Raised Shell Baby Outfit

Raised Shell Baby Outfit – This beautiful baby pattern is designed to fit a 6-12 baby, it is crocheted in a light worsted (DK) yarn but the stitch pattern has made it chunky and warm, hope you enjoy!

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Raised Shell Baby Outfit UK

Pattern Number CNC213

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Abbreviations UK
RS.
       Right Side

WS.       Wrong Side
ch.         Chain
dc.         Double Crochet
tr.          Treble Crochet
rpt.        Repeat
yrh.       Yarn Round Hook
Inc.       Increase
BLO.      Back Loop Only

Dec.      Decrease
Leaving last loop of each tr on hook, work 1tr into each of next 2tr, yrh, pull through 3 loops.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch.

3ch counts as first tr.

Approx Size to Fit: 20 inch chest, 6-12 month baby
Coat:     Finished length from shoulder approx 11.5 inches
Sleeve:  Length from under arm to cuff approx 6 inches

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

200 grams of Stylecraft Special DK yarn in colour 1
50 grams of Stylecraft Special DK yarn in colour 2

4 small buttons, 1 mtr of 6mm wide ribbon.

4.00mm & 4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

TENSION – 5tr & 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch using 4.00mm hook

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COAT – Worked in one piece, starting with the yoke.

With colour 1 and 4.00mm hook make 57ch, (RS) work 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into the next 6ch, (front) 3tr into next ch, 1tr into next 8ch, (shoulder) 3tr into next ch, 1tr into the next 19ch, (back) 3tr into next ch, 1tr into the next 8ch, (shoulder) 3tr into next ch, 1tr into the next 8ch. (front) Turn. (62tr + 3ch)

2nd Row – (Inc Row) Make 3ch, * 1tr into each tr to next 3tr group, 1tr into next tr, 3tr into centre tr of 3tr group, * rpt from * to * to last 3tr group, 1tr into next tr, 3tr into centre tr of 3tr group, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. Fasten off. (70tr + 3ch)

3rd & 4th Rows – Join in colour 2 and rpt 2nd Row. Fasten off. (86tr + 3ch)

5th to 10th Rows – Join in colour 1 and rpt 2nd Row. (134tr + 3ch)

11th Row (Inc & Divide for Armholes) – 3ch, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 3tr, * rpt from * to * first corner, miss 28tr, rpt from * to * to 10 more times, 2tr into next tr, miss 28tr, 1tr into each of next 3tr, rpt from * to * to end, working last tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (97tr + 3ch)

Commence Skirt – With WS facing, make 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, miss 1tr, 1dc into next tr, * miss 1tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3ch, miss 1tr, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (23, 5tr groups + 2 half groups)

Working into the BLO on all dc and through both loops on all tr’s.

First Pattern Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next dc, miss 2tr, work 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr, dc and 2tr, miss 2tr, work 5tr into dc, miss 2tr, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Second Pattern Row – 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next dc, miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and dc, miss 2tr, work 3tr into last dc. Turn.

Change to 4.50mm hook.

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows until 13 pattern rows have been worked. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2 and rpt First & Second Pattern Rows once. Fasten off.

Join in colour 1 and rpt First & Second Pattern Rows once. Fasten off. (you should have 17 pattern rows worked in all from bottom of yoke)

Sleeves x 2 – With RS facing and 4.00mm hook, rejoin colour 1 to the side of tr underarm, 3ch, work 1tr into same space, 1tr into each tr to opposite side of sleeve, 2tr into side of tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (31tr + 3ch)

Next Row – 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, miss 1tr, 1dc into next tr, * miss 1tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr, miss last tr, 2tr into base of 3ch, ss into top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (8, 5tr groups)

Working into the BLO on all dc and through both loops on all tr’s.

