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Amelia - An Angel Dress

June 2012
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
272 - 408 yards (249 - 373 m)
0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 12-18 and 18-24 months with mods for Preemie and 2T-4T
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Last year my sweet little niece, Amelia, was born and lived only 7 hours. I’m sure she’s watching us from above as an angel. This little angel dress is for her!

Perfect for newborns to 2 years old! (With modifications in the pattern to make it for a preemie and 2T-4T with fingering and worsted weight yarn, respectively.)

Worked flat to accommodate a offset back button band, and then joined to work in the round, this top down, seamless raglan design is quick and simple. The angel lace pattern on the sleeves, and again just above the hem, offer an interesting and unique challenge.

The sample was knit with Cascade Yarn 220 Superwash Sport, but any sport weight or DK weigh yarn able to get gauge would work fine.

Chest: 16 ½ (17 ½, 18 ½, 19 ½, 20 ½) inches – 42 (44 ½, 47, 49 ½, 52) cm, 0-3 (3-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24) months

Material needed
Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) balls
1 set of 3.25 mm (US 3) double pointed or 16” circular needle
Stitch markers (at least 4)
Cable needle
Tapestry needle
4 3/8” buttons
Scrap yarn

This pattern has been test knitted by 15 wonderful women across the world.

For more information, see: http://handsfullofhappiness.blogspot.ca/2012/06/amelia-an...