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Debonair Designs.
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Tundra ~ Capelet for American Girl Dolls

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Tundra ~ Capelet for American Girl Dolls
Tundra ~ Capelet for American Girl Dolls
Tundra ~ Capelet for American Girl Dolls
Tundra ~ Capelet for American Girl Dolls
Tundra ~ Capelet for American Girl Dolls

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Knit and Purl Stitches
  • Shaping
  • Buttonholes
  • Cables
  • Slipped Stitches
  • Seed Stitch

Pattern Description:

"Tundra", a cabled, textured stitch capelet pattern only for American Girl 18" Gotz dolls by Debonair Designs
(For Beret, see Eyelet Beret worked omitting eyelet row along with faux fur for brim)

Tundra; a winter inspired capelet complete with back-buttoned closure for easy dressing, along with a ribbed stitch turtleneck for extra warmth.

This versatile trendy capelet is a great addition to your doll's
winter wardrobe and sure to become her favorite winter wear.
For a finishing touch, add your favorite hat and mitts.
(hat and mitts not included

Designer's Note:
Worked flat ~ my preferred knitting technique using my bamboo straights

Designed to fit: American Girl Dolls & 18" Gotz Dolls like Jessica that
shares the same body type

Worked from the bottom up in one piece, including button bands, and turtle neck

Pattern Features:
Features the use of slipped stitches producing ridges along with a twist cable stitch. Seeded rib accents the bottom and button bands with ribbed stitch worked for the turtleneck


6 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch in Seeded Ribbed Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Designed to fit: AG dolls, 18" Gotz & similar sized dolls


  • 85 - 105 yds Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)
  • US 3 - 3.25 mm US 5 - 3.75 mm straight knitting needles
  • Cable Needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 Buttons
  • Darning Needle

Suggested yarn:

105 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Red Heart Soft Solids, Caron Simply Soft Solids