Crochet Baby Baptism Coat

Crochet Baby Baptism Coat – The sweet little christening coat is crocheted in the same stitch as my baby baptism shawl pattern, it is made to fit a 3-6 month baby, crochet it for a shower gift or for your own little one.

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Crochet Baby Baptism Coat UK

Pattern Number CNC205

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Abbreviations UK
WS.     Wrong Side

RS.      Right Side
st.       Stitch(es)
ch.      Chain
dc.      Double Crochet
tr.       Treble Crochet
dtr.     Double Treble Crochet
rpt.     Repeat
ss.       Slip Stitch
Inc.     Increase
tch.     Turning Chain
DNT.   Do Not Turn

Shell.  (2tr, 1ch, 2tr) into same space or stitch.
Vst.     (1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into same space or stitch.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Approx size to fit:   18 Inch Chest, 3-6 month baby
Length from shoulder approx 10.5 Inches
Underarm sleeve length approx 6 inches

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

110 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK yarn

4.00mm Clover Crochet Hook, 3 small buttons

TENSION – 5tr & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Worked in one piece starting with yoke.

Make 55ch, (WS) work 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 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 3ch, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into last tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (65tr + 3ch)

3rd Row – 3ch, 1tr in 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 2tr, * rpt from * to * to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (86tr + 3ch)

5th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.  (87st)

6th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next st, * 2tr into next st, 1tr into each of the next 2st, * rpt from * to * to end, 1tr into last st. Turn. (114tr + 3ch)

7th Row – as 3rd Row.

8th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, * 1tr into each of next 2tr, 2tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3tch, 1tr into each of next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (151tr + 3ch)

9th Row – 3ch, 1tr into each of next 75tr, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (152tr + 3ch)

10th Row – (Divide for Armholes) 3ch, 1tr into each of next 22tr, (front) miss 30tr, (sleeve) 1tr into each of next 47tr, (back) miss 30tr, (sleeve) 1tr into each of next 22tr, (front) 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (92tr + 3ch)

Commence with Skirt – 3ch, 1tr into next tr, miss 2tr, shell (see abbrev) into next tr, * miss 2tr, vst (see abbrev) into next tr, miss 2tr, shell into next next tr, * rpt * to * to last 3tr and 3tch, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (15 shells, 14 vst)

Pattern Row – 3ch, 1tr into next tr, work shell into 1ch space on next shell, * vst into 1ch space on next vst, shell into 1ch space on next shell, * rpt from * to * to last tr and 3tch, 1tr into tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row until 11 rows have been worked. Turn.

Next Row – Missing all 1ch spaces work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr to end, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn. (92dc)

Textured Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last dc, work 1dc into last dc. Turn. DNT. (92st)

Button/Button Band – Make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 42dc evenly along into row ends up first side of coat work, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch around neck edge, 3dc into corner, work 43dc evenly along into row ends down second side of coat. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 24dc, * make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of the next 8dc, * rpt from * to * once, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into corner. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each 2ch space and dc to end.

Fasten off.

With RS facing and working from neck downwards, work 1dc into each dc to end.

Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With RS facing, rejoin yarn to missed tr underarm, make 3ch, work 1tr into each of next 29tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (29tr + 3ch)

Next Row – 4ch, 1tr into base of 4ch, miss 2tr, shell into next tr, miss 2tr, * vst into next tr, miss 2tr shell into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr, miss tr’s, ss to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row. Turn.

First Pattern Row – ss to 1ch space on next shell, work (3ch, 1tr, 1ch, 2tr) into same space, * vst into 1ch space on next vst, shell into 1ch space on next shell, * rpt from * to * last vst, work vst into 1ch space on vst, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (5 shells, 5vst)

Second Pattern Row – ss to 1ch space on next vst, work (4ch, 1tr) into same space, * shell into 1ch space on next shell, vst into 1ch space on next vst, * rpt from * to * last shell, work shell into 1ch space on shell, ss to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows three more times. Turn.

You should have 9 shell & vst rows worked in all. Turn.

