Ring-a-ring dress by Ella Austin

Ring-a-ring dress

Knitting
May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch (US stockinette stitch)
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1197 - 1995 yards (1095 - 1824 m)
To fit age 2 (3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10) years
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A sleeveless dress, ringed with bold stripes and a contrasting band full of buttony goodness. Good to go!

Sizes
To fit age: 2 (3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10) years
To fit chest: 20¾ (22 23¼ 24 24¾ 25½ 26½ 27¼ 28) in {53 (56 59 61 63 65 67 69 71) cm}
Finished chest (including overlapped bands): 22 (23¼ 24½ 25¼ 26¼ 27 27½ 28¾ 29½) in {56 (59 62.5 64 67 68.5 70 73 74.5) cm}
Length to underarm: 12½ (13¾ 14½ 15½ 16¼ 17¼ 18 19¼ 20¾) in {31.5 (35 37 39.5 41 43.5 46 49 52.5) cm}
Armhole depth (not including edging): 4¾ (5 5¼ 5½ 5¾ 6 6 6½ 6¾) in
{12 (12.5 13.5 14 14.5 15 15.5 16.5 17) cm}
Finished length: 17¼ (18¾ 20 21 21¾ 23 24¼ 25¾ 27½) in {43.5 (47.5 50.5 53.5 55.5 58.5 61.5 65.5 69.5) cm}
Skirt circumference at hem (including overlapped bands): 30 (31¼ 32½ 33 34¼ 34¾ 35½ 36¾ 37¼) in {76 (79 82.5 84 87 88.5 90 93 94.5) cm}

Skills
Casting on, knit, purl, decreasing, binding off, joining in new colours, pick up and knit stitches

Yarn
Fyberspates Vivacious 4ply (100% superwash merino; 100g skeins)
Yarn A: Mixed Magentas (611) 1 x 100g skein for all sizes
Yarn B: Sea Green (606) 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2) x 100g skeins
Yarn C: Sunshine (604) 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2) x 100g skeins
Shown in size 2 years, worn by Isla (age 2).
Also shown in shades A: Lavender Haze (610), B: Blue Lagoon (608),
C: Copper Tones (602), size 6 years, worn by Emily (age 9).

Needles and Accessories
1 pair 3mm {US 2-3/ UK 11} knitting needles, or one size smaller than
those needed to get correct gauge
1 pair 3.25mm {US 3/ UK 10} knitting needles, or size needed to get
correct gauge (you may choose to use circular needles due to the large
number of stitches to cast on at the hem)
Stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn
12 (14, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20) x ½in {11mm} buttons

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