Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern in Multiple Sizes by Crochet For You.

Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan pattern in Multiple Sizes, for 12 months, 18 months and 24 months old babies. If you are waiting for larger sizes of Lil Darling Baby Cardigan, here are free crochet patterns for 12 months, 18 months and 24 months old babies.

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This pattern is perfect for beginners. You just want to change the color to get a girly look or boyish look. I designed Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan with short sleeves but can be added long sleeves if you like, more info in the note sections below.

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Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern in Multiple Sizes

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Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan pattern for 6 months old baby boys and girls.

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Skill Level beginner

Finished sizes

  • 12 months
  • 18 months
  • 24 months

Materials listed in each size of the pattern instruction.

Gauge: 20 hdc and 11 rows = 4” with 4mm crochet hook.

Abbreviations / stitches

  • ch = chain
  • sc= single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • st(s) = stitch(s)
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sk = skip
  • ch – sp = chain space
  • beg = beginning
  • C1 = Color 1
  • C2 = Color 2
  • RS = Right Side
  • *to = repeat * to ; the instructions
  • [] = work instructions within brackets as many times as directed
  • side-hdc = side hdc stitch in side of the work.

Special stitch

  • Corner st = (2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) in indicated st.

Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern (12 months)

Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern (12 months)

Finished size (12 months)

  • Chest 18″
  • Height shoulder to bottom = 10″

Materials

sport weight yarn (16 WPI) Approx: 235 yards total

  • (C1) Approx: 135 yards.
  • (C2) gray Approx: 100 yards.
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • buttons (small size)
  • Thread and needle / Scissors

Notes:

  • beg ch does not count as st.
  • I made these cardigans with short sleeves. If you want to make long sleeves just repeat row 2 in short sleeves section as many as to get your desired length.

ch 60 with (C1)

Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st (see special stitch) in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 4 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, turn. (40 hdc)

Row 2: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (50 hdc)

Row 3: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (56 hdc)

Row 4: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (66 hdc)

Row 5: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (72 hdc)

Row 6: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (82 hdc)

Row 7: (C2) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (88 hdc)

Row 8: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (98 hdc)

Row 9: (C1) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 12 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (104 hdc)

Row 10: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 13 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (114 hdc)

Row 11: Dividing armholes (C2) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, last 2 hdc should be in ch-sp of corner st,  ch 2, sk next 12 ch-sp(s), 2 hdc in next ch-sp of corner st (made an armhole), [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 15 times, last 2 hdc should be in ch-sp of corner st, ch 2, sk next 12 ch-sp(s), 2 hdc in next ch-sp of corner st, (made an armhole) [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (64 hdc)

Row 12: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 30 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (66 hdc)

Row 13: (C1) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 30 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (64 hdc)

Row 14 to 22: repeat rows 12 and 13 continuously with (C1).

Row 23 to 24: repeat rows 13 and 12 continuously with (C2).

Row 25 to 27: repeat rows 13 and 12 continuously with (C1). Fasten off and weave the ends.

Edging

Row 1: (RS) facing, Join (C2) yarn at first st of row 27, crochet sc in each hdc and 2 sc in each ch-sp around the bottom edge and the neck. Work 3 sc in each corner (2 corners on the bottom edge and 2 corners on the top neck edge). When working on side sts (left and right front edges), crochet 2 sc in each side-hdc, sl st to first sc, do not turn.

Row 2: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to first st. Fasten off and weave the ends.

Crochet buttonholes on the left side for boys and the right side for girls.

 (RS) facing, join same yarn used for edging with ch 1 in the top corner of the neck. *sc in 2 or 3 sts. ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in each of next sts until you want to make next buttonhole (crochet same count sc sts between buttonholes); and repeat * to as many as to make buttonholes you want. I made 2 button holes. When you finish making buttonholes, crochet sc each across till next corner of the same side. Sew the buttons on the other side using needle and thread.

Short sleeves (each side on armholes)

Row 1: (RS) facing, join (C2) yarn at side-hdc st of row 11 in underarm, ch 2, 2 hdc in same st, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]12 times, ch 2, 2 hdc in side-hdc st of row 11 on other side, ch 2, sl st to first hdc, do not turn. (28 hdc)

Row 2: sl st until next ch-sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in same ch-sp, *ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp; repeat * to around, last ch 2 sl st to first st. Do not turn.

Row 3: repeat row 2.

Edging for sleeves

Row 4: ch 1, sc in each hdc and 2 sc in each ch-sp around the sleeve. sl st to first st.

Row 5: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to first st. Fasten off and weave the ends.

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Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern (18 months)

Finished size (18 months)

  • Chest 19″
  • Height shoulder to bottom = 11″

Materials

sport weight yarn (16 WPI) Approx: 280 yards total

  • (C1)  Approx: 150 yards.
  • (C2)  Approx: 120 yards.
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • buttons (small size)
  • Thread and needle / Scissors

Notes:

  • beg ch does not count as st.
  • I made these cardigans with short sleeves. If you want to make long sleeves just repeat row 2 in short sleeves section as many as to get your desired length.

ch 60 with (C1)

Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st (see special stitch) in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 4 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, turn. (40 hdc)

Row 2: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (50 hdc)

Row 3: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (56 hdc)

Row 4: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (66 hdc)

Row 5: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (72 hdc)

Row 6: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (82 hdc)

Row 7:ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (88 hdc)

Row 8: (C2) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (98 hdc)

Row 9: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 12 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (104 hdc)

Row 10: (C1) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 13 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (114 hdc)

Row 11: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 12 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 14 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 12 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (120 hdc)

