Crystal Palace Yarns
free doll knitting pattern for 18"
doll: sweater & hat
18" Doll Sweater and Hat
Designed & Knit by Gail Tanquary
Note: This 18" doll set will fit dolls such as Madame
Alexander, American Girl, etc.
See also a Mochi Plus set for a Poncho &
2 - 50 gr balls
Crystal Palace Mochi Plus #563 "tropical ginger"
Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles: Size 6 and 9
6 stitch markers
3 stitch holders
The sweater is knitted from the neck down, requiring sewing
only at the sleeve seams.
Gauge: 4.5 sts/in St st on larger needles (although
gauge is not crucial)
beg-beginning; BO- bind off; CO-cast on; cont-continue; inc-increase;
PM- place marker;l rep-repeat; rs-right
side; sl- slip; St st- stockinette stitch; st(s)-stitch(es); ws-wrong side; yo-
Using size 6 needles, cast on 41 sts. K 3 rows (ending by
working a ws row).
Change to larger needle and beg pattern:
Row 1: K5, PM, K6, PM, K4, PM, K 11, PM, K4, PM, K6, PM, K2, yo, K2 tog,
K1 (buttonhole made).
Row 2: K5, P to last marker, K5.
Row 3: K to 1 st before second marker, *yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K to 1 st
before next marker.*
Rep between * 3 times more, K to end.
Row 4: Rep row 2.
Rep rows 3 and 4 - making 3 buttonholes on right front following completion of 5
garter ridges - until there are 21 sts on each front (including garter st band),
24 sts on each sleeve, 31 sts on back (115 sts).
End by working row 4.
K to 2nd marker (without increasing) and place these sts on holder. K across sts
of sleeve & place remaining sts on holder.
Work in St st until sleeve measures 1.5" from underarm. Change to smaller
Next row: K, decreasing evenly spaced to 20 sts. K 5 more rows.
BO loosely using tip of larger needle.
With RS facing, attach yarn & work across sts of back & place on holder.
Work across sleeve & place remaining sts on holder.
Work second sleeve to match first.
With RS facing, attach yarn & work across sts of right front. Turn & work across
in pattern, joining fronts & back: K5, P to last 5 sts, K5 - 73 sts
Begin block pattern:
Row 1: K5, sl marker, *K3, P3* to last 8 sts, K3, sl marker, K5.
Row 2-4: K5, sl marker, P the P sts, K the K sts as they face you to last
Row 5: K5, sl marker, *P3, K3* to last 8 sts, P3, sl marker, K5.
Rows 6-8: K5, sl marker, K the K sts, P the P sts as they face you to marker,
Rows 9-12: Rep rows 1-4
Change to smaller needle & K 6 rows garter st. BO. Attach buttons.
CO 66 sts using smaller needle.
Rows 1-5: *K1, P1* to end.
Change to larger needle & work rows 1- 8 of block pattern as for sweater.
Row 1: *P3, K1, K2 tog* to end of row.
Row 2 and all wrong-side rows: K the K sts, P the P sts as they face you.
Row 3: *P3, K2 tog*
Row 5: *P2, K2 tog*
Row 7: *P1, K2 tog*
Row 9: *K2 tog* to end.
Fasten off & cut yarn, leaving a 10" tail. Draw tail thru
remaining sts and pull up firmly
fasten off. Sew seam.
Designed and Knit by Gail Tanquary for
Crystal Palace Yarns
Visit Gail's shop, Alameda Yarn Co., in
Alameda, CA if you are in the East
copyright 2011 Crystal Palace
Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this pattern with
crocheters. The pattern
may be used for
non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any
publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format
without permission. Knitting Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns Mochi
welcome to use this free pattern for their customers.
Crystal Palace Yarns, Richmond, CA
phone: 510-237-9988, fax: 510-237-9809