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Sleeping Beauty from Patons No. R21

Puffed sleeve baby dress wiht a full lace skirt

Materials and Size

Patons Beehive Baby Wool
or
Baby Wool with Nylon

18-19 inch underarm - 3 balls.
Length from top of shoulder - 16 ins.
Length of sleeve seam - 1½ ins.

Knitting Needles, 1 pair each UK Nos. 11/3mm/US 2 and 12/2.75mm/US 2

Patons Crochet Hook No. 12.

Four Small Buttons.

Length of Ribbon.

Tension

8½ stitches to the inch in width, measured over plain smooth fabric.

Pattern

The Front

Using No. 11 Needles, cast on 138 stitches.

Work 4 rows in Garter Stitch.

** 1st row: K2, * yo, K8, yo, K1, rep. from * to last st, K1.

2nd row: K1, purl to last st, K1.

3rd row: * K2tog, yo, K1, yo, K8, yo, rep. from * to last 3 sts, K2tog, yo, K1.

4th row: As 2nd row.

5th row: K1, K2tog, yo, * K1, yo, K8, yo, (K2tog, yo) twice, rep. from * to last 13 sts, K1, yo, K8, yo, K2tog, yo, K2.

6th row: K1, P4 * (P4tog) twice, P7, rep. from * to last 13 sts (P4tog) twice, P4, K1. **

Chart of the previous 6 rows

Chart for the previous 6 rows

Rep. from ** to ** twenty times.

Next row: K3, * K2tog, rep. from * to last 3 sts, K3. (72 sts).

Using No. 12 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, rep. from * to end of row.

Rep. 1st row twice.

4th row: * K2tog, yo, K1, rep. from * to end of row.

Rep. 1st row three times, dec. once at end of needle in last row.

8th row: Using No. 11 Needles, cast off 4 sts. knit to end of row.

9th row: Cast off 4 sts, purl to last st, K1.

*** 10th row: K18, (yo, K8, yo, K1) three times, K18.

11th and 13th rows: K1, purl to last st, K1.

12th row: K19, (yo, K8, yo, K2tog, yo, K1) twice, yo, K8, yo, K20.

14th row: K20, (yo, K8, yo, K2tog, yo, K2tog, yo, K1) twice, yo, K8, yo, K21.

15th row: K1, P21, (P4tog) twice, P7, (P4tog) twice, P7, (P4tog) twice, P20, K1. ***

Rep. from *** to *** three times. ****

Next row: K22, cast off 19 sts loosely, K22.

Continue in plain smooth fabric on last 22 sts, dec. once at neck edge in every alt. row until 20 sts remain.

Work 7 rows without shaping. Cast off.

The Back

Work exactly as given for Front to ****·

Rep. from *** to *** twice.

Cast off loosely.

The Sleeves

Using No. 12 Needles, cast on 44 stitches.

1st row: Knit.

Rep. 1st row three times.

5th row: K7, * inc. once in next st, rep. from * to last 7 sts, K7. (74 sts).

Using No. 11 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K1. purl to last st, K1.

2nd row: Knit.

Rep. 1st and 2nd rows until work measures 1½ ins. from commencement.

Dec. once at each end of needle in every row until 34 sts remain. Cast off.

Work another sleeve in same manner.

The Front Neck-Band

With right side of work facing and using No. 12 Needles, knit up 39 sts evenly round front of neck.

Work 3 rows in Garter Stitch. Cast off loosely.

The Back Neck-Band

With right side of work facing and using No. 12 Needles, knit up 21 sts evenly across back of neck.

Work 3 rows in Garter Stitch. Cast off loosely.

To Make Up

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Using a flat seam, sew up side and sleeve seams.

Sew up shoulder seams for 1 inch.

Sew in sleeves, placing seams to side seams and gathering extra fullness at top.

Using Crochet Hook, work 2 rows of dc (US single crochet) round shoulder openings making 2 button loops on each front shoulder in 2nd row.

Sew on buttons to correspond with loops.

Thread ribbon through holes at waist. Finally, press all seams.


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