Bella baby dress
This cute pinafore style dress buttons at the shoulders for easy dressing. You can choose to knit the intarsia or plain version, there are instructions for knitting the plain version in the round, and you can choose from 3 different hems.
Sizes: 0-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24 mths, 2T, 3T, 4T
Yarn: for patchwork version (approximately ) (80,100, 120, 140, 160, 180, 200 grams) mixed fingering weight yarns (see notes below) I used Opal 4ply sock and Koigu kppm. (Main colour—MC)
25 grams of a plain fingering e.g. Opal solids, Koigu kpm. (contrast colour—CC) 10 grams of smooth black fingering yarn.
For plain version: (80,100, 120, 140, 160, 180, 200 grams)fingering weight yarn in 1 colour. 25 grams contrast colour if desired for lace hem.
Needles, notions and accessories: 1 x 2.75 mm circular needle , 1 set 2.75mm straights, 4 x small buttons. 5 x stitch holders.
Gauge: 28 sts x 36 rows = 10cm using 2.75 mm needles over stst
Please read through entire pattern prior to commencing—you need to make some decisions prior to knitting.