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Gudny Maria Hoskuldsdottir

for Istex - Iceland   2003

Book 23-20 Bara (ages 2 - 6)

This is a most charming dress for a little girl, worked traditionally in the Icelandic fashion. Circularly knit body and sleeves are joined at the yoke and then finished in the round. Underarm stitches are grafted together; we don't count this as 'sewing', so this piece is seam-free. You work the simple fair isle yoke colour pattern from a chart. A little crochet finishes the edges of the hem, cuffs, and neckline. The 'Empire'-style waist is just a 1/1 rib, working the K1's through back loops. Pretty and lively; sweet and easy.

Pattern Detail

  • fair isle yoke pattern not written out, but charted
  • no schematics
  • no sewing
  • all season
  • circular, bottom-up / toe-up, no sewing
  • 3 sizes, to fit ages 2 - 6 (finished chest 22", 23.5", 26")
  • digital PDF has 5 pages (a4 size)
  • easy
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 4.5 mm
    • US 7
    • 19.0 st st
Click below for more images and yarn requirements
Bara1 Bara2 Istex_bk30_baradata

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