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Bab y

blueprint
crochet
irresistible projects
for little ones

robyn
chachula
Equipment
yarn: DK weight (#3 Light).
Shown: Classic Elite Yarns Provence
(100% Mercerized Egyptian Cotton),
CYCA #3, 205 yds/100 g: MC #2624
Deep Sea 4, 5, 5, 6 hanks; CC1 #2698
Orange Peel 1, 1, 1, 1 hank; CC2 #2650
New Moon 1, 1, 1, 1 hank

hook: G/7–4.5mm, H/8–5.0mm,


I/9–5.5mm crochet hooks or hooks
needed to obtain gauge.

notions: Tapestry needle for weaving


in ends; straight pins; two 1¼" (3.2 cm)
buttons.

gauge: 32 st (8 stitch repeats) by 15


rows = 4" x 3¾" (10 x 9.5 cm) (in poppy
st pattern) and G/7 hook 28 st (7 Stitch
Repeats) by 15 rows = 3¾" x 4" (9.5 x 10 joni
jumper
cm) (in poppy st pattern) and I/9 hook

size: Small (Medium, Large, Extra


Large) is sized to fit 6 (12, 18, 24) month
with a relaxed fit. Jacket shown is a
Medium (12 month size). I am always on the lookout for clothes that can grow with my
daughter. Our favorites, hands down, are sleeveless dresses

note: that can go from summer sundresses to winter tunics (when


paired with a long-sleeve top and leggings or tights). This
Stitch pattern is reversible.

jumper is modeled after one of our most-loved dresses. The


flower appliqué can be substituted for any other patch that
your little one may love.

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Equipment
yarn: Worsted weight (#4 Medium).
Shown: Spud and Chloë, Sweater (55%
superwash wool, 45% organic cotton;
160 yd [146.3 m]/ 3.5 oz [100 g]):
#7504 lake (MC) 2 (2, 3, 3) hanks;
#7502 grass (CC1) 1 (1, 1, 1) hank.

hook: H/8 (5 mm) or hook needed


to obtain gauge.

notions: Tapestry needle for weaving


in ends, 12 (12, 14, 16)" (30.5 [30.5,
35.5, 40.5] cm) matching molded
separating sport zipper, matching
sewing thread and needle; spray bottle
with water and straight pins

hank
for blocking.

gauge: 14 esc by 12 rows = 4" x 4"


(10 x 10 cm).

size: Small (Medium, Large, Extra


Large) pullover is sized to fit 6 (12, 18,
24) months with a relaxed fit. Pullover
vest
shown is a Medium (12-month size). This vest is for the little boy that is always on the run and for
parents who dig style. The vest is constructed with extended
note: single crochet, which will produce a thin fabric that makes the
Change in stitch diagrams highlights
vest easy to wear. The streamlined, contrasting color shapes
where to change between MC and CC1.
near the shoulders add just a touch of sophistication to the
vest and will keep you entertained as you crochet. The zip-up
front makes the vest easy to get on and off, while the washable
wool blend yarn makes it a snap to machine wash.

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contents
baby crochet design
Choosing the right yarn for the job
Baby proof your stitches
Choosing the best style for your baby
Parent proof finishing newsboy
cap
for girls
Stella Jacket
Leah Pullover
Joni Jumper
Anna Cardigan
Lizzie Tunic
Rosa Car Coat

for boys
Callum Pullover
Ryan Jacket
Hank Vest
Severin Pullover
Charlie Vest
Hunter Pullover

accessories
Boot Slippers
Socks
Pea Pod Slider Slippers
Soaker Diaper Cover
Ginger Sun Hat
Newsboy Cap

for the home


Textured Washcloth
Burp Cloth Bib
Robot Burt
Elephant Mobile
Mari Nursing Wrap
Mod Stroller Blanket froggie
Froggie Afghan afghan
elephant
mobile

rosa
anna
car coat
cardigan

callum
pullover

pea pod
slider slippers

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Adorable, soft, and sweet
crocheted projects
Visual crocheter Robyn Chachula is back! Baby
Blueprint Crochet brings the fundamentals of
reading crochet stitch diagrams (which made
Blueprint Crochet an indispensable resource)
to smaller, more approachable projects.

Using standard diagrams and symbols,


Chachula presents easy-to-follow instructions
and patterns for a wide assortment of kid-
friendly projects. The 25 projects in Baby
Blueprint Crochet will appeal to moms and
kids as well as crocheters: no frilly stuff,
scratchy yarns, or heirloom afghans. Inside
you’ll find wearable and adorable garments
for boys and girls, such as jumpers, tunics,
jackets, and vests. Chachula also offers
smaller pieces, including slippers, blankets,
and toys.

Perfect for beginning and intermediate


crocheters, Baby Blueprint Crochet will
capture your heart with its adorable
designs and fun to make patterns.

Paperback, 8½ x 9
Robyn Chachula is the author of Blueprint Crochet and Mission Falls Goes Crochet. Her
136 pages
designs have been published in magazines including Interweave Crochet and Crochet Today!
ISBN 978-1-59668-201-6, $21.95
and several books including Interweave Presents Crocheted Gifts. She has also designed for
Available December 2010
yarn companies and has appeared as a guest on Knit and Crochet Today and Knitting Daily TV.
She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.