Baby Short Sleeve Coat Pattern

Baby Short Sleeve Coat Pattern – A sweet newborn coat with short sleeves for sunny days, cute and perfect for any occasion.

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Baby Short Sleeve Coat Pattern UK

Pattern Number CNC267

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Skill Level: Intermediate +

Abbreviations UK
WS       Wrong Side

RS.       Right Side
ch.        Chain
dc.        Double Crochet
tr.         Treble Crochet
rpt.       Repeat
ss.        Slip Stitch
yrh.      Yarn Round Hook
Inc.      Increase
tch.      Turning Chain
DNT.     Do Not Turn

ps.        Puff Stitch
* yrh, insert into stitch and pull up loop, *  rpt from * to * once, yrh pull through 4 loops, yrh and pull though 2 loops.

ps Group.  3ps into same space or stitch 

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Size to fit approx: 14 Inch Chest, Newborn Baby
Finished length from shoulder approx 8 Inches
Under arm sleeve seam length approx 1 Inch

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

80 grams of Lion Brand Baby Soft in Colour 1
10 grams of Lion Brand Baby Soft in Colour 2

An equivalent yarn would be Double Knitting.

4.00mm Clover crochet hook, 3 small buttons

TENSION – 5tr and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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Worked in one piece starting with yoke.

With colour 1 make 49ch, (RS) 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end (46tr + 3ch). Turn.

2nd Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 3tr, * rpt from * to * to 3tch, 1tr into top of 3ch, (57tr + 3ch). Turn.

3rd Row – 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

4th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr * rpt from * to * to last tr and 3tch, 2tr into tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (76tr + 3ch)

5th Row – Rpt Row 3.

6th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3tch, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into last tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (101tr + 3ch)

Commence Skirt – 3ch, miss first tr, * 3ps (see abbrev) into next tr, miss 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (33 ps groups)

First Pattern Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ps, miss 1ps, work 1dc into the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to end, working last dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Second Pattern Row – 3ch, work 3ps into each 2ch space to end, 1tr into last dc. Turn.

Divide for Armholes – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ps, miss 1ps, work 1dc into the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * 3 more times, miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ps, make 2ch, miss 6 ps groups, (armhole)

(1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into centre ps of next ps group, 1dc into the space between next ps group, rpt from * to * 9 more times, miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch,1dc) into next ps, make 2ch, miss next 6 ps groups, (armhole)

(1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into centre ps of next ps group, 1dc into the space between next ps group, rpt from * to * to end, working last dc into top of 3ch. Turn. (23, 2ch spaces)

Work 2nd Pattern Row including working into each of the 2ch spaces under the arms. Turn. (23ps groups)

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows four more times until 7ps rows have been worked from yoke. Fasten off.

Next Row – Join in colour 2, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 1ps, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into next ps, miss 1ps, work 1dc into the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to last ps group and 3ch, miss 1ps, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into next ps, miss 1ps, work 2dc into top of 3ch. DNT or fasten off at the end of row.

Button/Buttonhole Bands – Work 32dc evenly into row ends up first front to neck edge, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch around neck, 3dc into corner, work 32dc evenly into row ends down second front, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc. Turn.

Buttonhole Band – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 21dc, * make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of next 5dc, * rpt from * to * once, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into last dc. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each 2ch space and dc to end. Fasten off.

Button Band
Working from neck downwards, join colour 2 to first dc on opposite front edge.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 2 rows of 1dc into each dc turning at the end of the row. Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With WS facing join colour 1 to centre ps of ps group at base of armhole, (see pic) make 1ch, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into same space, work 1dc into the space between next ps group, * miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ps, miss 1ps, 1dc into the space between next ps, * rpt from * to * to last ps and centre ps of 3 underarm, miss ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into centre ps of 3 underarm, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (8, 2ch spaces)

Join for sleeves wip

Row 2 – 3ch, work 3ps into each 2ch space to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Fasten off. (8ps groups)

Row 3 – Join in colour 2, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 1ps, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into next ps, miss 1ps, work 1dc into the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to last ps group, miss 1ps, work (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into next ps, miss 1ps, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Small Bow – With colour 2 make 12ch, 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each of next 4ch, ss into next ch, 1dc into each of remaining 5ch. Turn. (10dc + 1ss)

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each of next 4dc, ss into next ss, 1dc into each of remaining 5dc. Turn.

