Sherbet Parfait Baby Afghan

Sherbet Parfait Baby Afghan

Materials:
Worsted weight yarn, 12 oz worth.
14-inch long size US11 (8.0 mm) straight needles (or size US11/8.0 mm 32-inch circular needle)
stitch markers

Note: Work every stitch on every row. Do not slip stitches at the beginning or end of a row in order to “neaten” the edge. The two-stitch stockinette edging along the sides is supposed to curl. It will make a neat little folded over edge if you’ll just let it.

Cast on 116 stitches using the long-tail cast-on method. .

Beginning Border:
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: p2, knit until 2 stitches remain, p2.
Row 3-6: Repeat rows 2-3 twice.
Row 7: Knit.
Row 8: p2, k5, purl until 7 stitches remain, k5, p2
Row 9: knit
Row 10: p2, knit until 2 stitches remain, p2
Row 11: knit
Row 12: p2, k5, purl until 7 stitches remain, k5, p2

Pattern Stitch:
Row 1: K7, *yo, k3, pass the first of the 3 knitted stitches over the second and third stitches;
repeat from * until 7 stitches remain, yo, k7.
Row 2: p2, K5, p1, p2tog, purl until 7 stitches remain, k5, p2..
Row 3: K7, *yo, k3, pass the first of the 3 knit stitches over the second and third stitches;
repeat from * until 7 stitches remain, yo, k7.
Row 4: p2, K5, purl until 9 stitches remain, p2tog, p1, k5, p2.
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: p2, k5, purl until 7 stitches remain, k5, p2
Row 7: k7, purl until 7 stitches remain, k7.
Row 8: p2, k5, purl until 7 stitches remain, k5, p2
Row 9: knit.
Row 10: p2, k5, purl until 7 stitches remain, k5, p2
Repeat these 10 rows 14 more times.

Ending Border:
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: p2, knit until 2 stitches remain, p2.
Row 3-6: Repeat rows 2-3 twice.
Row 7: Bind off knitwise.

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Sweet Sherbet Baby Afghan by Barbara Hunter

Sweet Sherbet Baby Afghan

Putting this beautiful pattern, which was written by Barbara Hunter and is out of print, where I can find it again.

Size: 33” x 35”

Materials:
Worsted weight yarn, 11 oz worth.
14-inch long size US11 (8.0 mm) straight needles (or size US11/8.0 mm 32-inch circular needle)
2 stitch markers

Instructions:
Cast on 116 stitches and knit 10 rows for garter stitch border
Work in pattern stitch as follows:

Pattern Stitch:
Row 1: K7, place marker for end of side border, purl to last 7 stitches, place marker for beg of side border, k7.
Row 2: K7, slip marker, k1; *yo, k3, pass the first of the 3 knitted stitches over the second and third stitches; repeat from * to last 2 stitches before marker, k1, slip marker, k7.
Row 3: K7, slip marker, purl to next marker, slip marker, k7.
Row 4: K7, slip marker, k2; *yo, k3, pass the first of the 3 knit stitches over the second and third stitches; repeat from * to last stitch before marker, k1, slip marker, k7.
Row 5: K7, slip marker, purl to next marker, k7.
Rows 6-10: Knit.

Repeat these 10 rows 14 more times, ending with Row 5 on last repeat.

Knit 10 rows.
Bind off.

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.

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

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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.

Little Miss Raelyn Rose Matching Baby Booties.

2015_06_17-03For 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:  Kfb in every stitch. (60 stitches)
Row 2-3:  *K2, P2, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 4-5:  *P2, K2, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 6-7:  *K2, P2, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 8:  *K2, kfb, repeat from * to end of row. (80 stitches)
Row 9:  P.
Row 10:  K.
Row 11:  P.
Row 12:  K.
Row 13:  Bind off purl wise.

Abbreviations:
Kfb – knit front and back of the stitch.

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The dress and baby booties pictured here were made from 2 skeins of
Lion Brand Babysoft yarn, 4 oz/113g; 367 yd/335m ball
Color Parfait Print, 2 skeins.

Little Miss Raelyn Rose Baby Dress

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The dress pictured here was made from 1 skein of Lion Brand Babysoft yarn, 4 oz/113g; 367 yd/335m ball Color Parfait Print

Little Miss Raelyn Rose Baby Dress (0-3 months)

DK (8ply) yarn 80g
US size 6/4mm 24-inch long circular needles.
2 small buttons
Note: The top part of this dress is taken from Marianna’s Starting Out Knitted Baby Dress
For matching baby booties, see here.
For matching bonnet, see here.

 

Cast on 68sts
Row 1: K5, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k11, kfb, k1, kfb, k9
Row 2: Knit to end
Row 3: K1, yrn, k2tog (buttonhole), k6, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k10
Row 4: Knit to end
Row 5: K10, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k11
Row 6: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 7: K11, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k12
Row 8: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 9: K12, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k13
Row 10: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 11: K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k14
Row 12: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 13: K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k15
Row 14: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 15: K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k16
Row 16: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 17: K1, yrn, k2tog (buttonhole), k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k17
Row 18: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 19: K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k18
Row 20: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 21: K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k37, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k19
Row 22: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 23: K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k39, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k20
Row 24: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 25: knit to end (164sts)
Row 26: K3, p20, k36, p46, k36, p20, k3
Row 27: Knit to end
Row 28: K3, p20, k36, p46, k36, p20, k3
Row 29: Knit to end
Row 30: K3, p20, cast off 36sts knitwise, p45, cast off 36sts knitwise, p19, k3
Row 31: K22, K2togfb, K44, K2togfb, K22 (23sts/back, 46sts/front, 23sts/back = 92sts)

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Begin knitting in the round by overlapping the three stitches that form the garter stitch border at the beginning and end of the row, making sure the side with the button holes is on top. Transfer the 3 stitches at the end of the row from the right-hand needle to a cable needle, then alternating one stitch from the left-hand needle and one stitch from the cable hand needle transfer all six stitches to the right-hand needle, starting with the last stitch on the row, interleaving them in the process. Your working yarn should be ready to continue knitting on around. Place row marker.

