Thursday, November 17, 2005

DRAWSTRING BABY PANTS

baby pants

copyright © 05/20/04 Dot Matthews


materials: I and H hook; red heart soft baby


Waist=18 inches

waist to crotch = 8 inches

CORRECTION MADE IN ROW 1 OF LEG RIBBING. Correction made in blue. Thanks to DEBBIE for bringing this to my attention.

4/4/05 correction made to LEG RIBBING - change made in blue. Added "repeat row 3 and 4 around, slip stitch seam together. Thank you, again, Debbie. I appreciate your help.

WAISTBAND RIBBING:

with H hook


Row 1: ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 4 chs. ch 1, turn (5 sts)

Row 2: working in back loops only, sc in next 5 sts. ch 1, turn(5 sts)

Row 3 thru 60: Repeat row 2

Row 61: joinn to first row by slip stitch through back loop and free loops of beginning ch. Be careful not to twist waist band.

BODY from waist to top of legs:

change to I hook


Row 1: working in rounds now, ch 1 turn, sc in ends of rows around. Join in first sc. (60 sts total)

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first st), 1 dc in ea sc around, Join in top of ch 3. (60 sts total)

Row 3 thru 11: Ch 3, 1 dc in ea dc around. Join in top of ch 3. (60 sts total)

FIRST LEG:

Row 1: ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in next 29 dc's, join in top of ch 3. (30 sts total)


note: leave remaining dc's unworked�we'll use those later

Row 2 thru 10: ch 3, dc in next 29 sts, join in top of ch 3.

Row 11: ch 3, decrease over next 2 dc around, dc in last dc, join in top of ch 3.


LEG RIBBING:


Change to H hook

Row 1: ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 4 chs. sl st in same space as chain, sl st in next st.

Row 2: Turn (do not ch) sk sl sts, sc in back loop only of next 4 sts. ch 1 turn

Row 3: sc in back loops only of next 4 sts, sl st in next 2 sts,

Row 4: turn, sc in back loop only of next 4 scs. Repeat row 3 and 4 around leg, sl st seam togeter. fasten off and weave in ends

SECOND LEG:

switch to I hook

Join yarn through both loops of first and last stitch of first leg, (working in unworked stitches)


Row 1: Ch 3, dc in each dc around. Join in top of ch 3.

Row 2 thru 11: work same as rows 2-11 on first leg.


Now do ribbing same as first leg.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

WAIST TIE:

Ch 150, sl st 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off. Tie knot in each end close to ends and cut tail close to knot. Weave tie through waist under ribbing.