Baby Girl Shell Sweater and Hat

  Copyright 2008 Peggy Su Besco

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Baby Girl Shell Sweater
(Newborn Size)

Materials needed:
   Caron Simply Soft yarn
   G Hook

NOTE: Turning chain may be ch 2 or ch 3
   Work in all loose ends
   Shell stitch 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc

Beginning at neck line, ch 54.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 2, turn. (53 sc)

Row 2: Skip first sc, 2 dc in next st, * sk 1 st, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * across, ending with 1 dc in last st, ch 2, turn. (26 v-sts)

Row 3: * Dc, ch 1, dc between 2 dc of previous row, repeat from * across, ending with dc in ch 2 space at end of row. Ch 2, turn. (26 v-sts with ch 1)

Row 4: *Shell in ch 1 space, repeat from * across row. End with dc in ch 2 space at end of row. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 5-6: Same as Row 4.

Row 7: (arm section) Place shell stitch in first ch 1 space of shell, shell stitch in next 3 shells, ch 3, skip 5 shells, shell stitch in next 8 shells, ch 3, skip 5 shells, shell stitch in last 4 shells, end with dc in ch 2 space at end of row. Ch 2, turn.

Row 8: Shell in each shell, shell in center st of ch 3 (underarm) shell in each shell to next ch 3 space, shell in center st of ch 3, shell in each shell, dc in top of last st.

Rows 9 16: Same as Row 8.

Row 17: Place *5 dc in first ch 1 space, sc between previous row of 2 shells, repeat from * across to end of row. DO NOT END OFF. Continue with edging.

EDGING: Turn sweater, working up side front, turn and place 2 sc in each end of row up side front of sweater, turn, place one sc in each st across neckline, turn and place 2 sc in each end of row down side front of sweater. Join, end off.

SLEEVES:

Rnd 1: Attach yarn with a sl st to back st of ch 2 of arm section. Ch 3, place dc, ch 1, 2 dc in same st, shell st into side dc of row 7, shell st into side dc on row 6, shell st in next 5 shells, shell st into side dc of row 6, shell st into side dc of row 7, join with a sl st to top of ch 3. Sl st to ch 1 space, ch 3. (10 shells)

Rnd 2 7: Place dc, ch1, 2 dc in same ch 1 space (beginning bell made), shell st in each shell st around. Join with a sl st to top of ch 3. Sl st to ch 1 space, ch 3. (10 shells) At end of Row 7, join with a sl st to top of ch 3, ch 2.

Rnd 8: Hdc in same sp, *hdc in ch 1 space, hdc between next 2 shells. Repeat from * around, join. Ch 2.

Rnd 9: Dc in same space, dc in each hdc around. Join. Ch 1.

Rnd 10: Sc in each st around, join end off.

Work other sleeve same as above.

Neck Tie: Ch 135, end off. Weave chain through Row 2 of sweater.


Baby Girl Shell Hat

Materials needed:   Caron Simply Soft yarn
  G or F hook (depending on your crochet tension)
  Shell stitch: 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc

Rnd 1: Ch 4, sl st to form a ring. Ch 2, 16 dc in ring. Sl st to join.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st around. Sl st to join. (32)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *1 dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * around. Sl st to join. (42)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc in same space (beginning shell stitch), *skip 2 stitches, shell stitch in next stitch, repeat from * around. Leave last 3 sts unworked. Join with a sl st to top of 3. Sl st into next dc, sl st into ch 1 space.

Rnd 5 9: Ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc in same space (beginning shell stitch), shell st in each shell st around. Join with a sl st to top of ch 3. Sl st into next dc, sl st into ch 1 space.

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each dc around. DO NOT sc into ch 1 spaces. Join, end off.

  Copyright 2008 Peggy Su Besco

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First Posted: May 16, 2008

Corrected-->line 8: May 18, 2008