Luminous Sweater Dress
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Designed by Lauren Riker for The Fiber Factor Knitting Design Contest - The Final Challenge!
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
SIZES & MATERIALS:
Sizes: S (M, L) to fit 34” (38”, 42”) Bust
Filisilk by Zitron, 70% Merino Extra Fine, 30% Silk - 656 yds / 100g ball: 2 (3, 3) hanks (A). Shown in #3030 (White- hand dyed to pale grey).
Kid-Seta by Schulana, 70% Kid Mohair, 30% Silk - 230 yds / 25g ball: 5 (6, 7) balls (B). Shown in #60 (Lilac).
3.75 mm (approx US 5) 16” and 24” circular needles
4.5 mm (approx US 7) 24” circular needle
8 mm (approx US 11) needle (for help with loose bind off only)
9 mm (approx US 13) needle (for help with loose bind off only)
3.5 mm (approx US E-4) crochet hook
Additional Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle
All yarn and needles distributed by skacel collection, Inc.
Gauge: 21 sts and 29 rows = 4” x 4” in Stockinette Stitch
To save time, check your gauge and read all instructions thoroughly before beginning.
1) Piece is worked with 1 strand of each yarn held together.
2) Skirt and cowl neck of dress are worked in the Embossed Diamond Pattern, while the bodice is worked in the Seed Diamond Pattern.
3) When binding off stitches, unless noted otherwise, use a US size 11 needle to ensure a loose bind off.
4) Front and Back are worked the same.