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Free Baby Crochet Pattern
Preemie Dress and Hat


USA Format


Abbreviations

WS.     Wrong Side

RS.      Right Side

ch.      Chain

sc.      Single Crochet

hdc.    Half Double Crochet

dc.       Double Crochet

rpt.      Repeat

sl st.    Slip Stitch

Inc.      Increase

DNT.    Do Not Turn


Base of ch. Work in first stitch


ch3 counts as first dc


ch2 counts as first hdc


Size to fit approx:- 12” chest premature baby or 16” in length doll


Dress:- Finished length from shoulder approx 10.5”


Materials

110 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in white (001) Main


20 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in primrose (003) contrast


OR

3.90oz of Worsted Weight #3 Yarn in Main Color

0.70oz of Worsted Weight #3 Yarn in Contrast Color


4.00mm crochet hook

1mtr 6mm ribbon


GAUGE - 5hdc and 4 rows measures approx 1 inch over yoke  


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Dress Worked in one piece starting with yoke - With 4.00mm hook and main color yarn ch41, (WS) 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each of next 4ch's, 3sc in next ch, 1sc in each of next 6ch's, 3sc in next ch, 1sc in each of next 14ch's, 3sc in next ch, 1sc in each of next 6ch's, 3sc in next ch, 1sc in each of next 5ch's. Turn. (48sc)


Row 2 - ch2, 1hdc in each of next 5sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 8sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 16sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 8sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 6sc. Turn. (55hdc + ch2)


Row 3 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 6hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc

in each of next 10hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 18hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 10hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 6hdc, 1sc in top

of ch2. Turn. (64sc)

 

Row 4 - ch2, 1hdc in each of next 7sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 12sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 20sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 12sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 8sc. Turn. (71hdc + ch2)


Row 5 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 8hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc

in each of next 14hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 22hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 14hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 8hdc, 1sc in top

of ch2. Turn. (80sc)


Row 6 - ch2, 1hdc in each of next 9sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 16sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 24sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 16sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 10sc. Turn. (87hdc + ch2)


Row 7 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 10hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 18hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 26hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 18hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 10hdc, 1sc in top of ch2. Turn. (96sc)


Row 8 - ch2, 1hdc in each of next 11sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 20sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 28sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 20sc, 3hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 12sc. Turn. (103hdc + ch2)


Row 9 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 12hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 22hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 30hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 22hdc, 3sc in next hdc, 1sc in each of next 12hdc, 1sc in top of ch2. Turn. (112sc)


Row 10 - (Divide for armholes) ch2, 1hdc in each of next 13sc, 2hdc in next sc, skip 24sc, (armhole) 2hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 32sc, 2hdc in next sc, skip 24sc, (armhole) 2hdc in next sc, 1hdc in each of next 14sc. Turn.

(67hdc + ch2)


Row 11 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each hdc to end, 1sc in top of ch2. Turn. (68sc)


Commence Skirt - (RS) ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1sc, 5dc in next sc, skip 1sc, 1sc in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last 3sc, skip 1sc, 5dc in next sc, 1sc in last sc. Turn. (17, 5dc groups)


Pattern Row 1 - ch5, * skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc group, ch2, skip 2dc, 1dc in next sc, ch2, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.    


Pattern Row 2 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip ch2 space, 5dc in next sc, skip ch2 space, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to ch5, 1sc in 3rd of ch5. Turn.


Pattern Rows 1 & 2 form the pattern, rpt rows until eleven 5dc group rows have been worked in all working 3sc in 3rd of 5ch on last row instead of 1sc, work should measure approx 10.5 Inches from shoulder. DNT.


Back Edging - With RS facing work 39sc evenly in row ends up first back edge, 3sc in corner, working along cast on edge work 1sc in each of the starting ch around neck, 3sc in corner, work 39sc evenly in row ends down second back edge. Turn.


Second Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc up first back edge, around neck and down second back edge, working 3sc in corners. Fasten off.


Third Row - Join in contrast color yarn, ch1, 2sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to neck edge, work (1sc, 1sl st) in corner, sl st in each sc around neck edge to next corner, work (1sl st, 1sc) in corner, 1sc in each sc down back edge to next corner, 3sc in corner, working along bottom of dress, work 1sc in row end of back edging, sl st in next sc, * 1sc in each of next 2dc, 3sc in centre dc of 5dc group, 1sc in each of next 2dc, sl st in sc, rpt from * to * end, 1sc in row end of back edge, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.


Sleeves x 2 - With 4.00mm hook and RS facing, rejoin main color yarn to side of hdc where you divided at base of armhole, ch2, 1hdc in each of next 24sc, 1hdc

in side of hdc under arm on opposite side of sleeve, sl st to top of ch2 on beginning of row. Turn. (25hdc + ch2)


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each hdc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (26sc) Fasten off.


Next Row - Join in contrast color yarn, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

 

Finishing - Close small gaps under arms, weave in any loose ends of yarn, thread contrast color ribbon through alternate hdc's on last row of yoke and tie in

a bow on the back of the dress, attach decorative buttons on front of yoke.


Hat - Worked in rounds without turning to brim

With 4.00mm hook and main color yarn ch4, join to first ch with a sl st to form a ring, ch3, (RS) work 12dc in ring, join with sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (12dc + ch3)

 

2nd Row - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 2dc in each of next 12dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (25dc + ch3)

 

3rd Row - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.

(38dc + ch3)

 

4th Row - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (51dc + ch3).

 

5th - 11th Rows - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn after 11th Row.


Brim - Working in back loop of stitch only ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 3dc, skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (13, 5dc groups)


Row 2 - Work through both loops of stitch from now on, ch5, * skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc group, ch2, skip 2dc, 1dc in next sc, ch2, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc group, skip 2dc, 1sc in centre dc of 5dc group, ch2, sl st to 3rd of 5ch on beginning of row. Turn.    


Row 3 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip ch2 space, 5dc in next sc, skip ch2 space, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, work 5dc in last sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.


Rpt Rows 2 & 3 once or until brim measures approx 2 Inches. Fasten off.


With RS facing join in contrast color yarn to first sc with a sl st, work * 1sc in each of next 2dc, 3sc in centre dc of 5dc group, 1sc in each of next 2dc, sl st in sc, rpt from * to * end, sl st to sl st on beginning of row. Fasten off.


Rejoin contrast color yarn to loose loops on bottom of brim, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each loose loop to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.


Finishing - Sew in and tie off loose ends of yarn, with contrast color ribbon make a bow on the front of the hat.


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a preemie dress and hat.

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