Sweet and Simple Sundress

Sweet and Simple Sundress

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Bernat

Additional Information



  • Bernat® Cottonish™ by Vickie Howell (70 g/2.4 oz; 258 m/282 yds)
  • Cotton Harvest 1 (1-2) ball(s)


SIZES: To fit baby/chest measurement: 6 (12-18) mos/ 17 (18-19)"
Sizes U.S. 4 and U.S. 6 circular knitting needles 20" long. Two size U.S. 6
double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge.uge: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4" with larger needles in stocking stitch.

Skirt: Beg at bottom, with larger needle, cast on 112 (116-120) sts. Join in rnd. Place marker on first st. (Purl 1 rnd. Knit 1 rnd) 4 times. Purl
1 rnd. Next rnd: (eyelet rnd). *K2. yo. K2tog. Rep from * around. Knit in rnds for 6 (8½-10)" from beg. Next rnd: *K7 (7-8). K2tog. Rep from * to last 4 (8-0) sts. K4 (8-0). 100 (104-108) sts.

Change to smaller needle and work in (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 9½ (12-14)". Next rnd: (Picot cast-off): K1. *Slip st back on LH needle. Cast on 2 sts. Cast off 4 sts. Rep from * around. Fasten off.

Straps: (make 4). With pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 3 sts. *K3. Do not turn. Slide sts to opposite end of needle. Rep from * for 9". Cast off, leaving a 12" [30.5 cm] tail. Try on Dress and mark position for Straps: 2 at front and 2 at back. Sew Straps in position.