Slip Stitch Swing Dress
Pattern Type: Knit
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sizes Included: 2T - 24" finished chest, 4T - 26" finished chest, Child 6 - 28" finished chest, Child 8 - 30" finished chest
Yarn Shown: * Simply Cotton Worsted Yarn
Yardage: 984 - 1148
Needles/Hooks Suggested: Size 8 (5.0mm): 24" circular, Size 8 (5.0mm): DPNs
Fiber Type: Cotton & Blends
Weight: Worsted/Hvy Worsted
A perfect dress for summer, the slip stitchswing dress is cool in cotton and has enough flare forperfect twirling every time!
This dress is knit by working a slip stitch pattern and short rowsto create the triangular shapes for the grodets. Stitches are then cast on & picked up for the solid spacers in between. This dress alsofeatures a slip stitch collar and belt with knit in beltloops worked directly into the chest without anysewing.
Note: This pattern is recommended for intermediate to advance knitters
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Size 8 (5.0mm): DPNs: 8" Nickel Plated Double Pointed Knitting Needles
Needle Set: Options Interchangeable Rainbow Wood Circular Knitting Needle Set
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