Crochet baby top

Crochet baby top free pattern



Crochet baby top free pattern

Size 0-3 (3-6 : 6-12 : 12-18) months

★ 1 [2:2:3] x 50 g balls of Rowan 4 ply Soft in Fairy 395 (A)

★ 1 [1:2:2] x 25 g balls of Rowan Kidsilk Haze in Fondant 630 (B)

★ D3 (3.50 mm) and G6 (4.00 mm) crochet hooks

★ 1 button

★ 1 m of 1 in. (2.5 cm) wide taffeta ribbon

abbreviations

sc2tog - (insert hook as indicated, yarn over hook and draw loop through) twice, yarn over hook and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

gauge

17 1/2 stitches and 20 rows to 4 in. (10 cm) measured over single crochet fabric using G6 (4.00 mm) hook and one strand each of A and B held together.

Change hook size if necessary to obtain this gauge.

Body

(worked in one piece to armholes)

With G6 (4.00 mm) hook and one strand each of A and B held together, make 117 [129:147:159] ch.

Foundation row (RS): 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc into each ch to end, turn. 116 [128:146:158] sts.

Cont in sc fabric as follows:

1st row: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 sc into each sc to end, turn. This row forms sc fabric.

SHAPE FRONT SLOPES

Next row (RS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), sc2tog over first 2 sc - 1 st decreased, 1 sc into each sc to last 2 sc, sc2tog over last 2 sc -1 st decreased, turn. 114 [126:144:156] sts.

Working all decreases as set by last row, dec 1 st at each end of next 7 [13:19:22] rows. 100 [100:106:112] sts.

Work 0 [0:0:1] row, ending after a WS row. Body should measure 2 [3:4 1/2:5] in. (5 [8:11:13] cm).

SHAPE RIGHT FRONT

Next row (RS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), sc2tog over first 2 sts, 1 sc into each of next 26 [24:24:25] sc and turn, leaving rem sts unworked. Work on this set of 27125:25:26] sts only for Right Front.

Dec 1 st at armhole edge of next 4 [4:5:5] rows and at same time dec 1 st at front slope edge of next [next:next:2nd] and foil 17 [7:1:0] rows, then on foil 0 [6:10:11] alt rows. 5 [7:8:9] sts.

Work 1 row, ending after a WS row. (Armhole should measure 4 [4 1/2:4 3/4:5] in. (10 [11:12:13] cm).

SHAPE SHOULDER

Fasten off.

SHAPE BACK

Return to last complete row worked before shaping Right Front, skip next 4 sts, rejoin yarns to next st and cont as follows:

Next row (RS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 sc into place where yarn was rejoined, 1 sc into each of next 35 [39:45:49] sts and turn, leaving rem sts unworked.

Work on this set of 36 [40:46:50] sts only for Back.

Dec 1 st at each end of next 4 [4:5:5] rows. 28 [32:36:40] sts.

Work 13 [15:16:18] rows, ending after a WS row.

SHAPE BACK NECK

Next row (RS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 sc into each of first 6 [8:9:10] sts and turn, leaving rem sts unworked.

Dec 1 st at neck edge of next row. 5 [7:8:9] sts.

SHAPE SHOULDER

Fasten off.

Return to last complete row worked of Back, skip center 16 [16:18:20] sts, rejoin yarns to next st and cont as follows:

Next row (RS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 sc into place where yarn was rejoined, 1 sc into each of last 5 [7:8:9] sts, turn.

Dec 1 st at neck edge of next row. 5 [7:8:9] sts.

SHAPE SHOULDER

Fasten off.

SHAPE LEFT FRONT

Return to last complete row worked before shaping Right Front and Back, skip next 4 sts, rejoin yarn to next st and cont as follows:

Next row (RS): 1 ch [does NOT count as st), 1 sc into place where yarn was rejoined, 1 sc into each sc to last 2 sts, sc2tog over last 2 sts, turn.

Work on this set of 27 [25:25:26] sts only for Left Front.

Dec 1 st at armhole edge of next 4 [4:5:5] rows and at same time dec 1 st at front slope edge of next [next:next:2nd] and foll 17 [7:1:01 rows, then on foll 0 [6:10:11] alt rows. 5 [7:8:9] sts.

Work 1 row, ending after a WS row.

SHAPE SHOULDER

Fasten off.

Sleeves

With G6 (4.00 mm) hook and one strand each of A and B held together, make 35 [39:43:47] ch.

Work foundation row as given for Body. 34 [38:42:46] sts. Cont in sc fabric as given for Body as follows:

Work 1 row, ending after a WS row.

SHAPE TOP

Next row (RS): Ss across and into 3rd st, 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 sc into same st as last ss, 1 sc into each sc to last 2 sc and turn, leaving rem 2 sc unworked. 30 [34:38:42] sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of next 11 [12:13:14] rows. 8 [10:12:14] sts. Fasten off.

Making up

Join shoulder seams. Join Sleeve seams. Insert Sleeves, matching center of last row to shoulder seam and sleeve seam to center of sts skipped at underarm.

BODY EDGING

With RS facing and using E4 (3.50 mm) hook, rejoin yarns to foundation ch edge, 1 ch (does NOT count as st), work 1 round of sc evenly around entire hem, front opening and neck edges, working 3 sc into corner points and ending with ss to first sc. Fasten off.

Work Edging around lower edge of Sleeves in same way.

Cut ribbon into 2 equal lengths and attach one piece to Right Front opening edge just below start of front slope shaping. Attach other piece to RS of Left Front to correspond. Fasten Left Front inside Right Front by making a button loop level with start of Left Front slope shaping and attaching a button to inside of Right Front to correspond.