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The Frugal Knitting Haus was founded in July of 1989. It began around the innovative patterns of our founder, designing quick and simple patterns using up leftover scraps of yarn. Since her start, ...

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Dance Practice Pattern for 18' Doll

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Dance Practice Pattern for 18' Doll
Dance Practice Pattern for 18' Doll
Dance Practice Pattern for 18' Doll
Dance Practice Pattern for 18' Doll

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Knitting Skills

Pattern Description:

Getting ready to go to the dance studio? Get dolly ready in her great outfit of a ruffled tutu, sweatband/headband, leg warmers, and a towel to wipe her brow after a hard workout! Every little girl that dreams of dancing will want this for their doll! Make these in baby yarn, US # 5 needles. Pretty in pink, but looks so cute in blue, lavender and yellow too! The pattern is fairly easy to follow too. Why not start this for a Holiday gift giving idea along with our other 18 inch doll patterns. What a nice surprise gift this would be!

These knitting patterns are designed to fit many of the popular 18-inch vinyl dolls (those with vinyl head, arms and legs and a cloth stuffed body). These include: The American Girls Collection(r) by the Pleasant Company, Gtz Dolls(r) (non-designer), Dress Me Doll(c) from The Martha Pullen Company, Tolly Girl(r), Faithful Friends Collection(r), Liberty Landing(r), Girls on the Go(r), Savannah of Storybook Heirlooms(tm), Laura Ashley(r), Collector's Lane(r), Creative Doll Company(r), Springfield Collection(r), Sophia's Heritage Collection(r), Autumn Harvest(tm) and Our Generation(tm) and other 18-inch dolls with similar size and construction.


Gauge - 11 sts = 2 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fits 18" Dolls, including American Girl Dolls and others similar in size.


  • Uses Coats and Clark Baby TLC yarn (a thin baby yarn), a 4 ounce ball, 180 yards. This set uses 2 ounces for this 4 piece set. Knitting needles size # 5 or use #4 to get gauge. Yarn sewing needle for finishing.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Coats and Clark Baby TLC


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