Babys Christening Set: Gown, Bonnet, and Stockings

Eileen Lee

From Knitting Traditions Fall 2014

Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima Fine, 100% cotton yarn, sport weight, 136½ yards (124.8 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) skein, 5 skeins of #3718 Natural (3 for gown, 1 each for bonnet and stockings); www.cascadeyarns.com

Needles, circular, 24 inches (60 cm) and double pointed, sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 1 (2.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, for gown; sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 1 (2.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, for bonnet; circular, 40 inches (100 cm), sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 1 (2.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, for stockings

Stitch markers

Tapestry needle

Buttons, 3 small, for gown

Crochet hook, size E/4 (3.5 mm), for bonnet

Finished sizes: Gown, 17 inches (43.2 cm) chest circumference, 12 inches (30.5 cm) length; bonnet, about 5½ inches (14 cm) wide and 6 inches (15 cm) tall; stockings, 4 inches (10.2 cm) in circumference, 3 inches (7.6 cm) foot length, 2½ inches (6.3 cm) leg length

Gauge: Gown, 7 sts and 9 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cm) in St st on larger needle; bonnet, 7 sts and 10 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cm) in St st on larger needle; stockings, 7 sts and 10 rnds = 1 inch (2.5 cm) in St st on larger needle

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