Friday, 5 June 2015

Parma Violet ~ Crochet Baby Jacket

 
So many of you have liked my latest sleeveless crochet baby top ................ and asked for a version with sleeves............... so here it is. Enjoy :)
 
Parma ~ Crochet Baby Jacket
 
 
 
Parma Violet ~ Crochet Baby Jacket        
Written in UK terminology
 
Size:                        0 -3 months
DK (8ply) yarn   60 -65g main colour, plus a little in a contrasting colour for the borders
4mm hook 
1, 2 or 3 buttons as desired

 
Worked from the top down

Foundation Chain 47
R1:  Tc in third ch from hook, tc in every chain to end.   45sts
R2:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 3sts * repeat from * to * to last 3 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 2sts        (56sts)
R3:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 1tc,  * 2tc in next st, tc in next 4sts * repeat from * to * to last 4 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 3sts     (68sts)
R4:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 2tc,  * 2tc in next st, tc in next 5sts * repeat from * to * to last 5 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 4sts     (80sts)
R5:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 3tc,  * 2tc in next st, tc in next 6sts * repeat from * to * to last 6 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 5sts     (92sts)
R6:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 4tc,  * 2tc in next st, tc in next 7sts * repeat from * to * to last 7 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 6sts     (104sts)
R7:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 5tc,  * 2tc in next st, tc in next 8sts * repeat from * to * to last 8 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 7sts     (116sts)
Divide for the armholes
R8:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, 14tc,  2tc in next st ,  2tc in next st,  skip the next 23sts, 2tc in next st,  2tc in next st,  tc in next 30sts,  2tc in next st,  2tc in next st, skip the next 23sts, 2tc in next st,  2tc in next st,  tc in next 16sts                          (78sts)
R9:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, tc across                                             (78sts)
Repeat R9, 8 or 9 times more until the jacket is the required length.
Cut yarn and finish off.
 
For the sleeves  (make both alike)
Rejoin yarn to 23sts for the sleeve – tc across 23sts PLUS one st at each side, slip stitch to join      (25sts)
Work 2 rounds on these 25sts
Decrease one st on next round                                                                                                               (24sts)
Work 2 more rounds on these 24sts
Decrease one st on next round                                                                                                               (23sts)
Work 2 more rounds on these 24sts
Decrease one st on next round                                                                                                               (22sts)
Work 1 more round on these 22sts
Cut yarn and finish off

 
For the borders
Using a contrast colour,  dc all around jacket and both sleeve edges. Finish off.
 
Darn away ends.
Add buttons as desired

Parma Baby Jackets
 
Parma Baby Jackets - small, medium, large premature

Size:            Large Premature Baby

DK (8ply) yarn   - 
46 - 48g main colour, plus a little in a contrasting colour for the borders

4mm hook 
 
1, 2 or 3 buttons as desired
 
Worked from the top down

Foundation Chain 43
 
R1:  Tc in third ch from hook, tc in every chain to end       (41sts)
 
R2:  Tc in second ch from hook, tc in every chain to end       (41sts)
 
R3:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 3sts * repeat from * to * to last 3 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 2sts       (51sts)
 
R4:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 1tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 4sts * repeat from * to * to last 4 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 3sts       (62sts)
 
R5:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 2tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 5sts * repeat from * to * to last 5 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 4sts       (73sts)
 
R6:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 3tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 6sts * repeat from * to * to last 6 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 5sts       (84sts)
 
R7:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 4tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 7sts * repeat from * to * to last 7 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 6sts       (95sts)
  
Divide for the armholes
 
R8:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, 10tc, 2tc in next st ,  2tc in next st,  skip the next 20sts, 2tc in next st,  2tc in next st,  tc in next 23sts,  2tc in next st,  2tc in next st, skip the next 20sts, 2tc in next st,  2tc in next st,  tc in next 12sts   
 
R9:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, tc across                                                (63sts)
 
Repeat R9, 6 times more or until the jacket is the required length.
Cut yarn and finish off.
 
