Crochet For Your Baby and Knit Too!

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Crochet For Your Baby and Knit Too!
Star Baby Book 130
American Thread Co

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Here's American Thread Company's latest contribution to young America—age to 4 years. The stitches are simple—easier to read than usual because we have written out abbreviations the first time they appear in each pattern. The designs are smart and definitely not fussy. Babies are such fun to dress!

Twenty-one crochet and knit baby patterns. Dancing Clown Bathroom, Crochet Beauty, Crocheted Shell Stitch Set, Crocheted Cap and Booties, Knitted Set - Block Stitch, Knitted Set, Knitted Cap and Booties, Crocheted Twin Set, Cable Cap and Sweater, Knitted Jumper, Loop Stitch Dog, Crocheted Cutie, Crocheted Afghan Stitch Cover, Knitted Block Cover, Crocheted Bulky Cover, Crocheted Booties and Cap I, Crocheted Booties and Cap II, Knitted Sacque with Hood, Knitted Baby Set, Crocheted Jacket and Mittens, Rudolph Craft Toy. 31 pages.


Knitting Patterns

Knitted Set - Block Stitch

BACK: On No. 3 needles cast on 65 stitches (sts) and knit (K) 6 rows.

7th Row. K 2, * holding yarn in front of work, slip (sl) 1, K 5, repeat from * across row ending with sl 1, K 2.

8th Row. K 2, * holding yarn in back of work sl the slipped st, K 5, repeat from * across row ending with sl the slipped st, K 2.

9th Row. Same as 7th row. (More)


Knitted Set

PATTERN: 1st Row. Purl (P) 2, * yarn over (y o), knit (K) 2 together (tog), K 2, P 1, repeat from * across row ending last repeat with P 2.

2nd Row. K 2, * P 4, K 1 (the y o of previous row counts as 1 st), repeat from * across row ending last repeat with K 2.

3rd Row. P 2, * K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 1, P 1, repeat from * across row ending with P 2. (More)


Knitted Baby Set

Starting at neck edge cast on 64 stitches (sts).

1st Row. Knit (K) across row.

2nd Row. Purl (P) across row.

3rd Row. K across row. (More)


Knitted Sacque with Hood

BACK: With Pink cast on 78 stitches (sts). Work in garter st [knit (K) each row] for 6 rows. Work even in stockinette st [K 1 row, Purl (P) 1 row] until back measures 6 inches from beginning.

Next 2 Rows. Bind off 3 sts at beginning of each row.

Next 2 Rows. Bind off 2 sts at beginning of each row, then decrease 1 st on each side every other row twice (64 sts). Work even until armhole measures 3 ½ inches from 1st decreasing point. (More)


Cable Cap & Sweater

BACK: With Blue on No. 1 needles, cast on 100 stitches (sts) and work in ribbing of knit (K) 1, purl (P) 1 for 1 ¼ inches. Change to No. 2 needles and work in stockinette st (K 1 row, P 1 row) until back measures 8 ½ inches from beginning ending with a K row.

YOKE PATTERN RIBBING: 1st and 2nd Rows. Work in ribbing of K 1, P 1, at the same time bind off 5 sts at the beginning of each row, drop Blue.

Next 2 Rows. Attach White and P across each row, cut yarn. (More)


Knitted Jumper

PATTERN: 1st and 3rd Rows. With White K across each row.

2nd and 4th Rows. P across each row, drop White.

5th Row. Attach Scarlet or Red, K 1, * drop the next stitch (st) for 2 rows, pick up and K corresponding st in 3rd White row below, knitting the 2 strands of yarn in, K 1, repeat from * across row ending with K 2. (More)


Knitted Cap & Booties

1st Row. With Blue on No. 3 needles cast on 9 stitches (sts), Purl (P) across row.

2nd Row. * Knit (K) 1, yarn over (y o), repeat from * across row ending with K 1 (8 increases).

