Needlework Bureau

Baby Crochet Dress Pattern Mail Order Design 846


Baby Dress : This pattern contains directions for crocheting the dress shown. The design is sized for baby 6, 12 and 18 months of age. The cute dress, worked in shell stitch has a yoked neckline, ruffled pull sleeves, and of course, the scalloped hemline.

This is a Mail Order Pattern, purchased through newspapers and catalogs.  The pattern was marketed under No 846 by Needlework Bureau and Martha Madison.  . "Small girls like festive dresses.  This one requires little to make and is crocheted in a lacy shell stitch, with yoke done in double crochet".  


  • Use knitting and crochet cotton or Shetland wool. For all sizes add to the following 1 ball contrasting for trimming. 06 months- six 1 oz balls 12 months – seven 1 oz balls 18 months – nine 1 oz balls
  • Steel crochet hook No. 5 (Canadian) or No. 9 (American) gauge.
  • 3 yds. narrow baby ribbon.

SIZES: Instructions are written for size 6 months. Sizes 12 and 18 months written in brackets.

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