Snow Dancer by Leeana Gardiner
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Snow Dancer

Knitting
March 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
590 - 1490 yards (539 - 1362 m)
2 - 10 years
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The Snow Dancer dress is knit in pieces with the snowflake motifs being duplicate stitched on later. Designed to be worn as a tunic or a dress, with puffy, cap sleeves. Icord edging gives this close-fitting a-line dress a nice, smooth finish.

Note: This dress pattern is so versatile, you can make this dress without the snowflakes if you choose.

I found that working the duplicate stitch created a better fabric and feel than intarsia would, however, it may also be an option. (If you choose to work the intarsia I highly recommend swatching some of the snowflakes first, so that you can be sure that you like the outcome.) However, please note, the pattern has been written for duplicate stitch.

Sizing
2 years (3 years, 4 years, 5 years), (6 years, 7 years, 8 years, 10 years)

Materials
Approximate Yarn: 360 (490, 530, 560), (605, 695, 790, 909) grams DK weight yarn
Approximate Yardage: 540 735, 795, 840, 905, 1040, 1185, 1365 metres or 590 805, 870, 920, 990, 1140, 1300, 1490 yards
You will also need a darning needle for sewing in ends, scrap yarn for marking out gridlines

Needle Size
3.00 mm (2.5) and 4.00 mm (US 6) knitting needles

Gauge
22 stitches and 30 rows over 10cm or 4” over stocking stitch

Skill Level
Intermediate - you will need to know how to pick up stitches, work an icord cast on and cast off, read charts and seam..

Copyright
The copyright of this pattern remains with the author – Leeana Gardiner. It is intended for personal use only and is not to be shared with others. Please direct your friends to purchase their own copy! If you are personally hand knitting items, you are welcome to do what you wish with your finished items, whether that be sell, gift or donate. Please do not claim the design to be your own. By purchasing this pattern, you are agreeing to these terms