Lacy Crocheted Baby Outfit

This cream-color outfit is perfect for a boy or girl. Crochet the jacket, bonnet, and booties using our free instructions.


Skill Level: Easy

Size
3 mos.

Finished Measurements
Jacket: Chest = 19 inches; Length = 10 inches
Bonnet: Circumference = 15 inches
Bootie: Length = 3-3/4 inches

Yarn
  • Baby from Bernat (art. 163021) 100% acrylic; 1-3/4 oz. (50 g); 286 yds. (262 m); baby weight.
  • 2 balls #21008 Antique White
Hook & Extras
  • Size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 3 yards of 1/4-inch-wide satin ribbon
  • Blunt-end yarn needle
Gauge
  • 28 sc and 28 rows = 4 inches (10 cm). Take time to check your gauge.
Stitch Abbreviation
  • Sc2tog: Draw up a lp in each of next 2 sts, yo and draw through all lps on hook.
Special Stitch
  • Shell: 5 dc worked in next st.

Note: Garment pieces are worked from the top.

BACK
Beg at shoulder and Back neck edge, ch 50. Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across; turn -- 49 sc. Rows 2-25: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Row 26: Ch 1, 2 sc in each of first 2 sc, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * across to last 2 sc, 2 sc in each of last 2 sc; turn -- 75 sc. Row 27: Ch 4 -- counts as dc and ch 1; sk next st, dc in next st, *sk next 2 sts, shell in next st, sk next 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st; rep from * to end; turn. Row 28: Ch 4, dc in next dc, *work shell in 3rd dc of next shell, sk 2 dc of shell, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc; rep from * across, working last dc in 3rd ch of ch-4; turn. Fasten off. Rows 29-43: Rep Row 28 working last dc in 3rd ch of ch-4; turn. Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT
Beg at shoulder edge, ch 26. Rep Rows 1-25 of Back -- 25 sc. Row 26: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sc, *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across to last 3 sc, sc in each of last 3 sc; turn -- 35 sc. Rows 27-43: Rep Rows 27-43 of Back. Fasten off.

FRONT EDGING
Row 1: RS facing, join yarn with sl st in bottom corner, ch 1, sc in same sp; 2 sc in side of each dc up center Front and sc in side of each sc row to top -- 60 sc; turn. Rows 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Row 5: Sl in first sc, *ch 3, sk next sc, sl st in next sc; rep from * to end. Fasten off.

LEFT FRONT
Work as for Right Front, beg front edging at top corner of neck edge.

SLEEVE (make 2) Sew shoulder seams, leaving last 11 sts at center fronts free for neck edge.

RIGHT SLEEVE
Row 1: With RS facing, join yarn at underarm of Back in last sc row of bodice, ch 1 and work 51 sc across to underarm of Right Front; turn. Row 2: Ch 4 -- counts as dc and ch 1; sk next st, dc in next st, *sk next 2 sts, shell in next st, sk next 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st; rep from * to end; turn. Row 3: Ch 4, dc in next dc; *work shell in 3rd dc of next shell; sk 2 dc of shell, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc; rep from * across, working last dc in 3rd ch of ch-4; turn. Rows 4-16: Rep Row 3.

LEFT SLEEVE
Row 1: With RS facing, join yarn at underarm of Left Front in last sc row of bodice, ch 1 and work 51 sc across the underarm of Back. Rows 2-16: Rep Rows 2-16 for Right Sleeve.

COLLAR
With RS facing, join yarn with sl st at corner of Right Front neck edge and work 17 sc to right shoulder seam, 22 sc across back and 17 sc to corner of Left Front neck edge -- 56 sc; turn. Row 2: Ch 3 -- counts as dc; dc in next sc, *ch 1, sk next sc, dc in each of next 2 sc, ch 1; rep from * to end; turn. Row 3: Ch 1, *2 sc in each of next 2 dc, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * across to last 2 dc; 2 sc in each of last 2 dc -- 94 sc; turn. Row 4: Ch 3 -- counts as dc, dc in each of next 2 sc, ch 1, *sk next sc, dc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, 5 dc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, dc in next sc, ch 1; rep from * across, ending with dc in each of last 3 sc. Turn. Row 5: Sl st in first st, *ch 3, sk next st, sl st in next st; rep from * to end. Fasten off.