Pattern Row 1 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next dc, miss 2tr, work 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, * rpt from * to * to last dc and 2tr, work 5tr into last dc, miss 2tr, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Pattern Row 2 – 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next dc, miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr, miss 2tr, work 2tr into base of 3ch on beginning of row, ss to top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until 9 rows have been worked. Fasten off.

Work both Pattern Rows once in colour 2 (you should have 11 rows worked in all from yoke). Fasten off. Turn.

Cuff – Join in colour 1 make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into next tr, * miss 1tr, 1dc into dc, miss 1tr, 1dc into each of next 3tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr, miss 1tr, 1dc into last tr, ss to first dc. Turn. (32dc)

Starting with 1ch on each row work 4 more rows in dc, turning at the end of each row and ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Button & Buttonhole Bands – With RS facing, 4.00mm hook and starting at lower edge on right hand side of front edge, rejoin yarn with a ss, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 47dc evenly along to neck edge, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each tr around neck, 3dc into last tr, work 48dc evenly down second front edge to end. Turn.

Button Band – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to neck edge, 1dc into centre dc of 3dc on corner. Turn. (50dc)

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

Buttonhole Band
Return to first front edge and working from neck downwards with WS facing, rejoin yarn to centre dc of 3dc on corner, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of next 6dc, * rpt from * to * twice more, 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of remaining dc. Turn. (4 buttonholes made)

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

Bonnet – With 4.00mm hook and colour 1 make 8ch, ss to first ch to form a ring, work 3ch, 14tr into ring, join with ss to top of 3ch. (14tr + 3ch)

2nd Round – (Inc) Work 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 2tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch. (29tr + 3ch)

3rd Round – (Inc) 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, * 1tr into next tr,  2tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr, 1tr into tr, ss to top of 3ch. (44tr + 3ch)

4th Round – (Inc) 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, * 1tr into each of next 2tr,  2tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr, 1tr into each tr, ss to top of 3ch. (59tr + 3ch)

5th Row – 3ch, 1tr into each tr to last 3tr, turn leaving last 3tr un-worked. (56tr + 3ch)

6th Row – 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt 6th Row eight more times until there are 14tr rows in all from beginning. Turn.

Brim – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 1tr, work 5tr into next dc, miss 1tr, work 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr and 3ch, miss 1tr, work 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Working into the BLO on all dc and through both loops on all tr’s.

Next Row – 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next dc, miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and dc, miss 2tr, work 3tr into last dc. Turn.

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows from skirt of coat once in colour 2 and once in colour 1. (you should have 6 Pattern Rows in all) Fasten off.

Fold brim on to front of bonnet.

With colour 1, RS facing and starting with 3ch, work one row of tr stitch evenly along the neck edge catching both sides of the brim in as you go. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn, thread ribbon through alternate tr’s along neck edge and tie in a bow.

Booties – Made in rounds without turning until Row 7.

With 4.00mm hook and colour 1, make 14ch, 3tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into next 9ch, 7tr into last ch. Working on opposite-side of cast on ch, work 1tr into next 9ch, 3tr into last ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.  (31tr + 3ch)

Row 2 – 3ch, 2tr into each of next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 11tr, 2tr into each of next 5tr, 1tr into each of next 11tr, 2tr into each of last 2tr, 1tr into base of 3ch on beginning of row, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (41tr + 3ch)

Row 3 – Working into BLO of stitch only make 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.

Row 4 – Working through both loops of stitch, rpt Row 3.

Row 5 – (Dec Row) 3ch, 1tr into each of next 12tr, dec 1tr over next 2tr, (see abbrev) (8 times), 1tr into each of next 13tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (33tr + 3ch)

Row 6 – (Dec Row) 3ch, 1tr into next 10tr, dec 1tr over next 2tr (6 times), 1tr into next 11tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (27tr + 3ch)

Row 7 – 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Row 8 – 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, miss 1tr, 1dc into next tr, * miss 1tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr, miss tr, work 2tr into base of 3ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (7, 5tr groups)

Working into the BLO on all dc and through both loops on all tr’s.

