr, * 1dtr into next tr, ss loosely into next tr, rpt from * to * to end, ss loosely into top of 3ch. Turn. (29st)


4th Pattern Row - (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 1tr into each st to last ss, 2tr into last ss. Turn. (30tr + 3ch) Fasten off.


Join in main colour yarn and rpt 1st to 4th Pattern Rows until 36tr + 3ch remain.


Next Row  - Make 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, ss loosely into next tr, rpt from * to * to end. Turn.


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into each st to end. Fasten off.


With WS side facing and 5.00mm hook, join right hand side shoulder seam together by slip stitching loosely or over sewing with a needle and yarn, leave left shoulder seam open (the side with extra rows on back for fold over and buttonholes), fold sleeves in half lengthways, then placing centre folds to shoulder, over sew with needle and yarn or slip stitch loosely into position. Join side and sleeve seams together by over sew or slip stitch.


Neck Edge - Using main colour yarn, 4.00mm hook with RS facing and starting on side of open shoulder, work 10dc down front edge, 15dc across front, 10dc up second front edge, 1dc into each of 19dc along back. Turn. (54dc)


Next Row - Work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 28dc, dc2tog (see abbrev) over next 2dc, 1dc into each of next 13dc, dc2tog over next 2dc, 1dc into each dc to end. Turn. Work one more row of 1dc into each dc to end. Fasten off.


Finishing - Sew in and tie off any loose threads of yarn, sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes on shoulders and fasten.


Pants - Using 5.00mm hook and contrast colour yarn, make 91ch, being careful not to twist chain length, ss to first ch to form a ring, change to 4.00mm hook, 3ch, 1tr in each ch to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (90tr + 3ch)


Rib - 3ch, * 1trf into next tr, 1trb into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. Rpt last row twice. Turn.


Next Row - (RS) 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.


Pattern Row One - Make 1ch, ss loosely into base of 1ch, * ss loosely into next tr 1dtr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first ss on beginning of row. Turn. (91st)


Pattern Row Two - 3ch, 1tr into each st to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt Pattern Rows One & Two once more. Fasten off. Join in main colour yarn and work Pattern Rows One & Two six more times. Turn. Work Pattern Row One once. Turn.


Work measures approx 6.5” from beginning.


Divide for legs - 3ch, 1tr into each of next 44tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. Working on these 45 stitches rpt Pattern Rows One & Two twice. Turn. Fasten off.


Join in contrast colour yarn and work Pattern Row One & Two once. Turn.


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.


Rib - 3ch, * 1trf into next tr, 1trb into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. Rpt last row twice. Turn.


Second Leg - Return to remaining stitches at division, re-join main colour yarn to next stitch, make 3ch, 1tr into each of next 44tr, miss last slip stitch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. Continue Second leg same as first leg.


Chain Tie - With 4.00mm hook and main colour yarn, make 130ch, ss into 2nd ch from hook, ss into each ch to end. Fasten off.


Finishing - Sew in and tie of loose ends of yarn. Close small gap on crotch. Thread chain tie through alternate tr's under rib on waist and tie with a bow.


For tassels, cut 4 lengths of contrast colour yarn approx 6” long, (twice) if you prefer a longer or a thicker tassel just add more length and more strips, attach tassels to each end of chain tie, by threading cut ends through last ch and pulling ends through loop to secure. Trim tassels so they are even.  


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a boys sweater and pants.

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