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Free Baby Crochet Pattern
Dress and Bonnet

 

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Abbreviations


WS.   Wrong Side

RS.    Right Side

st.     Stitch(es)

ch.    Chain

dc.    Double Crochet

tr.     Treble Crochet

rpt.   Repeat

ss.    Slip Stitch

Inc.   Increase


Base of ch. Work into first stitch


tr2tog.

Leaving last loop of each tr on hook,

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


3ch counts as first tr


Size to fit approx:-  14” Chest, Newborn Baby


Materials

100 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in br pink (294) Main

100 grams of King Cole big value baby DK  contrast

5.00mm & 4.00mm crochet hooks

3 small buttons


TENSION - 5tr and 3 rows of tr's measures approx 1 inch


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Dress Bodice Front - With 5.00mm hook and contrast colour yarn, make 37ch loosely, change to 4.00mm hook, 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into next 14ch, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next ch, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next 16ch. Turn. (32tr & 2, 1ch spaces + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into each of next 15tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next 15tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.


Next Row - (shape armholes). 1ch, ss across first 3tr, 3ch, 1tr into each of next 13tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into each of next 14tr, turn leaving last tr and 3ch un-worked. (28tr & 2, 1ch spaces + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 11tr, 1ch, miss 1ch 1tr into next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next 11tr, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into each of next 12tr, 1ch, miss 1ch 1tr into next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next 12tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. Rpt last row once.


Next Row - (shape neck) 3ch, 1tr into each of next 9tr. Turn.


Next Row - 3ch, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 6tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (8tr + 3ch) Starting with 3ch, work 1tr into each of next 5tr, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Fasten off. (7tr + 3ch)


Second Side of Neck -  Miss centre (3tr, 1ch space, 1tr, 1ch space and 3tr), rejoin yarn to next tr, 3ch, 1tr into each of next 8tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (9tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr in each of next 6tr, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (8tr + 3ch) Starting with 3ch, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Fasten off. (7tr + 3ch)


Bodice Back - With 5.00mm hook make 37ch loosely, change to 4.00mm hook, 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end. Turn. (34tr + 3ch)


Back Split & Shape Armholes


First Side - 3ch, 1tr in each of next 16tr, turn leaving 17tr and 3ch un-worked. (16tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr in each of next 14tr, turn leaving last tr and 3ch un-worked. (14tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (13tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. Rpt last row 4 more times until 9 rows have been worked in all from beginning. Fasten off.


Second Side - Return to un-worked 17tr at opening, miss first tr, rejoin yarn to next tr, 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (16tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 1ch, ss over first 3tr, make 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (14tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into each of next 11tr, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (13tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. Rpt last row 4 more times until 9 rows have been worked in all from beginning. Fasten off.


With WS facing over sew or ss with 5.00mm hook side and shoulder seams together, turn through to right side.


Commence skirt - With main colour yarn, 5.00mm hook, RS facing and front of bodice to the front, rejoin yarn under left armhole, working on opposite side of cast on edge, work 3ch, miss 1ch, * (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into next ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into each of next 2ch, miss 1ch, * rpt from * to * around back and front of bodice until last 4ch, miss 1ch, (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into next ch, miss 1tr, 1tr into last ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (14tr groups)


Pattern Row 1 - 3ch, 1tr into first tr, * miss 3tr, work (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 3tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last group, work (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on last group, miss 3tr, ss to top of 3ch. Turn.


Pattern Row 2 - 3ch, * miss 3tr, (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 3tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last group and 1tr, work (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space of group, 1tr into last tr, ss to top of 3ch. Turn.


Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 twice, followed by Pattern Row 1 once, skirt measures approx 4.5 inches and 8 skirt rows have been worked in all. Turn.


Next Row - (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * miss 2tr, (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 2tr, 1tr into next 4tr, * rpt from * to * to last group and tr, work (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 2tr, 1tr into each of last 2tr, ss to top of 3ch. Turn.


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into each of first 2tr, * miss 3tr, (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 3tr, 1tr into next 4tr, * rpt from * to * to last group and tr, (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 3tr, 1tr into last tr, ss to top of 3ch. Turn.


Next Row - 3ch, 1tr into first tr, * miss 3tr, (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 3tr, 1tr into next 4tr, * rpt from * to * to last group and 2tr, work (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 3tr, 1tr into each of last 2tr, ss to top of 3ch. Turn. Fasten off.


