3 Piece Layette

22 inch Finished Chest
250 grams(8 0z) 4-Ply Fingering Yarn -Bernat Lollipop Sparkle
1/4 or 3/8 inch ribbon
3 -3/8 inch buttons
24 DC = 4 inches on 3 mm hook
Pattern Stitch: 5-DC shells

Jacket:
Back -12 5/8 inches long including picot edging
Sleeves -7 inches long
22 inch Finished Chest
7 inches to underarm

Jacket Yoke: Done in Linked Double Crochet or Double Crochet.
Starting at Neck edge, Chain 55.
Row 1 (right side): DC in 4th chain and each of next
6 chain(left front), (3 dc in next chain) twice,
DC in each of next 7 ch(left sleeve), (3 dc in next chain) twice,
DC in each of next 15 chain(back), (3 dc in next dc) twice,
DC in each of next 7 chain(right sleeve), (3 dc in next chain) twice,
DC in each of last 8 chain(right front). Chain 3, Turn. [69 sts]

Row 2: Skip 1st st, DC in each of next 9 sts, (3 dc in next st) twice,
[4 dc increased], DC in each of next 11 st, (3 dc in next st) twice,
DC in each of next 19 sts (3 dc in next st) twice,
DC in each of next 11 sts (3 dc in next st) twice,
DC in each of last 10 sts. Chain 3, Turn.

Rows 3 - 12: Continue in pattern [increase 2 dc at armhole edge
on each front, each sleeve, and back.] (total 245 sts).

Body: Pattern stitch is 5-DC shells. (multiple of 6 + 1).
Right Front -force 5 shells to fit.
Back -force 10 shells.
Left Front -force 5 shells.
[The forcing can be done by skipping 1 st instead of 2 like the shell pattern calls for.]

Row 1 of body: *SC in first st, skip 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, skip 2 sts*,
sc in next st. Continue across front, making 5 shells fit.
SC in space between the 2 groups of 3 dc, skip the sleeve portion of the yoke,
sc in space between the 2 groups of 3 dc.
Make 10 shells fit across back, sc in space between the 2 groups of 3 dc.
Skip the sleeve portion of the yoke. Make 5 shells fit on the front. Chain 3, Turn.

Row 2 of body: 2 dc in same st as ch 3,
*sc in center dc of shell, 5 dc in back loop of next sc.
Continue across row. 3 dc in last sc. Ch 1, Turn.

Row 3 of body: Sc in last dc, *shell in back loop of sc,
sc in top of next shell*. Continue across row. SC in top of turning chain-3.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 for 6 inches.

Sleeves in the Round:
Row 1 of sleeve(wrong side):
Join yarn at bottom of arm hole, chain 1, sc.
Make 10 shells fit around sleeve.
Slip stitch to first sc. Chain 3, Turn.

Row 2 of sleeve:
2 dc in same space as chain 3, sc in top of shell,
shell in back loop of sc. Continue in pattern to end of row.
2 dc in same space as first 3 dc.
Slip stitch to top of turning chain. Ch 1, Turn.

Row 3 of sleeve:
Sc in top of turning chain, 5 dc in back loop of next sc,
sc in top of shell, continue to end of row,
slip stitch in first sc.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 for 6 1/2 inches.

Edging:
Row 1: Sc in each dc and sc around sleeve.
Slip stitch to first sc. Chain 4, Turn.

Row 2: Skip 1st and 2nd sts, dc in next, (ch 1, skip 1), dc in next st.
Continue around sleeve, ending with chain 1.
SC in 3rd chain of turning chain.

Row 3: (picots)[Chain 3, slip stitch in left side of sc]
Sc in first st, picot, sc in ch-1 space, sc in next stitch.
Continue in pattern around to last 2 sts.
Sc in chain-1 space, picot, sc in last st.
Fasten off.

Body Edging:
Row 1: Right side facing, join yarn with slip st to corner
of left front neck edge, ch 1. Work 1 row sc evenly around outer edge
to Right Front edge working 3 sc in corners. Ch 1, Turn.

Mark positions for 3 button loops on Right Front yoke.
1st lp 1/2" down from neck edge, 3rd loop 1/2" up from bottom of yoke,
2nd loop centered between.

Row 2: Sc in each st across working 3 sc in corners.
Button loops are (ch 2, skip 2 sts). Chain 1, Turn.

