Crocheted Baby Set No. 1195

Original Design by Alice Fowler, 10 1/2 E Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO

Materials:  Bear Brand Wonderized Babyfair (15 1-ounce balls).  For 2-color combination, 9 balls main color (A), 6 balls trim color (B).  Two balls (color A) for edges.  Ribbon in Color B.  Bone Crochet Hook No. 2.

NOTE:  This pattern originally used Bucilla Crochelle yarn in Color A for edge.  A later printing (and different picture) did not specify this yarn although all other directions remained the same.

Gauge:  Chain 10 = 1 inch

Abbreviations:

ch---chain dc---double crochet yo---yarn over
st---stitch hdc---half double crochet sk---skip
sc---single crochet inc---increase dec dc---decreasing double
hdc---half double crochet tog---together sp---space
lp---loop sl st---slip stitch * * repeat instructions between asterisks

Sacque.

Row 1.  (With color A).  Ch 67, dc in 4th st from hook, dc in each of next 9, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next, dc in each of next 10, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next, dc in each of next 19,  (dc, ch 3, dc) in next, dc in each of next 10, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next, dc in each of next 11, ch 3, turn.

Row 2.  Dc in each dc, and (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) under each ch 3, ch 3, turn.

Repeat Row 2 4 times with color A, and 3 times with color B.

Row 10.  Join color A, * ch 3, 2 dc in same st, sk 1, sc in next * (lazy shell made), repeat across, catching corners of yoke together at underarm (57 lazy shells), ch 3, turn.

Row 11.  2 dc in base of ch 3, * (sc, ch 3, 2 dc) under next ch 3 *, repeat across, sc in top of turning ch, ch 3, turn.

Repeat Row 11 10 times.  Fasten off.

Join color B.  Make 5 rows same as Row 11, fasten off.

Join color A.  Make 5 more rows in pattern.  Fasten off.

Sleeve.  Join A at underarm, set on pattern st as before, except sk 2 between shells (16 shells), join, ch 3, turn, at end of each row.  Make 17 rows A, and 4 rows B.

Cuff.  (Color A) 2 sc under each ch 3, (32 sc).  Make 2 rows dc even, 1 row lazy shells with sk 1 between, join and fasten off.

Bonnet.

With color A, ch 96 closely, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, *sk 2, (sc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next *, repeat across.  Work in pattern for 12 more rows, join color B, make 5 rows.  Join color A, make 3 rows.  Turn.  *dc in sc, sk 1 dc, hdc in next dc, sc under ch 3 *, repeat across.

Fold ends tog and crochet up the back with sc * ch 2, sk 1, sc *, repeat across.  Fasten off.

With B, sc closely across neckline, drawing to shape by skipping a st now and then.

Flare.  With A, make 2 rows in pattern, and add 3 rows B.  Fasten off.

Carriage Robe.  With A, ch 159.  Pattern as for sleeve, 14 rows A, 6 rows B, 14 rows A, 6 rows B, 21 rows A, 6 rows B, 14 rows A, 6 rows B, 14 rows A.

Border.  6 rows B in pattern.  To turn a square corner, make 3 dc instead of 2 in the shell, ch 3, and make the next shell under the third dc, then continue in pattern.

Bootee.

Begin with sole:  Color A.  Ch 20.

Row 1.  2 dc in fourth ch from hook, 1 dc in each of next 15, 5 dc in next, 1 dc in each of next 15 down opposite side of ch, 2 dc in last, join to top of 3-ch.

Row 2.  Ch 3, 2 dc in each of next 3, 1 dc in each of next 13, 2 dc in each of next 7, 1 dc in each of next 13, 2 dc in each of next 3, 1 dc in same st as 3-ch, join.

Row 3.  Ch 3, (1 dc in next, 2 dc in next) 3 times, 1 dc in each of next 14, (2 dc in next, 1 dc in next) 7 times, 1 dc in each of next 13, (2 dc in next, 1 dc in next) 3 times, 1 dc in same st as 3-ch, join.

Row 4.  Ch 3, 1 dc around the spoke of each dc, inserting hook from back, right to left, join.  (68 dc, counting 3-ch)

Rows 5 and 6.  Ch 3, dc in each dc, join.

Row 7.  Color B.  Ch 3, yo, draw up lp in first dc, insert hook in next dc and draw up lp, yo, through 3, yo, through 2 (dec dc made), dc in each dc until last 2, make dec dc, join, and fasten off.  This is center back (66 dc).

Instep.  Row 1 Color A.  Beginning with first st to left of 3-ch in center back, count on left side of shoe to 27th st.  Join yarn in this st and with toe of shoe toward you, draw lp in same st.  Retaining all lps on hook, draw up lp in each of next 12 (13 lps).  Work off as follows:  yo, through 1, *yo, through 2*, repeat across.  The lp left on hook is always first st of next row.

Row 2.  Insert hook under second vertical bar, draw up lp.  Retaining all lps on hook, draw up lp in each vertical bar except last.  Now insert hook through last vertical bar and st directly behind it and draw up lp (13 lps).  Work off as for Row 1.

Make 6 more rows in same manner.

Row 9.  Draw up lp under second vertical bar, yo, through 2 (sc made).  Repeat across, ending with 1 lp on hook.

Fasten instep in shoe as follows:  Catch remaining lp on hook into 15th st from center back on right side of shoe (do not count 3-ch) and with instep piece toward you, sc it st for st to right side of shoe, 2 sc at corner, sc across toe, inserting hook from right to left under each of the original 13 sts of instep, 2 sc at corner, sc instep and shoe tog along left side, ending in 15th st from center back (do not count 3-ch).

Top.  Row 1.  Pattern as for sleeve (14 shells), 3 rows A, 3 rows B.

Edge entire set with Bucilla Crochelle (yarn not named in second version of pattern), * ch 3, sk 1, sl st in next *, repeat around.  Use ribbons in Color B.