Welcome Home Baby Set

A cardigan sweater with a matching blanket makes a great gift for a new baby.
What You Need
Welcome Home Baby Set
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Even after the little tyke grows
out of the sweater, the blanket
will be loved for years.

Skill Level: Easy

Jacket Sizes: 6 (12) months. Shown in Size 12 months. When only one number is given, it applies to both sizes.

Finished Measurements:

Blanket = Approx 36.5 x 44.5 inches

Jacket Underarm (buttoned) = 20.25 (22) inches

Jacket Length = 10 (11) inches

Yarns

  • Bernat Cottontots; 100% cotton, worsted weight;
    4 oz (113 g), 200 yds.

Blanket

  • 6 balls #90005 Wonder White (MC)
  • 1 ball #90128 Little Boy Blue (A)
  • 1 ball #90615 Sunshine (B)
  • 1 ball #90230 Sweet Green (C)

Jacket (for both sizes)

  • 2 balls #90005 Wonder White (MC)
  • 1 ball #90128 Little Boy Blue (A)

Hooks and Extras

  • Size I/9 (5.50 millimeters) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Blunt-end yarn needle
  • 4 (5) buttons for jacket, .5 inch diameter

Gauge

  • Blanket = In Pat, 13 sts and 11 rows = 4 inches/10 centimeters
  • Jacket = 13 hdc and 9.5 rows = 4 inches/10 centimeters

Special Pattern Stitches

Longhdc: Yo and draw up a long lp in top of dc (for Blanket) or sc (for Jacket) 2 rows below, yo and draw through all lps on hook.

Hdc2tog: Yo and draw up lp in each of next 2 sts, yo and draw through all 5 lps on hook.

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