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Simply Sweet Knitted Toddler Dress

Disclaimer; I do not own this pattern . It was designed by Julia Howe and was written for the The Knit Kit book. It was originally named Simply Sweet. There are slight changes/substitutions to the original pattern, but only with the needles, yarn and some of the measurements as the yarn needed for this project (Pingouin Pingofine) has been discontinued.

How-To Videos

Part 1 http://youtu.be/tW8CRx4a1iA

Part 2 http://youtu.be/njE96uTkK5g

Part 3 http://youtu.be/Q-561TNN75M

This beautiful, simply sweet toddler dress is perfect for any special occasion or even to wear as an everyday outfit. It should fit a child around the ages of 2 to 4.

Yarns used for this project were Marriner Double Knit with Wool 100g Rose Blush (Speckled Pink) and DEBBIE BLISS BABY CASHMERINO HAND KNITTING YARN - 50g White (100). These links are affiliated.

What you need

3 100g and 1 50g DK or Worsted weight Yarn (Referred as color A and B)

2.75 mm Needles

3.25 mm Needles

Cable Needle

Stitch Markers

Stitch Holders

3 Buttons

Tension

25 sts and 31 rows to 10 cm st st worked on 3.25 mm needles

Abbreviations

SM5- (Smock 5) sl 5sts just worked on to cable needle, wind B from left to right around sts on cable needle twice, leave B on WS of work, sl sts from cable needle back on to RH needle.

Back

Using your 2.75 mm needles cast on 117sts using the double cast-on method.

Row 1 (RS) Knit to end

Row 2 Purl to end

Row 3 Knit to end

Row 4 Purl to end

Row 5 (Make eyelets) K1, yfwd, K2tog, Repeat to end

Row 6 Purl to end

Row 7 Knit to end

Row 8 Purl to end

Row 9 ( Make Hem) * with the point of the RH needle, pick up first loop from the cast-on edge, sl on to the LH needle and Knit this loop together with the first stitch. Repeat from * to end.

Row 10 Purl to end

Change to 3.25 mm needles

Begin with a Knit row and continue in stockinette stitch until Back measures 35 cm ending with a knit row.