Bonnet and booties crochet pattern

Crochet baby bonnet and booties

Bonnet and bootiesFinished Size

Newborn-3 months

Materials

Katia Cotton Comfort light (DK) weight yarn (1 3/4 oz/164 yds/50g per ball) (2): 5 balls #020 off white

Size E/4/3.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

Sewing needle and thread

8mm pearl shank buttons: 8

1/4-inch-wide off-white ribbon: 4 yds

Gauge

6 dc = 1 inch; 2 dc rows = 3/4 inch

Pattern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Special Stitch

5-double crochet cluster (5-dc cl): [Yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on took] 5 times in same st, yo, draw through all 6 lps on hook, ch 1.

Bonnet

Rnd 1: Ch 6, join (see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form a ring, ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch-3, 2 dc in each dc around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in next dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (36 dc)

Rnd 4: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, 2 dc in same dc, sk next dc, 5-dc cl (see Special Stitches) in next dc, [sk next dc, 3 dc in next dc, sk next dc, 5-dc cl in next dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (9 cls, 9 groups 3-dc)

Rnd 5: Sl st in next 2 dc, [ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp of 5-dc cl, ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc] around. (18 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 6: Sl st into ch-3 sp, ch 3, 4 dc in same ch-3 sp, 5 dc in each ch-3 sp around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (90 dc)

Rnds 7 & 8: Sl st in next 2 dc, ch 3, 4 dc in same dc, 5 dc in 3rd dc of each 5-dc group, sl st to join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Row 9: Now working in rows, sl st in next 2 dc, ch 3, 4 dc in same dc, [5 dc in 3rd dc of next 5-dc group] 14 times, leaving rem 3 groups of 5-dc unworked, turn. (15 groups 5-dc)

Row 10: Sl st in 3rd dc, ch 3, 4 dc in same dc, [5-dc cl in 3rd dc of next 5-dc group, 5 dc in 3rd dc of next 5-dc group] across, turn. (7 cls, 8 groups 5-dc)

Row 11: [Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), sk next dc, sc in next dc] twice, *ch 3, sk next 5-dc cl, [ch 3, sk next dc, sc in next dc] twice, rep from * across, turn. (23 ch-3 sps)

Row 12: Sl st into ch-3 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, 3 dc in each ch-3 sp across, turn. (69 dc)

Row 13: Sl st into 2nd dc, [ch 2, sk next 2 dc, 5-dc cl in next dc, ch 2, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc] across, turn. (11 cls)

Row 14: Sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same ch-2 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-2 sp] across, turn. (21 ch-3 sps)

Row 15: Sl st into first ch-3 sp, ch 3, 4 dc in same sp, [ch 1, sc in next ch sp, ch 1, 5 dc in next ch sp] across, do not turn.

Row 16: Working across ends of row of Bonnet, work 2 sc in side edge of each row to rnd 8, sc in each rem st of rnd 8, work 2 sc in side edge of each row to end of row 15, ch 28 (neck strap), dc in 5th ch from hook, dc in each rem ch across. Fasten off.

Sew button on opposite edge of Strap, use natural sp for buttonhole.

Booties

Make 2.

Sole

Rnd 1: Ch 12, 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, sc in each of next 6 chs, hdc in next ch, 5 dc in last ch, working on opposite side of foundation ch, hdc in next ch, sc in each of next 6 chs, hdc in next ch, 2 hdc in same ch as beg hdc sts, join (see Pattern Notes) in beg hdc. (26 sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in next ch, 2 hdc in next ch, sc in each of next 7 sts, hdc in next st, dc in next st, 2 dc in each of next 3 sts, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st, hdc in same st as beg ch-2, join in 2nd ch of ch-2. (32 sts)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 12 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in next st] 4 times, hdc in each of next 11 sts, join in 2nd ch of ch-2. (36 sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, bpdc (see Stitch Guide) in each st around, join in 3rd ch of ch-3. (36 sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, hdc in next st, 5-dc cl (see Special Stitches) in next st, sk next st, [hdc in each of next 2 hdc, 5-dc cl in next st, sk next st] around, join in 2nd ch of ch-2. (9 cls, 18 dc)

Rnd 6: [Ch 2, sk next hdc, sc in next hdc, ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp of cl] around. (18 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, hdc in same sp, 2 hdc in each of next 5 ch-2 sps, [dc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 ch-2 sps] 3 times, 2 hdc in each of next 6 ch-2 sps, join.

Left Strap

Row 8: Sl st across next 9 sts, ch 10, hdc in 4th ch from hook, hdc in each rem ch across, sl st in next st of Bootie. Fasten off.

Right Strap

Row 8: Turn, sl st in next 9 sts, ch 10, hdc in 4th ch from hook, hdc in each rem ch across, sl st in next st of Bootie. Fasten off.

Sew button on Bootie opposite strap. Use natural sp at end of Strap for buttonhole.

Booties

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