A simple pinafore made from two yarns. The skirt section is worked in Garter stitch using Rare Comfort Kid Mohair and the Rib waistband and Garter stitch shoulder straps are worked in a contrast of Classic DK Wool. Suitable for a beginner knitter.
Size A B C
Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair x 25g balls
608 Char 5 6 6
Jo Sharp Classic DK Wool x 50g balls
302 Black 2 3 3
(Measurements given in inches are approximate.)
A B C
To fit bust
90 100 110 cm
351/2 39 43 in
Rib Circumference at bust
(garment stretches to fit 90 & 100cm bust firmly)
44 49 52 cm
17 19 201/2 in
Length Pinafore Dress
72 76 80 cm
28 30 311/2 in
1 pair 3.25mm needles (USA 3) (UK 10).
1 pair 3.75mm needles (USA 5) (UK 9).
1 pair 5.00mm needles (USA 8) (UK 6).
2 x 3.2cm diameter buttons
Mohair Garter Stitch section;
16 sts and 27 rows measured over 10cm (approx. 4 in) of Garter Stitch, using 5.00mm needles and Rare Comfort Kid Mohair yarn.
Wool rib band;
28.5 sts and 30 rows measured over 10cm (approx. 4 in) of 1 x 1 Rib Pattern using 3.75mm needles and Classic DK Wool yarn.
Wool Shoulder straps;
Note: this tension is taken over only 5cm since the shoulder straps should measure 5cm in width with 10sts cast on; 10sts and 22 rows measured over 5cm (approx. 2 in) Garter Stitch using 3.25mm needles and Classic DK Wool yarn.