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Bouncing Baby Pullover

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Coats & Clark
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Description
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
  • 2 skeins TLC Baby™ Yarn: Snooky Multi OR Neapolitan Multi OR Naptime Multi
  • Crochet hook size G-6, or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
    GAUGE: 15 hdc = 4"; 13 rows = 4".

DIRECTIONS: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. Circle numbers pertaining to size before beginning. Sizes: 12 month, 18 month, 24 month, Finished Chest: 23" (25", 27"). Finished Length: 11" (12", 13").

BACK Ch 45 (49, 53).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and every ch across, turn – 43 (47, 51) hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across – 43 (47, 51) hdc. Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 10" (11", 12") from beginning. Fasten off.
Front: Work like Back until it measures 9" (9 1/2", 10").

SHAPE NECK:
1st Shoulder: Work across 14 (16, 18) sts, turn, leave remaining sts unworked. Continue 1st Shoulder sts, dec 1 st at neck edge every row 3 times – 11 (13, 15) hdc. Work even until Front measures same length as Back to shoulder. Fasten off.
2nd Shoulder: Skip center 15 stitches of Front, join yarn in next hdc, ch 2, hdc to end – 14 (16, 18) hdc. Work like
1st Shoulder. Fasten off.

SLEEVES: Ch 28 (30, 32).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and every ch across, turn – 26 (28, 30) hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across – 26 (28, 30) hdc.
Repeat Row 2, increase 1 st each side every 4th row 4 (6, 8) times – 34 (40, 46) sts. Work even until it measures
6 1/2" (7 1/2", 10 1/2"), end with a wrong side row. Fasten off.

Sew shoulder seams.
COLLAR: RS facing, join yarn at right shoulder, sc 21 sts evenly spaced across back neck, 8 (9, 10) sc, down left front neck edge, 15 sc across center neck and 8 (9, 10) sc up right Front neck edge, slip st to 1st st to join – 52 (54, 56) sc. Place marker for beginning of round. Working in back loops only, work 6 rounds of sc. Fasten off.

Measure & mark 4 1/2" (5", 6") down from shoulders on front & back. Sew top of sleeve between markers. Sew side & sleeve seams.

ROLLED HEM: RS facing, join yarn at seam & working along opposite edge of foundation ch, sc in each st around entire bottom edge, slip st to 1st st to join. Place marker for beginning of round. Working in back loops only, work 6 rounds of sc. Fasten off.

ROLLED SLEEVE HEMS: RS facing, join yarn at sleeve seam & work as for rolled hem around bottom edge of each sleeve. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain, dec = decreasing, hdc = half double crochet, sc = single crochet, slip st = slip stitch, st(s) = stitch(es), RS = Right side(s), WS = Wrong side(s)

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