This Year, Topsy Webkinz’s Favorite Class is Dance

Here she is in her tutu . . .

and here’s how you make it:

Tutu

(Worked in Red Heart yarn with size 8 needles)

            Skirt:

                        Cast on 60 stitches

                        Row 1 – knit

                        Row 2 – knit 2, *yarn over, knit 2 together, repeat from * across

                        Row 3-5 – knit

Row 6: *knit 2 together three times, yarn over knit one 3 times repeat from * last three stitches, ending knit 2 together, knit 1

                        Repeat these six rows once more, and then repeat rows 1-3 once more.

                        Cut yarn and tread it through the stitches

            Back:

                        Cast on 20 stitches

                        Work in stockinette stitch for 12 rows

                        Row 13: knit 1, knit 2 together, knit 14, knit 2 together, knit 1

                        Row 14: Purl 1, Purl 2 together, purl 12, purl 2 together, purl 1

                        Row 15: knit 1, knit 2 together, knit 10, knit 2 together, knit 1

                        Row 16: purl 4, bind off six purlwise, purl 4

Work eight more rows (nine for a poodle) in stockinette stitch with the attached four stitches, then bind off.  Re-attach the yarn to the other side and work 8 (9) rows. Bind off.

            Left side:

                        Cast on 8 stitches

                        Work stockinette stitch for 12 rows

                        Row 13: Knit 5, knit 2 together, knit 1

                        Row 14: Purl 4, purl 2 together, purl 1

                        Row 15: Knit 3, knit 2 together, knit 1

                        Row 16: Purl 2 together, purl 3

Work 8 more rows in stockinette stitch, then bind off and mark this side with a pin.

            Right side:

Cast on 8 stitches

                        Work stockinette stitch for 12 rows

                        Row 13: knit 1, knit 2 together, knit 5

                        Row 14Purl 1 purl 2 together, purl 4

Row 15: Knit 1, knit 2 together knit 3

Row 16: Purl 3, purl 2 together

Work 8 more rows in stockinette stitch, then bind off.

            Finishing:

                        Sew the 1 and ½ inch side seams on the back and left/right pieces.

Gather the skirt by pulling the yarn through the stitches until it measures 7 and ¼ inches across the waist.

Carefully sew the skirt and the top together, easing them so the skirt is not bunched up in places.

Sew on three snaps for closure.

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