Rpt last row until 7 rows have been worked in all. Fasten off.

Wrap yarn around center of bow over the ss several times to make the bow, tie at the back to secure.

Finishing – Close small gaps underarm, weave in any loose ends of yarn and trim off, sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes, attach bow.

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baby short sleeve coat

Baby Short Sleeve Coat Pattern USA

Pattern Number CNC267

Skill Level: Intermediate +

Abbreviations USA
WS       Wrong Side

RS.       Right Side
ch.        Chain
sc.        Single Crochet
dc.        Double Crochet
rpt.       Repeat
sl st.     Slip Stitch
yo.        Yarn Over
Inc.       Increase
tch.       Turning Chain
DNT.      Do Not Turn

ps.         Puff Stitch
* yo, insert in stitch and pull up loop, *  rpt from * to * once, yo pull through 4 loops, yo and pull though 2 loops.

ps Group.  3ps in same space or stitch 

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Size to fit approx: 14 Inch Chest, Newborn Baby
Finished length from shoulder approx 8 Inches
Under arm sleeve seam length approx 1 Inch

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

80 grams of Lion Brand Baby Soft in color 1
10 grams of Lion Brand Baby Soft in color 2

4.00mm Clover crochet hook, 3 small buttons

GAUGE – 5dc and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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Worked in one piece starting with yoke.

With color 1 ch49, (RS) 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end (46dc + ch3). Turn.

2nd Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to 3tch, 1dc in top of ch3, (57dc + ch3). Turn.

3rd Row – ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

4th Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc * rpt from * to * to last dc and 3tch, 2dc in dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (76dc + ch3)

5th Row – Rpt Row 3.

6th Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and 3tch, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in last dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (101dc + ch3)

Commence Skirt – ch3, skip first dc, * 3ps (see abbrev) in next dc, skip 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and ch3, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (33 ps groups)

First Pattern Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to end, working last sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Second Pattern Row – ch3, work 3ps in each ch2 space to end, 1dc in last sc. Turn.

Divide for Armholes – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * 3 more times, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, ch2, skip 6 ps groups, (armhole)

(1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre ps of next ps group, 1sc in the space between next ps group, rpt from * to * 9 more times, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2,1sc) in next ps, ch2, skip next 6 ps groups, (armhole)

(1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre ps of next ps group, 1sc in the space between next ps group, rpt from * to * to end, working last sc in top of ch3. Turn. (23, ch2 spaces)

Work 2nd Pattern Row including working in each of the ch2 spaces under the arms. Turn. (23ps groups)

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows four more times until 7ps rows have been worked from yoke. Fasten off.

Next Row – Join in color 2, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to last ps group and ch3, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 2sc in top of ch3. DNT or fasten off at the end of row.

Button/Buttonhole Bands – Work 32sc evenly in row ends up first front to neck edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch around neck, 3sc in corner, work 32sc evenly in row ends down second front, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc. Turn.

Buttonhole Band – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 21sc, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of next 5sc, * rpt from * to * once, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in last sc. Turn. (3 buttonholes)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each ch2 space and sc to end. Fasten off.

Button Band
Working from neck downwards, join color 2 to first sc on opposite front edge.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 2 rows of 1sc in each sc turning at the end of the row. Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With WS facing join color 1 to centre ps of ps group at base of armhole, (see pic) ch1, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in same space, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, 1sc in the space between next ps, * rpt from * to * to last ps and centre ps of 3 underarm, skip ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre ps of 3 underarm, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (8, ch2 spaces)

Join for sleeves wip

Row 2 – ch3, work 3ps in each ch2 space to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off. (8ps groups)

Row 3 – Join in color 2, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to last ps group, skip 1ps, work (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Small Bow – With color 2 ch12, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each of next ch4, sl st in next ch, 1sc in each of remaining 5ch. Turn. (10sc + 1sl st)

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each of next 4sc, sl st in next sl st, 1sc in each of remaining 5sc. Turn.

Rpt last row until 7 rows have been worked in all. Fasten off.

Wrap yarn around center of bow over the sl st several times to make the bow, tie at the back to secure.

Finishing – Close small gaps underarm, weave in any loose ends of yarn and trim off, sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes, attach bow.

baby short sleeve coat pattern

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