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Highland Lass

from Claire's Country Knitting Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Highland Lass
Highland Lass
Highland Lass
Highland Lass
Highland Lass
Highland Lass

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stocking stitch
  • Increase/decrease
  • Rib
  • Cable
  • Trinity/Blackberry Stitch
  • Double crochet (US; single crochet)

Pattern Description:

Highland Lass for 18" Gotz Precious Day Dolls, 19.5" Gotz Sarah/Hannah Dolls, 18" Kidz n Cats Dolls & 18" American Girl Dolls.

A three piece set consisting of an aran style jumper, matching beret and pleated skirt knitted in 4ply on 3.25mm needles & 3mm needles for the brim of the beret. The jumper is knitted flat in one piece up to the armhole shaping using straight needles. The jumper is fastened with buttons at the back. The skirt is knitted flat using straight needles with a ribbed waist band folded over and held up with elastic. The skirt is finished with a row of double crochet (US: single crochet) around the bottom edge which can be replaced with 2 rows of garter stitch if preferred. The jumper is knitted with a combination of wheatear stitch, cables and blackberry/trinity stitch whilst the beret complements the jumper with cables and blackberry/trinity stitch.

18" Gotz Precious Day Jessica 2008 doll - blonde hair. (Chest 27cm, Waist 25.5cm, Hips 29cm, head circumference 12").

18" Gotz Precious Day Julia 2010 doll - ginger hair. (Chest 24cm, Waist 23cm, Hips 28cm, head circumference 12").

19.5" Gotz Sarah/Hannah doll - Blue & Cream outfits. (Chest 24.5cm, Waist 23.5cm, Hips 26.5cm, head circumference 11").

18" Kidz n Cats doll - Clover & Heather outfit (Chest 21.5cm, Waist 22cm, Hips 25.5cm).

18" American Girl Doll Rebecca - red & navy (Chest 27.5cm, Waist 26cm, Hips 30.5cm).


15 stitches, 18 rows on 3.25mm needles using 4 ply yarn to 2 inch in stocking stitch

20 stitches, 20 rows on 3.25mm needles using 4 ply yarn to 6cm over trinity/blackberry stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit 18" Kidz n Cats Doll
  • To fit 19.5" Gotz Sarah/Hannah Doll
  • To fit 18" Gotz Precious Day doll
  • To fit 18" American Girl doll


  • 4 ply yarn
  • 3mm knitting needles
  • 3.25mm knitting needles
  • 3mm crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Buttons
  • Elastic
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Welcome to Claire's Country Knitting Designs. I design pdf knitting patterns for doll clothes using 4 ply and double knit yarn. The dolls I use are:

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