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Tizz Crochet Star Snuggle Bag Project

TIZZ CROCHET STAR SNUGGLE BAG

LEVEL: EASY


WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • 'Bella Baby' Tizz 8ply 50g balls x 5 Main Colour (M) and 1 x 1st Contrast (C1)
  • One 5.50mm and one 4.50mm crochet hook, or sizes required for correct tension
  • 6 buttons
  • Quilting pins
  • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

SIZE

0 - 3 months

Width Across (approx from arm point to arm point) cm 70

Length (approx from shoulder to leg point) cm 70

TENSIONS

15tr x 9 rows to 10cm over treble fabric, using 5.50mm hook.

Note - This garment has been designed on a bigger hook and at a looser tension than normally recommended.


Tizz Crochet Star Snuggle Bag Project
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INSTRUCTIONS

BACK

Main Piece

Using 5.50mm hook and M, make 3ch, join with a sl st to make a ring.

1st round - 3ch (counts as 1tr), 9tr in ring, sl st in 3rd ch at beg ... 10tr.

2nd round- 4ch (counts as 1tr, 1ch), * 2tr in each of next 2tr, 1ch, rep from * to last tr, 2tr in last tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg ... 20tr.

3rd round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 2tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from * to last 3 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 2tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

4th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in next tr, 2tr in each of next 2tr, 1tr in next tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from * to last 5 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in next tr, 2tr in each of next 2tr, 1tr in next tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

5th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * (2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 2tr) 3 times, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from * to last 9 sts, (2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 2tr) 3 times, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch.

6th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 12tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from * to last 13 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 12tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

7th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 14tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 15 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 14 tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

8th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 16tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 17 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 16tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg. Sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

9th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 18tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 19 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 18tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

10th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 20tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 21 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 20tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

11th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 22tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 23 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 22tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

12th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 24tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 25 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 24tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

13th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 26tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 27 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 26tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

14th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 28tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 29 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 28tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

15th round - 4ch, miss 1ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 30tr, 2tr in next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, rep from to last 31 sts, 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 30tr, 1tr in base of 4ch at beg, sl st in 3rd ch at beg, turn. **

Beg Points ( 2 leg point, 2 arm point and 1 head point) -

Sl st in 1ch sp and first tr, *** 1st row (RS) - 3ch, 1tr in each of next 33tr, turn. Cont on these 34 sts for first point.

2nd row - 3tr, dec, 1tr in each tr to last 3tr, dec, 1tr in last tr ... 32tr. Rep 2nd row until 4tr rem.

Next row - 3ch, dec, 1tr in last tr, turn ... 3tr.

Next row - 3ch, dec, turn ... 2tr.

Next row - Work 2tr tog. Fasten off. ****

With RS facing, join yarn with a sl st in first tr of next point after 1ch sp. ***

Rep from *** to *** 3 more times, then from *** to **** once ... 5 points in all.

FRONT

Work as for Back to **.

LEG POINTS

Sl st in 1ch sp and first tr, rep from *** to *** of Back once, then *** to **** once ... 2 points in all (leg points).

SLEEVE POINTS (make 2)

Using 5.50mm hook and M, make 37ch.

1st row (WS) - 1tr in 4th ch from hook, 1tr in each ch to end, turn ... 34tr.

2nd row (RS) - 3ch, 1tr in each tr to end, turn.

3rd row - 3ch, dec, 1tr in each tr to last 3tr, dec, 1tr in last tr, turn ... 32tr. Rep 2nd row until 4tr rem.

Next row - 3ch, dec, 1tr in last tr, turn ... 3tr.

Next row - 3ch, dec, turn ... 2tr.

Next row - Work 2tr tog. Fasten off.

HAT POINT

Using 5mm hook, make 47ch.

1st row (WS) - 1tr in 4th ch from hook, 1tr in each ch to end, turn ... 44tr.

2nd row (RS) - 3ch, dec, 5tr, dec, 1tr in each tr to last 10 tr, dec, 5tr, dec, 1tr in last tr, turn ... 40tr.

3rd row - 3tr, dec, 1tr in each tr to last 3tr, dec, 1tr in last tr ... 38tr. Rep 2nd and 3rd rows 4 times ... 14tr. Rep 3rd row only until 4tr rem.

Next row - 3ch, dec, 1tr in last tr, turn ... 3tr.

Next row- 3ch, dec, turn ... 2tr.

Next row - Work 2tr tog. Fasten off.

SLEEVE POINT BUTTON BANDS

Using a 4.50mm hook, join M with a sl st in first tr of first row of sleeve point.

1st row - 1ch, 1dc in sp between each tr to last tr, 1dc in last tr.

2nd row - 1ch, 1dc in each dc to end.

Rep 2nd row once. Fasten off. Rep on 2nd sleeve point.

ARMHOLE OPENING AND NECK EDGING

Using 4.50mm hook, join M with a sl st in 1ch sp at base of left armhole opening.

1st row - 1ch, * 1dc in sp between each tr to next 1ch sp, 3dc in next 1ch sp, rep from * once more, 1dc in between each tr to last 1ch sp, 1dc in last 1ch sp.

2nd row - 1ch, 1dc in each dc to end. Fasten off.

HAT POINT EDGING

Using a 4.50mm hook, join M with a sl st in first tr of first row of hat point.

1st row - 1ch, 1dc in sp between each tr to last tr, 1dc in last tr.

2nd row - 1ch, 1dc in each dc to end. Fasten off.

BORDER EDGING

Using quilting pins, pin Front, Sleeve Points and Hat Point to Back, matching rows and lapping Front over sleeve point bands. Using 4.50mm hook, join C with a sl st in 1ch at crotch.

1st row - 1ch, work 2dc in same 1ch sp, * work 2dc in between first and second tr of each row to next point, work 3dc in point **, work 2dc in between first and second tr of each row to next 1ch sp, work 3dc in 1ch sp, rep from * 3 more times, then * to ** once, work 2dc in between first and second tr of each row to end, sl st in 1ch at beg. Fasten off.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Slip stitch ends of sleeve point button bands in position on WS of work. Turn back 4cm of hat in centre and taper to edges as pictured. Slip st in position. Turn back 3cm of neck edging in centre and taper to edges as pictured. Slip stitch in position. Sew 3 buttons onto each button bands beg at neck edging and sew securely in position. Block into shape.

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