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Monday, August 4, 2014

Newborn Camo Sweater


Downloadable version coming soon!

Materials needed:
Size H Crochet Hook
Red Heart Super Saver Camo Yarn & Black Yarn
3 3/4 inch black buttons
Yarn Needle
Scissors

Abbreviations:
Ch = Chain
HDC = Half Double Crochet
BPDC = Back Post Double Crochet
FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet
HDC Dec = Half Double Crochet Decrease
HDC Inc = Half Double Crochet Increase
SC = Single Crochet
SCDEC = Single Crochet Decrease
Sl St = Slip Stitch
BPHDC = Back Post Half Double Crochet
FPHDC = Front Post Half Double Crochet
DC = Double Crochet


Sweater Panels
Make 4

Ch 16
Row 1: hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 2, turn.

Row 2: *fpdc first st, bpdc next st.* repeat from * to * across. Ch 2, turn.

Row 3: *bpdc first st, FPDC next st.* repeat from * to *. Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: hdc across. Ch 1, turn.

Rows 5-10: repeat row 4.

Row 11: hdc first 13 sts, hdc dec last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn.

Row 12: hdc dec first 2 sts, hdc remaining sts. Ch 1, turn.

Row 13: hdc across to last two sts, hdc dec last two sts. Ch 1, turn.

Row 14: hdc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 15&16: repeat row 14.

Row 17: hdc across, hdc inc in last st. Ch 1, turn.

Row 18: hdc inc first st, hdc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 19: repeat row 17. Ch 1, turn.

Row 20: hdc across. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Match two pieces up so that the armholes line up. Sl st the two shoulders together, then the sides below the armhes. Do this for both halves. Leave it turned with the seams wrong side out for now.

Sleeves:

Round 1: join yarn at top of armhole. SC evenly around. (I ended up with 24 sc)

Round 2: sc around.

Round 3: sc to one stitch before armpit, scdec twice, sc back to top.

Round 4: repeat round 3.

Round 5: sc around. (At this point I had 18 sc)

Rounds 6-17: repeat round 5.

Round 18: *bphdc first st, fphdc next st.* Repeat from * to *.

Round 19: repeat round 18. Fasten off, weave in ends. Turn piece right side out. Repeat for other sleeve.

Button Panel:

Row 1: join black yarn to inner edge of left half of sweater and work 20 hdc up the side. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: hdc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: repeat row 3. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Buttonhole Panel:

Row 1: join yarn to inner edge of right side of sweater and work 20 sc up the side. Ch 2, turn.

Row 2: dc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: sc across. Fasten off, weave in ends.

The dc from row 2 will serve as buttonholes.

Pockets
Make 2 with camo yarn

Ch 6
Row 1: hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: hdc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3&4: repeat row 2. Ch 2, turn.

Row 5: *fpdc first st, bpdc next st.* Repeat from * to * across. Fasten off leaving a 12 inch tail to sew to sweater.

Sew the pockets to the front of sweater. Now, line up the two sweater pieces and stitch the two pieces together at the back.

Collar
With black yarn

Row 1: attach yarn just above buttonhole panel and sc around the sweater to the button panel. Ch 2, turn.

Row 2: 2 dc in first st, dc across, 2 dc in last st. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: sc across. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Row 4: join camo yarn where you joined on row 1. SC up the side, 3 sc in corner, sc to the next corner, 3 sc in corner and sc back down to first row of collar. Fasten off, weave in ends.

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