Sunday, 14 February 2016

Sweet Angel Gown



                                             Ruffled Sweet Angel Gown                Simple Sleeveless Sweet Angel Gown


                           Simple Sleeveless Sweet Angel Gown                      Ruffled Sweet Angel Gown 


These little gowns should be knitted in white -
and please check their suitability with the charity groups you support.
 
I just hope that they will bring comfort to the families of tiny angels born too soon
 



Sweet Angel Gown                            ~   simple sleeveless version

Size ~
Width  11",   Length  8½" 

 
Requires ~

20g – 22g 4ply yarn,   3.25mm needles

 

This sweet little Angel Gown can be fastened with either 3 tiny buttons ~ or a length of ribbon.       

If you are using the ribbon closers – omit the buttonholes from rows 3, 19 and 35  

 
Cast on 37sts

Rows 1 & 2       Knit
Row 3               K2, yrn, k2tog (this makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Rows 4 - 6        Knit                 
Row 7               K5, *(kfb, kfb, k1) rep from * to last 5sts, k5                                     55sts    
Row 8 - 10       Knit
Row 11             K6, *(kfb, kfb, k3) rep from * to last 4sts, k4                                     73sts
Row 12 - 14     Knit
Row 15             K7, *(kfb, kfb, k5) rep from * to last 3st, k3                                       91sts
Row 16 - 18     Knit
Row 19             K2, yrn, k2tog (this makes a buttonhole), k4, *(kfb, kfb, k7) rep from * to last 2sts, k2                                109sts
Row 20 - 23     Knit

Row 24             K18, cast off 21sts knitwise, k30, cast off 21sts knitwise, k17                67sts
Row 25             K2, *(k7, m1) to last 9sts, k9   OR you can do it this way ~


K2, *(k6, kfb) to last 9sts, k9

Row 26             Knit                                                                                                     75sts
Row 27             K2, *(k7, m1) to last 10sts, k10   OR you can do it this way ~


K2, *(k6, kfb) to last 10sts, k10

Row 28             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4                                                                         84sts
Row 29             Knit
Row 30             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Repeat last 2 rows twice more
Row 35             K2, yrn, k2tog (this makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Row 36             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4           
Row 37             Knit                                                     
Row 38             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4           
Repeat last 2 rows 18 times more


 
(Work should now measure around 8“ from the cast on edge – it is easy to adjust the length here)
Knit 7 rows
Cast off loosely (if you find this difficult – use a larger size needle)

Darn away ends
Add 3 tiny buttons ~ or ~ cut a length of ribbon into 4 pieces and sew 2 pieces on either side of back edges at the neck and bottom of the yoke. 

 
 

Sweet Angel Gown                            ~   ruffled edge version
 
 
Size ~
Width  11",   Length  8½" 

 

Requires ~

22g – 25g 4ply yarn,   3.25mm needles

 
 
This sweet little Angel Gown can be fastened with either 3 tiny buttons ~ or a length of ribbon.       

If you are using the ribbon closers – omit the buttonholes from rows 3, 19 and 35  

 

Cast on 37sts

Rows 1 & 2       Knit
Row 3               K2, yrn, k2tog (this makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Rows 4 - 6        Knit                 
Row 7               K5, *(kfb, kfb, k1) rep from * to last 5sts, k5                                     55sts    
Row 8 - 10       Knit
Row 11             K6, *(kfb, kfb, k3) rep from * to last 4sts, k4                                     73sts
Row 12 - 14     Knit
Row 15             K7, *(kfb, kfb, k5) rep from * to last 3st, k3                                       91sts
Row 16 - 18     Knit
Row 19             K2, yrn, k2tog (this makes a buttonhole), k4, *(kfb, kfb, k7) rep from * to last 2sts, k2                                109sts
Row 20 - 23     Knit
Row 24             K18, slip next 21sts onto a stitch holder, k31, slip next 21sts onto a stitch holder, k18                     67sts
Row 25             K2, *(k7, m1) to last 9sts, k9   OR you can do it this way ~

K2, *(k6, kfb) to last 9sts, k9

Row 26             Knit                                                                                                      75sts
Row 27             K2, *(k7, m1) to last 10sts, k10   OR you can do it this way ~

K2, *(k6, kfb) to last 10sts, k10

Row 28             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4                                                                                    84sts
Row 29             Knit
Row 30             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4
Repeat last 2 rows twice more
Row 35             K2, yrn, k2tog (this makes a buttonhole), knit to end
Row 36             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4           
Row 37             Knit                                                     
Row 38             K4, purl to last 4sts, k4           
Repeat last 2 rows 18 times more

(Work should now measure around 8“ from the cast on edge – it is easy to adjust the length here)

To knit the ruffled hem ~

Rows 1 & 2       Knit
Row 3               K4, * (kfb, k1) repeat from * to last 4sts, k4  
Row 4               Knit     
Row 5               K4, * (kfb, k1) repeat from * to last 4sts, k4  
Rows 6 - 9        Knit
Cast off knitwise

 
To knit the ruffled sleeves ~   make each alike ~

Put the 21sts left on a stitch holder back on to your needles

Row 1   (wrong side)    Knit
Row 2               K2, * (kfb, k1) repeat from * to last st, k1      
Row 3               Knit     
Row 4               K4, * (kfb, k1) repeat from * to last 4sts, k4  
Row 5 - 7         Knit
Cast off knitwise

Darn away ends
Add 3 tiny buttons ~ or ~ cut a length of ribbon into 4 pieces and sew 2 pieces on either side of back edges at the neck and bottom of the yoke. 




                       
 

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