I have knit a size 2 little girls’ dress, which is done in the round, with the front and back separate long enough to form the armholes then re-joined to continue in the round. The final instructions say to pick up 48 stitches around the armhole and knit 4 rows of ribbing to finish off. I can’t manage to pick up stitches on that little tiny circle. Is there a secret I don’t know about yet?
If I were to knit it again, I may do those armhole ribbing finishes before re-joining in the round, but it’s too late on this dress. Here’s the address for the pattern: