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Ainsworth & Prin Plover with Liberty print skirt

£32.00£40.00

Plover has a classic look.  A garter stitch eyelet border and an all over textured pattern is easily created by yarn overs making it a quick yet fun knit for the advanced beginner.  Knit in super soft 100% Pima cotton Plover buttons up the back for easy dressing and has sewn on Liberty Tana Lawn skirt for a nostalgic vintage feel.  Front and back are knit separately and then joined at the shoulder, stitches are picked up for the neckband, then the sleeves are knitted and attached.

A simple gathered skirt of finely woven Liberty Tana Lawn is sewn to the bodice.

Skills required: casting on, casting off, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches and yarn overs.  The skirt is machine sewn on.

The kit includes the pattern, Pima cotton, fabric, co-ordinating buttons and sewing thread. Needles not included.
Machine washable on a delicate cycle at 30 degrees.

Sizes
6-12 months to fit chest 47cm (actual size 52cm)
1-2 years to fit chest 50 cm (actual size 55cm)
2-3 years to fit chest 55cm (actual size 60cm)
3-4 years to fit chest 59 cm (actual size 63cm)

Ainsworth & Prin Robin with a needlecord skirt

£32.00£38.00

This cosy little dress has a distinct Scandinavian look with a simple slipped stitch stripe and very easy cross stitch embroidery.  Paired with woolly tights it makes a lovely winter party frock.  The top is knitted from the bottom up, in the round dividing for the front and back after the colour work has been completed.  The shoulders have a neat three needle cast off and the sleeves are knitted flat with cross stitch embroidery added after seaming.  A simple gathered baby cord skirt is sewn to the bodice.

Skills required: casting on, casting off, three needle cast off, short rows, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches, cross stitch embroidery.  The skirt is machine sewn on.

The kit includes the pattern, Pima cotton yarn, fabric, co-ordinating buttons and sewing thread. Needles not included.
Machine washable on a delicate cycle at 30 degrees.

Sizes
6-12 months to fit chest 47cm (actual size 50cm)
1-2 years to fit chest 50 cm (actual size 55cm)
2-3 years to fit chest 55cm (actual size 60cm)
3-4 years to fit chest 59 cm (actual size 65cm)

 

Ainsworth & Prin Sparrow with Liberty print skirt

£32.00£40.00

The simplest of our dresses to make Sparrow has a nautical feel.  Easy to knit in graduated moss and stocking stitch stripes with moss stitch edgings.  The front divides with each side being knit separately, stitches are then picked up for the front bib which has yarn over buttonholes.  Front and back are knit flat and then joined at the shoulders, and stitches picked up for the moss stitch neck band.

A simple gathered skirt of finely woven Liberty Tana Lawn is sewn to the bodice.

Skills required: casting on, casting off, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches and yarn overs.  The skirt is machine sewn on.

The kit includes the pattern, Pima cotton, fabric, co-ordinating buttons and sewing thread. Needles not included.
Machine washable on a delicate cycle at 30 degrees.

Sizes
6-12 months to fit chest 47cm (actual size 50.5cm)
1-2 years to fit chest 50 cm (actual size 53.5cm)
2-3 years to fit chest 55cm (actual size 58.5cm)
3-4 years to fit chest 59 cm (actual size 63.5cm)

Ainsworth & Prin Wren with Liberty print skirt

£32.00£40.00

Wren is a demure, nostalgic style with its button-up Peter Pan collar.  The front, back and sleeves are knitted flat and then sewn together with a simple skirt of classic Liberty Tana Lawn.  The bodice is textured with a simple slip stitch pattern and the collar, cuffs and waist are trimmed with a narrow lace edging which adds a bit of interest for the confident knitter.

 

Skills required: casting on, casting off, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches and yarn overs.  The skirt is machine sewn on.
The kit includes the pattern, Pima cotton, fabric, co-ordinating buttons and sewing thread. Needles not included.
Machine washable on a delicate cycle at 30 degrees.

Sizes
6-12 months to fit chest 47cm (actual size 51cm)
1-2 years to fit chest 50 cm (actual size 54cm)
2-3 years to fit chest 55cm (actual size 60cm)
3-4 years to fit chest 59 cm (actual size 64cm)