A classic shape with a modern touch, for this little sleeveless double-breasted dress with contrasting buttons.
The fronts overlap to form a slightly "V" neckline that keeps warm without irritating.
The model has a trapeze shape, it is more flared at the bottom, the double buttoning allows to maintain the fronts.
The edges are made in 1/1 ribbing, note that there are no front edgings ... the technique used to obtain these edges is explained in the appendix.
The model opens on the front which allows to dress easily the baby ... to wear with tights or leggings.
The model is knitted in flat.
The model is made in quality lambswool of Phildar (fingering 14 wpi) with needles 2 ½ mm and 3 mm, in 1/1 rib and stocking stitch . Provide 6/8 buttons Ø 10 mm.
The tension/gauge : 26 stitches and 35 rows in stocking stitch, needles 3 mm (10 x 10 cm / = 4’').
You can knit this model in other qualities with the gauge same.
Estimated yardage 207/239/277/319/368/424/488 meters or 227/262/303/349/403/464/534 yards.
The knitting pattern provides full instructions with photos of the model. It is accessible to confident beginner.
The pattern contains 7 sizes : preemie (2,5 kg)/newborn/3 months/6 months/12 months/18 months/24 months.
Suitable for intermediate - Pattern language English, measurements in cm and imperial. This pattern is available PDF download (19 pages) which includes 9 photos of the model, the techniques used, a schematic (measurements in cm). Each size is explained individually.
- PDF knitting pattern with photographs (19 pages)
- Techniques used
- Schematic (measurements in cm)
- Measurements in cm and imperial
- Suitable for intermediate and confident beginner
- 9 photos of the model
Materials you need at home:
- 2/2/3/3/4/4/5 balls quality Lambswool of Phildar (207/239/277/319/368/424/488 meters or 227/262/303/349/403/464/534 yards)
- knitting needles a pair of 2 ½ mm métrique (UK : 12, US : 1 ½ and Japan 4/0)
- knitting needles a pair of 3 mm métrique (UK : 11, US : 2 ½ and Japan 5/0)
- 6/6/6/6/6/6/8 buttons Ø 10 mm
- thread + 1 needle
- 1 scissors
- 1 wool needle
Thali Créations Designs
My name is Nathalie, I design knitwear classic with a stylish twist for preemies, babys, children's and woman's ... my own designs and other for yarn companies.
I love blending creative stitches for comfortable and original garments ... handmade knits garments that you can wear for all occasions.
I use modern construction methods make for a straight-forward and enjoyable knitting experience (explained in photo tutorials). For give you pleasure of wearing hand knits practical and beautiful.
I hope you will enjoy knitting my patterns as much as I have enjoyed creating them.
All my knitwear is created by myself handmade and made in France. My patterns are signed Thali Créations.
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