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Free Baby Crochet Pattern
Angel Top Dress


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Abbreviations

WS.    Wrong Side

RS.     Right Side

ch.      Chain

sc.      Single Crochet

dc.      Double Crochet

trc.      Treble Crochet

rpt.     Repeat

sl st.   Slip Stitch


Base of ch. Work in first stitch


ch3 counts as first dc


Size to fit approx:

18” Chest, 3-6 month Baby or Doll

Finished length from shoulder approx 12.5”


Materials

50 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in White (001) color 1

100 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in Pebble (221 ) color 2


OR

1.75oz of Worsted Weight #3 Yarn in Color 1

3.5oz of Worsted Weight #3 Yarn in Color 2

4.00mm crochet hook

1 meter of 6mm ribbon (approx)

3 medium buttons


GAUGE - 5dc & 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch


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Start with Yoke (worked in one piece) - Using 4.00mm hook and colour 1, ch57, (RS) 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end. Turn. (54dc + ch3)

 

2nd Row - (Inc) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (67dc + ch3)


3rd Row - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.  (67dc + ch3)

 

4th Row - (Inc) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of the next 2dc,

* rpt from * to * to last 2dc and ch3, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in last dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. Fasten off. (89dc + ch3)

 

5th Row - Join in colour 2 and work as 3rd row. Fasten off.

 

6th Row - (Inc) Using colour 1 work as 4th row. (118dc + ch3)

 

7th Row - as 3rd Row.

 

8th Row - (Inc) as 4th row. (157dc + ch3)

 

9th Row - as 3rd Row. Fasten off.


10th Row - (Divide for Armholes) - Using colour 2 ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 25dc, skip 25dc, (first armhole) 1sc in each of next 56dc, skip 25dc, (second armhole) 1sc in each of next 25dc, 1sc in top of ch3. (108sc)


Commence Skirt - With RS facing ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1sc, 5dc in next sc, skip 1sc, 1sc in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last 3sc, skip 1sc, 5dc in next sc, work 1sc in last sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row to make a round and form the skirt. Turn. (27, 5dc groups).

 

Row 1 - ch4, * 2dc in centre dc of 5dc group, ch1, 1dc in sc, ch1 * rpt from

* to * to last 5dc group, 2dc in centre of dc of 5dc, ch1, sl st to 3rd of ch4. Turn. (27, 2dc groups)

 

Row 2 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1 * skip ch1 and 1dc, 5dc in space between skipped dc and next dc, skip ch1, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1, 2dc and ch1, skip ch1 and 1dc, work 5dc in space between skipped dc and next dc, skip ch1, sl st to first sc. Turn.

 

Rows 1 & 2 form the pattern, rpt 6 more times until 15 rows have been worked in all from yoke or work measures approx 10.5 inches from shoulder. Fasten off. Turn.

 

Re-join colour 1 to first stitch, rpt Rows 1 & 2 once. Fasten off. Join in colour 2 and rpt Rows 1 & 2 once. Fasten off.   Turn.


Sleeves x 2 - join yarn to side of sc under arm, ch3, 1dc in each of next 25dc, 1dc in side of sc on opposite side of sleeve, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off.  (26dc + ch3)


Button/Buttonhole Bands - With RS facing rejoin colour 1 to base of right hand side on back edge, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 17 more sc evenly in row ends to neck edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch around neck, 3sc in corner, 18sc evenly in row ends down second back edge. Turn.


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to corner, 1sc in corner. Fasten off. (20sc)


Buttonhole Row - Return to first back edge and starting from corner and working from neck downwards, with WS facing ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of next 6sc, * rpt from * to * 2 more times, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of the remaining sc. Fasten off. (3 buttonholes made)


Flower Motif - (Made in continuous rounds without turning) With colour 1 make a magic circle, ch1, 12sc in circle, close circle pulling loose thread, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. (12sc)


Next Row - Working in front loop of stitch only ch3, work 2dc in base of ch3, 3dc in each sc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off. (35dc + ch3)


Using colour 2 and working behind last row in back loops of sc, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each loose loop to end, sl st to first sc.


Next Row - ch1 (1sc, 1dc, 3trc, 1dc, 1sc) in base of ch1, * skip 1sc, (1sc, 1dc, 3trc, 1dc, 1sc) in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, skip last sc, sl st to first sc. Fasten off. (6 petals)


Finishing - Weave in loose ends of yarn, sew buttons to correspond with buttonholes, attach flower motif to yoke, thread ribbon through alternate dc's on last row of yoke and tie in a bow.


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a angel top dress.

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