Elyssa Dress

from Taiga Hilliard Designs

Elyssa Dress Pattern


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Knitting: Elyssa Dress
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit

Pattern Description:

I have a bunch of Madelinetosh Merino light yarn mini skeins and I love stripe projects. So the Elyssa dress was born. A simple, classic design, so all you have to do is add your imagination. Suggestions to try: All solid, random stripes,
2 color stripes, anything you can think of. Elyssa is a top down design, with a full skirt, and cap sleeves, which can be lengthen. The button band looks good either worn in the front or back. In the dress pictured, I did not use more than 20 yards in any of the stripes.

You can also buy this pattern, along with 3 other patterns in an Ebook

Yarn- Madelinetosh Merino Light mini skeins in many colors
Needle- 4 us (3.50 mm) or what you need to get gauge
Gauge- 24.0 sts = 4 inches
Yardage- 275 to 500 yards
Sizes- 0-3 months(6 months, 12 months, 18 months,2T, 3T) (0-3 months pictured)
Chest measurements- 18"(19",20",21"22",23")



Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes- 0-3 months(6 months, 12 months, 18 months,2T, 3T) (0-3 months pictured)


  • size 4 needles

You Will Also Need:

  • buttons

Suggested yarn:

275 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

madelientosh merino light

About Designer

About Designer

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My name is Taiga Hilliard and I am a yarn addict. I love designs that have a classic feel to them, but with a twist and am most happy when I get to work with cashmere, or other luxury yarns. When I do not have needles in my hands, I enjoy photography and reading.

I love top-down pieces, with very little finishing, and in the round patterns, which carries over into most of my designs.

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