You are on page 1of 6

Barefoot Baby Bootique 23a Pattern Number 23a

reborns Will fit 14 to 16 inch reborns & dolls

Sarah - Dress

You will need: 100g 100g double knitting yarn 1 pair size 3.25 mm needles 1 pair size 4mm needles Embellishments (optional) Abbreviations: K= Knit, P = Purl, Tog = Together, St(s) = stitch(es), Inc = Increase, Dec = Decrease, st st = Stocking Stitch, tbl = through back loops, YRN - Yarn round Needle, YFWD - Yarn forward. M1 - . Make one by picking up the loop between last and next stitch and work into front of it,

this twists the stitch and avoids holes. 18 (2.5 Tension: 18 sts to 7 cms (2.5 inches) over pattern on 4mm needles. 3.25mm mm/2.75mm This little dress can be knitted in 3.25mm/2.75mm needles with 4 ply yarn to make the set smaller to fit 12 to 14 inch baby dolls.

BACK
Using 4mm needles cast on 72sts. Knit 2 rows Commence Pattern 1st Row: K 2nd Row: P 3rd Row: 3rd Row: K2, (K2 tog) 3 times,

(K2 tog) 6 times, rep from # to last 13 sts, (yfwd K1) 5 times, yfwd, (K2 tog) 3 times, K2 4th Row: P Repeat the 4 pattern rows 8 times more. If your require the dress to be longer, continue in pattern until the required length is reached Next Row: K1 (K2tog) twice, (K3tog) 10 times K2tog. (K3tog) 10 times (K2tog) twice, K1 (27 sts) Next Row: K Next Row: K Next Row: P Continuing in st st, proceed as follows Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows (23 sts) Next Row: K10, turn, leave remaining 13 sts on a pin or holder Working on these 10 sts only proceed in st st as follows:Work 14 Rows. Next Row: Cast off 5 sts, knit to end (5 sts|) Break the yarn and leave these 5 sts on a pin or holder

#(yfwd K1) 5 times, yfwd,

Shape Armholes Armholes

Divide for Back Opening Opening

Shape Shoulder 1 Shoulder

With right side facing, rejoin yarn to rem 13 sts, cast off 3 sts and knit to end (10 sts) Continue to work 14 rows in st st Next Row: Cast off 5 sts, knit to end (5 sts|) Break the yarn and leave these 5 sts on a pin or holder

Shape Shoulder 2 Shoulder

FRONT
Using 4mm needles cast on 72sts. Knit 2 rows Commence Pattern 1st Row: K 2nd Row: P 3rd Row: 3rd Row: K2, (K2 tog) 3 times, (K2 tog) 6 times, rep from (K2 tog) 3 times, K2 4th Row: P

# to last 13 sts, (yfwd K1) 5 times, yfwd,

#(yfwd K1) 5 times, yfwd,

Repeat the 4 pattern rows 8 times more. If your require the dress to be longer, continue in pattern until the required length is reached Next Row: K1 (K2tog) twice, (K3tog) 10 times, K2tog. (K3tog) 10 times (K2tog) twice, K1 (27 sts) Next Row: K Next Row: K Next Row: P Continuing in st st, proceed as follows Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows (23 sts) Continuing in st st, proceed until armholes measure 2cm, ending with a wrong side row Next Row: K 9, turn, leave remaining 14 sts on a pin or holder. Working on these 9 sts only proceed as follows Next Row: P Next 4 Rows: Decrease 1 st at neck edge on the next 4 rows (5 sts) Continue without shaping until armhole measures the same as the back, ending with a wrong side row Cast off With right side facing rejoin the yarn to the remaining 14 sts K 5 sts and then place them onto a pin or holder, K to end Next Row: P Next 4 Rows: Decrease 1 st at neck edge on the next 4 rows (5 sts) Continue without shaping until armhole measures the same as the back, ending with a wrong side row Cast off Using 4mm needles cast on 26 sts Next Row: K Next Row: P Next Row: (Picot Row) K1,

Shape Armholes Armholes

Shape neck

SLEEVES (Both alike)

#Yfwd, K2 tog rep from #to last st, K1

Next Row P Next Row: K Next Row: P To form the picot edge, knit together the sts on the needle with the cast on edge sts to the end of the row. If you find this too fiddly, you can just K the row and sew it afterwards. Continuing in st st work 10 rows. Place a marker at each end of the 10th row. St st 2 more rows Cast off

Join shoulder seams. Using 3.25mm needles, and with right side facing, pick up and knit 5 sts from the pin or holder at left side, 10 sts evenly along left side, 5 sts from the pin or holder at the front, 10 sts evenly along right side of neck and 5 sts from the pin or holder at right side (35 sts) K 3 rows Cast off.

NECKBAND

Using 3.25mm needles and with right side facing, pick up and knit 15 sts evenly along left side of back opening. 1st Row: Knit 2nd Row: Buttonhole Row K4, K2tog. yfwd K5, K2tog, yfwd. K2 3rd Row: Knit Cast off Using 3.25mm needles and with right side facing, pick up and knit 15 sts evenly along left side of back opening. K 3 rows Cast off

BUTTONHOLE BAND

BUTTON BAND

Making up the Dress

Place the sleeves carefully into the armholes making sure that the centre of the cast off edge is level with the shoulder seams. Gather the sleeves slightly and sew into position. Join the two row s after the marker to the cast off stitches of the armholes and sew the sleeve seam. Join the side seams and press as per ball band instructions

juliuscheeser63@sky.com Please contact juliuscheeser63@sky.com if you have any problems. Copyright Pattern, Images & Words Barefoot Baby Bootique/Julie Findleton 2012. Please DO NOT reproduce this pattern