Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Pink Ruffled Gown

Pink Ruffled Gown

Lions Brand Baby Soft Yarn - White and pink, size g hook.

Shell: 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in ch 1 space;  Fpdc: Front Post DC.

Row 1:With white yarn ch 39.  1 hdc in 2nd ch from hook. (Counts as 1 hdc)  1 hdc in next 4 ch, 3 hdc in next ch, (creates corner) 1 hdc in next 5 ch, 3 hdc in next ch, 1 hdc in next 11 ch, 3 hdc in next ch, 5 hdc in next 5 ch, 3 hdc in next ch,  1 hdc in next 6 ch.  Ch 3 turn. Counts as 1 hdc.

Row 2:  Skip 1 hdc, *1 hdc in each hdc, working in back stitch only,  3 hdc in 2nd hdc of corner st* around.  End with ch 3, turn.

Row 3 to row 7:  Repeat row 2.

Row 8: 1 hdc in each st to corner, 1 hdc in first two st, ch 3 and skip to next corner.  1 hdc in second st, forms armhole, 1 hdc in each hdc across front to 2nd corner st.  1 hdc in 2nd st, ch 3, 1 hdc in 2nd st of corner.  1 hdc in remaining stitches.  Ch 3, turn.

Row 9: 1 dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next, *1 dc in next 3, 2 dc in next st* Repeat across working in ch 3 at armholes.  Ch 3 turn.

Row 10:  Skip 1st st, 1 dc in next st, skip 2 st, shell in next st, * skip 1 st, 1 dc in next st, skip next st, shell in next st* across. Ending with skip 2 st, 1 dc in last 3 st.  Ch 3 turn.

Row 11:  Skip 1st st, 1 dc in next 2 st, *shell in ch 1 space of previous shell, 1 fpdc in next dc* across.  End with 1 dc in last 2 dc.  Ch 3 turn.

Row 12 to 26:  Repeat row 11, keeping post st on the right side of pattern.  End off.

Pink trim on bodice:  With right side facing you and garment upside down, attach pink to first hdc front loop on row 4.  Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, *ch 3, 1 sc in next st* across row working in front loop. End off.

Attach pink to front loops of row 8.  Repeat * to * of trim above to underarm, end off.  Attach to underarm on front, work across front, end off.  Join at underarm and work across to back opening.  Cut yarn. 

Sleeves:  Attack white in underarm.  Ch 3, Work 21 dc in armhole opening.  Join to top of ch 3.  Ch 3.

Row 2 to 4: 1 dc in each dc around.  Join, ch 3.

Trim:  Attach pink yarn on bottom of garment.  Ch 1, sc in same st. 1 sc in each st to ch 1 space.  1sc, ch1, 1 sc in ch 1 space.  Repeat to corner.  1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc in each corner.  Work up the back, around neckline, and down other side working sc evenly around.  End off. 

Weave all ends in, cutting all tails.  For all ties:  Ch 150 in pink, end off.  Weave in row 1 and 9 evenly.  Weave in ends in chain.

Any problems with my patterns, or if you need help, please let me know.  I do try to make the patterns easy to use and read so you can make them up quickly for the babies.  A lot of the patterns are interchangeable pattern wise.  So sit back and enjoy the pattern.

Have a good one.....Nan