Sweet Baby Dresses in Crochet: 4 Dresses in Sizes Newborn to 24 Months, with Matching Accessories

Sweet Baby Dresses in Crochet: 4 Dresses in Sizes Newborn to 24 Months, with Matching Accessories

by Lisa Naskrent
     
 

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Experienced crochet artists will find patterns for four precious baby dresses, matching headbands, and stitched flowers in this pattern collection. All designs are made using DK-weight yarn, and patterns are size-adjustable for newborns up to 24 months. Patterns include Stella's Cable Set, Ariel's Lace Dress, Madison's Boulevard Set, and Haylin's Twirls.  See more details below

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Experienced crochet artists will find patterns for four precious baby dresses, matching headbands, and stitched flowers in this pattern collection. All designs are made using DK-weight yarn, and patterns are size-adjustable for newborns up to 24 months. Patterns include Stella's Cable Set, Ariel's Lace Dress, Madison's Boulevard Set, and Haylin's Twirls.

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ISBN-13:
9781596355095
Publisher:
Annie's
Publication date:
07/01/2012
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
1,211,059
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2 MB

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Sweet Baby Dresses in Crochet

4 Dresses, in Sizes Newborn to 24 Months, with Matching Accessories


By Lisa Naskrent

Annie's

Copyright © 2012 DRG
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-59635-509-5



CHAPTER 1

Stella's Cable Set


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Dress: Instructions given fit newborn; changes for infant's size 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months are in [ ].

Hat: Instructions given fit 13–15 inches (newborn) [16 inches (3 months), 17 inches (6 months), 18 inches (9 months), 18 ½ inches (12 months), 19 ½ inches (18 months), 20 inches (24 months)]


FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Chest: 16 inches (newborn) [16¾ (3 months), 17½ inches (6 months), 18½ inches (9 months), 19¼ inches (12 months), 20 ¼ inches(18 months), 21 inches (24 months)]

Hat: 13½ inches (newborn) [15¼ (3 months), 16 inches (6 months), 16¾ inches (9 months), 17½ inches (12 months), 18½ inches (18 months), 19¼ inches (24 months)]


MATERIALS

* Paton's Grace light (light worsted) weight yarn (1¾ oz/136 yds/50g per ball) 4 [5, 6, 6, 7, 7, #] balls #62008 natural

* Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

* Tapestry needle

* Sewing needle

* 1 yd 1/8-inch-wide elastic

* 2½ yds 3/8-inch-wide ribbon

* 1½ yds 5/8-inch-wide ribbon

* 2 small pink ribbon roses

* Purchased appliqué

* Matching sewing thread


GAUGE

19 sc = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.


INSTRUCTIONS

DRESS

BODICE

Note:Cut a piece of elastic 14½ [15½, 16½, 17, 17½, 18 ½, 19½] inches long. Overlap ends ½ inch and sew together.

Rnd 1 (RS): Starting at underarm, ch 76 [80, 84, 88, 92, 96, 100], being careful not to twist ch, join(see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form ring, ch 1, sc in each ch, working over elastic to form casing, join in first sc, turn. (76 [80, 84, 88, 92, 96, 100] sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join in first sc, turn.

Rnds 3–7: Rep rnd 2. At end of last rnd, do not turn.

NEWBORN, 6 MONTHS, 12 MONTHS & 24 MONTHS SIZES ONLY

Rnd 8: Ch 3(see Pattern Notes), dc in each of next 17 [19, 21, 23] sc, 2 dc in next sc, *dc in each of next 18 [20, 22, 24] sc, 2 dc in next sc, rep from * twice, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Do not turn. (80 [88, 96, 104] dc)

3 MONTHS, 9 MONTHS & 18 MONTHS SIZES ONLY

[Rnd [8]: Ch 3(see Pattern Notes), dc in each dc around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Do not turn. (80 [88, 96] dc)

ALL SIZES

SKIRT

FIRST SECTION

Rnd 9 (RS): Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same dc, [sk next dc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc] twice, fpdc(see Stitch Guide) around next dc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc, *[sk next dc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc] 3 times, fpdc around next dc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc, rep from * around, sk last dc, join in first sc. (10 [10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13] fpdc, 80 [80, 88, 88, 96, 96, 104] sc, 40 [40, 44, 44, 48, 48, 52] ch-2 sps)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 2 ch-2 sps, sk next ch-2 sp, fptr(see Stitch Guide) around next fpdc, working behind fptr just made, (sc, ch 2, sc) in sk ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, sk next ch-2 sp, fptr around next fpdc, working behind fptr just made, (sc, ch 2, sc) in sk ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in first sc. (10 [10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13] fptr, 90 [90, 99, 99, 108, 108, 117] sc, 50 [50, 55, 55, 60, 60, 65] ch-2 sps)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 2 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, rep from * around, join in first sc.

Rnd 12: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 2 ch-2 sps, sk next fpdc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, fptr around sk fpdc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, sk next fpdc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, fptr around sk fpdc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, rep from * around, join in first sc.

