Adorable vintage barbie doll clothes are always a great find. This cute outfit is called "Shopping in Paris"
Potions DK. 20g Main Shade (MS), oddment in Contrast (C). Kreinik Meted 110 Heavy Braid. Oddment in Gold (002).
Pair each Patons 3 3/4 mm [USA 5) and 4 mm (USA 6) needles.
Patons 3 mm crochet hook, 4 press studs.
4 gold sequins or beads for buttons.
Sizes: Patterns are designed to fit Fashion Dolls between 28 – 31 cm or (11 – 12 in) in height
Tension: The tension have been based on Patons DK (worsted weight) tensions over stocking st as detailed below.
On 3 ¾ mm needles – 23 stitches and 31 rows to 10 cm
On 4 mm needles – 22 stitches and 30 rows to 10 cm
Skirt BACK AND FRONT ALIKE
With 3 3/4 mm needles and MS, cast on 15 sts.
Rib row 1 — (RS), Kl, • P1, K1.: rep from • to end.
Rib row 2 — P1. * K1.. P1; rep from * to end.
Change to 4 mm needles and work in stocking st, starting knit, until piece measures 7 cm ending with RS facing for next row.
Decrease row —*K2tog tbl. K2 K2tog*, K3; rep from * to *11 sts rem
Purl 1 row.
Change to 3 3/4 mm needles and work 3 rows in rib as given above.
Cast off loosely in rib.
Join side seams leaving top rib and 1 cm of of seam open. Sew press stud to opening.
With 4 mm needles and MS, cast on 17 sts and work 10 rows in stocking st, starting knit.
Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 13 sts rem. Work 10 rows straight. Cast off
With 4 mm needles and MS. Cast on 9 sts and work 10 rows in stocking st. starting knit (work 1 row here for Right Front).
Shape a rmholle
Cast off 2 sts at beg of next row. 7 sts rem. Work 6 rows straight.
Cast off 2 sts at beg of next row. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next row. 4 sts rem. Work 3 rows straight (work 1 row less here for Right Front) Cast off.
Work as given for Left F ront working 1 row more and 1 row less where indicated
Join Shoulder seams. With 4 mm needles and MS knit up 16 sts evenly along armhole edge between cast off sts. Work 3 rows in stocking st, starting purl. Shape sides by dec 1 st at each end of next and foll 6 th row. 12 sts rem. Work 5 rows straight. Cast off loosely
Front and Neck Edging
With 3 3/4 mm needles and C, with RS facing and starting at lower edge of right front knit up 14 sts up right front edge, 5 sts up right front neck. 5 sts across back neck, 5 sts down left front neck and 14 sts down left front edge. 43 sts.
Cast off loosely knitwise
Join side seams.
With 3 3/4 mm needles and C and with RS facing, knit up 32 sts along lower edge. Cast off loosely knitwise, Join edging..
With 3 3/4 mm needles and C and with RS facing, knit up 10 sts along sleeve edge. Cast off knitwise.
Join sleeve seams gathering seam slightly,
Pockets (Make 2)
With 4 mm needles and C, cast on 4 sts, Cast off knit-wise.
Sew to fronts of Jacket as illustrated. Sew 3 press studs to front opening. Sew on sequins or beads to correspond with press studs.
You can find more vintage barbie doll clothes by clicking on the link below. The hat and purse can be found here.