Set: dress, hat, afghan
AGE 0-12 months
MATERIAL: NAKO Ninni Bebe COLOR NO: 2387 (4 balls)
NEEDLE NO: 2.5
HOOK NO: 2
KNITTING STYLE: Knit, purl, garter stitch, extended puff stitch on needle, single crochet
ACCESSORIES: 20 pearl buttons, pompom
INSTRUCTIONS FOR DRESS
Start knitting from neck by casting on 84 stitches; work 2 cm of garter stitch and switch to knit stitch. Starting from the center front, set up the stitches as 6 garter stitches, knit 12 for half of the front; yam over 1, knit 1, yarn over 1 for increasing the front and sleeve; knit 11 for sleeve; yarn over 1, knit 1, yarn over 1 for increasing the sleeve and back piece; knit 22 for the back piece; yarn over 1, knit 1, yarn over 1 for increasing the back piece and sleeve; knit 11 for sleeve; yarn over 1, knit 1, yarn over 1 for increasing the sleeve and front piece; knit 12, garter stitch 6 for half of front piece. For increase; apply the diagram 4 times to those stitches worked as yarn over 1, knit 1, yarn over 1 to obtain 244 stitches. When body length is 11 cm, work 51 stitches formed for sleeves as garter stitch for 1 cm, and cast them off at once to finish.
Work the remaining 142 stitches for 1 cm of knit stitch. As of the next row; increase 66 times 1 stitch each at every 2 stitches, knit 2 rows, increase 65 times 1 stitch each at every 3 stitches to obtain 273 stitches. Knit 6 cm. Work an extended puff stitch design on 1 stitch at every 10 stitches. Knit 4 cm. Apply the puff stitch design in the same way at every 4 cm. When knit measures 27 cm after armhole, work 1 row as purl stitch and on the next row, cast on 1 stitch out of 1 stitch to obtain 546 stitches. Work 3 cm of knit stitch, 2 ridges of garter stitch, and cast off the stitches at once to finish. Open 9 buttonholes at 3 cm intervals on the left center front. Sew 3 buttons onto each armhole. Make a cord of 80 cm and pass it through waist part; attach 1 pompom at its ends.
COLLAR: Pick up 80 stitches on needle around the neck opening; work 2 rows of knit stitch, 4 cm of garter stitch, and cast off the stitches at once to finish. Sew 1 button each at center back neck and onto collar.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR HAT
Cast on 95 stitches. Garter stitch for 2 cm. While working 4 stitches each at both ends as garter stitch, work 87 stitches in the middle as 1 row of openwork design, 3 times extended puff stitches on needle at every 2 rows, 1 row of openwork design, 1 cm of knit stitch. As of the next row, apply extended puff stitch design at every 10 stitches twice at every 4 rows, and continue with knit stitch. When hat length is 16 cm, cast off the stitches at once to finish. Sew it after folding to inside where decreased; pass ribbon through it to use as a tie. Pass ribbon through openwork design on front side for decoration and sew 1 button each at sides.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AFGHAN
Cast on 224 stitches and work 3 cm of garter stitches. Set up the stitches as edging stitch 1, knit 4, yarn over 1, *decrease 1 to the left, knit 7, yarn over 1, and repeat from the marking*, and apply the diagram. When knitting length is 59 cm, work all stitches as garter stitch for 3 cm, and cast them off at once to finish. Work 1 row of single crochet to both sides of afghan. Attach pompoms at its 4 corners.