Crochet Pebble Pattern Set for a Baby Girl

Sunday-best dress, panties and bootees for your favorite little girl. . . easy to crochet and so attractive!

Directions ore given for 6 Months Size.
Changes for 1 Year and 18 Months are in parentheses.

Materials Needed:
Baby weight 3 Ply yarn – 7 ounces of Baby Pink for the entire set; or 5 ounces for Dress and 2 ounces for Soaker and Bootees.
Crochet Hook Size F.
2 small buttons.
2 yards of ribbon, 1/2 inch wide.

Check Your GAUGE– Bodice: 5 sts = 1 inch;
5 rows = 1 inch.





NOTE: The wrong side of the tr is the right side of work.

DRESS

BODICE-BACK
Starting at lower edge, ch 48 (52, 56) to measure 10 1/4 (10 3/4, 11 1/4) inches.
1st row—right side: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across —47 (51, 55) sc. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Sc in first sc, * tr in next sc, pushing tr to back of work sc in next sc. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
3rd row: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
4th row: Sc in first 2 sc, * tr in next sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * across to within last sc, sc in last
sc. Ch 1, turn.
5th row: Repeat 3rd row. Ch 1, turn.
The 2nd through 5th row of Bodice—Back forms the pattern.

Armhole Shaping:
1st row: Sl st in first 2 sc, * sc in next sc, tr in next sc. Repeat from * across to within last 3 sc, sc in next sc — do not work in remaining 2 sts — 2 sts decreased at each end. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook—1 sc decreased; sc in each st across to within last 2 sts, excluding sl sts; dec 1 sc over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn.
3rd row: Repeat 2nd row of Bodice—Back. Ch 1, turn.
4th row: Repeat 2nd row of Armhole Shaping— 39 (43, 47) sts. Ch 1, turn.
Work even in pattern until length from first row of armhole shaping is 3 1/2 (3 3/4, 4) inches.

Shoulder Shaping:
1st row: Sl st in first 3 (4, 5) sts, work in pattern across to within last 3 (4, 5) sts—do not work in
remaining sts. Turn.
Next 2 rows: Sl st in first 4 sts, work in pattern across to within last 4 sts, excluding sl sts—do not work in remaining sts. Turn. The remaining 17 (19, 21) sts are for back of neck.
Break off and fasten.

BODICE—FRONT
Work same as Bodice- Back until length from first row of armhole shaping is 1 1/4 (1 1/2, 1 3/4) inches,
ending with an sc-tr row. Ch 1, turn.

LEFT FRONT
1st row: Work in pattern across first 19 (21, 23) sts—do not work in remaining sts. Turn.
Work even in pattern across this set of sts only until piece from first row of armhole shaping is 2 1/2 (2 3/4, 3) inches, ending at center front. Turn.

Neck Shaping:
1st row: Sl st in first 6 (7, 8 ) sts, work in pattern across. Ch 1, turn.
Continue in pattern, decreasing one st at neck edge every row twice.
Work even in pattern over the remaining 11 (12,13) sts until front measures same as Back to shoulder shaping, ending at armhole edge.

Shoulder Shaping:
1st row:
Sl st in first 3 (4, 5) sts, work in pattern across remaining sts. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Work across to within last 4 sts—do not work in last 4 sts. Break off and fasten.

RIGHT FRONT
1st row: Attach yarn to next free st at center front on last long row worked. Work in pattern across remaining 19 (21, 23) sts. Ch 1, turn.
Work in pattern as for Left Front to neck shaping, ending at armhole edge with same pattern row.

Neck Shaping:
1st row:
Work to within last 6 (7, 8 ) sts—do not work in last 6 (7, 8 ) sts. Ch 1, turn.
Continue as for Left Front to shoulder shaping, ending at neck edge with same pattern row.

Shoulder Shaping:
1st row: Work to within last 3 (4, 5) sts—do not work in last 3 (4, 5) sts. Turn.
2nd row: Sl st in first 4 sts, work in pattern across. Break off and fasten.
Sew side seams.

SKIRT
With right side facing, attach yarn to center st of starting chain of Bodice—Back.
1st rnd: Working along opposite side of starting chain, ch 3, dc in same place where yarn was attached,
make 2 dc in each st around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3—188 (204, 220) dc, counting ch-3 as 1 dc. Ch 3, turn.
2nd rnd: Dc in each dc around. Join to top of ch-3—188 (204, 220) dc. Ch 3, turn.
Repeat 2nd rnd until skirt measures about 6 (6 1/2, 7) inches, ending on the wrong side. Ch 1, turn.

BORDER
1st rnd:
Sc in joining, sc in each st around. Join to first sc—188 (204, 220) sc. Ch 1, turn.
2nd rnd: Sc in joining, tr in next sc, * sc in next sc, tr in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join. Ch 1, turn.
3rd rnd: Repeat first rnd. Ch 4, turn.
4th rnd: Tr in joining, sc in next sc, * tr in next sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join to first tr. Ch 1, turn.
5th and 6th rnds: Repeat first and 2nd rnds.
Join, break off and fasten.

SLEEVES
Starting at lower edge, ch 36 (38, 40) to measure 7 1/2 (8, 8 1/2) inches.
1st row: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 1 (2, 3) ch, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 16 times; sc in remaining 0 (1, 2) sc—53 (55, 57) sc. Ch 1, turn.
Starting with 2nd row, work same as Bodice—Back until length is 1 ( 1 1/4, 1 1/2) inches.





