Mob Cap for 18" Dolls

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Mob Cap for 18" Dolls Pattern


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Knitting: Mob Cap for 18' Dolls
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, provisional cast on, increases (kf&b, yarn over, yarn forward and around needle), decreases (k2tog), knitting through the back loop, knitting in the round, crochet chain (optional)

Pattern Description:

Knit a cute mob cap for your doll to wear to tea.

The cap, which is based on Elizabeth Zimmermann?s Pi Shawl formula, begins with a provisional cast on at the center and is knit in the round outward towards the hem. The cap is enlarged using a series of knit front & back increase rows. A row of eyelets is formed using yarn overs, followed by a ruffle. Finally, a crocheted chain or narrow ribbon is threaded through the eyelets to create the perfect fit.

Shown with Tea Time Colonial Dress; the pattern for which can be purchased here on Craftsy. The ruffle on the cap matches the ruffle on the hem of the dress.


32 stitches/44 rows = 4 inches (10 cm), after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9.5 inches (24 cm) in diameter, after blocking


  • 230 yds (210 m) fingering weight yarn
  • 3 yds (5 m) contrasting yarn or 20 inches (51 cm) of one-eighth inch ribbon

You Will Also Need:

  • Set of US size 2 (2.75 mm) double-pointed needles
  • Size 0 (3.25 mm) steel crochet hook (for optional crocheted cap tie)

About Designer

About Designer

Carla Pera on

My mom taught me how to knit, sew and crochet when I was a girl. It's all part of who I am. I like to design things that are elegantly simple, not too difficult, but also might teach you something new.

Clicking on the www box below will take you to my knitting blog where I always have something to say.

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