Monday, June 7

baby saskia

baby saskia dress

I have been loving all the crochet baby dresses that Alicia Paulson has been making up. Actually, all the dresses, she has been sewing up too. So when she put up a call to have some pattern testers, I signed up for any dress, any size, please count me in! I ended up with her Saskia dress in a 6 month size! Yahoo! a hippy dress for Janey!

It was such a nice break from knitting Jane's blanket, which has been a pretty long process but I just started on the 6th (out of 6) skein last night! So I hoping by the end of the week that project will be done, because several little things are waiting patiently. Working on this dress though, I did forget how quick crochet is compared to knitting, plus wee sized baby things = fast fast fast!

Pattern: Saskia dress; coming soon from Alicia Paulson

Yarn: Summer Linen DK in five colors: natural, taupe, kiwi, sky blue, steel blue
baby saskia dress

I tried the dress on a 9 month old neighbor. It was a bit long on her so I folded up the bottom and created a little hem with some slip stitches, a nice little border of color.

baby saskia dress

I really like this dress but I am wondering how the sleeves will work on Jane. They are super cute and wide just not sure how little Jane's arms will fair in there. I am guessing Jane will wear this in winter with a long sleeve onesie and tights! I can't wait! I wonder which sweater she will choose to wear with it??


Dani said...


I can't wait to give one of these a whirl!

Stephanie said...

soooooooooo cute!
i would like on in my size!!!

UK lass in US said...

Jane is one lucky little girl. It looks like it will look really sweet with long sleeves underneath.

Anonymous said...

So cute!

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