Sadie Baby Dress by Nicole Montgomery

Sadie Baby Dress

March 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
260 - 445 yards (238 - 407 m)
newborn-3 mo, 3-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 12-18 mo.
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This sweet baby dress pattern is written for sizes newborn to 12/18 mo. (A toddler/little girl pattern size 24mo/2T up to size 5 for this same dress is listed on Ravelry here or for sale in my Etsy shop.)

This is a no-sew pattern that is knit in the round so there are no seams to join! When writing my patterns, I try to make them simple to follow, explaining abbreviations and marking in stitch counts after increase or decrease rows so you know you are on the right track. I also welcome questions if knitters come across something in the pattern they feel needs further explanation.

Skills needed are:

Knitting in the round (on a circular needle and on dpns.)

Picking up stitches

Provisional Cast-on (though you can get around this with a regular cast-on and picking up stitches later to knit the skirt)

Knit one front and back (K1fb)

Work 2 together (W2tog): Either knit 2 together or purl 2 together, depending on where you are in the seed stitch pattern.

Yarn over (YO) do this loosely because yarn-overs will become your button holes

( is a great resource for instructional knitting videos if you’re not familiar with any of these knitting techniques - none of them are difficult once you see how they are done.)

Materials needed:

Quince & Co Yarn - β€œTern” yarn
Recommended yarn Available at:
2 (2, 2, 3) skeins
Set of US size 4 dpn
24” US size 4 circular needle
2 buttons that are each a half inch or smaller in diameter

This pattern was edited on May 17, 2011 to include close-up photos of the button band. I tried to send a new pattern to every customer I had a record of, but if I accidentally missed you, please message me with your name and e-mail address and I will e-mail you a copy after looking up your original order -Thanks!