Crocheted Baby Sweater

Level: Intermediate

Supplies

  • 1 skein each of 3 colors
  • size H/8 crochet hook

Directions:

Body (front and back are stitched as one piece)

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Ch 86 with color A

Row 1:   sk 1 ch, sc across, turn (85 st)

Row 2:   ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc in same st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, [sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc] 5 times, sk 3 sts, 4 dc in same st, turn (85 sts)

Row 3:   Change to color B, ch 1, sc across, turn (85 sts)

Row 4:   Change to color C, ch 1, 4 sc, [sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc] 5 times, sk 3 sts, 7 dc into next st, sk 3 sts, 4 sc, turn (85)

Row 5:   Change to A, ch 1, sc across, turn (85)

Rows 6-20: Continue repeating rows 2, 3, 4, and 5 while continuing to rotate colors A, B, and C

               Rows 21 - 30 will be split to make room to insert sleeves.

Row 21: Change to B, ch 1, sc 22, fasten off, (22)

               beginning in next st, connect B with a sc, ch 1, sc 40, fasten off (41)

               beginning in next st, connect B with a sc, ch 1, sc 21, turn (22)

Row 22: Change to C, ch 3 (counts as one dc), 3 dc in same st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, dc 7 in next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, fasten off (22)

               Beginning in next st, connect C with a sc, ch 1, 3 sc, [sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc] twice, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 4 sc, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect C with a sc, ch 1, 2 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 4dc, turn (22)

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Row 23: Change to A, ch 1, 22 sc, fasten off (22)

               Beginning in next st, connect A with a sc, ch 1, 40 sc, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect A with a sc, ch 1, 21 sc, turn (22)

Row 24: Change to B, ch 1, 4 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 3 dc in next st, fasten off, (22)

               Beginning in next st, connect B with a sc, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc in same st, [sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st] twice, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 3 dc in last st, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect B with a sc, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc) 3 dc in same st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, turn (22)

Row 25: Change to C, ch 1, sc 22, fasten off (22)

               Beginning in next st, connect C with a sc, ch 1, 40 sc, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect C with a sc, ch 1, 21 sc, turn (22)

Row 26: Change to A, ch 3 (counts as one dc), 3 dc in same st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, dc 7 in next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, fasten off (22)

               Beginning in next st, connect A with a sc, ch 1, 3 sc, [sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc] twice, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 4 sc, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect A with a sc, ch 1, 2 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 4dc, turn (22)

Row 27: Change to B, ch 1, sc 22, fasten off (22)

               Beginning in next st, connect B with a sc, ch 1, 40 sc, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect B with a sc, ch 1, 21 sc, turn (22)

Row 28: Change to C, ch 1, 4 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 3 dc in next st, fasten off, (22)

               Beginning in next st, connect C with a sc, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc in same st, [sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st] twice, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 3 dc in last st, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect C with a sc, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc) 3 dc in same st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, turn (22)

Row 29: Change to C, ch 1, sc 22, fasten off (22)

               Beginning in next st, connect C with a sc, ch 1, 40 sc, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect C with a sc, ch 1, 21 sc, turn (22)

Row 30: Change to B, ch 3 (counts as one dc), 3 dc in same st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, dc 7 in next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, fasten off (22)

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               Beginning in next st, connect B with a sc, ch 1, 3 sc, [sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc] twice, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 4 sc, fasten off (41)

               Beginning in next st, connect B with a sc, ch 1, 2 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 4dc, fasten off (22)

Sleeves (Make 2)

Don't fasten off any of the colors until sleeve is finished.

Ch 15 in color A

Row 1:   sk 1 ch, sc across, turn (14 sts)

Row 2:   ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc in same st, sk 3 sts, 7 sc, sk 3 sts, 3 dc in last st, turn (14)

Row 3:   Change to B, ch 1, sc across, turn (14)

Row 4:   Change to C, ch 1, 3 sc, sk 3 sts, 8 dc into next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, turn (14)

Row 5:   Change to A, ch 1, sc across, turn (14)

Row 6:   Change to B, 3 ch (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc in same st, sk 3 sts, 8 sc, sk 3 sts, 4 dc in last st, turn (14)

Row 7:   Change to C, ch 1, sc across, increase by 1 in each of first and last sts, turn (16)

Row 8:   Change to A, ch 1, 4 sc, sk 4 sts, 8 dc, sk 3 sts, sc in last 4 sts, turn (16)

Row 9:   Change to B, ch 1, sc across, increasing by 1 st each in of first and last sts, turn (18)

Row 10: Change to C, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc) 3 dc in same st, 11 sc, sk 3 sts, 3 dc in last st, turn (18)

Row 11: Change to A, ch 1, sc across, increasing by one each in first and last sts, turn (20)

Row 12: Change to B, ch 1, 4 sc, sk 3 sts, 6 dc in next st, sk 3 sts,6 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, sc in last 4 sts, turn (20)

Row 13: Change to C, ch 1, sc across, increasing by one in each of first and last sts, turn (22)

Row 14: Change to A, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc in 1st st, sc 4, sk 3 sts, dc 7 in next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, 4 dc in last st, turn (22)

Row 15: Change to B, ch 1, sc across, increasing by 1 each in first and last sts, turn (24)

Row 16: Change to C, ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, sc 4, sk 3 sts, dc 7 in next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, turn (24)

Row 17: Change to A, ch 1, sc across, increasing by one each in first and last sts, turn (26)

Row 18: Change to B, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc in first st, sk 3 sts, 4 dc in next st, sk 2 sts, 12 sc, sk 2 sts, 4 dc in next st, sk 2 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn (26)

Row 19: Change to C, ch 1, sc across, increasing by one each in first and last sts, turn (28)

Row 20: Change to A, ch 1, 3 sc, sk 3 sts, dc 7 in next st, sk 3 sts, 8 sc, sk 3 sts, dc 7 in next st, sk 3 sts, 3 sc, turn (28)

Row 21: Change to B, ch 1, sc across, increasing by one each in first and last sts, turn ( 30)

Row 22: Change to C, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc in same st, 8 sc, sk 3 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk 3 sts, sc 9, 3 dc, turn (30)

Row 24: Change to A, ch 1, 7 sc, 3 hdc, 1 dc, 2 hdc, 3 sc, 2 hdc, 1 dc, 3 hdc, 7 sc, fasten off

Sew sleeve edges together. Fit sleeves into body arm slits and sew together.

Beginning at the bottom of front opening, with A, dc across front opening, neck, and other side of front opening. Fasten off.

Starting at the sleeve end, sew shoulder together until just after the first 7 dc stitch. Do the same for the other shoulder.

Weave ends in.

Comments

September 12, 20050 found this helpful

How pretty, wish I were talented. I can barely sew

a tiny bit. Times like this I wish I could.

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