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Bev's Easy to Crochet Baby Set
Copyright 2017 Beverly A. Qualheim - All Rights Reserved.  You may make these to sell, but please make some for charity too.
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This newborn baby set is a great beginners crochet set.  If you are just learning and know how to single crochet, this one is for you!  Just right to print out for teaching classes on how to crochet.  These would be perfect for hospitals in need of baby items.

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easy to single crochet baby items

What you will need.   

Worsted Weight # 4 yarn 
Size H (5 mm) hook  and a yarn sewing needleclose up of back loop only

HAT - made flat into approx. 6" tall, x 10.5" long rectangle (It will stretch!)
Chain  23
Row 1: Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook, chain 1, turn  (22 stitches)
Rows 2 - 34: Single crochet in  back loop of 2nd Single crochet from hook and in Back loop only (see photo on right) of each Single crochet across.  Chain 1, turn. (22 stitches)
Last row, don't chain 1 or turn.  End off with 14" strand of yarn.
Fold hat in half and whip stitch shut, then weave in and out of top sts, pull to gather, and tie off ends, weave in ends.

Booties
- made flat.  Make 2.
Ch 16booties
Row 1: Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook, chain 1, turn  (15 stitches)
Rows 2 - 12: Single crochet in  back loop of 2nd Single crochet from hook and in Back Loop Only  of each Single crochet across.  Chain 1, turn. (15 stitches)
Last row, don't chain 1 or turn.  End off with 14" strand of yarn.

Weave yarn in and out of  top of bootie stitches and pull to gather the toe.  Now whip stitch the 2 sides of the top of bootie to the 'middle' of the bootie to close the top.  Back stitch 3 stitches to anchor. Cut yarn.
Go to other end of bootie and fold bootie in half and whip stitch up the heel/back of bootie.  Back stitch 3 stitches to anchor. Cut yarn.

Cuff of Bootie
Using a contrast color yarn, Single crochet in each "stitch" around cuff of bootie, join with a slip stitch to top of first Single crochet. Chain 1 and Single crochet in each Single crochet around top.  Repeat from * around cuff one more time..  Join with slip stitch to end.  Cut 3" yarn and weave end inside the bootie.

Baby washcloth

Chain  23
Row 1: Single crochet in 2nd ch from hook, chain 1, turn  (22 stitches)
Rows 2 - 22: Single crochet in  back loop of 2nd Single crochet from hook and in Back Loop Only of each Single crochet across.  Chain 1, turn. (22 stitches)
Last row, don't chain 1 or turn.  End off with 14" strand of yarn.


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If you can't crochet here is a 1/2 hour video by "Mikey" from the crochet crowd on how to get started!  Very well done!

 

            


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