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Itty Bitty Bunting

bunting

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All patterns are made with baby yarn and a "00" hook.

Back-starting at the top

Ch 52
Rw 1: dc in 3rd ch from hook and across, ch 3, turn.
Rw 2: dc in each dc across, ch 3, turn
Rw 3-5: repeat row 2, don't ch 3 and end of row 5, turn
Rw 6: slip stitch next 15 stitches, ch 3, dc in next 20 dc, ch 3 turn
Rw 7 & 8: dc in each dc across, ch 3, turn.
Rw 9: 2 dc in ch 3 space, *sk 1 dc, 3 dc in next stitch, sk 1 dc*, repeat * to * across, ch 3 turn
Rw 10-22: repeat row 8, ch 3 turn
Rw 23: dc in each dc across, Fasten off.

Front right top

Ch 27
Rw 1: dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each stitch across. ch 3 turn
Rw 2: dc across
Rw 3-5: repeat row 2, ch 3 turn
Rw 6: dc in next 10 dc, ch 3, turn
Rw 7&8: dc in each dc across, fasten off.

Front left top

Make same as front right top but don't fasten off, ch 3 turn.
Make shells same as back, when you get to the end of "front left top" slip stitch "front right top" to connect both pieces, ch 3, 2 dc in ch 3 space, continue shells across to end, ch 3 turn.
Continue making shells for 13 more rows. Ch 3 turn, make a row of dc across and fasten off.

Sew both front and back together. Leave an opening at top for head, about 20 dc from end of sleeve to center on both sides, or what ever you desire.

Bonnet hood

make bonnet hood by instructions below and then sew on to bunting top.
Ch 4, join. Ch 3, dc 11 times in circle created. Join.
Row 1: ch 3, dc in ch 3 space, 2 dc in each stitch around, join.
Row 2: ch 3 dc in ch 3 space, *1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next dc*, repeat * to * around. Join.
Row 3: ch 3, dc in next 30 dc. Ch 3 and turn.
Row 4: dc in each dc, ch 3 turn
Row 5: 2 dc in ch 3 space, *sk next stitch, 5 dc in next stitch, sk st, 5 dc in next stitch*, repeat to last stitch, 3 dc in last stitch. Fasten off.

Finishing

After sewing all pieces together weave ribbon in bottom of bunting and through hood. If you want you can also weave some in the sleeve ends and add a button to the opening in the front. Details are up to you
. Pattern created by Kelly Carpo (sept. 12th, 2002)