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Newborn Firefighter Crochet Outfit Pattern

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The Newborn Firefighter Crochet Outfit Pattern is one of my personal favorites! I adore the men and women who serve our community as firefighters. And this outfit is adorable for newborns. This set includes instructions for the hat, and boots, and also includes the diaper cover, shorts, and skirt with suspenders! If cute little ones dressed up is your thing, also check out the Free Elephant Baby Crochet Pattern or the Newborn Chef Crochet Outfit Pattern.

Firefighter Crochet Newborn Outfit by Briana K Designs

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What is International Firefighter Day?

May 4th is recognized as International Firefighters' day. This is a day where we honor the sacrifices firefighters make to keep their communities safe. It's also a day to assist the families of fallen firefighters and prevent firefighter injuries and death. Do you know a community member you could do an act of kindness for?

We all know how critical firefighters are all over the world and how much they impact our local community. So be sure to offer a friendly wave, buy their next meal, and pull over when driving to make space for them to respond to calls.

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Newborn Firefighter Crochet Supplies:

Crochet Hook:

Furls Hook
5.0mm (H hook), or hook to obtain gauge

Notions:

Removable stitch markers if needed
Yarn needle to weave in ends
Scissors
Grey Felt
Black Felt
Felt or Fabric Glue

Firefighter Crochet Newborn Outfit by Briana K Designs

Yarn:

Red Heart With Love Black
Red Heart With Love Daffodil
Red Heart With Love Holly Berry

Yardage:

150 yards

Abbreviations/Stitches:

ch- Chain
st- Stitch
sl st- Slip Stitch
sc- Single Crochet
sc2tog- Since Crochet Two Together
hdc-Half Double Crochet
dc- Double Crochet
dc2tog- Double Crochet Two Together
FPdc-Front Post Double Crochet
MC- Magic Circle
FLO- Front Loops Only
Foundation Single Crochet

Gauge:

 4 x 4 inch swatch = 14 SC stitches x 16 rows
4 x 4 inch swatch = 14 dc stitches x 9 rows

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Size:

Garment laid flat: 7 ¼ inch wide by 6 ½ inches long

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Firefighter Crochet Newborn Outfit by Briana K Designs

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Newborn Firefighter Crochet Hat Pattern

Use Holly Berry Yarn (Red)

Round 1: dc 11 into a Magic Ring, join and ch 2 (11)

Round 2: *dc and FPdc in the first stitch, 2dc in next stitch; repeat * until the last stitch, dc and FPdc in the last, join and ch 2 (22)

Round 3: 2dc in first, FPdc in next, *2dc in next stitch, dc in next, 2dc in next stitch, FPdc in next; repeat *around, join and ch 2 (33)

Round 4: 2dc in first, dc in next, FPdc in next, *2dc in next, dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in next, dc in next stitch, FPdc in next; repeat * around, join and ch 2 (44)

Rounds 5-9: dc 3, FPdc in next, *dc 7, FPdc in next; repeat * around, join and ch 2 (44)

Round 10:

This round will be worked in the Front Loops Only (FLO). 

dc 8, 3dc in next stitch, hdc 10, 2hdc in next, hdc 7, 2hdc in next, hdc7, 3dc in next stitch, dc 8, join and ch 2 (50)

Round 11: Working in both loos again: dc 9, 2dc in each of the next two stitches, hdc 10, 2hdc in next, hdc 10, 2hdc in next, hdc 9, 2dc in each of the next two stitches, dc 6, join and ch 2 (56)

Round 12: Hdc 10, 3 dc in next, sc 14, 2sc in next, sc 10, 2sc in next, sc 12, 3dc in next, hdc 6, join and ch 2 (62)

Round 13: Dc 9, 4 dc in next, dc in next, sc 16, 2sc in each of the next 2, sc 10, 2sc in each of the next 2, sc 14, dc in next, 4dc in next, dc 5. Join and fasten off, weave in ends. (72)

To work best in for pictures, I put the long brim of the hat in the back, and the short brim is the front. 

Using the template below and felt cut out the Firefighter badge and Letters.

Using fabric or felt glue, glue the black felt letters to the firefighter badge and let dry. 

Once dry using black yarn and a sewing needle stitch the badge to the front of the hat.

Newborn Firefighter Crochet Diaper Cover

Start with Daffodil (Yellow) Yarn

Round 1: Fsc 46, turn and ch 2

Round 2: dc in each stitch across, turn and ch 1 (46)

Round 3: sc in each stitch across, turn and ch 1 (46)

Round 4: Slip Stitch in first 12 stitches (not counted in stitch count), ch 2 and dc in the same stitch, dc in the next 23 stitches, turn and ch 1 (24)

Round 5: sc in each stitch across, turn and ch 2 (24)

Round 6: dc in each stitch across, turn and ch 1 (24)

Round 7: sc in each stitch across, turn and ch 2 (24)

Round 8: dc2tog, dc in next 20, dc2tog, turn and ch 1 (22)

Round 9: sc in each stitch across, turn and ch 2 (22)

Round 10: dc2tog, dc in next 18, dc2tog, turn and ch 1 (20)

Round 11: sc in each stitch across, turn and ch 2 (20)

Round 12: dc2tog, dc in next 16, dc2tog, turn and ch 1 (18)

Round 13: sc2tog, sc in next 14, sc2tog, turn and ch 2 (16)

Round 14: dc2tog, dc in next 12, dc2tog, turn and ch 1 (14)

Round 15: sc2tog, sc in next 10, sc2tog, turn and ch 2 (12)

Round 16: dc in each stitch across, turn and ch 1 (12)

Round 17: sc in each stitch across, turn and ch 2 (12)

Rounds 18-23: Repeat rows 16 and 17 three more times

Round 24: 2dc in first stitch, dc in next 10, 2dc in last stitch, turn and ch 1 (14)

Round 25: sc in each stitch across, turn and ch 2 (14)

Round 26: 2dc in first stitch, dc in next 12, 2dc in last stitch,

Change to Holly Berry (red) yarn and ch 1

sc evenly around the diaper cover, placing 2 sc stitches at corners, join with first stitch. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Attach 2 buttons to front of diaper cover.

