FLOWERED IN THIS SUMMER!
Size: 8 years
Materials: 2 balls of Anne Circulo yarn in the color 1198; Cléa Circulo 125 yarn, 1 ball each of the colors 3581, 1430, and 2194; Maxi Perlé Círculo yarn, 1 skein each of the colors 2450, and 3080; knitting needles Círculo # 4,0 and 3,5; 1 crochet hook no. 3 (1,25 mm), and 1 tapestry needle.
Knitting: stocking stitch (1st row: knit - 2nd row: purl). Elastic 1/1, (1st row: 1 k, 1 p - 2nd row: 1 p, 1 k). Hem stitch (1st row: 2 stitches together in k, 1 loop - 2nd row: in purl).
Crochet: chain, single crochet, double crochet and double treble.
Embroidering: Daisy stitch, Stem stitch and French knots
Gauge: 1 square of 10 x 10 cm in stocking stitch (1 thread) = 26 sts x 31 rows and 1 square of 10 x 10 cm in stocking stitch (2 threads) = 22 sts x 27 rows.
Skirt: Using 2 threads of Anne yarn and knitting needles no. 4, cast on 82 sts and work 2,5 cm in stocking stitch. Work 2 rows in hem stitch. Continue working in stocking stitch. When 14 cm from beginning, make 7 decreases (10 k, 2 k together). When 21 cm from beginning, make 7 decreases. Repeat the decreases when the piece measures 25 cm from beginning. Continue in stocking stitch and when 27 cm, make 2 rows in hem stitch. Work 2 rows more in stocking stitch and bind off. Make the other part equally.
Assembly: sew sides with invisible stitches. Make the hem. Make 1 picot round in the waist. Make a cord and pass it through the spaces of the hem stitch in the waist and tie.
Back: Using 1 thread of Anne yarn and knitting needles no. 3,5, cast on 70 sts and work 2 cm in stocking stitch. Work 2 rows in hem stitch. Continue working in stocking stitch. When 16 cm from beginning, shape the armholes, binding off 5 sts at each side, in the beginning of each row (6 times). Continue straight for 4 rows. Then increase at each side, at each row, 1 st. When 28 cm from beginning, bind off for low neck, the 17 central stitches. Continue each side separately. Bind off 1 st at the side of the low neck, at each row. At the side of the armholes, continue to increase 1 st at each row. When 31 cm from beginning, bind off the stitches.
Front: as same as back. When 16 cm from beginning, bind off for armholes, at each side, 4 sts, 3 sts, 2 sts, 1 st. When 20 cm from beginning, bind off the 6 central stitches and work each side separately, binding off for neckline 1 st at each row (14 times). When 31 cm from beginning, bind off the stitches.
Assembly: sew sides and shoulders with invisible stitches. Using a circular knitting needle, cast on 138 stitches around the neckline, and work in elastic stitch 1/1 for 5 rounds. Around armholes, cast on 124 stitches and work in elastic stitch 1/1 for 5 rounds. Bind off the stitches.
Flowerpot: using 1 thread of Cléia 125 yarn and the crochet hook, make 1 flowerpot of each color, following the Diagram.
Flowerets: using the same thread and crochet hook, make 1 floweret of each color, following the Diagram.
Sew the flowerpots and flowerets to the front of the top. Using the thread Maxi Perlé, embroider the stem in stem stitch and the leaves in daisy stitch. In the center of the flower, make some French knots, according to the Diagram.