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Little Girl's Sundress
Swirly Girly Sundress

Front view of little girl's sundress. (Click for larger image).

© Eileen Casey

If you're a knitting-in-the-round novice, now is your chance to get some practice! This little sundress knits up quick in medium weight yarn, and is all in one piece with no sewing involved!


  • 6 (7, 8, 9) skeins of medium weight yarn of your choice, such as Reynolds Santana, or about 612 (714, 816, 918) yards
  • 24 inch size 8 US (5 mm) circular needle
  • 16 inch size 8 US (5 mm) circular needle
  • stitch marker, scissors, tape measure and yarn needle
  • row counter
  • 4 stitch holders


4 stitches and 6 rows per inch in Stockinette Stitch


to fit a 2-year-old (4-year-old, 6-year-old, 8-year-old). Instructions are given in smallest size first with instructions for larger sizes below or in parentheses.

Chest size finished garment: 22 (24, 26, 28) inches

Length from back neck: 20.5 (23.5, 26.5, 29.5) inches (see schematic for more measurements)

Sample knit in 2-year-old size, by Eileen Casey

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