Babies Dress Knitting Pattern, please feel free to use this free knitting pattern and whilst we hope it works out well for you the Knitting Wool Store disclaims all responsibility.
Chest : 18 inches, 46 cm.
Full length: 12 inches, 31 cm
Materials: YarnArt Crazy Jeans (model shown in no.7205.)
3.75 circular needles
YO- Yarn over
YF-take yarn to front of work
Pm- Place marker
Sm – Slip marker
KFB- Knit into the front and back of the stitch
K2tog- Knit two stitches together
WS- Wrong side
RS- Right side
SSK – Slip, slip, knit together
Rm – Remove marker
DD - Slip 1 stitch, K2tog, pass the slipped stitch over the K2tog
K3tog - Knit 3 stitches together
Working from top down cast on 64 stitches.
Row 1:(WS) Knit to the end
Row 2:(RS) Knit to the end
Work rows 1 and 2, 2 times total
Row 3:(WS) Knit 4, purl 6, Pm, purl 12 (sleeve), Pm, purl 20 (Back) Pm, purl 12 (sleeve), Pm, purl 6, knit 4
Row 4:(RS) (Button Hole Row) Knit 2, YO, K2tog, (Knit to 1 stitch before the next marker, KFB, Sm, KFB) work 4 times, knit to the
end (8 stitches increased)
Row 5:(WS) Knit 4, purl to the last 4 stitches, knit 4
Row 6:(RS) (Knit to 1 stitch before the next marker, KFB, Sm, KFB) work 4 times, knit to the end (8 stitches increased)
Row 7:(WS) Knit 4, purl to the last 4 stitches, knit 4
Work rows 6 and 7, 4 times total
Work rows 4 and 5, 1 time
Work rows 6 and 7, 4 times total 152 stitches
Joining in the round
The right side is facing you; it is time to join in the round. Slip the last 4 stitches, on the end of the needle, to a cable
needle. Join in the round, be careful not to twist. Hold the 4 stitches on the cable needle behind the first 4 stitches on the needle.
(Knit the first stitch on the needle together with the first stitch on the cable, knit the 2nd stitch together with the 2nd stitch on the
cable needle) repeat with the last 2 stitches, you are now joined in the round and have only 4 stitches worked. Place your beginning
of the round marker. 148 stitches
Round 1: (Knit to 1 stitch before the next marker, KFB, Sm, knit to the next marker, Sm, KFB) work 2 times, knit to the
end of the round (4 stitches increased) 152 stitches
Round 2: (Knit to the marker, Sm, purl to the next marker, Sm) work 2 times, knit to the end
Round 3: Knit to the end
Round 4: Knit to the marker, Rm, Bind off next 34 sleeve stitches purl wise, Rm, knit to next marker, Rm, Bind off next 34
sleeve stitches purl wise, Rm, knit to the end, 84 stitches
Round 5: Knit to the arm opening, cast on 4 stitches, knit across the front, cast on 4 stitches, knit to the end, 92 stitches
Round 6: Purl to the end
Round 7: Knit to the end
Work rounds 6 and 7, 4 times total
Round 8: Purl to the end
Round 9: Knit to end increasing evenly across row to 144 sts.
Main Body,worked in Old Shale Stitch,(always work with right side facing) :
Rounds 1 and 2: K to end
Round 3: K1 [k2tog.] 3 times [yf,K1] 5 times, yf,[k2 tog] 3 times, repeat to end
Round 4: purl to end
These 4 rounds make the pattern, repeat until body of dress measures 8 inches/20cms or desired length from joining in the round, ending with a pearl row, cast off neatly in pearl stitch.
Finishing: Weave in ends, sew on 2 buttons.
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