Beige Knit Dress and Bolero
300g of beige (# 14) Alpina Andre Classic yarn (60% acryl, 35% viscose, 5% spandex; 530m/100g);
250g of fancy beige (# 12) Visantia Kuzu yarn (70% polyester, 30% nylon; 55m/100g);
Knitting needles 2,5 and 5;
Crochet hook 2,5;
Relief pattern: due to the scheme, on which only RS rows are stated, make WS rows as sts face, yarn overs – as purls. Make 1st-12th rows, then, repeat 13th-29th rows.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls;
Garter stitch: knit sts.
Stitches control: knitting needles 2,5: 26 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Knitting needles 5: 12 sts x 16 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 113 sts with Alpina Andre Classic yarn and knitting needles 2,5. Divide the sts in the following way: 1 selvage st, sts before pattern repeat, repeat the pattern x 11 times, sts after pattern repeat. In 69 cm = 221 rows, continue work with stockinette stitch.
For raglan lines, make knit2tog with left/right decline in every 2nd row from both sides for raglan lines. In 17 cm from the beginning of raglan lines, divide your work in 2 parts. Then, finish each part separately. In 22 cm = 70 rows from raglan lines, bind off the rest sts.
Make in the same way, as back. For neck-hole, bind off the central 5 sts in 16 cm from raglan lines. For smooth rounding, decrease 2 sts in every 2nd row until there is 1 st on knitting needles.
Make side seams. For raglan lines fastening, cast on 13 sts with knitting needles 2,5. Divide the sts in the following way: 1 selvage st, 11 sts after arrow, 1 selvage st. Make selvege st of raglan line together with selvage st of fastening in the end of every RS row. Make fastening along neck-hole. Make button-loop from the right side of neck-hole fastening. Sew button.
Note: make as one-piece cloth.
Cast on 54 sts with Visantia Kuzu yarn and knitting needles 5 and continue work with garter stitch. In 29 cm = 46 rows from the beginning of work, bind off the central 18 sts. Then, finish each side separately. In 58 cm = 92 rows from the beginning of work, bind off all the sts. Make side seams 5 cm long.