Ruffled Baby sundress

Just a cool, sweet little dress for the summer for those 0-3 month baby girls out there! I just love how the variegated yarn accents the dress. Chose a lavender rose to decorate the front. I really like the ruffles.

Yarns: red heart baby yarn

Stitches: sc dc shell stitch sl st – slip stitch

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Darlene Royle ...

This is cute

Debbie Pribele ...

I love this!!!!!

SweetARoma ...

Love the ruffles! The colors are so summery.

SweetARoma ...

Are your patterns for sale? They are so adorable!

flamingfountain1 ...

I am sorry, but I do not have this one for you. I could write it out and let you know.

SFK48 ...

I, too, would love to have the pattern for this dress when it’s available. Thanks in advance!

delfthuntress ...

This is VERY cute! I would also love the pattern PLEASE!!

Chris ...

Your work is beautiful

HeClement ...

Soooo cute! Would love the pattern

flamingfountain1 ...

Thank you all. I will be going out of town for the next week, but upon my return, I will work on this and let you know when it is ready.

barbcrochets ...

I also love this and would like to have this pattern either to but or free please.

SweetARoma ...

Thank you, Flamingfountain1 for your kind response. It looks like many also love this pattern! Thank you in advance for offering to write it out for us. I appreciate you very much.

flamingfountain1 ...

Here is the pattern. I hope it has no errors. Let me know.

RUFFLED BABY DRESS
Top part of the dress – Make 2
Row 1: chain 35, work a dc in the 3rd chain from the hook, dc in each ch across, Turn -33 dc
Row 2: Ch 1, 2dctog decrease twice, dc in the next 26 dc across, 2dctog decrease twice, Turn -30
Row 3: Ch 1, 2dctog decrease twice, dc in the next 22 dc across, 2dctog decrease twice, Turn -26
Row 4: Ch 1, 2dctog decrease, dc in the next 22 dc across, 2dctog decrease, Turn -24
Row 5: Ch 1, dc in each dc across, Turn -24
Row 6: sl st in the next two dc, Ch 1, dc in the same stitch as sl st, dc in the next 3 dc, hdc in the next 3 dc, sc in the next 8 dc, hdc in the next 3 dc, dc in the next 4 dc, leave last stitch unworked, Turn
Rows 7-9: Ch 1, dc in the next 4, Turn -4 dc (Repeat Three times) Fasten off
(That creates one strap)

For the other strap: Slip stitch onto the other side of row 6, Ch 1, dc into the next 4 dc, Turn
Rows 10-11: (The other Strap) Ch 1, dc in the next 4, Turn -4 dc (Repeat Twice) Fasten off.
Take both front and back of the dress and sew the straps together and the bottom of Rows 1 and 2 together, Leave the other rows open for the arm holes.

Bottom part of the Dress
Round 1: Use K hook, Sl st into the bottom of Row 1 at the back of the top back part of the dress. Ch 1, dc in each stitch around. st st Now turn the dress inside out so all the sewn seams are underneath.(Now you will work in rounds) Take Ribbon, and go in and out of every other Dc, and create a bow in the front part of the dress.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in each back loop around, sl st
Round 3-13: Ch 2 , dc in each back loop around, sl st, Repeat 11 times. Fasten off.

Ruffles: Start with Pink yarn. Sl St into the 3rd round of back loops.
Round 1: sl st your pink yarn into Rnd 2 of back loops in the back by the seam with the sl st, Ch 3(counts as first dc), work a dc, ch 2, 2 dc, skip next back loop, *work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc (v-stitch made), skip next back loop, *Repeat around, sl st.
Round 2: sl st into the chain 2 of the previous v-stitch from rnd 1, Chain 3 (counts as first dc) work a dc, ch 2, 2 dc (v-stitch in the chain 2 of the previous v-stitch from rnd 1), *work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in the next ch 2 space, *Repeat around, sl st
Round 3: sl st into the chain 2 of the v-stitch, Chain 3 (counts as first dc) work a dc, ch 1, 2 dc (v-stitch in the chain 2 of the previous v-stitch from rnd 2), *work 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in the next chain 2 space, *Repeat around, (vstitch made), (same except just a chain 1) Fasten off. Skip Two Rounds of back loops. Slip Stitch into the 3rd round of back loops with White yarn. Repeat rounds 1-3. Repeat 2 more times, once with pink and once with white.

Top Trim of the Dress
White yarn and H hook
Sl st into the top of the neck part of the dress, see the picture above, in the next stitch, *work 3 hdc, sl st in the next stitch, *Repeat around, Fasten off.

Shoulder Ruffle – both Shoulders
Pink yarn, H hook
In the Shoulder of Row 9, sl st with pink yarn. Ch 3(counts as first dc), work dc, ch 2, work 2 dc, *in the next stitch work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, *Repeat across for 6 v-stitches, in each stitch. Fasten off.

Rose Decoration
White yarn
H hook
Chain 30

Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook, [ch 2, dc] in same st. *Ch 2, sk 2 ch, [dc, ch2,
dc] in next ch; rep from * across, ending [dc, ch2, dc] in last ch turn.
Row 2: ch 3, [1 dc, 3 tr, 2 dc] in first ch-2 sp, *sc in the next ch-2 sp, [2 dc, 3
tr, 2 dc] in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across, ending sc in last ch- sp. Fasten off.
Now take the Rose, and Sew on the dress.

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