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Free Baby Crochet Pattern
Newborn Coat


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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


Shell. (2tr, 1ch, 2tr) into same space or stitch


Dec.  Decrease

Leaving last loop on hook work 1dc into each of next 2dc, yrh and pull through all loops.


Base of ch. Work into first stitch


3ch counts as first tr


To fit size approx:-  14 Inch Chest, Newborn Baby


Finished length from shoulder approx 10 Inches

Sleeve length from under arm to cuff 5 Inches  


Materials

100 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in White (1001) Colour 1

100 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in Fondant (1241) Colour 2

4.00mm crochet hook

3 buttons


TENSION - 1.5 shell groups and 2 rows measure approx 1 Inch


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COAT - Worked in one piece starting with yoke.


Make 49ch, 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end (46tr + 3ch). Turn.


Row 2 - (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 3tr,

* rpt from * to * to 3ch to turn with, 1tr into top of 3ch, (57tr + 3ch). Turn.


Row 3 - 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end. Turn.


Row 4 - (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr * rpt from * to * to last tr and 3ch to turn with, 2tr into tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (76tr + 3ch)


Row 5 - Rpt Row 3.

 

Row 6 - (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3ch to turn with, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into last tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. Fasten off. (101tr + 3ch).


Commence Skirt - With colour 2 make 3ch, miss first tr, * 1 shell (see abbrev) into next tr, miss 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3ch to turn with, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (33 Shells)


Next Row - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1 shell into next shell, 1dc into the space between shells, * rpt from * to * to end, working last dc into top of 3ch. Turn. Fasten off.


Next Row - (Divide for armholes), Join in colour 1, make 3ch, 1 shell into each of the next 5 shells, miss 6 shells, 1 shell into each of next 11 shells, miss next 6 shells, 1 shell into each of next 5 shells, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (21 shells)


Next Row - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1 shell into next shell, 1dc into the space between shells, * rpt from * to * to end, working last dc into top of 3ch. Turn. Fasten off.


Join in colour 2.


Row One - 3ch, 1 shell into each shell to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.


Row Two - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1 shell into next shell, 1dc into the space between shells, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.


Fasten off.


Rpt Rows One & Two (alternating colours after each repeat) until work measures approx 9.5 Inches from shoulder, ending on colour 2. Fasten off.


Sleeves x 2 - With RS facing, rejoin colour 1 to dc before first shell, make 3ch, work 1 shell into each of next 6 shells to opposite side of armhole, 1tr into next dc, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (6 shells).


We will close gaps under armholes later.


Next Row - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1 shell into next shell, 1dc into the space between shells, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first dc. Turn.


Fasten off.


Starting with colour 2 rpt Pattern Rows One & Two 3 times, (alternating colours after each repeat), ss and turn at the end of each row (sleeve seam should measure approx 4 Inches) ending on colour 2. Turn. Fasten off.


Cuff - Join in colour 1, make 2ch, * 1dc into each of next 2tr, miss 1ch space, 1dc into each of next 2tr, 1htr into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last shell, 1dc into each of next 2tr, miss 1ch space, 1dc into each of next 2tr, ss to top of 2ch. Turn. (29 stitches)


Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1 row of 1dc into each st to end, ss to first dc. Turn.


Next row - (Dec Row) 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into next dc * dec 1dc (see abbrev) over next 2dc, 1dc into each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last 3dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into last dc, ss to first dc. Turn. (22dc)


Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1 row of 1dc into each dc to end, ss to first dc. Fasten off.


Button/Buttonhole Bands - Starting with RS facing, rejoin colour 1 at lower edge on right front, work 33dc evenly along first front edge to corner, 3dc into corner, work 1dc into each tr around neck edge to next corner, 3dc into corner, 33dc evenly along second front edge to corner, 3dc into corner, working along bottom edge work * 1dc into each of next 2tr, miss 1ch space, 1dc into each of next 2tr, 1htr into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last shell, 1dc into each of next 2tr, miss 1ch space, 1dc into each of next 2tr, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc. Turn.


Next Row - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each stitch along bottom of coat, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc up front edge to corner, 1dc into corner. Turn.


Starting with 1ch 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc along bottom of coat to next corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each of next 21dc, * make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of next 5dc, * rpt from * to * once, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into last dc. Turn.


Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1 row of 1dc into each dc and 2ch space to corner, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc. Fasten off.


Chain Tie - With Colour 2  make 131ch, ss into 2nd ch, 1ss into each ch to end. Fasten off. (Optional)


Finishing - Close gaps under arms with needle and yarn, weave in and trim off all loose ends of yarn. Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes. thread chain tie through alternate tr's on yoke and tie in a bow.


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a newborn coat.

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