Around the World Baby Cardigan and Hat

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Around the World Baby Cardigan and Hat

designed by Noreen Crone-Findlay
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The people details on this cardigan and hat set make it a playful addition to a baby's wardrobe. Crocheted in Caron Simply Soft.

Sizes

0-9 months
19 ins [48.5 cm]/7 ins [19 cm]
15 ins [38 cm]
9-18 months
21 cms [53.5 cm]
8 ins [20.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $20.06

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 0-9 months
  • 9-18 months
Chest measurement/Length measurment
19 ins [48.5 cm]/7 ins [19 cm]
Hat Circumference
15 ins [38 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Blue Mint, 9608Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Bone, 9703Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Chocolate, 9750Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99
The materials for this project cost $20.06

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

Hdc2tog = Yoh and draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest measurement/Length measurment
0-9 months 19 ins [48.5 cm]/7 ins [19 cm]
9-18 months 21 cms [53.5 cm]
Hat Circumference
0-9 months 15 ins [38 cm]
9-18 months 8 ins [20.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Sizes0-9 months9-18 months 
Main Color (MC)
Blue Mint (9608)
11
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A
Bone (9703)
11
Contrast B
Chocolate (9750)
11
Contrast C
()
11
One size US H-8 (5 mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge. Yarn needle.

GAUGE

In half double crochet, using H-8 (5 mm) hook, 15 sts and 11 rows = 4"/10 cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

BACK

With MC, chain 37 (42).

Row 1: Hdc in third ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn—35 (40) sts.

Rows 2–7 (9): Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn.

Rows 8 (10)–11 (13): Ch 2, hdc in each st to last 2 sts, hdc2tog, turn—31 (36) sts.

Rows 12 (14)–19 (22): Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn. Fasten off leaving a 12"/30.5 cm tail for seaming.

FRONT (make 2)

With MC, chain 19 (21).

Row 1: Hdc in third ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn—17 (19) sts.

Rows 2–7 (9): Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn.

Row 8 (10): Ch 2, hdc in each st to last 2 sts, hdc2tog, turn—16 (18) sts.

Rows 9 (11)–13 (16): Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn.

Row 14 (17): Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across, turn—15 (17) sts.

Row 15 (18): Repeat Row 10—14 (16) sts.

Row 16 (19): Repeat Row 17—13 (15) sts.

Row 17 (20): Ch 2, hdc in next 12 sts, hdc2tog; leave last st unworked—11 (13) sts.

Row 18 (21): Repeat Row 17—10 (12) sts.

Row 19 (22): Repeat Row 10—9 (11) sts.

Fasten off leaving a 12"/30.5 cm tail for seaming.

 

SLEEVE (make 2)

With MC, chain 15 (17).

Row 1: Hdc in third ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn—13 (15) sts.

Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn.

Rows 3–15 (17): Ch 2, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each remaining st across, turn—26 (30) sts.

Rows 16 (18)–17 (20): Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn. Fasten off leaving a 12"/30.5 cm tail for seaming.

 

HAT

With MC, chain 4; join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 2, work 8 hdc in ring; join with slip st in first hdc—8 sts.

Round 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each st around; join with slip st in first hdc—16 sts.

Round 3: Ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st] 8 times; join with slip st in first hdc—24 sts.

Round 4: Ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts] 8 times; join with slip st in first hdc—32 sts.

Round 5: Ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts] 8 times; join with slip st in first hdc—40 sts.

Round 6: Ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts] 8 times; join with slip st in first hdc—48 sts.

Round 7: Ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 5 sts] 8 times; join with slip st in first hdc—56 sts. Size 9-18 months only:

Round 8: Ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 6 sts] 8 times; join with slip st in first hdc—64 sts.

Both sizes:

Rounds 8 (9)–9 (10): Ch 2, hdc in each st around; join with slip st in first hdc. Do not fasten off.

Shape Sides and Back

Rows 11–20: Ch 2, hdc in next 42 (48) sts, turn. Do not fasten off.

First Tie

Rows 1–25: Ch 2, hdc in next 4 sts, turn. Fasten off.

Second Tie

Join MC to opposite corner of side of hat, make second tie in same manner as first.

 

PEOPLE (make 8 – 6 for Cardigan, 2 for Hat)

With A or B, chain 3.

Round 1 (face): 5 hdc in third ch from hook; join with slip st in first hdc. Fasten off.

Round 2 (head): Join C with slip st in any st of face, ch 2, 2 hdc in each st around face; join with slip st in first hdc—10 sts.

First Arm: Ch 8, sc in fourth ch from hook, hdc in next 2 ch, dc in last 2 ch—5 sts.

Body Row 1: 2 dc in next st of head, ch 3, slip st in same st.

Second Arm: Ch 8, sc in fourth ch from hook, hdc in next 2 ch, dc in last 2 ch, slip st in top of ch-3 of Body Row 1.

Body Row 2: Ch 3, dc in top of ch-3 of Body Row 1, 2 dc in next 2 dc.

First Leg: Ch 3, 2 dc in first 2 dc, turn.

Ankle: Ch 1, draw up a loop in each of the first 4 dc, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook.

Foot: Ch 5, slip st in fifth ch from hook. Slip st up inside edge of ankle and first leg, sl st in next 2 dc of Body Row 2.

Second Leg: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, 2 dc in top of Body Row 2 beginning ch-3, turn.

Work ankle and foot as for ankle and foot of first leg. Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

FINISHING

Cardigan Assembly Sew fronts to back at shoulders. Set in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew 6 people evenly spaced around lower half of cardigan.

Cardigan Ties

Join MC with slip st in edge of Row 15 of one front piece.

Row 1: Ch 2, work 4 hdc evenly along edges of Rows 15–18, turn.

Rows 2–25: Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn. Fasten off. Repeat on other front piece.

Hat Finishing

Sew 2 people to hat, one on each side. Using yarn needle, weave in ends.