Newborn Ballerina Photo Prop

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Newborn Ballerina Photo Prop Pattern


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Crocheting: Newborn Ballerina Photo Prop
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • single crochet, double crochet, double crochet 2 together, slip stitch
  • Working in the round
  • The magic circle is also used in the pattern, however, directions are provided in the pattern

Pattern Description:

This newborn ballerina set is so adorable and perfect for baby's first photo shoot!! Also makes a perfect gift for a baby shower or any new baby girl. The easy-to-follow pattern includes instructions to make the ruffled tutu-style diaper cover, ballet slippers, and flower headband. Stitch counts are provided at the end of each row/round and full color photos are provided for ease of use. Written in American English according to Yarn Council standards and guidelines.

What people are saying about the Newborn Ballerina Photo Prop:

"FANTASTIC pattern! Easy to follow, great finished product! This was a real pleasure to work on!" ~Tera

"I so love this set!! " ~ Jaime

"I made this as a gift for a Dear Friend. She loved it!! Pattern was easy to follow." ~Sandy K.

Completed ballerina sets can be purchased from Sisters Craft Corner,

Professional photo courtesy of Captured By Amy Lee Photography,


13 double crochets and 7 rows = 4 in.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn


  • H hook, 1 skein worsted-weight yarn, small amount of coordinating color (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle, stitch marker (optional), two 1/2-in. buttons, approx. 1 yd. of ribbon

About Designer

About Designer

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My name is Kara and I am a crochet blogger, designer, and instructor. My blog, Petals to Picots (, is a celebration of crochet and other fiber arts. It is filled with helpful information and tutorials, gorgeous photography and inspiration, and boasts over 75 free crochet patterns (and counting!).

I first learned to crochet from my grandmother when I was 9 years ...

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