Bev's Country Cottage.com

Afghans / Armed forces / Babies / Preemies / ♥ Bev's SHOP  / Doll clothes / Children / Christmas / Cross StitchHospital / Household / Humanitarian Aid / Recipes / Seniors / Size Charts / Winter / What's New / Bev's BLOG /


Search Bev's Country Cottage
PREEMIE BABY BURIAL GOWN (Crochet)
Copyright 2000 by Melinda Gorley - used at Bevs Country Cottage with permission

Size F hook
Baby or sport weight yarn
Use "baby" colors, (pastels, pinks, blues, peach, white)

This gown skirt will need to be lined with satan etc.

ALL WORK DONE IN BACK LOOPS TO ROW 9

ROW 1: Starting at neckline, ch 31. Dc in 2nd ch from hook. Dc in next 3 dc. (Dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch. *Dc in next 6 ch. (Dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch.* Repeat from * 2 more times. Dc in last 4 ch. Ch 3. Turn.

ROWS 2-3: *Dc in each st to ch 2 sp. (Dc ch 2, dc) in ch 2 sp.* Repeat from * 3 more times. Dc in each remaining st. Ch 3. Turn.

ROW 4: *Dc in each st to ch 2 sp. (Dc, ch 2, dc) in ch 2 sp.* Repeat from * 3 more times. Dc in each remaining st. Ch 2. Turn.

ROW 5: *Hdc in each st to ch 2 sp. (Hdc, ch 2, hdc) in ch 2 sp.* Repeat from * 3 more times. Hdc in remaining st. Ch 2. Turn.

ROW 6: (Forming the sleeves) Hdc in each st to ch 2 sp. Hdc in ch 2 sp. Sk all sts to next ch 2 sp. Hdc in ch 2 sp. Hdc in each st to next ch 2 sp. Hdc in ch 2 sp. Sk all sts to next ch 2
sp. Hdc in ch 2 sp. Hdc in remaining sts to end. Join with sl st. Ch 3. Turn.

ROW 7: Dc in same st as ch 3. *Dc in next 3 sts. 2 dc in next st.* Repeat from * to last 4 st. Dc in remaining sts. Join with sl st. Ch 3. Turn.

ROW 8: Dc in same st as ch 3. *Dc in next 5 st. 2 dc in next st.* Repeat from * around. Join with sl st. Ch 3. DO NOT TURN.

ROW 9: 2 dc in same st as ch 3. Ch 1. *Sk 2 st. (Work through both loops now.) 3 dc in next st. Ch 1.* Repeat from * around. Join with sl st.

ROW 10: Sl st in each stitch over to ch 2 sp. Sl st in ch 2 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as ch 3. Ch 1. *3 dc in next ch 2 sp. Ch 1.* Repeat from * around.

ROWS 11-30: Repeat Row 10 for approximately 12" to 15" from center of neckline to bottom of gown (for desired length of gown). Finish off.

Add sleeves if desired. For the open back, use ribbon or crocheted chain ties to cross side to side through the back. This is so the back can be tied together if so desired.

Feel free to embellish the front of the gown with ribbons, bows, tiny flowers, etc.
 

BACK To PREEMIE PAGE at Bev's Country Cottage
Thank you for helping to keep Bev's Country Cottage online:


* COPYRIGHT: All content is copyrighted to original creators. You may direct LINK to pages, but you may not post patterns anywhere in any media form. Any items made from patterns to Beverly Qualheim may be sold, but please make one for charity too.