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Alice Fowler Crocheted Baby Set 1195
Crocheted Baby Set No.
Original Design by Alice Fowler, 10 1/2 E Pikes Peak, Colorado
Materials: Bear Brand Wonderized Babyfair (15 1-ounce
balls). For 2-color combination, 9 balls main color (A), 6 balls trim
color (B). Two balls (color A) for edges. Ribbon in Color B.
Bone Crochet Hook No. 2.
NOTE: This pattern originally used Bucilla Crochelle
yarn in Color A for edge. A later printing (and different picture) did
not specify this yarn although all other directions remained the same.
Gauge: Chain 10 = 1 inch
sl st---slip stitch
* * repeat
instructions between asterisks
Row 1. (With color A). Ch 67,
dc in 4th st from hook, dc in each of next 9, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next, dc in each
of next 10, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next, dc in each of next 19, (dc, ch 3, dc)
in next, dc in each of next 10, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next, dc in each of next 11,
ch 3, turn.
Row 2. Dc in each dc, and (2 dc, ch
3, 2 dc) under each ch 3, ch 3, turn.
Repeat Row 2 4 times with color A, and 3
times with color B.
Row 10. Join color A, * ch 3, 2 dc
in same st, sk 1, sc in next * (lazy shell made), repeat across, catching
corners of yoke together at underarm (57 lazy shells), ch 3, turn.
Row 11. 2 dc in base of ch 3, * (sc,
ch 3, 2 dc) under next ch 3 *, repeat across, sc in top of turning ch, ch 3,
Repeat Row 11 10 times. Fasten off.
Join color B. Make 5 rows same as
Row 11, fasten off.
Join color A. Make 5 more rows in
pattern. Fasten off.
Sleeve. Join A at underarm, set on
pattern st as before, except sk 2 between shells (16 shells), join, ch 3, turn,
at end of each row. Make 17 rows A, and 4 rows B.
Cuff. (Color A) 2 sc under each ch
3, (32 sc). Make 2 rows dc even, 1 row lazy shells with sk 1 between, join
and fasten off.
With color A, ch 96 closely, 2 dc in 4th
ch from hook, *sk 2, (sc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next *, repeat across. Work in
pattern for 12 more rows, join color B, make 5 rows. Join color A, make 3
rows. Turn. *dc in sc, sk 1 dc, hdc in next dc, sc under ch 3 *,
Fold ends tog and crochet up the back with
sc * ch 2, sk 1, sc *, repeat across. Fasten off.
With B, sc closely across neckline,
drawing to shape by skipping a st now and then.
Flare. With A, make 2 rows in
pattern, and add 3 rows B. Fasten off.
Carriage Robe. With A, ch 159.
Pattern as for sleeve, 14 rows A, 6 rows B, 14 rows A, 6 rows B, 21 rows A, 6
rows B, 14 rows A, 6 rows B, 14 rows A.
Border. 6 rows B in pattern.
To turn a square corner, make 3 dc instead of 2 in the shell, ch 3, and make the
next shell under the third dc, then continue in pattern.
Begin with sole: Color A. Ch
Row 1. 2 dc in fourth ch from hook,
1 dc in each of next 15, 5 dc in next, 1 dc in each of next 15 down opposite
side of ch, 2 dc in last, join to top of 3-ch.
Row 2. Ch 3, 2 dc in each of next 3,
1 dc in each of next 13, 2 dc in each of next 7, 1 dc in each of next 13, 2 dc
in each of next 3, 1 dc in same st as 3-ch, join.
Row 3. Ch 3, (1 dc in next, 2 dc in
next) 3 times, 1 dc in each of next 14, (2 dc in next, 1 dc in next) 7 times, 1
dc in each of next 13, (2 dc in next, 1 dc in next) 3 times, 1 dc in same st as
Row 4. Ch 3, 1 dc around the spoke
of each dc, inserting hook from back, right to left, join. (68 dc,
Rows 5 and 6. Ch 3, dc in each dc,
Row 7. Color B. Ch 3, yo, draw
up lp in first dc, insert hook in next dc and draw up lp, yo, through 3, yo,
through 2 (dec dc made), dc in each dc until last 2, make dec dc, join, and
fasten off. This is center back (66 dc).
Instep. Row 1 Color A.
Beginning with first st to left of 3-ch in center back, count on left side of
shoe to 27th st. Join yarn in this st and with toe of shoe toward you,
draw lp in same st. Retaining all lps on hook, draw up lp in each of next
12 (13 lps). Work off as follows: yo, through 1, *yo, through 2*,
repeat across. The lp left on hook is always first st of next row.
Row 2. Insert hook under second
vertical bar, draw up lp. Retaining all lps on hook, draw up lp in each
vertical bar except last. Now insert hook through last vertical bar and st
directly behind it and draw up lp (13 lps). Work off as for Row 1.
Make 6 more rows in same manner.
Row 9. Draw up lp under second
vertical bar, yo, through 2 (sc made). Repeat across, ending with 1 lp on
Fasten instep in shoe as follows:
Catch remaining lp on hook into 15th st from center back on right side of shoe
(do not count 3-ch) and with instep piece toward you, sc it st for st to right
side of shoe, 2 sc at corner, sc across toe, inserting hook from right to left
under each of the original 13 sts of instep, 2 sc at corner, sc instep and shoe
tog along left side, ending in 15th st from center back (do not count 3-ch).
Top. Row 1. Pattern as for
sleeve (14 shells), 3 rows A, 3 rows B.
Edge entire set with Bucilla Crochelle
(yarn not named in second version of pattern), * ch 3, sk 1, sl st in next *,
repeat around. Use ribbons in Color B.