Four Color Baby Coat

Four Color Baby Coat – Today’s pattern is for a cute babies sweater, made in light worsted #3 (DK) yarn and four colors.

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Four Color Baby Coat USA

Pattern Number CNC195

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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

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

ps Group.  3ps in same stitch or space.
ps Shell.    (2ps, ch1, 2ps) in same stitch or space.

vst.   (1dc, ch1, 1dc) in same stitch or space.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Approx Size to Fit:  16 Inch Chest, 0-3 month baby
Finished length from shoulder approx 10.5 Inches
Sleeve length from under arm to cuff 5.5 Inches

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

100 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in color 1
10 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in each of the colors 2 & 3
30 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in color 4

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.00mm Clover crochet hook, 3 small buttons

GAUGE – 4.5dc and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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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 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 end, working last dc in top of ch3. Turn. (81dc + ch3)

5th Row – 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 3tch, 2dc in dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (108dc + ch3)

7th Row – Rpt 3rd Row.

8th Row – (Inc Row) 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)

Click for helpful tip:    Dividing Armholes Tutorial

Commence with Skirt – (WS) – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, skip 1dc, work 3ps (see abbrev) in next dc, * skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, skip 1dc, 3ps in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc and 3tch, skip 1dc, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn. (23, ps groups)

2nd Row – ch3, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, * skip 1ps, 1vst (see abbrev) in next sc, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, * rpt from * to * to last ps and sc, skip ps, work 1dc in sc. Turn.

3rd Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work ps shell (see abbrev) in next ch2 space, * 1sc in vst, ps shell in next ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Fasten off.

4th Row – ch3, skip 2ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ch2 space, * skip 2ps, 1vst in next sc, skip 2ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to last 2ps and sc, skip 2ps, work 1dc in sc. Turn.

5th Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work ps shell in next ch2 space, * 1sc in vst, ps shell in next ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt 4th and 5th Rows in color sequence as follows:

Color 2, color 1, color 3, color 1, color 4, color 1.

Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With RS facing join color 1 to first skipped dc on base of armhole (where you divided) ch3, 1dc in each of next 25dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (25dc + ch3)

Second Row – ch1, 1sc in next dc, skip 1dc, work 3ps in next dc, * skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, skip 1dc, 3ps in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, skip 2dc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (6, ps groups)

Third Row – ch3, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, * skip 1ps, 1vst in next sc, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, * rpt from * to * to end, work 1dc in base of 3tch, ch1, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Fourth Row – ch1, 1sc in vst, work ps shell in next ch2 space, * 1sc in vst, ps shell in next ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Fifth Row – ch3, skip 2ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ch2 space, * skip 2ps, 1vst in next sc, skip 2ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, work 1dc in base of 3tch, ch1, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Sixth Row – ch1, 1sc in vst, work ps shell in next ch2 space, * 1sc in vst, ps shell in next ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt Fifth and Sixth Rows twice more.

Fasten off. Join in color 3.

Rpt Fifth and Sixth Rows once.

Fasten off. Join in color 1.

Rpt Fifth and Sixth Rows once.

Fasten off.

Button/Buttonhole Bands – With RS facing join color 1 to lower edge of right hand side front edge, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 39 more sc evenly in row ends along to corner, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch around neck, 3sc in corner, work 40sc evenly in row ends down second front edge. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to corner. Turn. (44sc)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end.

Fasten off.

Buttonhole Row – Return to first front edge, with WS facing and starting from the neck, join color 1, working downwards, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of next 7sc, * rpt from * to * once, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of the remaining sc. Turn. (3 buttonholes made)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc and ch2 space up front edge to end. (44sc)

Fasten off.

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

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Four Colour Baby Coat UK

Pattern Number CNC195

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

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

ps Group.  3ps into same stitch or space.
ps Shell.    (2ps, 1ch, 2ps) into same stitch or space.

vst.   (1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into same stitch or space.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Approx Size to Fit:  16 Inch Chest, 0-3 month baby
Finished length from shoulder approx 10.5 Inches
Sleeve length from under arm to cuff 5.5 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-
100 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in colour 1

10 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in each of the colours 2 & 3
30 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in colour 4

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.00mm Clover crochet hook, 3 small buttons

TENSION – 4.5tr and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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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 3tch, 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 3tr, * rpt from * to * to end, working last tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (81tr + 3ch)

5th Row – 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 3tch, 2tr into tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (108tr + 3ch)

7th Row – Rpt 3rd Row.

8th Row – (Inc Row) 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)

Click for helpful tip:    Dividing Armholes Tutorial

Commence with Skirt – (WS) – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, miss 1tr, work 3ps (see abbrev) into next tr, * miss 1tr, 1dc into next tr, miss 1tr, 3ps into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr and 3tch, miss 1tr, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn. (23, ps groups)

2nd Row – 3ch, miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ps, * miss 1ps, 1vst (see abbrev) into next dc, miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ps, * rpt from * to * to last ps and dc, miss ps, work 1tr into dc. Turn.

3rd Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work ps shell (see abbrev) into next 2ch space, * 1dc into vst, ps shell into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Fasten off.

4th Row – 3ch, miss 2ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next 2ch space, * miss 2ps, 1vst into next dc, miss 2ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to last 2ps and dc, miss 2ps, work 1tr into dc. Turn.

5th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work ps shell into next 2ch space, * 1dc into vst, ps shell into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt 4th and 5th Rows in colour sequence as follows:

Colour 2, colour 1, colour 3, colour 1, colour 4, colour 1.

Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With RS facing join colour 1 to first missed tr on base of armhole (where you divided) 3ch, 1tr into each of next 25tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (25tr + 3ch)

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

Third Row – 3ch, miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ps, * miss 1ps, 1vst into next dc, miss 1ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ps, * rpt from * to * to end, work 1tr into base of 3tch, make 1ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Fourth Row – 1ch, 1dc into vst, work ps shell into next 2ch space, * 1dc into vst, ps shell into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Fifth Row – 3ch, miss 2ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next 2ch space, * miss 2ps, 1vst into next dc, miss 2ps, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, work 1tr into base of 3tch, make 1ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Sixth Row – 1ch, 1dc into vst, work ps shell into next 2ch space, * 1dc into vst, ps shell into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt Fifth and Sixth Rows twice more.

Fasten off. Join in colour 3.

Rpt Fifth and Sixth Rows once.

Fasten off. Join in colour 1.

Rpt Fifth and Sixth Rows once.

Fasten off.

Button/Buttonhole Bands – With RS facing join colour 1 to lower edge of right hand side front edge, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 39 more dc evenly into row ends along to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch around neck, 3dc into corner, work 40dc evenly into row ends down second front edge. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to corner. Turn. (44dc)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end.

Fasten off.

Buttonhole Row – Return to first front edge, with WS facing and starting from the neck, join colour 1, working downwards, make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of next 7dc, * rpt from * to * once, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of the remaining dc. Turn. (3 buttonholes made)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc and 2ch space up front edge to end. (44dc)

Fasten off.

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

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