|Free Crochet Pattern ~ Peach
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Peach Baby Dress
Materials: Crochet Cotton 4 ozs
Crochet Hooks Size E or 3.50 and F or 4.00
2 Small Buttons
Size 18" Chest and 11 ½" Length From Shoulder
Front Yoke: Using smaller hook, ch 49 and beg at lower edge.
Base Row: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, * 1 hdc in next ch, rep from * to end. Turn. 48
Row 1: Ch 2 to count as first hdc, skip first hdc, * 1 hdc in next hdc, rep from * ,
ending with last hdc in 2nd of ch-2. Turn.
The first row forms pat.
Next Row: Sl st across first 4 hdc, work in pattern to last 4 hdc. Turn. 40 hdc.
Work even until front yoke measures 2" from beg.
Next Row: Work in pattern across 10 hdc. Turn. Complete this side first. Work
even until front yoke measures 3 ½" from beginning. Fasten off.
Skip center 20 hdc for front neck, rejoin yarn to next hdc, ch 2, work in pattern to
end. Complete to match first side.
Right Back Yoke: Using smaller hook, ch 25. Work base row as for front yoke. 24
Work one row in pattern.
Next Row: Sl st across first 4 hdc, work in pattern to end. Turn.
Continue on these 20 hdc until back yoke measures 2" from beginning, ending at
Next Row: Work in patterns across the first6 10 hdc. Turn. Work even on these 10
sts until back yoke measures same as front yoke to shoulder. Fasten off.
Left Back Yoke: Work as for right back yoke, reversing shaping.
Sleeve Ruffle. Sew shoulder and side seams. Using smaller hook and with WS of
work facing, work 37 sc along straight edge of armhole. Change to larger hook
and beg shell pattern as follows:
Next Row: Ch 3, 2 dc in first sc, * skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc, skip 1 sc, 5 dc in next
sc – called shell–, rep from * , ending last rep with 3 dc in last sc. Turn.
Next Row: Ch 3, 2 dc in first dc, * 1 dc in next dc between shells, 5 dc in 3rd dc of
next shell, rep from * , ending last repeat with 3 dc in last dc. Turn.
Rep last row once more.
Fasten off. Sew 3/4" of side edges of ruffle to underarm shaping at back and front.
Skirt: Using smaller hook and with WS of work facing, rejoin yarn to lower edge of
yoke and continue as follows:
Next Row: Ch 1, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, * 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 10
sc, rep from * 7 more times, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc to end. Turn. 105 sc.
Change to larger hook. Work in shell pattern as for sleeves for 7 ½" more. Fasten
To Finish: Press under a damp cloth with a warm iron. Sew back seam to within 3
½" of neck.
Edging: With RS of work facing and using smaller hook, work 1 row sc around
neck and along each side of back opening.
Sew one small button to top and one to lower edge of yoke opening. Make button
loops to correspond. Press seams.