Crochet Angel Cardigan Pattern

Crochet Angel Cardigan Pattern – Free baby crochet pattern, sweet and delicate lace design to match my baby angel top set, in 0-3 month size.

Crochet in one piece with no sewing involved from the neck downwards and then add the sleeves.

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This baby cardigan can be used all year round and is perfect as an extra layer over clothing.

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The instructions on how to make this little cardi are below in UK and USA format, just scroll down the page to get them.

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Crochet Angel Cardigan Pattern UK

Pattern Number CNC392

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
RS.     Right Side
dc.      Double Crochet
tr.       Treble Crochet
rpt.     Repeat

ss.       Slip Stitch
Inc.     Increase

tch.     Turning Chain

Shell Group.  (2tr, 1ch, 2tr) into same stitch

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Size to Fit:   16 Inch Chest, 0-3 month baby
Finished length from shoulder approx 10 Inches
Underarm sleeve length approx 4 inches

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

100 grams of King Cole Baby DK in colour 1
Small amount of King Cole DK in colour 2

4.00mm Crochet Hook, 3 small buttons

You can for a:-
Newborn baby use a 3.50mm hook
3-6 month use a 4.50mm hook
6-12 month use a 5.00mm hook.

TENSION – 4tr & 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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UK INSTRUCTIONS:

Worked in one piece, starting with yoke.

Using colour 1 make 55ch, 1tr into 4th ch from hook, (RS) 1tr in each ch to end. Turn. (52tr + 3ch)

2nd Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of the next 3tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3tch, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into last tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (65tr + 3ch)

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 the next 3tr, * rpt from * to * to last 3tr and 3tch, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (81tr + 3ch) 

5th Row – as 3rd Row.

6th Row – (Inc Row) Rpt 4th Row. Turn. (101tr + 3ch)

7th Row – as 3rd Row.

8th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of the next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to 3tch, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (134tr + 3ch)

9th Row – (Divide for Armholes)
Make 3ch, 1tr into each of next 18tr, 2tr into next tr,
miss 26tr, (armhole)
2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 41tr, 2tr into next tr,
miss 26tr, (armhole)
2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 18tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (86tr + 3ch)

Commence Skirt – Make 3ch, miss 2tr, 1 shell (see abbrev) into next tr, * 3ch, 1dc into first of 3ch (picot made), miss 3tr, 1 shell into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (21 shell groups)

Pattern Row – 3ch, 1 shell group into 1ch space of next shell group, * 3ch, 1dc into first of 3ch, 1 shell group into 1ch space of next shell group, * rpt from * to * to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row until 7 pattern rows have been worked in all. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2, work Pattern Row twice. Fasten off.

Join in colour 1, work Pattern Row once. Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – Join colour 1 to first tr of the missed 26tr on the armhole, 3ch, 1tr into each of next 25tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (25tr + 3ch)

Second Row – 3ch, miss 2tr, 1 shell into next tr, * 3ch, 1dc into first of 3ch miss 3tr, 1 shell into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr, miss 2tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (6 shell groups)

Third Row – 3ch, 1 shell group into 1ch space of next shell group, * 3ch, 1dc into first of 3ch, 1 shell group into 1ch space of next shell group, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt Third Row three more times.

Join in colour 2, work Third Row once. Fasten off.

Join in colour 1, work Third Row once. Fasten off.

Button/Buttonhole Bands – With RS facing join colour 1 to lower edge of right hand side front edge, 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, work 38 more dc evenly into row ends along to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch around neck, 3dc into corner, 38dc evenly into row ends down second front edge. Turn. 

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to neck edge. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end. Fasten off.

Buttonhole Row – Return to first front edge, WS facing, starting from the neck and working downwards, make 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, * make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of next 8dc, * rpt from * to * once, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of the remaining dc. Turn. (3 buttonholes made)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc and 2ch space up back edge to end. Fasten off.

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

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USA format below:-

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Crochet Angel Cardigan Pattern USA

Pattern Number CNC392

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
RS.       Right Side
sc.        Single Crochet
dc.        Double Crochet
rpt.       Repeat

sl st.     Slip Stitch
Inc.      Increase
tch.      Turning Chain

Shell Group.  (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in same stitch

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Size to Fit:-   16 Inch Chest, 0-3 month baby
Finished length from shoulder approx 10 Inches
Underarm sleeve length approx 4 inches

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

100 grams of King Cole Baby DK in color 1
Small amount of King Cole DK in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.00mm Crochet Hook, 3 small buttons

You can for a:-
Newborn baby use a 3.50mm hook
3-6 month use a 4.50mm hook
6-12 month use a 5.00mm hook.

GAUGE – 4dc & 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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USA INSTRUCTIONS:

Worked in one piece, starting with yoke.

Using color 1 ch55, 1dc in 4th ch from hook, (RS) 1dc in each ch to end. Turn. (52dc + ch3)

2nd Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and 3tch, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in last dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (65dc + ch3)

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 the next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to last 3dc and 3tch, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (81dc + ch3) 

5th Row – as 3rd Row.

6th Row – (Inc Row) Rpt 4th Row. Turn. (101dc + ch3)

7th Row – as 3rd Row.

8th Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to 3tch, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (134dc + ch3)

9th Row – (Divide for Armholes)
ch3, 1dc in each of next 18dc, 2dc in next dc,
skip 26dc, (armhole)
2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 41dc, 2dc in next dc,
skip 26dc, (armhole)
2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 18dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (86dc + ch3)

Commence Skirt – ch3, skip 2dc, 1 shell (see abbrev) in next dc, * ch3, 1sc in first of ch3 (picot made), skip 3dc, 1 shell in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and ch3, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (21 shell groups)

Pattern Row – ch3, 1 shell group in ch1 space of next shell group, * ch3, 1sc in first of ch3, 1 shell group in ch1 space of next shell group, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row until 7 pattern rows have been worked in all. Fasten off.

Join in color 2, work Pattern Row twice. Fasten off.

Join in color 1, work Pattern Row once. Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – Join color 1 to first dc of the skipped 26dc on the armhole, ch3, 1dc in each of next 25dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (25dc + ch3)

Second Row – ch3, skip 2dc, 1 shell in next dc, * ch3, 1sc in first of ch3 skip 3dc, 1 shell in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, skip 2dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (6 shell groups)

Third Row – ch3, 1 shell group in ch1 space of next shell group, * ch3, 1sc in first of ch3, 1 shell group in ch1 space of next shell group, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt Third Row three more times.

Join in color 2, work Third Row once. Fasten off.

Join in color 1, work Third Row once. Fasten off.

Button/Buttonhole Bands – With RS facing join color 1 to lower edge of right hand side front edge, ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 38 more sc evenly in row ends along to corner, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch around neck, 3sc in corner, 38sc evenly in row ends down second front edge. Turn. 

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to neck edge. Turn.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end. Fasten off.

Buttonhole Row – Return to first front edge, WS facing, starting from the neck and working downwards, ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of next 8sc, * rpt from * to * once, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of the remaining sc. Turn. (3 buttonholes made)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc and ch2 space up back edge to end. Fasten off.

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

crochet angel cardigan pattern

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