When I came across this pattern on Ravelry, I thought it was one of the cutest baby knits I had ever seen. So naturally, I had to make one for my new niece, Elinor. Then I saw that Knit Picks had a new sock yarn that's both superwash and super-soft, super-duper! Hahaha!
She's quite the little big'un, so I had to be careful not to make it too small. I'm glad most of the clothes I've given to my sister for her weren't newborn-sized, she'd have grown out of them nearly immediately!
Project Specifications - see it on Ravelry!
- Pattern - Little Sister's Dress by Tora Frøseth Design
- Yarn - Knit Picks Self Striping Felici Sock Yarn - Mixed Berries (2 balls)
- Needles - Knit Picks Metal DPN's sz3 (6",) Addi Lace circular sz3 (32",) Addi Turbo circulars sz3 (24" & 16")
- Notions - 3 lilac flower buttons (1/2") & 3 magenta cat's eye buttons (1/4")
I'm not entirely sure how I ended up with the placket on the opposite side. I had to adjust the pattern so I knit the front section first, then bound off for an armhole. Next I knit the back, and then bound off for the second armhole. It wasn't too difficult to judge from the pictures what I should be doing, but for the life of me, I can't figure out what I screwed up! It wasn't too hard to deal with though, and I think it turned out just fine. Except for the opening being on the opposite side, you'd never know there was any difference from the written pattern, so I'm pleased I could work through my issues instead of letting them stop me. There's a bunch on Ravelry with the placket reversed like mine, so I feel a little bit better! :)