Row 3: Sc in first sc, *picot, sc, sc.
Repeat from * to last st. Picot. Sc in last stitch. Ch 1.

Neck Edging:
Row 1: With right side facing work 57 sc evenly around
neck edge working into remaining lps of foundation chain. Chain 3, Turn.

Row 2: (eyelet or beading row)
Skp 1st st, dc in next st. *(ch 1, sk 1), dc in next st.
Repeat from * to last 2 sts. Dc in last 2 sts.
Ch 1, Turn.

Row 3: Sc, *sc, picot, sc in sp.
Repeat from * to last 2 sts. Sc in last 2 sts. Fasten off.

Bonnet:(the starting chain 3 is considered as
the first dc in every row.
Ch 6, join with slip st. Ch 3.
Row 1: 11 dc in ring. Ch 3. (12 dc)
Row 2: 2 dc in each st. Ch 3. (24 dc)
Row 3: *Dc, 2 dc around. Ch 3. (36 dc)
Row 4: *Dc, dc, 2 dc around. Ch 3. (48 dc)
Row 5: *Dc in each of 1st 3 sts, 2 dc in next
around. Ch 3. (60 dc)
Row 6: *Dc in each of next 4 sts, 2 dc in next
around. Ch 2 (72 dc)
Row 7: *Hdc in each of next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next
around. Ch 1. (84 hdc)

Crown:
Row 1: Work 12 5-Dc shells around - leave 12 stitches unworked.
Row 2: Continue in shell pattern on these 12 shells for
5 inches measured from center of disk OR 4 1/2 inches
from edge of disk to allow a 1 1/2 inch turned back edge.

Bonnet edging:
Ch 1, sc in each sc and dc around,
working picot on the center dc of each shell. Fasten off.

Neck edging for Bonnet:
Row 1: Work odd number sc around lower edge.
[*sc x 4, 2tog* across back. Chain 4, Turn.
Row 2: Skip first 2 sts, dc, *ch 1, skp 1, dc in next st* around. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 3: Sc, *picot, sc in ch 1 sp, sc in next st.* around. Fasten off.

Ribbon Rosettes:
For each rosette: Cut 4 pieces of ribbon 4 1/2 inches long.
Each piece -glue ends together to form a circle.
Fold circle in half with join in center,
and string 4 of the ribbon circles on a needle.
Form an 8-point star with the 4 pieces and sew together.
Cut 1 piece ribbon 18 inches long and sew to underside of rosette,
then sew rosette and ribbon to corner of bonnet.
Cut one piece of ribbon 1 1/2 inches long, glue ends to form circle,
and sew in center of rosette.
Make second rosette to match.

Bootees: about 3 3/4 - 4 inches long.
Cuff:
Chain 30, slip st to form circle. Ch 1
Row 1: Sc around, join with sl st. Ch 4, Turn.
Row 2: Sk 2 sts, Dc in next st, *ch 1, skp 1 st, dc in next st.
Repeat from * around. End with chain 2, Sl st to 3rd chain of ch 4.
Ch 1, DO NOT TURN.
Row 3: Sc in first dc, *skip 1 space, 5 dc in next space, skip 1 space, sc in next dc.
Repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc. Ch 3, Turn.
Row 4: 2 dc in same space as chain 3, *sc in top of shell,
5 dc in back loop of sc. Repeat from * around,
ending with 2 dc in join at start of row.
Repeat rows 3 and 4 2 times more. Ch 1, Turn.
Sc in each sc and dc around working picot on center dc of each shell.
Slip stitch to first sc and fasten off.

Instep:
With right side facing, mark 3 center spaces at front
on beading row.
Row 1: Join yarn in first marked space, work 3 sc in each space. Ch 1, Turn.
Rows 2 - 5: Work rows of sc for 1 inch. fasten off.

Foot: Begin at center back
With right side facing, Ch 3, Do not turn.
Row 1: Work 13 dc to instep, 8 dc on side of instep,
9 dc across front of instep, 8 dc on second side of instep, and 14 dc to end of row.
Sl st to 3rd chain of starting ch. Ch 3, Do not turn.
Rows 2-4: Dc around. Sl st to starting chain. Chain 3, Do not turn.
Row 5: Dc3tog, work even to toe, dc3tog three times across toe,
work even to last 4 sts, dc3tog, dc in last st.
Sl st to starting chain. Sew sole seam.

Make second bootee to match.

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