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BAPTISMAL GOWN AND BONNET

Yo = yarn over
Sl1 = slip one stitch over to other needle
Psso = pass slip stitch over to other needle
Using sport or worsted yarn.
Size 6 circular knitting needles

GOWN
Cast on 118 st. Knit 5 rows
Next work 6 rows in stockinette stitch (st st - knit 1 row purl 1 row)
Continue in Pattern:
R1: K3, *yo, sl, k1, psso, k6; repeat from * to last 3 st; k3
R2 and all even rows: purl
R3: k1, *K2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k3. Repeat from * to last 6 st; k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k2.
R5: Repeat Row 1
Row 7: knit
Row 9: k7, *yo, sl1, k1, psso, k6, repeat from * to end.
Row 11: K5, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k3, repeat * to last 5 st, k5
Row 13: Repeat Row 9
Row 15: Knit
Row 16: Purl *** Repeat pattern until 11 " or desired length, ending with Row 15
***The last Purl row, decrease stitches so that there are 60 remaining stitches.

BODICE (wrong side)

Row 1 and all odd rows: Purl
Row 2: k1, *yo, k2tog to last st, yo, k1. (Eyelet Row)
Row 4: k15, place marker, cast on 15 st (sleeve), place marker, k30 (front) place marker, cast on 15 st (sleeve), place marker, k15.
Row 6: k13, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass marker, sl, k1, psso, k26, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass marker
Sl1, k1, psso, k13.
Row 8: k2, yo, k2to, k9, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass marker, sl1, k1, psso, k24, k2tog, pass marker,
K15, pass marker, sl1 k1, psso, k12.
Row 10: K10, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass marker, sl1, k1, psso, k22, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass
Marker, sl1, k1, psso, k11.
Row 12: K10, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass marker, sl1, k1, psso, k20, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass
Marker, sl1, k1, psso, k10
Row 14: K9, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass marker, sl1, k1, psso, k18, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass
Marker, sl1, k1, psso, k9
Row 16: K8, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass marker, sl1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, pass marker, k15, pass
Marker, sl1, k1, psso, k8.
Row 17: Purl (and may remove markers)
Row 18: K3, k2tog, repeat K3, K2tog, across,
Row 19: Purl
Row 20: K2, yo, k2tog (buttonhole) knit across
Rows 21-24: Knit
Bind off loosely.

SLEEVE (Make 2)

Cast on 28 st.
Row 1 - 5: Knit
Knit stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row) for desired length. (3 -4" may be fine)
Bind off.
Stitch sleeves into gown. Sew back seam to eyelet row. Crochet chain about 30" in a different color yarn and weave thru eyelet row. You may also use ribbon.

BONNET

Cast on 14 st.
Row 1: knit
Row 2 and each even row: purl
Row 3: K6, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k6
Row 5: k4, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k5
Row 7: Repeat Row 3
Row 9: knit
Row 11: K2, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k6, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k2
Row 13: k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k1
Row 15: Repeat Row 11
Row 17: Knit
Row 19: Repeat Row 3
Row 21: Repeat Row 5
Row 23: Repeat Row 3 and cast on 12 sts
Row 24: Purl and cast on 12 sts
Row 25: Knit
Row 27: K6, *yo, sl1, k1, psso, k6 * repeat
Row 29: K4, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k3, *repeat knit last 5 stitches
Row 31: Repeat Fow 27
Row 33: Knit
Row 35: K2 *yo, sl1, k1, psso, k6, *repeat, knit last 2 stitches
Row 37: *K2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1, k1, psso, k3, *repeat knit last stitch
Row 39: Repeat Row 35
Row 41: knit
Row 43: Repeat Row 27
Row 45: Repeat Row 29
Row 47: Repeat Row 27
Row 49: knit
Rows 50-54: knit
Bind off loosely.
Bottom neckedge, pick up 40 stitches and knit 2 rows. Next row (eyelet row) K1 *yo, k2tog to end, K1
Next 2 rows, knit. Bind off loosely.
Crochet chain about 30" long of different color and weave thru eyelet row. You may also use ribbon.

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