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Boy's Burial Gown
Copyright Janet Wolfe 2006, All Rights Reserved
This gown has a small opening at the front of the neck, that closes with a tie at the neckline. It can certainly be a girl's gown also, but I was thinking of a baby boy when I designed it.

Materials:
F Hook
Fingering Yarn
If you wish to make it larger use Sport Yarn

Row 1: Ch 17, DC in 3rd ch from hook and in next two chains, in next chain work 2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC, then 5 DC's, 2 DC, ch 2, 2 DC, 5 DC's to end. Chain 3 and turn.

Row 2: DC across to ch 2 sp, work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, in space, dc across to next ch2  sp and work shell in space, dc to end. chain 3 and turn.

Rows 3 and 4: Repeat Row 2.

Row 5: DC in base of ch 3, work 2 dc, then 2 dc in next stitch, cont. until ch 2 space, work 1 dc in space, then skip to the next ch 2 space, work 1 dc, in space, 2 dc in next space, and cont. to increase until the end. chain 3 turn.

Row 6: DC across and end, leaving a long length to weave in.

REPEAT FOR SECOND HALF

SLEEVES: Attach yarn at bottom left of sleeve opening and dc around to opposite side,dc for four rows, end off.

Skirt:

Find the end with the first three dc, that is the back
edge, attached yarn there and dc around, attaching the center fronts together, dc around to other back edge, and chain 3 and turn.
Continue dc each row for desired length.

TRIM:
sleeves: ch 25 and sc around sleeve edge to other end, ch 25 and end off.

Repeat for other sleeve.

Front opening: chain 30 andsc around opening, chain 30 and end off.

Neck: chain 30 and sc across to front opening, end off leaving long length for hiding end.

Repeat for other side of neck.

Bottom: chain 30 and sc around,chain 30 end off.

Chain 30 and attach to center of back, and on the opposite back edge.

Make a small pair of matching booties to complete the set.




 


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