Row 9 & 10 – Join in colour 2, Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 from sleeve.

Row 11 – Rpt Pattern Row 1 from sleeve in colour 1. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn, thread ribbon through alternate tr’s around ankle on Row 7 and tie in a bow.

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Raised Shell Baby Outfit USA

Pattern Number CNC213

Abbreviations USA
RS.
     Right Side

WS.     Wrong Side
ch.       Chain
sc.       Single Crochet
dc.       Double Crochet
rpt.      Repeat
yo.       Yarn Over
Inc.      Increase
BLO.     Back Loop Only

Dec.     Decrease
Leaving last loop of each dc on hook, work 1dc in each of next 2dc, yo, pull through 3 loops.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch.

ch3 counts as first dc.

Approx Size to Fit: 20 inch chest, 6-12 month baby
Coat:        Finished length from shoulder approx 11.5 inches
Sleeve:    Length from under arm to cuff approx 6 inches

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

200 grams of Stylecraft Special DK yarn in color 1
50 grams of Stylecraft Special DK yarn in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a worsted weight #3

4 small buttons, 1 mtr of 6mm wide ribbon.

4.00mm & 4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

GAUGE – 5dc & 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch using 4.00mm hook

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COAT – Worked in one piece, starting with yoke.

With color 1 and 4.00mm hook ch57, (RS) work 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in the next 6ch, (front) 3dc in next ch, 1dc in next 8ch, (shoulder) 3dc in next ch, 1dc in the next 19ch, (back) 3dc in next ch, 1dc in the next 8ch, (shoulder) 3dc in next ch, 1dc in the next 8ch. (front) Turn. (62dc + ch3)

2nd Row – (Inc Row) ch3, * 1dc in each dc to next 3dc group, 1dc in next dc, 3dc in centre dc of 3dc group, * rpt from * to * to last 3dc group, 1dc in next dc, 3dc in centre dc of 3dc group, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. Fasten off. (70dc + ch3)

3rd & 4th Rows – Join in color 2 and rpt 2nd Row. Fasten off. (86dc + ch3)

5th to 10th Rows – Join in color 1 and rpt 2nd Row. (134dc + ch3)

11th Row (Inc & Divide for Armholes) – ch3, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 3dc, * rpt from * to * first corner, skip 28dc, rpt from * to * to 10 more times, 2dc in next dc, skip 28dc, 1dc in each of next 3dc, rpt from * to * to end, working last dc in top of ch3. Turn. (97dc + ch3)

Commence Skirt – With WS facing, ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, * skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and ch3, skip 1dc, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (23, 5dc groups + 2 half groups)

Working in the BLO on all sc and through both loops on all dc’s.

First Pattern Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next sc, skip 2dc, work 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, sc and 2dc, skip 2dc, work 5dc in sc, skip 2dc, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Second Pattern Row – ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next sc, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and sc, skip 2dc, work 3dc in last sc. Turn.

Change to 4.50mm hook.

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows until 13 pattern rows have been worked. Fasten off.

Join in color 2 and rpt First & Second Pattern Rows once. Fasten off.

Join in color 1 and rpt First & Second Pattern Rows once. Fasten off. (you should have 17 pattern rows worked in all from bottom of yoke)

Sleeves x 2 – With RS facing and 4.00mm hook, rejoin color 1 to the side of dc underarm, ch3, work 1dc in same space, 1dc in each dc to opposite side of sleeve, 2dc in side of dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (31dc + ch3)

Next Row – ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, * skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, skip last dc, 2dc in base of ch3, sl st in top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (8, 5dc groups)

Working in the BLO on all sc and through both loops on all dc’s.

Pattern Row 1 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next sc, skip 2dc, work 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, * rpt from * to * to last sc and 2dc, work 5dc in last sc, skip 2dc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Pattern Row 2 – ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next sc, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, skip 2dc, work 2dc in base of ch3 on beginning of row, sl st to top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until 9 rows have been worked. Fasten off.

