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Speed Stix Mini Dress
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® - Microspun
Pattern Number: 60555

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Chest 34 (38, 42, 46, 50) in. [86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127) cm] Finished Length 30 1/2 (32 3/4, 32 3/4, 35 1/2, 35 1/2) in. [77 (83, 83, 89.5, 89.5) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-129 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cocoa

Warm medium brown


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620-403 Wool-Ease Yarn: Mushroom

Soft taupe brushed with gray


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620-126 Wool-Ease Yarn: Chocolate Brown

Rich, deep brown


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620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black

True black


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910-126 Microspun Yarn: Coffee Dark, cool brown
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910-124 Microspun Yarn: Mocha

Soft tan


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910-150 Microspun Yarn: Sterling

Light, silvery grey


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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 50 [25 mm] ('Speed Stix')
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STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCH

Seed Stitch
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across to last st, k1.
Row 2: K the purl sts and p the knit sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.

NOTES:
4 sts + 5 1/4 rows = 4 in.

[10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS).

Due to the nature of the fabric when working with Speed Stix, gauve may vary throughout the knitting.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK
With 2 strands A, 1 strand B, 1 strand C, 1 strand D, 2 strands E, 1 strand F and 1 strand G (9 strands total) held together, cast on 25 (27, 29, 31, 33) sts.

Work in Seed st for 5 rows.

Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and, beginning with a k row, work 2 rows.
Next Row (Dec Row): K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 23 (25, 27, 29, 31) sts.


Work 5 rows even, then rep Dec Row - 21 (23, 25, 27, 29) sts.
Rep last 6 rows 2 more times - 17 (19, 21, 23, 25) sts.

Work even until piece measures 22 in.

[56 cm] from beg or desired length to armhole, end with a WS row.



Shape Raglan
Next Row: K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 15 (17, 19, 21, 23) sts.
Purl 1 row.
Rep last 2 rows until 9 (9, 11, 11, 13) sts rem.

Bind off.



FRONT
Work same as Back.




SLEEVE (make 2)
With 2 strands A, 1 strand B, 1 strand C, 1 strand D, 2 strands E, 1 strand F and 1 strand G (9 strands total) held together, cast on 17 (19, 19, 21, 21) sts.

Work in Seed st for 2 rows.



Shape Raglan
Next Row: K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 15 (17, 17, 19, 19) sts.
Purl 1 row.
Rep last 2 rows until 5 (7, 7, 9, 9) sts rem.

Bind off.



FINISHING

With 2 strands A held tog, sew Sleeves to Front and Back, being careful to match Neck edge.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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