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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Lace and Pleats






Sizes
Child’s 2 (4, 6, 8,10, 12)

Yarn
Lily Sugar'n Cream Confectionary Colors, 8 oz
color A nougat (pink) 1 ball
color B cupcake (blue shade) 1 ball
color C custard (yellow) 1 ball

Gauge
15 stitches and 26 rows=4”

Shell Stitch
for shell used in skirt and sleeve, 2 dc in st, ch 2, 2dc in same st

Notions
• size 4 24”circular needles
• crochet hook size G
• stitch holders
• yarn needle
• stitch markers

Front bodice
In color A, CO 40 (42, 46, 50, 54, 56) stitches
Row 1 K
Row 2 P
Work st st. for 4.5 (5.5, 6.5 ,8.5, 10, 11.5) inches

Armhole shaping
B.O. first and last 4 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8) stitches. Continue in st. st. for 1”

Neck shaping
K 9 (9,10,11,12,13) sts, B.O. 13 (15, 16, 17, 18,18) sts, K 9 (9,10,11,12,13) sts. Place live left stitches on stitch holder.

Right Front
Knit right front until piece measures 4 (4.25, 4.75, 5, 5, 5.25)” from armhole bind-off. B.O. all stitches

Left Front
Repeat as for right front
Back bodice
Repeat as for front bodice

Sew bodice front and back together to make a tank top.

Skirt
In color B, pick up and knit 80 (84, 96, 104,104, 112) sts., placing a marker every 10 (12, 12,13, 13,14) sts.
Row 1 K to marker, M1, slip marker, M1, repeat around.
Row 2 K around
Repeat row 1 and 2 eight times

Continue knitting in the round until color B measures 4 (4.5, 5,5, 5.5, 5.5) inches, Switch to color C and knit an additional 4 (4.5, 5,5, 5.5, 5.5) inches. Bind off all stitches.

Crocheted Skirt
Row 1 in color A sc 160 (168,192, 208, 208 224) st evenly around
Row 2-4 ch-5, sk next 3 sts, work shell, ch-2, *sk next 3 sts, dc, ch-2, work shell, ch-2* repeat from * to * sl-st in third ch of first turning dc. Finish off. 20 (21, 24, 26, 26, 28 shells)

Row 5-7 with color B, repeat row 2, finish off.
Row 8-10 with color C, repeat row 2, finish off.

Sleeves
Row 1 with color A, sc 40 (40, 40, 50, 50, 50) sts. evenly around.
Row 2 ch-5, sk next 4 sts, work shell, ch-2, *sk next 4 sts, ch-2, dc, sk next 4 sts, work shell, ch-2* repeat from * to * around to first dc, sl st in third ch of dc.
Row 3 with color B, repeat row 2
Row 4 with color C, repeat row 3
Row 5 with color A, sc around
Row 6 *sc 5, sc 2 tog* repeat around, sl st to first sc. finish off.

Neckband
Row 1 sc 72 (72, 90, 90,108, 1080
Row 2 ch-1 * sc in same st, sk next 2 sts, dc 5 times in next st, sk next 2 sts,* change to color B, repeat from * to *, change to color C, repeat from * to * continue in this pattern until first sc, sl-st in first sc, finish off.

Weave in all ends.

1 Comments:

Blogger Rachel said...

THis is just adorable, thank you for sharing it!

February 3, 2009 6:01 PM  

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