Ready for Spring Top and Tunic for Dolls

from Jay Bird Finnigan

Ready for Spring Top and Tunic for Dolls Pattern


PDF Digital Download

Have you made this pattern?
Share with the Craftsy community.

Knitting: Ready for Spring Top and Tunic for Dolls
rollover image to zoom

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Knit in the round (sleeves)
  • Pick up stitches

Pattern Description:

The Ready for Spring Top and Tunic is knit seamlessly, from the top down, in fingering weight yarn. The garter stitch yoke, softly gathered top and puffed sleeves are the perfect look for spring.

Instructions are given for 2 lengths, both of which button up the back for easy dressing. The bottom can be finished with a picot or slip stitch border.

This is a great project to use up some of that extra sock yarn from your stash!

The top is shown on American Girl dolls, but will fit other 18" (46 cm) play dolls with about an 11" (28 cm) chest circumference.


32 stitches = 4 inches (10 cm) in stocking stitch


  • Darning needle
  • Crochet hook (optional)
  • 2.5mm needles. The top/tunic is knit back and forth, but the sleeves are knit in the round using double pointed needles, 2 circulars or magic loop

You Will Also Need:

  • Small buttons (approx. 8mm) - 4 for shorter top, 5 for longer tunic

Suggested yarn:

185 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Chroma Fingering, Lanett Babyull Superwash, Regia 4-Ply

About Designer

About Designer

Kristinmaw on

I have been making things my whole life. My grandmothers both sewed and knit, and one made beautiful quilts as well (an endeavour that I'm not sure I have the patience for but would love to try). I don't really remember them actually teaching me to sew or knit. I think I just learned by watching. My Mom always kept a big bag of scrap fabric and she let me loose on the sewing machine at a very ...

Read More »

Other popular patterns:

View all Knitting patterns »