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GrandmaLori
10-05-2008, 10:28 PM
Here's the little dress for Lexi (age 2). It was a 2 day job this weekend. I used yarn called Jeannee from Plymouth. It calls itself worsted weight, but seemed thinner to me. I hope the dress isn't too small, but if it is, I have a spare great-neice who's just 1 year old, so it will still be wearable. I added the shiny beads in at the chest and hemline - always popular with moms of little girls

Pattern :



http://moreknits.blogspot.com/2008/05/purple-summer-dress.html

GrandmaLori
10-05-2008, 10:37 PM
One thing I wish I could improve: the pattern says to increase 10 times evenly across the row. I used the KFB increase, and each one looks like a little lumpy mistake. I have used the make 1 before, but it seems to leave a little mark too. Any suggestions?

ArtLady1981
10-06-2008, 01:29 AM
Oh my...this little dress is just too adorable! :thumbsup:

Jan in CA
10-06-2008, 01:33 AM
Awww so cute! I bet she looks adorable in it!

Dimpledapple
10-06-2008, 02:33 AM
Tres cute!

ritaw
10-06-2008, 02:44 AM
Very pretty dress. I love the colour :)

GinnyG
10-06-2008, 05:25 AM
Just adorable!

Karina
10-06-2008, 06:10 AM
That is a lovely dress. Love the colour as well.

Sorry no suggestions for the increasing. I usually like to use M1 where you pick up the yarn between stitches and sort of twist it and then knit. Have you looked through the videos here I think there are a few different ways of increasing.

Slim
10-06-2008, 06:48 AM
That little dress is just precious! Great idea with the beads. Love the color too.

My favorite increase when I don't want it to show is the invisible increase. Here's a link:

http://techknitting.blogspot.com/search?q=invisible+increase

sue in canada
10-06-2008, 08:02 AM
Very cute and such a pretty colour.

Camila
10-06-2008, 12:37 PM
That's cute. Keep up the good work.

evona
10-06-2008, 01:05 PM
Great little dress!!! :)

Slim, thanks for the link to the invisible increase! That's great to know :cheering:

GirlChris
10-06-2008, 10:44 PM
That is so sweet, I hope it fits her cuz it's just precious. I'm glad to see some increasing advice as well. I can use it too. LOL

WandaT
10-08-2008, 06:50 AM
It's beautiful!!