Sweet and Simple Sundress

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Sweet and Simple Sundress

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This adorable sundress is as easy to make as it is cute! Shown in Bernat Cotton-ish by Vickie Howell.

Sizes

6 mos
17 ins [43 cm]
12 mos
18 ins [45.5 cm]
18 mos
19 ins [48 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $30.97

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
To fit chest measurement
17 ins [43 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Vickie Howell Cotton-ish | Cotton Harvest, 85628Edit Color
$3.99

Denise Interchangeable Circular Needles US 6/4mm

20"
$9.00

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 4/3.5mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 6/4mm
$9.49
The materials for this project cost $30.97

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
6 mos 17 ins [43 cm]
12 mos 18 ins [45.5 cm]
18 mos 19 ins [48 cm]

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Cotton-ish (70 g/2.4 oz;258 m/282 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos 
Main Color (MC)
Cotton Harvest (85628)
112
Sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needles 20" [50 cm] long. Pair of 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

22 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking stitch.

INSTRUCTIONS

Skirt: Beg at bottom, with larger needle, cast on 112 (116-120) sts. Join in rnd. Place marker on first st. (Purl 1 rnd. Knit 1 rnd) 4 times. Purl 1 rnd.
Next rnd: (eyelet rnd). *K2. yo. K2tog. Rep from * around. Knit in rnds for 6 (8 1/2-10)" [15 (21.5-25.5) cm] from beg.
Next rnd: *K7 (7-8). K2tog. Rep from * to last 4 (8-0) sts. K4 (8-0). 100 (104-108) sts.

Change to smaller needle and work in (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 9 1/2 (12-14)" [24 (30.5-35.5) cm].
Next rnd: (Picot cast-off): K1. *Slip st back on LH needle. Cast on 2 sts.
Cast off 4 sts. Rep from * around. Fasten off.

Straps: (make 4). With pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 3 sts. *K3. Do not turn. Slide sts to opposite end of needle. Rep from * for 9" [23 cm]. Cast off, leaving a 12" [30.5 cm] tail. Try on Dress and mark position for Straps: 2 at front and 2 at back. Sew Straps in position.