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Making a Crocheted Baby Sweater

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Crochet baby items are fun to make for your own child or to give as gifts to the expectant mother. This is a guide about making a crocheted baby sweater.
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November 7, 2008

Approximate Time: about 4 days

Supplies:

  • two skeins baby yarn
  • crochet needle
  • 2 yards of ribbon to match thread

Instructions:

For the sweater and cap you crochet 18 granny squares for sweater. Sew them together run ribbon around neck and sleeves, tie a bow. For the cap you crochet 4 granny squares, sew together, sew ribbon on to tie under chin, crochet a border around the cap and the sweater.
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Booties chain 26, make 4 rows of double crochet, fasten together, then crochet two more of double crochet fasten off. Run ribbon through the 3rd from top. Tie a bow

Sew or crochet, three rows of 2 granny squares together one row of two granny squares for front. Sew front or back together, or crochet together make four squares together for sleeves each side, crochet or sew together, sew sides together then double crochet around sweater. Run ribbon around neck to tie under neck. The cap you sew 3 granny squares together then sew three sides to another square, double crochet around the cap. Sew ribbon on each side to tie under neck.

Granny Square Chain 6 fasten together, double crochet in ring 3 times chain, 1 double crochet three mores times fasten together. Crochet chain 1 three mores times in each chain make three double crochet chain 1, 3 more times. Make 2 rounds

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By Carleen from Little Rock, AR

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By 0 found this helpful
September 6, 2005

Level: Intermediate

Supplies

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

Directions:

Body (front and back are stitched as one piece)

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)

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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)

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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)

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)

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               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)

               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.

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September 6, 20110 found this helpful

Does someone have a step by step instruction on how to assemble a 5 piece crocheted baby sweater? There is a back piece, two front panels, and 2 sleeves. Thank you.

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September 7, 20110 found this helpful

I have made hundreds of these! I always sew (whip stitch) shoulder fronts to the back first. Then I sew the back to each side next. Then I sew the sleeves in.

When sewing the sleeves in, I fold the sleeve in half. Then I use contrasting yarn and loosely tack the top corner to the shoulder seams, then I loosely tack the bottom corner to the top of the side seam. This makes it easier to sew the sleeves in place.

After sewing it all together you could put an edge around the whole thing, or put a collar on it. Once you've finished one, any future ones you make will be a breeze.

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