Garden Plot Dress

Jan 19, 2011
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This adorable little girl’s dress is a great introduction to colorwork.  It uses a simple intarsia method to create the lace panels in a contrasting color.

Designer: Victoria Myers
Finished Size: 21 1/4 (24, 26, 28)" chest circumference; to fit size 2 (4, 6, 8). Dress shown measures 24".
Yarn:
Lion Brand LB Collection Cotton Bamboo (52% cotton, 48% bamboo; 245 yd [224 m]/100 g): #174 snapdragon (MC), 2 (2, 3, 3) balls; #098 magnolia (CC), 2 balls.
Needles:
Size 6 (4 mm). Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed needles (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions:
Markers (m); 2 small stitch holders; 1 large stitch holder; tapestry needle.
Gauge:
20 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needle.


 

 


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