MATERIAL: NAKO Luks Minnos
COLOR NO: 208 (2 balls)
NEEDLE NO: 3
KNITTING STYLE: Knit, purl, garter stitch, openwork
ACCESSORIES: 7 buttons, ribbon, decorative flowers
INSTRUCTIONS FOR DRESS
Start knitting from neck by casting on 78 stitches. Work garter stitch along 6 stitches at each end; while knitting 72 stitches in the middle as knit for 2 rows, garter stitch for 1 cm, knit for 1 cm, garter stitch for 1 cm and so on, increase 17, 21, 27, 34 and 42 times 1 stitch respectively at every 4 stitches on the first rows where switched to knit stitch to obtain 219 stitches. When knit length is 12 cm, starting from the center back set up the stitches as garter stitch 6, knit 30 for half of the back piece, cast off 43 stitches at once for sleeve, knit 61 for the front piece, cast off 43 stitches at once for sleeve, knit 30, garter stitch 6 for the center back.
Starting from the next row, work the remaining 133 stitches as 2 rows of knit stitch; while knitting the next row, increase 59 times 1 stitch at every 2 stitches; 4 rows of knit stitch, 3 ridges of garter stitch, 2 rows of knit stitch; while knitting on the next row, increase 90 times 1 stitch at every 2 stitches, and switch to knit stitch with 282 stitches. When body length after armhole is 25 cm; 1 cm of garter stitch, 2 rows of knit stitch; while knitting the next row, increase 55 times 1 stitch at every 5 stitches; 2 rows of knit stitch, 1 cm of garter stitch, and cast off the stitches at once to finish. All increases are made by performing yam over.
Make 7 buttonholes at 4-cm distances on the right center back. Pass ribbon through where increases made around neck opening and sew decorative flowers onto the front piece.