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Bunting Bag

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Cradle the new baby in loving, handmade warmth. One size fits up to 9 months. Designed with Bernat Softee Baby, using size 3.25mm (U.S. D or 3) crochet hook.

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MEASUREMENTS

Fits up to 9 months

MATERIALS

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Softee Baby
Main Color (MC) () 2
Contrast A () 2
Size 3.25mm (U.S. D or 3) crochet hook or whichever size hook you require to achieve correct gauge. 18 inch [45 cm] zipper.

GAUGE

24 dc and 10 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

BACK
With MC, ch 82.
**Foundation row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Miss next 3 ch. 9 dc in next ch. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Join A. Ch 3. Turn.
1st row: Miss first st. 4dcl over next 4 sts. *Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Ch 3. 9dcl over next 9 sts. Rep from * to end of row working 5dcl over last 5 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
2nd row: 4 dc in first st. *Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Rep from * to end of row working 5 dc in top of turning ch. Join MC. Ch 1. Turn.
3rd row: 1 sc in first st. *Ch 3. 9dcl over next 9 sts. Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to end of row working 1 sc in top of turning ch. Ch 1. Turn.
4th row: 1 sc in first st. *Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Join A. Ch 3. Turn.
Rows 1 to 4 form pat.**
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 18 ins [45.5 cm] ending on a 2nd row of pat and omitting turning ch at end of this row. Fasten off.***
Shape sleeves: With MC, ch 24.
With WS of work facing, join ch to back and work 3rd row of pat across back sts. Ch 25. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Miss next 3 ch. 9 dc in next ch. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * once more. Miss next 3 ch. 9 dc in next ch. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next st. **Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from ** 9 times more. ***Miss next 3 ch. 9 dc in next ch. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from *** to end of ch. Join A. Ch 3. Turn.
Taking sleeves into pat, work a further 13 rows pat, thus ending on a first row of pat. Fasten off.
LEFT FRONT: With MC, ch 42.
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 18 ins [45.5 cm] ending on a 2nd row of pat.
Shape sleeves: Next row: Work 3rd row of pat across left front sts. Ch 25. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Miss next 3 ch. 9 dc in next ch. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * once more. Miss next 3 ch. 9 dc in next ch. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next st. **Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from ** to end of row. Join A. Ch 3. Turn.
Taking sleeves into pat, work a further 7 rows pat, thus ending on a 3rd row of pat.
Shape neck: Next row: 1 sc in first st. *Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * 6 times more. Break MC. (Note: last 9dcl is left unworked).
Next row: (WS). Join A to 5th dc of last 9dc group of previous row. 1 sc in this dc. *Ch 3. 9dcl over next 9 sts. Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to end of row working 5dcl over last 5 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
Next row: 4 dc in first st. *Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Rep from * 5 times more. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in last sc. Break A.
Next row: Join MC to 5th dc of last 9 dc group of last row. 1 sc in this dc. *Ch 3. 9dcl over next 9 sts. Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to end of row working 1 sc in top of turning ch. Ch 1. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in first st. *Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * 5 times more. Join A. Ch 3. Turn.
Next row: Miss first st. 4 dcl over next 4 sts. *Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Ch 3. 9dcl over next 9 sts. Rep from * to end of row working 5dcl over last 5 sts. Fasten off.
RIGHT FRONT: With MC, ch 42.
Work from ** to *** as given for Back.
Shape sleeve: With MC, ch 24. With WS of work facing, join ch to Right Front and work 3rd row of pat across Right Front sts. Ch 1. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in first st. *Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * 4 times more.** Miss next 3 ch. 9 dc in next ch. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from ** twice more. Join A. Ch 3. Turn.
Taking sleeve into pat, work a further 7 rows pat, thus ending on a 3rd row of pat. Do not ch 1 for turning ch. Break MC.
Shape neck: Next row: (RS). Miss last 9dcl and ch 3 of previous row. Join MC to next sc. 1 sc in this sc. *Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * 6 times more. Join A. Ch 3. Turn.
Next row: Miss first st. 4dcl over next 4 sts. *Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Ch 3. 9dcl over next 9 sts. Rep from * 5 times more. Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Ch 1. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in first st. Miss 3 ch. *9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Miss 3 ch. Rep from * 5 times more. 5 dc in top of turning ch. Join MC. Ch 1. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in first st. *Ch 3. 9dcl over next 9 sts. Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in first st. *Miss 3 ch. 9 dc in top of 9dcl. Miss 3 ch. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * 5 times more. Join A. Ch 3. Turn.
Next row: Miss first st. 4 dcl over next 4 sts. *Ch 3. 1 sc in next st. Ch 3. 9dcl over next 9 sts. Rep from * to end of row working 5dcl over last 5 sts. Fasten off.
HOOD
With MC, ch 82.
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 7 ins [18 cm] ending on a 3rd row of pat. Fasten off.
Fold Hood in half with WS tog and sew last row tog at top.
Hood edging: With RS of Hood facing and MC, work 89 sc along front edge of Hood. Ch 3. Turn.
Next row: (Eyelet row). Miss first 2 sts. *1 hdc in next st. Ch 1. Miss next st. Rep from * to last st. 1 hdc in last st. Ch 1. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in each st and ch sp to end of row. Ch 1. Do not turn.
Next row: Working from left to right instead of right to left as usual, work 1 sc in each st to end of row. Fasten off.
Cuffs (Make 2 worked lengthwise)
With MC, ch 18.
Foundation row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Ch 1. Turn.
1st row: 1 sc in back loop of each sc to end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
Rep last row until cuff measures 5 ins [13 cm] when slightly stretched. Fasten off.
Front Edging
With RS of Left Front facing, work 136 sc along front edge between neck shaping and foundation row. Ch 1. Do not turn.
Next row: Working from left to right instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 sc in each st to end of row. Fasten off.
Rep for Right Front.
FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Sew cuffs to lower sleeve edges stretching cuff and gathering sleeve to fit. Sew side and sleeve seams reversing seam at center of cuff for turn back. Sew foundation row of Hood to neck edge having Hood edging meet at center front. Thread twisted cord through eyelet row of Hood edging. Sew 1 tassel to each end of twisted cord. Sew zipper in position under front edging. Sew rem center front seam and lower edge closed.
Twisted cord: Cut 2 strands of yarn 96 ins [244 cm] long. With both strands tog hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Adjust length if desired.
Tassel: Cut a piece of cardboard 3 ins [8 cm] wide. Wind MC around cardboard 25 times. Break yarn leaving a long end and thread end through a needle. Slip needle through all loops and tie tightly. Remove cardboard and wind yarn tightly around loops ¾ inch [2 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly.