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HARRIET'S TENNIS DRESS

Tennis Dress

With 4mm needles and white double knit yarn cast on 50 stitches.

Stocking stitch 8 rows starting with a knit row.

Knit 2 together all across row.   (25 sts)

Purl 1 row.

Knit 4, knit 2 together, repeat across row, Knit 1 to finish.  (21 sts)

Continue in Knit 1, purl 1 rib for 12 rows.

Cast off 7stitches. (1 stitch on needle)

Halter Neck band

Turn work and cast on 14 stitches   (15 stitches on needle)

Cast off 14 stitches  (1 stitch left on needle)

Turn work and continue to cast off the remaining stitches on left hand needle for top of dress. (Make sure your cast off edge is not worked too tightly.

 

Make up

Sew up the two edges of dress together. This will sit a centre back.

Attach other end of halter neck to dress with a few stitches.

 

Decorate with a crochet strawberry flower

 

Pants

With 4mm needles and white double knit yarn cast on 22 stitches.

Work in knit 1, purl 1 rib for 4 rows.

Continue in stocking stitch for 8 rows.

Cast off all stitches not too tightly.

 

Make up

Join edges together. This seam will sit at centre back. The rib will be the waist of the pants.

Make leg holes by joining front to back at centre lower edge of pants which is the cast off edge.

Hareband

With 4mm needles and white Double knit yarn cast on 12 stitches.

Knit 1, purl 1 rib for 6 rows.

Cast off all stitches.

Sew side seam together to finish hareband.

 

Decorate with a crochet strawberry flower