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Free Crochet Pattern: Layette

Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern #: 10123, 10125
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: 3-6 mos

Blanket Approx 36 inches x 36 inches
Sweater
6 mos (9 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos)

Chest 20 (22, 24, 26) inches
Length
10 (11, 13, 15) inches
Sleeve Length 7 (7, 8, 9) inches

Baby Bonnet 12 inches



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Color (A)
Babysoft®

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Color (B)
Babysoft®

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Color (C)
Babysoft®

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Babysoft®
White Pastel Pink Pastel Blue Bluebell Creamsicle Lavender Pastel Green Pastel Yellow
Lemon Drop Lemonade Sweet Pea Pistachio White Pompadour Baby Pink Pompadour Pastel Print Circus Print
Parfait Print Lilac Pompadour Twinkle Print
*Babysoft (Article #920). Solids and Prints: 60% Acrylic, 40% Polyamid
Pomps: 62% Acrylic, 27% Nylon, 11% Rayon; package size: Solids: 5 oz/141g; 459 yd/420m balls,
Prints and Pomps: 4 oz/113g; 367 yd/335m balls.

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  920-100 Babysoft Yarn: White
   balls
$ 12.98  
•  920-106 Babysoft Yarn: Pastel Blue
   balls
$ 12.98  
•  920-101 Babysoft Yarn: Pastel Pink
   ball
$ 6.49  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)   $ 2.30  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Six ½-inch buttons
 

Layette

Lion Brand® Babysoft®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

BLANKET
Square
Make 25 7 inches x 7 inches squares – 8 White, 8 Pastel Pink, and 9 Pastel Blue
With G hook, chain 33.
Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn (32 sc).
Row 2 Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn (32 sc).
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 7 inches square.
Do not fasten off.

Edging
Beginning in the corner of the square,*work 3 sc in corner, and sc evenly spaced along side of square; rep from * 3 times, ending with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.

Finishing
To assemble, arrange squares into strips as follows (see diagram):
(A) 2 strips White-Pastel Pink-Pastel Blue-Pastel Pink-White
(B) 2 strips Pastel Pink-Pastel Blue-White-Pastel Blue-Pastel Pink
(C) 1 strip Pastel Blue-White-Pastel Blue-White-Pastel Blue
and, using matching yarn, with right sides facing, whip stitch the squares together through both crochet loops of each square. Then whip stitch the strips together A-B-C-B-A. With F hook and Pastel Pink for girl or Pastel Blue for boy, join yarn with sc in any corner. Work 3 sc in each corner and 1 sc in each sc around outer edge of blanket. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

SWEATER

Back
With G hook and White, ch 49 (53, 58, 63).
Row 1 Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn [48 (52, 57, 62) sc].
Row 2 Work 1 sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 10 (11, 13, 15) inches from beginning. Fasten off.

Left Front (for girl) or Right Front (for boy)
Ch 28 (30, 32, 35).
Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn [27 (29, 31, 34) sc] .
Row 2 Work 1 sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures same as back. Fasten off.

Right Front (for girl) or Left Front (for boy)
Ch 28 (30, 32, 35).
Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn [ 27 (29, 31, 34) sc].
Row 2 Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Make Buttonhole Sc in each of first 2 sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc, sc to end of row, ch 1, turn.
Row 4 Sc in first 23 (25, 27, 30) sc, 2 sc in ch-2 space, sc in each of the last 2 sc, ch 1, turn.
*Repeat Row 2 for next 6 (8, 10, 12) rows.
Repeat Rows 3 & 4*.
Repeat the 8 (10, 12, 14) rows between *’s 2 more times. [4 button holes made.]
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures same as back. Fasten off.

Sleeve (make 2)
Ch 34 (34, 39, 44).
Row 1
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn [33 (33, 38, 43) sc].
Row 2 Work 1 sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until sleeve measures 7 (7, 8, 9) inches. Fasten off.

Assembly

Place buttonhole piece on right for girl or left for boy. Sew shoulder seams from armhole edge inward toward neck opening for 3 (3, 4, 4) inches on each side. Leave rest of shoulder seams for neck opening. Place markers on sides 3½ (3½, 4, 4½) inches down from shoulder seams. Set sleeves between markers and sew in place. Sew side seam and sleeve seams. With F hook and Pastel Pink for girl or Pastel Blue for boy, join yarn with sc in bottom right corner of sweater front, work 1 row sc with 3 sc in each corner along right front, around neckline, down left front and across bottom of sweater. End with sl st in first sc, fasten off. For sleeve trim, work 1 row sc around bottom edges of sleeves, sl st in first sc, fasten off. Fold back lapels and sew 1 button at each corner to anchor. Sew buttons opposite each buttonhole.

Baby Bonnet

With G hook and White, ch 57.

Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn (56 sc).

Row 2 Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.

Rows 3 – 40 Repeat Row 2. After Row 40, fasten off. Using 2 strands of White and tapestry needle, thread yarn through each space of starting ch. Gather tightly and tie securely. Sew side seam beginning from gathered top for 2 inches, leaving 6 inches open for back of neck and front cuff. Fasten off. Starting at center back, with F hook and Pastel Pink for girl or Pastel Blue for boy, work 1 row sc with 3 sc in each corner evenly around entire edge of bonnet. End with sl st in first sc, fasten off. Fold back front 1 inches of bonnet.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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approx = approximately ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) sc = single crochet
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 4 reviews)
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Layette Reviewed by Christina Aronen on 2010-12-12 *****
I made two of these sweaters in white, adding my own colored ruffled edgings all around the button areas, the waist, and the cuffs. With cute heart shaped buttons, these sweaters have received a lot of compliments. Very easy to make.


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