Crochet Sailor Boy Photo Prop

The pattern for this oh-so-cute crochet sailor boy photo prop set can be made in a range of sizes from birth to 2 years.

Sailor Boy

The set consists of a pull-on wrap, a collar and a jaunty marine-style hat to fit a 14-20” (35.5-51cm) head circumference.

As usual, I had to feed my model to keep him still for a few minutes :)

Materials: 270-450 m main colour, 100-135m contrasting colour, 3.50mm hook, 2 buttons to decorate the shorts and 2 stitch markers.

In the examples shown, the main colour is white and the contrasting colour is blue. You may substitute different colours as preferred.

Collar Gauge: 12tr and 7 rows to 3”

Shorts Gauge: 14sts and 6 rows to 3” measured across treble section (worked in back loops).

Shorts Sizes

Where possible, you should obtain the baby’s rise to determine which size to follow. The rise is measured from the front belly button, through the legs and up the back, to around the same height as the starting point. Ages are only provided as an approximate guide, if the rise and waist measurements are not available. Waist sizes can be adjusted when working if you are unable to match exactly the options below.

Small newborn – 12” (30cm) waist- 11” (28cm) rise
0-6 months – 14” (35cm) waist – 12½” (32cm) rise
6-9 months – 16” (40cm) waist – 14” (35.5cm) rise
9-12 months – 18” (45cm) waist – 15½” (39.5cm) rise
12-24 months – 20” (50cm) waist – 17” (43cm) rise

Hat Sizes (by head circumference)

Size 1 – 14” (35.5cm) small newborn
Size 2 – 16” (40.5cm) 0-6 months
Size 3 – 18” (45.5cm) 6-12 months
Size 4 – 20” (51cm) 12-24 months

Collar Sizes

Size 1 – small newborn
Size 2 – 0-6 months
Size 3 – 6-12 months
Size 4 – 12-24 months

Age ranges are approximate. For best fit, please measure, whenever possible.

The pattern is written in UK terms with a table of US equivalents where applicable.