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​Crochet Baby Cardigan

Susan
Susan
Jan 31, 2022 08:34 PM
​Crochet Baby Cardigan

You’ll need:

About 600 yards of Worsted weight yarn (Dove Heather and Avocado pictured);

Crochet hook 6 mm;

Stitch markers.

 

Size: 2-3 years old.

 

Stitches control: 11 hdc x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Buttonholes are unnecessary. Any ⅜” buttons will fit through any opening on the edging should you choose to add them

 

Instructions

Row 1: Fhdc-68. Alternately you could… Ch-69, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch to end. (68)

Rows 2 – 32: Ch-1, turn, hdc in each st to end. (68)

Arm-holes

Mark 20 stitches in from each side with stitch markers.


Left Panel

Row 33: Ch-1, turn, hdc in 20 sts only. (20)

Rows 34 – 46: Ch-1, turn, hdc in each st to end. (20) DO NOT fasten off. Leave attached for starting hood.


Central Panel

Attach yarn in same st as stitch marker.

Row 33: Ch-1, hdc in same st and next (29) sts. (30)

Rows 34 – 46: Ch-1, turn, hdc in each st to end. (30) Fasten off leaving ~20” tail for sewing later.

Right Panel

Attach yarn in same st as stitch marker.

Row 33: Ch-1, hdc in same st and remaining (20) sts. (20)

Rows 34 – 46: Ch-1, turn, hdc in each st to end. (20) Fasten off leaving ~20” tail for sewing later.


Sew shoulders

Fold front sides in and line up top edges to sew shoulders. Starting at the outside, use the long tails from “right panel” and “center panel” to sew using the Mattress Stitch.

Sew shoulders for 9 stitches per side. You should have 11 stitches left on each “front” and 12 stitches along the “neck” for a total of 34 stitches.

Hood

Where still attached from “left panel”.

Row 1: Ch-1, turn, hdc in 11 sts. Hdc2tog (using the last two sewn sts from shoulder seam). Hdc in 12 “neck” sts, hdc2tog (using the last two sewn sts from shoulder steam). Hdc in last 11 sts. (36)

Rows 2 – 19: Ch-1, turn, hdc in each st to end. (36)

Mark two centermost stitches. Move markers up each row or just line up decreases by eye.

Rows 20 – 24: Ch-1, turn, hdc in each st to marker. Hdc2tog, hdc in each st to end. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing. Fold right sides together and sew the top of hood using Mattress Stitch.


Edging

Attach yarn in bottom right corner.

Row 1: Ch-1, hdc in each row end up to hood, hdc in peak of hood and down the other side, making sure to place one hdc per row end. (141)

Row 2: Ch-1, turn, hdc in first st. * bphdc around next st, fphdc around next st * repeat between * * around. Bphdc around second to last st, hdc in last. (141)

Row 3: Ch-1, turn, hdc in first st. * fphdc around next st, bphdc around next * repeat between * * around. Fphdc around second to last st, hdc in last. (141)

Row 4: repeat row 2 (and if desired, add additional edging rows in multiples of two)

Row 5: Ch-1, turn, sc in each st to end. Do not fasten off. (141)

Bottom edge: Turn work clockwise. 3sc in corner st, sc in each row end/st around entire bottom. 3sc in last /corner st. Fasten off with invisible join.

 

Sleeves

Looking at the inside, attach yarn in bottom of armhole.

Row 1: Ch-1, hdc 28x evenly around opening. Join to top of first hdc with sl st. (28)

Rows 2 – 9: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in each st around. Join to top of first st with sl st. (28)

Row 10: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in all but last 2 sts, hdc2tog. Join to top of first st with sl st. (27)

Rows 11 – 12: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in each st around. Join to top of first st with sl st. (27)

Row 13: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in all but last 2 sts, hdc2tog. Join to top of first st with sl st. (26)

Rows 14 & 15: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in each st around. Join to top of first st with sl st. (26)

Row 16: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in all but last 2 sts, hdc2tog. Join to top of first st with sl st. (25)

Rows 17 & 18: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in each st around. Join to top of first st with sl st. (25)

Row 19: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in all but last 2 sts, hdc2tog. Join to top of first st with sl st. (24)

Rows 20 & 21: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in each st around. Join to top of first st with sl st. (24)

Row 22: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in all but last 2 sts, hdc2tog. Join to top of first st with sl st. (23)

Rows 23 – 25: Ch-1, turn. Hdc in each st around. Join to top of first st with sl st. (23)

Row 26: Ch-1, turn. * fphdc around first st, bphdc around next * repeat between * * around. Fphdc around last, join to top of first fphdc with sl st. (23)

Row 27: Ch-1, turn. * bphdc around first st, fphdc around next * repeat between * * around. Bphdc around last, join to top of first bphdc with sl st. (23)

Rows 28 – 29: Repeat rows 26 & 27

Row 30: Ch-1, turn, sc in each st around. Join with Invisible Join.

 

Pockets

Make two.

Row 1: Ch-12, hdc in second ch from hook and in each across (11)

Rows 2 – 8: Ch-1, turn, hdc in each st across. (11)

Row 9: Ch-1, turn, hdc in first st. * fphdc in next, bphdc in next * repeat between * * 3 more times, fphdc in next, hdc in last. (11)

Row 10: Ch-1, hdc in first st, * bphdc around next, fphdc around next * repeat between * * 3 more times times, bphdc in next, hdc in last. (11)

Row 11: Ch-1, sc in each st across. (11)

Rotate and sc in same st as last sc. Sc down row ends to corner. 3sc in corner. Sc across bottom edge. 3sc in corner. Sc up row ends. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing. Place bottom edge of pocket 12 rows up from bottom hem and 3 sts in (not including the edging sts). Sew into place. Repeat on other side.

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