Tropical Sherbet Dress and Shrug for 18 inch Dolls

The Tropical  Sherbet 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.