Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby A to Z in Crochet

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by Michele Wilcox, Red Heart

Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby A to Z in Crochet

Spell it out with yarn!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:about 1 hour per letter

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not required for this project. Each finished letter measures about 2 inch tall.
    Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
  • 2
    A
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch for center bar, sc in next 3 ch of ch-8, turn, ch 4, slip st in tip of center bar, ch 5, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 3 ch, sc in slip st, sc in last 4 ch, slip st in first st.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 3
    B:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 7 sc.
    Row 2: Ch 5, turn, skip 3 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, skip next 2 sc, slip st in last sc.
    Row 3: Turn, skip slip st, sc in next 6 ch, slip st in sc, sc in last 5 ch, slip st in edge of Row 1.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 4
    C:
    Ch 13.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 12 sc.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape into a “C” while sewing in place.
  • 5
    D:
    Ch 17.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 6 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 7 ch, 2 sc in last ch, slip st in first st to join.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 6
    E:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook, [ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc in next 3 ch of ch-8] twice, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, slip st in side of last sc along ch-8.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 7
    F:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc in next 3 ch of ch-8, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, slip st in last ch.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 8
    G:
    Ch 15.
    Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, slip st in same space as slip st, sc in remaining 13 ch.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape into a “G” while sewing in place.
  • 9
    H:
    Left Side:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch for center bar, sc in next 3 ch of ch-8.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Right Side:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch across – 7 sc.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Sew Sides together along center bar.
  • 10
    I:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 7 sc.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 11
    J:
    Ch 10.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc in side of last sc along ch-10, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, slip st in same sc alongside.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape into a “J” while sewing in place.
  • 12
    K:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch, slip st in last sc along ch-8, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, slip st in same sc alongside, sc in remaining ch of ch-8.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 13
    L:
    Ch 12.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 ch, skip next ch, sc in last 7 ch.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 14
    M:
    Ch 21.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 9 ch, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3
    ch, sc in remaining 10 ch of ch-21.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape into a “M” while sewing in place.
  • 15
    N:
    Ch 25.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 6 ch, skip next ch, sc in ch in next 8 ch, skip 1 ch, sc in each remaining ch across.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape into a “N” while sewing in place.
  • 16
    O:
    Ch 17, slip st in first ch to join.
    Round 1: Sc in each ch around, slip st in first sc.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 17
    P:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 7 sc.
    Row 2: Ch 5, turn, skip first 3 sc, slip st in next sc, leave remaining sts unworked.
    Row 3: Turn, sc in each ch of ch-5, slip st in last ch.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 18
    Q:
    Ch 17, slip st in first ch to join.
    Round 1: Ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, sc in each ch around, slip st in first ch, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next ch.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 19
    R:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 7 sc.
    Row 2: Ch 5, turn, skip 3 sc, sc next sc for center sc, ch 5, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 3 ch, slip st in center sc, sc in 4 ch of first ch-5 space, slip st in edge of Row 1.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 20
    S:
    Ch 17.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 16 sc.
    Shape into a “S” while sewing in place.
  • 21
    T:
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc in side of last sc along ch-8, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, slip st in same sc alongside.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 22
    U:
    Ch 17.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 16 sc.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape into a “U” while sewing in place.
  • 23
    V:
    Ch 18.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 7 ch, skip next ch, sc in remaining 8 ch.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape into a “V” while sewing in place.
  • 24
    W:
    Work as for M, reversing direction while sewing in place.
  • 25
    X:
    Make 2.
    Ch 8.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 7 sc.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape pieces into a “X”, crossing in center, while sewing in place.
  • 26
    Y:
    Row 1: [Ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch] twice, slip st in first ch, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch, slip st in same slip st.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  • 27
    Z:
    Ch 16.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch, skip next ch, sc in next 5 ch, skip next ch, sc in remaining 4 ch.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Shape into a “Z” while sewing in place.
  • 28
    Finishing:
    Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:about 1 hour per letter

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby Yarn Lily 104807875
  • Susan Bates Aluminum Silvalume Crochet Hook 3.5 mm E4 US 104236317
  • Yarn Needle
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