Ella Henley Tee - 18" American Girl Doll

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Ella Henley Tee - 18" American Girl Doll Pattern


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Knitting: Ella Henley Tee - 18' American Girl Doll
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting skills
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing
  • Picking up stitches
  • Working with DPNs or preferred method for circular knitting
  • Following directions for short rows

Pattern Description:

Ella is a classic Henley tee with feminine details. It's worked in a simple garter ridge stitch pattern and features cap sleeves, a front button placket and below the hip length. It's worked seamlessly from the top-down. The set-in sleeves are shaped with short rows. If this is your first time working short rows or this type of sweater construction, don't worry, everything's explained in line-by-line directions with accompanying illustrations. A small project like this is a great way to get a feel for working top-down set-in sleeve sweaters, and to discover the many benefits of this method of construction!

Pattern includes schematic with detailed measurements of finished sweater.


On size US 2 needles, and wet blocked w/o stretching.
29 sts & 52 rows = 4" (10cm) in Garter Ridge patt.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size - to fit 18" (46cm) dolls with a chest circumference of approx. 11" (28cm), such as American Girl, Australian Girl, Gotz and similar dolls.


  • Circular needle in size US 2 (3.00mm) and US 1 (2.50mm); length is not important as you'll be using them to work back & forth in rows.
  • Set of DPNs in size US 2 (3.00mm) and US 1 (2.50mm).

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle for yarn ends
  • 3 st markers
  • 2 locking st markers or safety pins
  • Scrap yarn for holding sts
  • 4 buttons, 1/4" (7mm) in size

Suggested yarn:

191 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Drops Baby Merino


Color 26 Light Old Pink

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About Designer

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by Steph Wylie
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I've been blissfully obsessed with creating things since way back when my legs were too short to reach the floor while sitting at a table.
I LOVE to knit (and sew, and have been meaning to learn a little more crochet...).

Aside from my crafty obsessions, I adore books, audio books, feeding the people I love, colors, nature, playing outside, a good nights sleep, learning new things, ...

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