BABY SUN DRESS

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Materials:
Lily Sugar ‘n Cream [100% Cotton; 120yd/109m per 2.5oz/70.9g skein]; color: Sunshine
[MC]; 1 (1, 2) skein, Hot Orange [CC1]; 1 skein, White [CC2]; 1 skein
K/10 1/2 (6.50mm) hook
Yarn Needle
2 – 5/8″ buttons
Gauge: 12 sts/12 rows = 4″ in sc.
Directions:
Bodice:
1/3
Row 1: With MC, ch 40 (44, 48); sk 1 ch, sc across remaining ch. (39, 43, 47 sc) Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1. *Sc, ch 1, sk 1 st. Repeat from * across until one st remains, sc in last st.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc. *Sc in ch-sp, ch 1, sk sc. Repeat from * across until 2 sts remains, sc in ch-sp,
sc in last st.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc. *Ch 1, sk 1 sc, sc in ch-sp. Repeat from * across until 1 st remains, sc.
Rows 5-7: Repeat Rows 3-4 for patt. 0/3 month size skip to Skirt.
Rows 8-9: Repeat Rows 3-4 for patt. 3/6 month size skip to Skirt.
Skirt:
Rnd 1: Ch 1, join to first stitch of previous row to create tube. Ch 1, sc in each sc and ch-sp
around. (40, 44 sc) Join.
Rnd 2: Ch 2. *Sk 1 st, shell (shell = dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in next st. Repeat from * around until 2 sts
remain; join rnd. (19, 21 shells)
Rnds 3: Ch 2. *Shell in ch-2 sp from previous row. Repeat from * around; join rnd.
Newborn only skip to Stripes.
Rnds 4-5: Repeat Rnd 3. 0/3 month only, skip to Stripes
Rnd 6: Repeat Rnd 3.
Stripes
Switch to CC1.
Rnd 6: Repeat Rnd 3.
Switch to CC2.
Rnds 7-9: Repeat Rnd 3.
Switch to CC1.
Rnd 10: Repeat Rnd 3.
Switch to MC.
Rnd 11: Ch 2. *(Dc, ch 1) in each of the next 2 dc, (dc, ch1) 3x in ch-sp, (dc, ch 1) in each of
the next 2 dc. Repeat from * around. Join rnd, finish off.

Bodice Edging:
With CC1, join at base of bodice split. Ch 1; sc evenly up side; place 3 sc in corner to turn. Sc
across top, place 3 in corner to turn, sc down side. Ch 1, turn. Sc up side, spacing 2
buttonholes (ch 1, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc) where desired. Sl st in corner, finish off.
Straps (make 2)
Row 1: With CC1, ch 16 (18, 20). Sk 1 ch, sc across. (15, 17, 19 sc) Turn.
Row 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Turn.
Finish off.
Finishing
1. Sew buttons to back of bodice opposite buttonholes.
2. Sew straps to top of bodice on front and back in desired positions.
3. Weave in all ends. Enjoy!




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