Baby Set No. 203

Doreen Baby Book No. 92

1945

REQUIREMENTS:

YARN: 5-ounces of 3-ply Baby Yarn.

CROCHET HOOK: #4 Bone.

Ribbon for Trimming.

Starting at the neck, make a chain of 77 sts; 1 s c in 2nd ch from hook and 1 s c in next 12 sts (front); 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 11 sts (sleeve); 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 24 sts (back); 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 11 sts (sleeve); 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in last 13 sts (front) ch 1 and turn.

2nd ROW: 1 s c in next 14 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 13 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 26 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 13 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in last 14 sts. Chain 1 and turn.

3rd ROW: 1 s c in next 15 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 15 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 28 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 15 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in last 15 sts.

Continue in the above manner, increase at each of the 4 corners, by putting 3 s c into the middle st of the group of 3 on the row below.

NOTE; You will have 1 more st each time on the fronts and 2 sts more in the sleeves and back.

Work until the yoke has this for the LAST ROW: 1 s c in next 28 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 41 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 54 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in next 41 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in last 28 sts.

Now you are going to join the front with the back as follows: Make 1 s c in next 30 sts; skip the sts of the sleeve; 1 s c into the center of the 3 s c on row below; 1 s c in next 57 sts; skip sleeve sts; 1 s c in center of 3 s c of row below; 1 s e in last 29 sts. (118 sts).

PATTERN: Chain 4 sts; * skip 1 st; 1 d c in next 3 sts; 1 d c back into skipped st; repeat from * across row, end with d c in last st.

ROW 2; Chain 4 sts; skip 2 sts; * 1 d c in next 3 sts; 1 d c back into skipped st, skip next st, repeat from * across row, end with 1 d c in top of turning chain. Repeat Row 2 until the piece measures 6 inches from the underarm.

Continue now to finish around the edge of the sweater. Work s c along the front edge (keeping the work flat) up to the corner of neck edge.

BEADING ROW: Chain 5 sts; * skip 1 st; 1 treble crochet in next st; repeat from * around neck edge; 1 row of s c along 2nd front edge; 1 s c in each st around the bottom. Break yarn.

SLEEVES: Tie yarn at the underarm and work in the pattern stitch as on the sweater for 5 1/2 inches, from underarm. Break yarn and sew up sleeve. Make the other sleeve the same way.

BOOTIES: Instep and Sole: Chain 10 sts, turn, 1 s c in 2nd st from hook and in each of next 8 sts. Chain 1, turn. Work in s c, st for st for 8 more rows. Chain 24 sts, join with a slip st to corner, 9 s c along side of instep; 9 s c across toe; 9 s c along 2nd side of instep; 1 s c in each chain (51 sts). Work around in s c for 8 more rows. Break yarn. Make another piece the same way.

Top Part: Tie yarn at the 12th st of the chain at the back and work in the PATTERN STITCH as on the sweater for 2 1/2 inches. (8 groups around). Break yarn, leaving enough to sew up the back of bootie. Sew sole. Trim with ribbon.

BONNET: Starting at the center back: Chain 3 sts, join with a slip st to form a ring. Make 6 s c into ring.

2nd ROUND: 2 s c in each st.

3rd ROUND: (Mark the beginning of the round with a colored thread.) 1 s c in next st, 2 s c in next st, repeat around once.

4th ROUND: 1 s c in next 2 sts; 2 s c in next st; repeat around once.

Keep increasing 6 sts on a round, having 1 more stitch between each increase until you have 12 sts between each increase. (84 sts). Chain 1, turn and work in s c over 70 sts; Chain 4, turn and work in the PATTERN STITCH (17 groups) for 3 1/2 to 4 inches. Work 1 s c in each st across front.

NECK BAND: Tie yarn at corner, s c along neck edge, placing 2 sts on each row across front piece, 1 s c in each st across back section, 2 s c on each row on 2nd front piece. Chain 1, turn and work in s c for 3 more rows. Break yarn.

Bottle Cover

REQUIREMENTS:

YARN: 1-ounce 3-ply Baby Yarn.

CROCHET HOOK: #4 Bone.

Starting at the center bottom: Chain 3 sts; join with a slip st to form a ring. Make 6 s c into ring.

2nd ROUND: 2 s c in each stitch around.

3rd ROUND: (Mark the beginning of round with a colored thread) 1 s c in next st, 2 s c in next st, repeat around once.

4th ROUND: 1 s c in next 2 sts; 2 s c in next st; repeat around once.

Having 1 more st between each increase, keep increasing 6 sts on a round until you have 7 sts between each increase. (54 sts). Slip st in next st; work 1 round of s c picking up the back thread.

PATTERN: Chain 4 sts, * skip 1 st; 1 d c in next 3 sts; 1 d c back into the skipped st, repeat from * around, end with d c in the last st.

ROW 2; Chain 4 sts, turn, skip 2 sts, * 1 d c in next 3 sts; 1 d c back into skipped st; skip next st, repeat from * around, ending with d c in top of chain. Repeat Row 2 for 7 inches or until it measures to neck of bottle. Break yarn. Sew seams and trim with ribbon.