Meadow Sweet Baby Booties

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Meadow Sweet Baby Booties

Match the Meadow Sweet Baby Dress here.

For 0-3 month size, use fingering weight yarn and US size 2/2.75 mm needles
For 6 month size, use fingering or sport weight yarn and US size 3/3.25 mm or US size 4/ 3.5 mm needles.

Work the Two-At-A-Time Toe-up Socks pattern to the point that you are ready to bind off the cuff. Note that even though this is technically a sock pattern, booties made using this pattern stay on very well and are difficult for a baby to kick off.

Row 1: *P1, yo, repeat from *to end of row (60 stitches)
Row 2: *P2, yo, repeat from * to end of row (90 stitches)
Row 3: *P10, yo, repeat from * to end of row (99 stitches)
Row 4: *P2tog, p2tog, yo, p2, yo, p2, yo, p1, yo, p2tog, p2tog, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 5: Knit
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: Purl
Row 8: *P2tog, p2tog, yo, p2, yo, p2, yo, p1, yo, p2tog, p2tog, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 9: Knit
Row 10: Purl
Row 11: Purl
Row 12: Knit
Row 13: Purl
Row 14: Knit
Row 15: Bind off purlwise.

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Meadow Sweet Baby Bonnet

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Matching bonnet for Meadow Sweet Dress
Size: 0- 3 months
Requirements: Around 16g of DK yarn US 6/4 mm needles

Pattern:
Cast on 66sts
Row 1-10: Knit.
Row 11: Knit
Row 12: Purl
Row 13: *K2tog, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2tog, repeat from * to end
Row 14: Knit
These 4 rows form the pattern. Repeat rows 11-14 for 6 times more.
Row 39: K2tog, knit to end (65 stitches)
Row 40: K2tog, knit to end (64 stitches)
Row 41: *K6, K2 tog, repeat from * to end of row (56sts)
Row 42: Purl to end
Row 43: *K5, K2 tog, repeat from * to end of row (48sts
Row 44: Purl to end
Row 45: *K4, K2 tog) repeat from * to end of row (40sts
Row 46: Purl to end
Row 47: *K3, K2 tog) repeat from * to end of row (32sts
Row 48: Purl to end
Row 49: *K2, K2 tog) repeat from * to end of row (24sts
Row 50: Purl to end
Row 51: *K1, K2 tog) repeat from * to end of row (17sts
Row 52: Purl to end
Row 53: *K2 tog) repeat from * to end of row (9sts
Row 54: Purl to end
Cut yarn (leaving a long ‘tail’ to use for sewing up). Draw the end through all stitches, pull up tightly. Sew up the seam. Darn away ends.

Band:
At left front, with wrong side facing, pick up 34 stitches along bottom edge of cap. Using chain cast on, cast on an additional 16 stitches for a total of 50 stitches.
Row 1: K1, p1 to last 6 stitches, k6.
Row 2: P6, *k1, p1, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 3: K1, p1 to last 6 stitches, k6.
Row 4: P6, *k1, p1, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2tog, yo, k1, p1.
Row 5: K1, p1 to last 6 stitches, k6.
Row 6: P6, *k1, p1, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 7: Bind off knit stitches knitwise and purl stitches purl

Bonnet for Little Miss Raelyn Rose Dress

Bonnet 2015_08_09-04Bonnet for Little Miss Raelyn Rose Dress

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner / intermediate

This is the matching bonnet for the Little Miss Raelyn Rose Baby Dress
Sizes
0–3 (3–6, 6–12) months

Finished Measurements
Height: 6″ (6″, 7″) (15 [16.5, 18] cm)

Materials
DK or worsted weight yarn
US 6 (4 mm) straight needles

Yarn needle for finishing and attaching button

1 (” [1.5 cm]) button

GAUGE
22 sts and 28 rows make 4″ (10 cm) in stitch pattern

DIRECTIONS

BRIM:
CO 68 (72, 76) sts.
Rows 1–7: Knit for 7 rows.
Row 8: Knit for 48 (52, 56) stitches, wrap, place marker, turn work.
Row 9: Knit for 28 (32, 34) stitches, wrap, place marker, turn work.
Row 10: Knit for 31 (36, 40) stitches, wrap, move marker, turn work.
Row 11: Knit for 36 (40, 44) stitches, wrap, move marker, turn work.
Row 12: Knit for 40 (44, 48) stitches, wrap, move marker, turn work.
Row 13: Knit for 44 (48, 52) stitches, wrap, move marker, turn work.
Row 14: Knit for 48 (52, 56) stitches, wrap, move marker, turn work.
Row 15: Knit for 52 (56, 60) stitches, wrap, move marker, turn work.
Row 16: Knit for 56 (60, 64) stitches, wrap, move marker, turn work.
Row 17: Knit for 60 (64, 68) stitches, wrap, move marker, turn work.
Row 18: Knit to end of row. Remove marker.

