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Baby Dress Seed Stitch

knitting baby dress free pattern with video tutorial

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0-3 Months

Body
Cast on 66 stitches
Rows 1-3: Work the seed stitch
Row 4: 9 stitches, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 14 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 16 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 14 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 9 knit stitch
Row 5: Work purl stitch in all stitches, in the yarn over purl taking the back loop
Row 6 : work knit stitch to the stitch of the marker, yarn over before the stitch, knit the stitch of the marker, yarn over. Continue with knit stitch to the next marker, yarn over, knit the stitch of the marker, yarn over. Continue making yarn over before and after the stitch of the marker to the end. Knit stitch in between the stitches of the marker
Row 7: Work purl stitch in all stitches, in the yarn over purl taking the back loop
Rows 8-25: Make the rows in the right side with the yarn over increases, make the rows in the wrong side with the purl stitches
Separate now the sleeves and the body
Work knit stitches to the first ranglan corner (back part)
Rows 26-33: Work the seed stitch from the first ranglan corner, to the second ranglan corner (first sleeve)
Bind off
Continue with knit stitch to the 3rd ranglan corner (front part)
Repeat the sleeve
Finish this row with the last part of the dress making knit stitch (back part)
Join in this row the back parts and the front part
Rows 26-33: Work the seed stitch joining the back part, the front part, and the last back part
Work in the round from here
Skirt
Rows 1-2: 1 knit stitch around
Row 3: *6 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 4: 1 knit stitch around
Row 5: *7 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 6-9: 1 knit stitch around
Row 10: *8 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 11-14: 1 knit stitch around
Row 15: *9 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 16-19: 1 knit stitch around
Row 20: *10 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 21-24: 1 knit stitch around
Row 25: *11 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 26-29: 1 knit stitch around
Row 30: *12 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 31-34: 1 knit stitch around
Rows 35-42: Work the seed stitch
Bind off
Sew the buttons ont he back part
Make a single crochet around the opened back part, starting on the part of the buttons. Continue with chain 1, turn, single crochet to arrive at the space of the first button. Chain 10, 1 slip stitch to close the buttonhole. Continue with single crochet to the next button space, repeat the chain 10 and the slip stitch in all the button spaces to make the button holes

3-6 Months

Body
Cast on 71 stitches
Rows 1-3: Work the seed stitch
Row 4: 10 stitches, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 15 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 17 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 15 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 10 knit stitch
Row 5: Work purl stitch in all stitches, in the yarn over purl taking the back loop
Row 6 : work knit stitch to the stitch of the marker, yarn over before the stitch, knit the stitch of the marker, yarn over. Continue with knit stitch to the next marker, yarn over, knit the stitch of the marker, yarn over. Continue making yarn over before and after the stitch of the marker to the end. Knit stitch in between the stitches of the marker
Row 7: Work purl stitch in all stitches, in the yarn over purl taking the back loop
Rows 8-29: Make the rows in the right side with the yarn over increases, make the rows in the wrong side with the purl stitches
Separate now the sleeves and the body
Work knit stitches to the first ranglan corner (back part)
Rows 30-37: Work the seed stitch from the first ranglan corner, to the second ranglan corner (first sleeve)
Bind off
Continue with knit stitch to the 3rd ranglan corner (front part)
Repeat the sleeve
Finish this row with the last part of the dress making knit stitch (back part)
Join in this row the back parts and the front part
Rows 30-37: Work the seed stitch joining the back part, the front part, and the last back part
Work in the round from here
Skirt
Rows 1-2: 1 knit stitch around
Row 3: *6 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 4-5: 1 knit stitch around
Row 6: *7 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 7-10: 1 knit stitch around
Row 11: *8 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 12-15: 1 knit stitch around
Row 16: *9 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 17-20: 1 knit stitch around
Row 21: *10 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 22-25: 1 knit stitch around
Row 26: *11 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 27-30: 1 knit stitch around
Row 31: *12 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 32-35: 1 knit stitch around
Row 36: *13 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 37-40: 1 knit stitch around
Rows 41-48: Work the seed stitch

Bind off
Sew the buttons ont he back part
Make a single crochet around the opened back part, starting on the part of the buttons. Continue with chain 1, turn, single crochet to arrive at the space of the first button. Chain 10, 1 slip stitch to close the buttonhole. Continue with single crochet to the next button space, repeat the chain 10 and the slip stitch in all the button spaces to make the button holes

 

