Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon

 

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Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon… What a lovely gift this will make for any beautiful little angel!!  And if you know someone with an infant who is suffering from illness or displacement, this would be a great way of  paying it forward!! This is free pattern is in the beautiful Amazing Grace Stitch Pattern!!

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Size ~

20″ Long x 28″ Around The Top

Gauge ~ 

8 Hdc x 4 Rows = 2″ x 2″

Materials ~

Yarn: Caron Simply Soft – 450 total yards.

3 Colors – Color A: Blue Mint 200 yards Color B: Rainbow Bright 75 yards Color C: Orange 175 yards

Hook: I or hook to meet gauge

Stitches ~

St ~ Stitch      Sl St ~ Slip Stitch      Sk ~ Skip      Ch ~ Chain     Sp ~ Space     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet      Dc ~ Double Crochet     Rev Sc ~ Reverse Single Crochet

Tips ~

*You will be working in the round

*The easiest way to do the color changing in this pattern is to carry the colors up as you go and not cut the yarn each round

 


Instructions ~

Begin with a Magic Circle

With Color A

Round 1:  Ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout) in center of magic circle, 9 more hdc in center of space. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 10 hdc

Round 2:  Ch 2, hdc in same st,  2 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 20 hdc

Round 3:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. =30 hdc

Round 4:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 40 hdc

Round 5:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 50 hdc

Round 6:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 60 hdc

Round 7:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 5 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 5 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 70 hdc

Round 8:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 6 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 6 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 80 hdc

Round 9:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 7 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 7 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 90 hdc

Round 10:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 8 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 8 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 100 hdc

Round 11:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 15 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat 6 times, hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in last st. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 108 hdc

Round 12:  Ch 2, Hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 108 hdc

Change to Color B

Round 13:  Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to beginning. = 36 (sc, ch 2, sc)

Change to Color C

Round 14:  Join with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next ch2 sp*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 3dc shells

Change to Color B

Round 15:  Join with sl st in middle st of 3dc shell, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, ch 2, sc), sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 36 (sc, ch 2, sc)

Change to Color A

Round 16:  Join with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next ch2 sp*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 3dc shells

Change to Color B

Round 17:  Join with sl st in middle st of 3dc shell, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, ch 2, sc), sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 36 (sc, ch 2, sc)

Change to Color C

Round 18:  Join with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next ch2 sp*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 3dc shells

Change to Color B

Round 19:  Join with sl st in middle st of 3dc shell, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, ch 2, sc), sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 36 (sc, ch 2, sc)

Rounds 20-43: Repeat the same sequence of rounds 16-19 including color changes.

Change to Color A

Round 44:  Join with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next ch2 sp*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 3dc shells

Round 45:  Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Change to Color C

Round 46: Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Change to Color B

Round 47:  Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Change to Color C

Round 48:   Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Change to Color A

Round 49: Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Round 50:  Reverse sc around. Join to beginning.

Finish off

Weave in ends.

*This project looks best if blocked. You can use either the steam or wet method*


Congratulations… You now have an Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon…

Stay tuned all month-long for more new Amazing Grace Patterns!!!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena



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Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set-Free Pattern

Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set-Free Pattern

Happy Tuesday! Finally, I got this pattern together to add to my FREE PATTERN library!  Super sweet and soft, these baby cocoons will swaddle a baby perfectly!  I hope you enjoy this pattern!

Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set

Sunshine and Shells Cocoon and Hat Set..

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Size:                      Newborn-3 Months

Materials:            Red Heart Soft Baby Steps Yarn- 2 Skeins, 5 oz each or any soft worsted weight yarn desired.     

                              Crochet Hook, Size H or hook to obtain proper gauge

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Abbreviations:                       Ch-Chain              Sc-Single Crochet            Dc-Double Crochet          St-Stitch

 

Beginning Shell Pattern:      Ch 3, Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts.

Shell Pattern:                         Dc in St, Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next st, Skip next 2 Sts.

Gauge:                                     3”x 3” Shell Pattern Swatch = 2 Shell repeats x 5 Rows.

 

Note: Pattern is worked in the round and all joining stitches are joined to the beginning stitch.


 

Cocoon 24” x 18”

Make a Magic Ring.

Row 1: Ch 2 (Does not count as a stitch now and throughout), 12 Dc in Magic Ring, Join to beginning Dc. Pull Tail to tighten ring. = 12 Dc

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 Dc in each St around, Join to beginning. = 24 Dc

Row 3:  Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next St*, Repeat **around, Join. = 36 Dc.

Row 4: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 2 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 48 Dc

Row 5: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 3 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 60 Dc

Row 6: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 4 Sts *, Repeat ** around, Join. = 72 Dc

Row 7: Ch 2, * 2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 5 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 84 Dc

Row 8: Chain 3 (Counts as 1st Dc now and  throughout), Skip next 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts (Beginning Shell Pattern made), *Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts* Shell Pattern Made, Repeat** 13 times. Join to the top of Ch 3. = 14 Shell Pattern Repeats (including Beginning Shell Pattern).

Rows 9 – 31: Repeat row 8.

Row 32-33:  Ch 1 Sc around = 84 Sc

Row 34: Ch 1, *Sc in 4 Sts, Ch 3, Sc in same St (Picot Made)* Repeat Around, Join. Finish Off and Weave in ends  = 21 Picot

 


 

Hat   13” Circumference

Make Magic Ring

Row 1: Ch 1,  Sc 8 in Ring. Join. = 8 Sc

Row 2: Ch1, Sc in 1st St,* 3 Dc in next St, Sc in next St*. Repeat ** around, Join. = 4 sc, 4 Dc Clusters.

Row 3: Ch 3, Skip St, 5 Dc in next St, Skip St (Beginning Shell Pattern Made),* Dc in next St, Skip St, 5 Dc in next St, Skip St ( Shell Pattern Made)*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 4 Shell Pattern Repeats.

Row 4: Ch 3,  Skip 1 St,* 3 Dc in next  St, 1 Dc in next St, 3 Dc in next  St, Skip St ◊, Dc in next  St, Skip St*. Repeat ** around 4 times ending at ◊, Join. = 4 Repeats.

Row 5: Ch 3, Skip St,*5 Dc in next St, Skip St, Dc in next St, Skip St*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 8 Shell Pattern Repeats.

Row 6: Ch 3,* Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip 2 Sts, Dc in next St* Repeat Around, Join. = 8 Shell Pattern Repeats

7.-9: Repeat Row 6

Row 10: Ch 1, Sc in each st around, Join.

Row 11: Ch 1 Turn, Sc in each around, Join. (This is the only round you turn)

Row 12: Ch 1, Reverse Sc in each St around, Join. Finish off and weave in ends.

Congratulations… You now have a beautiful Sunshine and Shells Cocoon Set!!

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Elena



 

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