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Picot and Lace Baby Cloche

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Fits sizes Newborn (3-6 months/6-12 months/18-24 months). Highlight instructions for your size before beginning. MATERIALS:    1 skein KnitPicks Andean Treasure 100% Baby Alpaca yarn pictured in “Fog” and “Sapphire Blue Heathrer” (or another sport weight yarn) Size J crochet hook Yarn needle for finishing

GAUGE: 4 hdc = 1”; from the middle of one V-stitch to the next V-stitch = 1” ABBREVIATIONS:       Ch: Chain Sc: Single Crochet Hdc: Half Double Crochet Dc: Double Crochet Dsc: Decrease Single Crochet Sl st: Slip stitch

Special stitches:    V-stitch: dc-ch1-dc in same stitch Cluster stitch: 3 dc in same stitch Picot: sc-ch3-sl st in same stitch

(to picot: sc, then chain 3…)

(…slip stitch in same stitch)

Foundation Ring: Chain 3. Join with a slip stitch to form a ring. Round 1: Ch 2 [it may be helpful to place a stitch marker in the first ch 2 and move it up to mark the beginning of each round]. 10 hdc in ring. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. [You should have 11 hdc] Round 2: Ch 2. One hdc in same space. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. [You have increased 11 hdc for a total of 22 hdc] Round 3: Ch 2. * 2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc.** Repeat from * to ** around. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. [30 hdc] Round 4: Ch 2. Hdc in same stitch. * 1 hdc in next hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc.** Repeat from * to ** around. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. [44 hdc] **size 3-6 months only** Round 5: crochet another round here increasing 4 hdc as follows. Ch 2. Hdc in same space. *Hdc in next 10 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. ** Repeat from * to ** two more times. Hdc in next 8 hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. [48 hdc] **size 6-12 and 18-24 months only** Round 5: crochet another round here increasing 8 hdc as follows. Ch 2. Hdc in same space. Hdc in next 5 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Hdc in next 4 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Hdc in next 5 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Hdc in next 4 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Hdc in next 5 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Hdc in next 4 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Hdc in next 5 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Hdc in next 3 hdc. 2 hdc in base of beg ch-2. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. (52 hdc) **size 6-12 and 18-24 months only** Round 6: 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. (52 hdc) **size 18-24 months only** Round 7 and 8: 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. (52 hdc)

**All sizes** Round 5 (6/7/9) (beginning of Lace pattern): Ch 3. Skip 2 hdc; V-stitch (dcch1-dc) in next hdc. *Skip 2 hdc; V-stitch** Repeat from * to ** around. **Newborn only: Skip last hdc and join with a sl st in top of ch-2.** **All sizes: v-stitch in last hdc and join with a sl st in top of ch 2. [14 (15/17/17) Vstitches]

Round 6 (7/8/10): Ch 3. Cluster stitch (3 dc in same stitch) in ch-1 space of the next V-stitch. Repeat cluster stitch in each ch-1 space around. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. [14 (15/17/17) clusters]

Round 7 (8/9/11): Ch 3. V-stitch in center dc of next cluster stitch. Repeat V-stitch around. Join with a sl st in top of ch-2. [14 (15/17/17) V-stitches] Round 8 (9/10/12): Repeat Cluster Round 6 (7/8/10). [14 (15) clusters] Round 9 (10/11/13): Repeat v-stitch round. Round 10 (11/12/14): Repeat cluster round. **sizes 6-12 and 18-24 months only** Round 13/15: Repeat V-stitch round. **size 18-24 months only** Round 16: Repeat Cluster round.

**ALL SIZES** Round 11 (12/14/17) (decrease round): Ch 1. Sc in same space. Sc in next 4 dc; decrease single crochet (insert hook into next st and wrap yarn, pull loop through for two loops on the hook; insert hook into next st and wrap yarn, pull loop through for three loops on the hook; wrap yarn and pull through all loops on the hook). *Sc in next 4 dc. Dsc.** Repeat from * to ** around to last 5 dc. Sc in last 5 (3/2/2) dc. **Newborn size only** Round 10: Ch 1. Sc in same space. Sc in next sc. Picot (sc-ch3-sl st in same stitch) in next sc. *Sc in next 2 sc. Picot in next sc.** Repeat from * to ** around. Sc in last sc. Join with a sl st in beginning ch-1. Fasten off. **3-6 month size only** Round 11: Ch 1. Sc in same space. Sc in next sc. Picot (sc-ch3- sl st in same stitch) in next sc. *Sc in next 2 sc. Picot in next sc.** Repeat from * to ** around. Sc in last 2 sc. Picot in beginning ch-1. Join with a sl st in beginning ch-1. Fasten off. **6-12 and 18-24** Round 13/16: Ch 1. Sc in same space. Sc in next sc. Picot (sc-ch3- sl st in same stitch) in next sc. *Sc in next 2 sc. Picot in next sc.** Repeat from * to ** around. Join with a sl st in beginning ch-1. Fasten off. Weave in ends. I have made every effort to ensure this pattern doesn’t have errors. I hope you enjoy it! Please contact me with any questions or comments. I would appreciate your feedback.

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