Babydoll Wrap Crochet Pattern

Author

Melissa L. Goss

Introduction

This fits wonderfully on most body types. The sleeves are open worked to create a fluttery effect.

Note: For useful diagrams please go to:

Goss_Diagram_Babydoll Wrap

Materials List

— Bernat Cool Crochet (sport) weight cotton/nylon yarn (1.75 oz/200 yds/50g per skein):
–14 skeins #74040 ebony
–Size F5—3.75mm hook or size needed to obtain gauge

–Tapestry Needle

Finished Size

Fits most adult sizes Sleeves: 18 inches wide, 12 inches in length Body: 44 inches wide (12 inches per front panel, 20 inches per back panel), 24 inches in length (16 inches for upper body, 8 inches for lower body)

Gauge

Gauge
Pattern Rows—-1 Inch

10 sc–4 Inches; 10 rows–3 Inches

Notes

Note: For custom fitting on smaller sizes, subtract 8 ch from right and left panels and 16 for the back panel. For larger sizes, add 8 ch for right and left panels and 16 for the back panel.

Special Stitches
Puff Stitch–yo, *insert hook into st, yo, draw up loop,* 3 times (7 loops on hook), yo draw through all loops on hook, close by making a ch.

Shell Stitch–5 dc in st

Pattern Notes
Pattern Row–Upper Body:

Row 1 Ch 1, sc in same stitch, *dc in next st, sc in next st*, rep from * to * ending with a sc, turn.

Pattern Rows–Lower Body:
Row 1 Ch 5, sc in top of 3rd dc [skip 2 dc, sc in top of next dc, skip 2 dc], *ch 2, dc in sc, ch 2, sc in top of 3rd dc* rep from * to * turn.
Row 2 Ch 1 sc in same st, *ch 1, puff st in sc, ch 1, sc in dc* rep from * to * ending with sc in top of ch 3 from ch 5, turn.
Row 3 Rep Row 1 with sc in top of puff st.

Row 4 Ch 1 sc in same st *shell in sc, sc in dc* rep from * to * turn.

The Pattern

Upper Body
Right Panel
Row 1 Ch 76, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across, turn
Row 2 Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in ea sc across, turn
Row 3 Ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in next st, sc in next st*, rep from * to * ending with sc in last st, turn
Row 4 Rep row 3
Row 5 Dec over 2 st with sc, pat st to end

Row 6–33 Rep last 2 Rows

Armhole Shaping
Row 34 Sl st across 6 st, sl st in next st, ch 1, sc in same st, cont in pat across
Row 35 Dec over 2 st, cont in pat to last 2 st, turn leaving last 2 st unworked
Row 36 Continue in pat across, turn
Row 37–51 Rep last 2 rows.
Row 52–57 Rep rows 4 and 5.

Row 58–82 Continue with Row 4. At the end of row 82, fasten off.

Left Panel

Work as for Right Panel, Reversing Instructions

Back Top Panel
Row 1 Ch 121, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea sc across, turn
Row 2 Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in ea sc across, turn

Row 3–34 Rep last row

Armhole Shaping
Row 35 sl st across 6 st, sl st in next st, ch 1, sc in same st, cont in pat across to last 7 rem st, sc in st, turn leaving 6 st unworked, turn
Row 36 Pat across
Row 37 sl st in first 2 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc, pat across to last 3 st, sc in next st, turn leaving 2 st unworked
Row 38–53 Rep last 2 rows
Row 54–77 Rep pat row
Row 78–82 Ch 1 sc in same st, sc in next 22 st, turn, rep for 5 rows, fasten off.

Join yarn to opposite side, ch 1, pat across 23 st in (place marker 23 st from other end) and rep rows 78–82.

Sleeves
Sew side and top seams for right/left panels to back panel.
Row 1 Join yarn to first point, Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 5, sc in next point (after each point is done, skip 3 st and cont in pattern so that there is 33 ch-5 sp(s) total around to last point on back panel), turn.
Note: DO NOT go all the way around.
Row 2 Ch 1 sc in same st, *5 dc in ch5 sp, sc in sc* rep from * to *, turn.
Row 3 Ch 5, sc in top of 3rd dc [skip 2 dc, sc in top of next dc, skip 2 dc], *ch 2, dc in sc, ch 2, sc in top of 3rd dc* rep from * to * turn.
Row 4 Ch 1 sc in same st, *ch 1, puff st in sc, ch 1, sc in dc* rep from * to * ending with sc in top of ch 3 from ch 5, turn.
Row 5 Rep Row 3 with sc in top of puff st.
Row 6 Ch 1 sc in same st *shell in sc, sc in dc* rep from * to * turn.
Row 7 Rep row 3.

Row 8–38 Rep Rows 4-7 (or continue to desired length). Fasten off

Lower Body
Row 1 (foundation row): With WS facing, join yarn to bottom edge of right panel (working across to end of left panel), ch 1 sc in 1st st, *ch5, skip 3st, sc in next st*, rep from * to * ending with sc in last st, turn.
Row 2–7 Rep Rows 2—7 as for Sleeves.

Rows 8–38 Rep rows 4-7 as for Sleeves (or continue to desired length). Fasten off.

Inner Collar Edging:

Join yarn to bottom of right panel, ch 1 sc in ea st and 3 sc per 3 ch sp around to bottom of left panel, turn. Rep with another row of sc.

Belt
Row 1 Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across, turn.
Row 2 Ch 1, sc in ea sc across, turn.
Row 3–5 Rep last row 3 more times.
Row 6 Ch 3, dc in next st, dc in ea st across, turn.
Rep last row until piece measures 70 inches (or desired length).

Rep Row 2 for 5 more rows (5 sc rows). Fasten Off.

Finishing
Weave in belt through back only foundation row ch-5 sp(s).
Option: Weave ribbon in through ch-5 sp(s) of lower body (row 1) or attach a button at desired location and using the naturally formed ch-5 sp(s) as button holes.

Weave in ends using a tapestry needle.

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