Work both Pattern Rows once in color 2 (you should have 11 rows worked in all from yoke). Fasten off. Turn.

Cuff – Join in color 1 ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in next dc, * skip 1dc, 1sc in sc, skip 1dc, 1sc in each of next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, skip 1dc, 1sc in last dc, sl st to first sc. Turn. (32sc)

Starting with ch1 on each row work 4 more rows in sc, turning at the end of each row and sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Button & Buttonhole Bands – With RS facing, 4.00mm hook and starting at lower edge on right hand side of front edge, rejoin yarn with a sl st, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 47sc evenly along to neck edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each dc around neck, 3sc in last dc, work 48sc evenly down second front edge to end. Turn.

Button Band – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to neck edge, 1sc in centre sc of 3sc on corner. Turn. (50sc)

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

Buttonhole Band
Return to first front edge and working from neck downwards with WS facing, rejoin yarn to centre sc of 3sc on corner, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of next 6sc, * rpt from * to * twice more, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of remaining sc. Turn. (4 buttonholes made)

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

Bonnet – With 4.00mm hook and color 1 ch8, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch3, 14dc in ring, join with sl st to top of ch3. (14dc + ch3)

2nd Round – (Inc) ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 2dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3. (29dc + ch3)

3rd Round – (Inc) ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, * 1dc in next dc,  2dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 1dc in dc, sl st to top of ch3. (44dc + ch3)

4th Round – (Inc) ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, * 1dc in each of next 2dc,  2dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, 1dc in each dc, sl st to top of ch3. (59dc + ch3)

5th Row – ch3, 1dc in each dc to last 3dc, turn leaving last 3dc un-worked. (56dc + ch3)

6th Row – ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt 6th Row eight more times until there are 14dc rows in all from beginning. Turn.

Brim – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1dc, work 5dc in next sc, skip 1dc, work 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc and ch3, skip 1dc, work 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Working in the BLO on all sc and through both loops on all dc’s.

Next Row – ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next sc, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and sc, skip 2dc, work 3dc in last sc. Turn.

Rpt First & Second Pattern Rows from skirt of coat once in color 2 and once in color 1. (you should have 6 Pattern Rows in all) Fasten off.

Fold brim on to front of bonnet.

With color 1, RS facing and starting with ch3, work one row of dc stitch evenly along the neck edge catching both sides of the brim in as you go. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn, thread ribbon through alternate dc’s along neck edge and tie in a bow.

Booties – Made in rounds without turning until Row 7.

With 4.00mm hook and color 1, ch14, 3dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in next 9ch, 7dc in last ch. Working on opposite-side of cast on ch, work 1dc in next 9ch, 3dc in last ch, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.  (31dc + ch3)

Row 2 – ch3, 2dc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in each of next 11dc, 2dc in each of next 5dc, 1dc in each of next 11dc, 2dc in each of last 2dc, 1dc in base of ch3 on beginning of row, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (41dc + ch3)

Row 3 – Working in BLO of stitch only ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.

Row 4 – Working through both loops of stitch, rpt Row 3.

Row 5 – (Dec Row) ch3, 1dc in each of next 12dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, (see abbrev) (8 times), 1dc in each of next 13dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (33dc + ch3)

Row 6 – (Dec Row) ch3, 1dc in next 10dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc (6 times), 1dc in next 11dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (27dc + ch3)

Row 7 – ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Row 8 – ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, * skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, skip dc, work 2dc in base of ch3, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (7, 5dc groups)

Working in the BLO on all sc and through both loops on all dc’s.

Row 9 & 10 – Join in color 2, Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 from sleeve.

Row 11 – Rpt Pattern Row 1 from sleeve in color 1. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn, thread ribbon through alternate dc’s around ankle on Row 7 and tie in a bow.

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