Cool Blue – Annie’s Dress Has Subtle Shades of Blue

27 Oct

This is a lovely soft yarn by Sirdar called Snuggly Kisses (Delicate Stripe Effect DK) in shade 0756 (pale blues).

Annie looks adorable in this sophisticated dress by Sylvie of ‘Poupees de Syl’.  I took a chance and used this DK wool, although the pattern called for a fine yarn like 4 ply.  I did not adjust the number of stitches at all but did use the recommended knitting needle size of 3 mm and it seems to have worked out just fine.

This is a gorgeous pattern that I have been hoping to knit for some time now, and I am not at all disappointed.

I love the frills on this dress, particularly at the bodice. The pattern is so, so cute!

I made the shoes earlier from another pattern by Sylvie – perfect! Although I really should have made some matching shoes – but I really just wanted to get this posted as soon as possible.

3 Responses to “Cool Blue – Annie’s Dress Has Subtle Shades of Blue”

  1. véro October 28, 2012 at 7:43 pm #

    this dress is very successful and I love the rendering of this mottled wool
    Bravo great achievement!
    sylvie will be delighted
    kisses véro

  2. sylvie October 29, 2012 at 2:58 pm #

    wow !! so cute this dress in this color !! i like it, thank you Elena to knit my tutorial !!

  3. Odile November 2, 2012 at 1:29 pm #

    Nice !!!!!!!!
    The yarn is beautiful

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