Maple's Dress by Debbie Sullivan

Maple's Dress

Knitting
August 2013
Light Fingering ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
3.0 mm
475 - 890 yards (434 - 814 m)
Girl’s 12 months (18 months, 2-3 years, 3-4 years)
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Knit in a fingering weight yarn, this is a sweet sundress that will be adored by any little girl. The dress is worked in one piece from hem to top, with pleats at the waist to create a full skirt - great for twirling in!

Modeled size: 3-4 years

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Sizes
Girl’s 12 months (18 months, 2-3 years, 3-4 years)

To Fit
Chest: 18 (19, 20, 21½)“

Finished Measurements
Chest circumference: 17¾ (18¼, 19¼, 20¾)“
Bodice Length: 5¾ (6¼, 6¾, 7¼)”
Skirt Length: 8 (10, 12, 15)“

Yarn
Fingering weight yarn:
460 (565, 680, 860) yds in main colour (MC)
15 (20, 25, 30) yds in contrast colour (CC)

Shown in Sweet Paprika Messa di Voce (100% superwash merino wool; 100g/460 yds), 1 (2, 2, 2) skein(s) Cotton Candy (MC) and 1 skein Natural (CC).

Needles
Size 3 (3.25mm) circular needle, 16” (40cm) long
Two size 3 (3.25mm) double-pointed needles

Notions
Stitch marker, yarn needle, ½ (¾, ¾, 1) yd of 1” twill tape or grosgrain ribbon, sewing needle and thread

Gauge
30 sts and 40 rnds = 4” (10cm) in St st, after wet blocking