Beg at bottom of sole, ch 15. Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 12 ch, 3 sc in last ch; working across opposite side of ch, sc in each of next 12 ch, 2 sc in last ch; join with sl st to first sc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sp as join, sc in each of next 12 sc, 2 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc in each of next 12 sc, 2 sc in each of last 2 sc, join with sl st in first sc -- 36 sc. Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same sp as join -- inc made; 2 dc in each of next 2 sc, dc in each of next 13 sc, 2 dc in each of next 5 sc, dc in each of next 13 sc, 2 dc in each of next 2 sc; join with sl st to top of ch-3 -- 46 dc. Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in each of next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in each of next 10 dc, 2 dc in next dc) 3 times, dc in each of last 2 dc; join with sl st in top of ch-3 -- 50 dc. Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same sp as join, sc in each of next 6 dc, 2 sc in next dc, *sc in each of next 7 dc, 2 sc in next dc; rep from * to last 2 dc, sc in next dc, 2 sc in last dc; join with sl st in first sc -- 57 sc. Rnds 6-7: Ch 3, dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of ch-3. Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same sp as join, sc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in each of next 13 sts, (sc2tog over next 2 sts) 16 times, sc in each of next 9 sts; join with sl st in first sc -- 40 sc. Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in same sp as join, sc in each of next 14 sts, (sc2tog over next 2 sts) 8 times, sc in each of next 9 sts; join with sl st in first sc -- 32 sc. Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in same sp as join, sc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in each of next 27 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts; join with sl st in first sc -- 30 sc. Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in same sp as join, sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc. Rnd 12 (Eyelet rnd): Ch 3 in next st, ch 1, sk next st, *dc in each of next 2 sts, ch 1 sk next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of ch-3. Rnd 13: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sp as join, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next ch-1 sp, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * around, ending with sc in last ch-1 sp; join with sl st in first sc -- 50 sc. Rnd 14: Ch 4 -- counts as dc and ch-1; sk next st, dc in next st; *sk next 2 sts, shell in next st, sk next 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st; rep from * to end; join with sl st in 3rd ch of ch-4. Rnd 15: *Ch 3, sk next st, sl st in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off. Lace ribbon through Eyelet rnd. Trim ends evenly.

Beg at center back, ch 19. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 16 ch, 3 sc in last ch, working across opposite side of ch, sc in each of next 17 sc; turn -- 37 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of next 12 sc, 2sc in each of next 3 sc, sc in each of next 17 sc; turn -- 40 sc. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each of next 18 sc, (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) 3 times, sc in each of next 16 sc; turn -- 43 sc. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each of next 19 sc, (2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc) 3 times, sc in each of next 15 sc; turn -- 46 sc. Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each sc to end; turn. Row 6: Ch 1, sc in each of next 21 sc, 2 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc in each of next 21 sc; turn -- 50 sc. Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each sc to end; turn. Row 8: Ch 1, sc in each of next 20 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 20 sc; turn -- 54 sc. Rows 9-14: Ch 1, sc in each sc to end; turn. Row 15: Ch 1, sc in each of next 20 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 20 sc; turn -- 59 sc. Rows 16-22: Ch 1, sc in each sc to end; turn. Row 23: Ch 4 -- counts as dc and ch-1; sk next st, dc in next st, *sk next 2 sts, shell in next st, sk next 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st; rep from * to end; turn. Row 24: Ch 4, dc in next dc; *work shell in 3rd dc of next shell; sk 2 dc of shell, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc; rep from * across, working last dc in 3rd ch of ch-4; turn. Rows 25-26: Rep Row 24. Row 27: Sl st in first st, *ch 3, sk next st, sl st in next st; rep from * to end. Do not fasten off.

NECK EDGING
Row 1: Working along bottom side of Bonnet, work 2 sc in side of each of next 4 dc rows, sc in side of next 15 sc rows, (sc2tog over next sts) 3 times, sc in center st, (sc2tog over next 2 sts) 3 times, sc in side of next 15 sc rows, 2 sc in side of each of next 4 dc rows to end; turn -- 51 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of next 24 sc, (sc2tog over next 2 sc) twice, sc in next sc, (sc2tog over next 2 sc) twice, sc in each of next 24 sc; turn -- 53 sc. Row 3 (Eyelet row): Ch 3 -- counts as dc; dc in next sc, *ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next 2 sc; rep from * across; turn. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across; turn. Row 5: Sl st in first st, *ch 3, sk next st, sl st in next st; rep from * to end. Fasten off. Lace ribbon through Eyelet rnd. Trim ends evenly.


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