Short Description: A dress that is designed to grow as the child wearing it does, starting life as a dress and then becoming a top. This dress is knit from the top down in the round. The ribbed bodice provides the room for growth with three different sizing achieved through using three different yarn weights.
Gauge: 28 stitches and 36 rounds (22 stitches and 30 rounds, 20 stitches and 26 rounds) over 4 inches in stocking stitch.
Finished Measurements: Chest: 13¼/33.5 (16/40.5, 18½/47) relaxed. Expands to accommodate chest size 13/33 to 19/48.5 (17/43 to 23/58.5, 21/53.5 to 27/68.5) inches/cms.
Materials Used: 300/275 yd/m of 4ply/fingering (390/360 yd/m of 8ply/dk, 540/500 yd/m of 10ply/worsted)
Needle Size: US2/2.75mm and US3/3.25mm (US3/3.25mm and US6/4mm, US5/3.75mm and US7/4.5mm)
Pattern Includes: 3 sizes, detailed written instructions, charts and schematic.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Other Details: Designed to fit with negative ease to nil ease in the chest. Size range fits from approximately newborn to size 8.