Let’s go retro…

I would like a 70’s or 80’s dress that I can wear with a big chunky patent belt, tights and boots.
This idea –

This yarn –

This pattern?

I think I will adapt it so that I knit in the round to the armholes, then divide for front and back, making a wide strapped bodice. Then crochet edging in a contrasting purple, perhaps adding sleeves in the purple as well. I do love to experiment. Watch this space!