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Knit Sundress
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70238AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE:
1 year (2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years) Finished Chest 21 (22, 23, 24, 25 in.) Finished Length 18 (19, 20, 21, 22 in.)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-186 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Maize

Muted golden yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Alternative Quantity: 1, 1, 1, 1
Note: (A)

830-134 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Terracotta

Burnt orange


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 15.38
Alternative Quantity: 3, 3, 3, 4
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
18 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK
With A, cast on 70 (72, 74, 76, 78) sts.

Knit 2 rows, purl next (WS) row.


Change to B and work in St st, dec 1 st at each side every 6th row 6 times, then every 8th row 5 times - 48 (50, 52, 54, 56) sts.

Work even until piece measures 13 1/2 (14, 15, 16, 16) in.

(34.5 (35.5, 38, 40.5, 40.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 42 (44, 46, 48, 50) sts.

Dec 1 st at each side every other row 3 times - 36 (38, 40, 42, 44) sts.

Work until armhole measures 3 (3 1/2, 3 1/2, 3 1/2, 4 1/2) in.

(7.5 (9, 9, 9, 11.5) cm), end with a WS row.


Shape Neck
Next Row (RS): Knit 12 sts, bind off 12 (14, 16, 18, 20) sts for neck, k to end of row.

Working sts for left shoulder only, bind off 2 sts at neck edge every other row twice - 8 sts.

Work even until armhole measures 4 1/2 (5, 5, 5, 6) in.

(11 1/2 (12.5, 12.5, 12.5, 15) cm).

Bind off.


Join yarn at center front and work right shoulder as for left, reversing shaping.
FRONT
Work same as for Back, until left armhole measures 2 (2 1/2, 2 1/2, 2 1/2, 3 1/2) in.

(5 (6.5, 6.5, 6.5, 9) cm), end with a WS row.


Shape Neck (RS): Knit 15 sts, bind off 6 (8, 10, 12, 14) sts for neck, k to end of row.

Working on sts for left shoulder only, dec 1 st at neck edge every other row 7 times - 8 sts.

Work even until armhole measures 4 1/2 (5, 5, 5, 6) in.

(11 1/2 (12.5, 12.5, 12.5, 15) cm).

Bind off.


Join yarn at center front and work right shoulder as for left, reversing shaping.

POCKETS (make 2)
With B, cast on 8 (8, 10, 12, 12) sts.

Work in St st, increase 1 st each side every other row 3 times - 14 (14, 16, 18, 18) sts.

Work even until piece measures 3 (3, 4 1/2, 4 1/2, 4 1/2) in.

(7.5 (7.5, 11.5, 11.5, 11.5) cm), end with a WS row.

Change to A and k 2 rows.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Sew right shoulder seam.
Neck Edging
From RS, beg at left shoulder with A, pick up and k 68 (72, 72, 72, 80) sts evenly spaced around neck.

Knit 2 rows.

Bind off.
Sew left shoulder seam including edging.


Armhole Edging From RS, with A, pick up and k 50 (58, 58, 58, 75) sts evenly spaced around armhole.

Knit 2 rows.

Bind off.
Repeat edging on other armhole.
Sew side seams.

Sew on Pockets.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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