Carnival Parade Dress by Mary LeRoy

Carnival Parade Dress

Crochet
April 2015
Pine Spirit Woolworks "Strobus" Light Worsted Weight 50% Corriedale 50% Alpaca 220 yards
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet
4.0 mm (G)
400 - 700 yards (366 - 640 m)
3T (4T, 5T)
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A festive dress that is great for twirling, uses 8 colors for stunning visual effect. Includes written instructions for sizes 3T (4T, 5T), drawn charts for the granny square motifs and a schematic.

Gauge: 17 sc and 22 rows is equal to 4” x 4” or 10cm x 10cm

Difficulty Rating: Intermediate. Must be comfortable working both flat and in the round. Must know how to single crochet, double crochet, and sew pieces together . Some more advanced stitches are required such as bobble, puff stitch and single crochet 2 together. A full description is included for the special stitches.

Materials:
Size G 4.00 mm Crochet Hook
Any Light Worsted Weight Yarn
Suggested- Pine Spirit Woolworks “Strobus” 50/50 Blend NY Corriedale/Alpaca 220yds, 4oz per skein. *
1(2, 2) (4 oz, 8oz, 8oz) Skeins Main Color (MC)- Purple Sapphire
1 skein (50 g(70, 80)) Color A- Turquoise
1 skein (50 g(70, 80)) Color B- Blood Orange
1 skein (30 g(50, 60)) Color C- Pink
1 skein (50g (70,80)) Color D- Shamrock Green
1 skein ( 50 g(70,80)) Color E- Lavender
1 skein (30 g (50,60))Color F- Bright Orange
1 skein ( 50 g(70, 80)) Color G- Burgundy Wine