Sweet Baby Hoodie

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Sweet Baby Hoodie

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What darling hoodies, perfect for keeping that precious little guy or girl warm and snug. Sizes 6 to 24 months. Crochet in Bernat Baby Coordinates Soft Blue, Baby Pink, and White on size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook.

6 mos
17"[43 cm ]
21"[53.5 cm ]
12 mos
18"[45.5 cm ]
23"[58.5 cm ]
18 mos
19"[48 cm]
25"[63.5 cm ]
24 mos
20"[50.5 cm ]
27"[68.5 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $17.96

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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 24 mos
Chest measurement
17"[43 cm ]
Finished chest
21"[53.5 cm ]

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Main Color (MC)

Baby Coordinates | Soft Blue, 48128Edit Color
$9.98

Contrast A

Baby Coordinates | White, 48005Edit Color
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Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
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The materials for this project cost $17.96

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest measurement
6 mos 17"[43 cm ]
12 mos 18"[45.5 cm ]
18 mos 19"[48 cm]
24 mos 20"[50.5 cm ]
Finished chest
6 mos 21"[53.5 cm ]
12 mos 23"[58.5 cm ]
18 mos 25"[63.5 cm ]
24 mos 27"[68.5 cm ]

MATERIALS

Boy's Version
Baby Coordinates (140 g/5. oz;355 m/388 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos24 mos 
Main Color (MC)
Soft Blue (48128)
2223
Baby Coordinates (140 g/5. oz;418 m/457 yds)
Contrast A
White (48005)
1111
Girl's Version
Baby Coordinates (140 g/5. oz;355 m/388 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos24 mos 
Main Color (MC)
Baby Pink (48420)
2223
Baby Coordinates (140 g/5. oz;418 m/457 yds)
Contrast A
White (48005)
1111
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

15 hdc and 10 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
With MC, ch 41 (45-49-53).
Foundation row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch across. Ch 2. Turn. 39 (43-47-51) hdc.
1st row: 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Ch 2. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 6.5 (7-7.75-8.5) ins [16.5 (18-19-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing and omitting turning ch at end of last row.
Shape armholes: Next row: Sl st in each of first 4 sts. Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to last 4 sts. Ch 2. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 31 (35-39-43) sts. Cont even until armhole measures 4.5 (5-5.25-5.5) ins [11.5 (12.5-13-14) cm], ending with RS facing and omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.
Left Front
With MC, ch 21 (23-25-27).
Foundation row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch across. Ch 2. Turn. 19 (21-23-25) hdc.
1st row: 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Ch 2. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 6.5 (7-7.75-8.5) ins [16.5 (18-19-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing and omitting turning ch at end of last row.
Shape armhole: Next row: Sl st in each of first 4 sts. Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 15 (17-19-21) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 2.5 (3-3.25-3.5) ins [6 (7.5-8-9) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: 1st row: 1 hdc in each st to last 3 (3-4-4) sts. Ch 2. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 12 (14-15-17) hdc.
2nd row: Yoh and draw up a loop in each of first 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook -hdc2tog made. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Ch 2. Turn.
3rd row: 1 hdc in each st to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Ch 2. Turn.
Rep 2nd row once more. 9 (11-12-14) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to shoulders, ending with RS facing and omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.
Right Front
Work as given for Left Front, reversing all shapings.
Sleeves
With MC, ch 29 (31-31-33).
Foundation row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch across. Ch 2. Turn. 27 (29-29-31) hdc.
Next 2 rows: 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Ch 2. Turn.
Next row: 2 hdc in first st. 1 hdc in each st to last st. 2 hdc in last st. Ch 2. Turn.
Work a further 3 rows even in hdc.
Rep last 4 rows 2 (3-4-4) times more. 33 (37-39-41) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 7.5 (9-9.5-10.5) ins [19 (23-24-26.5) cm]. Place a marker at each end of last row. Work a further 2 rows even omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.
Bottom Edging: With WS facing, join A with sl st to bottom left corner. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each st across bottom of sleeve. 27 (29-29-31) sc. Turn.
Boy’s Version only: Next row: Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc across. Fasten off.
Girl’s Version only: Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first 1 (2-2-0) sc. *1 sc in next sc. Miss next 2 sc. 5 dc in next sc. Miss next 2 sc. Rep from * to last 2 (3-3-1) sc. 1 sc in last 2 (3-3-1) sc. Fasten off.
Hood
With MC, ch 77 (79-81-83).
Foundation row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch across. Ch 2. Turn. 75 (77-79-81) sts.
Next 3 rows: 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Ch 2. Turn.
Next row: Hdc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 hdc in each st to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Ch 2. Turn.
Rep last row to 59 (61-63-65) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 6.25 (6.75-7-7.25) ins [16 (17-18-18.5) cm], ending with RS facing and omitting turning ch at end of last row.
Shape back seam: Next 6 rows: Sl st in each of first 3 sts. 1 hdc in each st to last 3 sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 23 (25-27-29) sts. Fasten off.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth and allow cloth to dry.
Buttonhole Band: 1st row: With RS of Right Front facing for Her or Left Front facing for Him, work 34 (38-42-46) sc evenly along between neck edge and lower edge. Ch 1. Turn.
2nd row: 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1. Turn.
3rd row: 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 (7-8-9) sc. Rep from * 3 times more. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in each of last 3 sc. Ch 1. Turn.
4th row: 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in each of 6 (7-8-9) sc. Rep from * 3 times more. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Ch 1. Turn.
5th row: 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off.
Button Band: Work as given for Buttonhole Band on Left Front for Her or Right Front for Him, omitting all reference to buttonholes.
Sew shoulder seams. Fold Hood in half along back seam edge and sew center back seam. Pin shaped edge of Hood to neck opening, beg at center of button or buttonhole bands and matching back seam of Hood to center back neck edge. Sew Hood in position.
Edging: With RS of work facing, join A with sl st to left side seam. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. Work 1 rnd of sc around entire outer edge of Jacket, working 3 sc in corners.
Boy’s Version only: Next rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Girl’s Version only: Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. Miss next 2 sc. 5 dc in next sc. Miss next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Sew in Sleeves placing rows above markers along armhole edges of Fronts and Back to form square armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams, reversing 2 ins [5 cm] of sleeve seam at bottom for turn-back. Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes.