This adorable light-weight hoodie from Bernat Yarns is perfect for the springtime with your little one. For the beginning crocheter.
- Bernat® Baby Coordinates (160 g / 5.6 oz)
- MC: 1 (1-1) ball of #09317 (Lovely Lilac)
- A: 1 (1-1) ball of #01000 (White)
- Crochet Hook: size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) or size needed to obtain gauge.
- 5 buttons.
6 (12-18) mos.
To fit chest measurement: 17 (18-19) ins 43 (45.5-48) cm].
Finished chest: 19 (20-23) ins [48 (51-58.5) cm].
15 hdc and 10 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
• Garment is worked in one piece, except for the hood, which is added at the end.
• Ch 2 for turning ch does not count as hdc.
Beg at Back, with MC ch 38 (40-45).
1st row: (RS) 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch across. Turn--36 (38-43) hdc.
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 6½ (7-8) ins. [16.5 (18-20.5) cm] ending with a WS row.
Shape sleeves: Next 2 rows: Ch 13 (15-17). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next 10 (12-14) ch. 1 hdc in each hdc of row. Turn--58 (64-73) hdc at end of 2nd row.
Work 12 (12-14) rows even.
Shape neck and divide fronts: Next row: (RS): Ch 2. 1 hdc in next 20 (23-27) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: Ch 11 (11-12). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next 8 (8-9) ch. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn--29 (32-37) hdc.
Work 11 (11-13) rows even on these 29 (32-37) hdc for right front.
Next row: (WS): Ch 2. 1 hdc in next 18 (19-22) hdc. Place a marker on last st. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Cont even on last 18 (19-22) hdc until work from marker measures 6½ (7-8) ins [16.5 (18-20.5) cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.
With RS facing, miss 18 (18-19) hdc at center back. Join MC with sl st to next hdc. Ch 11 (11-12). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next 8 (8-9) ch. 1 hdc in same sp as first sl st. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. 29 (32-37) hdc. Turn.
Work to correspond to right front, reversing all shapings.
Sew side and sleeve seams.
Hood: 1st row: (RS). Join MC with sl st at corner of right front neck edge. Ch 1. Work 38 (38-40) sc evenly across neck edge. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 2 sc. 2 hdc in next sc. Rep from * to last 2 (2-4) sts. 1 hdc in each of last 2 (2-4) sts. 50 (50-52) hdc.
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st across. Turn. Rep last row until hood measures 7½ (8-8½) ins [19 (20.5-21.5) cm].
Fasten off. Sew top hood seam.
Outer edging: 1st rnd: (RS). Join A with sl st at lower edge of right side seam. Ch 1. Work sc evenly around outer edge of Jacket (including hood), working 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Ch 3. *Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Ch 3. Rep from * around to last 2 sc. Miss last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Sew on buttons evenly spaced using loops worked in final rnd of edging as button loops.
Sleeve edging: 1st rnd: (RS). Join A with sl st at sleeve seam and work sc evenly around sleeve edge. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd 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.