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Fanny

Knitting
July 2011
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
768 - 1344 yards (702 - 1229 m)
2 (4) 6 (8) 10 years

Dress features pretty hugs-and-kisses cables that continue from the skirt into the ribbed top section and then become shoulder straps. The same cable pattern is used in the matching shrug.

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Measurements:

  • Chest: 20½ (22¾) 25¼ (25¼) 27¼ in / 52 (58) 64 (64) 69 cm (the garment is very stretchy)
  • Length: 18¼ (20) 22 (24) 26 in / 46 (51) 56 (61) 66 cm
  • Width at lower edge: 32¼ (34) 36¼ (38½) 41¾ in / 82 (86) 92 (98) 106 cm

Materials: Silky Wool

  • Dress: 3 (3) 4 (4) 5 skeins
  • Shrug: 1 (1) 1 (1) 2 skeins

Needles:

  • 24 in / 60 cm circulars US sizes 4 and 6 / 3.5 and 4 mm for dress
  • US size 6 / 4 mm for shrug
  • 1 set of 4 or 5 dpn US size 4 / 3.5 mm for ribbing on shrug
  • Crochet hook US size G-6 / 4 mm
  • Smooth cotton waste yarn for provisional cast-on