Sunday, September 21, 2014

Ugly dress

I used Queensland Collection Himalayas

Needles size 8 and 10

CO 68 sts with larger needles

K2p2 for 4 rows

K in the round for 9.5" from beginning

K2 k2tog to last 3 sts, k1 k2tog

Switch to smaller needles. 

K 1 row

P 1 row

Knit until body is 10" from beginning

Bo 4 sts. Knit 17. BO 8 sts. Knit 17. BO 4 sts. 

Break yarn and rejoin at the beginning of the next row. 

K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1

Knit it stockinette until piece is 11 1/4" long. 

K 4, BO 7, K 4

Knit stockinette the four stitches until front measures 14". Slip stitches onto a holder. Repeat with other 4 stitches to 14" and place onto a holder. 

Repeat for the back

Using a 3 needle bind off, connect the shoulder seams. 

Pick up and knit around the neck and arms (separately) and then bind off loosely. 

Sew in your ends and enjoy. 

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