Puff Stitch Baby Set
Free Vintage Crochet Pattern

This free puff stitch baby set crochet pattern was originally published in the 1950's in American Thread's 'Babies Are Such Fun to Dress'.



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

Puff Stitch Baby Set Crochet Pattern
Simple Crochet Pattern for Baby Set

Puff Stitch Baby Set

REQUIRED MATERIALS

AMERICAN THREAD "DAWN" ORLON or DAWN "WINTUK" BABY YARN
7 - 1 oz. Skeins White
Plastic Crochet Hook Sizes F and G or any size hook which will result in a stitch gauge below (please see the 'notes' section).

NOTE(s)

Puff Stitch Baby Set Size: 6-9 months.

Gauge for F Hook: 5 sts - 1 inch
Gauge for G Hook: 2 patterns - 1 inch

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

SACQUE

Starting at neck edge with F hook, ch 81, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 3, turn-80 s c.

2nd ROW (right side): Ch 3, counts as 1 d c, 1 d c in each of next 12 s c for Front, 3 d c in next s c (inc point), 1 d c in each of next 12 s c for Sleeve, 3 d c in next s c (inc point), 1 d c in each of next 26 d c for Back, 3 d c in next sc (inc point), 1 d c in each of next 12 s c for other Sleeve, 3 d c in next s c (inc point), 1 d c in each remaining 13 s c for other Front, ch 1, turn.

3rd ROW: 1 s c in each d c working 5 s c in center d c at each of the 4 inc points, ch 3, turn.

4th ROW: 1 d c in each s c working 3 d c in center s c at each of the 4 inc points, ch 1, turn.

Repeat last 2 rows 3 times-184 d c.

NEXT ROW: 1 s c in each of next 27 sts for Front, ch 5 for underarm, skip next 38 sts for Sleeve, 1 s c in each of next 54 sts for Back, ch 5 for other underarm, skip next 38 sts for other Sleeve, 1 s c in each remaining 27 sts for other Front, ch 1, turn.

START PATTERN: Change to G hook.

NEXT ROW {right side): Work 1 s c, 1 puff st in 1st s c (pattern), (puff st: * yo hook, insert in st, pull yarn through, repeat from * once, yo hook and pull through all loops at one time), * skip next 2 sts, s c, puff st in next st, repeat from * across row ending with s c in last s c, ch 1, turn.

2nd ROW: S c, puff st in 1st s c, * s c, puff st in next s c, repeat from * across row ending with s c in last s c, ch 1, turn. Repeat last row for pattern until work measures 6 inches from underarm, ending on right side of sacque (right side of d c row is right side of work), cut yarn.

SLEEVES: With G hook, attach yarn in center st of ch at underarm, work 1 pattern (s c and puff st) in same space, * skip 2 sts, work 1 pattern in next st, repeat from * across row ending with sc in same space with 1st s c, join, ch 1, turn - (15 puff sts). Work even in pattern joining and turning each round until sleeve measures 4 3/4 inches from underarm ending on right side of work, join, ch 3, turn.

BEADING: 1 dc in same space, * 2 d c in next s c, repeat from * all around, join, turn.

NEXT ROUND: * Ch 4, sl st between next 2 d c group, repeat from * all around, cut yarn. Work other sleeve in same manner.

NECK EDGE:

BEADING: With wrong side of 1st row of neck edge facing, attach yarn in 1st st of starting ch, ch 3, d c in same space, * skip 1 st, 2 d c in next st, repeat from * across row ending to correspond, turn.

NEXT ROW: Ch 1, sl st between 2 d c group, * ch 4, sl st in next d c group, repeat from * across neck edge, then work edge all around sacque working in every other row along side of each front and in each s c of pattern along lower edge, join, cut yarn.

TIES: With F hook and 2 strands of yarn, work a ch about 36 inches long and lace through beading at neck edge. Work 2 chains 16 inches long and lace through beading at sleeve edge, tying in a bow at top.

HAT

With F hook, ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd st from hook, join in 1st s c, turn.