Top Shaping:
1st row: Sl st in the first 2 sts, work in pattern across to within last 2 sts—do not work in remaining sts. Ch 1, turn.
Work in pattern decreasing one st at each end of every row until total length is 2 (2 1/4, 2 1/2) inches. Break off and fasten.
Sew shoulder and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves, gathering top edge to fit.





COLLAR
With right side facing, attach yarn to right neck edge.
1st row: Ch 1, sc where yarn was attached, sc evenly along neck edge, having a number of sc divisible by 2 plus 1. Ch 3, turn.
2nd row: DC in first sc, * dc in next sc, 2 dc in next sc. Repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn.
3rd and 4th rows: Skip first dc, dc in each dc across, dc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn.
At end of last row omit turning chain.
Next row: Sl st in each st across. Break off and fasten.
With right side facing, attach yarn to left neck edge, ch 3, dc evenly along front opening. Break off and fasten.
Sew 2 buttons to left front opening, using corresponding sts as buttonholes.
Press lightly.

SOAKER

BACK
Starting at waist, ch 53 (55, 57) to measure 11 (11 1/2, 12) inches.
1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across—51 (53, 55) dc, counting ch-3 as 1 dc. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Skip first dc, dc in each dc across, dc in top of ch-3. Ch 3, turn.
3rd and 4th rows: Dc in first dc, dc in each dc across, 2 dc in top of turning chain—one st increased at each end of each row—55 (57, 59) dc. Ch 3, turn.
5th and 6th rows: Repeat 2nd row.
Next 2 rows: Repeat 3rd and 4th rows—59 (61, 63) dc.
Repeat 2nd row until total length is 5 1/2 (6, 6 1/2) inches.
Mark both ends of last row to indicate end of side edge. Ch 3, turn.

Leg Shaping: Next row: Skip first dc, (yarn over, draw up a loop in next st) 3 times; yarn over and draw through 6 loops on hook, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook—2 dc decreased at beg of row; work to within last 4 sts, dec 2 dc over next 3 dc as before, dc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn.
Repeat last row until 19 (21, 23) dc remain. Break off and fasten.

FRONT Work same as Back. Sew side and crotch seams.

LEG BAND
1st rnd: With right side facing, attach yarn at crotch seam, ch 1, sc evenly around leg opening, having a
number of sc divisible by 2. Join. Ch 1, turn.
Next 3 rnds: Repeat 2nd, 3rd and 4th rnds of Border of Skirt. Break off and fasten.

WAISTBAND
With right side facing and working along opposite side of starting chain, attach yarn to side seam, ch 4, * skip 1 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join to 3rd ch of ch-4.
Break off and fasten.
Press through damp cloth. Run a 1-yard length of ribbon through the ch-1 sps. Tie in a bow at front.

BOOTEES

SOLE
Starting at center, ch 17.
1st rnd: Make 6 dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 12 ch, 7 dc in last ch; working along opposite side of starting chain, dc in next 12 ch. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.
2nd rnd: Ch 3, dc in joining, 2 dc in each of next 6 dc, dc in next 12 dc, 2 dc in each of next 7 dc, dc in next
12 dc. Join.
3rd rnd: Ch 1, sc in joining, 2 sc in next dc, (sc in next dc, 2 sc in next dc) 6 times; sc in next 12 dc, (sc in
next dc, 2 sc in next dc) 7 times; sc in next 12 dc. Join. Break off and fasten.

UPPER
Starting at toe, ch 7.
1st row right side: Dc in 4th ch from hook, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch—7 dc. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Sc in each dc across, sc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn.
3rd row: 2 dc in first sc, dc in each sc to within center st, 3 dc in center sc, dc in each sc to within last sc, 3 dc in last sc— 6 dc increased. Ch 1, turn.
4th through 8th row: Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows alternately— 25 sc on last row. Ch 3, turn.
9th row: Skip first sc, dc in next 11 sc, 3 dc in next sc, dc in next 12 sc—27 dc. Ch 1, turn.
10th row: Repeat 2nd row. Ch 3, turn.

LEFT SIDE
1st row: Skip first sc, dc in next 11 sc. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Sc in each dc across, dc in top of turning chain—12 sc. Ch 3, turn.
Next 8 rows: Repeat last 2 rows alternately.
At end of last row break off and fasten.

RIGHT SIDE
Skip center 3 sts on last long row, attach yarn to next sc, ch 3 and work to correspond with Left Side.
Leaving a 1-inch opening at top, sew back seam. Pin Sole to Upper. Working through both thicknesses, sc evenly around. Join to first sc. Break off and fasten.

CUFF
1st row: With wrong side facing and working along top edge of Upper, make 33 sc evenly across. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 3, turn.
3rd row: Skip first sc, dc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
4th row: Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st. Repeat from * across— 49 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Work in pattern as for Bodice—Back for 6 rows.
Break off and fasten.
With wrong side facing, attach yarn to top of the 1-inch back opening; working along back opening make sc and tr alternately across. Break off and fasten.
Run an 18-inch length of ribbon through 3rd row of Cuff.
Tie in a bow at back.

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