Bernat® Softee Baby Crochet Baby Jacket
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Bernat® Softee Baby Crochet Baby Jacket


Keep baby warm in this adorable jacket made from Bernat® Softee Baby. This pattern is a perfect introduction into making baby jackets.
Designed by Bernat® Design Team
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bernat® Softee Baby (140 g/5 oz.):
    Main Color (MC): 2 balls of #02002 Pale Blue
    Color A: 1 ball of #02000 White
  • Crochet Hook, size 3.25mm (U.S. D or 3), or size needed to obtain gauge
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Gauge
20½ dc and 12 rows = 4-inches [10cm].


Step: 2

Note
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus [ ]. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to your size.


Step: 3

Sizes
To fit chest measurement: 3 mos 16-inches [40.5cm], 6 mos 17-inches [43cm], 12 mos 18-inches [45.5cm].
Finished chest: 3 mos 22-inches [56cm], 6 mos 23½-inches [59.5cm], 12 mos 25-inches [63.5cm].


Step: 4

JACKET MOTIF
Ch 4. Join with sl st to form a ring.


Step: 5

1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in ring. (Ch 2. 3 dc) 3 times in ring. Ch 2. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.


Step: 6

2nd rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. [Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp] 3 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.


Step: 7

3rd rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. [Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp] 3 times. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.


Step: 8

Size 3 mos only: Fasten off.


Step: 9

Size 6 mos only: 4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 dc. *(1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. (1 sc in each of next 3 dc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp) twice.** 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.


Step: 10

Size 12 mos only: 4th rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1.** (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off. All sizes: Motif measures approx 2¾-inches (3-3G) or 7cm [7.5-8.5].


Step: 11

HALF MOTIF
Ch 3. Join with sl st to form a ring.


Step: 12

Row 1: (RS). Ch 5 (counts as tr and ch 1). 3 dc in ring. Ch 2. 3 dc in ring. Ch 1. 1 tr in ring. Turn.


Step: 13

Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as tr and ch 1). 3 dc in first ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner). Ch 1. 3 dc in 5th ch of turning ch-5. Ch 1. 1 tr in 4th ch of turning ch-5. Turn.


Step: 14

Row 3: Ch 5 (counts as tr and ch 1). 3 dc in first ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner). Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in 5th ch of turning ch-5. Ch 1. 1 tr in 4th ch of turning ch-5. Turn.


Step: 15

Size 3 mos only: Fasten off.


Step: 16

Size 6 mos only: Row 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in first tr. (1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc) 3 times. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp (corner). (1 sc in each of next 3 dc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. 1 sc in 4th ch of turning ch-5. 1 sc in 5th ch of turning ch-5. Turn. Fasten off.


Step: 17

Size 12 mos only: Row 4: Ch 5 (counts as tr and ch 1). 3 dc in first ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) twice. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner). Ch 1. (3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1) twice. 3 dc in 5th ch of turning ch-5. Ch 1. 1 tr in 4th ch of turning ch-5. Fasten off.


Step: 18

Back Yoke
With MC, make 8 Motifs.


Step: 19

Front Yokes
With MC, make 6 Motifs and 2 Half Motifs.


Step: 20

With RS of work facing, sew Motifs tog to form Front Yokes and Back Yoke as shown in Top Diagram I. Sew shoulder seams.


Step: 21

Yoke Edging
1st rnd:
With RS of work facing, join A with sl st to lower left corner of Left Front Yoke. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp as last sl st. 12 [13-14] sc across each side of next 2 Motifs. *3 sc in corner ch-2 sp. 12 [13-14] sc across side of next Motif.** 13 [14-15] sc across each side of next 2 Motifs. 12 [13-14] sc across side of next Motif. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. 12 [13-14] sc across side of next Motif. 3 sc in corner ch-2 sp. 12 [13-14] sc across side of next Motif. 16 [17-18] sc across edge of Half Motif. 13 [14-15] sc across each side of next 2 Motifs. 16 [17-18] sc across edge of next Half Motif. 12 [13-14] sc across side of next Motif. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 22

2nd rnd: Ch 1. Working in front loops only, 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 3. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook - Picot made. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.


Step: 23

Lower Body of Jacket
Row 1: (Joining row). With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to corner st of Left Front. Ch 1. Working in back loops only of Yoke edging, 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 27 [29-31] sc across lower edge of Left Front Yoke. Ch 2 for left underarm. (Place marker on 1st ch.) 1 sc in each of next 54 [58-62] sc across lower edge of Back Yoke. Ch 2 for right underarm. (Place marker on 1st ch.) 1 sc in each of next 28 [30-32] sc across lower edge of Right Front Yoke. Turn. 114 [122-130] sts.


Step: 24

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in both loops, 1 dc in each of next 27 [29-31] sc. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. 1 dc in each of next 54 [58-62] sc. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 114 [122-130] dc.


Step: 25

Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.


Step: 26

Rep last row until work from joining row measures 6½-inches [7-8] or 16.5cm [18-20.5], ending with RS facing for next row. Fasten off.


Step: 27

Sleeves
1st rnd: With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to marked st at underarm. Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working into rem loops of underarm ch, *(Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - Dc2tog made. Rep from * once more. Working in back loops only of 1st rnd of Yoke edging, work 1 dc in each of next 48 [52-56] sc around armhole. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. 50 [54-56] dc.


Step: 28

2nd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working through both loops, 1 dc in each dc around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.


Step: 29

Rep last rnd until Sleeve from joining rnd measures 6-inches [6½-7] or 15cm [16.5-18]. Fasten off.


Step: 30

Tie
Make 2. With A, make chain 10-inches (25.5cm) long. Beg with 2nd ch from the hook, sl st into each “bump” along the back of the ch. Fasten off. Sew ties to Front Yoke at markers.


Step: 31

Abbreviationsbeg = Beginningch = Chaindc = Double crochetrem = remaining
rep = Repeatrnd(s) = Round(s) RS = Right sidesc = Single crochetsl st = Slip stitchsp(s) = Space(s) tog = Togethertr = Treble crochetRS = Right sideWS = Wrong sideyoh = Yarn over hook


Tips

Ideal for baby showers, and if the occasion is twins, make two-one in pink and the other in blue!