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loops & threads® wellness baby™ crochet baby pullover

For many, crocheting is therapeutic and calming. Give it a try using Loops & Threads® Wellness Baby™ yarn. Just pick your favorite color, then check out the free pattern below to make your own Baby Pullover.
Step 1

SIZES: 6 Month (12 Month, 18 Month, 24 Month)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Chest: 20" (22", 24", 26")

GAUGE: 16 sc x 19 rows = 4"; save time and check your gauge

SPECIAL STITCHES:

   -  Bphdc (Back Post Half Double Crochet): Yo, insert hook from back to front to back around the post of the st and draw yarn through, yo and draw through all loops on the hook.
   -  Fphdc (Front Post Half Double Crochet): Yo, insert hook from front to back to front around the post of the st and draw yarn through, yo and draw through all loops on the hook.
   -  Popcorn: Work 3 dc in specified st, remove hook from loop an insert it from front to back in first dc made, place loop back on hook and draw it through first dc, ch 1 to finish Popcorn.

PATTERN NOTES: Pullover is worked from the top down. Work beginning chain loosely, as it needs to be able to go over the baby's head.


INSTRUCTIONS:

Loosely chain 56 (60, 64, 68). Sl st in 1st ch to join in the round, being careful not to twist sts.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in next 7 (8, 9, 10) ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch, dc in next 10 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch, dc in next 16 (18, 20, 22) ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch, dc in next 10 dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch, dc in next 8 (9, 10, 11) ch, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join (4 ch-1 sps).

Rnd 2: Ch 3, *dc in each dc to next ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp; rep from * 3 more times, dc in each dc to beginning ch-3, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join (8 dc inc’d).

Repeat Rnd 2, 7 (8, 9, 10) more times (124 (136, 148, 160) dc). 

Step 2

Divide Body and Sleeves

Rnd 1: Ch 3, *dc in each dc to next ch-1 sp, dc in ch-1 sp, ch 3 for underarm, sk all dc to next ch-1 sp (will become a sleeve), dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * once more, dc in each dc to beginning ch-3, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, *dc in each dc to ch-3 sp, work 4 dc in ch-3 sp; rep from * once more, dc in each dc to beginning ch-3, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join (80 (88, 96, 104) dc).

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.


Body

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st as join, *sk 1 dc, popcorn in next dc, sk 1 dc, 3 dc in next dc; rep from * to last 3 dc, sk 1 dc, popcorn in next dc, sk 1 dc, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join (20, 22, 24, 26) popcorns).

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), work popcorn in 1st dc, *work 3 dc in top of next popcorn, sk 1 dc, popcorn in next dc; rep from * to last popcorn, work 3 dc in top of next popcorn, sl st in top of 1st popcorn to join.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in same popcorn as join, *sk 1 dc, popcorn in next dc, 3 dc in top of next popcorn; rep from * to last 3 dc, sk 1 dc, popcorn in next dc, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join.

Rep Rnds 2-3 until Body measures 5" (6", 6", 6½") from underarm.

Next Rnd: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each dc and popcorn around, sl st in 2nd ch of beg ch-2 to join (80 (88, 96, 104) hdc). 

Step 3

Ribbing

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), *Bphdc around next hdc, Fphdc around next hdc; rep from & around, slst in first Bphdc to join.

Repeat Rnd 1, 6 (7, 7, 8) more times.

Fasten off.


Sleeves

Rnd 1: Join yarn in center of underarm ch, ch 3, work 2 dc in underarm sp, dc in each dc around, work 2 more dc at beginning of underarm sp, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 (32 (36, 40, 44) dc).

Rnds 2-4: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, dc in each dc to last 3 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, dc in last dc, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 (2 dc dec’d).

Rep Rnds 2-5 until Sleeve measures 4 (5, 5½, 6)" from underarm.

Next Rnd: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each dc around, sl st in 2nd ch of beg ch-2 to join.


Ribbing

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), *Bphdc around next hdc, Fphdc around next hdc; rep from & around, slst in first Bphdc to join.

Repeat Rnd 1, 6 (7, 7, 8) more times.

Fasten off.

Repeat for 2nd sleeve. 

Step 4

Neck Edging

Rnd 1: Join yarn at center back neck, ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in base of each ch around, sl st in 2nd ch of beg ch-2 to join (56 (60, 64, 68) hdc).

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around, sl st in 2nd ch of beg ch-2 to join.

Fasten off.


Finishing: Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Beg = Begin(ning)

Bphdc = Back Post Half Double Crochet

Fphdc = Front Post Half Double Crochet

Ch = Chain

Dc = Double Crochet

Dec(‘d) = Decrease(d)

Hdc = Half double Crochet

Inc(‘d) = Increase(d)

Lp(s) = Loop(s)

Rep = Repeat(ing)

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sk = Skip

Sl st = Slip Stitch

Sp = Space

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Yo = Yarn Over

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