Rnd 13: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 3 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, rep from * around, join in first sc.

Rnd 14: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 2 ch-2 sps, sk next ch-2 sp, fptr around next fpdc, working behind fptr just made, (sc, ch 2, sc) in sk ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, sk next ch-2 sp, fptr around next fpdc, working behind fptr just made, (sc, ch 2, sc) in sk ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in first sc.

Rep rnds 11–14 until piece measures approximately 6 [6½, 7, 7½, 8, 8, 8 ½] inches from beg.


2ND SECTION

Rnd 1: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in first ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, rep from * around, join in first sc. (10 [10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13] fpdc, 110 [110, 121, 121, 132, 132, 143] sc, 60 [60, 66, 66, 72, 72, 78] ch-2 sps

3RD SECTION

Rnd 1: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 3 ch-2 sps, sk next fpdc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, fptr around sk fpdc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, sk next fpdc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, fptr around sk fpdc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, rep from * around, join in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 4 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 4 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, rep from * around, join in first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 3 ch-2 sps, sk next ch-2 sp, fptr around next fpdc, working behind fptr just made, (sc, ch 2, sc) in sk ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, sk next ch-2 sp, fptr around next fpdc, working behind fptr just made, (sc, ch 2, sc) in sk ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 3 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, fpdc around next fptr, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, rep from * around, join in first sc

Rep rnds 1–4 until piece measures 9 [9½, 10¼, 10¾, 11, 11, 11½] inches from beg. Fasten off.

EDGING

Rnd 1: Hold piece with RS facing, join yarn in any fpdc, ch 1, fpdc around same st, sk next ch-2 sp, [tr, ch 1] 5 times in next ch-2 sp, tr in same sp, sk next 2 ch-2 sps, [tr, ch 1] 5 times in next ch-2 sp, tr in same sp, *fpdc around next fpdc, sk next ch-2 sp, [tr, ch 1] 5 times in next ch-2 sp, tr in same sp, sk next 2 ch-2 sps, [tr, ch 1] 5 times in next ch-2 sp, tr in same sp, rep from * around, join in first fpdc. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Cut 4 pieces of ?-inch-wide ribbon each 14½ inches long. Fold up bottom end of 1 length 1¼ inches and sew folded end to WS of Bodice. Rep with 2nd length, sewing end 3½ [3¾ 4, 4, 4, 4, 4¼ inches from length. Sew rem 2 lengths to opposite side of Bodice opposite first 2 lengths. Weave rem length of ?-inch-wide ribbon through rnd 8 going over 3 dc and under 1 dc around. Tie ends in bow. Referring to photo for placement, sew ribbon roses to Bodice.


HAT CROWN

Rnd 1: Ch 2, [(sc, ch 2, sc)] 6 times in 2nd ch from hook, join in first sc. (12 sc, 6 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, join in first ch-2 sp. (18 sc, 12 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in first ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in first sc. (30 sc, 18 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, join in first sc. (36 sc, 18 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 5: Rep rnd 4.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 2 ch-2 sps, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in first sc. (42 sc, 24 ch-2 sps)


NEWBORN SIZE ONLY

Rnd 7: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 7 ch-2 sps, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 7 ch-2 sps, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp] twice, join in first sc. (51 sc, 27 ch-2 sps)


3 MONTHS, 6 MONTHS, 9 MONTHS, 12 MONTHS, 18 MONTHS & 24 MONTHS SIZES ONLY

Rnd [7]: Ch 1 (sc, ch 2, sc) in each of first 3 ch-2 sps, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in first sc. (54 sc, 30 ch-2 sps)


6 MONTHS, 9 MONTHS, 12 MONTHS, 18 MONTHS & 24 MONTHS SIZES ONLY

Rnd [8]: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in first ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, working 3 (4, 5, 6, 7) (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) evenly sp around, join in first sc. (72 [76, 80, 84, 88] sc, 33 [34, 35, 36, 37] ch-2 sps)


BODY

Rnd 1: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, join in first sc. (54 [60, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74] sc, 27 [30, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37] ch-2 sps

Rep rnd 1 until piece measures: 3½ [4, 4 ¼, 5, 5¼, 5¾, 5¾] inches from rnd 1 of Crown.


BRIM

Rnd 1: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, join in first sc. (162 [180, 198, 204, 210, 216, 222] sc, 54 [60, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74] ch-2 sps)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, join in first sc.

Rnds 3–5 [3–6, 3–7, 3–7, 3–7, 3–7, 3–7]: Rep rnd 2. At end of last rnd, fasten off.


FINISHING

Center 5/8-inch-wide ribbon around Hat above Brim. With matching sewing thread, sew center 2 inches of ribbon to front of Hat (where brim will fold up). Fold up brim and sew to Hat covering ribbon. Referring to photo for placement, sew purchased appliqué to side of Brim.