3rd Row. P across row.

4th Row. * K 2, y o, repeat from * across row ending with K 1. (More)


Knitted Block Cover

1st Row of Pattern. P 6, * K 3 together (tog), in next st K 1, P 1, K 1 (3 sts are worked in 1 st), repeat from * twice, ** P 6, * K 3 tog, in next st K 1, P 1, K 1, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** twice (72 sts in pattern), P next 72 sts, * K 3 tog, in next st K 1, P 1, K 1, repeat from * twice, ** P 6, * K 3 tog, in next st K 1, P 1, K 1, repeat from * twice, repeat from last ** twice, P 6.

2nd Row. K 6, P 12, * K 6, P 12, repeat from * twice, K 72, P 12, * K 6, P 12, repeat from * twice, K 6. (More)


Crochet Patterns

Dancing Clown Bathrobe

With White chain (ch) 209, double crochet (d c) in 3rd stitch (st) from hook, * ch 1, d c in same space keeping last loop of d c on hook, skip 1 st of ch, d c in next st keeping last loop of d c on hook, yarn over and work off all loops at one time, repeat from * across row ending with ch 1, d c in same space, ch 2, turn.

2nd Row. D c in ch 1 space, * ch 1, d c in same space keeping last loop of d c on hook, d c in next space keeping last loop of d c on hook, yarn over and work off all loops at one time, (pattern) repeat from * across row, ending with ch 1, d c in same space keeping last loop of d c on hook, d c in ch 2 keeping last loop of d c on hook, yarn over and work off all loops at one time, ch 2, turn. (More)


Crocheted Beauty Set

With yarn and size E hook chain (ch) 60, double crochet (d c) in 4th stitch (st) from hook, 1 d c in each remaining st of ch, ch 3, turn.

2nd Row. Skip 1st d c, 2 d c in each d c, 1 d c in 3rd st of end ch, ch 3, turn (54 d c groups).

3rd Row. D c between 1st 2 d c, * skip 2 d c, 2 d c between last d c skipped and next d c, repeat from * 52 times, d c in 3rd st of ch, ch 3, turn. (More)


Crocheted Shell Stitch Set

Orlon is worked with size E hook and "STAR" RAYON CROCHET is worked with No. 3 hook.

RIGHT FRONT: With yarn, chain (ch) 26, single crochet (s c) in 8th stitch (st) from hook, * ch 2, skip 2 sts of ch, double crochet (d c) in next st, ch 2, skip 2 sts of ch, s c in next st, repeat from * twice, ch 3, turn.

2nd Row. 2 d c in same space, * s c in next d c, 5 d c (shell) in next s c, repeat from * twice, s c in 3rd st of end loop, ch 5, turn. (More)


Crocheted Cap & Booties

Chain (ch) 4, join to form a ring, ch 3 and work 11 double crochet (d c) in ring, join in 3rd stitch (st) of ch, ch 3, turn.

2nd Round. D c in same space, * 2 d c in next d c, repeat from * all around, join, ch 3, turn.

3rd Round. D c in same space, d c in next d c, * 2 d c in next d c, d c in next d c, repeat from * all around, join, turn. (More)


Crocheted Twin Set

With Buttercup and size E hook chain (ch) 71 (76), single crochet (s c) in 2nd stitch (st) from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row. 1 s c in 1st s c, 1 double crochet (d c) in same space, * skip 1 s c, 1 s c, 1 d c in next s c, skip 2 s c, 1 s c, 1 d c in next s c, repeat from * across row to within last 2 sts, skip 1 s c, s c in last s c, ch 1, turn.

3rd Row. 1 s c, 1 d c in same space, * skip 1 d c, 1 s c, 1 d c in next s c (pattern), repeat from * across row ending with skip 1 d c, s c in last s c, 28 (30) patterns, ch 1, turn. Repeat the last row until work measures 8 (8 ½) inches. (More)


Crocheted Cutie Dress

Directions are given for size 1. Size 2 is given in parentheses.

