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Crochet Baby Two Piece

Crochet Baby Two Piece – Sweet little set consisting of cardigan and pull down diaper/nappy cover. Babies and children outfits are a joy to crochet and can be as simple as a cardigan and hat or a complete outfit like my baby sweater set.

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Another idea is to make for baby showers or if you prefer you can make smaller projects like booties or hats.

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This beautiful crochet baby two piece set is made in light worsted #3 yarn (DK for UK) to fit a 3-6 month baby, using a 4.50mm hook, but you can use bigger or smaller hook sizes to make the outfit the size you need.

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Crochet Baby Two Piece UK

Pattern Number CNC406

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

Dec.   Decrease
Leaving last loop on hook of each tr, work 1tr into each of next 2tr, yrh pull though all loops.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Size to fit approx  18 Inch chest, 3-6 month baby
Matinee Coat:
Finished length from shoulder approx 11.5 Inches
Sleeve length from under arm to cuff 5 Inches

Pants:  From waist to crotch approx 7 Inches

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

110 grams of King Cole Baby Comfort DK in colour 1
60 grams of King Cole Baby Comfort DK in colour 2

4.50mm crochet hook, 3 small buttons

You can for a:-
Newborn baby use a 3.50mm hook
0-3 month use a 4.00mm hook
6-12 month use a 5.00mm hook.

TENSION – 4tr and 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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UK INSTRUCTIONS:

Matinee Coat – Worked in one piece, starting with yoke. Using colour 1, make 55ch, (RS) 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. Fasten off. Turn. 

4th Row – (Inc Row) Join in colour 2, make 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of the next 3tr, * rpt from * to * to end, working last tr into top of 3ch. Fasten off. Turn. (81tr + 3ch)

5th Row – Join in colour 1 and rpt 3rd Row.

6th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of the next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr and 3ch, 2tr into tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Fasten off. Turn. (108tr + 3ch)

7th Row – Join in colour 2 and rpt 3rd Row. Fasten off.

8th Row – (Inc Row) Join in colour 1 and rpt Row 6. (144tr + 3ch)

9th Row – (Divide for Armholes) Make 3ch, 1tr into each of next 22tr, miss 26tr, (armhole) 1tr into each of next 47tr, miss 26tr, (armhole) 1tr into each of next 22tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (92tr + 3ch)

Commence with Skirt – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, miss 1tr, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next tr, * miss 1tr, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr and 3ch, miss tr, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn. (45, 2ch spaces)

Pattern Row 1 – 3ch, 3tr into each 2ch space to end, 1tr into last dc. Turn. (45, 3tr groups)

Pattern Row 2 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, miss 1tr, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into centre tr of 3tr group, * miss 2tr, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into centre tr of 3tr group, * rpt from * to * to to last tr and 3tch, miss 1tr, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until thirteen rows have been worked in all from yoke or work measures approx 8.5 Inches from shoulder. Turn. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2 to first dc with a ss and rpt Pattern Row 1. Turn. Fasten off.

Join in colour 1 to first tr work Pattern Row 2 once.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 once more. Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With RS facing join colour 1 to the first of the 26tr you missed for armhole, 3ch, 1tr into each of next 25tr, ss to top of 3ch at beginning of round. Turn. (25tr + 3ch)

Round 2 – ss into first tr, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next tr, miss 1tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr, miss tr, ss to first dc on beginning of row to make a round. Turn. (12, 2ch spaces)

Pattern Round 1 – ss into 2ch space, 3ch, 2tr into same space, work 3tr into each 2ch space to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of round. Turn. (12, 3tr groups)

Pattern Round 2 – ss into first tr, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next tr, miss 2tr, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into centre tr of 3tr group, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first dc on beginning of round. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rounds 1 & 2 until seven rounds have been worked in all from yoke or underarm sleeve seam measures approx 3 Inches.

Rpt Pattern Round 1 in colour 2 once. Turn. Fasten off.

Rpt Pattern Round 2 in colour 1 once. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rounds 1 & 2 once. Fasten off.

Button/Buttonhole Bands – With RS facing, join colour 1 to lower edge of right hand side of front edge, work 40ss loosely into row ends evenly up front edge to corner. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each ss to end. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – Make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each of next 24dc, * 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into next 6dc * rpt from * to * once, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into last dc. Turn. (3 Buttonholes made)

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

Button Band – Working downwards join colour 1 to neck edge on opposite front, work 40ss loosely into row ends evenly down front edge to corner. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each ss to end. Turn.

