PLEATED SUMMER doll dress

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PLEATED SUMMER doll dress Pattern

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Knitting: PLEATED SUMMER doll dress
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Toy

Item:

Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic knitting stitches

Pattern Description:

This little doll's dress features my version of faux box pleats and short puff sleeve as well as some "rice" stitch.
Best made in natural fiber yarn that could be steamed or similarly blocked as there type of pleats when created in a small doll size tend to roll and cling to body as similar ribing would.
So to keep the skirt shaped in a pretty A-line shaping / steaming is recommended.
The dress will fit full bodies 18" doll like American Girl doll and similar.

Gauge:

22 st x 32 rows = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • will fit 18" doll

Materials:

  • sports weight cotton or similar yarn, knitting needles of appropriate size for the yarn being used

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch holders, stitch markers , darning needle