Bria ~ for American Girl/Boy Dolls

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Bria ~ for American Girl/Boy Dolls Pattern


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Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Worked Flat, back and forth in rows
  • Crossed Stitches
  • Moss Stitch

Pattern Description:

Bria a two in one pattern for both a sweater version and a cardigan version
Both featuring a flattering shawl collar neckline along with moss stitch and an easy to do cable stitch using no cable, also called crossed stitch
The pattern begins with the sweater, followed by the cardigan with line-by-line written instructions give, the sleeves for both versions are worked the same.

The Newsboy Cap is NOT included in the pattern

Designer's Note:
Worked flat: back and forth in rows ~ my preferred knitting technique

Designed to fit:
American Girl Dolls & 18" Gotz Dolls like my models, Julia and Katie, that share the same body type

Construction: Worked from the bottom up in one piece to armholes, then each section is worked individually.

Experience Level:
Advance beginner-Intermediate

Pattern Features:
The cable stitch pattern featured has been written out with line-by-line instructions given. A shawl collar flatters the neckline created from picked up stitches on the sweater version. Complete back button closure added to the sweater for easy dressing

Materials: 220 - 250 yards (approx.) of medium worsted #4 yarn

Knitting Needles: Pair each of 3.25mm (US 3-UK/Canada 10) and 3.75mm (US 5-UK/Canada 9)


Using 3.75mm needles:
6 sts and 7 rows in 1in over moss stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fits 18in American Girl Dolls


  • 220 - 250 Medium Worsted #4
  • 3.25 mm Knitting Needles
  • 3.75mm Knitting Needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 5 Buttons for Sweater
  • 6 Buttons for Cardigan
  • Darning Needle

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Patons Classic Wool Worsted

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About Designer

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Debonair Designs.
Hi, my name is Deb, aka Debonair Designs. Welcome to my store, where you will find the perfect knitting pattern for your doll's needs. I specialize in hand knitting patterns designed to fit the popular 18" American Girl Dolls and the comparable 18" Gotz Dolls that share the same body type also designs for the slim 18? Kidz n Cats Dolls.

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