Evoking the texture of brocade, the two slip stitch patterns in this lovely coat dress provide a rich visual tapestry, yet are simple to execute. Wear- ing this sweet sweater, your little darling will feel like a princess who’s just stepped out of a fairy tale.
Construction: Begin with a provisional cast-on and work the bodice up towards the shoulders in one piece, dividing for the armholes. Then remove the provisional cast-on and work down to the hem using progressively larger needles to create a slight A-line shape. Sleeves are worked flat.
26 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches in St st using US 3 (3.25 mm) needle28 sts and 64 rows = 4 inches in Three-and-One pattern using US 3 (3.25 mm) needle28 sts and 64 rows = 4 inches in Two-Tone Lattice pattern using US 3 (3.25 mm) needle
Increases / decreases, provisional cast-on, working simple slip-stitch pattern from charts or written instructions, knowledge of basic sweater construction, picking up stitches, seaming, buttonholes.