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Newborn Angel Gown Set

Newborn Angel Gown

Designed by Elizabeth Parsons, Copyright

MATERIALS NEEDED:

Red Heart Soft Baby Yarn 3 ply Sport Weight

Crochet Hooks size F and G

inch Ribbon 27inches

Finishing Size: Neck to Bottom of Skirt 13inches

Guage: 1inch = 4dc

NOTE: Dress is open in the back with ties at the neck edge to tie into a bow.

Row 1: Neckline: With G hook, Ch 46. DC in 3rd ch from hook. DC in next 7 chs. (DC, ch 2, DC) in next ch. *DC in next 8 chs, (DC, ch 2, DC) in next ch. Repeat from * 2 times. DC in last 8 chs. Ch 3, turn. (48DC, 4 ch2 spaces)

Rows 2-3: *Working in back loop, DC in each DC across to ch 2 space, (DC, ch 2, DC) in ch 2 space. Repeat from * 3 times. DC in each DC to end of row. Ch 3, turn. (56 DC, 4 ch 2/ 64 DC, 4 ch 2)

Row 4: *Working in back loop, DC in each DC across to ch 2 space, (DC, ch 2, DC) in ch 2 space. Repeat from * 3 times. DC in each DC to end of row. Ch 2, turn. (72 DC, 4 ch 2)

Row 5: Working in back loop, *HDC in each DC across to ch 2 space, (HDC, ch 2, HDC) in ch 2 space. Repeat from * 3 times. HDC in each DC to end of row. Ch 2, turn. (80 HDC, 4 ch 2)

Row 6: SLEEVES: Working in back loop, HDC in each HDC across to ch 2 space. HDC in ch 2 space. Skip all HDC sts to next ch 2 sp. HDC in ch 2 space. HDC in each HDC to next ch 2 space. HDC in ch 2 space. Skip all HDC sts to next ch 2 space. HDC in ch 2 space. HDC in each HDC to end of row. Ch 3, turn. (46 HDC)

Row 7: (Inc row) Working in back loop, DC in same st as ch 3, *DC in next 3 sts, 2 DC in next st. Repeat from * across row. DC in last st. Ch 3, turn. (57 DC)

Row 8: (Inc row) Working in back loop, DC in same st as ch 3, *DC in next 5 sts, 2 DC in next st. Repeat from * across row. DC in last 2 sts. Ch 3, turn. (66 DC).

Row 9: (Inc row) Working in back loop, DC in same st as ch 3, DC in next 6 sts, 2 DC in next st, DC in next 8 sts, 2 DC in next st, *DC in next 7 sts, 2 DC in next st. Repeat from * to end of row. DC in last st. (74 DC)

Row 10: Starting Skirt: Ch 4, DC in 4th st from hook, ch 1, DC in same st. *Skip 2 sts, (1 DC, ch1, DC) (V-St made) in next st. Repeat from * across row. DC in last st. Ch3, turn. (24 V-sts)

Row 11: Shell St (2 DC, ch 1, 2 DC) in first V-St, Shell St in each V-st across to end of row. DC into ch 4 space. Ch 3, turn.

Row 12: Shell St in ch space of previous Shell St across to end of row. DC into ch 3 space. Ch 3, turn.

Rows 13 - 26: Repeat Row 12.

Rows 27-28: 3 DC, ch 1, 3 DC into first Shell and each Shell across to end of row. DC into ch 3 space. Ch 3, turn.

Row 29: *6 DC in ch 1 space of previous Shell St. SC into space between shells. Repeat from * across. DC into ch space. End off. Work in all loose ends.

Neck Trim/Ties:

Place front of dress facing you, neck edge up. With F hook, ch 45, sc into first ch of starting row. SC in each st across to end of row. Ch 45, end off. Work in all loose ends.

Decorate front of dress with 27 inch ribbon. Place around the 2 DC of Row 1, having 4 DCs on each side. Tie into a bow.

***For the Preemie version of this dress, click on the below link.

~*~Thank You so much, Lana, for being my inspiration!!! ~*~

Baby Bonnet

Materials Needed:

Sport Weight Yarn, 3 ply

Crochet hook size E

Satin ribbon, 1/4 inch - 23"

Row 1: Ch 11. In 3rd ch from hook, 1 dc, dc in next 7 sts. 5 dc in last stitch. Working on opposite side of chain, dc in next 8 sts. Ch 2, turn. (21 dc)

Row 2: Dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc - 2 times (increase), 3 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc - 2 times (increase), dc in last 8 dc. Ch 2 turn. (27 dc)

Row 3: Dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc - 5 times (increase), 3 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc - 5 times (increase), dc in last 8 dc. Ch 2, turn. (39 dc)

Row 4: Dc in each dc around. Ch 2, turn. (39 dc)

Row 5: Dc in each dc around. Ch 3, turn. (39 dc)

Row 6: Dc in 3rd dc from hook, ch 1, dc in same space. *Sk 2 sps, V-st (dc, ch 1, dc)in next space. Repeat from * across to last 3 dcs. Sk 1 dc, V-st in next dc, dc in last dc. Ch 3, turn. (13 V-st's)

Row 7: Shell (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first V-st, shell in each V-st across. Dc into ch 3 of previous row. Ch 3, turn. (13 shells)

Rows 8 - 12: Repeat Row 7. Ch3, turn.

Row 13: 5 dc in center of shell, sc in sp between shells. Repeat across. Dc in ch 3 space of previous row. DO NOT END OFF!

Ribbon Row: After last Dc in Row 13, ch 3, turn bonnet sideways with the top facing towards you, bottom facing away. Sc in side of row, ch 3, sc in next sp (Dc or ch 3 space). Continue on, dc, ch 3 into side of each row, dc, ch 3 into next space across to end. Ch 3, sl st into top of first dc. (25 ch 3, 24 sc). End off. Work in all loose ends.

Weave 23" ribbon in and out of Ribbon Row.

For a really pretty bootie to go with this pattern, check out the two links!
Ginger's Easy Preemie Booties

For Ginger's bootie, I use a G hook and follow the directions to make a newborn bootie. Then use 12 inches of ribbon.
Bev's Very Easy Booties

This is another quick and easy bootie pattern to use with this set.

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