#28 Ballerina Dress by Shiri Mor

#28 Ballerina Dress

October 2007
Lace ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using smaller needle and MC
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
5.0 mm (H)
1940 - 2400 yards (1774 - 2195 m)
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This pattern is available in print for $6.00.

Pattern description from Vogue Knitting, Holiday 2007: “Shiri Mor’s dress of balletic proportions features a ribbed drop-waist bodice and graceful lace skirt. An Artyarns pas de deux-- whisper-soft ‘Silk Mohair Glitter,’ accented with spotlight-catching ‘Beaded Silk’ for the I-cord drawstring tie and at the bound-off edges-- set the stage for a night of enchantment.”

“Close-fitting, long, lacy dress with short sleeves and drawstring bodice. Sized for X-Small, Small, Medium/Large and shown in size X-Small on page 90.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • X-Small (Small, Medium/Large)
  • Bust 31 (35, 40)“/78.5 (89, 101.5)cm
  • Length (measured from longest point of scallop at lower edge) 43 (43.5, 44)“/31.5 (34.5, 37)cm
  • Upper arm 12.5 (13.5, 14.5)“/31.5 (34.5, 37)cm

Additional Gauge: 44 sts = 6” / 10cm over body chart using larger needles and MC.

Note: “Circular needles are used to accommodate the large number of sts. use two circular needles as one long needle, when necessary, to fit all the sts.”