Saturday, September 1, 2012

Crochet Baby Cocoon Very Easy! Pattern for Easy Peasy Crochet Baby Cocoon

Good Morning Lovelies,

It's a 3 Day weekend in the USA! I am looking forward to doing some final touches to my soon to be baby girl's room and crochet some more goodies for her. I have been pinning it up on pinterest with baby booties and cute hats to make for baby M so this weekend is my designated time to get some made.

Earlier in the week I shared a quick photo of the green crochet cocoon which will look much better in photos when I had a baby to put in there! For now we have to make do with just the cocoon. But I do want to share the pattern and it can't be any easier.
Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease. Thick & Quick.
Color: Grass
Hook: N (what the yarn packaging said to use for that yarn)

After the photo infused pattern I have the pattern without photos for those who do not like photos or want to copy just the pattern part to save or print somewhere.

Easy Peasy Crochet Baby Cocoon
Pattern: to start Chain 4, slip stitch to form a ring
Row 1: chain 2, 11 dc into the ring (ch 2 at beginning counts serves as the twelfth dc), sl st.


Row 2: chain 2, *2 dc in next stitch, 1 dc*, repeat until end of row two, sl st



Row 3: chain 2, *2 dc in next stitch, 1 dc in next 2 stitches*, repeat until end of row. (so it should be 2 dc, 1 dc, 1 dc, 2 dc, 1 dc, 1 dc, 2 dc, ...), sl st.



Rows 4-18: dc into each stitch, sl st. (You may need to do more or less rows to get to the 17 inches in length.


Final Row: chain 1, sc in each stitch.
At around 17 inches in length do your final row (for newborn size cocoon).


Just pattern no photos:
Pattern: to start Chain 4, slip stitch to form a ring
Row 1: chain 2, 11 dc into the ring (ch 2 at beginning counts serves as the twelfth dc), sl st.
Row 2: chain 2, *2 dc in next stitch, 1 dc*, repeat until end of row two, sl st.
Row 3: chain 2, *2 dc in next stitch, 1 dc in next 2 stitches*, repeat until end of row. (so it should be 2 dc, 1 dc, 1 dc, 2 dc, 1 dc, 1 sc, 2 dc, ...), sl st.
Rows 4-18: dc into each stitch, sl st,
Final Row: chain 1, sc in each stitch.
At around 17 inches in length do your final row (for newborn size cocoon).

This was super easy to make and the yarn is nice and soft. If your cocoon is tight try stitching looser or use a larger hook. Please let me know if you have any problems with the pattern.

Happy Hooking!!!!

xoxo Susan

27 comments:

  1. Susan, you are so lovely to post this pattern. Hope you have a wonderful long weekend. Keep your feet up and take care of that precious bundle you are carrying.
    hugs,
    MEredith

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  2. Its my first baby and this looks so small I dont know it will be right please tell me how wide it should be? Thank you

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    1. It'll fit up to a 10lbs baby.it has a lot of give in it because its a larger hook and uses double crochet stitch.

      -expert crochet level

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  3. When working 4-18 do you first chain 2 before starting to dc around? Please help!

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  4. I also would like to know about the chain 2 on rows 4-18.

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  5. I did not chain 2 for rows 4-18. The pattern is as written. When I did chain 2 it made the cocoon too wide.

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    1. if it's too wide, then it means you're adding increases without realizing. when you chain into the next row, you SKIP the next stitch.

      always slip stitch in the chains of the previous row then , chain in the next stitch and then skip.
      slip stitch, chain then skip , otherwise there will be spiral

      always keep marker, which should always the chain stitch,

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    2. I'm a little confused, why is there a SC in row three? It day 2DC, 1DC in the next two. .. But then goes 2dc, 2dc, 2dc, 2dc, 1dc, 1sc..... was that a typo? The s and d are right next to each other...

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  6. Hi! I love your free patterns, and I was wondering if I might get your permission to sell finished products from your patterns. I would link back to your site. I look forward to your reply. Thanks in advance!

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  7. HI! I'd like to make this cocoon for a 3-6 month old and use it as a sleeping sack. How would I change the pattern to fit a baby this old? Thanks! :)

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    1. Try using a larger crochet hook.

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  8. buona sera
    non riesco a capire..dovrebbe avere un'altezza di 17 cemtimetri
    ma non ho capito che larghezza dovrebbe avere..grazie

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    1. credo parli di 17 inchs, che sono circa 43 cm. Nemmeno io ho capito la larghezza, ma credo ci sia un errore nel conteggio del secondo giro.

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    2. o meglio...manca il secondo giro che dovrebbe essere di 2dc in ogni punto, con un finale di n° 24 dc. Altrimenti viene troppo stretto

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  9. glad I found this , do you think i could modify the number or stitches for a preemie size babe?

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  10. Hello there, how can I alter this pattern to make it in 3-6 months size?
    Thank you :)

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  11. I would love to have the pattern for a 3 - 6 mth old, is that possible

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  12. BENDICIONES PARA TODOS. LLEVO YA UNA TEMPORADA TRATANDO DE TEJER UN COCOON, Y UNA BOLSA BASKETBOOL,O MOISÉS AL FIN NO SE COMO SE LLAMA EN REALIDAD, Y HASTA AHORA NO LO HE LOGRADO...POR FAVOR AYÚDENME CON UN PASO A PASO, ESTOY EMPESANDO A TEJER CON MUCHA ALEGRÍA, AUN UN POCO LENTA, PERO LO LOGRARE..........GRACIAS POR SU AYUDA.................

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  13. How many skeins of yarn did you use?

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  14. The pattern didn't work for me, it just ended up a long slender tube, not wide enough for a baby

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    1. I think she has missed the second round, which should be 2 dc in each stitch, for a total of 24DC to second round. And then continue as the second round with 3ch * 2DC, 1DC *

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  15. Yes, I would also like to know if you could add a hood to this and how.
    Kind Regards,
    Dianne

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  16. Thanks for this pretty easy pattern. But i'll suggest that if the length measurement was given in inches (17"), it would be nice, easier and more explanatory if the width/wideness tip be given as such (in inches). This is because yarn measurement differs from place to place. Thanks.

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