Knitted purple dress
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Knitted purple dress

knitted dress

An elegant purple dress with multi-colored waves along the hem - what could be better for a vacation by the sea?.. You won’t be hot in it even in the July heat: the openwork fabric made of natural yarn is perfectly ventilated.

The description states that the model is knitted from bamboo thread - it is completely replaceable with linen and cotton, which is more familiar to needlewomen in our latitudes. By the way, note: this knitted dress does not require lining, which reduces the time it takes to work on it.

Author: Akhmerova O. Sh.

Size: 36/38.

 Medium degree of difficulty.


You will need: 650 g of Vita Fancy “BAMBOO” yarn (100 % bamboo; 125 m/50 g), of which 550 g purple, 50 g dark purple, 50 g white; knitting needles No. 4; auxiliary knitting needle; hook number 4.

Types of patterns: On the knitting needles: purl stitch (knit. r. – purl. st., purl. r. – knit. st.), garter stitch (knit. and purl. r. – knit. p.); semi-patent elastic band 1/1: 1st row: * K1. p., 1 p. p. *, repeat from * to *; 2nd row: * Slip 1 p. (thread in front of the loop), k1. n. repeat from * to *. 

wave pattern: knit according to the pattern; 

knitting patterns

braid pattern: knit according to the pattern. Knit stitches wide before rapport, repeat repeat, end with loops after repeat.

knitting patterns

Fantasy pattern: 1st row: * K3. p., from 3 p. knit 3 p. (1 knit p., 1 yarn over, 1 knit p.) *, repeat from * to *: 2nd, 4th rows: purl. st. 3rd row: * from 3 sts, knit 3 sts (1 knit stitch, 1 yarn over, 1 knit stitch), k3. p. *, repeat from * to *. Repeat in height from rows 1 to 4.

 Knitting density: 20 p. x 20 p. = 10 x 10 cm, knitted on knitting needles No. 4 purl. satin stitch thread in 2 folds.



Description of knitting dress:

Back: using white yarn in a cross-shaped cast-on on knitting needles No. 4, cast on 108 stitches + 2 edges. p. and knit 1 r. purl satin stitch Next knit 28 r. With a “wave” pattern, changing the colors of the threads as follows: * 4 p. – white yarn, 4 r. – purple yarn, 4 p. – dark purple yarn *, repeat from * to * 1 time, 4 p. – white yarn.

Next knit with purple yarn 64 r. "braid" pattern.

To design the side line in 38 r. from the beginning of knitting, close in each purl. path 1 p., then in every 18th p. 2 times, 1 p. in each purl. path. On knitting needles = 74 sts.

Next knit 20 r. semi-patent elastic band 1/1.

Then knit with a fancy pattern according to the diagram.

To design the armhole line in 138 r. from the beginning of knitting, close 5 sts on both sides, then in every 2nd p. 1 time for 2 sts. On knitting needles = 60 sts. To design the neck line in 148 r. from the beginning of knitting, close the middle 34 sts. On knitting needles = 13 sts. In 178 r. From the beginning of knitting, close all the loops in one row.

Perform the left shoulder in the same way.

Before: knit like a back.

Assembly and finishing of the dress: Sew shoulder and side seams. Tie the neckline and armhole line in a circle using a hook as follows: 1st row: st. b/n; 2nd row: 1 tbsp. b/n, * 4 tbsp. s/n in the 2nd art. b/n the previous row from the hook, 1 tbsp. b/n in the 2nd art. b/n of the previous row from the hook, repeat from * to * to the end of the row. Finish each row with a connection. Art.

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