Pink & White 4 Piece Baby Set

Star Beginners Manual

American Thread Company

1955

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "DAWN" or "CLOVERLEAF" NYLON or

"DAWN" BABY YARN or "DAWN" INFANTS WOOL

6 ozs. Baby Pink

1 oz. White or colors of your choice

3 1/2 yds. narrow ribbon.

2 yds. 1 inch ribbon

Plastic crochet hook size E same as size 1 or 2

SACQUE

Starting at neck with Pink ch 81, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row-1 sc in each of the next 15 s c (front), 3 s c in next s c, 1 s c in each of the next 8 s c (shoulder), 3 s c in next s c, 1 s c in each of the next 30 s c (back), 3 s c in next s c, 1 s c in each of the next 8 s c (shoulder)

3sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 15 s c (front), ch 1, turn.

3rd Row-1 s c in each of the next 16 s c, 3 s c in next s c, 1 s c in each of the next 10 s c, 3 s c in next s c, 1 s c in each of the next 32 s c, 3 s c in next s c, 1 s c in each of the next 10 s c, 3 s c in next s c, 1 s c in each of the next 16 s c, ch 1, turn.

4th Row-1 s c in each s c, ch 1, turn.

5th Row-Work 1 s c in each s c and 3 s c in center s c at each of the 4 increasing points, ch 1, turn.

Repeat the 4th and 5th rows 5 times, do not ch 1 at end of last row.

16th Row-Ch 2, skip 1 s c, 2 d c in next st, skip 1 s c, sl st in next s c, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, skip 1 s c, sl st in next s c (shell), repeat from * across row, ch 5, turn (71 shells).

17th Row-Right side, * s c in 1st d c of next shell, ch 1, d c in sl st between shells, ch 1, repeat from * across row, ending with d c in turning ch, turn.

18th Row-* Ch 2, 2 d c in same space, sl st in next d c, repeat from * across row ending with sl st in turning ch, ch 5, turn.

19th Row-* S c in 1st d c of next shell, ch 1, d c in sl st between shells, ch 1, repeat from * 11 times, ch 4 more for underarm, skip 12 shells for sleeve, s c in 1 st d c of next shell, * ch 1, d c in sl st between shells, ch 1, s c in

1st d c of next shell, repeat from * 21 times, ch 1, d c between shells, ch 5 for underarm, skip 12 shells for other sleeve, s c in 1st d c of next shell, * ch 1, d c in sl st between shells, ch 1, s c in 1 st d c of next shell, repeat from * 10 times, ch 1, d c in turning ch, turn.

20th Row-Repeat 1 8th row working 2 shells on underarm ch.

21st Row-Repeat 17th row.

Repeat last 2 rows until Sacque measures 8 inches from neck edge ending with shell row, cut yarn.

SLEEVE-With right side facing you, attach Pink between shells at underarm, s c in some space, ch 1, d c in base of next shell, ch 1, s c in base of next shell, ch 1, d c in sl st between shells of 19th row and 1st shell of sleeve, * ch 1, s c in 1 st d c of next shell, ch 1, d c in sl st between shells, repeat from * 11 times, ch 1, s c in 1st d c of next shell, ch 1, join in 1 st s c, turn.

2nd Row-* Ch 2, 2 d c in some space, sl st in next d c (shell), repeat from * 12 times, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, sl st in base of 1st shell, ch 4, turn (14 shells around sleeve).

3rd Row-* S c in 1 st d c of next shell, ch 1, d c in sl st between shells, ch 1, repeat from * 12 times, s c in 1 st d c of next shell, ch 1, join in turning ch, turn.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows until sleeve measures 4 inches from underarm ending with 2nd row, do not ch 4 at end of lost row.

Next Row-Ch 1, s c in some space, * s c in 2nd d c of next shell, s c in sl st between shells, repeat from * 12 times, s c in 2nd d c of next shell, join in 1 st s c, ch 1 to turn all rows. Work 3 more rows in s c, working 1 s c in each s c, cut yarn.

Work other sleeve in same manner.

BEADING-With right side toward you, attach Pink at top of neck and working around neck only, ch 3, skip 1 st, s d c in next st (s d c: yarn over hook, insert in st, pull through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time), * ch 1, skip 1 st, s d c in next st, repeat from * around neck, cut yarn.

EDGING-With right side toward you, attach White at neck edge and working around neck, * ch 3, d c in some space, skip 1 mesh, s c in next mesh (shell pattern), repeat from * around neck, then work in shell pattern down front, across lower edge and up other front skipping the length of a d c between shells, cut yarn.

Work in shell pattern around lower edge of each sleeve.

Press under a damp cloth. Lace ribbon through beading.

CAP

With Pink ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 8 s c in ring, do not join this or the following rounds. Place a marker at beginning of each round.

2nd Round-2 s c in each s c.

3rd Round-Working in s c, increase in every other st, then work 1 round even.

5th Round-Increase in every other st.

6th Round-Increase in every 3rd s c. Work 1 round even.

8th Round-Same as 6th round. Work 2 rounds even.

11th Round-Increase in every 4th st. Work 1 round even, turn.

