Sunday, July 22, 2018

Pink & Grey Dress





MATERIALS 

Size 6 (1.8 mm) steel hook
Size 10 thread in light grey
Size 10 thread in light pink 
3 Sew on snaps

DIRECTIONS

COLLAR:  Work slip stitches of collar LOOSELY

Row 1:  Starting with light grey ch 6, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (5 sts)

Rows 2-84: Working in BACK LOOPS ONLY, sl st in each st across, turn. (5 sts)

Do not turn at end of row 84.  Working along long edge of collar, ch 1, sc in end of every other row (in between each "rib").  Fasten off.  (42 sts)


FRONT PANEL OF DRESS:



Row 1:  With right side of collar facing, join pink in end of row 35 (long side of collar WITHOUT sc), ch 1, sc in same st, dc in next st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 7 times, turn.  (16 sts)

Rows 2-5:  Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) 7 times, turn. (16 sts)

Row 6:  Ch 1, sc first 2 sts tog, sc in next st, dc in next st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 5 times, sc last 2 sts tog, turn.  (14 sts)

Row 7:  Ch 1, sc first 2 sts tog, dc in next st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 4 times, sc in next st, sc last 2 sts tog, turn.  (12 sts)

Row 8:  Ch 1, sc first 2 sts tog, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 4 times, sc last 2 sts tog, turn.  (10 sts)

Row 9:  Ch 1, sc first 2 sts tog, dc in next st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 2 times, sc in next st, sc last 2 sts tog, turn.  (8 sts)

Rows 10-12:  Ch 1, (sc in next st, dc in next st) across, turn.  (8 sts)

Row 13:  Ch 1, (sc, dc) in first st, dc in next st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 2 times, sc in next st, (sc, dc) in next st, turn.  (10 sts)

Row 14:  Ch 1, (sc, dc) in first st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 4 times, (sc, dc) in last st, turn.  (12 sts)

Row 15:  Ch 1, (sc, dc) in first st, dc in next st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 4 times, sc in next st, (sc, dc) in last st, turn.  (14 sts)

Row 16:  Ch 1, (sc, dc) in first st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 6 times, (sc, dc) in last st, turn.  (16 sts)

Rows 17-35:  Ch 1, (sc in next st, dc in next st) across, turn.  (16 sts)

Do not turn at end of row 36, ch 1, work 54 sc evenly spaced along left edge of dress (should be right side of dress facing).  Fasten off.  

With right side facing (right edge of dress), join pink in end of row 1, work 54 sc evenly spaced along right edge of dress.  Fasten off.

LEFT GREY PANEL OF DRESS:  

Row 1:  With right side facing, join grey in BACK LOOP of first sc (of 54 sc worked evenly along left edge of dress), ch 1, sc in same st, sc in BACK LOOPS ONLY of each sc across, turn.  (54 sts)

Rows 2-13:  Ch 1, sc in BLO of each st across, turn.  (54 sts) 

RIGHT GREY PANEL OF DRESS:  

Row 1:  With right side facing, join grey in BACK LOOP of first sc (of 54 sc worked evenly along right edge of dress), ch 1, sc in same st, sc in BACK LOOPS ONLY of each sc across, turn.  (54 sts)

Rows 2-13:  Ch 1, sc in BLO of each st across, turn.  (54 sts)  DO NOT FASTEN OFF.  Turn dress inside out and with right sides facing each other, sc back seam closed (about 25 sts or just enough to leave back opening big enough to slip dress on doll).

FINISHING:  

Sew back of collar (about 7 sts on each side) to back of dress.




Sew 3 snaps to back opening of dress.






3 comments:

glorm said...

Oh, what a gorgeous dress. Thank you for posting it.

Unknown said...

Lovely! Thank you!

Whispering Spirits Farm said...

Sweet dress! Thank you for generously sharing your designs.