The dress has short sleeves ...
... and it is buttoned at the back.
Around the edges I have crocheted white edges to lighten it up a little.
Cast on 40 sts in white and knit 1 row. Change to blue and knit 4 rows ga, 2 rows st st. On next row increase 1 sts in every 4th sts = 50 sts in total. Continue knitting 5 rows st st inside 2 sts at each side knitted in ga. Put work aside and knit the other leg in the same way.
Knit both legs onto 4 double pointed ndls or a circular ndl and continue knitting 3 rows st st over all sts. Place a marker at center back and center front. Begin row from center back and do the following decreases: K1, k2tog, knit until 3 sts ...
The jacket has a flower pattern around the edge.
Around the waist, I have knitted 2 rows with eyelets and made 2 chords to thread through these eyelets. 1 cord in orange and 1 chord in white will make it a little different.
The cuffs around the arms is buttoned with white pearl buttons.
Cast on 137 sts in blue and knit 3 rows ga. Continue knitting 2 rows st st inside 6 sts at each side knitted in ga =edge sts/ front band. Continue knitting pattern (See diagram) inside edge sts. Edge sts are knitted in blue along the front of the jacket. When work measures 4 cm knit the 1st buttonhole like this: K2, k2tog, yon. (Repeat buttonholes every 3.5 cm) Continue knitting st st, edge sts and buttonholes until work measures 9 cm. On next row knit a row of eyelets inside edge sts. Knit like this: k2tog, yon alternatively across the row. Continue knitting 3 rows st st and edge sts and repeat knitting a new row of eyelets inside edge sts. Continue knitting 3 rows st st and edge sts before casting off for the armholes like this: Knit 34 sts, cast off 6 sts, k56, cast off 6 sts, k34.
Continue knitting front and back separately.
Right side front: Continue knitting st st and edge sts and at the same time decrease 1 sts along the sleeve every second row 5 times altog = 29 sts on row. Continue knitting st st and edge sts until work measures 17.5 cm before casting off for the neckline like this: Begin from the WS. Cast off 12,5,1,1 sts every second row and put shoulder sts onto a cable ndl.
Back: Continue knitting st st over all ....
White knee socks are knitted as belongings to this outfit. The socks have an orange pattern row knitted around the legs.
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