Azalea Dress 

 

 

Size: Newborn

Hook: G-6

Yarn: TLC Baby

Guage: 4 Stitches per inch, 2 rows per inch

 

 

Chain 36

Row 1:

dc in 4th ch from hook and next 3 chs,

3 dc in next ch,

dc in next 5 chs,

3 dc in next ch,

dc in next 10 chs,

3 dc in next ch,

dc in next 5 chs,

3 dc in next ch,

dc in last 5 chs.

ch 2, turn.

rows 2-5: dc in each dc across putting 3dc in center dc of 3dc group below. Ch 2, turn.

row 6: dc across to center of first 3dc group, ch 6, skip across to next 3dc, dc in center st

 and each st across to center st of 3rd dc group, ch 6, skip to last 3dc put dc in center of

3dc group and across to end. ch 2, turn. *Armhole construction tutorial*

 

row 7: DC in each stitch and chain across. Join.

 

The skirt is worked in the round.

 

row 8:  chain 2,dc,chain 2, 2dc in joining stitch.  *Skip 1 st, work (2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in next st* 

work from * to * around. Join top of ch 2.

 

row 9-19: slip stitch in next dc, slip stitch to chain 1 space. In chain 1 space: ch 2, dc, ch 1, 2dc.

Work (2dc, ch 1, 2dc) in each chain 1 space around.

 

row 20: After you join row 19, ch 1, sc in same st and each stitch around. Finish off.

 

You can work as many rows as you like for the skirt.

 

Back and Neck trim:  Join yarn in the back opening on the left side,  Ch 1, sc up the side, 3sc in corner st,  sc across neckline, 3sc in corner st,  sc down right side, placing 1 or 2 buttonholes evenly spaced.  finish off. 

Enjoy!!!

 

 

© 2010 Kelly Kearney

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