This dress was designed for my daughter who loves to wear pretty feminine dresses with loads of detail and as long a hem as possible. Pinnate was named after the feather like features of a lavender flower as the lace in this pattern mimics the structure of the petals.
SIZE: 2T ( 4T, 6, 8, 10, 12)
Shown in size 6
Chest 23 (25, 27, 29, 30.5, 32)” before blocking
Length: 19.25 (24.25, 26, 29.5, 32.25, 34.75)”before blocking, unworn. The weight of the skirt will cause some stretching in the length of this garment.
Knitpicks Comfy Sport [75% Pima Cotton, 25% Acrylic; 50g/136 yd]; color: Lilac Mist 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) balls
1 US #5/3.75mm 24-inch circular needle, (may want to change to a 16 inch circular after dress decreases) change needle size if necessary to obtain gauge
1 set US #6/4.00 mm double pointed needles, (for knit-on i-cord edging around neck, tight knitters may need to go up one more needle size for this area)
Tapestry needle, stitch holders or waste yarn, 4 stitch markers
22sts/28 rows = 4” square in stockinette stitch
2T: 680 yards
4T: 800 yards
6: 930 yards
8: 1220 yards
10: 1240 yards
12: 1350 yards
This garment will not stretch as indicated in the schematic if another yarn is substituted. The pattern accounts for the stretch of Knitpick’s Comfy only.