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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!

Materials:

  • 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

Gauge:

4 stitches and 6 rows per inch in Stockinette Stitch

Size:

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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