A Bit of Magic: Thumbelina's Dress Knitting Pattern Download
This dress is inspired by the tiny girl Thumbelina and her escape from a dreary winter spent underground to a beautiful springtime with her true love. The embroidery floss used in the dress is separated into six individual plies, as is common in cross-stitch and embroidery. Two plies are held together while knitting to create the shades of springtime colors in the dress.
Finished Size: About 4½" skirt circumference and 3¼" total length.
Yarn: DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss (100% cotton; 8 yd [7 m]/skein): 581 Moss Green; 166 MD LT Moss Green; 727 V LT Topaz; 3716 V LT Dusty Rose; 816 Garnet; 1 skein each.
Needles: Size 000 (1.5 mm): 1 set double-pointed (dpn) or 1 circular (cir), 40" or longer. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge: 15 sts and 18 rows = 1" in St st.
Originally Published: Enchanted Knits 2014