Category Patterns YARN/AP, Children, Jane Burns
Suggested yarn Merino Soft, Merino Soft Brush
Type Dress
Technique knit
Sizes 0 - 3 years
Languages dutch english-uk english-us german swedish
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YARN The After Party 28 - Sunshine Dress

By Jane Burns

In this edition of in YARN ‘The After Party’ 28 a cute dress for energetic girls! Jane Burns designed this lovable garment for girls ages 0-3 year. This design uses 7 to 11 balls of Scheepjes Merino Soft, depending on size and is knitted using 3.25mm needles. The example in the photo is made of Scheepjes Merino Soft 644 (Dürer), 605 (Hogarth) and 602 (Raphaël).

List of Materials

  • Scheepjes Merino Soft (50% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Microfibre, 25% Acrylic; 50g/105m)
    Yarn A: 644 Dürer x 4 (5: 5: 6: 7) balls
    Yarn B: 605 Hogarth x 1 (1: 1: 1: 2) balls
    Yarn C: 602 Raphaël x 1 (1: 1: 1: 2) balls
  • 3.25mm and 4mm knitting needles
  • 3.25mm circular knitting needle 40cm long
  • Stitch holder
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • 6 x 17.5mm buttons


This Sunshine Dress is featured in YARN The After Party 28.

This YARN The After Party booklet is available in English UK crochet terms, German, Swedish and Dutch crochet terms via our Scheepjes dealers. This pattern is also available as a digital download via Ravelry in English US crochet terms.

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