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FO: Baby Dress

An ex-colleague of mine had a gorgeous baby girl last year, joining two handsome brothers. I had knitted something for her second boy, so when I knew she was having a baby girl and checked through my Raverly queue and found this gorgeous pattern that I knit up for her.

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I was able to use some of my DROPS Safran that I had in my stash. A couple of years ago I messed up an order and have mountains of pink shades to use up.

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I found the pattern on Pinterest originally, but have since looked at all the patterns that OGE Knitwear Designs has published on Ravelry, and there’s a great selection on there.

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Even though its a sport weight, 5 ply yarn it actually knit up really quickly. Although having a 5-months old baby myself at the time, it took me longer than it normally would.

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I just love the leaf pattern, it looks so pretty on the front and back. I’ve wondered since making this if I could use it all over a jumper or a little dress, what do you think?

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Also, I love the way the decreases on the side of the dress work out, they frame the dress beautifully.

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And the little sleeves are so sweet, although with my choice of cotton yarn I thought they might be too small and tight, but I think they worked out fine.

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And I had sweet pinkish buttons in my stash that I was able to use.

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The dress was well received, of course, which makes me happy!

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STATS
Pattern:
 Baby A-Line Dress by OGE Knitwear Designs.
Yarn: DROPS Safran in light pink.
Needle size: 3mm
Knitting time: 12th-20th August 2015.

3 thoughts on “FO: Baby Dress

  1. I love it. I am using that same lace motif in a scarf pattern right now.

  2. Love this! Such a pretty pattern and colour!?Ros x

  3. It’s adorable! Love those leaves

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