Suspenders (make 2):

Using Holly Berry (Red) Yarn

Ch 53

DC in 3rd chain from hook and to end, leave tail for sewing onto diaper cover or pants. Fasten off. (51)

*Alternate is to Fdc (foundation double crochet) 50, fasten off and attach to diaper cover or pants.

Belt

Using Black Yarn

Ch 55

DC in 3rd chain from hook and to end, fasten off. Using your tail sew a black button onto one end of the belt. Weave in ends. Loop button-through other end of the belt to connect. Either loop through the second row of diaper cover or place it over the waistband and button.

*Alternate is to Fdc (foundation double crochet) 53.

Crochet Baby Pants

Start with Daffodil (Yellow) Yarn

Round 1: ch 56. Without twisting the chain, join and ch 1. sc in each chain around. Join and ch 2

**Alternate is to do a Foundation Single Crochet of 56, join and ch 2.

Rounds 2-10: dc in each stitch around, join and ch 2 (56)

Round 11: This is where we will split for the legs. 

First leg:

ch 2, dc 28, join to the first stitch and ch 2. 

Now you are only working half of your stitches, which is one of the legs.

Round 12: dc in each stitch around, join and ch 2 (28)

Round 13: dc in each stitch around, join with first stitch, change to red yarn and ch 1 (28)

Round 14: sc in each stitch around, join to first stitch. Fasten off and weave in ends. (28)

Second Leg:

Round 11: Leaving a long tail for sewing up crotch, join to the first stitch next to the crotch on the back of pants, dc around, join and ch 2 (28)

Rounds 12-14: Repeat rounds 12-14 from first leg above

Using the strand tail, sew up the crotch.

Top Trim:

Join red yarn to the top of the pants on the back. ch1, sc around, join to the first stitch, Fasten off and weave in ends.

Follow the instructions above to add suspenders and belt.

Skirt

Start with Daffodil (Yellow) Yarn

Round 1: ch 56. Without twisting chain, join and ch 1. sc in each chain around. Join and ch 2

**Alternate is to do a Foundation Single Crochet of 56, join and ch 2.

Rounds 2-3: dc in each stitch around, join and ch 2 (56)

Round 4: *2dc in first, dc in next 6; repeat * around, join and ch 2 (64)

Rounds 5-6: dc in each stitch around, join and ch 2 (64)

Round 7: *2dc in first, dc in next 7; repeat * around, join and ch 2 (72)

Rounds 8-10: dc in each stitch around, join and ch 2 (72)

At the end of round 12, change to red yarn, and then chain 2

Round 11: 4dc in first stitch, skip 2, sc in next, skip 2, *5dc in next, skip 2, sc in next, skip 2; repeat * around, join and fasten off, weave in ends. 

Follow the instructions above to add suspenders and belt.

Boots (make 2)

start with Daffodil (Yellow) Yarn, Use G hook

Round 1: ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in the next 7, hdc in next, 2hdc in next, 5 hdc in the end chain, Work across the other side and 2hdc in next stitch, hdc in next, sc 7, 2 sc in last. Do not join and continue to next round. (28)

Round 2: 2sc in first stitch, sc 10, *2sc in next stitch, sc in next (repeat * two more times), sc 9, 2sc in next stitch, sc in last (33)

Round 3: 2sc in first, sc 11, *2sc in next, sc in next (repeat * one more time), **sc in next, 2sc in next (Repeat ** one more time), sc 11, 2sc in next, sc in last. Change to Black yarn. (39)

Round 4: Working in Back Loops Only for this round, sc in each stitch around. Change back to Yellow yarn. (39)

Round 5: sc in each stitch around (39)

Round 6: sc 14, skip next stitch, hdc in next, skip next stitch, 2dc in next, dc2tog, 2dc in next stitch, skip next stitch, hdc in next, skip next stitch, sc 15 (36)

Round 7: sc 13, skip next stitch, sc in next, skip next stitch, sc 3, skip next stitch , sc in next, skip next stitch, sc 14 (32)

Round 8: sc 12, *skip next stitch, sc in next (repeat * 3 more times), skip next stitch, sc 11 (27)

Round 9: sc 11, skip next stitch, sc 3, skip next stitch, sc 11, Change to Black Yarn (25)

Round 10: sc 11, skip next stitch, sc 2, skip next stitch, sc 10 (23)

Rounds 11-13: sc in each stitch around (23)

Round 14: 2sc in next, sc 12, 2sc in next, sc 9. Change to Red Yarn (25)

Rounds 15-16: sc in each stitch around, After round 16 change back to Black yarn. (25)

Round 17: sc in each stitch around (25)

Round 18: sc 5, ch 5, skip 4 stitches, sc 8, ch 5, skip 4 stitches, sc 4 (27 including chains)

Round 19: sc 5, sc 8 in chain 5 space, sc 8, sc 8 in chain 5 space, sc 4, slip stitch in next, fasten off and weave in ends (34 including slip stitch)

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This pattern was originally published in March of 2014, updated to the blog May 2022

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