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Girly Twirly Dress

from Sheila Zachariae
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Girly Twirly Dress
Girly Twirly Dress
Girly Twirly Dress
Girly Twirly Dress
Girly Twirly Dress

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • single crochet
  • simple whip stitch with a needle and thread
  • increase and decrease
  • straight sewing on a machine (or hand sewing)

Pattern Description:

I love fabric and yarn! Put them together and you have something really special!

If you are looking for fabric, visit My Fabric Store here
https://www.etsy.com/shop/sheilalikestoknit

I have made many of these as gifts for new mommies! Pick fabric she loves or in the colors she loves! It will be cherished like a family heirloom, never to be tossed in the thrift store bag!

I would rate this as a advanced beginner or better crocheter. A sewing machine is optional but preferable for doing up the side seems and hems. Straight, simple sewing. The crochet bodice is hand sewn on with a simple stitch. One yard of fabric is plenty for the skirt portion with ample left over for another project!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes 6 months (12 months; 18 months) Finished measurements * chest 18 (20, 22)" * length 14 (16, 19)"

Materials:

  • Button thread to match yarn if hand sewing bodice to fabric
  • Sewing machine (optional but preferred)
  • Size F/5 crochet hook
  • Fabric - 2 - 24" x 10" pieces in cotton fabric of your choice for 6 month size. 2 - 25" x 11" for 12 month size 2 - 26" x 12" for 18 month size
  • 1 (1,2) 1 3/4 oz/50 g balls (136 yards each) of Patons Grace (cotton) in your choice of color. Weight #3
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$5.00

Beginner
Crocheting
Clothing
Girls, Infant/Baby
Dress
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About the designer

I was taught to knit by my mother in my teens in the '70's and I quickly went from that to cross stitch and then needlepoint.

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