Tropical Sherbet Dress and Shrug

Tropical Sherbet will remind of ocean breeze, warm sun under the palm trees and a glass  of frozen sherbet by your side.  This knitting pattern colors of cool green, light orange and clean white make the outfit summery, fun and happy looking.

The outfit consists  of a sleeveless dress and a wraparound shrug. This pattern can be knitted in different color and it will change it's look together with your color changes. 

The sleeveless dress is worked flat and straight in a stockinet stitch with a few rows of garter stitch trim. The shrug is worked in moss stitch and has an I-cord trim that begins as a neckline trim and extends to become a tie closure.

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
Knowledge of increasing & decreasing stitches and meaning of “working the pattern as
established” is necessary. There are links to online tutorials on how to work the I-cord and I- cord bind-off.

MATERIALS NEEDED:
- finer yarn for the shrug
- baby or sport weight  yarn for the dress

GAUGE:
6.5 sts x 10 rows A1” for the dress 
9 sts x 12 rows A 1” for the shrug, use any size needle to achieve the required gauge.

The sample was knit from Tropical Color by Ice Yarns, 50% bamboo/25% cotton/25% dralon, 3.75oz/100 gr, 285m/311yds, self striping yarn in yellow, white, orange and green shades; Baby Merino by Ice Yarns, 40% merino wool, 20% cashmere-like polyamide, 40% acrylic, 50 gr/1.75oz, 200m/219yds.



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