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Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

American Girl Doll Dress

Difficulty level: Easy

Free Doll Dress Knitting Pattern

Materials:Bernat Satin 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight, color - Wine Mist, 149 m (163 yds)/100 g - 1 skein.

Needles:
4 (3.50 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

Gauge:16 st x 22 rows = 4" x 4" (10 cm x 10 cm) for stocking stitch

Patterns:

Rib:
1 k, 1 p

Stocking Stitch
1 row and all odd rows - knit sts
2 row and all even rows - purl sts

Selvedge stitches
The 1st and last stitch of the pattern are selvedge stitches. To make the edges of your work even and smooth 2 more stitches (selvedge stitches) are added. You should always slip the first stitch as if to knit and purl the last stitch. The selvedge stitches are not counted in the pattern unless otherwise specified.

Front
Cast on 26 sts (including edge stitches).
Knit stocking stitch for 4 rows.
Row 5: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 6: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Knit stocking stitch for another 10 rows.
Row 17: cast off 8 sts in the middle of the front and continiue knitting the left and right parts of the front separately. There will be 6 sts on each side remaining.
Rows 18-24: stocking stitch. Cast off.

Right Back
Cast on 14 sts (including edge stitches).
Knit stocking stitch for 4 rows.
Row 5: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Knit stocking stitch for another 15 rows.
Row 20: cast off 5 sts. There will be 6 sts remaining.
Rows 21-24: stocking stitch. Cast off.

Left Back
Cast on 14 sts (including edge stitches).
Knit stocking stitch for 5 rows.
Row 6: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Knit stocking stitch for another 14 rows.
Row 19: cast off 5 sts. There will be 6 sts remaining.
Rows 20-24: stocking stitch. Cast off.

Skirt
Join the side seams of the backs and front.
Cast on 52 sts along the bottom of the back and front.
Rows 1-2: Rib 2 k, 2 p.
Row 3: increase for 1 st between each 2 k group.
Rows 4-10: 3 k, 2 p (even rows 3 p, 2 k)
Row 11: increase for 1 st in each 3 k group.
Rows 12-22: 4 k, 2 p (even rows 4 p, 2 k)
Row 23: increase for 1 st in each 4 k group.
Rows 24-30: 5 k, 2 p (even rows 5 p, 2 k). Cast off.

Sleeve
Sleeve is knitted from armwhole down.
Cast on 32 sts (including edge stitches).
Knit stocking stitch for 28 rows, decreasing for 1 st on both sides in the 3rd, 11th, 17th and 23rd rows.
Cast off remaining 24 sts.

Finishing:
Join shoulder seams.
Pick up 48 sts along the neckline and knit 8 rows of rib for the collar. Cast off.
Join sleeve seams. Set in sleeves.
Join the back seam of the skirt leaving 2.5 cm (1") open at the waist.
Sew 4 sew-on snaps to the back opening.

Enjoy!



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# 1. Poster: Mary hernandez
January 6, 2013

Can you tell me what including edge stitches means? Does it mean cast on more than the number given? Love the pattern
# 2. Poster: Rowanparke274
December 27, 2013

Just cast on the given amount.
# 3. Poster: pat fritts
January 18, 2013

Including edge stitches. What oes this mean.

Thank you
# 4. Poster: Elaine Phillips
January 22, 2013

Please see the explanation about edge stitches in the pattern.

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Back of the dress

Parts od the dress being blocked.

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