Join in contrast colour yarn, work last 2 rows once more. Fasten off. You will have worked 13 rows in all, work measures approx 11 inches from shoulder. Fasten off.


With main colour yarn, work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1dc into each tr to next 1ch space on group, 2dc into 1ch space, * rpt from * to * end, ss to first dc. Fasten off.


Sleeves x 2 - With 5.00mm hook and contrast colour yarn make 28ch, ss to first ch to make a round, change to 4.00mm hook, make 3ch, 1tr into each ch to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (27tr + 3ch)


Starting with 3ch, work 1tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.


Shape Top - 1ch, ss into base of 1ch, ss over first 3tr, make 3ch, 1tr into each of next 21tr, turn leaving 3tr un-worked. (21tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 1ch, ss over first 2tr, make 3ch, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 14tr, tr2tog over next to tr, 1tr into next tr, turn leaving 3ch to turn with un-worked. (17tr + 3ch)


Next Row - 3ch, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 12tr, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (15tr + 3ch)


Starting with 3ch, work 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.


Next Row - 3ch, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 10tr, tr2tog over next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Fasten off. (13tr + 3ch)


Cuff - With RS facing, main colour yarn and 4.00mm hook, rejoin yarn to cast on edge, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, miss 1ch * 1dc into next 5ch, miss 1ch, * rpt from * to * to last 3ch, miss 1ch, 1dc in each of last 2ch, ss to first dc. Turn. (23dc)


Starting with 1ch, work 2 more rows of 1dc into each dc on these stitches, ss to first dc on beginning of each row. Fasten off. With WS facing ss with 5.00mm hook or over sew with needle and yarn the sleeves into armhole.


Button/Buttonhole Bands - With 4.00mm hook, main colour, RS and back of dress facing, join yarn to base of back opening on right hand side, working into row ends, work 16dc evenly up first side of back opening, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each of next 5tr along top of first half of back edge, 8dc evenly down first

side of neck edge, 1dc into each of next 9st along centre of front of bodice, 8dc evenly up second side of neck edge, 1dc into each of next 5tr along top of second half of back edge, 3dc into corner, work 16dc evenly along into row ends down second side of back opening. Turn.


Next Row (Buttonhole Row) 1ch, 1dc into each dc to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc around neck to next corner, 1dc into corner * 2ch miss 1dc, 1dc into next 4dc, * rpt from * to * once more, 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into remaining dc. Fasten off. (3 Buttonholes made)


Chain Tie - With 4.00mm hook and contrast colour yarn make 131ch, ss into 2nd ch from hook, ss into each ch to end. Fasten off. Make 2 small pom-poms in contrast colour. I used clover pom-pom maker size 20


Finishing - Sew in ends and tie off. Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes, thread chain tie through alternate tr’s on first row of skirt. Attach a pom-pom to each end of tie.


Bonnet - With 5.00mm hook and contrast colour, make 41ch loosely, change to 4.00mm hook, work 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end. Turn. (40dc)


Next Row - 3ch, miss 1dc, * (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into next dc, miss 1dc, 1tr into each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last 4dc, miss 1dc, (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into next ch, miss 1dc, 1tr into last dc. Turn. (8 groups)


Pattern Row - 3ch, * miss 3tr, work (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into 1ch space on group, miss 3tr, 1tr into next 2tr * rpt from * to * to end, work 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.


Rpt last row until 8 group rows have been worked in all. Fasten off. Re-join main colour and rpt last row twice. Fasten off.


With contrast colour yarn, work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1dc into each tr to next 1ch space on group, 2dc into 1ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first dc. Fasten off.


Fold hat in half width ways and with WS facing, using main colour yarn and 5.00mm hook, ss loosely through both sides of cast on chain to close back seam. Fasten off.


Ties - With 4.00mm hook and main colour yarn make 60ch. Fasten off. (will come back too)


Again using main colour yarn and 4.00mm hook, make 61ch, ss into 2nd ch from hook, ss into each of the next 59ch, work 34dc evenly into row ends along WS of the neck edge on hat, return to 60ch made earlier, ss into each of the 60ch. Fasten off. (154st)


Finishing - Sew in loose ends on ties and sew in and tie off any loose threads of yarn on hat. Turn through to RS. Make 2 small pom-poms in main colour, attach pom-pom to end of ties,


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a dress and bonnet.

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