Friday, August 23, 2013

~ 'blue skies' preemie baby cocoon


Materials:
- 3 oz. 4-ply worsted weight acrylic
- J hook

Size:  8" x 11 1/2"

Notes:
- I crochet a little tight, so you may need to adjust the size of your crochet hook
- the ch 2 at the beginning of Rnds. 1 - 5 does not count as a st

Directions:
Rnd 1:  Ch 3 (make your 1st ch a little loose), work 12 dc in the 3rd ch from the hook.  Join with a sl st to 1st dc.  (12 dc)

Rnd 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in same dc as the joining st.  2 dc in each dc around.  Join as before.  (24 dc)

Rnd 3:  Ch 2, 2 dc in same dc as the joining st, dc in next dc.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 4:  Ch 2, 2 dc in same dc as the joining st, dc in each of next 2 dc.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 5:  Ch 2, 2 dc in same dc as the joining st, dc in each of next 3 dc.  *2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 6:  Ch 3, 2 dc in same dc as the joining st, skip next 2 dc.  *3 dc in next dc, skip next 2 dc.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to top of beginning ch 3.

Rnds 7 - 24:  Sl st into next dc, (ch 3, 2 dc) in same dc, skip next 2 dc.  *3 dc in next dc, skip next 2 dc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 25:  Ch 1, sc in same st as the joining st.  Sc in each dc around.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.  End off.

***Debi Y's pattern***
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7 comments:

  1. Very pretty Debi. Hope you have a great day. Heather

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  2. thank you for sharing this nice pattern!
    enjoy yor weekend, xxxxxx Ale

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  3. It's beautiful Debi, we are spoilt for choice. :)

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  4. You're really knocking these cocoons out. Great work for a great cause.

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  5. Ooh, another pretty cocoon pattern! Thank you :-) I've been having fun making some of your others. I'll be emailing you later today for your mailing address.
    Blessings :-)

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  6. Hola, que bonito¡¡¡¡ y gracias por el tutorial
    besos

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