Take a Bow

Indulge in your love for lace and all things girly with this adorable chandelier lace dress! This is the perfect versatile dress – you can dress it up for a date with jewelry and heels, or wear it to the office with leggings and boots. This dress has positive ease for a totally roomy and comfortable fit, with an optional added knitted bow belt that will cinch in the dress to accentuate your waist and flatter your figure. While this dress is delicate and feminine, it is knit with DK weight yarn so it won’t take forever to knit! Knit in the round, this dress is also an entirely seamless knit, woohoo! You can easily customize the length of your dress to make it longer, or you can even make it shorter to knit it as an equally beautiful lace top!

Instructions are included for both the Top and Dress versions of this design. Detailed instructions are also included for customizing the length of your Dress or Top to suite your unique preferences. Both designs are knit in the round from the bottom up, with the dress featuring a scalloped hem, and the top featuring a ribbed hem. The bow belt is optional and knit separately, with instructions on how to make it completely customized to your waist size. Elastic is inserted into the belt so that if fits snuggly. The lace pattern is given both written and charted for your pattern reading preference.

Price: $7.00  This pattern is part of the It Was All a Dream Collection, a collection of 7 patterns for $24!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Yarn Weight: DK (850-1475 yards)

Recommended Yarn: Knit Picks “Gloss DK” (shown in Blackberry)

Needles: US 4 (3.5mm) and US 6 (4mm) 32″ circular needle

Sizes: XS-1X (to fit a 30-48″ bust and 32-50″ Hips)

Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle, 1.5″ wide elastic for belt, sewing needle and thread (for belt)

Gauge: 21 sts and 30 rows = 4″ in Stockinette Stitch using larger needle, 19 sts and 30 rows = 4″ in Lace Pattern using larger needle

Buying Options: After checkout, you will receive a link to instantly download the .pdf pattern.  If you are a member of Ravelry, the pattern will automatically show up in your library!  You can also purchase this pattern through my Girly Knits pattern stores on Ravelry, Craftsy, and Etsy.

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