Kirsten was convinced to buy this fabric from the General Store by a very persuasive Felicity Merriman. (See Felicity and Kirsten's chores.) Once she bought it, she decided it would make a very nice winter dress, meaning she would put long sleeves on it and make the skirt a little longer than normal.
Kirsten Larson's Dresses:
She likes to give them special names to describe what she wears them for, like her "garden dress" and her "cow milking dress."