Baby's Sun Dress and Hat

from Laurel Lane Knits

Baby's Sun Dress and Hat Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, inc, dec, follow pattern

Pattern Description:

It's not too early or too late to knit this adorable, easy and quick Sun Dress, which doubles as a Bathing Suit Cover Up and the coordinating Sun Hat. The yarn I used is so light and airy, looks like Terry Cloth.


Gauge: 2.25sts = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sun Dress measurements: 6 mos . (12-18 mos, ) Chest - 18-20 (22)". Length - 14 (16)". Hat Pattern is written for Child Newborn to 18 mos. Head Circumference: 14" - 16"


  • Bulky #5 (I used Bernat Pipsqueak) for hat and Dress [3.5ozs. 120 yds.] Bernat Baby Boucle' for the Heart and for the Hat [1 ozs. 50 yds.] Ribbon and button: optional Size 11 needles str., circ, dpns

You Will Also Need:

  • Button, ribbon, optional

About Designer

About Designer

Laurel Arts on

I have been knitting and crocheting for over 55 years, having learned at the age of 5. After retiring in 2011, I am able to pursue my dream of designing my own patterns and sharing them. Thank you for looking and join us at Knitting Paradise for lots of fun and information.

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