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Matinee Coat Set


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Abbreviations


WS.      Wrong Side

RS.       Right Side

sc.        Single Crochet

hdc.      Half Double Crochet

dc.        Double Crochet

rpt.       Repeat

sl st.     Slip Stitch

yo.        Yarn Over


Dec.  Decrease

Pull up loop from next 2sc,

yo and pull through all loops.


Group.  (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in same stitch


Base of ch. Work in first stitch


ch3 counts as first dc


Size to fit approx:-16 Inch Chest, 0-3 month baby


Matinee Coat: Finished length from shoulder approx 10.5 Inches
Sleeve length from under arm to cuff 5 Inches


Materials

130 grams of King Cole big value DK in color 1

35 grams of King Cole big value DK in color 2


OR

4.60oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 1

1.25oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 2

4.00mm Crochet Hook, 3 Small buttons


GAUGE - 4dc & 2.5 rows of dc's measures approx 1 Inch


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Matinee Coat Worked in one piece starting with the yoke -


Using 4.00mm hook and color 1 ch55, (RS) 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end. Fasten off. Turn. (52dc + ch3)


Row Two - (Inc Row) Join in color 2, ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and ch3, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in last dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (65dc + ch3)


Row Three - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.


Row Four - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to last 3dc and ch3, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (81dc + ch3)


Row Five - as Row Three.


Row Six - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc and ch3, 2dc in dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (108dc + ch3)


Row Seven - as Row Three. Fasten off.


Row Eight - (Inc Row) Join in color 1 and work as Row 6. (144dc + ch3)


Row Nine - (Divide for Armholes) ch3, 1dc in each of next 22dc, skip 26dc, (armhole) 1dc in each of next 47dc, skip 26dc, (armhole) 1dc in each of next 22dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (92dc + ch3)


Commence with Skirt - ch3, skip 1dc, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) (group) in next dc, * ch3, 1sc in 3rd ch from hook (picot made), skip 3dc, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc and ch3, skip 1dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (23 groups)


Pattern Row - ch3, 1 group in ch1 space of next group, * ch3, 1sc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 group in ch1 space of next group, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.


Rpt Pattern Row until 12 group rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 10.5 inches from shoulder. Fasten off.


Sleeves - With RS facing join yarn to side of dc underarm, ch3, 1dc in each of next 26dc around armhole, 1dc in side of dc on opposite side of sleeve, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.


Row 2 - ch3, skip 1dc, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next dc, * ch3, 1sc in 3rd ch from hook, skip 3dc, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, skip 1dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (7 groups)


Row 3 - ch3, 1 group in ch1 space of next group, * ch3, 1sc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 group in ch1 space of next group, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3 at beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt Row 3 until 10 group rows have been worked in all or underarm seam measures approx 5 inches. Fasten off.


Button/Buttonhole Bands

With RS facing, join color 2 to lower edge of right hand side of front edge, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 43sc evenly up front edge to corner. Turn.


Buttonhole Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in next 6sc * rpt from * to * once, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in remaining sc. Fasten off. Turn. (3 Buttonholes made)


Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work one more row of 1sc in each sc and ch2 space to end. Fasten off.


Button Band - Working from neck downwards, join color 2 to second front edge, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 43sc evenly down front to corner. Turn.


Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work two more rows of 1sc in each sc to end. Fasten off.


Beanie - (Made in rounds without turning throughout) With color 1, ch6 and join with a sl st to form a ring, ch3, work 13dc in ring, join with sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.


Second Row - ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 2dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (27dc + ch3)


Third Row - ch3, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 2dc in dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (41dc + ch3)


Fourth Row - ch3, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 2dc in dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (55dc + ch3)


Fifth Row - ch3, 1dc in each of next 6dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 7dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 2dc in dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (62dc + ch3)


Sixth Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.


Seventh Row - Same as Sixth Row. Fasten off.


Eighth to Tenth Rows - Join in color 2 and rpt Sixth Row. Fasten off.


Rows 11 & 12 - Join in color 1, work rows same as Row 6. Fasten off.


Boots x 2 - With color 1 ch24 loosely, sl st to first ch to make a ring (RS) ch3, 1dc in each ch to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row (23dc + ch3). Fasten off. Turn.


Instep - Skip 8dc join color 2 to 9th dc, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 7dc. Turn. (8sc).


Next row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 7sc. Turn. Rpt last row until 8 rows in all have been worked. Fasten off.


Shape Sole - With WS facing return to back seam where you casted off at ankle, (—––– see picture below)








Join in color 1, ch3, 1dc in next 7dc along first half of ankle, 8dc evenly in row ends along first side of instep, 1dc in each of next 8sc along toe, 8dc evenly in row ends along second side of instep, 1dc in each of next 8dc along second half of ankle, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (39dc + ch3)


2nd Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.


3rd Row - Working in front loop only, # ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (40sc)


4th Row (Dec Row) - Working through both loops from now on, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, dec 1sc (see abbrev) over next 2sc, 1sc in each of the next 15sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, (twice), 1sc in next 15sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in last sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.


5th Row - Rpt 3rd Row from #. (36sc)


6th Row (Dec Row) - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in each of the next 13sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, (twice), 1sc in next 13sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in last sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.


7th Row - Rpt 3rd Row from #. (32sc)


8th Row (Dec Row) - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, dec 1sc over next 2sc, (twice) 1sc in each of the next 7sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, (four times), 1sc in next 7sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, (twice) 1sc in last sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. (24sc). Fasten off leaving length of yarn to close open gap with.


Top - Working along cast on edge and with WS facing, join color 1 to back seam, ch3, skip 1dc, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next dc, * ch3, 1sc in 3rd ch from hook, skip 3dc, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, skip 1dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (6 groups)


Next Row - ch3, 1 group in ch1 space of next group, * ch3, 1sc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 group in ch1 space of next group, * rpt from * to * to end,

sl st to top of ch3 at beginning of row. Fasten off.


Rosebud x 4 - With color 1 ch15, work 2hdc in 3rd ch from hook, skip ch1, 3hdc in next ch, (twice), skip ch1, 3dc in next ch, (three times), skip ch1, sl st in last ch. Fasten off.


Roll from hdc to dc's to make Rosebud shape, secure at the back with loose ends of yarn.


Finishing

Coat - Close small gaps under arm, weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn, sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes, attach a rosebud to yoke.


Beanie - Weave in and trim off loose ends of yarn, attach a rosebud to color 2 stripe.


Boots - Over sew with needle and yarn the gap on the sole of the boot. weave in all ends and trim. Turn through to RS, attach 1 rosebud to front of each boot.


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a matinee coat set.

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