Thursday, 18 August 2016

Mini Kids Sea Shells Top - Free Crochet Pattern

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Mini Kids Sea Shells Top - Crochet Pattern



Materials and Tools:

> Photographed in colour 'Lavender'
> Darning Needle - To weave in ends

Finished Measurements Approx:

> Mini Kids 1-2 years

> Width 15.5”
> Circumference 31”
> Length 15”

Gauge:

> 12.36 dc and 7 rows = 4 inches (10cm)
> 6.18 dc = 2 inches

Pattern

Make 2:

R1. Ch52, 1sc in 4th ch from hook * Skip next 2 chains, work (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in next ch, skip next 2 chains, work (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ch * Repeat across finishing with (1sc, ch1, 1hdc) in last ch, turn

R2. Ch3 (counts as 1dc) 2dc in first hdc st from previous row * Work (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ch2 space, work (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in next ch3 space * Repeat across finishing with 3dc in 3rd ch of turning ch, turn

R3. Ch3 (counts as 1hdc, ch1) 1sc in very first dc from previous row * Work (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in next ch3 space, work (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ch2 space * Repeat across finishing with (1sc, ch1, 1hdc) in top of turning ch, turn

R4-R27. Repeat rows 2 and 3 (Row 27 should be a repeat of of row 3)

Fasten off and weave in ends.


Joining:

> Lay both pieces flat on top of each other with wrong sides facing outwards.

> To seam up shoulders using needle and yarn, starting from outside stitch first working inwards towards neck, seam for 5 inches both sides. Fasten off and weave in ends.


> To seam sides together, use needle and yarn, leaving the top 9 rows unworked for armholes, seam downwards on both sides ( I used the mattress stitch to give more of a seamless finish )

Fasten off and weave in ends.


Arms:

R1. With top right side facing, join yarn to bottom of arm hole, Ch1 (does not count as a stitch) 1hdc in same st, work 33hdc evenly around arm hole opening, join with a slip to beg dc (34hdc)

R2. Ch1 (does not count as a stitch) 1sc in each st around, join with a slip stitch to beg sc (34sc)

Fasten off and weave in ends. Repeat on other arm.

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