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Summer Girl Set ***eBook***

from Monika Sirna
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Summer Girl Set ***eBook***
Summer Girl Set ***eBook*** Summer Girl Collection ***eBook***

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • stockinette stitch
  • seed stitch
  • increase
  • decrease
  • long tail cast on
  • cast off
  • cable cast on (for some flowers; optional)
  • basic sewing
  • basic crochet (optional)

Pattern Description:

Summer Girl Collection includes 5 patterns:

SG - fingering cotton dress pattern
SG - fingering silk/merino blend dress pattern
SG - headband - knit
SG - headband - crochet
Main difference between pattern versions:

fingering cotton - suitable for cotton, merino, or their blends; flower detail
fingering silk/merino blend - suitable for blends with silk or yarns with a great drape; flower detail
DK version - suitable for cotton, merino, or their blends; braid or twisted cord detail

The Summer Girl Collection is a set of spaghetti strap sundresses or summery tops made with fingering weight or DK weight cotton (or merino) yarn, a perfect choice for any summer days. There is a fingering weight version for silk/merino blends, as well.

The top section is meant to be fitted enough so not to be revealing while running, playing, jumping or dancing, while the skirt has lots of positive ease to be comfortable and airy at the same time. The dress is finished with a hem or a ruffle.

The dress features interesting detail, a braid or twisted cord around the neckline and at the hem.

Patterns include:

-photo tutorial on how to make and attach braid/twisted cord
-underarm instructions are written with reinforced corners and without jogs at the beginning of the round
-suggestions for 3 lengths: tunic, mini-dress, dress
-hem or 2 different ruffle options
-matching headband options - crochet or knit!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3-6m: 16-17" / 41-43.5 cm
  • 12-18m: 18-19" / 46-48.5 cm
  • 24m-2T: 20-21" / 51-53.5 cm
  • 3-4T: 22-23" / 56-58.5 cm
  • 5-6: 24-25" / 61-63.5 cm
  • 7-8: 26-27" / 66-68.5 cm
  • 9-10: 27-28" / 68.5-71 cm
  • 11-12: 29-30" / 74-76.5 cm
  • 13-14: 30-31.5" / 76.5-80 cm


  • US #1 (2.25 mm) flat or circular needles (16" or 24") {fingering versions}
  • US #2 (2.75 mm) 16" and/or 24" circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge {fingering versions}
  • US #2 (2.75 mm) DPNs and flat or circular needles (16" or 24") {DK version}
  • US #4 (3.5 mm) 16" and/or 24" circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge {DK version}
  • Note: If you are using a 100% merino yarn, one size bigger needles may be required.
  • crochet hook (some flowers, crochet headband)

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • darning needle
  • crochet hook for flowers
  • scrap yarn or spare needle

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I am a wife as well as a stay at home mom to two precious girls, who are the inspiration behind my creations.

Even though I have been around fabric, yarn & crafts my whole life; knitting sweaters ...

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