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Nittineedles on craftsy.com
Port Alberni, BC, Canada

My mother taught me to knit when I was 11. My first project, a garter stitch scarf, was a miserable failure and I gave up in disgust. The next year my mom was ...

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Hush A Bye Baby Christening Gown

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Hush A Bye Baby Christening Gown
Hush A Bye Baby Christening Gown
Hush A Bye Baby Christening Gown Close up of lace
Hush A Bye Baby Christening Gown

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Yarn overs, k2tog, pass slip st over

Pattern Description:

The beautiful, lace Christening gown with Peter Pan collar and matching bonnet and booties knit from this pattern is destined to become an heirloom to be passed on to future generations.
It is a perfect match to the Hush A Bye Baby Layette and Hush A Bye Baby Shawl, also sold in this shop.
Step by step instructions and photos.


28 sts X 36 rows = 10cm (4 in) in stocking st on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 - 9 months


  • 300g/11 oz fingering weight yarn
  • 1 - 51cm (20"), 2.75mm (2 US) circular needle
  • 1 - 60cm (24"), 3.25mm (3 US) circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Buttons
  • Ribbon
  • Stitch markers
  • Row counter
  • Darning needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Elann Peruvian Baby Silk


Natural or white