Beach Sarafan by Elena Franklin

Beach Sarafan

April 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
4 - 6 yards (4 - 5 m)
12-18 months, 18 months-2 years, 2-3 years, 3-4 years
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is a colourful summer dress that can be easily converted into a summer top thanks to generous waist and neckline.

It has sea motifs given in a chart, so basic understanding of how to work with charts is required.

The neckline has two ties completed as I-cord. I found how to make I-cords on YouTube, but it can be crocheted if you like.

Please check the sizes and adapt them to your needs. My knitting is loose, you may need to change the size of the needles. And check the gauge, of course.

I used 3 balls of Orange yarn for size 18 months - 2 years, but was concerned it might be not enough. If you like longer dress buy 4 balls.

If you find any inconsistencies or errors please let me know.

Happy knitting!

NB! Please check, the initial amount of skeins was incorrect. You need 3(3:4:5) balls of Orange yarn, instead of 2(2:3:4) as was stated previously. I made corrections in the pattern.