June 11, 2014

Dress-Me Doll's Nightgown

     Every doll needs a pretty nightgown to sleep in. This one is just perfect for the Dress-Me Doll I made last year to wear at bedtime.

     5.50 mm crochet hook
     Perfect Pink Red Heart Super Saver Yarn

Abbreviations Used:
     ch(s) --- chain(s)
     sc --- single-crochet
     st/sts --- stitch/stitches
     sc2tog --- single-crochet 2 stitches together
     sk --- skip
     slp st(s) --- slip stitch(es)

     --- I used a pink to make my Nightgown; but you can use any color you want.
     --- For a complete gift set, you can make this Nightgown along with the Doll Pillow & Blanket and the Teeny Tiny Teddy for you Dress-Me Doll.


     With the Perfect Pink yarn, ch 30; ch 1, turn.
     Row 1: 1sc in each ch across - 30sts
     Rows 2-13: ch 1, turn; 1sc in each st across - 30sts
     Row 14: ch 1, turn; sc2tog, 1sc in next 26sts, sc2tog - 28sts
     Row 15: ch 1, turn; sc2tog, 1sc in next 24sts, sc2tog - 26sts
     Row 16: ch 1, turn; 1sc in first 3sts; ch 10, sk next 5sts; 1sc in next 10sts; ch 10, sk next 5sts; 1sc in last 3sts
     The straps and armholes of the nightgown have been created.
     Row 17: ch 1, turn; slp st in first 3sts, 1sc in next 10 chs, 1sc in next 10sts, 1sc in next 10chs, 1sc in last 3sts - 30sts, 6slp sts

     Holding the the two sides of the Nightgown together, sew from the bottom up to Row 10 to affix them together.
     Cut two lengths of yarn; attach one piece to each top side of the Nightgown to create a closure.
     Tie off and trim all loose threads.

     This pattern is my own creation, so please do not sell, distribute, post on any other websites or claim it as your own. If you wish to share my design with others, post a link to my page.
      I do not care if you sell the finished item you make at a craft fair, fundraiser, or just give it away as a gift; but please do give me credit for the pattern.