Red Heart Soft Baby Yarn (fizzy print) Size F hook
row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 4 chs, 3dc in next ch, dc in next 5 chs, 3dc in next ch, dc in next 10, 3dc in next ch, dc in next 5, 3dc in next ch, dc in last 5 chs. Ch 2, turn.
rows 2-5: dc in each dc, placing 3dc in center st of each 3dc group. Ch 2, turn.
row 6: (armholes) dc across to center st of 3dc group, ch 4, dc in next 3dc group, dc across to next center st, ch 4, dc in next center st, dc across to end. Ch 2, turn.
Click here to see pictures of how to form armholes (row 6).
row 7: dc across row. Ch2, turn.
row 8: (2 dc in next st, 1dc in next) repeat across. Join. Ch2 turn.
row 9-22: dc around, join.
row 23: ch 4, dc in same st. (skip 1 st, dc-ch1-dc in next st) around. join in 3 ch of ch4.
row 24: sl st to ch1 space, ch2-dc-ch1-2dc in space. (2dc,ch1,2dc) in each ch1 space around. Join.
row 25: Ch 1, sc in each dc & ch 1 sp around. Join, finish off.
Join yarn to bottom left back, ch1, sc up left side, 3sc in corner, sc around neckline, 3 sc in corner, sc-ch 3-sc in first st (buttonhole made), sc down right side, finish off.
Please feel free to make one for your favorite little girl but do not sell dresses made from this pattern :)
2007 Bella Bambina