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Free Crochet Pattern
Short Jacket and Pants


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Abbreviations


WS.    Wrong Side

RS.     Right Side

ch.      Chain

sc.      Single Crochet

dc.      Double Crochet

rpt.     Repeat

sl st.   Slip Stitch


Group.  3dc in same stitch


Base of ch. Work in first stitch


ch3 counts as first dc


Size to fit approx:- 14 Inch Chest Newborn Baby

Jacket: Finished length from shoulder approx 5.5 Inches


Pants: Finished leg length from waist approx 8 Inches


Materials

50 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in colour 1

60 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in colour 2


OR

1.75oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 1

2.20oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 2

4.00mm crochet hook, 2 decorative buttons


GAUGE - 5dc and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 Inch


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Pants - With color 1, ch78 loosely, sl st to first ch to make a ring, (RS) ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each ch to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (78sc)


Row 2 and 3 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.


Row 4 - Join in color 2, ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, * skip 2sc, 3dc in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last 2sc, skip last 2sc, sl st to top of ch3. Turn. (26 groups)


Pattern Row - sl st to centre dc of 3dc group, ch3, 2dc in same dc, * skip 2dc, 3dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3. Turn.


Rpt Pattern Row 8 more times until 13 rows have been worked or work measures approx 5.5 inches from beginning. Turn.


Divide for Legs


First Leg - Work Pattern Row across the next 13 groups, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row to make a round. (13 groups) Turn leaving remaining 13 groups un-worked (will come back too for second leg)


Rpt Pattern Row twice more. Turn.


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (39sc)


Join in color 1 and work last row three more times. Fasten off.


Second Leg - Return to un-worked groups at division, rejoin color 2 to centre dc on first 3dc group, continue second leg same as first.


Return to waist and working along cast on edge with WS facing, Rejoin color 1 with a sl st, ch3, 1dc in each ch to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (77dc + ch3)


Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each dc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.


Chain Tie - With color 2 ch130. Fasten off.


Finishing - Close small gap on crotch, weave in all loose ends of yarn, thread chain tie through alternate dc's on waist, attach decorative button to each end.  


Jacket - Worked in one piece, starting with yoke, using color 2 ch55, (RS) 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in the next 6ch’s (front), 3dc in next ch, 1dc in next 8ch’s (shoulder), 3dc in next ch, 1dc in the next 17ch’s (back), 3dc in next ch, 1dc in the next 8ch’s. (shoulder), 3dc in next ch, 1dc in the next 8ch’s (front). Turn. (60dc + ch3)


2nd Row - (Inc Row) ch3, * 1dc in each dc to next 3dc group, 1dc in next dc, 3dc in centre dc of 3dc group, * rpt from * to * to last 3dc group, 1dc in next dc, 3dc in centre dc of 3dc group, 1dc in each dc to end, work 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (68dc + ch3)


3rd to 8th Row - rpt 2nd Row. Turn. (116dc + ch3)


9th Row - (Divide for Armholes) - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 15dc, 2sc in next dc, skip next 24dc, (armhole) 2sc in next dc, 1sc in each of next 16dc, 2sc in next dc, 1sc in each of next 16dc, 2sc into next dc, skip next 24dc, (armhole) 2sc in next dc, 1sc in each of next 15dc, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn. (74sc)


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


Next Row - Join in color 1, ch3, skip 1sc, 3dc in next sc, * skip 2sc, 3dc in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last 2sc, skip 1sc, 1dc in last sc. Turn. (24 groups)


Next Row - ch3, skip 1dc, * 3dc in next dc, skip 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.


Rpt last row once. Fasten off.


Front Border - Working on WS, rejoin color 1 to bottom of left hand side of front edge, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 22 more sc evenly in row ends to neck edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each of the starting ch around neck, 3sc in corner, 23sc evenly in row ends down second front edge. Turn.


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc up first front, around neck and down second front to end. Fasten off.


Finishing - Weave in any loose ends of yarn.


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a short jacket and pants.

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