A gorgeous dress knit seamlessly in the round from the top down with a cute back button fastening to make for easy dressing. This delightful dress is also available along with 2 other pretty dresses in The Little Cherub Dress Collection E-book. This pattern includes the instructions to knit the dress in 7 sizes from Preemie to 6 years and also includes 3 different sleeve options: Cap sleeved (pictured), short sleeved and long sleeved making this a great value pattern to suit any climate. Take a look at the matching Poppy Cardigan which also comes in 7 sizes and with 3 different sleeve options. There is also a matching Bonnet & Booties Set available. All of the Lace patterns are both charted and fully written out round-by-round. The yoke is worked from side-to-side until the buttonhole and button bands are complete when it is joined to be worked in the round. The sleeves (or cap sleeve edgings) are worked seamlessly in the round. Yarn Requirements: (approximate): Cap sleeved dress: 250 (300, 360, 430, 530, 660, 840) Metres Short Sleeved Dress: 260 (310, 375, 450, 555, 685, 870) Metres. Long Sleeved Dress: 310 (370, 440, 530, 660, 810, 1020) Metres BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Work in the round use DPNs Basic lace stitches GAUGE 22 sts and 30 rows to 4" in St St using 4mm needles SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Ages: Premature baby or doll (0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-6 years) Actual Chest Measurement: 14 (16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26)" To fit Chest (approx): 12 (14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24)"