Chota Coat Pattern


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Crocheting: Chota Coat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • ch, sc, dc
  • knowledge of fsc good, but instructions given in pattern

Pattern Description:

"Chota" means small in Hindi (????: ch??? pronounced 'cho' 'ta' (& "ta" as you'd say for 'thanks' in short :) ).

This little frock coat has been designed for children between 1 - 3 yrs. It is a simple repeat and uses very easy basic stitches. This frock coat has been designed to go over a skirt / pinafore with a similar pattern.

This pattern has been tested using :

a) Vardhaman Millenium ; 75 gms / 250 yds ; 4.5 mm crochet hook ;

b) Simply Soft ; about 600 yds total ; "D" crochet hook ; Gauge: 2 small shells across x 2 small shells high = 1"
Comments : Instructions, illustrations and photos were all clear ; abbreviations were explained just fine ; took about 5 hrs altogether.
Skill level by tester : Beginner

c) Red heart sport , 80 gms / 188 yds ; 3.5 mm crochet hook ;
Gauge : Matched pattern gauge
Comments : Instructions clear ; Illustrations / photos useful especially when it came to joining ; All techniques / abbreviations well explained ; Took about 4 hrs
Skill level by tester : Intermediate mainly due to the attachment which I find "hard"


Given in pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small : (Chest) 19" x (L) 10" ; Medium : (Chest) 20" x (L) 12" & Large (3-4 yrs) : (Chest) 24" x (L) 14"


  • D. K ply acrylic ; ~ (S): 100 gms / 330 yds - 180 gms / 600 yds
  • 4.5 mm crochet hook
  • embroidery needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Basic sewing skills to attach coat sides etc

Suggested yarn:

600 yards of DK weight

About Designer

About Designer

Sweet Nothings on

A full time stay at home mum, a part time social service volunteer & part time animal ?foster-er?.

Crochet is my all time love and relaxer.. but I love craft in all forms.
I love macrame too.. something about tying those knots is calming.

I am a major re-cycler.. and many of my projects ?show? this too :-)

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