Project 35: Rose Fragrance Аромат роз dress
Started May 19, 2014 - Finished May 25, 2014
Rose Fragrance Аромат роз by Larisa Valeeva
Incorporates: VICTORIA - Fine art lace stole pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm US 9 - 5.5 mm
Yarn used: 756 yards = 1.8 skeins
0.5 skeins = 210.0 yards (192.0 meters), 50 grams
Colorway: Dried rose
Color family: Red-purple
1.3 skeins = 546.0 yards (499.3 meters), 130 grams
Colorway": Sugar plum
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Top. Seamless, top down, circular. Started with provisional cast in on US 6 for 4 reps x 28 sts long. Joined and cont knitting in rose pattern on US 9. Added 2 more reps for sleeves. At the division of bodice and sleeves added 14 sts on each side ( knitting these sections in leaf pattern). Finished top with 2x2 rib pattern on US 6. Collar was knitted in rounds on US 9 for 3 rows, then finished with crochet hook 4 in Victoria fine art lace border and using crochet slip sts with contrast color. Sleeves were embellished with contrast color in picot edging. Also using crochet hook made lines from skirt to collar to connect 2 sections.
Skirt. increased st count for the skirt for 5 reps, then increased by another 5 reps towards the bottom of the skirt. Embellished the bottom with Victoria fine art lace border on crochet hook 4.
Note on adaptation. I used rose rep from the pattern ( 27 rows). In order to keep same sts count, I modified 1st row by knitting k2tog on 7th and 21st stitches. I also used another fragment, a leaf chart (1-9 rows , 14 sts wide). This pattern was helpful to fill in spaces when I was increasing sts count.
Yarn. The yarn is gorgeous, colors are beautiful! Highly recommend.