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Summer Girl - DK

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Summer Girl - DK
Summer Girl - DK
Summer Girl - DK
Summer Girl - DK
Summer Girl - DK
Summer Girl - DK

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stockinette stitch
  • Seed stitch
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Long Tail Cast On
  • Provisional Cast On
  • Cast Off
  • Basic Sewing Skills
  • Kitchener stitch
  • I-cord
  • Braid
  • Twisted Cord

Pattern Description:

The pattern is available as part of the *Summer Girl Collection* ebook including 3 dresses and 2 headbands. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/summer-girl-collection/patterns

http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/knitting/clothing/summer-girl-set-ebook/61328

Summer Girl DK is a spaghetti strap sundress or summery top made with a DK cotton (or merino) yarn, a perfect choice for any summer days.

The top section is meant to be fitted enough so not to be revealing while running, playing, jumping or dancing, while the skirt has lots of positive ease to be comfortable and airy at the same time. The dress is finished with a hem or a ruffle.

The dress features interesting detail, a braid or twisted cord around the neckline and at the hem.

Pattern includes:

-photo tutorial on how to make and attach braid/twisted cord
-underarm instructions are written with reinforced corners and without jogs at the beginning of the round
-suggestions for 3 lengths: tunic, mini-dress, dress
-hem or 2 different ruffle options

Yardage (dress / tunic):
Note: you will need an additional 30-80 yds (not included in total yardage listed below) in a contrasting color if braid/twisted cord will be added to the dress/tunic.

3-6m: 280 / 350 yds
12-18m: 330 / 390 yds
24m-2T: 350 / 500 yds
3-4T: 380 / 600 yds
5-6: 470 / 650 yds
7-8: 520 / 750 yds
9-10: 600 / 950 yds
11-12: 720 / 1100 yds
13-14: 880 / 1250 yds

Gauge:

22 sts and 29 rows 4" in stockinette st on bigger needles (blocked)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3-6m: 16-17" / 41-43.5 cm
  • 12-18m: 18-19" / 46-48.5 cm
  • 24m-2T: 20-21" / 51-53.5 cm
  • 3-4T: 22-23" / 56-58.5 cm
  • 5-6: 24-25" / 61-63.5 cm
  • 7-8: 26-27" / 66-68.5 cm
  • 9-10: 27-28" / 68.5-71 cm
  • 11-12: 29-30" / 74-76.5 cm
  • 13-14: 30-31.5" / 76.5-80 cm

Materials:

  • US #2 (2.75 mm) DPNs and flat or circular needles (16" or 24")
  • US #4 (3.5 mm) 16" and/or 24" circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge
  • Note: If you are using a 100% merino yarn, one size bigger needles may be required.

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch markers
  • darning needle
  • sewing needle, thread
  • pins for braids (optional)
  • 3 removable stitch markers
  • crochet hook size E (3.5mm) for provisional CO (optional for i-cords)
  • scrap yarn, or spare needle


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I am a wife as well as a stay at home mom to two precious girls, who are the inspiration behind my creations.

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