Red Heart Super Saver Springtime Baby Dress & Hat
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Red Heart Super Saver Springtime Baby Dress & Hat


This sunny dress and hat is the perfect outfit for a bright spring day!
Designed by Tammy Hildebrand
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • RED HEART® "Super Saver®":
    311 White A (1 skein)
    322 Pale Yellow B (1 skein)
  • Crochet Hook: US K-10½ [6.5mm]
  • Double-Ended Crochet Hook: US K-10½ [6.5mm]
  • Yarn Needle
  • Optional:
    Matching Ribbon Rosette (1)
    Matching Lace (1½-inch wide)
    Satin Ribbon (¼-inch wide)
    Sewing Needle and Thread
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

SIZE
Fits sizes 6 (9, 12) months.
Chest: 20 (20, 22½)-inches.
Length: 15 (16½, 18)-inches.


Step: 2

GAUGE
3 dc loops = 1-inch; Rows 1 - 5 = 2-inches. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.


Step: 3

ABBREVIATIONS
A, B, C = Color A, Color B, Color C etc
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
dec = decrease
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increase
mm = millimeters
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch (es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
yo = yarn over
* or ** = repeat


Step: 4

SPECIAL ABBREVIATION
Dc loop: Yo, insert into st and pull up a loop, yo and pull through first 2 loops. Leave remaining loops on hook.


Step: 5

DRESS


Step: 6

Front and Back (make 2)
Bodice
Row 1: With double-ended hook and A, ch 32, (size 12 months only ch 36), dc loop in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across, turn.


Step: 7

Row 2: With B, work loops off hook, do not turn.


Step: 8

Row 3: Ch 2, dc loop in each horizontal bar across, turn.


Step: 9

Row 4: With A, work loops off hook, do not turn.


Step: 10

Row 5: Ch 2, dc loop in each horizontal bar across, turn.


Step: 11

Repeat Rows 2 - 5 once more. Repeat Rows 2 - 4 once more.


Step: 12

First Shoulder
Row 1: Ch 2, dc loop in next 7 (size 12 months only in next 9) horizontal bars; turn, leaving remaining sts unworked.


Step: 13

Row 2: With B, work loops off hook, do not turn.


Step: 14

Row 3: Ch 2, dc loop in each horizontal bar across, turn.


Step: 15

Row 4: With A, work loops off hook, do not turn.


Step: 16

Row 5: Ch 2, dc loop in each horizontal bar across, turn.


Step: 17

Row 6: Repeat Row 2.


Step: 18

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each horizontal bar across. Fasten off.


Step: 19

Second Shoulder
Row 1: With double-ended hook, working in unworked sts of last row of panel, skip next 15 horizontal bars, join A with slip st in next horizontal bar, ch 2, dc loop in each horizontal bar to end, turn.


Step: 20

Rows 2 - 7: Repeat pattern for first shoulder.


Step: 21

Skirt
Row 1: With double-ended hook, working in bottom loops of starting ch, join B with slip st in first loop, ch 2, dc loop in same loop, (dc loop in next loop, 2 dc loops in next loop) across to end, turn.


Step: 22

Row 2: With A, work loops off hook, do not turn.


Step: 23

Row 3: Ch 2, (4 dc loops in next 4 vertical bars at same time, dc loop in next vertical bar) across to end, turn.


Step: 24

Row 4: With B, work loops off hook, do not turn.


Step: 25

Row 5: Ch 2, dc loop in each horizontal bar across, turn.


Step: 26

Repeat Rows 2 - 5 three (four, five) more times. Repeat Rows 2 - 4 once more.


Step: 27

Last row: Ch 1, sc in each horizontal bar across. Fasten off.


Step: 28

Whipstitch shoulder seams.


Step: 29

Trim
With regular hook and working in row ends, join A with sc in last row of skirt on Back, 2 sc in end of same row, work 2 sc into each color section up to shoulder seam and back down to hem on Front, 3 sc in last row end; working across bottom edge of skirt, sc across, working up opposite side, work 3 sc in first row end; continue along remaining side and bottom edge as before, join with slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off.


Step: 30

Whipstitch side seams, leaving top 26 sts on each side open for armholes.


Step: 31

Armhole Trim
With regular hook, join A with sc in first st past seam on armhole, sc in next 2 sts, keeping last loop of each st on hook, 2 dc in next st, yo, draw through both loops on hook, (cluster made) ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook, (picot made), cluster in next st, [ch 2, sc in next st, ch 2, cluster in next st, picot, cluster in next st] 6 more times, sc in each remaining st to end, join with slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off. Repeat for second armhole.


Step: 32

Neck Trim
With regular hook, join A with sc in first unworked horizontal bar of neck edge, sc in each horizontal bar, working in row ends of shoulder, work 2 sc into each color section; sc in each horizontal bar on opposite neck edge, work 2 sc into each color section on second shoulder, join with slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off. If desired, with sewing needle and thread, stitch 1½-inch wide lace to neck border. Cut desired length of satin ribbon. Tie in a bow and sew to center of top panel just below lace. Sew rosette to center of ribbon bow.


Step: 33

Hem Trim
With regular hook, working in bottom of skirt, join A with slip st in center of either side seam, ch 3, keeping last loop of each st on hook, 2 dc in same space, yo, draw through all loops on hook, picot, keeping last loop of each st on hook, 3 dc in same space, yo, draw through all loops on hook, ch 2, sc in next st, [ch 2, keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, yo, draw through all loops on hook, (large cluster made), picot, large cluster in next 2 sts, ch 2, sc in next st] up to next side seam, ch 2, (large cluster, picot, large cluster) in center of seam, ch 2, sc in next st, ch 2, [large cluster in next 2 sts, picot, large cluster in next 2 sts, ch 2, sc in next st, ch 2] to end, join with slip st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


Step: 34

HAT
Row 1: With double-ended hook and B, ch 57 (62, 67), dc loop in 3rd ch from hook and each ch to end, turn.


Step: 35

Row 2: With A, work loops off hook, do not turn.


Step: 36

Row 3: Ch 2, 4 dc loop in next 4 vertical bars at same time, (dc loop in next vertical bar, 4 dc loops in next 4 vertical bars at same time) to end, ending with dc loop in last vertical bar, turn.


Step: 37

Row 4: With B, work loops off hook, do not turn.


Step: 38

Row 5: Ch 2, dc loop in each horizontal bar across, turn.


Step: 39

Rows 6 - 13: Repeat Rows 2 - 5 two more times.


Step: 40

Row 14: Yo, pull through all loops on hook. Fasten off, leaving a long length for sewing.


Step: 41

Pull yarn to gather top of hat and secure. Sew back seam.


Step: 42

Brim
Round 1: With regular hook and working in bottom loops of Row 1, join A with sc in any st, sc2tog 2 [1, 0] times, sc in each st to end, join with slip st in beginning sc. Do not turn.


Step: 43

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 2, 2 dc in next st, yo, draw through both loops on hook (cluster made), ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook (picot made), cluster in next st, ch 2, *sc in next st, ch 2, cluster in next st, picot, cluster in next st, ch 2; repeat from * around, join with slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

(4 medium) RED HEART® "Super Saver®" Art. E300 available in solid color 7 oz (198g), 364 yd (333m); multi color, fleck and print 5 oz (141g), 244 yd (223 m) skeins.