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Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

American Girl Doll Flared Two-Tier Skirt

Difficulty level: ** Easy

Free Doll Skirt Knitting Pattern

Materials: Patons Grace 100% cotton sport weight yarn, 136 yards (124 meters)/50 g, color 60104 - 1 ball (A)
Patons Grace 100% cotton sport weight yarn, 136 yards (124 meters)/50 g, color 60903 - 1 ball (B)

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

Gauge for stockinette stitch: 22 sts x  28 rows = 4" x 4" (10 cm)

Stockinette stitch in rounds:
All rows - knit sts


The skirt is worked from the top in rounds without seams.

With yarn A cast on 58 sts, join and continue to work in rounds.
Rounds 1-5: work ribbing k1, p1.
Round 6: with yarn B *k1, m1 repeat from * across the round = 116 sts.
Rounds 7-14: stockinette st
Rounds 15-19: with yarn A work ribbing k1, p1.
Round 20: with yarn B *k 2, m1 repeat from * across the round = 154 sts.
Rounds 21-34: stockinette st
Rounds 35-39: with yarn A stockinette st
Round 40: *k2tog, yo repeat from * across the round
Rounds 41-45: stockinette st. Cast off.

Fold the hem along the eyelet round and slipstitch in place.

Cut a 10" long piece of elastic band. Overlap and sew the ends to form a circle. Position elastic band circle on the wrong side of the ribbing around the waist edge. Using a piece of the same yarn attach the band to the skirt.

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There are 9 total comments on this article.

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Poster: Judy
August 20, 2015

Excellent pattern
Instructions were so easy to follow and it turn out excellent
Thanks my Granddaughter loves it
Poster: Tanya
March 2, 2014

It probably stands for make 1, it's an increase stitch. You can go to YouTube to see how it's done.
Poster: Elaine Phillips
July 15, 2012

M1 - Make 1 (increase for 1 st)
Poster: Lauren
January 16, 2014

What does M1 stand for?
Poster: janet
September 30, 2012

I think this skirt & wrap top are adorable. the I-cord edging is a terrific way to finish!
I will be making it for my Raving Beauty doll soon.
Poster: Bev
July 7, 2012

Love this but don't know what mi means.
Poster: val cook
May 30, 2012

thank you your patterns are a credit to you I enjoy knitting them
Poster: Ellisen
May 29, 2012

Thank you for sharing the knit sleeveless top and 2-tiered skirt patterns. So glad to have them in the knit version.
Poster: bernadette
April 22, 2012

excellent thankyou

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