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Free Crochet Pattern: Simple Raglan Baby Jacket

Lion Brand« Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend
Pattern #: L10113
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 8 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: Newborn, Child (Multiple Sizes)
0-6 months (12-18 months, 2-3 years, 4 years)
Finished Chest 20 (21, 23, 25) in. (51 (53.5, 58.5, 63.5) cm)
Finished Length 9 1/2 (10, 11, 12) in. (24 (25.5, 28, 30.5) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5400-503: Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Gerbera Daisy
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*Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend (Article #5400). 65% Acrylic, 35% Wool; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (165yds/150m) pull skeins

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•  5400-503 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Gerbera Daisy
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$ 14.98 2, 3, 3 
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
4 buttons, 3/4 in. (19 mm) diameter
 

Simple Raglan Baby Jacket

Lion Brand« Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend

GAUGE:

14 hdc + 9 rows = 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

hdc2tog (hdc 2 sts together) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

BACK
Ch 38 (40, 43, 45).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across - 36 (38, 41, 43) hdc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, hdc in each st across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in. (11.5 (13, 14, 15) cm) from beg.
Shape Raglan Armholes
Next Row:
Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 34 (36, 39, 41) hdc at the end of this row.
Rep last row until 10 (12, 13, 13) sts rem.
Fasten off.

LEFT FRONT
Ch 21 (22, 23, 24).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across - 19 (20, 21, 22) hdc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, hdc in each st across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in. (11.5 (13, 14, 15) cm) from beg.
Shape Raglan Armhole
Next Row (RS):
Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across - 18 (19, 20, 21) hdc at the end of this row.
Next Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 17 (18, 19, 20) hdc.
Rep last 2 rows until 6 (7, 7, 7) sts rem.
Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT
Ch 21 (22, 23, 24).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across - 19 (20, 21, 22) hdc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, hdc in each st across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6) in. (11.5 (13, 14, 15) cm) from beg.
Shape Raglan Armhole
Next Row (RS):
Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 18 (19, 20, 21 hdc.
Next Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across - 17 (18, 19, 20) hdc at the end of this row.
Rep last 2 rows until 6 (7, 7, 7) sts rem.
Fasten off.

SLEEVE (make 2)
Ch 32 (32, 34, 36).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across - 30 (30, 32, 34) hdc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, hdc in each st across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 3 (3 1/2, 3 1/2, 4) in. (7.5 (9, 9, 10) cm) from beg.
Shape Raglan Armhole
Next Row:
Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 28 (28, 30, 32) hdc at the end of this row.
Rep last row until 4 sts rem.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew raglan edges of Sleeves to raglan edges of Back and Fronts. Sew side and Sleeve seams.
Collar
From RS, join yarn with sl st in corner of Right Front neck.
Row 1: Ch 2, work hdc evenly spaced across entire neck edge to Left Front corner.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across.
Rep last row until collar measures about 2 1/4 (2 1/4, 2 1/2, 3 1/4) in. (5.5 (5.5, 6.5, 8.5) cm) from beg. Fasten off.
On Left Front mark positions for 4 buttons. First should be at Row 1 of collar, remaining buttons should be about 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) apart.
Edging
From RS, join yarn with sl st in lower corner of Right Front.
Row 1: Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced up Right Front, around collar and down Left Front, working a ch 5 button loop opposite each button mark. Fasten off.
Sew buttons to Left Front opposite button loops.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 8 reviews)
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Simple Raglan Baby Jacket Reviewed by Deborah Newbury on 2013-09-19 *****
Made this exactly as specified for the 2-3 year old, no corrections or changes needed. Works up VERY quickly, and is super simple. Looks great, too.

CAVEAT: I find the yarn very splitty, which slowed me down a lot. Took about three hours to make, and probably a half hour less if using a bulky single ply yarn.


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