Please Note: As of January 1, 2015 this pattern will no longer be available on Craftsy due to the new European Union taxation rules that are coming into effect regulating digital sales. Patterns will still be available through Ravelry.com (via LoveKnitting.com for EU customers). We sincerely apologize and regret that we will no longer be able to sell through this wonderful community.
Emlyn: A Top-down Raglan Dress
The perfect addition to a little girl's wardrobe ~ dainty cable and lace inserts in the skirt front and back create a generous A-line silhouette; adding rope-cable details at the shoulder line, eyelet borders at bodice and hems and raglan-line ribbon lacing (or optional button closure) makes this a dress special enough for any occasion. For that final touch, lace ribbon ties through the eyelet border at the bodice.
Garment designed with 2 - 3" / 5 - 7.5cm of ease.
This top-down raglan is knit back and forth on a circular needle down to the bodice; the bodice band and skirt are then worked in the round. Sleeves are worked in the round on double-pointed needles. No seam sewing required.
After the completion of a Garter stitch neck edging, cables are added into the sleeves. The left front raglan seam line has options for either a laced or buttoned closure. The skirt front and back incorporate wedge-shaped lace-cable panel inserts which provide a slight flare to the skirt. An eyelet and Garter border is worked at the high waist (to accommodate a ribbon), as a sleeve edging and at the hem for a beautiful yet easy finish.
The side raglan opening may be closed with either ribbon lacing or buttons.
Skirt cable panels are both charted and written out.
See full yardage information in the Materials section.
25 sts and 33 rows over 4" / 10cm in Stockinette stitch, blocked
624 yards of Sport weight
NOTICE: With the impending change to the European Union (EU) VAT (value added tax) rules coming into effect on January 1, 2015, that require taxes to be collected according to the Buyer's location, I ...
NOTICE: With the impending change to the European Union (EU) VAT (value added tax) rules coming into effect on January 1, 2015, that require taxes to be collected according to the Buyer's location, I have no option but to close my Craftsy store. The burden of registering, collecting and tracking tax rates and buyer locations for 28 different EU countries is just not feasible. I sincerely apologize to my loyal Craftsy followers - I really am sorry that I have no other choice. My patterns will remain available on Ravelry.com which has arranged to re-route EU sales to the nice folks at LoveKnitting.com which is VAT registered. Thank you everyone for your wonderful support! I will miss you. ~ Luise
An adult educator by training, technical author and lifelong knitter, crocheter and seamstress, I have had the good fortune to be able to indulge my love of all things fibre by being a full-time knitwear designer since 2008 - such a joy!
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