Knit Purple Dress
300g of berry color Crossbrade Brazilia yarn (50% merino wool, 50% acryl; 490m/100g);
Straight and circular knitting needles 4;
Circular knitting needles 3.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls.
Wrong-side pattern: in RS row – purls, in WS row – knit sts.
2 x 2 rib.
Cable pattern: due to the scheme, on which only RS rows are stated. Make WS row sts as they face. Repeat 3rd-33rd rows.
Stitches control: 26 sts x 36 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 122 sts with knitting needles 4 and make 9 cm = 34 rows of 2 x 2 rib. After that, work with stockinette stitch. Decrease 9 x 1 st from both sides in every 8th row for hips chamfer, starting from the 43rd row. At 52 cm height from the beginning of work, increase 1 st from both sides for side chamfers, repeat this increase in 20 rows = 108 sts. In 192 rows of stockinette stitch, bind off 2 sts from both sides for raglan chamfers, then, decrease 17 x 1st in every 2nd row = 70 sts. At 85 cm height of back, bind off all sts.
Make in the same way, as back, but at 55 cm height, start working with cables pattern. For this, divide your work for 5 cables. At 85 cm height, bind off all sts.
Cast on 56 sts with knitting needles 4 and make 10 cm = 36 rows with 2 x 2 rib. Increase 6 sts in the last row. After that, work with wrong-side pattern, make 1 cable due to the scheme in the center. Increase 5 x 1 st from both sides in every 10th row for sleeve chamfers = 72 sts. In 60 rows of wrong-side pattern, bind off 2 sts from both sides for sleeve cap, then, decrease 17 x 1 st in every 2nd row. At 42 cm height, bind off the rest 34 sts. At 42 cm height, bind off the rest 34 sts.
Make raglan seams. For yoke, cast on 212 sts with circular knitting needles 4 and make 4 cm of 2 x 2 rib. Then, change to knitting needles 3,5 and knit 16 cm more. Bind off all sts. Make sleeve and side seams.