CAP
Row 20-25: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 26: (RS): *K2, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 27: (WS): *K2, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 28: *P2, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 29: *P2, k2; rep from * to end.
Rep Rows 26–29 until work measures 4″ (4.5″, 5″) (10 [12, 13) cm] from beg, ending with a WS row, and inc 4 (2, 0) sts evenly across last row—72 (74, 76) sts.

BACK SHAPING

Row 30: (RS): K0 (1, 2), *ssk, k14, k2tog; rep from * 3 times, k0 (1, 2)—64 (66, 68) sts.
Row 31 and all odd rows (WS): Purl.
Row 32: K0 (1, 2), *ssk, k12, k2tog; rep from * 3 times, k0 (1, 2)—56 (58, 60) sts.
Row 34: K0 (1, 2), *ssk, k10, k2tog; rep from * 3 times, k0 (1, 2)—48 (50, 52) sts.
Row 36: K0 (1, 2), *sl2k, k8, k2tog; rep from * 3 times, k0 (1, 2)—40 (42, 44) sts.
Row 38: K0 (1, 2), *sl2k, k6, k2tog; rep from * 3 times, k0 (1, 2)—32 (34, 36) sts.
Row 40: K0 (1, 2), *sl2k, k4, k2tog; rep from * 3 times, k0 (1, 2)—24 (26, 28) sts.
Row 42: K0 (1, 2), *sl2k, k2, k2tog; rep from * 3 times, k0 (1, 2)—16 (18, 20) sts.
Row 44: *K2tog; rep from * to end—8 (9, 10) sts.
Break yarn, thread through rem sts, pull tight, and fasten off.

Stitch back seam of cap together. Weave in ends.

Band:
At left front, with wrong side facing, pick up 38 (40, 42) stitches along bottom edge of cap. Using chain cast on, cast on an additional 16 stitches for a total of 54 (56, 58) stitches.

Row 1: K1, p1 to last 6 stitches, k6.
Row 2: P6, *k1, p1, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 3: K1, p1 to last 6 stitches, k6.
Row 4: P6, *k1, p1, repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k2tog, yo, k1, p1.
Row 5: K1, p1 to last 6 stitches, k6.
Row 6: P6, *k1, p1, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 7: Bind off knit stitches knitwise and purl stitches purlwise.

Weave in ends, attach button.

Hulda Scarflet

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Materials:
1 skein Lion Brand “Vanna’s Choice,” Weight Medium/4, 3 oz/85 g, 145 yd/133 m, color: Denim Mist.
1 Circular needle size US8/5.0 mm
2 stitch markers (the # symbol in the pattern indicates where to place them.)

Using either long-tail or chain method, cast on 11 stitches.
Row 1: K1, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1. (13 stitches)
Row 2: P5, p3tog, p5 (11 stitches)
Row 3: K1, yo, k1, yo, k1, ssk, k1, k2tog, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1 (13 stitches)
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: K1, yo, k1, yo, ssk, ssk, k1, k2tog, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1 (13 stitches)
Row 6: Purl.
Row 7: K1, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1 (15 stitches)
Row 8: Purl.
Row 9: K1, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1, ssk, #, yo, k1, yo, #, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1 (17 stitches)
Row 10: P7, k3, p7.
Row 11: (K1, yo) x2, ssk, k1, ssk, #, yo, knit to second #, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, (yo, k1) x2
Row 12: P7, #, knit to second #, p7.
Repeat rows 11 and 12 until scarflet measures 40 inches.

Finishing:
Count stitches (there will be an odd number), divide by 2. Using the “odd” stitch as the center point, place marker just to the right of the “odd stitch.”
Row 1: (Ssk, yo) to marker, knit center stitch, (yo k2tog) to end of row.
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: K1, *yo, ssk, repeat from * to #, k1, *K2 tog, yo, repeat from * until 1stitch remains, K1.
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: Bind off loosely.

Note: This pattern also makes a nice shawl. Keep knitting until the shawl is desired size and finish off.  (You will probably need about 3-4 skeins depending on the yarn you use. )