Ripple Dress

Ripple DressMATERIALS:
Caron Simply Soft Yarn
Size "G" hook

Bodice:
Chain 34...
1) Sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1 -- turn (33 sc).
2) Work in back loops only as follows
a) Sc in next 4 st 3 sc in next (left back)
b) Sc in next 6 st 3 sc in next (shoulder)
c) Sc in next 6 st 3 sc in next (front)
d) Sc in next 6 st 3 sc in next (shoulder)
e) Sc in next 7 st (right back)
f) Ch 1 turn (41 sc)
3) Work in back loops only -- sc in each st. Ch 1 -- turn (41 sc).
4) Work in back loops only as follows
a) Sc in next 5 st 3 sc in next (left back)
b) Sc in next 8 st 3 sc in next (shoulder)
c) Sc in next 8 st 3 sc in next (front)
d) Sc in next 8 st 3 sc in next (shoulder)
e) Sc in next 8 st (right back)
f) Ch 1 turn (49 sc)
5) Work in back loops only -- sc in each st. Ch 1 -- turn (49 sc).
6) Work in back loops only as follows
a) Sc in next 6 st 3 sc in next (left back)
b) Sc in next 10 st 3 sc in next (shoulder)
c) Sc in next 10 st 3 sc in next (front)
d) Sc in next 10 st 3 sc in next (shoulder)
e) Sc in next 9 st (right back)
f) Ch 1 turn (57 sc)
7) Work in back loops only -- sc in each st. Ch 1 -- turn (57 sc).
8) Work in back loops only as follows
a) Sc in next 7 st 3 sc in next (left back)
b) Sc in next 12 st 3 sc in next (shoulder)
c) Sc in next 12 st 3 sc in next (front)
d) Sc in next 12 st 3 sc in next (shoulder)
e) Sc in next 10 st (right back)
f) Ch 1 turn (65 sc)
9) Work in back loops only -- sc in each st. Ch 1 -- turn (65 sc).
10) Work in back loops only -- sc in each st. Ch 1 -- turn (65 sc).
11) Work in back loops only as follows for form armholes:
a) Sc in next 12 sc (back)
b) Skip next 14 st for arm
c) Sc in next 16 sc (front)
d) Skip next 14 st for arm
e) Sc in next 9 st (back)
f) Ch 1 turn (37 sc)
12) *Sc in next 4 sc 2 dc in next. Repeat across. Ch 1 turn (44 sc)
13) *Sc in next 4 sc 2 dc in next. Repeat across. Cut and secure yarn (52 st)

Skirt:
14) With right side facing, overlap short back over long back side 4 stitches. Attach yarn in 4th st to right of short edge with a sc. Hdc in 2 st; *3 hdc in next st; hdc in 2 st; sk 1 st; hdc in 2 st; repeat from * ending with sl st in 1st hdc (56)
15) Ch 3; dc in next st; *3 dc in next st; dc in next 2 st; dc next 2 st tog (dec dc made); dc in next 2 st; repeat from * ending with sl st in top of 1st dc (64)
16) Ch 1; hdc in same st; hdc in next 2 st; *3 hdc in next; hdc in next 3; sk next st; hdc in next 3; repeat from * end with sl st in top of 1st hdc (72)
17) Ch 3; dc in next 2 st; *3 dc in next st; dc in next 3 st; dc next 2 st tog; dc in next 3 st; repeat from * repeat from * ending with sl st in top of 1st dc (80)
18) Ch 1; hdc in same st; hdc in next 3 st; *3 hdc in next; hdc in next 4; sk next st; hdc in next 4; repeat from * end with sl st in top of 1st hdc (88)
19) Ch 3; dc in next 3 st; *3 dc in next st; dc in next 4 st; dc next 2 st tog; dc in next 4 st; repeat from * ending with sl st in top of 1st dc (96)
20) Ch 1; hdc in same st; hdc in next 4 st; *3 hdc in next; hdc in next 5; sk next st; hdc in next 5; repeat from * end with sl st in top of 1st hdc (104)
21) Ch 3; de in next 4 st; *3 dc in next st; dc in next 5; dc next 2 st tog; dc in next 5 st; repeat from * ending with sl st in top of 1st dc (112)

Sleeve:
Work two as follows:
1) With wrong side facing, join yarn under arm opening
2) Sc in each sc around; sl st in top of 1st sc (17)
3) Ch 1 turn; sc in each st around; sl st in top of 1st sc. (17)
4) Cut and secure yarn.

Collar:
1. With right side facing; attach yarn in 1st stitch of starting chain; sc in 29 st;
2. Ch 1 turn; working in back loops only this row hdc in 7 st; 3 hdc in next; hdc in 6 st; 3 hdc in next; hdc in 6 st; 3 hdc in next; hdc in 7 st (35)
3. Ch 1 turn; work in both loops hdc in 8 st; 3 hdc in next; hdc in 8 st; 3 hdc in next; hdc in 8 st; 3 hdc in next; hdc in 8 st; end and secure thread (41)

Put closure material on back opening I use permanent, washable glue to glue SOFT Velcro to back opening but you can use buttons, snaps or what ever you wish.

You can also sew a button, bow or other trim to front point of collar if you with.

Author: © June Herd March 2004
Written with permission
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