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American Girl Doll

School Sweater:

Notions:
Abbreviations.
Yarn: Fingering yarn. Co: cast on. (I used a cable cast on but any
Fili&Fili Baby Cachemire, 80% merino desired method is OK)
wool, 20% cachemire.1 ball= 50gm. 250m. Bo: Bind off (cast off)
R: row
Needles: Rs: right side of work.
USA 1 / 2.5mm needles Ws: wrong side of work.
(Or those required to get gauge) K: knit.
A small size cable needle. (a short DP or P: purl.
darning needle can substitute) Ssk: Slip 2 sts knitwise and knit as one
through back loop.
Gauge. K2tog: Knit 2 sts together as one.
8 sts x 10 rows = 1” in Stockinette. P2tog: Purl 2 stitches together as one.
C5f: Put 3 sts on cable needle and hold in
front, knit two sts and then knit the 3 sts on
holder.
Ss: Stocking or stockinette stitch. ( Right
side, knit 1 row ; wrong side, purl 1 row;
repeat for as many rows indicated. )

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Knitting Instructions. Front.
2: P46.
Body. 3: K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.
Cast on 104 sts. 4: Purl.
1-2: *K1, p1; repeat from * to end. 5: Repeat row 3.
3: K1, p1, ssk, yo, *k1, p1; repeat from * to 6: Repeat row 4.
end. Continue repeating rows 3 and 4 to row 20.
4-6: As rows 1-2. (28 sts on needle)
21: K1,ssk, k6, Bo 10sts, k6, k2tog, k1.
Start body:
1: K1, p1, k1, p1, k96, p1, k1, p1, k1. Continue separately on both sides of
2: P1, k1, p1, k1, p96, k1, p1, k1, p1. neck:
3-24: As rows 1-2. 22: Purl.
Adjust length here if you like. 23: Ssk, k3, k2tog, k1.
24: P6.
Divide work: 25: K1, ssk, k1, k2tog, k1.
1: K1, p1, k1, p1, k22, bo 3 sts, k46 sts, bo 3sts, 26: P4.
k22, p1, k1, p1, k1. 27: K1, k2tog, k1.
Continue working on front and backs 28: Purl.
separately. Bind off.

Right Back. Other side of neck.


2: P1, k1, p1, k1, p22. 22: Purl.
3: K1, ssk, knit to last 4sts, p1, k1, p1, k1. 23: K1, ssk, k3, k2tog.
4: P1, k1, p1, k1, purl to end. 24: P6.
5-24: As rows 3-4. 25: K1, ssk, k1, k2tog.
Continue making decreases as before at arm 26: P4.
on right side to row 25. (15sts) 27: K1, ssk, k1
25: K1, ssk, k8, p1, k1, p1, k1. 28: Purl.
26: Bo 5 sts, p9. Bind off.
27: K1, ssk, K4, K2 tog.
28: Purl.
Bind off all sts.

Left Back.
2: P22, K1, p1, k1, p1.
3: K1, p1, k1, p1, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.
4: Purl to last 4sts, k1, p1, k1, p1.
5-24: As rows 3-4. (Add buttonholes on
rows 11 and 23)
25: K1, p1, k1, p1, k8, k2tog, k1.
26: Purl to last 4sts, k1, p1, k1, p1. Sleeves.
27: Bo 5, k6, k2tog, k1. Cast on 30 sts.
28: P6, P2tog. 1: *K1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Bind off all sts. 2-6: As row 1

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Start increases: 19-20: As rows 1-2.
1: Kfb, Knit to last stitch, kfb. 21-22: As rows 9-10.
2: P32. 23-24: As rows 1-2.
3: Knit. 25-26: As rows 13-14.
4: Purl. 27-28: As rows 1-2.
5: Kfb, Knit to last stitch, kfb. Repeat rows 9-28 for 5 times or to length
6: P34. necessary to stitch around neck. Bind off
7: Knit. all stitches.
8: Purl.
9: Kfb, Knit to last stitch, kfb. Sew collar to neck edge. Collar is sewn to
10: P36. the top back edge, sleeve top, front, second
11: Knit. sleeve top and other back edge. The sleeve
12: Purl. tops are included in the neckline count.
13: Kfb, Knit to last stitch, kfb. Sew all seams and sew on buttons.
14: P38
15: Knit.
16: Purl.
17-32: As rows 15-16.

Start decreasing:
1: K1, ssk, knit to last 3 stitches, knit 2 tog,
k1.
2: Purl.
3-28: As rows 1-2. (10sts).
Bind off.

Cable collar.
Cast on 34 stitches.
1: S1, k2, p2, k10, p3, k16.
2: P16, k3, p10, k2, p3.
3-8: As rows 1-2.
9: S1, k2, p2, C5f, k5, p3, C5f, k11.
10: P16, k3, p10, k2, p3.
11-12: As rows 1-2.
13: S1, k2, p2, k5, C5f, p3, k5, C5f, k6.
14: P16, k3, p10, k2, p3.
15-16: As rows 1-2.
17: S1, k2, p2, k10, p3; turn work.
18: K3, p10, k2, p3.

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All rights reserved. You may sell items made from this pattern but not the pattern. Please respect my design rights.