Row 32: Knit to last 6 stitches (the garter stitch border stitches from the beginning and end of the row that you interleaved), K2tog three times. (89) stitches
Row 33: K22, k2tog, K to end of row. (88 stitches)
Row 34: Purl.
Row 35: Knit.
Row 36: Purl.
Row 37: Knit.
Row 38: Purl.
Row 39: *(Kfb, k1) repeat from * to end of row. (132 stitches)

Begin Skirt Pattern:

Skirt Pattern:
Row 1: *(K2, P2) repeat from * to end of row.
Row 2: *(P2, K2) repeat from * to end of row.
Row 3: *(P2, K2) repeat from * to end of row.
Row 4: *(K2, P2) repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat these four rows until the skirt is as long as desired, ending on the fourth pattern row. Finish skirt by working Skirt Edging.

Skirt Edging:
Row 1: Purl.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: Knit.
Row 5: Purl.
Bind off loosely.

Darn in ends.
Sew on buttons.

ABBREVIATIONS:
kfb — knit in both the front and the back of a stitch, which equals a 1-stitch increase.
K2togfb — With your needle inserted into two stitches as if to knit 2 together, knit front and back.
yrn — British abbreviation for yarn over.

2015_06_17-02Little Miss Raelyn Rose Baby Dress (6 – 9 months)

DK (8ply) yarn 100g
US size 6/4 mm 24-inch long circular needles
2 small buttons
Note: The top part of this dress is taken from Marianna’s Starting Out Knitted Baby Dress
For matching baby booties, see here.

Cast on 84sts
Row 1: K11, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k13, kfb, k1, kfb, k12
Row 2: Knit to end
Row 3: K1, yrn, k2tog (buttonhole), k9, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k15, kfb, k1, kfb, k13
Row 4: Knit to end
Row 5: K13, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k17, kfb, k1, kfb, k14
Row 6: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 7: K14, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k15
Row 8: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 9: K15, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k16
Row 10: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 11: K16, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k17
Row 12: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 13: K17, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k25, kfb, k1, kfb, k18
Row 14: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 15: K18, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k37, kfb, k1, kfb, k27, kfb, k1, kfb, k19
Row 16: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 17: K1, yrn, k2tog (buttonhole), k16, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k39, kfb, k1, kfb, k29, kfb, k1, kfb, k20
Row 18: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 19: K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k41, kfb, k1, kfb, k31, kfb, k1, kfb, k21
Row 20: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 21: K21, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k43, kfb, k1, kfb, k33, kfb, k1, kfb, k22
Row 22: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 23: K22, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k45, kfb, k1, kfb, k35, kfb, k1, kfb, k23
Row 24: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3
Row 25: Knit to end (180sts)
Row 26: K3, p23, k38, p52, k38, p23, k3
Row 27: Knit to end
Row 28: K3, p23, k38, p52, k38, p23, k3
Row 29: Knit to end
Row 30: K3, p23, cast off 38sts knitwise, p51, cast off 38sts knitwise, p22, k3
Row 31: K25, K2togfb, K50, K2togfb, K 25. (26sts for back, 52sts for front, 26sts for back = 104sts)

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Begin knitting in the round by overlapping the three stitches that form the garter stitch border at the beginning and end of the row, making sure the side with the button holes is on top. Transfer the 3 stitches at the end of the row from the right-hand needle to a cable needle, then alternating one stitch from the left-hand needle and one stitch from the cable hand needle transfer all six stitches to the right-hand needle, starting with the last stitch on the row, interleaving them in the process. Your working yarn should be ready to continue knitting on around. Place row marker.

Row 32: Knit to last 6 stitches (the 3 garter stitch border stitches from the beginning and end of the row that you interleaved), K2tog three times. (101) stitches
Row 33: Knit until last 2 stitches of row, kfb, K1. (102 stitches)
Row 34: Purl.
Row 35: Knit.
Row 36: Purl.
Row 37: Knit.
Row 38: Purl.
Row 39: *(Kfb, k1) repeat from * to last two stitches on row, kfb, kfb. (154 stitches)
Begin Skirt Pattern.

Skirt Pattern:
Row 1: *(K2, P2) repeat from * to end of row.
Row 2: *(P2, K2) repeat from * to end of row.
Row 3: *(P2, K2) repeat from * to end of row.
Row 4: *(K2, P2) repeat from * to end of row.
Repeat these four rows until the skirt is as long as desired, ending on the fourth pattern row. Finish skirt by working Skirt Edging.

Skirt Edging:
Row 1: Purl.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: Knit.
Row 5: Purl.
Bind off loosely.

Darn in ends.
Sew on buttons.

ABBREVIATIONS:
kfb — knit in both the front and the back of a stitch, which equals a 1-stitch increase.
K2togfb — With your needle inserted into two stitches as if to knit 2 together, knit front and back.
yrn — British abbreviation for yarn over.