Knit Black Dress
500g of mélange yarn (70% mohair, 30% acryl; 190m/100g);
150g of black yarn (28% metallic, 72% polyester; 250m/100g);
Straight and circular knitting needles 5.
Cast on 78 sts with black yarn and make 10 cm of garter stitch. After that, work with mélange yarn with stockinette stitch. At 83 cm height from the beginning of work, bind off 1 x 4 sts, 1 x 2 sts and 1 x 1 st from both sides for arm-holes. At 22 cm height of arm-hole, bind off all the sts.
Make in the same way, as back, but with V-shape neck-hole. For this, divide sts in half at the same time with the beginning of arm-holes and finish each side separately. For neck-hole chamfer, decrease 19 x 1 st in every 2nd row from inwards. Bind off the rest sts of shoulder at the height of back. Finish another side of neck-hole in symmetry.
Cast on 38 sts with black yarn and make 10 cm of garter stitch. After that, work with mélange yarn and stockinette stitch, increase 1 st in every 6th row from both sides for sleeves chamfers. In 30 rows from the beginning of stockinette stitch, bind off 1 x 3 sts, 1 x 2 sts, 11 x 1 st, 1 x 2 sts, 1 x 3 sts from both sides for sleeve caps. Bind off the rest 6 sts of sleeves.
Make shoulder seams. Cast on sts along neck-hole with circular knitting needles and black yarn and work around with garter stitch. Make knit3tog in every 2nd row in the center of neck-hole. At 3 cm height of placket, bind off the sts of back, make the rest sts with straight and reversed rows for 3 cm. Bind off sts. Fold placket inwards, sew. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams.