This sweet and feminine sweater is designed to fit the American Girl® and other 18” dolls. It incorporates several special techniques that include a two-color cast on, scalloped hem, twisted braid detail and an embroidered bullion rose embellishment. There are two flower garland variations to choose from. The sweater opens down the front with three buttonholes for closure. It has two collar variations with a scalloped edge or knitted braid trim and the sleeves incorporate the braid detail at the hem. The body of the sweater is knitted as one piece (no side seams!) and the sleeves are set into the armhole. The PDF pattern contains both written instructions and easy-to-follow charts.
Also available (separately) is a step-by-step video to show you how to master all these fun techniques.
-1 Master Color - about 1/3 skein (approximately 100 yards)
-3 Contrasting colors for flower and braid detail (small amounts)
-Size 4 knitting needles or size to give a gauge of 5 stitches=1”
-Size C or D crochet hook (optional for collar edge on View B)
-Large tapestry needle for weaving in ends
-Three 1/2” buttons
-2 Stitch holders
-2 Stitch markers
-1 Row counter
-4-6 large safety pins
-GAUGE: 5 stitches=1”
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 31 page knitting pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF knitting 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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I had a lot of fun with this pattern. There were several stitches that were new to me. The explanation and a tutorial on YouTube helped me get through. Excellent fit. I made mine in brown tweed, cream and brown. Surprisingly the style even looked good on a boy.
This is a beautiful sweater pattern. What really surprised me was that there's very little work to get this fabulous level of detail. Instructions and photos are very easy to follow. I was also surprised at how quickly I completed this sweater. This pattern has a template for use when blocking making it easy to get the correct shape and sizing (sometimes I tend to stretch out knitted items when blocking). Love love love this pattern. This is my new "go to" pattern,
Love this sweater!!! I found the video amazingly helpful, and learned a couple of new techniques into the bargain. I've knitted two already and am about to work on my third; it really is pretty.