Free Flower Petal Sweater & Headband Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

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From www.redheart.com

Flower Petal Sweater & Headband

Crochet a sweater as sweet as your new little miss! Then also crochet a flower headband to complete her picture-perfect outfit. You’ll love how soft and cuddly this lighter weight yarn is!

Pattern #: LW3506
Designed by: Lorna Miser
Project Type: Baby, Child, Accessories, Apparel
Skill Level: Easy

Required Supplies:

  • RED HEART® Anne Geddes Baby™: The dress and headband were worked up in 3 colorways
  • Colorway #1: 1 ball each of 261 Tangerine A, 764 Taffy B, and 100 Lily C
  • Colorway #2: 1 ball each of 764 Taffy A, 556 Jam B, and 100 Lily C
  • Colorway #3: 1 ball each of 691 Grass A, 226 Bumble B, and 100 Lily C
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hooks: 4.25 mm [US G-6]
  • Yarn needle

Additional Supplies Needed:
One ½” (13 mm) button

GAUGE: 18 dc and 10 rows = 4″ (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

Directions are for size 6 months. Changes for sizes 9, 12 and 18 months are in parentheses.
Finished Chest: 20 (22, 24, 26)” (51 [56, 61, 66] cm)
Headband Finished Size: 16” (40.5 cm) in circumference. Stretches to 17”-18” (40.5-45.5 cm)

Special Abbreviations
fan: (dc, [ch 1, dc] 4 times) in same st or space.
tr2tog: *Yarn over (twice) insert hook in next st, draw up a loop, [yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook] twice; repeat from * once, yarn over, draw yarn through 3 loops on hook.

NOTE
Sweater is made from the top down in one piece.

SWEATER

Yoke
Starting at neck edge, with A, ch 50.
Row 1: Dc into 4th ch from hook, *2 dc in next ch, dc in next 3 ch; repeat from * across to last 2 ch, 2 dc in next ch, dc in last ch; turn—60 dc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in next dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc; repeat from * across to last 3 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 2 dc; turn—72 dc.
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc; repeat from * across to last 3 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 2 dc; turn—84 dc.
Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc; repeat from * across to last 4 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 3 dc; turn—96 dc.
Row 5: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc; repeat from * across to last 4 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 3 dc; turn— 108 dc.
Row 6: Ch 3, dc in next 3dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc; repeat from * across to last 5 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 4 dc; turn—120 dc.
Row 7: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 9 dc; repeat from * across to last 6 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 5 dc; turn—132 dc.

Sizes 9, 12, and 18 Months Only
Row 8: Ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 10 dc; repeat from * across to last 6 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 5 dc; turn—144 dc.

Sizes 12 and 18 Months Only
Row 9: Ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 11 dc; repeat from * across to last 7 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 6 dc; turn—156 dc.

Size 18 Months
Only Row 10: Ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 12 dc; repeat from * across to last 7 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last 6 dc; turn—168 dc.

Divide for Fronts, Back and Sleeves
Row 8 (9, 10, 11): Ch 1, dc in next 17 (19, 22, 24) dc, ch 6 (8, 8, 10) for underarm, skip next 30 (32, 32, 34) dc for sleeve, dc in next 36 (40, 46, 50) dc for back, ch 6 (8, 8, 10) for underarm, skip next 30 (32, 32, 34) dc for sleeve, dc in last 18 (20, 23, 25) dc; turn—84 (96, 108, 120) sts.

Skirt
Row 1: Ch 3, skip first 2 dc, fan in next dc, *skip next 5 dc, fan in next dc; repeat from * across to last 3 dc, skip next 2 dc, dc in top of turning ch; turn—14 (16, 18, 20) fans.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *(sc, ch 3) in next 3 ch-1 spaces, sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * across, sc in top of turning ch; turn— 42 (48, 54, 60) ch-3 spaces.
Row 3: Ch 3, skip next ch-3 space, *fan in next ch-3 space**, skip next 2 ch-3 spaces; repeat from * across, ending last repeat at **, skip next ch-3 space, dc in last sc; turn.
Repeat Rows 2-3 until skirt measures 4 (4, 5, 5)” (10 [10, 12.5, 12.5] cm) from beginning, ending with Row 2 of pattern. Fasten off A, join C.
Last Row: With C, repeat Skirt Row 3. Fasten off C.

Sleeve Edging
Row 1: With right side facing and, join C in first (2nd, 2nd, 4th) dc of skipped sleeve sts on either sleeve opening, work Skirt Row 1 across dc section of sleeve—5 fans. Fasten off C. Repeat Sleeve Edging across other Sleeve opening

Collar
With B, ch 63.
Row 1: Fan in 6th ch from hook, *skip next 5 ch, fan in next ch; repeat from * across to last 3 ch, skip next 2 chs, dc in last ch; turn—10 fans.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *(sc, ch 3) in next 3 ch-1 spaces, sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * across, sc in top of turning ch; turn— 30 ch-3 spaces. Fasten off B, join C.
Row 3: With C, repeat Skirt Row 3. Fasten off C. With right sides facing up, lay collar on top of neckline. Pin in place. With B, slip st collar to neck edge. Fasten off B.
Sew button to left front edge where desired. Use space between sts on right front, opposite button for buttonhole.

Headband
With A, ch 9.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each ch across, turn—7 sts.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), skip first st, dc in each dc across, turn—7 dc.
Repeat row 2 until headband measures 16” (40.5 cm) from beginning or 11/2” (4 cm) less than head circumference.
Without twisting headband, hold both ends together, slip st last row to foundation ch, matching sts.

Flower
With B, make an adjustable ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 12 sc in ring; join with a slip st in first sc—12 sc.
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in first sc, 2 dc in each sc around; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off B, leaving a 12” (30.5 cm) sewing length—24 dc. Join C.
Round 3: With C, *ch 4, tr2tog over next 2 sts, ch 4, slip st in next 2 dc; rep from * around. Fasten off C.

FINISHING
Weave in ends. Sew flower to headband over seam.

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ABBREVIATIONS
A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

 

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