American Girl Doll Cape with Hood
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Free Doll Cape Knitting Pattern
Back of the cape
# 1. Poster: Imelda
September 29, 2013
As I don't know how to crochet, can I use a garter stitch? What does "sc" mean?
With the yarn B crochet 3 rows of sc along all edges of the cape and the hood.
# 2. Poster: Mary
December 13, 2013
SC is "single crochet". There are good youtube videos showing how to sc around a knitting project, that will help you.
# 3. Poster: Sandra Bright
November 7, 2013
I have knitted for 40 plus years, BUT I CANNOT figure out this pattern. I so wanted to make it for my granddaughter. When you get to row 5, do start to knit to the last 5 stitches then do the wrap stitch or do you start right at the beginning slip a stitch, knit 5 then turn? go to end and do that again before you go to row 6. Thanks for any help.
# 4. Poster: JeannineG
December 8, 2013
You will not be knitting across the whole row. Only the number of stitches indicated.
For row 5. Slip the first stitch. Knit 5 stitches. Do your wrap and turn. The wrong side of your work should be facing you. You should have 6 stitches on your left needle and 29 on your right needle.
Purl back across the 6 stitches on your left needle. (Not all the stitches in the row are knitted)
Turn your work so the right side is facing you.
Row 7 - slip the first stitch, knit the next 10 stitches. Do your wrap and turn. Wrong side should be facing you with 11 stitches on your left needle and 24 stitches on your right needle.
Row 8 - purl the stitches on your left needle.
These are called short rows. When knitted this way, it creates a wedge.
If you are able, take a look at the video for how to do the wrap/turn.
Hope this helps!
# 5. Poster: wima thibodeau
December 10, 2013
please explain row five
# 6. Poster: Rose
November 8, 2013
Beautiful! My granddaughter is very eager for me to make this for her doll. I love your patterns, and appreciate the helpful videos. Thank you!
# 7. Poster: Mary Hirsch
November 15, 2013
There appears to be an error in the instructions for the hood. It says repeat rows 3-10 3 more times. Then it starts with row 27. These numbers work if you only repeat rows 3-10 twice. I haven't sewn it together yet. Did anyone else find this error?
# 8. Poster: Diane
December 5, 2013
I would like to crochet this. How do you change pattern to crochet? Thank you.
# 9. Poster: Mary Dultmeier
December 15, 2013
I have tried to print this pattern & it has been unsuccessful..Would you tell me another way to print it.
# 10. Poster: EllisenView All Comments (15)
October 26, 2012
Fantastic Cape! My granddaughter will love it. Thanks so much for sharing it with us.
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