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Girl's Rainbow Sherbet Dress
Lion Brand® Microspun
Pattern Number: 10534

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Child 3

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

910-186 Microspun Yarn: Mango

Bright tangerine orange


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Note: (A)

910-146 Microspun Yarn: Fuchsia

Intense hot pink


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Note: (B)

910-148 Microspun Yarn: Turquoise

Bright turquoise blue


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Note: (C)

910-194 Microspun Yarn: Lime

Bright lime green


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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Additional Materials
16 inch circular needle - Size 5 [3.75 mm]
GAUGE:
20 sts + 27.5 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in pattern st on size 7 (4.5 mm) needles. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.

Work this new stitch through the back loop.


INSTRUCTIONS



RIPPLE PATTERN
Rows 1 and 2 With C, knit.
Rows 3 and 4 With B, knit.
Rows 5 and 7 With A, k 1, *(k2tog) 2 times, (yo, k 1) 3 times, yo, (k2tog-tbl) 2 times, k 1; rep from *.
Rows 6 and 8 With A, purl.
Note The above colors as established are always constant.

The following rows will change, be sure to follow instructions.



Rows 9 and 11 With designated color, k 1, *(k2tog) 2 times, (M1, k 1) 3 times, M1, (k2tog-tbl) 2 times, k 1; rep from *.
Rows 10 and 12 With designated color, purl.
Rep Rows 1-12 for Ripple Pattern.



BACK
With larger needles and A, cast on 61 sts.

Work in garter st (k every row) for 6 rows.

With B, work pattern Rows 9-12 once.

Then continue Ripple Pattern in following color sequence: *Rows 1-8 in colors est in Ripple Pattern; then with D rep Rows 9-12; (Rows 1-8 in colors est in Ripple Pattern, then with A rep Rows 9-12) twice; Rows 1-8 in colors est in Ripple Pat, then with B rep Rows 9-12*; rep from * to * for color sequence throughout; AT SAME TIME, when piece measures 12" from beg, end on a RS row and beg shaping armholes as follows: Bind off 3 sts at beg and end of next row (cut and join yarn as needed), then dec 1 st each end every other row 3 times - 49 sts.

Work even until armholes measure 5 1/4".

Bind off rem sts.



FRONT
Work same as Back until beg of 3rd pattern Row 1 in the armhole shaping.

Next Row With C, k 12 sts; join a strand of A, k center 25 sts and place them on a holder; join a new strand of C, k rem 12 sts.

Working both sides at the same time, continuing in pattern and color sequence same as Back, dec 1 st at each neck edge on WS row every other row twice - 10 sts rem each side.

Work even until Front measures same as Back to shoulder.

Bind off rem sts each side.



SLEEVES
With larger needles and A, cast on 49 sts.

Work in garter st for 8 rows.

With B, work pattern Rows 9-12.

Shape Cap Beg with pattern Row 1 and C, bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Work 3 rows even.

Dec 1 st each end of next row.

Continue in pattern and color sequence as on Back and Front, dec 1 st each end every WS row 9 times more.

Bind off rem 23 sts.



FINISHING
Sew front to back at shoulders.

Neck Edge With RS facing, using circular (smaller) needle and A, pick up and k 76 sts evenly spaced around neck edge including sts on Front holder.

Work around in k 1, p 1 rib for 3 rnds.

Bind off in rib.

Sew side and sleeve seams.

Set in sleeves, easing in fullness at cap.

Twisted cord Cut a strand of yarn a few yards long, fold in half.

Take the folded end and place around a door knot.

Twist the other side until taught.

Fold in half again and cord will twist on itself.

Knot at one end.

Draw the cord through the 7th Row 5 as pictured.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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