WINTER FORMAL

MATERIALS:Sport yarn-2 ozs.:1 yd. trim; 4 size 4/0 snaps; sewing thread to match yarn and trim; sewing and tapestry needles; D hook or size needed to obtain gauge. GAUGE:6 dc = 1"; 3 dc rows = 1".

DRESS Bodice

Row 1:Starting at waist, ch 19, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn (18).

Row 2:Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next st, (2 dc in next st, dc in next st) across, turn (27).

Row 3:Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 10 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in each of next sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in last 12 sts, turn (30).

Row 4:Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 11 sts, 2 dc in each of next 2 sts, dc next 2 sts tog, 2 dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in last 12 sts, turn (34)

Row 5:Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 11 sts, (dc next 2 sts tog)2 times, dc in next st, (dc next 2 sts tog)2 times, dc in next 12 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn (32).

Row 6:Ch 1, sc in first 11 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, sc in next 6 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, sc in last 11 sts (30). Fasten off.

SKIRT

Row 1:Working on opposite side of starting ch, with wrong side of row 1 facing you, join with sc in first ch, sc in same ch, 2 sc in each ch across, turn (36).

Row 2:Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, (dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st) across, turn (45).

Rnd 3:Working in rnds, ch 3, dc in each st around, join with sl st in top of ch 3, do not turn.

Rnd 4:Ch 3,dc in next st, 2 dc in next st,(dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st)around, join as before (60).

Rnd 5-6:Repeat rnd 3.

Rnd 7:Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, (dc in next st, 2 dc in next st)around, join (90).

Rnds 8-9: Repeat rnd 3.

Rnd 10: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, (dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st) around, join (108).

Rnds 11-19: Repeat rnd 3.

Rnd 20: Ch 1, sc in first st, skip next st, 5 dc in next st, skip next st,(sc in next st, skip next st, 5 dc in next st, skip next st)around, join with sl st in first sc (27 sc).

Fasten off.

For facing, working in ends of row across back opening, join with sc in row 6 on bodice, 2 sc in each dc row, sc in each sc row across to opposite end of row 6. Fasten off.

Sew 3 snaps evenly spaced down back opening. Starting at center top of bodice, sew trim to dress.

SHAWL

Row 1: Ch 49, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn (48).

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in each st across, turn.

Rows 3-12: Ch 3, (dc next 2 sts tog) 2 times, dc in each st across to last 4 sts, (dc next 2 sts tog) 2 times, turn, ending with 8 sts in last row.

Row 13: Ch 2, dc in next st, (dc next 2 sts tog) 3 times (5).

Fasten off.

Sew trim across pointed edge of shawl. Sew snap on row 2.

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Happy Crafting! Marenka