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Crochet little dress free pattern

Crochet little dress free pattern



Sizes: 6 months (12 months, 18 months)

Finished chest: 19 (20, 21)"

MATERIALS

5 (5, 6) skeins of Cherub Collection DK from Cascade Yarns (55% nylon, 45% acrylic; 50 g; 190 yds) in color 1 (white) (3)

Size F-5 (3.75 mm] crochet hook or size to obtain gauge

3 while buttons, 3/8" diameter

1 yd of 1/2"-wide pink satin ribbon

2 small applique rosebuds

Tapestry needle

Sewing needle and matching thread

GAUGE

18 dc and 10 rows = 4"

UNDERSKIRT

Ch 104 (108, 112), join, being careful not to twist ch.

Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in same ch and in each rem ch; join in first sc—104 (108, 112) sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as a dc on this and following rnds and rows), sk first sc, dc in each rem sc; join in top of beg ch 2.

Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in each dc; join in top of beg ch 2.

Rnds 4-10 (11, 12): Rep rnd 3. Fasten off and set aside.

TOP RUFFLE

Ch 208 (216, 224); join, being careful not to twist ch.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, dc in each ch; join in top of beg ch 2.

Rnds 2-6 (7, 8): Ch 2, dc in BL of each dc; join in top of beg ch 2.

Rnd 7 (8, 9): Ch 2, dc in next dc, (dc2tog) 103 (107, 111) times, sk beg ch 2; join in top of next dc-104 (108, 112) dc.

Rnd 8 [9, 10): Ch 1, sc in each dc; join in first sc.

Waistband

Pick up underskirt and place under top ruffle, matching sts on last rows.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, working in corresponding sts on both pieces, sc in same first dc and in each rem dc; join in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first 6 (1, 2) sc, sc2tog, [sc in next 4 (5, 5) sc, sc2tog] 15 times, sc in next 6 [0, 3] sc; join in first sc-88 (92, 96) sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, working in FLs only, sc in each sc; join in first sc.

Rnds 4 and 5: Ch 1, sc in each sc; join in first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in first 11 sc, *dtr around post of corresponding sc on rnd 2 below-belt lp made; sc in next 21 (22, 23) sc; rep from * 2 times, dtr around post of corresponding sc on rnd 2 below-belt lp made; sc in next 10 (11, 12) sc; join in first sc.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each sc and in each dtr; join in first sc.

Row 8: Ch 2, dc in each sc. Do not join. Turn.

Row 9: Ch 2, dc in each dc and in top of beg ch 2. Turn.

For sizes 12 months and 18 months onfy

Rows 10 and 11: Rep row 9.

Left-Back Shoulder and Neck Shaping (All Sizes)

Row 1 (RS): Beg at center back, ch 2, dc in next 17 (18, 19) dc-18 (19, 20] dc. Turn, leaving rem sts unworked.

Rows 2-7 (7, 9): Ch 2, dc in each dc and in top of beg ch 2. Turn.

Row 8 (8, 10): Ch 2, etc in next 10 dc, dc2tog—12 dc. Turn, leaving rem 5 (6, 7) sts un worked.

Row 9 (9, 11): Ch 1, sc tn first dc, sc2tog, sc in next 8 dc and in top of beg ch 2—11 sc. Fasten off. 

FRONT BODICE

Hold piece with RS facing you; join in 9lh dc from left-back bodice.

Row 1 (RS): Ch 2, dc in next 35 (37, 39) dc—36 [38, 40} dc. Turn, leaving rem sts unworked.

Rows 2-6 (6, 8): Ch 2, dc in each dc and in top of beg ch 2. Turn.

Left-Front Shoulder and Neck Shaping

Row 1 (RS): Ch 2, dc in next 9 dc, dc2tog-ll dc. Turn, leaving rem sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in each dc and in top of beg ch 2. Turn.

Row 3 : Ch 1, sc in each dc and in top of beg ch 2-11 sc. Fasten off.

Right-Front Shoulder and Neck Shaping

Hold piece with RS facing you; join in 13th (15th, 17th) dc from left-front shoulder.

