knitting pattern for a woollen pinafore dress for girls

4-ply weight wool - needles no 3 - 3½ mm


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a knitting pattern LEONORA

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LEONORA - a beautiful woollen pinafore dress for the girl. The wool is a 4-ply weight (fingering). The model is worked from top towards bottom. The upper part is in large ribbed pattern whereas the striped skirt is worked in stocking st. The work has mainly been made in rounds on circular needles - or you can work flat front and back separately and then stitch together by sewing. Everything is well explained in the pattern which includes a chart for the coloured stripes.
A nice and enjoyable knitting.
Skill level required from 1 (beginner) to 5 (advanged): 3.
The measurements given troughout the pattern are all in cm as well as in inches.
Sizes: 8 - 10 - 12 yrs
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  • Sizes included in the pattern: 8 - 10 - 12 yrs
    Sizes by height: 128 - 140 - 152 centilong
    Measurements of the garment:
    Chest: 70 cm - 76 cm - 80 cm (in: 27½ - 30 - 31½)
    Length: 60 cm - 74 cm - 81 cm (in: 23½ - 29¼ - 31¾)
    Yarn: this design applies for a 4-ply wool, 50 g = ca. 210 meters. In total 275 - 325 - 375 g divided in 100 - 150 - 200 g of col. A (bluish green), 50 g of col. B (pearl grey), 50 g of col. C (olive green), 25 g of col. D (purple) and 50 g of col. E (dark blue). The amount of col. D and E depends on which colour used for the borders.
    The original model was made in BABY, 100 % merino wool, from Campolmi Roberto Filati in Florence (Firenze), Italy.
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    Needles: and circular needles no 2½ mm and 3 mm.
    Tension/gauge in stocking st: 25 sts on needles no 3 mm = 10 cm (4 in)
    Suggestions of yarn alternatives: Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift, ROWAN Fine Tweed, PATONS Merino Extrafine 4-ply, LANG YARNS Merino 200 Bebe, Malabrigo Sock, Cascade 220 Fingering, MONDIAL Decatì.
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