Worsted Weight (WW) yarn
Sport weight yarn (for embellishment, trims)
Crochet Hook “G”
4″ Doll or teddy bear
Starting at base of cradle with WW yarn and G, ch 20 . Rnd 1:Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each of next 15 ch make 5 dc in last ch, working along opposite side of starting ch, dc in next 16 ch, 4 dc in last ch …42 dc Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Rnds 2-7:Ch 3, dc in each dc around.Join to top of ch-3
Rnd 8: Ch 2, hdc in next 10 dc, mark last hdc with a thread, hdc in each dc to last 9 dc,mark last hdc with a thread, hdc in last 9 dc. Join to top of ch 2. Ch 3, turn.
Rnd 9: Working in back lps only, ch 5, dc in same sp, *sk next st. V-st in next (dc,ch2,dc). REP around. Join to 3rd ch of beg ch 5.
Rnd 10: sl st into first V-st. Ch 5, dc in same V. V-st-(Dc, ch1, dc) in next sp. *2 V-st in next V. V-st in next 2 V’s. Rep around. Join as before.
Rnd 11-13: Work 1 v-st into every v-st. Join as before. Fasten off
Join sport weight yarn to any sp of a V. SC, *ch 3. Sc in next V. Join, fasten off.
Fold cradle and find center, top, 21 sts. Mark each end of the 21 center sts.
Row 1: Ch 1, sc in joining, sc in each st to next marked st (21 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 2: Hdc in next sc, dc in each sp to last 2 sc, hdc in last 2 sc, ch 2, turn.
Row 3:Hdc in next st, dc in each st to last st and turning ch; hdc in last st and in top of ch-2.
Row 4: Skip next hdc, hdc in next dc, (skip next dc, dc in next dc) 5 times, skip next dc next dc, skip next hdc, hdc in top of ch-2. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc in first st, sk 1 st, hdc in next, dc next 3 sts tog, sk 1 st, sc in last st and down edge of hood
Rnd 1: sc along edge of hood and in all free loops of Rnd 7 around top edge of cradle Fasten off pink.
make 2) –With WW, Ch 85. Fasten off. Starting at one end of cradle, weave chain in and out of ch 3 loops on sport weight round.
Sl st ends of chain together. Weave second chain in and out of SAMEch 3 loops on sport weight rnd. This makes a drawstring at each end of purse. So it looks like this:
With sport weight, ch length for desired bow length minus 2 chs. Hdc even for about 5 rows. Sc around entire bow. Fasten off. Ch 10, sc in each ch, fasten off. Wrap this around middle and clinch bow tight. Sew to cradle hood. Attatch one like it on outside of purse, in middle of body.
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VARIATION CRADLE PURSE