Naptime Crocheted Baby Set LW1311

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Intermediate experience required.

Designed by Mary Jane Protus.

Blanket measures 39" x 39". Robe fits infant 0-3 months; hat circumference 14".

RED HEART® "Soft Baby", Art. E705, (7 ounce solid/6 ounce multi-color skeins): Blanket: 14 Ounces 7964 Naptime CA, 8 ounces 7881 Powder Blue CB. Robe & Hat: 10 Ounces 7964 Naptime CA, 6 ounces 7881 Powder Blue CB.

Crochet Hook: U.S. Size H-8 [5mm].

Eleven ½" buttons; sewing needle and thread; yarn needle.

GAUGE: In pat–16 sts = 3 ½"; 20 rows = 5 ½". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

BLANKET: With CB, ch 178. Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 177 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across changing to CA in last sc. Row 3: With CA, ch 1, sc in first sc, * sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc, [ch 1, skip next sc, tr in next sc] twice, ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next sc **, ch 1, skip next sc; rep from * to last sc, end at **; sc in last sc; turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st and sp across; turn.

Row 5: Rep Row 3 changing to CB in last sc.

Row 6: With CB, ch 1, sc in first sc, * sc in next (sc, sp, hdc, sp, dc, [sp, tr] twice, sp, dc, sp, hdc, sp, sc) **; draw up a lp in sc 4 rows below next sc, yo and draw through both lps on hook – long sc made; rep from * to last sc, end at **; sc in last sc; turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each st across changing to CA in last sc.

Row 8: Ch 4, skip first sc, * tr in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, [ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next sc] twice, ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, tr in next sc **, ch 1, skip next sc; rep from * to last sc, end at **; tr in last sc; turn.

Row 9: Rep Row 4.

Row 10: Rep Row 8 changing to CB in last sc.

Row 11: With CB, ch 1, sc in first tr, * sc in next (tr, sp, dc, sp, hdc, sp, sc), long sc, sc in (sc, sp, hdc, sp, dc, sp, tr, sp); rep from * across working last sc in top of ch-4 instead of sp; turn.

Row 12: Rep Row 7.

Rep Rows 3-12 twelve more times, then Rows 3-7 again; now turn and work sc evenly down side edge with CB. Fasten off. With right side facing, attach CB and work 1 row sc along opposite side edge; ch 1, now work 1 rnd sc around entire blanket; join to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ROBE: With CA, ch 130. Work Rows 1-12 same as for Blanket over 129 sts, then rep Rows 3-12 six more times, then Rows 3 and 4 again.

Yoke: Ch 1, sc in first sc; [draw up a lp in next 2 sc, yo and draw yarn through both lps on hook - dec made] 15 times, sc in next 2 sc, [dec, dec, dec, sc in next sc] 9 times, sc in next 2 sc, [dec] 15 times, sc in last sc - 72 sc.

Divide for Fronts and Back-Left Front: Ch 1, sc in first 17 sc; turn. Work even in sc until 4 ¼" above division, end wrong side row. Shape Neck: Ch 1, work across first 15 sc; turn. Dec 1 sc at neck edge on next 2 rows. Work a few rows even until 5 ½" above division. Fasten off. Back: With wrong side facing, join yarn and sc in next 38 sc; turn. Work even in sc until same length as Left Front. Fasten off.

Right Front: With wrong side facing, join yarn and sc in last 17 sc. Complete same as for Left Front, reversing neck shaping.

Sleeves: With CB ch 50. Work Rows 1-12 same as for Blanket over 49 sts, then rep Rows 3-12 once, then Row 3 once more. Fasten off. Cuff-Row 1: With right side facing, join CB on opposite side of beg ch; ch 1, sc in first st, * skip next st, sc in next st; rep from * across; turn - 25 sc. Rows 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, skip next sc, * (sc, ch 3, sc) all in next sc, skip next sc; rep from * to last sc; sc in last sc. Fasten off. Sew sleeve and cuff seam.

Finishing: Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves. With right side facing, attach CB at lower edge of right front; ch 1, sc evenly up right front, around neck edge and down left front; turn. Work 5 rows sc across left front only for button hand. Fasten off. Buttonhole Band: Mark positions for 11 buttonholes across right front edge. With wrong side facing, attach CB at neck edge of right front; ch 1, sc down right front edge; turn. Work 1 more row sc. Buttonhole Row: Ch 1, [sc to marker, ch 2, skip 2 sc] 11 times, sc to end; turn. Next Row: Ch 1, [sc to sp, 2 sc in sp] 11 times, sc to end. Work 1 more row sc. Next Row: Rep Row 5 of Sleeve Cuff up right front, around neck, and down left front, adjusting as necessary around neck and at corners. Fasten off. Sew on buttons.

HAT: With CB, ch 66. Work even in sc over 65 sts for 11 rows, then work Rows 3-12 twice same as Blanket, then Row 3 once more. Shape Crown: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc in each sp across, sc in last sc; turn. Next Row: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * skip next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across. Fasten off. Weave yarn through rem sts, gather tightly, fasten securely. With wrong side facing (will be right side when brim is turned up) attach CB and work Row 5 of Sleeve Cuff across rem lps of beg ch. Sew back seam, reversing for brim. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; rem = remain(ing); rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip: sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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