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Girl-Doll Sweater Set

Girl and Doll Sweater Set

Red Sweater

This elegant sweater, designed by Marie Grace Smith was featured in Living Crafts Winter 2009 issue. With it comes a matching sweater for the girl’s doll.

Living Crafts Cover Winter 2009

Although the pattern for the girl’s sweater can only be found in the Winter 2009 issue, the doll’s pattern is offered as a tutorial in our Craft Room, as well as in this post. Enjoy!

Doll Sweater

Designed by Shelley Caskey

Materials:

approximately 150 yards of worsted weight yarn, 5 stitches = 1 inch

size 6 knitting needles (or whatever size needed to obtain gauge)

3 buttons, 1/2 inch in size

yarn needle and scissors

Please note:  the red sweater in this photo was made with Sheep
Shop Sheep 1 Single Ply A106.

The Pattern:

sized for 15”-16” waldorf doll

knit in 5 pieces and sewn together

Back:

round 1-10:  cast on 40 stitches and work in garter stitch (knit every round)
for 10 rows, ending on wrong side row

round 11 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k34, k2tog, k1

round 12:  purl

round 13:  knit

round 14:  purl

round

round 21 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k32, k2tog, k1

round 22:  purl

round 23:  knit

round 24:  purl

round

round 31 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k30, k2tog, k1

round 32:  purl

round 33:  knit

round 34:  purl

round 35-40:  repeat above 2 rounds (k one round, p one round)
3 times more

round 41 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k28, k2tog, k1

round 42:  purl

round 43:  knit

round 44:  purl

round

round 49 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k26, k2tog, k1

round 50-54:  knit every round (garter stitch)

round 55:  bind off

Left Front:

round 1-10:  cast on 22 stitches and work in garter stitch (knit every round)
for 10 rows, ending on wrong side row

round

round 12:  k5, purl to end

round 13:  knit

round 14:  k5, purl to end

round 15-20:  repeat above 2 rounds 3 times more

round 21 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k18

round 22:  k5, purl to end

round 23:  knit

round 24:  k5, purl to end

round 25-30:  repeat above 2 rounds 3 times more

round

round 32:  k5, purl to end

round 33:  knit

round 34:  k5, purl to end

round

round 41 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k16

round 42:  k5, purl to end

round 43:  knit

round 44:  k5, purl to end

round 45-48:  repeat above 2 rounds 2 times more

round 49 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k15

round 50-54:  knit every round (garter stitch)

round 55:  bind off

Right Front with Buttonholes:

round 1-10:  cast on 22 stitches and work in garter stitch (knit every round)
for 10 rows, ending on wrong side row

round 11 (right side, decrease row):  k19, k2tog, k1

round 12:  p16, k5

round 13:  knit

round 14:  p16, k5

round 15-20:  repeat above 2 rounds 3 times more

round

round 22:  p15, k5

round 23:  knit

round 24:  p15, k5

round

round 31 (right side, buttonhole + decrease row):
k3, bind off one stitch, k13, k2tog, k1

round 32 (wrong side, buttonhole row):  p14, k2, m1, k2

round 33:  knit

round 34:  p14, k5

round 35-40:  repeat above 2 rounds 3 times more

round

round 42 (wrong side, buttonhole row):  p13, k2, m1, k2

round 43:  knit

round 44:  p13, k5

round

round 49 (right side, decrease row):  k15, k2tog, k1

round 50-52:  knit every row (garter stitch)

round

round 54 (buttonhole row):  k14, m1, k2

round 55:  bind off

Sleeve (make two):

round 1-12:  cast on 32 stitches and work in stockinette stitch
(knit one round, purl one round) for 12 rows, ending on
wrong side row

round 13 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k26, k2tog, k1

round 14:  purl

round 15:  knit

round 16:  purl

round 17 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k24, k2tog, k1

round 18:  purl

round 19:  knit

round 20:  purl

round 21 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k22, k2tog, k1

round 22:  purl

round 23:  knit

round 24:  purl

round 25 (right side, decrease row):  k1, k2tog, k20, k2tog, k1

round 26-28:  knit 3 rows (garter stitch)

round 29:  bind off

Finish:

Sew all seams (right sides together), weave in ends,
turn right side out and block.  Sew buttons on.  And enjoy!

Boy and Girl Sweaters

Posted by Living Crafts on Jan 30, 2011 07:52 AM | 4 Comments

4 Responses to “Girl-Doll Sweater Set”

  1. Pom Pom says:

    Well, everyone needs a red sweater and dolls do, too!

  2. rae says:

    i just made this doll sweater for my daughter’s upcoming birthday. it was my first garment and i was just tickled with how it turned out! i want to do the child’s size now! i will have to dig out that issue.

  3. Awesome lil’ sweater Shelley! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Samual Ticer says:

    When it comes to home made little one shower presents, there are a great deal of suggestions you can believe about, and of the finest is a home made reward basket.

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