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« on: May 02, 2013 06:55:49 AM »

Yesterday, while waiting for my head to stop throbbing from my stupid root canal  Angry, I decided to finally try this knit doll dress I have admired for a while on Ravelry. I wasn't sure if my knitting skills were up to the task, but I was going to be sitting on the sofa all day anyway, so I thought I would give it a try.  It came out GREAT!



The lacey skirt part was actually easy once I got going on it, but the fancy bottom edge was super tricky, and took me many, many tries to get it right--but once it "clicked" for me, it was easy too! I love the bell shape of the skirt.  (As you can see from the two pictures, I tried a couple of different flower details.) The dress is knit on two needles, so it has a seam halfway up the back and closes with a snap at the back neckline.



If I can do this, any advanced beginner knitter can!  You can find the pattern HERE.


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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2013 07:14:22 AM »

You can do anything Leslie!

Lovely little dress. I like the pink/purple flower best if you ask me.
And the dress looks so complicated. Turned out great, great job!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2013 07:49:27 AM »

It turned out lovely!  The skirt is particularly cute...and I love the tiny tiny flower details!
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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2013 08:26:33 AM »

Love it!
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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2013 12:33:26 PM »

How beautiful, Leslie! It looks complicated, though I know nothing about knitting. Great job!

(and I really want one now!!)

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« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2013 01:37:19 PM »

Very pretty Leslie! It does look complicated but very lovely. The flower is just the right touch!!
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« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2013 02:07:50 PM »

Thanks everyone!
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« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2013 07:52:29 AM »

Thanks for sharing the pattern Smiley
I love the color you chose.
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« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2013 09:53:24 AM »

I didn't even notice the little flower the first time- it adds the perfect touch! Everything you touch turns to cuteness!

With all your skill and crazy talent, you should open an Etsy shop. You'd make a killing with all the cool stuff you know how to make.

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