Peacock Dress

€6

The Peacock dress is knitted in the round from the bottom up with raglan shaping.
The body of the dress is a swingy A-line silhouette in a lace stitch pattern.
The sleeves are knitted in the round in stockinette stitch, and are joined to the lacy skirt at the underarm.
The crew neckline is knitted back and forth, and for ease of fitting is designed with a side opening held closed with a crocheted loop and a button.

The lace stitch patterns are charted only.

Sizes: 6-9 (12, 18 months // 2, 4, 6 years)
Full length: approx. 32 (36, 40 // 44, 51, 61) cm
Skirt length from edge to underarm: approx. 22 (25, 29 // 32, 39, 47) cm
Sleeve length from underarm to cuff: 18 (19, 20 // 21, 22, 23) cm – or desired length
Circumference at bust: approx. 54 (60, 60 // 68, 76, 84) cm
Needles: circular needles and double pointed needles in sizes 2,5 and 3 mm
Gauge: 28 sts and 38 rows = 10 x 10 cm in stockinette stitch with 3 mm needles
Yarn: Knitting for Olive Pure Silk, Merino, CottonMerino or
Merino lots of Cashmere, fingering weight, approx. 250 m / 50 g
Yarn requirements: 100 (150, 150 // 200, 250, 300) g
Yarn requirements in yards: 550 (660, 780 // 970, 1150, 1530) yards
Notions: markers; crochet hook size 3 mm; tapestry needle; 1 button

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