Doreen Baby Set #206

A Doreen Baby Book #92

1943

REQUIREMENTS:

YARN: 4-ounces of 3-ply BABY YARN

CROCHET HOOK: Bone #3

RIBBON: For trimming.

Starting at the neck edge. Chain 85 sts; 1 d c in 3rd st from hook and in each remaining chain. (83 sts and the first chain-make 84 sts in all) Ch 3, turn.

2nd row: Make * 1 d c in next 2 sts; 2 d c in next st; repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn.

3rd row: Make 1 d c in each stitch across row. Ch 3, turn.

4th row: Make * 1 d c in next 3 sts; 2 d c in next st; repeat from * across row. Ch 3, turn.

5th row: Make 1 d c in each stitch across row.

6th row: Make * 1 d c in next 6 sts; 2 d c in next st; repeat from * across row. Ch 3, turn.

7th row: Make 1 d c in each st across row.

8th row: Make * 1 d c in next 7 sts; 2 d c in next st; repeat from * across row. Ch 3, turn.

9th row: Make 1 d c in each st across row. (170 sts across row).

FOUNDATION ROW; Chain 3, turn, * skip 1 st; 2 d c in next st, ch 2, 2 d c in next st; skip next st; 1 d c in next st; repeat from * across row, ending with d c in last st.

SEPARATION: Chain 3 sts * over chain 2 space an row below, make 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c; 1 d c around front of post of d c on row below; repeat from * 4 times more, (5 shells for front); skip next 7 shells and the d c right after it; repeat between *'s 10 times. (10 shells for back); skip next 7 shells and the d c following it; repeat between *'s 5 times, (5 shells for 2nd front); end row with d c in top of chain. Chain 3 sts, turn.

ROW 1: * 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, over ch 2 space on row below; 1 d c around back of post of d c on row below, repeat from * across row, end with d c in top of ch, chain 3 and turn.

ROW 2: * 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, over ch 2 space of row below; 1 d c around front of post of d c on row below, repeat from * across row, end with d c in top of ch. Chain 3, turn.

ROW 3: * 3 d c, ch 2, 3 d c, over ch 2 space on row below; 1 d c around back of post of d c on row below; repeat from * across row, end with d c in top of chain, chain 3, turn.

ROW 4: Do as row 3, only make the d c around the front of post of d c on row below.

ROW 5: Do as row 3, only make the d c around the back of post of d c on row below.

ROW 6: Do as row 3, only make the d c around the front of post of d c on row below, chain 3, turn.

ROW 7: * 4 d c, ch 2, 4 d c, over ch 2 space of row below; 1 d c around back of post of d c on row below, repeat from * across row; ending with d c in top of chain, chain 3, turn.

ROW 8: Do as row 7, only make the d c around the front of post of d c on row below.

ROW 9: Do as row 7, only make the d c around the back of post of d c on row below.

ROW 10: Do as row 7, only make the d c around the front of post of d c on row below.

ROW 11: * 4 d c, ch 3, 4 d c, over chain 2 space of row below; 1 d c around back of post of d c on row below; repeat from * across, ending with d c in top of chain, chain 3, turn.

ROW 12: * 4 d c, ch 3, 4 d c, over ch 3 space of row below; 1 d c around front of post of d c on row below; repeat from * across, ending with d c in top of chain, chain 3, turn.

ROW 13: Do as row 12, only make the d c around the back of post of d c on row below.

ROW 14: Do as row 12, only make the d c around the front of post of d c on row below. Break yarn.

SLEEVES: From the right side of the work tie yarn at the underarm.

ROW 1: * Make 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, over chain 2 space on row below, 1 d c around front of post of d c on row below, repeat from * around. (8 shells). Join with a slip st to top of ch 4 at the beginning. Chain 4, turn.

ROW 2: * Make 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, over ch 2 space on row below; 1 d c around back of post of d c on row below, repeat from * around, join with a slip st to top of chain.

Repeat these 2 rows for 5 inches. Break yarn.

MAKE THE OTHER SLEEVE THE SAME WAY.

BEADING AT THE NECK EDGE: Tie yarn at the corner, chain 4 sts, * skip 1 st, 1 d c in next st, ch 1, repeat from * around neck edge. Break yarn.

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, stitch for stitch for 8 more rows.

Chain 26 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. (53 sts)

Work around in s c for 8 more rows. Break yarn.

Top Part: Tie yarn at the 12th st of chain at the back part of bootie. Chain 4 sts, * skip 1 st, 2 d c in next st, ch 2, 2 d c in next st; skip 1 st, 1 d c in next st, repeat from * around (7 patterns). Join with a slip st.

ROW 1: Chain 4 sts, turn, * 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, over ch 2 space on row below; 1 d c around the back of post of d c on row below, repeat from * around. Join with a slip st.

ROW 2: Chain 4 sts, turn, * 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, over ch 2 space on row below, 1 d c around the front of post of d c on row below, repeat from * around. Join with a slip st.

Repeat row 1 and 2 until you have 7 rows in all. Break yarn. MAKE ANOTHER BOOTIE THE SAME WAY.

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. Having 1 more st between each increase, keep increasing 6 sts on a round until you have 12 sts between each increases. (84 sts) Chain 1, turn and work in s c over 70 sts: Chain 4 sts, * 2 d c in next st, ch 2, 2 d c in next st, skip 1, 1 d c in next st, skip 1, repeat from * across 70 sts. (13 shells) end with d c in st.

ROW 1: Chain 4 sts, turn, * 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c; over ch 2 space on row below; 1 d c around the back of post of d c on row below, repeat from * across row.

ROW 2: Chain 4 sts, * 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, over ch 2 space on row below, 1 d c around the front of post of d c on row below, repeat from * across row. Repeat row 1 and 2 until the piece measures 4 inches from the edge of the s c. Break yam.

NECK BAND: Working along side front edge, work 2 s c over each chain; 1 s c in each st of back section; 2 s c over each chain to edge of front. Chain 1, turn; 1 s c in each st. Do 3 more rows of s c. Break yarn. Trim with ribbon.

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