Sweet Baby Outfit

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Sweet Baby Outfit

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This adorable dress, cap, and bootie set make a great shower gift. Shown in Bernat Baby Coordinates.

6 mos
17 ins [43 cm]
19 ins [48 cm]
12 mos
18" [45.5"]
21" [53.5"]
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Step 1:

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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
To fit chest measurement
17 ins [43 cm]
Finished chest
19 ins [48 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Baby Coordinates | White, 48005Edit Color
$9.98

Contrast A

Baby Coordinates | Baby Pink, 48420Edit Color
$4.99

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size F5/3.75mm
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Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
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The materials for this project cost $19.95

Abbreviations

2 dc cluster = (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

cont = continue(ity)

Dc = double crochet

Dc2tog = (Yoh. Draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

hdc = half double crochet

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
6 mos 17 ins [43 cm]
12 mos 18" [45.5"]
Finished chest
6 mos 19 ins [48 cm]
12 mos 21" [53.5"]

MATERIALS

Bernat Baby Coordinates (140 g/5. oz;418 m/457 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos 
Main Color (MC)
White (48005)
22
Bernat Baby Coordinates (140 g/5. oz;355 m/388 yds)
Contrast A
Baby Pink (48420)
11
Cap & Booties: To fit 6 (12) months. Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. F or 5) and 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

Booties: 18 dc and 8 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller hook.
Dress and Cap: 16 dc and 7 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger hook

