Patterns for doll clothes can be hard to find, but here at knitting-n-crocet we have uncovered many for you. This little skirt and sweater is from our booklet “Dressing up for dolls” You can find many more cute outfits in this ebook.
Sweater and Skirt 5/6
Size To fit Fashion Doll height approximately 28-33 cms [11-13 ins].
Materials 4 Ply. 25g. Pair needles each size 3mm (No 11) and 2amm (No 13). 1 press stud for Sweater.
Tension 30 sts and 38 rows = 10 cms [4 ins] square measured over st st using 3mm needles.
Using 2amm needles cast on 19 sts.
1st row (right side): K1, *pi , k1; rep from to end.
2nd row: P1. *kl, p1; rep from * to end. Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more.
Change to 3mm needles and commence pat-tern:
1st row: K3, [p1, k5] twice, p1, k3.
2nd row: P2, [k1, p1, k1, p3] twice, kl, p1. k1, p2.
3rd row: K1, *p1, k3, p1, k1; rep from * to end.
4th row: K1, `p5, k1; rep from * to end. 5th row: As 3rd row.
6th row: As 2nd row.
Rep these 6 rows 4 times more *.
Divide for Back Opening
Next row: Work 10 sts in pattern, turn and complete this side first leaving remaining sts on a holder.
Next row: P1, k1, p3, k1, p1, kl, p2. Work 8 more rows in pattern. Cast off. Cast on 2 sts, then with right side of work
facing and starting at inner edge work across sts on holder as follows: k5, p1, k3.
Next row: P2, k1, p1. k1, p3, kl, p1. k1. Work 8 more rows in pattern. Cast off.
Work as given for Back to *. Work 3 more rows in pattern, thus ending with a right side row.
Next row: Work 8 sts, cast off next 3 sts, work to end.
Complete this side first.
Keeping pattern correct dec 1 st at neck edge on next row. 7 sts remain. Work 5 rows straight. Cast off .
With right side of work facing rejoin yarn to inner edge of remaining 8 sts, work 2tog, work to end. 7 sts remain. Work 5 rows straight. Cast off.
Using 2amm needles cast on 15 sts and work 6 rows in k1, p1 rib as given for Back increasing 1 st at each end of last row. 17 sts.
Change to 3mm needles and work in st st, starting knit, until sleeve measures 7 cms [21 ins] ending with a purl row. Cast off loosely.
Using 3mm needles cast on 7 sts and work 25 cms [10 ins] in k1, p1 rib as given for Back of Sweater. Cast off in rib.
Join shoulder seams. Sew cast off edge of sleeve to side edge of body placing centre at shoulder seam. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew cast on sts at back neck opening in place. Sew a press stud to top of back opening. Sew scarf to neck edge as illustrated.
Using 3mm needles cast on 35 sts and work in k1, p1 rib as given for Back of Sweater until piece measures 7 cms [2; ins]. Change to 21mm needles and work 4 more rows in rib. Cast off in rib.
Join back seam leaving 5 rows open at lower edge for back 'slit'.
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