'Agda' Baby Set - Free Crochet Pattern
Sacque, Baby Bonnet and Baby Booties

This free crochet 'Agda' baby set was originally published around 1940 in "Lacey's Baby Book", Volume 20. Crochet it today!

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage crochet pattern to make this classic baby set. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crochet pattern for a sacque, baby bonnet, and baby booties.

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Crochet Baby Set - Agda Baby Set


REQUIRED MATERIALS

Sacque - 4 1-oz. Balls 3-ply Baby Yarn
Bonnet - 1 1/2 l-oz. Ball 4-ply Baby Yarn
Booties - 1 1-oz. Ball 3-ply Baby Yarn
Size 2 White Crochet Hook

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Crocheting the Sacque

Starting at neck edge, ch 66.

Row 1 - Skip 1 st, work 1 s c in each remaining ch st (65 sts). Ch. 1 turn.

Row 2 - Work 1 s c in each of first 12 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 6 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 25 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 6 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of last 12 sts; ch 1 turn.

Row 3 - 1 s c in each of first 13 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 8 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 27 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 8 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of last 13 sts. Ch 1 turn.

Row 4 - 1 s c in each of first 14 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 10 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 29 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of next 10 sts; 3 s c in next st; 1 s c in each of last 14 sts.

Continue increasing as given above, until 17 rows in all have been made (193 sts). Do not break yarn.

With a separate strand of yarn, join front and back of yoke at underarms with a ch of 6, skipping 38 sts across each shoulder.

On the next row, work in pattern across the 129 sts as follows (wrong side):

Row 1 - Draw up a long loop in first st (about 3/4 inch), Y O hook and through the loop, ch 1, * skip 3 sts, work 3 d c in next st, ch 1, 3 d c in same st (shell st), skip 3 sts, Y O hook, draw up a loop in next st, Y O hook and through 3 loops on hook, ch 1; repeat from * across row.

Row 2 - Draw up a long loop, Y O and through the loop, ch 1, * work 1 shell st over the ch 1 in center of shell of row below, Y O, draw up a loop in center of loop of row below, Y O and through 3 loops on hook, ch 1; repeat from * across row (16 shell sts), drawing up last loop through the ch 1 at end of row instead of the loop.

Repeat row 2 until 15 rows in all have been made.

Sleeves: On wrong side of garment, join yarn into the 4th ch st at underarm. Draw up a loop in next st, ch 1, skip 4 sts, * work a shell st into next st across shoulder edge, skip 3 sts, Y O hook and draw up a loop in next st, Y O, and through the 3 loops on hook, skip 3 sts; repeat from * skipping 4 sts before drawing up last loop at end of row (5 shell sts).

Work back and forth in pattern until 11 rows in all have been made. Ch 1 turn.

Cuff: Work 1 s c in each d c of row below, then work back and forth in s c, st for st, for 7 rows.

Work 1 row of picot sts. Fasten off.

Work 1 row of beading around neck edge.

Work 1 row of picot sts around entire sacque. Sew sleeve seams.

Crocheting the Bonnet

Ch. 4. Join together with a slip st to form a ring.

Row 1 - Work 6 s c in ring.

Row 2 - Work 2 s c in each st.

Row 3 - * Work 1 s c in each of first 2 sts, 1 d c in 2nd st of previous row: repeat from * 5 times.

Row 4 - * Work 1 s c in each of first 3 sts, then work 1 d c around the d c of previous row, inserting the hook sideways; repeat from * 5 times.

Row 5 - * Work 1 s c in each of first 4 sts, 1 d c around the d c of previous row; repeat from * 5 times.

Continue increasing as described above, until there are 12 sts in each gore.

Omitting one gore for back of neck, work back and forth in shell pattern for 9 rows or desired depth.

Work 1 row of picot sts across front edge.

Neckband: Work 40 s c across neck edge, then work 4 more rows of s c, st for st. Fasten off.

Crocheting the Booties

Work as given for Infant Star Stitch Set for instep and foot part only, then work as follows:

Join yarn at center back of boot.

Draw up a loop, work back and forth in pattern as given for sacque for 6 rows, having 4 shell sts in a row.

Work 1 row of picot sts across top of bootie. Fasten off.


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