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Ava Carcoat-Baby/Toddler Coat Dress

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ava Carcoat-Baby/Toddler Coat Dress
Ava Carcoat-Baby/Toddler Coat Dress
Ava Carcoat-Baby/Toddler Coat Dress
Ava Carcoat-Baby/Toddler Coat Dress

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Advanced cableing techniques
  • Fully fashioned construction techniques

Pattern Description:

My daughter (as with most of my designs) was the main inspiration for this beautiful coat dress. She loves dressing up, being beautiful, and always, always has to have on something stylish.

She has always HATED wearing winter coats ( I quess they aren't cute enough?) so when Fall starting blowing in, I had to come up with something that would appease her.

This vintage inspired, baby/toddler, girls, knitted coat-dress is ideal to keep your (and my) little one warm this winter and will dress-up any outfit. Knit with Brown Sheep Co, Inc. Lamb's Pride Superwash Worsted 100% wool, this moderate weight coat is perfect for chilly weather in Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Special features of this coat include:

Textured, cabled lace
Empire waist
Minimal seaming
Puffed shoulders
Long, bell sleeves
Wooden flower buttons


21 sts and 26 rows= 4"/10cm over St st using size 6 (4mm) needle. TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 (12, 24) months
  • Chest: (buttoned) 19 1/2" (20 1/2", 22 1/2")/49.5 (52, 57)cm
  • Length: 14 3/4" (15 1/2", 16 1/2")/ 37.5 (39, 42)cm
  • Sleeve Length to Underarm: 6 1/2" (7 1/2", 8 1/2")/ 16.5 (19, 21.5)cm


  • 4 (4, 5) 3 1/2 oz/100g pull skein (each approx. 200yds/183m)
  • One size 6 (4mm) circular needle, 24"/60cm long OR SIZE
  • 4 (4, 5)- 3/4"/2cm buttons
  • Cable needle, stitch holders and stitch markers

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