Comfy Slipon - Baby Sweater
Crochet Pattern for a Sweater

This free comfy slipon crochet pattern for a cute baby sweater was originally published in 1947 in the Sultana Baby Book, Vol S17.



Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage crochet pattern to make this classic baby's sweater. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crochet baby clothing pattern.

Free Crochet Sweater Pattern:
How to Crochet a Child's Sweater

Crocheted Comfy Slipon for Baby

REQUIRED MATERIALS

Sultana Beautysheen, 9 Balls
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 8

NOTE(s)

This comfy slipon baby sweater is sized for a 1 year old.

Measurements: Chest 21 inches, length from lower edge to shoulder 11 1/2 inches. sleeves — width 7 3/4 inches.

Gauge: Pattern st: 10 sts = l inch, 8 rows = l inch

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Neckband

Ch 21 for front, 1 sc in 2nd and each st on ch; 20 sc.

Row 2 — Ch 1, turn, working in back loop, 1 sc in each st; 20 sc.

Repeat row 2 until 101 rows from beginning (about 9 inches).

Fasten off. Make 2.

Bands for lower edge of Back and Front

Work same as neckband for 94 rows.

Fasten off. Make 2.

Comfy Slipon - Front

Ch 112 for lower edge.

Pattern

Row 1 — Skip 1 st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, * ch 3, skip 2 sts, 1 dc in next st, ch 3, skip 2 sts, 1 sc in each of next 5 sts; repeat from *, end last repeat, 1 sc in each of last 3 sts; 10 pats, and 2 half pats.

Row 2 — Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, * ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sp, 1 sc in dc, 1 sc in next sp, ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sts; repeat from *, end last repeat 1 sc in each of last 2 sts.

Row 3 — Ch 6, turn, skip 2 sc, * 1 sc in next sp, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 1 sc in next sp, ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc (center st of 3 sc group), ch 3, skip next st; repeat from *, end last repeat ch 3, 1 dc in last st.

Row 4 — Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in first st, 1 sc in next sp, * ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next sp, 1 sc in dc, 1 sc in next sp; repeat from *, end last repeat 1 sc in last sp, 1 sc in 3rd st of turning ch.

Row 5 — Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each of first 2 sts, 1 sc in next sp, * ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc, ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sp, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 1 sc in next sp; repeat from *, end last repeat 1 sc in last sp, 1 sc in each of last 2 sc; 11 pats.

Repeat last 4 rows for pat.

Work until 48 rows from beginning, end with row 4 (about 6 inches)

Armholes

First Dec. Row — Turn, slip st over 2 sc, slip st under ch; repeat between *'s of row 5, end ch 3, skip 1 sc, slip st in ch st.

2nd Dec. Row — Turn, slip st in first 2 sts of ch, 1 sc under ch, 1 sc in next dc, 1 sc in sp, ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, repeat between *'s of row 2, end 1 sc in last sp.

3rd Dec. Row — Turn, slip st in first sc, 1 sc in next st (center), 1 sc in next st, 1 sc in sp, ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc, continue pat., end 1 sc in sp, 1 sc in each of next 2 sts.

4th Dec. Row — Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each of next 2 sts, ch 3, 1 sc in sp, 1 sc in dc, 1 sc in sp, continue pat., end ch 3, 1 sc in each of last 2 sts (5 sts dec. on each side).

Work 12 rows even. Fasten off.

Comfy Slipon - Back

Same as front.

Comfy Slipon - Sleeves

Cuff

Ch 12, work 11 sc as on neckband for 49 rows; continue to work down side of cuff, 1 sc in each row; 49 sc. Fasten off.

Join in first st, working from same side, 1 sc in each of first 3 sts, ch 3, 1 dc in next st, ch 3, 1 sc in each of next 5 sts; repeat from *, end 1 sc in each of last 3 sts (7 pats., and 1 half pat. each side). Work even in pat., beginning with row 2 until work measures 7% ins., end with row 4. Work 4 dec. rows as on back.

5th Dec. Row — Turn, slip st in first st, ch 3, repeat between *'s of row 3, end ch 3, 1 sc in next sc.

6th Dec. Row — Turn, slip st in first st, 1 sc in sp, repeat between *'s of row 4, end ch 3, 1 sc in sp.

7th Dec. Row — Turn, slip st in first st, ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next st, ch 3, repeat between *'s of row 3, end ch 3, 1 sc in first st of ch.

8th Dec. Row — Turn, slip st in 2 sts of ch, 1 sc under ch, 1 sc in dc, 1 sc under ch, ch 3, continue pat., end 1 sc under ch, 1 sc in dc, 1 slip st in ch.

Repeat last 8 rows once. Fasten off.

Finishing the Comfy Slipon

Sew bands to lower edges. Sew neckbands to top of front and back. Sew underarm and sleeve seams. Lap front neckband over back neckband for 1/4 inch and baste. Sew in sleeves with seam at center underarm. With right side toward you, work 1 row sc across top edge of back neckband, working 1 sc in end of each row; 101 sc. Fasten off.

Join on front neckband at left shoulder, work 1 sc in each of2 rows, ch 4, skip 4 rows, * 1 sc in each of 4 rows, ch 4, skip 4 *; repeat between *'s twice, work 41 sc, work 4 buttonloops on right shoulder.

Fasten off. Steam lightly.

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