Size 10 thread in brown
Size 10 thread in pink
Size 6 (1.8 mm) steel hook
one sew on snap
10 sc = one inch, 10 sc rows= 1 inch
Row 10: With brown, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (4 sc)
Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (4 sc)
Rows 12-14: Repeat row 2. Fasten off.
Sew on end of crotch to 4 center front stitches and sew other end of crotch to 4 center back stitches.
Note: There should be 21 stitches remaining on either side of crotch where legs will be worked.
Round 1: (First leg) Join brown with sl st in end of middle row of crotch, ch 1, sc in same st as joining, dc in end of next row, sc in end of last row, dc in first st of row 9 of pants, (sc in next st, dc in next st) in next 20 sts, sc in end of next row of crotch, dc in end of remaining row of crotch, join to beg sc, turn. (26 sts)
Note 1: Turn at ends of rounds 1-33 of leg to keep to pattern.
Note 2: Round 1 of leg may or may not keep to pattern of row 9.
Note 3: When working rounds 34-37 you can either fasten off each round or you can carry the thread from round to round to avoid having to weave in ends. If you carry the thread, then do not turn at the ends of rounds 34-37. Or you can just skip the stripes and keep to the sc, dc pattern.
Round 2: Ch 1, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] around, join to beg sc, turn. (26 sts)
Rounds 3-33: Repeat round 2. Fasten off at end of round 33.
Round 34: Join pink with sc in any st, sc in each st around, join to first sc. (26 sc) Fasten off or do not turn and carry thread.
Round 35: Join brown with sl st in any st, ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in each st around, join to top of beg ch 2. (26 dc) Fasten off or do not turn and carry the thread.
Round 36: Repeat round 34.
Round 37: Repeat round 35.
Round 38: (Ruffle) Join pink with sl st in any st, ch 4, 4 tr in same st as joining, sk next st, [5 tr in next st, sk next st] around, join to top of beg ch 4. Fasten off.
Repeat for other leg.
Sew snap to back opening.