American Girl Doll Empire Waist Lace Dress
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Free Doll Dress Knitting Pattern
Materials: Tencel Wool by Cleckheaton 70% Tencel 30% Wool DK weight yarn 91 m (100 yds) / 50 g - 2 balls.
Gauge:One pattern repeat 2.25" (6 cm) on size #7 (4.5 mm) needles
The dress is worked from the bottom up as one piece up to the armholes. Then the front and the backs are worked separately.
Row 49: sl 1, purl the rest of the sts. Transfer all the stitches to the circular # 5 (3.75 mm ) needles and block the skirt.
Continue on needles #5 (3.75 mm).
Row 50: sl 1, k1, (k1, k2tog) 30 times, k1, p1. There will be 64 sts after the decreases for the bodice were made.
# 1. Poster: Lois
September 27, 2013
what is the stitch sk2p mean
# 2. Poster: Mary
October 7, 2013
I too wish to know what sk2p means.
also, explain Row 2 Bluebell pattern on 10 sts repeat 9 times, just which 10 sts am I to use as I count more sts. on that row.
# 3. Poster: Sherry
December 15, 2013
Did anyone answer this question yet as i am also confused. I don't understand jumping back and forth between the row to the chart. Can't it be written by row with all instruction written within that row instead of jumping back and forth? Very confusing, am i missing something here?
Thanks for any help
# 4. Poster: Florence Brewer
April 2, 2014
Please tell me what sk2p means and also row 2 sl 1, Bluebells lace pattern on 10 sts repeat 9 times , k1, p1.
# 5. Poster: RileyPoo
January 8, 2014
Not sure if you figured this out yet or not.
It is stated in Row 2, in parentheses, of the Bluebells Lace pattern at the top of the page....
Row 2: yo, k3, sk2p (sl1, k2tog, pass sl st over), k3, yo, k1
So you would slip 1, knit 2 together, pass the slipped stitch over.
It only explains it the one time then uses the abbreviation after that.
I hope this helps!
# 6. Poster: Bonnie Hutmacher
November 17, 2014
I am quite an accomplished knitter and I have tried the first 6 rows several times. I end up after row two beginning the Bluebell lace and at the end of the row I end up with half the stitches I began with. I have no idea what I am doing wrong.
# 7. Poster: Linda Shepherd
March 20, 2014
Just finished this dress and it fits the doll perfectly - am going to make another one in a different color
# 8. Poster: Dian Freymiller
June 8, 2014
Linda Shephard did you have extra stitches after the pattern was done for each row?? I have had extra stitches on the 4th, 5th and 6th rows.
# 9. Poster: Nicole
September 15, 2014
Does it fit a 18" doll.
# 10. Poster: DianView All Comments (26)
June 8, 2014
What is the difference between sk2p and sl1, k2tog, pass sl st over??? when i look it up on you tube it doesn't look like there is a difference in the stitch...so why is it written different in this pattern
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