Crib Sleeper



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Covered from every angle

TIE ‘EM IN AND KEEP ‘EM WARM

No. 5314 – Crib Sleeper


Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “DAWN” KNITTING WORSTED, ARTICLE W11


27 – 1 1/4 oz. Skeins White.
1 – 100 yd. Ball “STAR” Rayon Crochet, Art. 700 white.

4 1/2 yds. Blanket Binding. 4 yds. 1 inch Ribbon.

Bone Crochet Hook No. 6.

FRONT. Ch 175, s c in 2nd st from hook, d c in next st of ch, * 1 s c in next st of ch, 1 d c in next st of ch, repeat from * across ch, ch 1, turn.  (Work should measure about 42 inches.)

2nd Row. 1 s c in each d c and 1 d c in each s c, (pattern) ch 1, turn.  (87 patterns) .  Work even in pattern until work measures about 33 inches, break yarn.  Skip 26 patterns, attach yarn in next st, ch 1 and work in pattern over the next 35 patterns, ch 1, turn and work even over the 35 patterns for 5 inches ending row with ch 29, turn.  Do not break yarn.

Next Row. Attach a strand of yarn at opposite side of row long enough to ch 28, break yarn.

Pick up the unbroken yarn and work 14 patterns on the ch 29 for sleeve, work 35 patterns across front and 14 patterns on the ch 28 for other sleeve, ch 1, turn and work even in pattern for 4 inches, (63 patterns.)

Next Row. Work 30 patterns, ch 1, turn.  Next Row. Work 1 row even.

Next Row. Start decreasing for neck, work 29 patterns, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Work 15 patterns, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Work 14 patterns, ch 1, turn.

Next 2 Rows. Work 6 patterns, break yarn.

Next Row. Skip 3 patterns at center for neck, attach yarn in next pattern and work across 30 patterns, then work 1 row even.

Next Row. Slip st over 1st pattern, ch 1, work 29 patterns, ch 1 turn.

Next Row. Slip st over 14 patterns, ch 1, work 15 patterns.

Next Row. Slip st over 1 pattern, ch 1, work 14 patterns.

Next Row. Slip st over 8 patterns, ch 1, work 6 patterns, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Work 6 patterns, break yarn.

BACK. Ch 71, work 35 patterns on ch.  Work even in pattern for 5 inches ending row with ch 30, do not break yarn.  Attach a strand of yarn at opposite end of row long enough to ch 30, break yarn.

Pick up unbroken yarn, turn and work 15 patterns on ch for sleeve; work 35 patterns across back and 15 patterns on ch 30 for other sleeve, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. 1 s c, 1 d c, in 1st dc of pattern, 1 s c, 1 d c in next s c of pattern, (an increase) work in pattern across row increasing 1 pattern in last pattern, then work 1 row even.

Next Row. Increase 1 pattern at beginning and end of row, then work 9 rows even.

Next Row. Slip st over 1 pattern (a decrease), work even omitting the last pattern, (a decrease) then work 1 row even.

Next Row. Decrease 1 pattern at beginning and end of row, then work 1 row even.

Next Row. Slip st over 15 patterns, ch 1 and work 15 patterns, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Slip st over 1 pattern, ch 1 and work 6 patterns, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Work 6 patterns even, break yarn.

Skip 5 patterns at center for neck, attach yarn in next st and work 15 patterns, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Slip st over 8 patterns, ch 1 and work 6 patterns, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Work 6 patterns, break yarn.

HAND SECTION. Ch 13, and work 6 patterns on ch, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Increase 1 pattern at end of row, then work 1 row even, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Increase 1 pattern at end of row, then work 9 rows even, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Work 7 patterns, (a decrease) ch 1, turn, and work 1 row even, ch 1, turn.

Next Row. Work 6 patterns, then work 1 row even.

Work another hand section in same manner.

Bind blanket section and bottom of back section with binding.  Bind front, back of neck and straight edge of hand section with ribbon.  Sew hand section in position on front of sleeper on right side having curved end extended beyond edge of sleeve.  Sew sleeve, underarm and shoulder seams leaving 6 patterns free on each side of neck.

Attach 10 inch ties at neck openings.

Attach two 18 inch ties at each side about 1 1/2 inches down from sleeve.

With Star Rayon – embroider feather stitch at inner edge of blanket binding.

FEATHER STITCH. Thread is held under needle same as making buttonhole stitch.  Take a short buttonhole stitch a little to the side of inner edge of binding.  Take the next stitch a little towards the opposite side.  Alternate, always keeping stitch on slant toward center.

If desired, binding may be omitted and sleeper finished with 3 rows of s c around blanket section and neck edges.


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