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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 ...

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Rio Dress

from Taiga Hilliard Designs
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • M1

Pattern Description:

I was looking for a classic, timeless little dress. Rio has a vintage feel to it, and will become an heirloom piece to be handed down from baby to baby.

Top down construction, with a center seed stitch panel and a full princess skirt. Rio is designed with positive ease, so there will be lots of room to grow into a tunic.

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



Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes- 0-3 months(6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 2T, 3T)
  • Chest measurements- 18"(20", 22", 23", 23", 24")


  • Needle- 4 us (3.50 mm)
  • fingering yarn
  • sock yarn
  • Yardage- 350 to 500 yards

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 buttons

Suggested yarn:

350 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

malabrigo sock



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