Next Row – Missing all 1ch spaces work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (30dc)

Textured Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1dtr into next tr, 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 1dtr into dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (30st)

Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in all loose ends of yarn, attach buttons to correspond with buttonholes.

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Crochet Baby Baptism Coat USA

Pattern Number CNC205

Abbreviations USA
WS.      Wrong Side

RS.       Right Side
st.        Stitch(es)
ch.       Chain
sc.       Single Crochet
dc.       Double Crochet
trc.      Treble Crochet
rpt.      Repeat
sl st.    Slip Stitch
Inc.     Increase
tch.     Turning Chain
DNT.   Do Not Turn

Shell.  (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in same space or stitch.
Vst.     (1dc, ch1, 1dc) in same space or stitch.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Approx size to fit:   18 Inch Chest, 3-6 month baby
Length from Shoulder approx 10.5 Inches
Underarm sleeve length approx 6 inches

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

110 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK yarn

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.00mm Clover Crochet Hook, 3 small buttons

GAUGE – 5dc & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Worked in one piece starting with yoke.

ch55, (WS) work 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 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 ch3, 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 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (86dc + ch3)

5th Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * 1trc in next dc, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.  (87st)

6th Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next st, * 2dc in next st, 1dc in each of the next 2st, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in last st. Turn. (114dc + ch3)

7th Row – as 3rd Row.

8th Row – (Inc Row) ch3, * 1dc in each of next 2dc, 2dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and 3tch, 1dc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (151dc + ch3)

9th Row – ch3, 1dc in each of next 75dc, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (152dc + ch3)

10th Row – (Divide for Armholes) ch3, 1dc in each of next 22dc, (front) skip 30dc, (sleeve) 1dc in each of next 47dc, (back) skip 30dc, (sleeve) 1dc in each of next 22dc, (front) 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (92dc + ch3)

Commence with Skirt – ch3, 1dc in next dc, skip 2dc, shell (see abbrev) in next dc, * skip 2dc, vst (see abbrev) in next dc, skip 2dc, shell in next next dc, * rpt * to * to last 3dc and 3tch, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (15 shells, 14 vst)

Pattern Row – ch3, 1dc in next dc, work shell in ch1 space on next shell, * vst in ch1 space on next vst, shell in ch1 space on next shell, * rpt from * to * to last dc and 3tch, 1dc in dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row until 11 rows have been worked. Turn.

Next Row – Skipping all ch1 spaces ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc to end, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn. (92sc)

Textured Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * 1trc in next dc, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, work 1sc in last sc. Turn. DNT. (92st)

Button/Button Band – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 42sc evenly along in row ends up first side of coat work, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch around neck edge, 3sc in corner, work 43sc evenly along in row ends down second side of coat. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 24sc, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of the next 8sc, * rpt from * to * once, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in corner. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each ch2 space and sc to end.

Fasten off.

With RS facing and working from neck downwards, work 1sc in each sc to end.

Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With RS facing, rejoin yarn to skipped dc underarm, ch3, work 1dc in each of next 29dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (29dc + ch3)

Next Row – ch4, 1dc in base of ch4, skip 2dc, shell in next dc, skip 2dc, * vst in next dc, skip 2dc shell in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, skip dc’s, sl st to 3rd of ch4 on beginning of row. Turn.

First Pattern Row – sl st to ch1 space on next shell, (ch3, 1dc, ch1, 2dc) in same space, * vst in ch1 space on next vst, shell in ch1 space on next shell, * rpt from * to * last vst, work vst in ch1 space on vst, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (5 shells, 5vst)

Second Pattern Row – sl st to ch1 space on next vst, ch4, work 1dc in same space, * shell in ch1 space on next shell, vst in ch1 space on next vst, * rpt from * to * last shell, work shell in ch1 space on shell, sl st to 3rd of ch4 on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows three more times. Turn.

You should have 9 shell & vst rows worked in all. Turn.

Next Row – Skipping all ch1 spaces ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (30sc)

Textured Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * 1trc in next dc, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, 1trc in sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (30st)

Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in all loose ends of yarn, attach buttons to correspond with buttonholes.

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