6 m (9-12 m) 1 (2-3) 4-5 (6-7) 8-10 (11-13) y
Size 11-13 for free this time, the rest can be purchased in our shop.
Pickles Extra Fine Merino
Main colour: 100 (150) 200 (250) 300 (350) 400 (450) g
Daisy colours: 50 g each of 3 different colours.
16” or 24” circular and double pointed needles US 4
Gauge per 4”
21 s and 30 rows
Chest measures flat
9 (10) 10.5 (11.5) 12.5 (13.5) 14 (15.5) “
14 (16) 18.5 (20.5) 22 (24) 25.5 (28.5) “
All girls should have a tunic with daisies around the shoulders. Easy to knit once you get the daisy tecnique, and lasts for a long time.
Tip: Give enough yarn when knitting the daisies, do not pull it tight.
Knit in the round. Cast on 152 s on circular needles. Work ribbing, k2, p2 for 1.5 “. Continue in stockinette. Increase 36 s evenly on the first round of stockinette (= 188 s.)
Place a marker after 94 s and at the beginning of the round to mark the sides of the dress.
Work until the piece measures 21.5 “. On the next round decrease 24 s in the following manner:
K2tog 6 times. Knit until 12 s is left before your next marker. K2tog 12 times. Knit until 12 s is left before your first marker. K2tog 6 times.
Continue until you have 4 s left before your next marker. Bind off 8 s. Continue until you have 4 s left before your first marker and repeat the bind off for the other side.
Put aside while making the arms
Cast on 64 s on double pointed needles and work ribbing, k2, p2 for 1.5 “. Bind off 8 s under the arm. (= 56 s.)
Make another arm and line up all the parts on the circular needle. The round now starts in the middle back. You have 260 s alltogether.
Change to daisy colour #1.
Round 1: Knit.
Round 2: *K3tog but don´t let them go off the left needle. YO, Knit the same 3 s together again. P1* Repeat between * and * throughout the round.
Change to daisy colour #2.
Round 3: Knit
Round 4: Slip 1 s. *P1. K3tog but don´t let them go off the left needle. YO, Knit the same 3 s together again.* Repeat between * and * throughout the round. After working the last stitch, put it back on the left needle again.
Change to daisy colour #2.
Repeat round 1 and 2.
Change to main colour
Knit one round while decreasing according to the size you are knitting. (See decrease rounds) Decrease by knitting 2 together.
Purl one round.
Repeat the daisy part until you have a total of 7 rows x 3 daisy rounds and there is 100 s left for the neck opening.
Do not decrease mathematically evenly, but spread the decreases around a little on each round to achieve the best result.
After the last decrease round for your size, do not purl round, but work ribbing for 1” and bind off.
Round 1: decrease 36 s
Round 2: decrease 32 s
Round 3: decrease 24 s
Round 4: decrease 24 s
Round 5: decrease 20 s
Round 6: decrease 16 s
Round 7: decrease 8 s