|Lil Miss Tutu Pants|
Pink Tutu Twirl dress for 7" doll.
My own design for dress.
Doll is http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rainbow-babies
Yarn: Baby DK 8 ply light
Sz 2 DPN
Simple A-line dress worked in-the-round and top-down on DPN's. Lace picot hem. 2 button straps.
Cast on 28 stc's and divide between 3 DPN, as 9,10,9
Row 1: k joining in the round taking care not to twist stitches, pm.
Row 2: p
Row 3: k
Row 4-5: k1,p1
Row 6: (k1, k1fb) to end of round. Increase row.
Row 7-20: k
Row 21: (k1, k1fb). Increase row.
Row 22: p
Row 23-24: k
Row 25: (k1, yo) Starting Lace..
Row 26: k
Row 27: (k1, k2tog)
|Hemming with slip stitch|
Row 30: bind off leaving a long enough tail for hemming.
Picot Hem: fold under and slip stitch hem to the under side of the Purl row.
on back top of dress pick up 3 stc's on side where you want first strap to start.
Knit these 3 stc's for 1 3/4" then
1st button hole row: k1, yo, k2
2nd button hole row: k1, k2tog, k1
3rd row: k and bind off.
Make second strap same way picking up 3 stch's on opposite side of dress back.
Buttons: The fun part. Look through your vintage button collection for 2 tiny perfect buttons. Pure joy finding just the right buttons for the job.
|Ready to twirl|
p - purl
k1fb - knit 1 front and back
st - stitch, stitches
st st - stocking knit stitch
MC - main color
CC - contrast color
pm - place marker