I am so thrilled to share with you my latest crochet jacket with a baby carrier cover! I think this is a genius idea (lol). If you know me and are familiar with my crochet designs you would know that I LOVE designs that can serve multiple functions.
How about a crochet jacket that you can also style or wear while keeping your little one warm? Wait, if you are pregnant, this easy crochet jacket has a beautiful option to cover your baby bump without you making an extra-large jacket that you would normally wear.
Who can make this crochet jacket?
Absolutely anyone! You do not need to be pregnant or have a baby that you wear.
Here is what it looks like without the baby carrier cover or the baby bump cover.
Get the Lilly crochet jacket without the baby carrier cover or pregnant bump cover here
Get the Jacket alone on Etsy
Now, if you have a baby or know someone who with a baby and they carry their baby, you definitely need this Jacket with the baby carrier cover!
Anyone that uses a baby carrier and wants to keep their little one warm while baby wrapping/carrying and still use your crochet jacket with the baby carrier cover.
Any pregnant lady – The jacket can also be worn by a pregnant lady.
Check out the option for Both the jacket and the baby carrier alongside the pregnancy cover also.
Get this jacket with the option of a baby carrier cover on ETSY
Other patterns included in this bundle are –
Material details for this easy crochet jacket with a baby carrier cover
Lion Brand Jeans, Worsted weight, #4 (100% Acrylic, 246 yards/225m per 3.5 oz/100g skein)
Estimated Yardage for the jacket and baby carrier cover –
1500 (1700, 1900, 2100, 2300, 2500, 2700, 2900, 3100) yards
Estimated yardage for the jacket alone – 900 (1100, 1300, 1500, 1700, 1900, 2100, 2300, 2500) yards
Hook and other Materials
– US size J (6 mm)
– Buttons (10 – 12) or Zipper (the length of which would be determined how long your jacket is)
The prototype was made using 70 cm x 2 pieces
– Stitch markers – 4 pcs
– Snap button (1piece) 10-15mm in diameter
15 sts over 21 rows, see pattern below = 4”/10cm
Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.
Row 1: Chain 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook, *hdc in next, sl st in next, repeat from * to the last 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in last st, turn. 7 hdc, 6 sl st, 2 sc
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, *sl st in next, hdc in next, repeat from * to last 2 sts, sl st in next st, sc in last st, turn – 6 hdc, 7 sl st, 2 sc
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, *hdc in next, sl st in next, repeat from * to last 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in last st, turn – 7 hdc, 6 sl st, 2 sc
Rows 4 – 21: Repeat Row 2 and 3
1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
2. Similar #4 weight yarn can be substituted, please check the gauge.
3. This pattern has 2” of positive ease
5. Stitch count in parenthesis is interpreted as follows – XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
6. Chains at the beginning of the rows do not count as a stitch unless stated.
7. Section 1 is worked by alternating hdc and sl st, the texture is gotten over 2 rows, with hdc made on sl st from the preceding row and vice versa.
Difficulty Level – Intermediate
Terms – US Terminology
Chain – ch
Slip stitch – sl st
Single Crochet – sc
Single crochet 2 together – sc2tog
Half double crochet – Hdc
Half double crochet 2 together – hdc2tog
Front post half double crochet – FPhdc
Back post half double crochet – BPhdc
Crossed half double crochet – chdc
Crossed half double crochet ( chdc) = skip next st, hdc in next st, crocheting over the hdc just made, hdc into the skipped st,
Finished Measurements for this crochet jacket with baby carrier cover
Sizes/Color – XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
Bust: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”
Sleeve Length – 21 (21, 22, 22, 23, 23, 24, 24, 24)”
Armhole Depth – 8 (8, 8.5, 8.5, 8.5, 9, 9, 9.5, 9.5)”
Length (Shoulder to waist): 21 (21, 27, 27, 33, 33, 39, 39, 41)”
Modeled garment is shown in Medium.
Checkout other convertible crochet designs on my blog
Convertible hooded cowl – Also styled in multiple ways.
I would love to see your beautiful versions, either as a jacket with a baby carrier cover or as a jacket alone.