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Sunshine Top/Dress

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sunshine Top/Dress
Sunshine Top/Dress

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, lace knitting, increasing decreasing,

Pattern Description:

Just the yarn inspired me to design this. It is perfect for summer, is machine washable and great for children.
A child can wear it for a few summers. I have shown a younger child and a 2 years older child wearing it as a top.
This top/dress matches the Sunshine Bag.


6 sts and 9 rows = 1" on US 7 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18-20 inches 46-51cms, ages 1-2 yrs. yarn 4 balls 20-22 inches 51-56cms, ages 2-3 yrs. yarn 4 balls 22-24 inches 56-61cms, ages 3-5 yrs. yarn 5 balls 24-26 inches 61-66cms, ages 5-7 yrs. yarn 6 balls


  • Stretchy yarn especially with elastic

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Fixation Solid, Cascade Yarns Fixation Spray Dyed/Effects (#9946)


Sunshine, Variegated