CHAPTER 2

Madison's Boulevard Set


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Dress: Instructions given fit newborn; changes for infant's size 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months are in [ ].

Hat: Instructions given fit 13–15 inches (newborn) [16 inches (3 months), 17 inches (6 months), 18 inches (9 months), 18½ inches (12 months), 19½ inches (18 months), 20 inches (24 months)]


FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Chest: 15 inches (newborn) [16 (3 months), 17 inches (6 months), 17½ inches (9 months), 18 inches (12 months), 19 inches (18 months), 20 inches (24 months)]

Hat: 13½ inches (newborn) [15¼ (3 months), 16 inches (6 months), 16¾ inches (9 months), 17½ inches (12 months), 18½ inches (18 months), 19¼ inches (24 months)]


MATERIALS

* Paton's Grace (1¾ oz/136 yds/50g per ball)

4 [5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8] balls #62307 orchid

2 [2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] balls #62005 snow

* Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

* Tapestry needle

* Sewing needle

* 1 yd 5/8-inch-wide ribbon

* 3/8-inch button: 1

* 2 small pink ribbon roses

* Matching sewing thread


GAUGE

19 sc = 4 inches [sc, V-st] 5 times = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-4 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet and chain-1 space unless otherwise stated.


SPECIAL STITCHES

Shell: 5 dc in indicated st.

Beginning V-st (beg V-st): Ch 4, dc in indicated place.

V-st: (Dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated place.


INSTRUCTIONS

DRESS COLLAR

Row 1 (RS): With snow, ch 56 [59, 59, 62, 62, 65, 68], sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across (mark unused lp of 28th [30th, 30th, 31st, 31st, 32nd, 33rd] ch for center, mark unused lp of first and 12th [12th, 13th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 15th] ch for Right Back Yoke, and mark unused lp of 44th [7th, 46th, 49th, 47th, 49th, 53rd] and last ch for Left Back Yoke), turn. (55 [58, 58, 61, 61, 64, 67] sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc] 8 [9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 11] times, sc in each of last 9 [7, 7, 5, 5, 8, 6] sc, turn. (64 [68, 68, 72, 72, 75, 79] sc)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each of first 8 [7, 7, 6, 6, 9, 8] sc, 2 sc in next sc, [sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc] 10, (11, 11, 12, 12, 12, 13) times, sc in each of last 5 sc, turn. (75 [80, 80, 85, 85, 88, 93] sc)


3 MONTHS SIZE ONLY

Row [5]: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 68 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of last 5 sc, turn. (82 sc)


NEWBORN, 6 MONTHS, 9 MONTHS, 12 MONTHS, 18 MONTHS & 24 MONTHS SIZES ONLY

ROW 5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.


ALL SIZES

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc, [sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc] 12 [13, 13, 14, 14, 15, 16] times, sc in each of last 9 [9, 9, 9, 9, 7, 7] sc, turn. (89 [97, 95, 101, 101, 105, 111] sc)


6 MONTHS & 24 MONTHS SIZES ONLY

Row [7[: Ch 1, sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 77 [99] sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of last 5 sc, turn. (97 [113] sc)


6 MONTHS, 9 MONTHS, 12 MONTHS, 18 MONTHS & 24 MONTHS SIZES ONLY

Row(s) [8, 7 & 8, 7 & 8, 7 & 8, 8]: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.


ALL SIZES

Row 7 [7, 9, 9, 9, 9, 9]: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *sk next sc, shell(see Special Stitches) in next sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, rep from * across. Fasten off. (22 [23, 24, 25, 25, 26, 28] shells, 23 [24, 25, 26, 26, 27, 29] sc)


FRONT YOKE

Row 1 (WS): With orchid, ch 25 [25, 27, 29, 29, 31, 31], sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across (mark between center 2 unused lps as center), turn. (24 [24, 26, 28, 28, 30, 30] sc)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn. (26 [26, 28, 30, 30, 32, 32] sc

Rows 3–7 [3–9, 3–9, 3–9, 3–9, 3–9, 3–11]: Rep row 2. At end of last row, fasten off. (36 [40, 42, 44, 44, 46, 50] sc)


LEFT BACK YOKE

Row 1 (WS): With orchid, ch 13 [13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 16], sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across (mark first and last unused lps), turn. (12 [12, 13, 13, 15, 16, 15] sc)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each sc across, turn. (13 [13, 14, 14, 16, 17, 16] sc)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn. (14 [14, 15, 15, 17, 18, 17] sc)

Rows 4–7 [4–9, 4–9, 4–9, 4–9, 4–9, 4–11]: [Rep rows 2 and 3] 2 [3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4] times. Fasten off at end of last row. (18 [20, 21, 21, 23, 24, 25] sc)


RIGHT BACK YOKE

Row 1: With orchid, ch 13 [13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 16], sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across (mark first and last unused lps), turn. (12 [12, 13, 13, 15, 16, 15] sc)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn. (13 [13, 14, 14, 16, 17, 16] sc)


(Continues...)

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