Blue Festive Dress for Girl
230g of dark-blue yarn (50% wool, 50% acryl; 400m/100g);
Knitting needles 2,5;
1.5 m long lace.
Size: 2 years.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls;
Pattern 1: due to the scheme 1;
Pattern 2: due to the scheme 2. Only RS rows are stated on the scheme, make WS rows as sts face.
Garter stitch: knit.
Stitches control: 25 sts x 36 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 143 sts + 2 selvage sts and make 6 rows of stockinette stitch. Then, make relief row for fold: 1 selvage st, * yarn over, kni2tog*; repeat from * to *, 1 selvage st. Make all purls in the next WS row. Then, make 6 rows of stockinette stitch and continue work with pattern 1. At 32,5 cm height, decrease the sts in the following way: 1 selvage st, * knit2tog*; repeat from * to *, 1 knit st, 1 selvage st = 74 sts. Then, make 4 rows of stockinette stitch. Then, make relief row in the same way, as it was done previously and make 4 rows of stockinette stitch. Then, work with pattern 2. At 39,5 cm height from the lower edge, bind off 1 x 4 sts, 1 x 3 sts and 1 x 1 st from both sides for arm-holes = 58 sts. Then, knit straight. At 46,5 cm height, bind off the central 16 sts for neck-hole and make each side separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 1 x 2 sts and 3 x 1 st in every 2nd row from inwards. At 52,5 cm height, bind off the rest 16 sts of shoulder. Make another side of neck-hole in symmetry.
Make in the same way, as front to 45,5 cm height. Then, divide your work into 2 parts: 33 sts (25 sts of pattern 2. Then, make each side separately. At 52,5 cm height, bind off the sts.
It consists of 2 parts. Cast on 50 sts and make 6 rows of stockinette stitch. Then, make relief row in the same way, as for bottom of dress. Then, decrease 5 x 1 st in every 4th row from both sides. At first, make 4 rows of stockinette stitch, then, work with garter stitch for 4,5 cm. Make the second half of collar in the same way.
Make shoulder and side seams. Make placket for back cut: cast on 34 sts and make 2,5 cm of 1 x 1 rib, making 2 button-loops in the center (knit2tog, yarn over). For arm-holes plackets, cast on 70 sts and make 6 rows of stockinette stitch, then, make relief row and make 6 rows of stockinette stitch. Make 2 such plackets. Sew placket, then, sew the details of collar. Sew arm-hole plackets and fold them inwards. Insert lace. Sew buttons.