Pretty Mesh Baby Beanie and Mesh Booties Set

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Pretty Mesh Baby Beanie 

This beanie has alternating sc and dc stitches so it would not look like a spider web. As you crochet you will realize you are making a stitch that resembles a Roman numeral IV.

Newborn – 3 mos. 6.5” width, 5.5” length

H-Hook (5.0 mm)

Preemie 4-5 lbs, use a G-Hook (4.0 mm) 5.75″ width, 5″ length

 

Yarn: #3 Light Worsted Weight (Baby, Sport or DK yarn)

Round 1: In magic circle, ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch 1), *dc 1, ch 1*, repeat 9 more times. Sl st to 3rd ch, Sl st again to the left in ch sp.

Round 2: Ch 1, In same st sp make a sc v-stitch ( 1 sc ,ch 1, 1 sc), skip st, *sc v-stitch (sc 1, ch 1, sc 1) in ch sp. * Repeat * to * 9 more times. Sl st into 2nd ch. Sl to the left one more time so that you are in the middle of the 1st sc v-stitch sp.

Round 3: Ch 4, dc in same ch sp, (this is the first dc V-stitch of this round)  skip 1 st and *in next sc v-stitch sp make a dc V-stitch (1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc), sk 1 st*.  Repeat * to * 9 more times.  Sl st into 3rd ch. Sl st to the left one more time so that you are in the middle of the 1st dc V-stitch sp.

Round 4: Ch 1, In same st sp make a sc v-stitch ( 1 sc ,ch 1, 1 sc), 1 sc in next st, sk 1 st  *sc v-stitch (sc 1, ch 1, sc 1) in the middle of dc V-stitch of previous round, 1 sc in next st, sk 1 st*. Repeat * to * 9 more times. Sl st into 2nd ch. Sl to the left one more time so that you are in the middle of the 1st sc v-stitch sp.

Round 5: Ch 4, dc in same ch sp, (this is the first dc V-stitch of this round) in next st dc 1, skip 1 st and *in next sc v-stitch sp make a dc V stitch (1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc), 1 dc in next st, skip 1 st*  Repeat * to * 9 more times.  Sl st into 3rd ch. Sl st to the left one more time so that you are in the middle of the 1st dc V-stitch sp so that you are in the middle of the 1st sc v-stitch.

Round 6: Ch 1, In same st sp make a sc v-stitch ( 1 sc ,ch 1, 1 sc), 1 sc in next st, sk 1 st  *sc v-stitch (sc 1, ch 1, sc 1) in the middle of dc V-stitch of previous round, 1 sc in next st, sk 1 st*. Repeat * to * 9 more times. Sl st into 2nd ch. Sl to the left one more time so that you are in the middle of the 1st sc v-stitch sp.

Round 7-13: Repeat rounds 5 and 6 two more times.

Round 14: Ch 1. In same sc v-stitch, 2 sc, 1 sc in next 2 sts,  *2 sc in sc v-stitch sp, 1 sc in next 2 sts* Repeat 9 more times. Sl st to 2nd st.

Round 15. Ch1, in next st sc 2, skip st, 1 sc, skip 1 st, *in next st sc 2, skip 1 st, 1 sc in next st, sk st*  Repeat * to * 9 more times.  Sl st to 2nd ch. F/O

 

Mesh Baby Booties

G-Hook (4-4.25 mm hook)

size: Newborn (3.5-3.75 inches/ 9-9.5 cm foot)

yarn: #3 weight (Sport,DK or Baby Yarn)

Preemie 4-5 lbs: use D (3.5mm) or F (3.75) hook. (2.75-3” foot)

Foundation: ch 11, leave 1.5 to 2” tail

Row 1: 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 hdc in next 7 chs, 5 hdc in last ch, pull tail to close last chain to close tightly, working over tail, 1 hdc in next 7 chs. Carefully clip end tail if it is showing. 2 hdc in last ch sps. Sl st to 2nd ch.

Row 2: ch 2, 1 hdc in same st sp, 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 7 sts, 2 dc in each of next 6 sts, 1 hdc in next 7 sts, 2 hdc in last 2 sts. Sl st to 3rd ch. Check to see if length is 3.75” ,if size is off redo with different hook size.

Row 3: ch 1, in back loops only, 1 sc in every st in round including same st of first ch and the small st sp at the end. Sl st to 2nd ch. (total: 34 sts)

Row 4: ch 2, 1 sc in next st,*ch 1,sk 1 st, 1 sc*, repeat* to * 4 more times. Sk 1 st, 1 hdc, *Sk 1 st, 1 dc*, repeat * to * 3 more times. Sk st, 1 hdc. *Ch 1, sk 1 st, 1 sc*, repeat * to * 4 more times. Sl st into 2nd ch.

Row 5: ch 1, 1 sc in same st sp, *ch 1, 1 sc into ch sp*, repeat * to * 3 more times, 1 sc in next 8 ch sps, *ch 1, 1 sc into ch sp*, repeat * to * 3 more times. Sl st in 2nd ch.

Row 6: ch 2, 1 sc in next ch sp, *ch 1, 1 sc in ch sp*, repeat * to * 2 more times. *Sk ch sp,  1 dc* Repeat * to * 3 more times, 1 sc in next st, *ch 1, 1 sc in ch sp* repeat * to * 3 more times. Sl st in 2nd ch.

Row 7: ch 1 , 1 sc in each ch sp and small sp at end. Sl st in 2nd ch (total 14 sts)
Row 8: ch 1, 1 sc all around. Sl st in 2nd ch. F/O, weave in ends with tapestry needle.

abbreviations:

sp: space

ch: chain

st: stitch

sk: skip

ch sp: area of where there is  a single chain to put hook under.

sl st: slip stitch

F/O: Finish Off

 

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