Premier Yarns Knit for Kids Gentle Waves Set to Crochet

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Yarns Knit for Kids Gentle Waves Set to Crochet

Join A.C. Moore, World Vision, and Premier Yarns to wrap the world in warmth! We invite you to crochet this adorable jacket and hat for your child or for a child in need –-- either way, you’'re helping to make a difference. World Vision’'s Knit for Kids program provides warmth and comfort to children living in poverty across the world. You can donate this jacket and throw, or any hand-made item, to Knit for Kids at all A.C. Moore locations. Premier Yarns is also generously donating a percentage of all Knit for Kids yarn sales to World Vision'’s international development and relief work. Stop in today and see the manager for more information. Click here for more details and projects.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 15 sts x 11 rows (4 inch) in hdc to crochet a Jacket that measures 20 (21, 22, 23) inch chest and a hat with 15 (17, 19) inch circumference. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download the template for abbreviations and stitches not explained elsewhere. Pattern and supplies are written for smallest size (6 months) with changes for larger sizes (12, 18, 24) months in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. You will need 2 skeins of Precious Pink to make the Jacket in sizes 6, 12 and 18 months; and 3 skeins of Precious Pink to make this Jacket in size 24 months. Regardless of what size you make the Hat in, you will only need 1 skein of White yarn. Special Stitch: Two Color Wave Stitch (mult 8 sts + 1) = Row 1: With White, sk 1st sc, sc in next st, * hdc in next st, dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from *, end sc in last st, sc in ch-1, turn. Row 2: With White, ch 1, sk 1st sc, sc in each st to end, turn. Row 3: With Precious Pink ch 3, sk 1st sc, * hdc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, dc in next 3 sts; rep from *, end dc in last st, dc in ch-1, turn. Row 4: With Precious Pink, ch 1, sk 1st dc, sc in each st to end, turn. Rep rows 1-4 for patt.
  • 2
    Jacket: Yoke: With Precious Pink, ch 33 (37, 37, 41) sts. Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hk, hdc in each ch across. Row 2: Hdc in next 7 (8, 8, 9) hdc, ch 2, hdc in next 2 hdc, ch 2, hdc in next 14 (16, 16, 18) hdc, ch 2, hdc in next 2 hdc, ch 2, hdc in each hdc to end. Rows 3-12 (13, 14, 15): * Hdc in each hdc to ch-2 sp, [hdc, ch 2, hdc] in sp; rep from * 3 more times, hdc in each hdc to end. Next row: * Hdc in each hdc to ch-2 sp, sts, hdc in sp, sk next 24 (26, 28, 28) hdc; rep from * once, hdc in each hdc to end – 72 (80, 84, 88) hdc rem.
  • 3
    Body: Rows 1-9 (11, 12, 13): Hdc in each hdc across, inc 1 (1, 5, 1) st evenly across last row – 73 (81, 89, 89) sts. Hem: Attach White, rep Rows 1-4 of Two Color Wave Stitch patt, 2 times, then rep Rows 1-2, 1 time. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Finishing: Place removable st markers at top Right Front (for girl) Left front (for boy) for 3 button loops; 1 at top edge of Yoke, 1 at bottom edge of Yoke and 1 halfway in between.
  • 5
    Edging: With RS facing, work a row of sc evenly, all the way around front opening, working ch-3 at markers. Sew buttons opposite buttonholes. Weave in ends.
  • 6
    Hat: With Precious Pink, ch 9. Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hk, hdc in each ch across – 8 hdc. Row 2: 2 Hdc in each hdc across – 16 hdc. Row 3: * Hdc in 1st hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc; rep from * across – 24 hdc. Row 4: * Hdc in 1st 2 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc; rep from * across – 32 hdc. Row 5: * Hdc in 1st 3 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc; rep from * across – 40 hdc. Row 6: * Hdc in 1st 4 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc; rep from * across – 48 hdc. Row 7: Hdc in 1st 5 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc; rep from * across, -- 56 hdc. 12-18, 24 month sizes only: Row 8: Hdc in 1st 6 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc; rep from * across – 64 hdc. 24 month size only: Row 9: Hdc in 1st 7 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc; rep from * across – 72 hdc.
  • 7
    All sizes: Work 3 rnds even in hdc, inc 1 st on last row – 57 (65, 73) hdc. Attach White, rep Rows 1-4 of Two Color Wave Stitch patt, 1 time, then rep Rows 1-2, 1 time. Fasten off.
  • 8
    Finishing: Sew sides of hat tog. Gather sts at top of hat tog. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Precious Pink 104810656
  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft White 104810650
  • Clover Amour Crochet Hook G 4.0 mm 104755757
  • 3/4 inch Diameter Buttons (3)
  • Yarn Needle
  • Removable Stitch Markers
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