Knit Dress American Girl 18 inch doll Pattern


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Knit Dress American Girl 18 inch doll Pattern

Pattern Details






Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

Seems to me, the only thing better than having a sparkly dress at Holiday time, is when your doll has one too! This pattern is designed to fit 18-inch dolls like American Girl(r) and the little American Girl(r) mini dolls, so her doll can have a dress too!

Pattern features:
-Detailed instructions in PDF format, written in English.
-Knitting charts included for visual knitters (or if English is not a first language).
-Adjustments for left handed knitting.
-Photo tutorial for special assembly details and adding flounce.
-Higher resolution photos, charts and illustrations to allow zooming without loss of detail.
-Button loop back closure (snap closure for smaller dress).


24 sts and 32 rows = 4inches (10cm) with main yarn in St st.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Designed to fit 18-inch dolls such as American GIrl(r) (AG) dolls and 6-inch mini dolls such as American Girl(r) mini dolls


  • One 1.75oz/50g ball of a Fine Weight Yarn, such as Vanna's Choice Glamour by Lion Brand or Michael's Loops and Threads Payette
  • One ball of Red Heart Sashay Yarn in a coordinating colour (1 ball is enough for about 4 dresses)
  • Two U.S. 5 (3.75mm) knitting needles or whichever needles you require to produce the gauge given

You Will Also Need:

  • One spare needle or stitch holder
  • One U.S. D/3 (3.25mm) or U.S. E/4 (3.50mm) crochet hook (either size will do)
  • 3 buttons, 3/8inch to 1/2inch diameter for 18inch doll dress closure
  • 2 sew-on snap fasteners, size 4/0 (5mm) for 6inch doll dress closure

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand, Red Heart, Loops & Threads


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About Designer

About Designer

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by Janice
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Knit, Sew, Bake, Repeat. That's me!

I'm a former Design Studio Supervisor for a yarn company. The techniques I use are generally traditional, but I admit I do like to press for the unusual once in a while.

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