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Flower Power Sundress

from Jenny Snedeker Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Flower Power Sundress
Flower Power Sundress
Flower Power Sundress
Flower Power Sundress
Flower Power Sundress

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • icord

Pattern Description:

Big, bold I-cord daisies on a bold, bright background are reminiscent of the flower power craze of the 70s, and make a fun dress or tank top for the summer. The recommended yarn is an easy-care cotton/acrylic blend for a wear-everyday-dress. Make the shorter length for a tank top to wear with shorts.

This dress is worked in the round from the bottom up and divided at the armholes, so there are no seams to sew.

Gauge is not critical for the skirt of the dress, but should be maintained when working the bodice of the dress

Originally published in Knitcircus Magazine Issue #10, Summer 2010


On US 8 (5mm) needles, 18 sts and 25 rows = 4" , worked in St st
On US 10 (6mm) needles, 16.5 sts and 23 rows = 4", worked in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: 3m (6m, 12m, 24m, 4, 6, 8)
  • Finished chest measurement: 18 (19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24) inches
  • Length to hem approx: 15.5[17.5, 19, 21, 23.5, 26.75, 29.75] inches


  • 410 (410, 410, 410, 615, 615, 820) yds worsted weight yarn
  • small amounts of three bright contrasting colors or embroidery floss
  • 16" circular and DP needles size US 8
  • 24" circular needle size US 10
  • US 6 DP needles

You Will Also Need:

  • yarn needle
  • thread for sewing flowers on dress

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