Baby Dress Written Instructions http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2008/07/blog-post_22.html Teaching the world to crochet, one stitch at a time. Free crochet lessons and video tutorials for beginner crocheters. More : Crochet Geek Main Channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963 Crochet Channel 2 - http://www.youtube.com/user/crochet Blog - http://www.crochet-mania.blogspot.com/ Subscribe - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tjw1963 Single Crochet http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyVPUBgDnJg Half Double Crochet http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyQoAr74bnQ Double Crochet http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpi7FxMxv5Y Crochet Circle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWJfBujJZtE Crochet Baby Dress - Solomon's Knot Size F Crochet Hook Baby Weight or 3-Ply Yarn Chest Measurement: 18" around There are a couple of ways to make the dress larger or smaller. 1. You can change the hook size to an E or G. 2. You can add a couple more stitches to the under arm of the yoke. You could use 6 or 7 chains or chainless foundations stitch if you wanted to make the chest larger. The chain can be used instead of the chainless foundation. Pattern by Teresa Richardson Video Tutorial: Crochet Baby Dress - Solomon's Knot Chainless Half Double Crochet Foundation 40 Chainless HDC or 42 Chains Row 1: CH 2, *HDC in next ST, 2 HDC in next ST, continue across from *, turn Row 2: CH 2, HDC in ea ST across, turn Row 3: CH 2, *Hdc in next ST, 2 HDC in next ST, continue across from *, turn Row 4-5: CH 2, HDC in ea ST across, turn Row 6: CH 2, *HDC in next 2 STs, 2 HDC in next st, continue across from *, turn Row 7: Add a marker to the 40th stitch from each edge. CH 1, HDC across next 16 Sts(Back Right),5 Chainless HDC ,SK 24 HDC(Right Arm Hole), HDC Across Front leaving the remaining 40 Sts for the left arm hole and back,5 Chainless HDC ,SK 24(Left Arm Hole), HDC across 16 Sts(Left Back). NOTE*- You can use a chain 5 if you are not familiar with the chainless foundation stitches. Row 8: 2 Solomon's Knot, SK 2 HDC, SC in next, continue across, turn Row 9: 3 Knots, *sc on each side of the center of previous knot. 2 Knots, SC on each side of previous knot. Work in a continual round for length of project. Arm Edging: Attach yarn to armhole. Single Crochet evenly around the armhole opening, slip stitch in beginning SC. Cut yarn, secure, and sew in tail. Right Back Opening Edging: Attach Yarn, *SC, CH 2, SK 2, SC in next(Button Hole Opening) SC in next 4 Sts, Repeat from * for the next button hole. SC in Rem Sts. CH 1 Turn, SC in ea SC and CH SP. Cut yarn and sew in. Left Back Opening: Evenly SC 2 rows along edge. Cut yarn and sew in tail. Align buttons with holes and sew on. Neck Edging:Attach yarn to neck edge. Single Crochet evenly around the neck opening. Once you get to the other edge, cut yarn, secure, and sew in tail.