Saturday, November 27, 2010

LARGER DOLL'S SLEEP SACK WITH FLOWER EMBELLISHMENT


SIZE: Fits 12 to 15 inch baby doll

GAUGE: unimportant

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn approximately 3 ounces
Small amount of worsted weight yarn in contrasting color for flower
I (5.5 mm) Crochet hook
2 approximately ¾ inch buttons
Tapestry needle

NOTES:
1. Read the pattern all the way through before beginning.
2. Pull slipstitches tight unless instructed not to.
3. Finished measurements approximately 15 inch circumference and 12 length.
4. Yarn in photo is Red Heart Super Saver Melonberry.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Round 1:
Ch 3, (do not count beginning chains as first dc from now on) 12 dc in the 3rd ch from hook. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (12 sts)

Round 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (24 sts)

Round 3: Ch 2, dc in 2 sts, *dc in 1 st, 2 dc in next st, repeat from * around. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (35 sts)

Round 4: Ch 1, *sc in 1 st, hdc in 2 sts, dc in 1 st, hdc in 2 sts, sc in 1 st. Repeat from * around. . Join with slipstitch in first sc. (35 sts)

Round 5: Ch 1, *sc in 1 st, hdc in 2 sts, 3 dc in 1 st, hdc in 2 sts, sc in 1 st. Repeat from * around. Join with slipstitch in first sc. (45 sts)

Round 6: Ch 1, *sc in 1 st, hdc in 2 sts, dc in next st, 3 dc in 1 st, dc in next st, hdc in 2 sts, sc in 1 st. Repeat from * around. Join with slipstitch in first sc. (55 sts)

Round 7: Slipstitch in next st (don’t pull this slipstitch tight), ch 2, dc in the same st and in next 3 stitches, *3 dc in next stitch, dc in next 4 stitches, skip 2 dc, dc in 4 sts. Repeat from * around. End round with 3 dc in next stitch, dc in next 4 stitches. Join with slipstitch in first dc. (55 sts)

Rounds 8-18: Slipstitch in next st (don’t pull this slipstitch tight), ch 2, dc in the same st and in next 3 stitches, *3 dc in next stitch, dc in next 4 stitches, skip 2 dc, dc in 4 sts. Repeat from * around. End round with 3 dc in next stitch, dc in next 4 stitches. Join with slipstitch in first dc. (55 sts)

Round 19: Slipstitch in next st (don’t pull this slipstitch tight), ch 1, sc in same stitch and next 3 sts. *Sc, ch 2, sc in next st, sc in 4 sts, skip 2 dc, sc in 4 sts. Repeat from * around. End round with sc, ch 2, sc in next st, sc in 4 sts. Join with slipstitch in first sc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

FLOWER:
With I hook and contrasting yarn. Ch 4, slipstitch in 4th ch from hook to form ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, *sc, ch 1. Repeat from * 7 times. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (8 sc, 8 ch 1 sp)

Round 2: *Ch 1, 3 dc in ch 1 sp, ch 1, slipstitch in sc. Repeat around. (8 petals)

Fasten off.

Sew flower to sleep sack sandwiching flower and sleep sack between the 2 buttons.

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