Monday, September 4, 2017

Magic Baby Bib



Well friends, it seems that I’ve been guided to crochet more pieces, for I still have Alize cotton baby yarn. So to complete the baby set, I decided to make a nice handy bib with the same magic square pattern .

Material:

 Yarn: Alize cotton baby soft, 50% cotton, 50% acrylic, 100 g. / 270 mt. (3.53 0z. /295 yds), one skein of color light yellow 643, one skein of color winter sky 514, or you can make the hat with the same yarn left from the blanket. And I also used two strands of the yarn.

Hook: 5 mm, US. H/8

1 button 0.5 “, 1.25 cm diameter

Tapestry needle

Level: easy

Bib measurements

Width: 8 “/ 20.5 cm
Height with neck band: 10 “/ 25.5 cm
Term of stitches used in the design (American)
ch: chain
sc: single stitch
dc: double crochet
sl st: slip stitch
2dctog: 2 double crochet together
3dctog: 3 double crochet together

Making the Bib:

With light yellow yarn, make a magic ring, or you can chain six and sl st to the first ch.

Round 1: ch 3 (counts as dc and ch 1), *dc, ch 1, repeat 8 more times from *, sl st to 2nd ch of the first ch 3.

Round 2: ch 3 (counts as dc and ch 1), *dc in the ch1 space, ch 1, dc in previous round dc, ch 1, repeat from * 8 more times, dc in ch1 space, ch 1, sl st to 2nd ch of the first ch 3.

Round 3: ch 2 (counts as dc), (*dc in ch 1 space, dc in dc, repeat from * 3 more times, skip ch 1 space, ch 2, dc in dc), repeat between brackets 2 more times, **dc in ch 1 space, dc in dc, repeat from ** 3 more times, skip ch 1 space, ch 2, sl st to 2nd ch of the first ch 2.


Round 4: ch 2 (counts as dc), (skip 1 dc, ch 2, dc in the next 7 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 space, dc in dc), repeat between brackets 2 more times, skip 1 d, ch 2, dc in the next 7 dc, 3 dc in ch 2 space, sl st to 2nd ch of the first ch2.

Round 5: ch 2 (counts as dc), (3 dc in ch 2 space, dc in dc skip 1 dc, ch 2, dc in the next 8 dc), repeat between brackets 2 more times, 3 dc in ch 2 space, dc in dc, skip 1 dc, ch 2, dc in the next 7 dc, sl st to 2nd ch of the first ch 2.

Round 6: ch 2 (counts as dc), dc in dc, (2 dc in dc twice, dc in dc, 2 dc in ch 2 space, dc in dc, skip 1 dc, ch 2, dc in the next 7 dc), repeat between brackets 2 more times, 2 dc in dc twice, dc in dc, 2 dc in ch 2 space, dc in dc, skip 1 dc, ch 2, dc in the next 5 dc  sl st to 2nd ch of the first ch 2.

Round 7: ch 2 (counts as dc), dc in dc twice, (2 dc in dc twice, dc in the next 5 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 space, dc in dc, skip 1 dc, ch 2, dc in the next 6 dc), repeat between brackets 2 more times, 2 dc in dc twice, dc in the next 3 dc, cut yarn and weave in loose end.

Bind on the winter sky yarn at the first stitch of previous round.

Round 8: ch 2 (counts as dc), dc in the next 3 dc, (2 dc in dc twice, dc in the next 9 dc, 2 dc in ch 2 space, dc in dc, skip 1 dc, ch 2, dc in the next 5 dc), repeat between brackets 2 more times, dc in dc, 2 dc in dc twice, 3dctog, don’t cut yarn.




Making the neck band

Ch 52, dc in third ch (the skipped 2 ch count as dc), from here you will be working in each of the 49 remaining chains, 2 dc, skip 1 ch, ch 1 (first button hole), 3 dc, skip 1 ch, ch 2 (second button hole), 3 dc, 2dctog eight times, 6 dc, 2dctog nine times, sl st to last dc of round 7. Cut yarn.

Bind on the winter sky yarn at the first stitch of previous round.

 Round 9: ch 1, sc in the same st, (skip 1 dc, ch 3, sc) repeat through outer edges of the bib till the last dc and before the 3dctog st, ending with sc, skip 3 st, ch 1, sc (you are now crocheting in neck band), and repeat (skip 1 dc, ch 3, sc) along the outer edge of the neck band, till the last 8 st, and you end with sc: skip 2 st, ch 1, sc, skip 1 st, ch 3, sc, skip 1 st, ch 3, sc, skip the last st, ch 3, sc in the first 2 ch of the neck band chains, ch 3, sc in the same ch 2 space cut yarn, weave in ends, sew button in the second dc of round 8.



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