Dress in Fancy Pattern
Sizes: 12/14 (US 10/12)
Yarn: 950 g (100% Microfiber, yardage = 307 m/100 g); 1 circular knitting needle size 2.5 mm (US 2).
The dress is worked with double strand.
Rib Pattern: alt K1, P1.
Fancy Rib Pattern: alt K1 tbl, P1.
Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows work all sts as they appear, purl yos.
Repeat Rows 3-32.
in Fancy Pattern: 21.5 sts and 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 190 sts and join to work in the rnd, work 16 rows in Fancy Rib Patt.
Work in Fancy pattern = 10 reps in total.
5 patt reps on Rows 19-168
Armhole Shaping: On Row 169 from beg, cont as foll: bind off 17 sts for right armhole, work 78 sts in Fancy Pattern for back, bind off 17 sts for left armhole, work 78 sts in Fancy Pattern for front.
Back (over 78 sts):
Work in Fancy pattern = 2 reps.
On Row 243 from beg, bind off all sts.
Front (over 78 sts):
Work in Fancy pattern.
Neck Shaping: On Row 219 from beg, bind off center 18 sts and on either side of them 2 sts 10 times on every 2nd row = 10 sts.
On Row 243 from beg, bind off all shoulder sts.
Sew shoulder seam.
Pick up 99 sts along armhole edge and distribute sts as foll: selv st, P9, * K3, P3, rep from * 5 times, K3, P1, K3, * P3, K3, rep from * 5 times, P9, selv st.
Row 3: selv st, P9, * K3 acc to chart 1, P3, rep from * 5 times, Cable (7 sts) acc to chart 2, * P3, K3 acc to chart 3 *, rep from 8 5 times, P9, selv st.
Then cont as foll and in Fancy pattern.
Sleeve Slants: On Row 8 from beg, bind off 2 sts at each end, then 2 sts 8 times on every 8th row = 63 sts.
From Row 139 to 150 from beg, work in Rib Pattern.
On Row 151 from beg, bind off all sts.
Sew side and sleeve seams.
Pick up 84 sts evenly around neck edge and work 6 rows in Fancy Rib Patt. Bind off all sts.