Knitting for women

Knitting for women

Striped dress

Striped dress

Pullover or mini-dress? Let's just say striped dress, a garment for all occasions. Pair it with opaque leggings for a sophisticated purist look.

Size: 34/36, 38/40, and 42/44. Figures for sizes 38/40 and 42/44 are given in parentheses, in ascending order, separated by a dash. If only one figure is given, it applies for all sizes.

Materials: ITO “Kinu” (100% silk, approx. 425 m/ 472 yds/ 50 g) 200 (200-250) g each of White, col 121, and Black, col 120; addi knitting needles, size 3 mm (US 2-3).

Rib pattern: k 2, p 2 alternately.

Pullover with cat pattern

Pullover with cat pattern

Size: 34/36, 38/40, and 42/44. Figures for sizes 38/40 and 42/44 are given in parentheses, in ascending order, separated by a dash. If only one figure is given, it applies for all three sizes.

Materials: Austermann Wolle “Natura” (46% wool, 28% viscose/rayon, 12% cotton, 7% alpaca, 7% mohair, approx. 100 m/111 yds/50 g) 300 (350-400)g of natural, col 01, and 50 g of Teal, col 11; Prym knitting needles, size 8 mm (US 11) and 1 circular needle, size 8 mm, 40 cm/16'' long.

Rib pattern: k 1, p 1 alternately.

Stocking stitch: k RS rows, p WS rows

Crocheted dress

Crocheted dress

Size: 34, 36/38, and 40/42. Figures for sizes 36/38 and 40/42 are given in parentheses, in ascending order, separated by a dash. If only one figure is given, it applies for all three sizes.

Materials: Schoeller + Stahl “Limone” (100% cotton, approx. 125 m/140 yds/50 g): 500 (550- 600) g of lime green, col 153; 1.5 m/60'' of green satin ribbon, 20 mm/3/4" wide; 1 addi crochet hook, size 3.5 mm (USE/4).

Treble with base loop: Crochet 4 ch, make 1 yarn round hook (yrh), insert hook in the 1st ch, draw 1 loop through, and crochet off with 1 yrh. Then crochet off 2 loops twice, as for normal tr. For each new tr, make 1 yrh and insert hook in the base loop of the last tr with base loop.

Lace cap

Lace cap

Size: for head circumference of approx. 56 - 60 cm/221/4" - 233/4".

Materials: Austermann “Algarve” (100% cotton, approx. 142 m/158750 g) 150 g of pink, col 50; Prym circular knitting needles, sizes 3 mm and 3.5 mm (US 2-3 and 4-5), each 50 cm/20" long, set of double pointed needles (dpn), size 3.5 mm.

Stocking stitch: in rnds, k all rnds.

Eyelet pattern: k 2 tog 2 and 1 yo alternately.

Lace pattern: Work in rnds, foil the chart. Only the pattern rnds are shown. Always read these from right to left. In the intermediate rnds (not shown), k all sts and yo's. Horizontally, rep the patt rep 10 times. Vertically, work rnds 1 - 60 once.

Slip dress

Slip dress

Slip dress can i leave the house like this? Certainly! This slip dress with opaque stockings also looks great paired with over-knee socks, trench coat, jeans or biker jacket.

Size: 36/38, 40/42, and 44/46. Figures for sizes 40/42 and 44/46 are given in parentheses, in ascending order, separated by a dash. If only one figure is given, it applies for all three sizes.

Materials: ITO “Sensai“ (60% mohair, 40% silk, approx. 240 m/ 267 yds/ 20 g): 80 (80-100) g of Pale Blush, col 235; addi knitting needles, size 3.5 mm (US 4-5).

Stocking stitch: k RS rows, p WS rows