Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Crochet Child's Bathrobe
Lion Brand® Terryspun
Pattern Number: 796

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: Child 4, Child 5-6, Child 7-8
Child's 4 (6, 8) or to fit chest sizes 23 (25, 27) inches. Finished garment measures 28 (31, 33 1/4)inches closed.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

970-157 Terryspun Yarn: Citron (discontinued) Medium yellow
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 23.96
Alternative Quantity: (5, 6)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95

GAUGE:
5 sc and 5 sc rows = 3 inches. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
1.

To inc: Work 2 sts into one st.
2.

To dec: Pull up lp in first st, pull up lp in next st, yo hook and draw yarn through all 3 lps on hook.

3.

Body is worked in one piece to underarms, then fronts and back are worked separately.


INSTRUCTIONS



ROBE

BODY: Loosely ch 55 (59, 63).
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across -- 54 (58, 62) sc.

Ch 1, turn.

Cont in sc until piece measures 10" from beg.

Note: Make sure that piece measures 32 1/4 (34 3/4, 37 1/2)" wide.

First Front: Dividing Row: Sc across first 15 (16, 17) sts only.

Ch 1, turn.

Cont in sc on these sts until armhole measures 6 (6 1/4, 7)" from dividing row.

Note: Make sure that piece measures 9 (9 1/4, 10)" wide.

Fasten and end off.
Back: Return to dividing row and join yarn in next st, ch 1, sc in same st and in each of next 23 (25, 27) sts -- 24 (26, 28) sts total.

Work even on these 24 sts only until armholes measure same as First Front.

Note: Make sure that piece measures 14 (15 1/4, 16 3/4)" wide.

Fasten and end off.

Second Half: Return to dividing row and join yarn in next st, ch 1, sc in same st and in each of next 14 (15, 16) sts -- 15 (16, 17) sts total.

Work even on these 15 sts until armhole measures same as First Front.

Note: Make sure that piece measures 9 (9 1/4, 10)" wide.

Fasten and end off.

Assembly: Sew first 8 (9, 9) sts of shoulder seams together, leaving center 8 (8, 10) sts of Back neck free and 7 (7, 8) sts at each Front neck edge free.

SLEEVES: Join yarn at underarm, ch 1, sc in each row around armhole having 20 (22, 24) sts total, join with sl st to first sc.

Mark beg of row.

Next Row: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each sc around, join with sl st to first sc.

Rep last row, working in the round, dec'ing 1 st at beg and end of next row, then every 4th (3rd, 3rd) row thereafter a total of 4 (5, 5) times.

Work even on 12 (12, 14) sts until Sleeve measures 10 3/4" from beg.

Fasten and end off.

HOOD: Join yarn to beg of First Front neck, ch 1, sc in each of 7 (7, 8) free sts of Front neck, work 2 sc at shoulder seam, sc across the 8 (8, 10) free Back neck sts inc 3 (3, 2) sts evenly across for a total of 11 (11, 12) sts at Back neck, work 2 sc at other shoulder seam, sc across rem 8 (8, 10) free sts of other Front neck -- 29 (29, 32) sts total.

Next Row: Ch 1, turn.

Dec 2 sc tog in first 2 sts, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, dec 2 sc tog in last 2 sts -- 27 (27, 30) sts total.

Work even on these sts until Hood measures 12 (12 1/4, 13)" from beg.

Fasten and end off.

Top Center Panel: Sk first 9 (9, 10) sts of Hood, join yarn in next st, ch 1, sc in same st and in each of next 8 (8, 9) sts -- 9 (9, 10) sts total.

Work even on these center sts only for 9 (9, 10) rows total.

Fasten and end off.

Sew sides of this top center panel to each of the 9 (9, 10) free sts on either side of center panel.

FINISHING: Sc evenly around all edges of Robe.

BELT: Loosely ch 101 (104, 107).

Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across -- 100 (103, 106) sts.

Next Row: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each sc across.

Fasten and end off.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
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dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
fpsc = front post single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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