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Mae Hooded Sweater - American Girl Doll

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mae Hooded Sweater - American Girl Doll
Mae Hooded Sweater - American Girl Doll
Mae Hooded Sweater - American Girl Doll

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knit stitches
  • Yarn overs
  • Knitting pieces flat and seaming them
  • Picking up stitches
  • Knitting in the round on DPN's
  • Decreasing
  • Increasing
  • Joining two pieces together with a three needle bind-off

Pattern Description:

Mae is a short sleeved hooded pullover with an allover lace pattern on front and back, a deep v-neckline and garter stitch edgings. There are decorative buttons at hip. Sweater is knit flat in two pieces from the bottom-up, then seamed along side edges before picking up stitches for the sleeves and hood. Sleeves are worked in the round on DPN's, the hood is knit flat then seamed at top edge with a three needle bind-off. Pattern includes schematic.

Shown knit in Knit Picks Comfy Fingering for red version, and Drops Baby Merino for yellow version.


- 28.5 sts & 40 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch.

- 27.5 sts & 56 rows = 4" in garter stitch.

- 28 sts & 43 rows = 4" in lace pattern, un-stretched.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size - to fit 18" dolls with an 11" chest circumference, such as American Girl.


  • - 1 pair of straight needles and 1 set of DPN's in size US 2 (3.00mm) **Or size required to obtain gauge.**
  • - 1 ball of Knit Picks Comfy Fingering - 75% Pima cotton, 25% Acrylic; Fingering weight (218 yards per 50 gram ball). Color B992, Hollyberry
  • OR - 2 balls of Drops Baby Merino - 100% Merino extra fine wool superwash; Fingering weight (191 yards per 50 gram ball). Color 04, Yellow. Or suitable substitute yarn.

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 locking stitch markers or safety pins
  • Darning needle for sewing in ends
  • 3 buttons, 1/4" in size
  • 2 stitch holders or scrap yarn

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Fingering weight