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Child's Glamour Dress
Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: 80844AD
This versatile sparkling dress is darling on any little girl, and as she gets bigger, the straps can be adjusted so she can wear it as a top (as shown)!
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4
Finished Chest 19 (22, 24) in. [48.5 (56, 61) cm] Finished Length (to armhole) 9 1/2 (10 3/4, 12) in. [24 (27.5, 30.5) 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.
861-150 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Platinum
Medium silver gray with metallic silver
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38
Alternative Quantity: (2, 3)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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20 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). 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.
PATTERN STITCH Feather and Fan pattern (multiple of 12 sts) Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: *(K2tog) twice, (yarn over, k1) 4 times, (k2tog) twice; rep from * across.
Row 4: Knit.
Rep Rows 1–4 for Feather and Fan pattern.
DRESS BACK Cast on 84 (96,108) sts.
Beg with Row 1, work in Feather and Fan pattern until piece measures about 8 (9, 10) in.
[20.5, (23, 25.5) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.
Shape Yoke Next Row: (K1, k2tog) 6 (8, 5) times, (k2tog) across to last 18 (24, 15) sts, (k2tog, k1) 6 (8, 5) times – 48 (56, 59) sts Work in Garter st until yoke measures 1 1/2 (1 3/4, 2) in.
[4 (4.5, 5) cm], end with a WS row.
Shape Armhole Bind off 6 (7, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows – 36 (42, 45) sts.
Decrease 1 st at beg of every row 4 (6, 6) times – 32 (36, 39) sts.
Continue even in Garter st (k every row) until yoke measures 3 (3 1/2, 4) in.
[7.5 (9, 10) cm], end with a WS row.
Shoulder Ties Next Row: K8, slip these 8 sts to stitch holder, bind off center 16 (20, 23) sts, k to end.
Work in Garter st on remaining 8 sts until tie measures about 4 1/2 in.
Slip 8 sts from holder back to needle and re-join yarn.
Work as for first shoulder tie.
FRONT Work same as Back.
FINISHING Sew Back and Front together at sides.
Knot shoulder ties to desired length.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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