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Row 2: Sl st in first st, sl st into first sp, ch 2, * dc in sp bet next 2 dc; rep from * across, end dc in sp bet last dc and turning ch.Row 3: Ch 2, (dc in sp bet next 2 dc) 17 times, turn-18 sts.Dtr = Double Treble--(Yo) 3 times, insert hk in next st and draw a lp thru, (yo and draw a lp thru first 2 lps on hk) 4 times.Tr tr = Triple Treble--(Yo) 4 times, insert hk in next st and draw a lp thru, (yo and draw a lp thru first 2 lps on hk) 5 times.Difficulty: Intermediate Size: Approximately 10 1/2" across the bodice, and the skirt is 22" long, with the bodice it is approximately 27" long. Materials: I did this pattern in #10 cotton thread with a C hook.I wanted a dainty look and it worked out really well. This dress is open and airy and the gown will require a slip underneath. You will also need 4 Small Buttons; Satin Ribbon and pearl beads (optional). Gauge: Bodice Pat -10 1/2 dc=2", 8 rows=2" Abbreviations: Cl = Cluster--(yo, draw a long lp thru ch) twice, yo, draw thru 4 lps on hk, yo, draw thru rem 2 lps on hk.Row 4: Ch 2, * dc in sp bet next 2 dc; rep from * across, end dc in sp bet last dc and turning ch.Rep last row until piece measures 4" from division, end right side.

One shop in particular turned out be my favorite since it offered antique laces, and it is where I discovered these gorgous antique christening gowns.Row 1: Ch 1, sc in first sc,* ch 1, sk 2 sc, dc in sp bet sc and 1st Cl, ch 1, sc in sp bet 2nd and 3rd Cl, ch 3, sc in sp bet 3rd and 4th Cl, ch 1, dc in sp bet 5th Cl and next sc, ch 1, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across.Row 2: Ch 10, sc in 3rd ch from hk, ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1,sk 1 ch, trip next ch, ch 1,sk 1 ch, dtr in next ch, ch 1, * sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 1, sk next sc and dc, tr tr in next sc, ch 1, dtr in 2 front lps at base of tr tr, ch 1, tr in 2 front lps at base of dtr, ch 1, dc in 2 front lps at base of tr, ch 2, sc in 2 front lps at base of dc, ch 1, dc in same sp as dc, ch 1, tr in same sp as tr, ch 1, dtr in same sp as dtr, ch 1; rep from * to last ch 3 sp, sc in last ch 3 sp, ch 1, sk next sc and dc, tr tr in last sc, ch 1, dtr in 2 front lps at base of tr tr, ch 1, tr in 2 front lps at base of dtr, ch 1, dc in 2 front lps at base of tr, ch 1, dc in 2 front lps at base of dc (last dc forms turning ch).This beautiful and delicate crocheted Christening dress, finishing techniques and photos were kindly contributed by: Brenda Mc Afee mailto:[email protected] Copyright © 2002 Brenda Mc Afee.All Rights Reserved Edible Crafts: Make Candy Bouquets and Centerpieces For Fun & Profit.

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