"Abigail" baby sweater  copyright 2003 Auntie M


G hook, baby weight yarn 
2 buttons 
ribbon roses (optional) 

Bodice 
Row 1   Ch 38,  hdc in 2nd ch from hook, and each across.  
 ch 2, turn. (counts as 1st hdc in next row 
   

Row 2:     1  hdc in next 5 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 6 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 10 sts, 3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 6 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 6 sts to end.     ch 2, turn.   

Row 3:  1  hdc in next 6 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 8 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 12 sts, 3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 8 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 7 sts to end.     ch 2, turn.   

Row 4:  1  hdc in next 7 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 10 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 14 sts, 3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 10 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 8 sts to end.     ch 2, turn.   

Row 5:  1  hdc in next 8 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 12 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 16 sts, 3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 12 sts,  3 hdc in next st (corner made) 
    1 hdc in next 9 sts to end.     ch 2, turn.  (70  
stitches.) 

Row 6: (armholes) 1 hdc in next 10 stitches (to middle stitch of 3 hdc group)  ch 6, skip sts in between to next  orner.  Hdc in middle stitch of 3 hdc group and across to next corner.   Ch 6, skip sts in between to last corner,  1 hdc across to end  

Row 7:  hdc in and each hdc and ch across.  
  

Pattern row 

Row 8:  Ch 1, sc in 1st 2 sc. * Ch 3, skip 2 sc, sc in  
next 3 stitches.* Repeat from * to. Ch 3, skip 3 sc, 2sc  
in last two stitches  Ch 1 turn 

Row 9: Ch 1. Sc in first sc.  Skip next sc. 5dc in ch 3  
space. *Skip next sc, sc in next sc, skip next sc, 5 dc in  
next ch 3 space * Repeat from * to * end.  1 sc in last sc  
(8 shells)  

Row 10 Ch 3 (counts as 1 hdc ch 1) Skip next dc, sc in  
next three dc, * ch 3. Skip next dc, next sc and next dc,  
1 sc in next 3 dc.* Repeat from * to * to last shell in  
prior row. Ch 1 and hdc in last sc.  (10 shells) Turn  

Row 11 Ch 3 (counts as dc) 2 dc in 1st ch 1 space. *Skip 1  
sc, sc in next sc, skip last sc, 5 dc in next ch 3 space*  
Repeat from * to end. Skip 1 sc, sc in next sc skip last  
sc, 2 dc in last space and 1 dc in in 2nd chain at end of  
previous row.  (9 shells and 2 half shells) Turn  

Row 12 Ch 1. 1 sc in first 2 dc.* Ch 3. Skip next dc,  
next sc and next dc (next three spaces). Sc in next three  
dc. * Repeat from * to * end. Ch 3, skip next three  
stitches and 1 sc in each of last two stitches. Turn  
    
Rows 13 to 16 (Repeat Row 9 through 12 once )   

Row 17.  Ch 1 turn.  Sc in each stitch across.  Do not  
fasten off. 

Trim.  Working up front to first stitch in neck sc in each  
sc and hdc, 2 sc in each dc on front.    3 sc in first  
neck stitch (now known as ch 3 group in neck edge.)   Sc  
in each stitch around neck ending with three sc in last  
neck stitch.  Working down opposite front, sc   in each sc  
and hdc, 2 sc in each double crochet.  Sl to join with  
first sc on bottom edge.  Fasten off. 

Button edge.  With right side facing, join with sc in 1st  
sc made in first row of bodice.  Sc in next two sc.  Ch 2  
skip next sc. Sc in next three sc.  Ch 2, skip next sc.  3  
sc in center of ch 3 group in neck edge.  Sc around neck  
to opposite ch 3 group of neck edge.  3 sc in center of ch  
3 group. Sc in next 8 stitches and fasten off. 

Arms:  

Round 1:  With right side facing.  Join with sl stitch in  
any middle stitch at bottom of armhole.  Ch1, sc in same  
stitch as join and in next stitch.  Ch 3, skip two  
stitches, sc in next three stitches around.  At end you  
will skip last three stitches and join to beginning sc.  

Round 2:  Ch 1, Sc in same stitch. Skip next sc.  5 dc in  
ch 3 space, sc in middle stitch of next 3 sc group around.  
  Join with sl st in first sc.  

Round 3: Ch 3.  *Skip next sc and next dc.  Sc in next  
three dc, skip next dc.*  Repeat around to last Dc group.  
 Skip last dc, ch 1, join with sl st in second ch of  
beginning ch 3.   

Round 4:  Ch 3, 3 dc in next ch space.  5 dc in ch 3  
space, sc in middle stitch of next ch  3 group around to  
end. 1DC in last ch 1 sp. Sl st to join in top of  
beginning ch 3.  

Round 5:  Ch 1, sc in same stitch and next 2 dc.  Ch 3,  
*skip to middle 3 dc of next group, sc in each of middle  
three dc, ch 3* repeat from * to *.  Sl st to join in  
first sc.   

Rounds 6 to 9:   Repeat 2 through 5. Fasten off.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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