Little Stranger Infant Sacque

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3 oz. of white 3 ply yarn (or three ¾ oz. balls)—1 ball blue or pink 3 ply yarn, for trim—3 yds. ½" ribbon. No. 4 bone crochet hook.

YOKE—ch 50.
ROW 1: 1 dc in 4th. ch from hook—1 dc in each of next 7 ch—5 dc in next ch (shell)—1 dc in each of next 5 ch—5 in next ch—1 dc in each of next 16 ch—5 dc in next ch—1 dc in each of next 5 ch—5 dc in next—1 dc in each of next 8 ch, ch 3 turn.

ROW 2: dc in each dc of row 1—making 5 dc in center dc of each shell—ch 3 turn.
Repeat row 2—4 more times, making 6 rows in yoke—ch 1—turn.

ROW 7: 1 sc in each dc to center of 1st. shell—ch 5 (underarm)—sc in center of next shell—leaving the shoulder sts.—sc in each dc across back to center of 3rd. shell—ch 5—sc in center of last shell—sc in each dc across front, ch 3 turn.

ROW 8: Skip 1 sc—*dc in next—ch 1—dc in same st (pattern)—skip 1 sc—repeat from* to underarm ch—make 3 patterns
across the ch—and continue in pattern across row ending with 1 dc in last sc of row 7—ch 3 turn.

ROW 9: * dc under ch 1—of last pattern ch 1—dc under same ch—repeat from* across row ending with dc in turning ch of row 8—ch 3—turn.
Repeat row 9—13 more times. Work 1 row of pattern around neck edge the same as for body.

EDGING: With color—starting at left bottom edge—*dc under the ch 1 of pattern—ch 1—dc under same ch—ch 1—dc under same ch—ch 1—repeat from* around entire jacket, making the shells at the top of each dc along front edges.

WITH WHITE—sc between first two shells—ch 3—*sc in top of shell—ch 3—sc between next 2 shells. Repeat from* around.

SLEEVES—Join yarn in center of underarm ch—and sc around armhole—st for st—join with sl st—ch 3—work in pattern as for body joining each rnd. with a sl st in 3rd. ch—until there are 8 rows for short sleeves or 16 rows for long sleeves.

Edge the same as for jacket—Run ribbon through the pattern sts around neck—underarm—and sleeves.

Other great patterns from Tops in Togs for Babies, Volume No. 1.

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