BODICE: Front-With Pink chain (ch) 103 (115), single crochet (s c) in 3rd stitch (st) from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 st of ch, s c in next st, repeat from * across ch, turn.

2nd Row. Ch 2, * s c in next ch 1 space, ch 1 (pattern), repeat from * across row ending with s c in end loop, drop Pink, turn. (When changing color always complete last half of last st worked with next color.) (More)


Crocheted Jacket & Mittens

BACK: With afghan hook chain (ch) 60, pick up and pull a loop through each stitch (st) of ch leaving all loops on hook (60 loops on hook), work back by drawing yarn through 1st loop (post of st), * yarn over hook and draw through 2 loops, repeat from * to end of row (1 complete row).

2nd Row. The loop on hook is 1st st of row, with yarn in back of work, pick up a loop in each of the next 3 sts inserting hook under post of st, all sts are worked in same manner, * place yarn in front of work and pick up a loop in each of the next 3 sts, this is a purled afghan st, with yarn in back of work, draw up a loop in each of the next 4 sts, this is a plain afghan st, repeat from * across row leaving all sts on hook. (More)


Crocheted Booties & Cap I

With size E hook chain (ch) 4, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 6 single crochet (s c) in ring, do not join this or following rounds. Place a marker at beginning of each round.

2nd Round. 2 s c in each s c (12 s c).

3rd Round. * 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from * all around. (More)


Crocheted Booties & Cap II

Chain (ch) 4, join to form a ring, ch 3 [counts as 1 double crochet (d c)], 13 d c in ring, join.

2nd Row. Ch 3, d c in same space, * 2 d c in next d c, repeat from * all around, join in 3rd stitch (st) of ch (28 d c).

3rd Row. Ch 3 and working in d c, increase 6 d c evenly spaced (34 d c). (More)


Crocheted Afghan Stitch Cover

CENTER SECTION: With White and afghan hook chain (ch) 105 to measure 21 inches. Work 104 afghan stitches (sts), (afghan st: pick up and pull a loop through 2nd st from hook, pick up and pull a loop through each remaining st of ch, leaving all loops on hook, drop White, attach Blue, work back by drawing yarn through first loop, * yarn over hook, draw through 2 loops, repeat from * to end of row).

2nd Row. With Blue work same as 1st row picking up vertical yarn instead of ch, drop Blue, pick up White and work back the same way. (More)


Crocheted Bulky Cover

GAUGE: 4 patterns = 2 inches. 4 rows = 2 ¼ inches.

CENTER: With Gray chain (ch) 61 (about 19 inches), yarn over hook, insert in 3rd stitch (st) from hook, pull loop through, yarn over hook, skip 1 st of ch, insert in next st, pull loop through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 1 (the ch 1 is termed the eye of the st), * yarn over hook, insert in same space with last st, pull loop through, yarn over hook, skip 1 st of ch, insert in next st, pull loop through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 1 (pattern), repeat from * across row, ch 1 more to turn. (More)


Loop Stitch Dog

BODY SECTION: Chain (ch) 5, join to form a ring, ch 3, 11 double crochet (d c) in ring, join in 3rd stitch (st) of ch.

2nd Row. Ch 3 (counts as 1 d c), d c in same space, 2 d c in each remaining d c (24 d c), join in 3rd st of ch.

3rd Row. Ch 3, 2 d c in next d c, * 1 d c in next d c, 2 d c in next d c, repeat from * all around, join. (More)


Craft Patterns

Rudolph

Remove about 2 yds. from skein for tying. Wind remainder of skein over a 6 inch cardboard. Remove from cardboard.

Using a double strand of yarn tie one end loosely making it about 2 inches wide (bottom). Tie tightly 1 ½ inches from opposite end for hair. Trim hair as illustrated. Tie 2 inches from last tying for neck. (More)