For you who are passionate about knitting and crochet here’s areally exciting: Just Nature DMC Cotton. This is a new cotton yarnfor knitting and crochet hook with a wide range of colors to be able to easily match together.

The delicate colors and soft natural shades allow you to createmodern and stylish clothes. You can work with a single wire, take a few wires and you can have fun by combining a variety of colorsto your liking.

It is a yarn ideal for making garments spring and summer: softsweaters, jackets, shawls, pareos. You can unleash your creativitycreate colorful fashion accessories.
The yarn is already available on the Arte del Ricamo Shop online store, try it out!

Here below are the instructions to make a pretty dress for summer.


  • 2 skeins of DMC Nature n.05 color
  • 1 skein of DMC Nature n.20 color
  • 2 skeins of DMC Nature n.25 color
  • 2 skeins of DMC Nature n.04 color
  • 2 skeins of DMC Nature n.08 color
  • 4 skeins of DMC Nature n.03 color
  • 2 skeins of DMC Nature n.24 color
  • 7mm knitting needles
  • Misures of dress n.40

Points Used

  • Point shaved Jersey
  • Rice point

Construction of Dress

Back: with 3 wires (n.25, n.20 and n.03) start 68 points. Work 4 rows up rice. Continue in stockinette st following the pattern ofcolors in the image here below. Decrease 1 link for every 10 rows7 times.

Armholes: 3 points to close once and continue to stitch shavedexcept for the 3 points of each edge that is working to developrice, continue closing the points indicated on the diagram: Working on 4 ‘and 5’ from the point next to the straight edge.

Neck: A 74 cm focal points to work 28 rice stitch, after 2 points to close the 16 central points, keep each side separately and closethe points indicated.

Shoulders: Close points every two points

Front: Same as the back except for the neckline. A 53 cm, 6 focal points to work the rice stitch and close the points listed every twosuccessive points to 3 points on the board as the armholes.

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