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American Girl Doll Knitted Top

Difficulty level: ** Easy

Free Doll Top Knitting Pattern

Materials:Dale of Norway Falk Dalegarn sport weight pink yarn 106m (109 yds)/50g - 1 ball.

Crochet hook 1 (2.75 mm)

Gauge: 23 st X 34 rows = 4" (10 cm)


Rib: 1k, 1p

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


Cast on 36 sts.
Knit rib for 8 rows.
Continue stocking stitch for 38 rows.
To shape a neckline cast off 12 sts in the middle and continue to knit the remaining stitches separetely.
Knit 8 rows. Cast off remaining stitches.

Right Back
Cast on 16 sts.
Knit rib for 8 rows.
Continue stocking stitch for 44 rows.
Cast off remaining stitches.

Left Back
Knit as right back

Join shoulder seams.  Join side seams, leaving 3" (7.5 cm) for the armhles.
Crochet 1 row of sc along the back opening and the neckline
Crochet 2 nd row of dc.
Row 3: *3 dc in 1 dc from the row 3, skip 1 dc, 1 sc, skip 1 dc* repeat along the neckline. Crochet sc along the right back, crochet sc along the left back making 8 button loop crochet ch 3 evenly.

Crochet 1 row of sc arond the arm openings.
Row 2: *3 dc in 1 dc from the row 3, skip 1 dc, 1 sc, skip 1 dc* repeat along the arm opening.

Sew eight 5 mm beads as buttons on the left back opening..



There are 4 total comments on this article.

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Poster: Michelle
October 28, 2013

I am confused at Row 3 of finishing the edges...
Poster: Trudy Gruenhagen
September 17, 2014

I also would like to know what "row 3" the directions refer to.
Poster: alex
December 20, 2014

The finishing rows are crochet. 3dc three double crochet cluster stitch. It leaves you with the button hole.
Poster: Roylene
September 9, 2013

It says to leave a 3" opening for the arm holes but am confused if the shirt is a total of 4" I don't see that being right so will adjust I really like the shirt easy to follow pattern

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