Sunday Best - Gotz & American Girl Dolls

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Sunday Best - Gotz & American Girl Dolls Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stocking stitch
  • Decrease
  • Cables
  • Picking up stitches

Pattern Description:

Sunday Best ~ a matching lace and cable dress, cardigan & hat set in double knit yarn using 4mm needles. Both the dress and cardigan are knitted in one piece up to the armhole shaping using straight needles. The dress is fastened at the back with buttons. The button bands & button holes on both the dress and cardigan are worked into the design. There is also an additional shorter closer fit version of the dress for a slimmer Gotz doll as modelled on Julia (Measurements below).

18" Gotz Precious Day 2008 Jessica (blonde hair) in wedgewood blue and cream. (Chest 27cm, Waist 25.5cm, Hips 29cm).

18" Gotz Precious Day 2010 Julia (ginger hair) in apple green and cream and also in Kingfisher blue. (Chest 24cm, Waist 23cm, Hips 28cm).

18" American Girl Doll Rebecca (Chest 27.5cm, Waist 26cm, Hips 30.5cm)


Tension (Gauge)
11 stitches, 14 rows on 4mm needles using double knit yarn to 2"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit 18" Gotz Precious Day doll
  • To fit 18" American Girl doll


  • Double knit yarn
  • 4mm knitting needles

About Designer

About Designer

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Welcome to Claire's Country Knitting Designs. I design pdf knitting patterns for doll clothes using 4 ply and double knit yarn. The dolls I use are:

16" Ellowyne Wilde
18" Gotz Precious Day
19.5" Gotz Sarah/Hannah
18" Kidz n Cats
18" American Girl doll
13" Les Cheries doll.

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