Classic Sweater Crochet Pattern

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The Classic Sweater is a timeless sweater that will be a great addition to your doll’s wardrobe. This short sleeved sweater is perfect if worn alone, or you could leave the sleeves off and pair it with a jacket. Perfect for a day out on the town!

The design features a ribbed edging around the collar, sleeves, and bottom of the sweater. It is crocheted from the top down with the sleeves added after the body is crocheted. The back closure uses KAM snaps instead of hook and loop tape to prevent snags. Hook and loop tape can be used though, if you prefer. The sweater on the cover image is made with Lion Brand Sock-Ease Yarn.  This PDF crochet pattern is designed to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl®.

Suggested Yarns: #1 Fingering Weight Yarn (aka sock yarn); Lion Brand, Patons, or Knit Picks.


Supplies Needed:
-Fingering Weight Yarn
-Crochet Hook Size: D/3 - 3.25 MM
-Sharp Needle to weave in your loose ends
-KAM Plastic Snap Setting Pliers (if you use KAM snaps for the closure)
-KAM Plastic Snaps or hook and loop tape


Skill Level:  Beginner

What You Get: One 16 page crochet pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF crochet pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.

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Helene D.
Canada Canada

Cute sweater

I had trouble finding the correct yarn as usual. Baby yarn worked fine. I could not figure out the ribbing so I used 2 rows of front and back post double crochet instead. I also did buttonholes at the back instead of the snaps.

kay t.

Classic sweater crochet pattern

Was a very quick and easy pattern to do was a well written pattern looks nice on doll

Pamela W.
United States

Love these patterns

I haven't started this one yet but I have other Little Abbee patterns and each has been well written and produce a delightful result. This one tempted me because I have a skein of the same yarn already waiting in my bin. Looking forward to creating it!

Linda B.

Very cute sweater

Thanks for a very cute sweater, that was easy to make, at least the body portion. The ribbed edges are adorable, but a bit "fiddly" to accomplish. I am an experienced crocheter, so I knew what needed to be done to "rib" the edges. A beginner might not be able to figure this process out. Some very clear pictures of the process might be good to add. An alternative to the ribbed edging, might be a picot edging, or a small shell border, and I might do one of those next time I make this. Also, the plastic snaps are an excellent alternative to Velcro. However the tool to set them was $20.00 at the local Hobby Lobby, so that made it a deal-breaker for me. It might be much cheaper somewhere else, but I didn't have time to shop around, and I just wouldn't use it enough to justify the purchase. Instead, I opted for some small ball-buttons, and worked four 2-stitch buttonholes into the third row of the back edge. With all of that, this sweater fits well, and looks very summer-y with white or khaki shorts. My grand-daughter and the girls love it. I'm giving it 4 stars because of the edging.