INSTRUCTIONS

Dress
Back
**With MC and larger hook, ch 83 (94).
1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in each ch across. 81 (92) dc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *Ch 3. 2 dc cluster in top of last dc worked. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc cluster in next dc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster in top of last 3 dc cluster worked. Miss next 3 dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *Ch 3. 3 dc cluster in top of next 3 dc cluster. Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *3 dc in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in next 3 dc cluster. 3 dc in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
5th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 10 (11) ins [25.5 (28) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Next row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *(Dc2tog) twice. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * 15 (17) times more. 1 dc in each of last 0 (1) dc. 49 (56) sts. Turn.
Bodice: 1st row: (RS). With A, ch 1. *1 sc in each of first 15 (7) sts. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * 1 (4) time(s) more. 1 sc in each of last 15 (9) sts. 47 (51) sts. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: With MC, ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
5th and 6th rows: With A, as 3rd and 4th rows.
Rep 3rd to 6th rows for Bodice Pat until Bodice measures 2 () ins [5 (6) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape armholes: Next row: Sl st in first 2 sts. Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 43 (47) sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts.
Rep last 2 rows twice more. 37 (41) sts.**
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 4 () ins [10 (11.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape neck: Next row: Ch 1. Pat across 10 (11) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to end of row. Turn. 9 (10) sts.
Work 2 rows even in pat. Fasten off.
With RS of work facing, miss center 17 (19) sts. Join yarn to next st and pat to end of row.
Next row: Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. 9 (10) sts.
Work 2 rows even in pat. Fasten off.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures (3) ins [6 (7.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape neck: Next row: Ch 1. Pat across 13 (14) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Next row: Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 9 (10) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to shoulder. Fasten off.
With RS of work facing, miss center 11 (13) sts. Join yarn to next st and pat to end of row. Work 1 row even in pat.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to end of row. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 9 (10) sts. Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to shoulder. Fasten off.
Sleeves
With MC and larger hook, ch 34 (36).
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * across. 33 (35) sts. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
4th row: With A, as 2nd row.
5th row: With MC, as 3rd row.
Rep 2nd to 5th rows for Sleeve Pat until Sleeve measures () ins [3 (4.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape top: 1st row: Sl st in each of first 2 sts. Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 29 (31) sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (3) time(s) more. 25 (23) sts.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep last row 7 (5) times more. 9 (11) sts. Fasten off.
Finishing
Sew side seams.
Lower Edging: 1st rnd: With smaller hook, join A with sl st at side seam and work 1 sc in each rem loop of foundation ch of Front and Back. Join with sl st to first sc. 162 (184) sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in next sc. Rep from * around, ending with miss last 2 (3) sc.
Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Flower Centers [make 14 (16)]
With A and smaller hook, ch 4. Work 2 dc cluster in 4th ch from hook. Fasten off.
Use yarn ends to sew Flower Centers to each flower in border of Front and Back.
Sew shoulder and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves.
Sleeve Edging: 1st rnd: With smaller hook, join A with sl st at seam and work 1 sc in each rem loop of foundation ch to last 0 (1) ch. 0 (2) sc in last ch. 33 (36) sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in next sc. Rep from * around, ending with miss last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Neck Edging: 1st rnd: With smaller hook, join A with sl st at right shoulder seam and work 54 (60) sc evenly around neck edge. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in next sc. Rep from * around, ending with miss last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Cap
With MC and larger hook, ch 68 (72).
1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in each ch across. 66 (70) dc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 1 (3) dc. *Ch 3. 2 dc cluster in top of last dc worked. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc cluster in next dc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster in top of last 3 dc cluster worked. Miss next 3 dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * to last 9 (11) dc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster in top of last dc worked. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc cluster in next dc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster in top of last 3 dc cluster worked. Miss next 3 dc. 1 dc in each of last 2 (4) dc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 1 (3) dc. *Ch 3. 3 dc cluster in top of next 3 dc cluster. Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * to last 9 (11) dc. Ch 3. 3 dc cluster in top of next 3 dc cluster. Ch 3. 1 dc in each of last 2 (4) dc. Turn.
4th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 1 (3) dc. *3 dc in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in next 3 dc cluster. 3 dc in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * to last 9 (11) dc. 3 dc in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in next 3 dc cluster. 3 dc in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each of last 2 (4) dc. Turn.
5th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.
Shape top: 6th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 4 sts. *Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 5 sts. Rep from * 7 (8) times more. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of last 3 (0) sts. 57 (60) sts. Turn.
7th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. *Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 4 sts. Rep from * 7 (8) times more. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of last 3 (0) sts. 48 (50) sts. Turn.
8th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Rep from * 7 (8) times more. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of last 3 (0) sts. 39 (40) sts. Turn.
9th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each st across. Turn.
10th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in next dc. *Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. Rep from * 7 (8) times more. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of last 3 (0) sts. 30 sts. Turn.
11th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *Dc2tog. 1 dc in next st. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Dc2tog. 20 sts. Turn.
12th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). (Dc2tog) 9 times. 1 dc in last st. 11 sts. Turn.
13th row: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 5 times. 1 sc in last st. 6 sts. Fasten off leaving a long end.
Draw end tightly through rem sts. Sew center back seam.
Edging: 1st rnd: With smaller hook, join A with sl st at seam and work 1 sc in each rem loop of foundation ch to last ch. 1 (0) sc in last ch. 66 (69) sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in next sc. Rep from * around, ending with miss last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Flower Centers (make 6)
Work as given for Dress.
Booties
With smaller hook and MC, ch 14 (16).
Sole: 1st rnd: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 9 (11) ch. 5 dc in last ch. Working into rem loop on opposite side of ch, 1 dc in each of next 9 (11) ch. 3 dc in last ch. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 28 (32) dc.
2nd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 9 (11) dc. 2 dc in each of next 5 dc. 1 dc in each of next 9 (11) dc. 2 dc in each of last 3 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 38 (42) dc.
Cont as follows:
Upper: 1st rnd: Ch 1, working in back loop only of each st, 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 12 (14) sts. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sts. 1 dc in each of next 4 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sts. 1 sc in each of next 15 (17) sts. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 3, working in both loops of each st, 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 16 (18) sts. (Dc2tog over next 2 sts) twice. 1 dc in each of next 15 (17) sts. 2 dc in next st. 1 dc in last st. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
3rd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 16 (18) sts. (Dc2tog) twice. 1 dc in each of last 17 (19) sts. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 36 (40) sts.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 11 (13) sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts. (Dc2tog) 4 times. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 12 (14) sts. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 (36) sts.
5th rnd: (Eyelets). Ch 4. Miss first 2 sts. *1 dc in next st. Ch 1. Miss next st. Rep from * around. Join A with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4.
6th rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 2 sc in next dc. Rep from * around, ending with 1 sc in last ch-1 sp. Join with sl st to first sc. 48 (54) sts.
7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, ending with ch 1. Miss last sc. Join MC with sl st to first sc.
8th rnd: With MC, sl st in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around, ending with ch 1. Miss last sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
9th rnd: As 8th rnd, ending with join A with sl st to first sc.
10th rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next sc. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 3 (1) st(s). 1 (2) sc in next ch- 1 sp. (1 sc in next sc. Miss next ch-1 sp) 1 (0) time. 36 (42) sts.
11th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc cluster) all in next sc. Rep from * around, ending with miss last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Ties: (make 2). With larger hook and 1 strand each of MC and A, make a chain 12 ins [30.5 cm] long. Fasten off. Weave ties through eyelet rnd. Tie and trim as desired.
Flower: (make 2). With A and smaller hook, ch 4.
1st rnd: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. Ch 3. Sl st back into same ch as first dc.(Ch 3. 1 dc. Ch 3. Sl st back into same ch as first dc) 3 times. Fasten off.
Sew Flower to top of each Bootie as shown in picture.