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Very Cherry by Alana Dakos

Alana Dakos

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PRE-ORDER any 1 color
Peony 320
Zinc 304
French Blue 316
Sprout 303
Bleached 726
Blood Orange 445
Poppy 741
Shell 845
Nightshade 746
Midnight 868
Shoot 814
Dawn Grey 831
Ivy 812

Wrap a little girl in a beautiful cherry-red summer dress with exquisite detailing.  With a lacework hem, ribbed band and babbles around the neckline, that special little girl will look delightful. The cotton is ideal for summer outings, but the style could also transition into fall by pairing the dress over leggings and a long sleeved top.

Kit includes pattern (pdf & printed) and selected yarn.

 Sport Weight

DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Organic Cotton Skinny by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Certified Organic Cotton; 65g/150yds): 3 (4, 4, 4, 5) Skeins. Shown in Cherry.  PRE-ORDER now available!  Please choose any color and allow at least 5 business days for shipping to your location.

ALTERNATE YARN: Cotton Glacé by Rowan (100% Cotton; 50g/126yds): 4 (5, 5, 5, 6) Skeins.  This favorite yarn in Europe is a slightly more lustrous yarn than Organic Cotton Skinny.  At an economical price point with easy care instructions, this yarn is a staple in most knitting stashes.  PRE-ORDER now available in any color.  Please contact us prior to placing your order to verify availability and shipping timeframe.

NEEDLES: Size US 6 / 4mm 16" circular needle for smaller sizes and neck edging.
Size US 6 / 4mm 24" circular needle
Size US 6 / 4mm 32" circular needle for larger sizes
Spare set of US #6/4mm straight needles or spare circular needle for 3 needle bind off.  Please swatch to obtain proper gauge 
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Stitch Holder or waste yarn, Tapestry Needle

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
GAUGE: 24 stitches & 30 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch

SIZES: 3MO/6MO (9 MO/12MO, 2, 3, 4/5/6).  Modeled with 0" positive ease
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Chest: 17-18 (19-20, 21, 22, 23-25)"  Length: 14-16.5 (18-21.5, 23, 24, 25-27)" after blocking
YARDAGE: 440-470, 500-520, 540, 570, 600-650) yds

Images courtesy of Alana Dakos/Never Not Knitting

Category: Baby, Child, Cotton, DK, Dress, Girl, Sport, Tunic

Type: pattern

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