9-12 Months

Body
Cast on 78 stitches
Rows 1-3: Work the seed stitch
Row 4: 12 stitches, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 16 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 18 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 16 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 12 knit stitch
Row 5: Work purl stitch in all stitches, in the yarn over purl taking the back loop
Row 6 : work knit stitch to the stitch of the marker, yarn over before the stitch, knit the stitch of the marker, yarn over. Continue with knit stitch to the next marker, yarn over, knit the stitch of the marker, yarn over. Continue making yarn over before and after the stitch of the marker to the end. Knit stitch in between the stitches of the marker
Row 7: Work purl stitch in all stitches, in the yarn over purl taking the back loop
Rows 8-35: Make the rows in the right side with the yarn over increases, make the rows in the wrong side with the purl stitches
Separate now the sleeves and the body
Work knit stitches to the first ranglan corner (back part)
Rows 36-45: Work the seed stitch from the first ranglan corner, to the second ranglan corner (first sleeve)
Bind off
Continue with knit stitch to the 3rd ranglan corner (front part)
Repeat the sleeve
Finish this row with the last part of the dress making knit stitch (back part)
Join in this row the back parts and the front part
Rows 36-45: Work the seed stitch joining the back part, the front part, and the last back part
Work in the round from here
Skirt
Rows 1-2: 1 knit stitch around
Row 3: *6 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 4-5: 1 knit stitch around
Row 6: *7 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 7-10: 1 knit stitch around
Row 11: *8 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 12-15: 1 knit stitch around
Row 16: *9 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 17-20: 1 knit stitch around
Row 21: *10 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 22-25: 1 knit stitch around
Row 26: *11 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 27-30: 1 knit stitch around
Row 31: *12 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 32-35: 1 knit stitch around
Row 36: *13 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 37-40: 1 knit stitch around
Row 41: *14 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 42-48: 1 knit stitch around
Rows 49-58: Work the seed stitch

Bind off
Sew the buttons ont he back part
Make a single crochet around the opened back part, starting on the part of the buttons. Continue with chain 1, turn, single crochet to arrive at the space of the first button. Chain 10, 1 slip stitch to close the buttonhole. Continue with single crochet to the next button space, repeat the chain 10 and the slip stitch in all the button spaces to make the button holes

 

18-24 Months

Body
Cast on 88 stitches
Rows 1-3: Work the seed stitch
Row 4: 14 stitches, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 18 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 20knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 18 knit stitch, yarn over, knit 1 (mark this stitch with a marker), yarn over, 14 knit stitch
Row 5: Work purl stitch in all stitches, in the yarn over purl taking the back loop
Row 6 : work knit stitch to the stitch of the marker, yarn over before the stitch, knit the stitch of the marker, yarn over. Continue with knit stitch to the next marker, yarn over, knit the stitch of the marker, yarn over. Continue making yarn over before and after the stitch of the marker to the end. Knit stitch in between the stitches of the marker
Row 7: Work purl stitch in all stitches, in the yarn over purl taking the back loop
Rows 8-41: Make the rows in the right side with the yarn over increases, make the rows in the wrong side with the purl stitches
Separate now the sleeves and the body
Work knit stitches to the first ranglan corner (back part)
Rows 42-51: Work the seed stitch from the first ranglan corner, to the second ranglan corner (first sleeve)
Bind off
Continue with knit stitch to the 3rd ranglan corner (front part)
Repeat the sleeve
Finish this row with the last part of the dress making knit stitch (back part)
Join in this row the back parts and the front part
Rows 42-51: Work the seed stitch joining the back part, the front part, and the last back part
Work in the round from here
Skirt
Rows 1-2: 1 knit stitch around
Row 3: *6 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 4-5: 1 knit stitch around
Row 6: *7 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 7-10: 1 knit stitch around
Row 11: *8 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 12-16: 1 knit stitch around
Row 17: *9 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 18-22: 1 knit stitch around
Row 23: *10 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 24-28: 1 knit stitch around
Row 29: *11 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 30-34: 1 knit stitch around
Row 35: *12 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 36-40: 1 knit stitch around
Row 41: *13 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 42-46: 1 knit stitch around
Row 47: *14 knit stitch, 1 increase* Repeat around
Rows 48-55: 1 knit stitch around
Rows 56-65: Work the seed stitch

Bind off
Sew the buttons ont he back part
Make a single crochet around the opened back part, starting on the part of the buttons. Continue with chain 1, turn, single crochet to arrive at the space of the first button. Chain 10, 1 slip stitch to close the buttonhole. Continue with single crochet to the next button space, repeat the chain 10 and the slip stitch in all the button spaces to make the button holes