Row 1 (RS): Ch 2, dc2tog, dc in next 9 dc—11 dc. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in each dc and in top of beg ch 2. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each dc ond in top of beg ch 2-11 sc. Fasten off.

Right-Back Shoulder and Neck Shaping

Hold piece with RS facing you; join in 9th dc from front bodice.

Row 1 (RS): Ch 2, dc in next 17 (18, 19) dc-18 (19, 20) dc. Turn. 

Rows 2-7 (7, 9): Ch 2, dc in each dc and m top of beg ch 2. Turn.

Row 8 (8, 10): Ch 1, sl st in first 6 (7, 8) dc, ch 2, dc2fog, dc in next 9 dc and in top of beg eh 2-12 dc. Turn.

Row 9 (9, 11): Ch 1, sc in each dc—11 sc. Fasten off, leaving beg ch 2 unworked. Sew shoulder seams.

SLEEVES

Hold dress with RS facing you and one armhole at top; join in first underarm dc.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, dc in each rem dc and in base of first row of bodice, working around armhole, work 2 dc in edge of each dc row and 1 dc in edge of each sc row around; join in top of beg ch 2-44 (44, 52) dc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in each dc; join in top of beg ch 2.

Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in next 1 (3, 3) dc, *dc2tog, dc in next 1 (2, 2) dc; rep from * 13 (9, 11) times; join in top of beg ch-2-30 (34, 40) dc.

Rnds 4 and 5: Ch 2, dc in each dc; join in top of beg ch 2.

Rnds 6 and 7: Ch 1, sc in each st; join in top of first sc.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 3, sk next sc, *sc in next sc, ch 3, sk next sc; rep from * around; join in first sc. Fasten off.

LOWER RUFFLE

Hold dress with RS facing you and beg ch of underskirt at top; join in first unused lp to left of joining.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, dc in same lp as joining, work 2 dc in each rem unused lp; join in top of beg ch 2-208 (216, 224) dc.

Rnds 2-7: Ch 2, dc in BL of each dc; join in top of beg ch 2.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 3, sk next dc, *sc in next dc, ch 3, sk next dc; rep from * around; join in first sc. Fasten off.

TOP RUFFLE TRIM

Hold dress with RS facing you and beg ch of top ruffle at top; join in first unused lp to left of joining.

Ch 1, sc in same lp, ch 3, sk next lp; working in unused rem lps, *sc in next lp, ch 3, sk next lp; rep from * around; join in first sc. Fasten off. 

BUTTONHOLE PLACKET

Hold dress with RS of back facing you; join in edge of first row of center-left back bodice.

Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, work 2 sc in edge of same row and in each row to neck shaping—18 (18, 22)sc. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 2 (2, 3) sc, *ch 2 for buttonhole, sk next 2 sc, sc in next 4 (4, 5) sc; rep from * once, ch 2 for buttonhole, sk next 2 sc, sc in next 2 (2, 3) sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc and 2 sc in each ch-2 sp.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * 7 (7, 9) times, sc in next sc. Fasten off.

BUTTON PLACKET

Hold dress with RS of bock facing you, join in edge of first row of center right-back bodice below neck shaping, ch 1, work 2 sc in edge of each row-18 (18, 22) sc. Fasten off.

COLLAR

Hold dress with RS of back facing you; join in first st to left of buttonhole placket.

Row 1: Ch 1; working in each st, in shoulder seams, and in edge of each row, work 38 (40, 42) sc evenly spaced around neck edge. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in BL of first sc, work 2 dc in BL of each rem sc—76 (80, 84) dc. Turn. 

Rows 3 and 4: Ch 2, dc in each dc and in top of beg ch 2. Turn.  

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 3, sk next dc, sc in next dc; rep from * around. Fasten off, leaving beg ch 2 unworked.

FINISHING

With sewing thread and needle, sew buttons opposite buttonholes and rosebud appliques to collar on front of dress and to top ruffle on back of dress.

Weave ribbon through belt loops and lie in bow at center front.