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

Pants – Using colour 2, make 10ch loosely. Fasten off. (leave to one side as we will come back to later)

Back – Using colour 2, make 45ch loosely, work 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end. Turn. (42tr + 3ch)

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

Rpt last row until 9 rows have been worked. Fasten off. Turn.

Shape legs – Miss 10tr, join yarn to next tr, 3ch, dec 1tr (see abbrev) over next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 17tr, dec 1tr over next 2tr, 1tr into next tr, turn leaving 9tr + 3ch un-worked. (20tr + 3ch)

Decrease Row – 3ch, dec 1tr over next 2tr, 1tr into each tr to last 2tr and 3ch, dec 1tr over next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (18tr + 3ch)

Rpt Decrease Row until 10tr + 3ch remain. Turn.

Crotch – 1ch, 1dc into base of ch, 1dc into each tr to end, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn. (11dc)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 3 more rows of 1dc into each dc to end, turning at the end of each row.

Next Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 2tr into next dc, 1tr into each dc to last 2dc, 2tr into next dc, 1tr into last dc. Turn.

Increase Row – 3ch, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each tr to last 2tr, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt Increase Row until you have 22tr + 3ch. Turn.

Front – Make 12ch loosely, 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each of next 8ch, 1tr into each of next 22tr, 1tr into top of 3ch, return to 10ch made earlier and work 1tr into each of the 10ch. Turn. (42tr +3ch)

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

Rpt last row 7 more times. Fasten off.

Fold in half so the front covers the back, over sew with needle and yarn or ss side seams together, this will now be your WS.

Waist Band – With colour 2 and RS facing, join yarn with a ss at side of waist, work 1ch, 1dc into each tr around back and 1dc in each ch around front of knickers, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Join in colour 1, starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 2 rows of 1dc into each dc to end, slip stitching to first dc and turning at the end of each row. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2, starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

First Leg Edging – With RS facing join colour 2 yarn to centre of crotch with a ss, work 47ss loosely and evenly around leg, ss to first ss on beginning of row. DNT.

Starting with 1ch, work 1dc into each ss to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Join in colour 1, starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 2 rows of 1dc into each dc to end, slip stitching to first dc and turning at the end of each row. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2, starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Second Leg Edging – Rpt First Leg Edging.

Chain Tie – With colour 1 make 121ch, 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end. Fasten off.

Finishing – Close small gaps under arms, weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn on coat and pants, attach buttons to correspond with buttonholes, thread chain tie through alternate tr’s on waist of pants and tie in a bow.

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Crochet Baby Two Piece USA

Pattern Number CNC406

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

Dec.   Decrease
Leaving last loop on hook of each dc, work 1dc in each of next 2dc, yo pull though all loops.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Size to fit approx:- 18 Inch chest, 3-6 month baby
Matinee Coat:
Finished length from shoulder approx 11.5 Inches

Sleeve length from under arm to cuff 5 Inches

Pants:  From waist to crotch approx 7 Inches

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

110 grams of King Cole Baby Comfort DK in color 1
60 grams of King Cole Baby Comfort DK in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.50mm crochet hook, 3 small buttons

You can for a:-
Newborn baby use a 3.50mm hook
0-3 month use a 4.00mm hook
6-12 month use a 5.00mm hook.

GAUGE – 4dc and 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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USA INSTRUCTIONS:

Matinee Coat – Worked in one piece, starting with yoke. Using color 1, ch55, (RS) 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. Fasten off. Turn. 

4th Row – (Inc Row) Join in color 2, ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to end, working last dc in top of ch3. Fasten off. Turn. (81dc + ch3)

5th Row – Join in color 1 and rpt 3rd Row.

6th Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc and ch3, 2dc in dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Fasten off. Turn. (108dc + ch3)

7th Row – Join in color 2 and rpt 3rd Row. Fasten off.

8th Row – (Inc Row) Join in color 1 and rpt Row 6. (144dc + ch3)

9th Row – (Divide for Armholes) ch3, 1dc in each of next 22dc, skip 26dc, (armhole) 1dc in each of next 47dc, skip 26dc, (armhole) 1dc in each of next 22dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (92dc + ch3)

Commence with Skirt – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, skip 1dc, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next dc, * skip 1dc, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc and ch3, skip dc, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn. (45, ch2 spaces)

Pattern Row 1 – ch3, 3dc in each ch2 space to end, 1dc in last sc. Turn. (45, 3dc groups)

Pattern Row 2 – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, skip 1dc, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre dc of 3dc group, * skip 2dc, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre dc of 3dc group, * rpt from * to * to to last dc and 3tch, skip 1dc, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until thirteen rows have been worked in all from yoke or work measures approx 8.5 Inches from shoulder. Turn. Fasten off.

