Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Crocheted Baby Hoody...Bernat

http://www.bernat.com/search.php?key=Sweet+Baby+Hoodie&searchResults=&PATTERNS=Search

I've made this sweater many times.  It's a quick and easy gift for that new little bundle...


SIZES 

Chest measurement 
6 mos 17 ins [43 cm ] 
12 mos 18 ins [45.5 cm ] 
18 mos 19 ins [48 cm] 
24 mos 20 ins [50.5 cm ]


Finished chest 

6 mos 21 ins [53.5 cm ] 
12 mos 23 ins [58.5 cm ] 
18 mos 25 ins [63.5 cm ] 
24 mos 27 ins [68.5 cm ]


MATERIALS 

Bernat Baby Coordinates (140 g/5 oz)
Boy’s Version
Main Color (MC) (01009 Soft Blue) Sizes 6 mos–2 balls; 12 mos–2 balls; 18 mos–3 balls; 24 mos–3 balls 
Contrast A (01000 White) All sizes 1 ball


Girl’s Version

Main Color (MC) (01008 Baby Pink) Sizes 6 mos–2 balls; 12 mos–2 balls; 18 mos–3 balls; 24 mos–3 balls 
Contrast A (01000 White) All sizes 1 ball

Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 5 buttons.
GAUGE: 15 hdc and 10 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). 

Note: Turning ch 2 does not count as hdc.

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 61/2 (7-73/4-81/2) 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 41/2 (5-51/4-51/2) 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 61/2 (7-73/4-81/2) 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 21/2 (3-31/4-31/2) 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 71/2 (9-91/2-101/2) 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 61/4 (63/4-7-71/4) 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. 





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