Brickwork Baby Vest Crochet Pattern

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Materials:

Newborn:
G 4.25mm Crochet Hook
Dk Weight Yarn

0-6 Months:
G 4.25mm Crochet Hook
Light Worsted Weight Yarn

6-12 Months:
H 5.00mm Crochet Hook
Light Worsted Weight Yarn

12-18 Months:
H 5.00mm Crochet Hook
Worsted Weight Yarn

Difficulty:

Experienced

Stitches:

CH: Chain- Yarn over pull through one loop.

SS: Slip stitch- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook.

DC: Double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

SC: Single crochet- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops.

HDC: Half double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through three stitches.

FPDC: Yarn over. Insert hook around the front to back and around stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

BPDC: Yarn over. Insert hook around the stitch fron back to front into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

Sc2Tog: Single Crochet 2 Together- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Insert hook into next stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull through all loops on the hook.

HDC2TOG: Half double crochet 2 Together- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Insert hook into next stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull through all loops on the hook.

Dc3Tog: Double crochet 3 together- *Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull Through Two loops.* Repeat from * to * a total of three times. Yarn over pull through all loops on the hook.

Special Stitches:

Dc3tog Variation 1a: Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Insert hook around the stitch as if to work a Fpdc. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull through 2 loops. Yarn over. Draw through all 4 loops on the hook.

Dc3tog Variation 2a: Yarn over. Insert hook around the stitch as if to work a Bpdc. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Insert hook around the stitch as if to work a Bpdc. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Draw through all 4 loops on the hook.

Dc3tog Variation 1b: Yarn over. Insert hook around the stitch as if to work a Fpdc. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Insert hook around the stitch as if to work a Fpdc. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Draw through all 4 loops on the hook.

Dc3tog Variation 2b: Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Insert hook around the stitch as if to work a Bpdc. Draw up loop. Yarn over draw through 2 loops. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull through 2 loops. Yarn over. Draw through all 4 loops on the hook.

Instructions

Bottom Ribbing

Chain 8.
Row 1: Sc in second chain from hook. and in each chain across.
Row 2: Chain 1. Sc in the BLO across.
Row 3 – 78: Repeat row 2.
Join row 78 to row 1 with a series of Slip Stitches.

Body

Round 1: Chain 2. Dc in the side of each row around. (78)
Round 2: Chain 2 (begin working in the same stitch as join). *Dc. Fpdc.* repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made.
Round 3: Chain 2 (begin working in the same stitch as join). *Fpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made.
Round 4 – 15: Repeat rounds 2 – 3.
Don’t finish off.

Back Panel

Row 1: Chain 2. Dc in the same space. *Fpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 18 times. (37)
Row 2: Chain 2 (Counts as first Dc). *Dc. Bpdc.* Repeat from * to * across. Dc in the turning chain (37 Dc
+ Chain 2 space)
Row 3: Chain 2 (Counts as first Dc). *Dc. Fpdc.* Repeat from * to * across. Dc in the turning chain. (37 Dc + Chain 2 space)
Row 4 – 7: Repeat Row 2 – 3.
Finish off.

Front Right Panel

(*NOTE: If the Dc3tog Variations are too hard to work with Use regular Dc3tog.)
With RS facing skip the first 2 unworked stitches. Join with a SS.

Row 1: Chain 2. Fpdc around the same stitch. *Dc. Fpdc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 8 times. (17)
Row 2: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). *Bpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * across. Dc in the turning chain. (17 Dc + chain 2 space.)
Row 3: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). *Fpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * across. Dc in the turning chain. (17 Dc + chain 2 space.)
Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
Row 5: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). Fpdc around the next stitch. *Dc. Fpdc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 6 times. Dc3tog Variation 1a. Dc in the chain 2. (14 Dc + 1 Dc3tog + Chain 2.)
Row 6: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). Dc3tog Variation 1b. Dc in the next stitch. *Bpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 5 times. Dc in the turning chain. (12 Dc. + 1 Dc3tog + Chain 2.)
Row 7: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). Fpdc around the next stitch. *Dc. Fpdc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 4 times. Dc3tog Variation 1a. Dc in the chain 2. (10 Dc + 1 Dc3tog + Chain 2.)
Row 8: Chain 2 (Counts as first Dc). *Bpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 5 times. Dc in the turning chain. (11 Dc + Chain 2)
Row 9: Chain 2 (Counts as first Dc). *Fpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 5 times. Dc in the turning chain. (11 Dc + Chain 2)
Row 10: Chain 2 (Counts as first Dc). Dc in same stitch. *Bpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 5 times. Dc in the turning chain. (12 Dc + Chain 2)
Finish off leaving a long tail. Sew the shoulder closed (to the back panel).

