This is a free pattern that was originally found on the Wool Needlework website.
Here’s the pattern for a woman’s knitted shrug, from 1950. Sizes: 12, 14, 16 and 18.
Here’s my pattern.
Use many different yarns in various fibers to make this adorable toddler’s dress which buttons up in back in sizes 2, 3 or 4 years. The options are listed on the pattern. Using a slightly heavier (aran weight) yarn and larger needles will result in a slightly larger dress, not a problem since kids grow so fast.
Some closeups of dress details: the raglan sleeves and the lace insert on the skirt.
Here’s a revised version of the Vestee sweater, which gives more specific instructions for the yoke portion.
I have knitted some many versions of this pattern, for friends and grandkids.