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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The Little Yarn Dress

© The Little Yarn Dress

Lion Brand Yarn, Vanna's Glamour,
96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester , 202 yards/50 g ball,
Machine washable and dry flat.
Do not iron. Do not bleach. Dry clean any solvent.

Art # 861 , Color # 109/Sapphire, Lot # 726, 562 , 4 x Yarn Balls
Needle: US5 3.75mm

Pattern by: SH

Gauge: 24 sts and 30 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch

Size: US 2

Note: This dress is a two piece design, worked from bottom to top.

Pattern:
Cast on 109 sts. 

Front Piece
Ribbed Stitch for bottom end of dress
Row 1: K1, P1, K1, P1, ....., K1 (109 sts)
Row 2: P1, K1, P1, K1, ....., P1 (109 sts)
Row 3: Repeat row 1
Row 4: Repeat row 2

Stockinette Stitch for lower body
Row 5: K all sts (109 sts)
Row 6: P all sts (109 sts)
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Row 100: P all sts (109 sts)

Reduce stitches at waist
Row 101: K2tog, K105, K2tog (107 sts)
Row 102: P107
Row 103: K107
Row 104: P2tog, P103, P2tog (105 sts)
Row 105: K105
Row 106: P105
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Row 140: P2tog, P79, P2tog (81 sts)
Row 141: K81
Row 142: P81
Row 143: K2tog, K77, K2tog (79 sts)
Row 144: P79
Row 145: K79

Stockinette Stitch
Row 146: P all sts (79 sts)
Row 147: K all sts (79 sts)
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Row 161: K all sts (79 sts)
Row 162: P all sts (79 sts)

Increase stitches for upper body
Row 163: Cast on 1 sts, K all sts (80 sts)
Row 164: Cast on 1 sts, P all sts (81 sts)
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Row 179: Cast on 1 sts, K all sts (96 sts)
Row 180: Cast on 1 sts, P all sts  (97 sts)

Sleeve
Row 181: Cast on 12 sts, K all sts (109 sts)
Row 182: Cast on 12 sts, P all sts (121 sts)
Row 183: K all sts (121 sts)
Row 184: P all sts (121 sts)
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Row 227: K all sts (121 sts)
Row 228: P all sts (121 sts)

Neckline
Row 229: K54, place 13 sts on holder, tie a second ball of yarn, K54

Right Panel
Row 230: P53, place 1 sts on holder
Row 231: Place 1 sts on holder, K52
Row 232: P51, place 1 sts on holder
Row 233: Place 1 sts on holder, K50
Row 234: P49, place 1 sts on holder
Row 235: Place 1 sts on holder, K48
Row 236: P47, place 1 sts on holder
Row 237: Place 1 sts on holder, K46
Row 238: P45, place 1 sts on holder
Row 239: Place 1 sts on holder, K44
Row 240: Bind off 6 sts, P37, place 1 sts on holder
Row 241: Place 1 sts on holder, K37
Row 242: Bind off 6 sts, P30, place 1 sts on holder
Row 243: Place 1 sts on holder, K30
Row 244: Bind off 6 sts, P23, place 1 sts on holder
Row 245: Place 1 sts on holder, K23
Row 246: Bind off 6 sts, P16, place 1 sts on holder
Row 247: Place 1 sts on holder, K16
Row 248: Bind off 6 sts, P9, place 1 sts on holder
Row 249: Place 1 sts on holder, K9
Row 250: Bind off 6 sts, P2, place 1 sts on holder
Row 251: Place 1 sts on holder, K2
Row 252: Bind off 2 sts, place 1 sts on holder

Left Panel
Row 230: Place 1 sts on holder, P53
Row 231: K52, place 1 sts on holder
Row 232: Place 1 sts on holder, P51
Row 233: K50, place 1 sts on holder
Row 234: Place 1 sts on holder, P49
Row 235: K48, place 1 sts on holder
Row 236: Place 1 sts on holder, P47
Row 237: K46, place 1 sts on holder
Row 238: Place 1 sts on holder, P45
Row 239: Bind off 6 sts, K38, place 1 sts on holder
Row 240: Place 1 sts on holder, P38
Row 241: Bind off 6 sts, K31, place 1 sts on holder
Row 242: Place 1 sts on holder, P31
Row 243: Bind off 6 sts, K24, place 1 sts on holder
Row 244: Place 1 sts on holder, P24
Row 245: Bind off 6 sts, K17, place 1 sts on holder
Row 246: Place 1 sts on holder, P17
Row 247: Bind off 6 sts, K10, place 1 sts on holder
Row 248: Place 1 sts on holder, P10
Row 249: Bind off 6 sts, K3, place 1 sts on holder
Row 250: Place 1 sts on holder, P3
Row 251: Bind off 2 sts, place 1 sts on holder 

Back Piece
Cast on 109 sts. 
Repeat Row 1 to Row 228 as for Front Piece.
Row 229: K all sts (121 sts)
Row 230: P all sts (121 sts)
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Row 237: K all sts (121 sts)
Row 238: P all sts (121 sts)

Neckline
Row 239: K45, place 31 sts on holder, tie a second ball of yarn, K45

Right Panel
Row 240: Place 1 sts on holder, P44
Row 241: Bind off 6 sts, K37, place 1 sts on holder
Row 242: Place 1 sts on holder, P37
Row 243: Bind off 6 sts, K30, place 1 sts on holder
Row 244: Place 1 sts on holder, P30
Row 245: Bind off 6 sts, K23, place 1 sts on holder
Row 246: Place 1 sts on holder, P23
Row 247: Bind off 6 sts, K16, place 1 sts on holder
Row 248: Place 1 sts on holder, P16
Row 249: Bind off 6 sts, K9, place 1 sts on holder
Row 250: Place 1 sts on holder, P9
Row 251: Bind off 6 sts, K2, place 1 sts on holder
Row 252: Place 1 sts on holder, P2
Row 253: Bind off 2 sts, place 1 sts on holder

Left Panel
Row 240: Bind off 6 sts, P38, place 1 sts on holder
Row 241: Place 1 sts on holder, K38
Row 242: Bind off 6 sts, P31, place 1 sts on holder
Row 243: Place 1 sts on holder, K31
Row 244: Bind off 6 sts, P24, place 1 sts on holder
Row 245: Place 1 sts on holder, K24
Row 246: Bind off 6 sts, P17, place 1 sts on holder
Row 247: Place 1 sts on holder, K17
Row 248: Bind off 6 sts, P10, place 1 sts on holder
Row 249: Place 1 sts on holder, K10
Row 250: Bind off 6 sts, P3, place 1 sts on holder
Row 251: Place 1 sts on holder, K3
Row 252: Bind off 2 sts, place 1 sts on holder 

Finishing 
Sew side and shoulder seams. Weave in ends.

Right and Left Sleeve Ends:
Pick up 120 sts around sleeve end. Place marker to indicate beginning of stitch.
Round 1: K2, P2, ....., K2, P2
Round 2 to 4: Repeat Round 1
Round 5: Bind off.

Collar:
Move sts on holder to knitting needles and bind off.

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