Join in color 2 to first sc with a sl st and rpt Pattern Row 1. Turn. Fasten off.

Join in color 1 to first dc work Pattern Row 2 once.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 once more. Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With RS facing join color 1 to the first of the 26dc you skipped for armhole, ch3, 1dc in each of next 25dc, sl st to top of ch3 at beginning of round. Turn. (25dc + ch3)

Round 2 – sl st in first dc, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next dc, skip 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, skip dc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row to make a round. Turn. (12, ch2 spaces)

Pattern Round 1 – sl st in ch2 space, ch3, 2dc in same space, work 3dc in each ch2 space to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of round. Turn. (12, 3dc groups)

Pattern Round 2 – sl st in first dc, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next dc, skip 2dc, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre dc of 3dc group, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of round. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rounds 1 & 2 until seven rounds have been worked in all from yoke or underarm sleeve seam measures approx 3 Inches.

Rpt Pattern Round 1 in color 2 once. Turn. Fasten off.

Rpt Pattern Round 2 in color 1 once. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rounds 1 & 2 once. Fasten off.

Button/Buttonhole Bands – With RS facing, join color 1 to lower edge of right hand side of front edge, work 40sl st loosely in row ends evenly up front edge to corner. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1sc in each sl st to end. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1sc in each of next 24sc, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in next 6sc * rpt from * to * once, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in last sc. Turn. (3 Buttonholes made)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work one more row of 1sc in each sc and ch2 space to end. Fasten off.

Button Band – Working downwards join color 1 to neck edge on opposite front, work 40sl st loosely in row ends evenly down front edge to corner. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, 1sc in each sl st to end. Turn.

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

Pants – Using color 2, ch10 loosely. Fasten off. (leave to one side as we will come back to later)

Back – Using color 2, ch45 loosely, work 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end. Turn. (42dc + ch3)

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

Rpt last row until 9 rows have been worked. Fasten off. Turn.

Shape legs – Skip 10dc, join yarn to next dc, ch3, dec 1dc (see abbrev) over next 2dc, 1dc in each of next 17dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc in next dc, turn leaving 9dc + ch3 un-worked. (20dc + ch3)

Decrease Row – ch3, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc in each dc to last 2dc and ch3, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (18dc + ch3)

Rpt Decrease Row until 10dc + ch3 remain. Turn.

Crotch – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch, 1sc in each dc to end, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn. (11sc)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 3 more rows of 1sc in each sc to end, turning at the end of each row.

Next Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 2dc in next sc, 1dc in each sc to last 2sc, 2dc in next sc, 1dc in last sc. Turn.

Increase Row – ch3, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each dc to last 2dc, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt Increase Row until you have 22dc + ch3. Turn.

Front – ch12 loosely, 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each of next 8ch, 1dc in each of next 22dc, 1dc in top of ch3, return to 10ch made earlier and work 1dc in each of the 10ch. Turn. (42dc +ch3)

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

Rpt last row 7 more times. Fasten off.

Fold in half so the front covers the back, over sew with needle and yarn or sl st side seams together, this will now be your WS.

Waist Band – With color 2 and RS facing, join yarn with a sl st at side of waist, ch1, 1sc in each dc around back and 1sc in each ch around front of knickers, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Join in color 1, starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 2 rows of 1sc in each sc to end, slip stitching to first sc and turning at the end of each row. Fasten off.

Join in color 2, starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

First Leg Edging – With RS facing join color 2 yarn to centre of crotch with a sl st, work 47sl st loosely and evenly around leg, sl st to first sl st on beginning of row. DNT.

Starting with ch1, work 1sc in each sl st to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Join in color 1, starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 2 rows of 1sc in each sc to end, slip stitching to first sc and turning at the end of each row. Fasten off.

Join in color 2, starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Second Leg Edging – Rpt First Leg Edging.

Chain Tie – With color 1 ch121, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Fasten off.

Finishing – Close small gaps under arms, weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn on coat and pants, attach buttons to correspond with buttonholes, thread chain tie through alternate dc’s on waist of pants and tie in a bow.

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