Baby Bow Tunic
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Baby Bow Tunic

Made with Loops & Threads® Snuggly Wuggly™.
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Snuggly Wuggly™ (5 oz./141 ga.; 446 yds./408m) Yarn – Cobalt (MC: 1(1-1-2) Ball(s)) and White (Contrast A: 1(1-1-1) Ball)
  • Crochet Hook, Size U.S. G or 6 (4mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
 

Project Instructions

Abbreviations

ch(s) = chain(s)

cont = continue(ity)

rem = remaining

rep = repeat

pat = pattern

rs = right side

sc = single crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

sp(s) = space(s) 0

ws = wrong side

yoh = yarn over hook

 

Instructions: The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

 

Front and Back (make alike).

With A, ch 68 (76-78-84).

1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 67 (75-77-83) sts.

2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Rep from * to last ch-1 sp and sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Last 2 rows form pat.

4th and 5th rows: As 2nd and 3rd rows.

**6th row: Ch 1. Draw up a loop in first sc. Draw up a loop in next ch-1 sp. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last ch-1 sp and sc. Ch 1. Sc2tog. Turn. 65 (73-75-81) sts.

7th to 10th rows: As 2nd and 3rd rows twice more.** Join MC. Break A.

With MC, rep from ** to ** 7 (9-9-9) times more. 51 (55-57-63) sts rem.

 

Cont even in pat until 11 (12-13½-15)" [28 (30.5-34.5-38) cm] total length, ending with a WS row.

 

Shape armholes: Next row: (RS). Sl st in each of first 5 sts. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. Pat to last 6 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 43 (47-49-55) sts rem.

Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Pat to last 3 sts. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Sc2tog. Turn.

Rep last row 4 (4-4-5) times more. 33 (37-39-43) sts rem.

Cont even in pat until armhole measures 2 (2½-3-3½)" [5 (6-7.5-9) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. (1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc) 2 (2-3-3) times. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

***Work even in pat over 7 (7-9-9) sts until armhole measures 4½ (5-5½-6)" [11.5 (12.5-14-15) cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.***

 

With RS facing, miss next 19 (23-21-25) sts. Join MC with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. (1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc) 2 (2-3-3) times. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next sc. Turn.

Rep from *** to *** as given for left side.

 

Bow: With A, ch 8.

1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 sc in next ch) 3 times. Turn. 7 sts.

2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. (1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc) twice. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. (Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

4th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 5 sts rem.

Cont in pat until 6” (15 cm) total length, ending with a WS row.

Next row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 1 sc in last sc. Turn. 7 sts.

Work 3 rows even in pat. Fasten off. Tie into a bow. Sew Bow to front of Tunic.

 

Finishing

Neckband: Sew shoulder seams. With RS facing join MC with sl st to left shoulder seam. Work in sc evenly around neck edge, working sc2tog in corners. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

 

Armbands: Sew side seams. With RS facing join MC with sl st to side seam. Ch 1. Work in sc evenly around armhole edge. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Tips

Sizes: 6 (12 -18 -24) months

To Fit Chest: 17 (18 - 19 - 21)" [43 (45.5 - 48 - 53.5) cm]

Finished Chest: 19 (20 - 22 - 24)" [48 (51 - 56 - 61) cm]

Gauge: 20 sts and 17 rows = 4" (10 cm) in pat.