Lemon-Yellow Knit Dress
550g of lemon-yellow 100% cotton (90m/50g);
Knitting needles 4,5;
Circular knitting needles 4.
Relief pattern 1: the quantity of sts is multiple 26 + 3 + 2 selvage sts. Work due to the scheme, on which only RS rows are stated. Make WS rows as sts face, make corss knit sts as cross purls, yarn overs as purls. Start with 1 selvage st, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat and 1 selvage st. Repeat 1st-20throws.
Relief pattern 2: make in the same way, as relief pattern 1, repeat 21st and 22nd rows.
Patterns order: 24 cm = 60 rows of relief pattern 1, 37,5 cm = 94 rows of relief pattern 2, 28 cm = 70 rows with relief pattern 1 = totally, 89,5 cm and 224 rows.
Marked decrease: right side = 1 selvage st, knit2tog to the left;
Left side: work due to the scheme to the last 3 sts, then, knit2tog, 1 selvage st.
Wrong-side garter stitch, circle rows: 1 circle row of purls, 1 circle row of knit sts.
Stitches control: 22 sts x 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 109 sts and make 1 WS row of knit sts. Don’t take this row into account. Continue work due to the patterns order. In 28 cm = 70 rows from the set-up row, make marked decreases for better fitting 1 x 1 st from both sides for better fitting, then, bind off 2 x 1 st in every 6th row and 11 x 1 st in every 4th row = 81 sts. In 52 cm = 130 rows from the set-up row, increase 1 x 1 st from both sides in the following way: after or before selvage st from cross thread, make 1 cross st due to the pattern. Make increases x 8 times more in every 4th row and x 5 times in every 2nd row. In 69,5 cm = 174 rows from the set-up row, there are 109 sts on the knitting needles. In 85,5 cm = 214 rows from the set-up row, bind off 1 x 5 sts from both sides for shoulder chamfer then, bind off 3 x 5 sts and 1 x 6 sts in every 2nd row. At the same time, in 87 cm = 218 rows from the set-up row, bind off the central 35 sts for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 1 x 3 sts and 1 x 2 sts in every 2nd row. In 89,5 cm = 224 rows from the set-up row, bind off the rest 6 sts of each shoulder.
Make in the same way, as back, but for deeper neck-hole, bind off the central 11 cm in 71 cm = 178 rows, after that, bind off 1 x 3 sts, 1 x 2 sts, 4 x 1 st in every 2nd row and 8 x 1 st in every 4th row.
Make shoulder seams. For placket, cast on 122 sts along neck-hole with circular knitting needles and make 3 circle rows of WS garter stitch. After that, bind off all sts as knit sts. Make side seams.