Piper Dress

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Yarn: ( sport weighted yarn) Weight Category 2

(Thanks to Cascade Yarns for sponsoring the yarn for this pattern.) Cascade Ultra Pima Fine - Colonial Blue (3794) (1.75 oz /50 g; 136.7 yds/125 m) Amount Required(approx.): size 12/18m: 386 yds (3 skeins); size 1/2: 450 yds (4 skeins); size 3/4: 572 yds (5 skeins); size 5/6: 675 yds (5 skeins); size 7/8: 819 yds (6 skeins); size 9/10: 989 yds (8 skeins); size 11/13: 1165 yds (9 skeins); size XS: 1442 yds (11 skeins); size S: 1627 yds (12 skeins); size M: 1854 yds (14 skeins); size L: 2222 yds (17 skeins); size XL: 2603 yds (20 skeins).

Tools and Notions:

3.5 mm (US 5) double pointed needles/circular needles 3.25 mm (D) crochet hook for neckline&armhole edges darning needle stitch marker Small button x 1 (I’m using the spare button from my shirt)

Finish Size:

Chest circumference: size 12/18m: 19 inches: size 1/2: 21 inches; size 3/4: 23 inches; size 5/6: 25 inches; size 7/8: 27 inches; size 9/10: 29 inches; size 11/13: 30 inches; size XS: 31 inches; size S: 33 inches; size M: 35 inches; size L: 39 inches; size XL: 43 inches. Skirt length to underarm: size 12/18m: 11 ½ inches: size 1/2: 12 ¾ inches; size 3/4: 14 inches; size 5/6: 16 inches; size 7/8: 19 inches; size 9/10: 21 inches; size 11/13: 23.5 inches; size XS: 26 inches; size S: 27 ½ inches; size M: 29 inches; size L: 30 ¼ inches; size XL: 33 inches.

Gauge: (in 4" x 4"/10cm x 10cm)

24 sts x 31 rows in stockinette st. (US 5 knitting needle)


BM = beginning of round marker D = double stitch K = knit Kfb = knit 1 in the front and back MD = make double stitch M1L = make 1 knit stitch left M1R = make 1 knit stitch right P = purl PM = place marker PM1, 2, 3 = place 1st, 2nd, 3rd marker rep = repeat RS = right side skp = slip, knit, pass slipped stitch over SM = slip marker SM1, 2, 3 = slip 1st, 2nd, 3rd marker st(s) = stitches WS = WS

Pattern Notes:

  • Difficulty Level: Intermediate
  • Sizing in pattern will be listed as 12/18m, 1/2 (3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10) 11/13 {XS, S, M, L} XL. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. You may circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
  • Fits chest circumference: 18, 20 (22, 24, 26, 28) 29 {30, 32, 34, 38} 42 inches with approx. 1 inch positive ease. Pictured 3 year old in size 3/4.
  • This dress is knitted from top down. Starting from Back piece, then Front piece. Join Back & Front together starting working in rounds. Ruffle will be picked up after entire dress is complete. Neckline & Armhole edge will be finished using crochet hook.


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