For the sleeves  (make both alike)
Rejoin yarn to 20sts for the sleeve – tc across 20sts PLUS one st at each side, slip stitch to join      (22sts)

Work 1 round on these 22sts
Decrease one st on next round                                                               (21sts)

Work 1 more round on these 21sts
Decrease one st on next round                              (20sts)

Work 1 more round on these 20sts
Decrease one st on next round                              (19sts)

Work 2 more rounds on these 19sts
Cut yarn and finish off


For the borders
 
Using a contrast colour, dc all around jacket and both sleeve edges. Finish off.
To complete
Using a sewing needle, join the underarm with a couple of stitches.
Darn away ends.

Add buttons as desired.
 


Size:            Medium Premature Baby
DK (8ply) yarn   26 - 28g main colour, plus a little in a contrasting colour for the borders

4mm hook 
1, 2 or 3 buttons as desired


Worked from the top down

Foundation Chain 39

R1:  Tc in third ch from hook, tc in every chain to end.   37sts
R2:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 3sts * repeat from * to * to last 3 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 2sts       (46sts)
R3:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 1tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 4sts * repeat from * to * to last 4 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 3sts       (56sts)
 
R4:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 2tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 5sts * repeat from * to * to last 5 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 4sts       (66sts)
 
R5:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 3tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 6sts * repeat from * to * to last 6 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 5sts       (76sts)
 
R6:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 4tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 7sts * repeat from * to * to last 7 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 6sts       (86sts)
 
Divide for the armholes
 
R7:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, 11tc, skip the next 18sts, tc in next 24sts, skip the next 18sts, tc in next 13sts    
R8:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, 10tc, 2tc in next st, 24tc, 2tc in next st, 12tc    (50sts)

R9:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, tc across                                                (52sts)
Repeat R9, 4 times more or until the jacket is the required length.

Cut yarn and finish off.
 
For the sleeves  (make both alike)
Rejoin yarn to 18sts for the sleeve – tc across 18sts PLUS one st at each side, slip stitch to join      (20sts)

Work 1 round on these 20sts
Decrease one st on next round                              (19sts)

Work 1 more round on these 19sts
Decrease one st on next round                              (18sts)

Work 1 more round on these 18sts
Decrease one st on next round                              (17sts)

Work 2 more round on these 17sts
Cut yarn and finish off
For the borders
Using a contrast colour, dc all around jacket and both sleeve edges. Finish off.
To complete
 
Using a sewing needle, join the underarm with a couple of stitches.
Darn away ends.
Add buttons as desired



Size:            Small Premature Baby      
Chest:         10”
Length:       5½”
Sleeve:        3”
 
DK (8ply) yarn   -
20 -22g main colour, plus a little in a contrasting colour for the borders

4mm hook 
 
1, 2 or 3 buttons as desired
 
Worked from the top


Foundation Chain 35
R1:  Tc in third ch from hook, tc in every chain to end.   33sts
R2:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 3sts * repeat from * to * to last 3 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 2sts       (41sts)
R3:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 1tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 4sts * repeat from * to * to last 4 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 3sts       (50sts)
R4:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 2tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 5sts * repeat from * to * to last 5 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 4sts       (59sts)

R5:  Ch2, turn, tc in first st, 3tc, * 2tc in next st, tc in next 6sts * repeat from * to * to last 6 sts, 2tc in next st, tc in next 5sts       (68sts)
Divide for the armholes
R6:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, 6tc, 2tc in next st ,  2tc in next st,  skip the next 14sts, 2tc in next st,  2tc in next st,  tc in next 16sts,  2tc in next st,  2tc in next st, skip the next 14sts, 2tc in next st,  2tc in next st,  tc in next 8sts              (78sts)
R7:  Ch2, turn, tc in second st, tc across                                                (48sts)
Repeat R7, 4 times more or until the jacket is the required length.
 
Cut yarn and finish off.
For the sleeves  (make both alike)
Rejoin yarn to 14sts for the sleeve – tc across 14sts PLUS one st at each side, slip stitch to join      (16sts)
Work 2 rounds on these 16sts
Decrease one st on next round                                                               (15sts)
Work 2 more rounds on these 15sts
 
Decrease one st on next round                                                               (14sts)
Cut yarn and finish off
For the borders
Using a contrast colour, dc all around jacket and both sleeve edges. Finish off.

To complete
Using a sewing needle, join the underarm with a couple of stitches.

Darn away ends.
Add buttons, ribbons or bows as desired.

 
 
 
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