Knitted Barbie Valentines Hearts Dress Pattern
White Fingering yarn
Red Fingering yarn ( I used Jamie by Lion brand)
#3 knitting needles
Beginning at Skirt, Cast on 80 sts with (R), work in garter st for 2 rows, DO NOT BREAK
Add (W), work in stockinette for 4 rows.
BEGIN HEART PATTERN:
Row 1 K4 (W), K1(R), * K9(W), K1(R), repeat from *, end K5(W)
Row 2 P4 (W), P3(R) * P7(W), P3(R), repeat from*, end P3(W)
Row 3 K2(W), K5(R), *K5(W), K5(R), repeat from *, end K3(W)
Row 4 P3(W), P5(R), * P5(W), P5(R), repeat from* end P2(W)
Row 5 K2(W), K2(R), K1(W), K2(R), *K5(W), K2(R), K1(W), K2(R), repeat from* end K3(W)
Purl next row, work in stockinette for next 5 rows.
Right side- change to (R), KNIT the next 3 rows, break off (R), join (W)
Next row, Purl continue in stockinette for 4 more rows, ending on a Purl row, break off (W), change to (R), Knit the next 3 rows, break off (R), change to (W).
Work in stockinette for 5 rows.
Row 1 *K2, K2tog, repeat from * end with K2tog
Row 2 Purl
Row 3 K2tog across, 30sts
Row 4 Purl
Row 5 Knit
Row 6 Purl
Row 7 *K1, sl 1, k1, psso, repeat from* across 20sts, cut (W), Change to (R)
Rows 8-10 Purl cut (R), change to (W)
Row 1 K2, (inc 1, k2) 6 times 26 sts
Rows 2 and all even purl
Row 3 K2, (inc 1, k3) 6 times
Row 5 K3, (inc 1, K4) 5 times: inc in next st, k3
Row 7 K3, (inc 1, k5) 5 times; inc in next st, k4
Row 9 K4, (inc 1, K6) 5 times; inc in next wt, k4
Row 11 K4, (inc 1, k7) 5 times; inc in next st, k5, 56sts.
Row 12 p27, p2tog, p27 55sts
Row 13 K10, bind off next 8 sts, for underarm, k next 7 sts, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k8, bind off next 8 sts, k rem. sts.
Row 14 P10, [turn work around so right side is facing cast on 8 sts, turn back around] P7, P3tog, P7, repeat < >, P10
Row 15 Sl 1, k2 tog, psso, (yo, sl 1, K2 tog, psso) 16 times 33 sts
Row 16 Purl
Row 17 Sl 1, k2 tog, psso, (yo, sl 1, k2 tog, psso) 10 times, CUT (w), Join (r)
Rows 18-19 Purl
Bind off in Purl
Sew up back seam to waist, sew 3 snaps from waist up.