Friday, May 4, 2018

Granny Square Outfit

I am on a bit of a granny square kick lately.  Here is another granny square pattern for Barbie that includes a dress, hat and purse.


MATERIALS

Size 6 (1.8  mm) Steel hook
3 large snaps
Two 1" metal rings
Size 10 thread in white
Size 10 thread in pink

GAUGE

Granny Square = 3/4" x 3/4"


DIRECTIONS

GRANNY SQUARE = Make 13 squares for dress, 3 squares for purse, and 7 squares (through round 1 only) for hat

Round 1: With pink, ch 3 in magic circle (counts as first dc), 2 dc, ch 2, (3 dc, ch 2) 3 times, join to 3rd ch of beg ch 3. (12 dc, 8 ch)

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first ch 2 sp (this is the ch 2 space slightly BEHIND the joining st), *sc in next 3 dc, (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in next ch 2 space, repeat from * 2 times, sc in next 3 dc, (2 sc, ch 2) in beg ch 2 sp, join to first sc. Fasten off. (7 sc on each side, 2 ch in each corner)

DRESS

Notes: Ch 3 counts as first dc throughout pattern.

Beg crossed dc = sl st in first st, sl st in next st, ch 3, crossing over ch 3 just made, dc in first sl st

Crossed dc = sk st, dc in next st, crossing over dc just made, dc in skipped st

Starting at waist, sew 5 squares together to form a long strip. Join pink with sl st in first st of one long edge, sc 7 across each square, 3 sc in corner ch 2 space, sc 7 across first short edge, 3 sc in corner ch 2 space, sc 7 across each square along second long edge, 3 sc in corner ch 2 space, sc 7 across second short edge, 3 sc in corner ch 2 space, join to beg sc.  Fasten off.

Skirt:

Row 1: With strip RS facing, join white with sl st in first st of one long edge, ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, (sc in next st, 2 sc in next) across, sk last st, turn.  (54 sts)

Row 2-3: Beg crossed dc over first 2 sts, crossed dc across, turn. (54 crossed dc's)

Rounds 4-15: Beg crossed dc over first 2 sts, crossed dc across, join to beg dc.  DO NOT TURN. (54 crossed dc's)

Round 16: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join to beg sc. Fasten off. (54 sc)

Round 17: Join pink with sl st in any st, ch 1, sc in same st, ch 2, (sc, ch 2) in each st around, join to beg sc. Fasten off.

Bodice: 

Row 1: With RS and back of dress facing you, join white with sl st in first st of remaining long edge of granny square strip, ch 1, sc in same st, (sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) across to last 3 sts, sc in last 3 sts, turn. (48 sc)

Rows 2-4: Beg crossed dc over first 2 sts, crossed dc across, turn.  (48 crossed dc)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off. (48 sc)

Join 8 granny squares together to form a long strip. Join pink with sl st in first st of one long edge, sc 7 across each square, 3 sc in corner ch 2 space, sc 7 across first short edge, 3 sc in corner ch 2 space, sc 7 across each square along second long edge, 3 sc in corner ch 2 space, sc 7 across second short edge, 3 sc in corner ch 2 space, join to beg sc.  Fasten off.

There should be 48 sts along bodice and 58 sts along granny square strip to stitch together. Holding granny square strip and bodice right sides together, join as follows: Starting from right side of dress (as if it were on doll), with white, sl st first 10 sts of granny square strip and bodice together, sl st in next 5 sts of bodice only and skip next 10 sts of strip (first armhole), sl st next 18 sts of bodice and strip together, sl st in next 5 sts of bodice only and skip next 10 sts of strip (second armhole),  sl st rem 10 sts of bodice and strip tog, Fasten off.

Finishing:

Sew 3 snaps evenly spaced down back opening of dress.

HAT

Sew 7 granny squares (through round 1 only) to form circle.

Brim: Join pink with sl st in the first st of any square, ch 1, 6 sc evenly across each square, join to beg sc. Fasten off. (42 sc)

Round 1: Join pink with sl st in the first st of any square on opposite side of brim, ch 1, 6 sc evenly across each square, join to beg sc. (42 sc)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, (sc in next 4 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around, join to beg sc. (35 sts)

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, (sc in next 3 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around, join to beg sc. (28 sts)

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, (sc in next 2 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around, join to beg sc. (21 sts)

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc next 2 sts, tog, (sc in next stitch, sc next 2 sts tog) around, join to beg sc. (14 sts)

Round 6: Ch 1, sc first 2 sts tog, (sc next 2 sts together) around, join to beg sc. (7 sc)

Round 7: Ch 1, sc in first st, (sc next 2 sts together) around, join to beg sc. (4 sc).  Fasten off leaving long thread.  Using long thread, weave through 4 stitches of last round and pull tight to close opening.

PURSE

Fold remaining 3 granny squares into triangle shapes and sew seams together (indicated by black arrows). Place 1" ring inside as indicated by blue circle and sc to purse, working around ring (as indicated by red arrows). Repeat on other side for remaining 1" ring.



4 comments:

Melody LaRoche said...

I'm loving all of your new posts. Thank you for sharing these beautiful patterns <3

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