Yeah the Dress is finished, on time even:)! I am super happy with it and the pattern turned out pretty good as well! So, for your knitting pleasure I give you the Baby Ribbon Dress!
2 skeins Kollage Yarns Hope, or another DK weight 100% Cotton Yarn approx 320 yds. You can make both the dress and the hat out of the 2 skeins of yarn!
Size 6 16" Circular Needle
Crochet Hook the same size as your needle
Gauge: 5 stitches and 7 rows to 1"
Cast On 106 stitches. Join in the round, PM, being careful not to twist!
Round 1: *K1,P1* Repeat Around
Round 2: *P1,K1* Repeat Around
Knit 10 rounds, on the last round place a different marker at 53 stitches, this is for the decreases.
Decrease Round: K1, SSK, K to 3 stitches before marker, K2tog, K1, slip marker, K1, SSK, Knit to 3 stitches before marker, K2tog, K1
Knit 5 Rounds.
Repeat the above decrease pattern with Decrease Row and Knitting 5 rounds 8 times.
Eyelet Round: *YO, K2tog* Repeat Around
K 2 rounds
Divide for front and back. You will work the back first and then the front. You will work the front and back in stockinette stitch, Knitting the RS and Purling the WS.
Row 1: BO 4 stitches, Knit till end of row
Row 2: BO 4 stitches, Purl till end of row
Row 3: BO 3 Stitches, Knit till end of row
Row 4: BO 3 Stitches, Purl till end of row
Row 5: K2tog, knit till last 2 stitches, K2tog
Continue in Stockinette Stitch until piece measure 3" from eyelet row.
*You will be using 2 balls of yarn, 1 for each strap!
Row1: K5, attach yarn from new ball, Bo till 5 stitches left, K5
Continue in Stockinette until straps are 2" long. Place stitches on Stitch holders, you will be using the 3 needle Bind off to hook the shoulders together!
Row 1: BO 2, Knit till end of row
Row 2: BO 2, purl till end of row
Row 3: K2tog, Knit to last 2 stitches, K2tog
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: K2tog, knit to last 2 stitches, K2tog
Continue in Stockinette Stitch until piece measures 3" from eyelet Row.
Row1 : K8, BO stitches till 8 remain for second strap, K8.
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: Knit, decreasing 1 on the neck edge
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: Knit, decreasing 1 on the neck edge
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: Knit, decreasing 1 on the neck edge (5 stitches for each strap)
Continue in Stockinette Stitch till straps measure 2". using 3 needle Bind Off, BO the back and front shoulder stitches.
Using the Crochet hook, single crochet around the armholes and neck edge.
Weave in all ends and thread ribbon through the eyelet row.