Mabel by Emma Sadler


July 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
183 - 549 yards (167 - 502 m)
Preemie, Newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months
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This dress was designed for my granddaughter; it is a fun knit that will look super cute on babies of all ages. The skirt alternates panels of stocking stitch with reverse stocking stitch to create pleats. These are designed to be oversized and flared, before decreasing into a garter waistband. The top has stocking stitch on the front and garter on the back to pull the whole effect together.

The skirt and waistband are knitted in the round, then the top front and back are knitted flat separately. It is the ideal project if you are new to knitting in the round and are ready to give it a go!

There are no seams to join. Once you have finished knitting you are good to go! For a more interesting look you could cross the straps at the back.

Sizes available are Preemie, Newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months and 6-12 months.

The sample was knitted in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK (45% Acrylic/55% Nylon) in colourway Misty Grey 703.

Gauge is 22 stitches and 30 rows worked in stocking stitch on 4mm/US6 needles = 4x4inches/10x10cm.

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