The Anemone Dress is a simple, slightly A-lined dress with a garter stitch flower stalk detai, sewn-on leaves and a flower collar. The dress can be made with 3/4 length sleeves or long sleeves.
The dress is knit from the bottom up. The sleeves are knit separately then joined together with the dress with raglan decreases.
The flower collar is shaped with short rows.
The collar is knitted together with the dress and finished with an I-cord edge.
The dress has a slit opening in the back which closes with a button. Crocheted button bands are worked after the dress is complete.
The leaves are knitted separately in garter stitch with short rows, then sewn on to the dress.
Sizes: 6 (9, 12, 18 months // 2, 4, 6) years
Length (collar to hem): approx. 32 (36, 40, 43 // 46, 52, 58) cm
Circumference at bust: approx. 46 (50, 56, 56 // 60, 64, 68) cm
Needles: 3 mm circular needles and 3 mm double pointed needles
Gauge: 28 sts x 38 rows = 10x10 cm in stockinette stitch with 3 mm needles
Yarn: Knitting for Olive’s Merino, Cotton hint of Cashmere, Cotton meets Merino, Pure Silk or Merino lots of Cashmere, yardage/weight approx. 500 m per 100 g
The dress pictured above is knitted in Cotton hint of Cashmere – Linen and Pure Silk – Soft Peach
Yarn requirements: main color + contrast: 100+50 (100+50, 150+50, 150+50 // 200+50, 250+50, 300+50) g