Columbia Minerva

Argyle Harlequin Dress Knitting Pattern


Argyle Pattern Sheath: This pattern gives directions to knit, crochet edges the dress pictured. This vintage 1962 design is sleeveless with a high round neckline and slightly gathered waist with tie belt. Worked to chart in a combination of of argyle yarn and metallic thread, in a lovely harlequin diamond type motif. There are both a back neck and side zipper closure.

SIZES: Directions for size 12. Changes for sizes 14, 16 and 18 are in parentheses.

  • Body Bust Size: 32" (34"-36"-38").
  • Blocked Bust Size: 36" (38"-40"-42" ).


  • Columbia-Minerva Monterey, 17 (18-20-22) 1-oz. skeins ( A ).
  • Hiawatha Metallic Thread, 9 85-yd. spools (B).
  • Knitting needles No. 2. (Or English size 11.)
  • Steel crochet hook No. 5.
  • 16 bobbins. Markers.
  • 7" slide fastener for neck; 12" slide fastener for side placket.
  • Hiawatha Lastex Thread.
  • Seam binding.

All patterns in this shop are reformatted vintage designs; crisp clean documents for your working pleasure. The pattern is a PDF download. A link will be forwarded to your email address within a couple minutes.

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