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Baby Cocoon Pod




Materials used2 skeins of Caron Pounder creme (I only used a small amount, but Caron is thick and soft, so that is why I picked it)  JoAnn's frequently has it on sale.
HookJ
MeasurementsNewborn size 21" long.  For premie: I would suggest to use a "I" hook
NotesHold 2 strands at once
 

Row 1: Ch 39, 2hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in each st across, work 6hdc in last st, turn.  Hdc down other side of ch in each st, work 3hdc in beg st, sl st tog.

Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in each same st, 2hdc in next 2sts, hdc in next 36sts, 2hdc in next 2sts, hdc, 2hdc in next 2sts, hdc in the next 36sts, 2hdc in next 2sts, sl st tog to beg 1st hdc.

Row 3: Ch 2, hdc in each same st, 2hdc in next 3sts, hdc in next 37sts, 2hdc in next 3sts, hdc, 2hdc in next 3sts, hdc in the next 37sts, 2hdc in next 3sts, sl st tog to beg 1st hdc.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each st around, sl st tog 1st dc.

Rows 5-6: Rep Row 4.

Row 7: Ch 3, dc in same st, *skip next st, dc in next st, then dc in skipped st (crossed dc). Rep from * around. After last crossed dc, dec dc and sl st to ch 3.

Row 8: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each st around, dec dc in last st before sl st to ch 3.

Row 9: Rep Row 7.

Row 10: Ch 1, dec sc, sc in each st to halfway around, work one dec sc, then continue sc around. Dec sc and sl st tog to ch 1. Fasten off and weave in ends.