Baby Cap, Booties & Mittens Crochet Pattern


Baby cap booties and mitten crochet pattern

MATERIALS: CHADWICK’S RED HEART BABY WOOL, 3 Ply, Shrink-and-Stretch Resist Finish, Art. E.275: 3 skeins (3/4 0z. “Tangle-Proof” Pull-Out Skeins) of No. 1 White and 1 skein of No.802 Baby Blue. Clark’s O.N.T. Plastic Crochet Hook No.4. 2 white pearl buttons.

GAUGE: 6 sc make 1 inch; 7 rows make 1 inch.
CAP-First Section . . . Starting at bottom with White, ch 20. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

2nd to 11th rows: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.

12th row: Work off first 2 sc as 1 sc (1 sc decreased), sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat last row until 1 sc remains. Break off. Make 4 more sections the same way.

To join sections: Holding 2 sections together and working through both thicknesses to join, attach Blue to top and sl st closely across one side. Break off. Join remaining sections the same way. Join last section to first section. Attach Blue to 7th sc of starting chain on any section and sc in each ch around. Join and break off. Attach White to first sc, sc in same sc and in each sc across until there are 33 sc on row. Break off.

VISOR . . .1st row: Mark off 3 sc at center of last row made. Using yarn double, attach White to first sc, 2 sc in each of the 3 sc. Turn. 2nd row: sc in each sc across, sc in next 5 sc on cap. Turn.

3rd to 7th rows: Sc in each sc across, sc in end sc on each row, sc in next 5 sc on cap. Turn.

8th row: Sc in each sc across Visor. Break off. Attach Blue to next sc on cap preceding Visor, sc in each sc across, sI st in next sc on cap. Break off.

CORD . . . Cut 6 strands of White each 18 inches long. Twist these strands tightly, then double these strands and give them a twist in the opposite direction. Fasten ends securely. Sew Cord to front of Cap. Sew a button to each side of Cord.

BOOTEE (Make 2)-Sole

Starting at center with White, ch 20. 1st rnd: 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch, half dc in next ch, Sc in next 2 ch, half dc in next ch, dc in next 3 ch, tr in next 6 ch, 9 tr in last ch; working along opposite side of starting chain make tr in next 6 ch, dc in next 3 ch, half dc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch, half dc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, 3 dc in same place where first 3 dc were made. SI st in 3rd ch of starting chain. 2nd and 3rd rnds: Sc in each st around, increasing around curved ends as necessary to keep work flat: to inc 1 sc, make 2 sc in 1 sc. Join. Break off at end of 3rd rnd.

UPPER-Instep . . . Starting at center with White, ch 8. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, 3 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of starting chain make sc in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

2nd to 5th rows: Sc in each sc across, increasing 3 sc evenly over rounded end. Ch 1, turn. At end of 5th row, ch 33 for ankle, sl st in first sc.

SIDE PIECE . . .1st rnd: Sc in back loop of each sc and in each ch around. Join. 2nd, 3rd and 4th rnds: Sc in each sc around. Join. Break off at end of 4th rnd. Attach Blue to front loop of first sc on 5th row of Instep, sc closely around entire Instep. Join and break off.

CUFF . . 1st rnd: Attach White to opposite side of starting chain on side piece, ch 4, * skip 1 st, dc in next st, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join.

2nd rnd: Sc in same place as sI st, sc in each sp and in each dc around. Join.

3rd to 7th rnds incl: Sc in each sc around. Join. Break off at end of 7th rnd.

8th rnd: Attach Blue to same place as sI st, sc in each sc around. Join and break off.

Pin Sole in place, attach Blue to back and, working through both thicknesses, sc closely around. Join and break off. With White make a chain 12 inches long. Lace through sps on cuff. With Blue make 2 small pompons and sew one to each end of chain. Tie into a bow.

MITTEN (Make 2)-Back
Starting at center, ch 10. Work as for Instep of Bootee until 5 rows have been completed.

6th row: Sc in each sc across, increasing 3 sc evenly at rounded end.

CUFF . . .1st row: Ch 4 and, working across straight edge, skip end st of first 2 rows, dc in end st of next row,* ch 1, skip end st of next row, dc in end at of next row. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.

2nd row: Sc in each dc and in each ch-1 sp across, sc in 3rd ch of turning ch-4. Ch 1, turn.

3rd to 6th rows: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Break off at end of 6th row.

FRONT…Work exactly as for Back. Holding both pieces together and working through both thicknesses to join, attach Blue to side and sc closely around to opposite side. Break off. Attach Blue to edge of Cuff, sc closely around. Join and break off. With White, make a chain 10 inches long. Lace through ch-1 sps on cuff. Make 2 small pompons and sew one to each end of chain.

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