Materials needed: Impeccable Yarn and a size I hook
Beginning at the bottom of the dress:
-Chain 23, DC in 3rd chain from the hook
-DC across, chain 3, turn. Continue to do so until you have completed 5 rows of DC.
-DC in first 3 stitches, chain 4, skip 4, DC in next stitch
-Now start working the sleeve of the arm. [Chain 3, and now work a total of 12 DC around the armhole, the first chain 3 counting as 1. Slip stitch to the top of the first, chain 3, and continue to work in rounds until the arm is a total of 4 rows. Finish off the arm.]
-Starting with the yarn once again, making sure to start with a slip stitch through the top of the very last DC in the main row. DC in the next 6 stitches, chain 4, skip 4. DC in the next stitch.
-Repeat [ ] to complete the second arm hole.
-Starting with the yarn once again, making sure to start with a slip stitch through the top of the very last DC in the main row. DC in the last 2 stitches of the row. Chain 3, turn.
-DC across while decreasing 7 stitches across.
-Now slip stitch down half of the back of the dress on that one side only, then slip stitch down the last half of the back of the dress with both sides together to close only the bottom half of the dress.
-Finish off the last yarn ends (there should have been a total of 6 on the entire project).
-Cut a strand of yarn, knotting both ends to prevent fraying. Use this yarn strand to tie the top half of the back of the dress together in a bow.
*The flower hair accessory in Strawberry's hair was created using a flower loom in the normal way to create a simple flower. I then took a bobby pin and slip it through the back of the flower to place in her hair.
The same sweater dress on a Barbie doll.
The same sweater dress on a Mattel Disney Princess doll.