Row 12: Dividing armholes (C2) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, last 2 hdc should be in ch-sp of corner st, ch 2, sk next 13 ch-sp(s), 2 hdc in next ch-sp of corner st (made an armhole), [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 16 times, last 2 hdc should be in ch-sp of corner st, ch 2, sk next 13 ch-sp(s), 2 hdc in next ch-sp of corner st, (made an armhole) [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (70 hdc)

Row 13: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 32 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (68 hdc)

Row 14: (C1) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 32 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (70 hdc)

Rows 15 to 23: repeat rows 13 and 14 continuously with (C1)

Rows 24 to 25: repeat rows 14 and 13 with (C2)

Rows 26 to 28: repeat rows 14 and 13 with (C1)

Edging

Row 1: (RS) facing, Join (C2) yarn at first st of row 28, crochet sc in each hdc and 2 sc in each ch-sp around the bottom edge and the neck. Work 3 sc in each corner (2 corners on the bottom edge and 2 corners on the top neck edge). When working on side sts (left and right front edges), crochet 2 sc in each side-hdc, sl st to first sc, do not turn.

Row 2: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to first st. Fasten off and weave the ends.

Crochet buttonholes on the left side for boys and the right side for girls.

(RS) facing, join same yarn used for edging with ch 1 in the top corner of the neck. *sc in 2 or 3 sts. ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in each of next sts until you want to make next buttonhole (crochet same count sc sts between buttonholes); and repeat * to as many as to make buttonholes you want. I made 2 button holes. When you finish making buttonholes, crochet sc each across till next corner of the same side. Sew the buttons on the other side using needle and thread.

Short sleeves (each side on armholes)

Row 1: (RS) facing, join (C2) yarn at side-hdc st of row 12 in underarm, ch 2, 2 hdc in same st, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]13 times, ch 2, 2 hdc in side-hdc st of row 12 on other side, ch 2, sl st to first hdc, do not turn. (30 hdc)

Row 2: sl st until next ch-sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in same ch-sp, *ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp; repeat * to around, last ch 2 sl st to first st. Do not turn.

Row 3 to 4: repeat row 2.

Edging for sleeves

Row 5: ch 1, sc in each hdc and 2 sc in each ch-sp around the sleeve. sl st to first st.

Row 6: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to first st. Fasten off and weave the ends.


Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern (24 months)

Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern (24 months)

 

Finished size (24 months)

  • Chest 20″
  • Height shoulder to bottom = 12.5″

Materials

sport weight yarn (16 WPI) Approx:  360 yards total

  • (C1) Approx: 230yards.
  • (C2) Approx: 130 yards.
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • buttons (small size)
  • Thread and needle / Scissors

Notes:

  • beg ch does not count as st.
  • I made these cardigans with short sleeves. If you want to make long sleeves just repeat row 2 in short sleeves section as many as to get your desired length.

ch 92 with (C1)

Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st (see special stitch) in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 4 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2]6 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 4 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 3 times, turn. (56 hdc)

Row 2: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (66 hdc)

Row 3: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (72 hdc)

Row 4: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (82 hdc)

Row 5: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (88 hdc)

Row 6: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (98 hdc)

Row 7: (C2) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 12 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (104 hdc)

Row 8: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 13 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (114 hdc)

Row 9: (C1) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]12 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]14 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]12 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]6 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (120 hdc)

Row 10: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 13 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 15 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 13 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (130 hdc)

Row 11: Dividing armholes (C2) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, last 2 hdc should be in ch-sp of corner st, ch 2, sk next 14 ch-sp(s), 2 hdc in next ch-sp of corner st (made an armhole), [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 17 times, last 2 hdc should be in ch-sp of corner st, ch 2, sk next 14 ch-sp, 2 hdc in next ch-sp of corner st (made an armhole), [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (72 hdc)

Row 12: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 34 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (74 hdc)

Row 13: (C1) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 34 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (72 hdc)

Row 14 to 26: repeat rows 12 and 13 continuously with (C1).

Row 27 to 28: repeat rows 13 and 12 continuously with (C2).

Row 29 to 30: repeat rows 13 and 12 continuously with (C1).

Row 31 to 32: repeat rows 13 and 12 continuously with (C2).

Row 33 to 36: repeat rows 13 and 12 continuously with (C1). Fasten off and weave the ends.

Edging

Row 1: (RS) facing, Join (C2) yarn at first st of row 36, crochet sc in each hdc and each ch-sp around the bottom edge and the neck. Work 3 sc in each corner (2 corners on the bottom edge and 2 corners on the top neck edge). When working on side sts (left and right front edges), crochet 2 sc in each side-hdc.

Row 2: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to first st. Fasten off and weave the ends.

Crochet buttonholes on the left side for boys and the right side for girls.

(RS) facing, join same yarn used for edging with ch 1 in the top corner of the neck. *sc in 2 or 3 sts. ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in each of next sts until you want to make next buttonhole (crochet same count sc sts between buttonholes); and repeat * to as many as to make buttonholes you want. When you finish making buttonholes, crochet sc each across till next corner of the same side. Sew the buttons on the other side using needle and thread.

Short sleeves (each side on armholes)

Row 1: (RS) facing, join (C2) yarn at side-hdc st of row 11 in underarm, ch 2, 2 hdc in same st, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]14 times, ch 2, 2 hdc in side-hdc st of row 11 on other side, ch 2, sl st to first hdc, do not turn. (32 hdc)

Row 2: sl st until next ch-sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in same st, *ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp; repeat * to around, last ch 2 sl st to first hdc. Do not turn.

Row 3 to 6: repeat row 2 with (C1).

Edging for sleeves

Row 7: (C2) ch 1, sc in each hdc and ch-sp around the sleeve. sl st to first st.

Row 8: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to first st. Fasten off and weave the ends.

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