Eyelet Dress and Bolero Pattern


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Eyelet Dress and Bolero Pattern

Pattern Details






Girls, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • basic crochet
  • increasing, decreasing, simple lace patterns

Pattern Description:

This versatile set will easily span the changing seasons. Wear it as a sundress when the weather is hot; add a t-shirt or onesie when the temperatures begin to cool; or add the matching bolero for cool evenings or to dress it up for special occasions.

Originally published in Knitcircus Magazine Issue #7, Autumn 2009


Gauge: 22 sts and 26 rows to 4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • sizes: 3(6,12, 18, 24) months
  • To fit chest size: Chest measurement: 17(18,19, 20, 21) inches
  • Finished chest measurement: Jumper: 17(18,19, 20, 21) inches Bolero: 19(20, 21, 22, 23)


  • DK weight cotton yarn to give desired gauge
  • I used: Berroco Pure Pima, 100% Pima Cotton (115 yds/50 gm skein): 6 [7, 7, 7, 7] skeins of #2236 - Nectar for the set - get 2 fewer skeins if knitting the dress only.
  • 16" circular and DP needle size US 6 or size needed to obtain gauge
  • crochet hook size G

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • one 3/4 - 1 inch button for jacket

About Designer

About Designer

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I am a self taught designer, having spent many hours researching and reading about the skills needed to learn clothing design. Having had much experience sewing, gave me a lot of knowledge about how clothing is constructed, which is an essential skill in being able to design. Experience knitting, gave me the tools I needed to master knitting techniques and be able to shape the fabric in the way ...

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