Pipit has everything to keep you and the wearer interested! Tactile bobbles and mirrored cable panels make this a pattern suitable for the confident knitter. The bodice is knit flat in 100% silky soft Pima cotton with the instructions for the cables being both written and charted so you can pick which you prefer. The back divides with a grown on buttoned placket. When both front and back are finished the shoulder seams are joined and stitches are picked up for the neckband. The dress is finished with a gathered skirt of classic Liberty Tana Lawn.
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 knitting stitches, following a cable pattern, twisted 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.
6-9 months to fit chest 43cm (actual size 46cm)
1-2 years to fit chest 50 cm (actual size 54cm)
2-3 years to fit chest 55cm (actual size 57.5cm)
3-4 years to fit chest 59 cm (actual size 66cm)