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#21 Zig Zag Dress

Knitting
January 2009
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch and color pattern following chart using larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2500 - 3250 yards (2286 - 2972 m)
Bust 39 (41, 43)"/99 (104, 109)cm
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Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Winter 2008/09: “The chevron illusion of Brandon Mably’s zigzag minidress is actually knit Fair Isle-style, stranding flat on straight needles. It’s worked in seven saturated hues of silken wool ‘Sanctuary’ by Alchemy yarns of Transformation.

“Loose-fitting dress in allover zig zag colorwork pattern.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Bust 39 (41, 43)”/99 (104, 109)cm
  • Length 33¾ (34¼, 34¾)”/85.5 (87, 88)cm
  • Upper arm 16½ (17½, 18½)”/42 (44.5, 47)cm

Materials:

  • 4 (4, 5) 1¾oz/50g hanks (each approx 125yd/112m) of Alchemy Yarns of Transformation Sactuary (wool/silk) in #32c fig (A)
  • 3 (3, 4) hanks each in #105e fern (B), #61a winkey’s blue (D), #64f scarlet (E) and #107a voodoo (G)
  • 2 (2, 2) hanks each in #30w spruce (C) and #65e dragon (F)
  • One pair each sizes 3 and 5 (3.25 and 3.75mm) needles or size to obtain gauge

Pages: 74 & 104, 106-107.