13th Round-* Ch 2, 2 d c in same space, skip 1 s c, sl st in next s c, ch 2, 2 d c in some space, skip 2 s c, sl st in next s c, repeat from * 14 times, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, skip 1 s c, sl st in next s c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, skip 2 s c, sl st in base of 1st shell, ch 5, turn.

14th Round. RIGHT SIDE-* S c in 1 st d c of next shell, ch 1, d c in sl st between shells, ch 1, repeat from * 30 times, s c in 1 st d c of next shell, ch 1, join in turning ch, turn.

15th Round-* Ch 2, 2 d c in some space, sl st in next d c, repeat from ':' all around working lost sl st in base of 1st shell, ch 5, turn.

16th Row--* S c in Ut d c of next shell, ch 1, d c in sl st between shells, ch 1, repeat from * 28 times, turn, leaving 3 shells free for bock of neck, turn.

17th Row-Repeat 18th row of Sacque.

Repeat 17th and 18th rows of Sacque 7 times, do not ch 5 at end of last row.

32nd Row-Ch 3, * 1 s c in each of the next 2 d c of shell, d c in sl st between shells, 1 s c in each of the next 2 d c, skip the next sl st between shells, repeat from * across row, ch 1, turn.

Next Row-Working in back loop of sts only, work 1 s c in each st across row for turn back, ch 1, turn.

Next 2 Rows-Working through both loops of sts, 1 s c in each s c across each row, ch 1, turn.

Next Row-2 sc in 1st sc, 1 sc in each s c across row working 2 s c in last s c, ch 1, turn.

Repeat last 3 rows twice, cut yarn.

With wrong side toward you, attach Pink in 1st row after turnback and work 44 s c across lower edge to same space at opposite side, sl st in next st, turn. Work 1 s c in each s c, cut yarn.

With right side of turnback toward you, with White work a row of shell st pattern along front and side edges of turnback, cut yarn. Trim with ribbon bows and ties.

BOOTIES

SOLES-With Pink ch 1 8, 3 s d c in 3rd st from hook, 1 s d c in each of the next 1 4 sts of ch, 4 s d c in end ch, working on other side of ch, work 1 s d c in each of the next 14 sts, join.

2nd Row-Ch 2, 2 s d c in some space, 2 s d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 13 sts, 2 s d c in each of the next 5 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 13 sts, 2 s d c in last st, join.

3rd Row-Ch 2, s d c in same space, 2 s d c in each of the next 5 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 16 sts, 2 s d c in each of the next 7 sts, 1 s d c in each remaining st working 2 s d c in last st, join.

4th Row-Ch 2, 1 s d c in each s d c, join.

5th Row-Ch 1, working in back loop of sts only, 1 s c in each s d c. Without joining rows, working through both loops of sts, work 3 more rows of s c. Fold in half length-wise and mark center for toe.

9th Row-1 s c in each s c decreasing 3 sts evenly spaced around toe (to decrease: insert hook in next st, pull loop through, insert hook in next st, pull loop through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time), do not turn.

10th Row-1 s c in each s c to within 4 sts of center of toe, working in back loop of sts (instep), 1 s c in each of the next 9 s c, sl st in each of the next 2 sts working through both loops, ch 1, turn.

11th Row-Skip the 2 sl sts and working in bock loop of sts, 1 s c in each of the next 9 s c, working through both loops of sts, sl st in each of the next 2 sts on side of booties ch 1, turn.

Repeat last row 8 times.

20th Row-Skip the 2 sl sts, working in back loop of sts only, work 1 s c in each of the next 9 s c, sl st in some st on side of bootie, ch 3, turn.

Next Round. Start beading-Skip 1 s c, s d c in next s c, * ch 1, skip 1 s c, s d c in next s c, repeat from * all around, ch 1, join in 2nd st of ch, ch 1, turn.

21st Row-2 s c in each ch 1 mesh, join, ch 5, turn.

22nd Row. Right Side-* S c in next s c, ch 1, skip 2 s c, d c in next s c, ch 1, repeat from * all around ending with sl st in turning ch, turn.

Next Row-Repeat 15th row of Cap having 10 shells.

Repeat 14th, 15th and 14th rows of Cap once, cut yarn.

With right side toward you, with White work a row of shell pattern around top of bootie. Lace ribbon through beading. Work other bootie in some manner.

MITTENS

With Pink ch 35, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1, turn.

Next Row-1 s c in each s c, ch 1, turn. Repeat last row until work measures 2 1/4 inches from the beginning, ch 1, turn.

Next Row-1 s c in each of the next 17 s c, ch 1 to turn all rows.

Next 6 Rows-Working in s c, decrease 1 st at beginning and end of each row, cut yarn. Attach Pink at center and work other half to correspond, cut yarn.

BEADING-Attach Pink on opposite side of foundation ch, ch 4, d c in next st, * ch 1, skip next st, d c in next st, repeat from * across ch, ch 1, turn.

Next Row-Work 1 s c in each d c and 1 s c in each ch 1 space, turn.

Next 2 Rows-Repeat 16th and 17th rows of Sacque. With White work edge same as on Sacque. Fold mitten in half and sew side and top seam. Lace ribbon through beading. Work other mitten in some manner.

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