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Chest circumference of finished dress, with back overlapped 1 inch: 17 18, 20, 22 inches. Needles needed to knit a fabric you like with the yarn you’ve chosen. You can use a dressy, luxe yarn such as the recommended yarn, or a basic cotton yarn and gingham fabric for a summer sun dress.
10 -24” long by 25 - 45 inches wide, depending on desired finished size of skirt and drape of fabric.
This is a feature article on how to rescue an unattractive or dated hand knit item by turning it into something attractive and useful. The second part of the article has a pattern for a baby dress with a knitted bodice and woven taffeta skirt.