Front Left Panel

(*NOTE: If the Dc3tog Variations are too hard to work with Use regular Dc3tog.)
With RS facing skip the next 3 unworked stitches after the front right panel. Join with a SS.

Row 1: Chain 2. Fpdc around the same stitch. *Dc. Fpdc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 8 times. (17)
Row 2: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). *Bpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * across. Dc in the turning chain. (17 Dc + chain 2 space.)
Row 3: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). *Fpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * across. Dc in the turning chain. (17 Dc + chain 2 space.)
Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
Row 5: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). Complete Dc3tog Variation 1b over the next 3 stitches. Dc in the next stitch. *Fpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 6 times. Dc in the turning chain. (14 Dc + 1 Dc3tog + Chain 2.)
Row 6: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). Bpdc around the first stitch. *Dc. Bpdc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 5 times. Dc3tog Alternative 2b. Dc in the turning chain. (12 Dc. + 1 Dc3tog + Chain 2.)
Row 7: Chain 2 (Counts as the first Dc). Complete Dc3tog Variation 1b over the next 3 stitches. Dc in the next stitch. *Bpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 4 times. Dc in the turning chain. (10 Dc. + 1 Dc3tog + Chain 2.)
Row 8: Chain 2 (Counts as first Dc). *Bpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 5 times. Dc in the turning chain. (11 Dc + Chain 2)
Row 9: Chain 2 (Counts as first Dc). *Fpdc. Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 5 times. Dc in the turning chain. (11 Dc + Chain 2)
Row 10: Chain 2 (Counts as first Dc). *Bpdc. Dc.) Repear from * to * a total of 5 times. 2Dc in the turning chain. (12 Dc + Chain 2)
Finish off leaving long tail. Sew the shoulder shut (to the back panel).

Button Holes

Join with a SS to Row 4 of right panel.

Row 1: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc). Sc in the same space. 2 single crochet in the side of the next 3 rows. (7Sc + Chain 1)
Row 2: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc). Sc across. (7Sc + Chain 1)
Row 3: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc). Sc in the next stitch. Chain 1. Skip the next stitch. Sc in the next 2 stitches. Chain 1. Skip the next stitch. Sc in the last 2 stitches. (5Sc + 2 chain spaces + Chain 1)
Row 4: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc). Sc across. (7Sc + Chain 1)
Finish off.

Button Band

Join with a SS to the side of row 1 of front left panel.

Row 1: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc). Sc in the same space. 2 single crochet in the side of the next 3 rows. (7Sc + Chain 1)
Row 2 – 3: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc). Sc across. (7Sc + Chain 1)
Finish off. Add buttons.

Arm holes (Same for both sides):

Join with a SS to the first skipped stitch of the body.
Round 1: Chain 2. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next stitch. Hdc in the chain 2 space. *2Hdc in the side of the next Dc. Hdc in the next chain 2 space.* Repeat from * to * 3 times. *Hdc in the next chain 2 space. 2 Hdc in the side of the next Dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (27)
Round 2: Chain 2. Alternate front post and back post HDC around each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (27)
Finish off.

Collar

Join with a SS to the side of row 4.

Row 1: Chain 1. *2Sc in the next chain 2 space. 2Sc in the side of the next Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 3 times. Sc in the next 13 stitches. *2sc in the next chain 2 space. 2sc in the side of the next Dc.* repeat from * to * a total of 3 times. Sc in the next chain 2 space. (39)
Row 2 – 8: Chain 1. Sc in the same stitch and in each stitch across. 2sc in the turning chain.
Finish off.

Weave in all loose ends.

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