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Free Baby Crochet Pattern
Sweater and Pants with Boat Appliqué


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Abbreviations

WS.     Wrong Side

RS.      Right Side

ch.       Chain

sc.       Single Crochet

hdc.    Half Double Crochet

dc.      Double Crochet

trc.      Treble Crochet

rpt.      Repeat

sl st.    Slip Stitch

Inc.      Increase

yo.       Yarn Over


sc2tog.

Insert hook and pull up loop from next 2sc,

yo pull through all loops.


dc2tog.

Leaving last loop of each dc on hook,

work 1dc in each of next 2dc, yo and draw through all 3 loops.


Base of ch. Work in first stitch


ch3 counts as first dc


To fit size approx: 16 Inch chest 0-3 month baby


Sweater: Finished length from shoulder approx 10”

Sleeve length: From under arm to cuff approx 5”


Pants: From waist to bottom of leg approx 11”


Materials

110 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in Main colour

80 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in  Contrast colour

Small amounts of sky and red DK yarn for boat


OR

3.9oz of Worsted Weight #3 Yarn in Main Color

2.85oz of Worsted Weight #3 Yarn in Contrast Color

Small amounts of sky and red yarn for boat


5.00mm & 4.00mm crochet hooks

1 Novelty and 2 Medium buttons


GAUGE - 4dc and 2.5 rows of dc's measures approx 1” using 4.00mm hook


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Sweater Back (Rib) - # With 4.00mm hook and main color, ch7, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (6sc)


Next Row - Working in back loop only ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end.


Rpt last row until you have 38sc rows in all. Fasten off.

 

Body - Working along the side of rib, Join contrast color yarn to first row end, ch3, 1dc in each row end to end. Turn. (37dc + ch3)


Pattern Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. #


Rpt Pattern Row until 20dc rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 10 Inches from beginning (including rib) Turn. Fasten off.


Shoulder Fastener - Join in main color, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 10dc, turn leaving remaining stitches un-worked. (11sc). Work 1 more row in sc on these 11 stitches. Turn.

 

Next Row (Buttonholes) - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in next sc, ch2, skip next sc, 1sc in each of next 5sc, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in last 2sc. Turn. (2 buttonholes made).

 

Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc and ch2 space to end. Turn.  Work 1 more row of 1sc in each sc to end. Fasten off.

 

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


Rpt Pattern Row from back of sweater until 15 rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 7.5 Inches from beginning (including rib) Turn.


Shape Neck (Side 1) - ch3, 1dc in each of next 12dc, turn leaving 24dc and ch3 un-worked. (12dc + ch3)


2nd Row (Dec Row) - ch3, dc2tog (see abbrev) over next 2dc, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (11dc + ch3)

 

3rd Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

 

4th Row (Dec Row) - ch3, dc2tog over next 2dc, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (10dc + ch3)


5th Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Fasten off.


Shape Neck (Side 2) - Return to remaining stitches on front neck, skip 12dc, join contrast color yarn to next dc, ch3, 1dc in each of next 11dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (12dc + ch3)


Next Row (Dec Row) - ch3, 1dc in each of next 9dc, dc2tog over next 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (11dc + ch3)

 

Next Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

 

Next Row (Dec Row) - ch3, 1dc in each of next 8dc, dc2tog over next 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (10dc + ch3)


Next Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Fasten off.


Sleeves x 2 - Starting with rib and main color, ch7, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (6sc)


Next Row - Working in back loop only ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end.


Rpt last row until you have 25sc rows worked in all. Fasten off.


Next Row - (Inc Row) Working along the side of rib, join contrast color yarn to first row end, ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 1dc in each of next 23 row ends, work 2dc in last row end. Turn. (26dc + ch3)


Next Row - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 2dc in top of ch3. Turn. (28dc + ch3)


Rpt last row until you have 36dc and ch3 left or 6dc rows have been worked in all from rib. Turn.


Next Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Rpt last row twice. Fasten off.


With WS side facing, join right hand 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 shoulders over sew with needle and yarn or slip stitch loosely in position. Join side and sleeve seams together by over sew or slip stitch.


Neck Edge - Using contrast color yarn with WS facing and starting on side of open shoulder, work 10sc down front edge, 12sc across front, 10sc up second front edge, 1sc in each of the 16dc along the back. Turn. Fasten off (48sc).

 

Next Row - Join in main color yarn, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 25sc, sc2tog (see abbrev) over next 2sc, 1sc in each of next 10sc, sc2tog over next 2sc, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn. Work one more row of 1sc in each sc to end. Fasten off.


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


Pants (legs) Starting with rib and working up towards the waist.

* With main color yarn, ch7, (RS) 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (6sc)


Next Row - Working in back loop of stitch only, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.


Rpt last row until 45 rows have been worked in all. Turn.


Fold rib in half and with WS facing sl st cast on edge and last row of sc you worked together to make a round.


Working in side of the rows on rib, ch3, 1dc in each row end to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (44dc + ch3)


Next Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt last row until you have 11 dc rows worked in all or work measures approx 6 Inches (including rib). Turn. * Fasten off.


Rpt from * to * for second leg. Turn, DO NOT fasten off.


Pants Top - ch3, 1dc in each of next 44dc, DO NOT sl st or turn, pick up first leg (see pic) and working from slip stitch seam, work 1dc in top of ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (89dc + ch3)















Next Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt last row until you have 11 dc rows worked in all from crotch. Turn.


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc to end, sl st to first sc. Turn. Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc. Fasten off. (90sc)


Chain Tie - With 5.00mm hook and using main color yarn double, ch130. Fasten off.  

 

Boat Appliqué

Sail - With sky blue yarn and 4.00mm hook ch16, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (15sc)


Next Row - (Dec Row) sc2tog over next 2sc, 1sc in each sc to last 2sc, sc2tog over last 2sc. Turn.


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.


Rpt last 2 rows until you have 3sc remaining. Turn.


Insert hook and pull up loop from next 3sc, yo and pull through all loops. Fasten off.


Boat - Join main color to cast on edge along bottom of sail, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (15sc)


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.


Next Row - (Dec Row) sc2tog over next 2sc, 1sc in each sc to last 2sc, sc2tog over last 2sc. Turn.


Rpt last 2 rows until 11 sc remain. Work 2 more rows in sc. Fasten off.


Flag - Using red color yarn, working up the centre stitch on sail and starting from row on boat, ch12 evenly over sc's up to the top of sail, work 5 more ch, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1hdc in next ch, 1dc in next ch, 1trc in next ch. Fasten off.


Finishing - Sew in and tie of loose ends of yarn. Close small gap at division of legs on pants. Thread chain tie through alternate dc at waist and tie with a bow. Attach boat appliqué to front of sweater, sew novelty button to boat.


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

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