2nd ROUND: Ch 3, d c in same space, 2 d c in each sc all around, join, ch 1, turn-16 d c.

3rd ROUND: * 1 s c in next d c, 2 s c in next d c, repeat from * all around, join— 24 sc.

NEXT 5 ROUNDS: Alternating rounds work 1 round in d c, 1 round in s c, inc 1 st in each of the 8 inc points having 1 more st between incs in each round, join, do not turn-64 sts.

START PATTERN: With G hook, work 1 s c, 1 puff st (pattern) in 1st d c, skip 1 d c, * work a pattern in next d c, skip 1 d c, repeat from * all around, join, ch 1, turn—32 patterns. Continue in pattern joining and turning each round until pattern section measures 5 inches, ending on right side, turn.

NEXT ROUND: * ch 4, sl st in next s c, repeat from * all around, cut yarn. Fold back 6 rounds to form cuff.

EARLAPS: Skip 5 patterns from center back, attach yarn in base of s c of next pattern, work a pattern in same space, work a pattern in base of s c of next 5 patterns, ch 1, turn.

2nd ROW: Skip 1st s c (a dec), work a pattern in each of the next 4 s c, s c in next s c, ch 1, turn.

3rd ROW: Work 4 patterns, sc in last sc, ch 1, turn.

4th ROW: Skip 1st s c, work 3 patterns, s c in last s c, ch 1, turn.

5th ROW: Work 3 patterns, s c in last s c, ch 1, turn.

Repeat last 2 rows twice, having 1 less pattern in each even row, cut yarn.

Skip next 10 patterns, attach yarn in base of sc of next pattern and work other earlap in same manner. Attach yarn at edge of earlap and work an 8 inch ch in each earlap for ties. Knot ends.

POMPOMS: (Make 3). Wind yarn over a 2 inch cardboard 60 times. Slip off cardboard, tie at center, cut both ends and trim into shape. Tie at top of hat as illustrated.

BOOTIES

With F hook, ch 38, 1 s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, join in 1st sc being careful not to twist ch, ch 3, turn.

2nd ROUND: 1 d c in each s c, ch 1, turn.

NEXT 5 ROUNDS: Work even alternating each s c and d c rounds same as sacque, joining and turning each round, do not cut yarn. Fold work in half, weave 7 sts at opposite end for instep, weave sts tog at lower edge.

UPPER SECTION - BEADING: Ch 3, d c in same space, * skip 1 st, 2 d c in next st, repeat from * all around—24 d c, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROUND: With G hook, work a pattern in every other d c.

NEXT 4 ROUNDS: Work even in pattern, then work edge same as sacque. With 2 strands, work a ch 13 inches long and lace through beading. Knot ends.

MITTENS

With F hook, ch 25 to measure about 4 3/4 inches, join being careful not to twist ch, ch 1, 1 s c in each st of ch, turn-25 s c.

NEXT ROUND: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), 1 d c in each s c, ch 1, turn.

NEXT 5 ROUNDS: Work even alternating sc and d c rounds, joining and turning each round.

NEXT ROUND: 1 d c in each of next 3 sts, dec in next 2 sts (to dec: * yo hook, insert hook in next st, pull yarn through, yo hook and work off 2 loops, repeat from * once, yo and work off all loops at one time), repeat from beg all around, ch 1, turn— 20 sts.

NEXT ROUND: 1 s c in each dc, ch 3, turn.

NEXT 2 ROUNDS: Work 2 sts tog in each round (5 sts remain), cut yarn leaving a 4 inch length. Thread into a blunt needle and draw sts tog, cut yarn.

CUFF: With wrong side of s c round at top facing, attach yarn in opposite side of starting ch at joining, ch 3, d c in same space, * skip 1 st, 2 d c in next st, repeat from * all around, join, ch 1, turn — 26 d c.

NEXT 3 ROUNDS: With G hook, work in pattern working a pattern in every other d c in 1st round, joining and turning each round. Then work edge same as sacque, cut yarn. With 2 strands, work a ch 13 inches long and lace through beading. Knot ends.



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