Saturday, 26 April 2014

Cute Cardigan for a Teddy or Baby Doll

Kid's love dressing their teddies and dolls.
I thought this cute little cardi would be perfect for a new spring outfit.



 
 
Short Sleeved Cardigan Jacket for a baby doll or Teddy
 
Width:             12”   (30cm)
Length:            6 ¾  ” (17cm)
 
DK Yarn
4mm and 4.5mm needles
 
Tension/ Guage:  20sts = 4” (10cm)
 
Using 4mm needles cast on 48 stitches
 
1st Row:  S1, knit to end
Repeat 1st row twice more
4th Row:  S1, knit to last 4sts, k2tog, yrn (this makes a buttonhole), k2
 
5th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next 2sts, k7, inc in next 2sts, k11, inc in next 2sts, k7,  inc in next 2sts, k8
 
6th Row:  S1, knit to end
 
Change to 4.5mm needles
 
7th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k8
 
8th Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4
 
9th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k8
 
10th Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4
 
11th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k8
 
12th Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4
 
13th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k8
 
14th Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4
 
15th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k8
 
16th Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4
 
17th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k8
 
18th Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4
 
19th Row:  S1, k6, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k11, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k7, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k8
 
20th Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4 (112 sts)
 
Divide Row:  S1, k16, slip next 24sts onto a spare needle, k30, slip next 24sts onto a spare needle, k17
 
Next Row:  S1, k3, purl to last 4sts, k4            (64sts)
Next Row:  S1, knit to end
Repeat last two rows until work measures 3“ (7.5cm) from the divide row, ending after a knit row.
Knit 4 more rows
Cast off loosely
 
Sleeves
Using 4.5mm needles and with wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to 24sts of first sleeve
1st Row:    K1, purl to last st, k1
2nd Row:   S1, knit to end of row
3rd Row:   S1, purl to last st, k1
Knit 5 rows
Cast off
 
Make the second sleeve in the same way
Sew up sleeve seams. Gather together underarms
Darn away ends
Sew on a pretty button         
 
 
 
 
 


7 comments :

  1. This is great! Thanks for a free pattern for doll clothing, it's hard to come by cute free stuff ;) Do you know if this would fit an 18" doll?

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  2. This is so cute, Marianna! You have the cutest ideas. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  3. Beautiful works! Awesome blog! I'm glad I'm your newest follower :)
    Have a wonderful rest of week and weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  4. Perfect, thank you for sharing.

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  5. Your blog is beautiful. I am going to be making some of those cute baby hats while on my Alaskan cruise this September.

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  6. Please make a pattern for larger real life babies. At least a 3-6 month size. Also would love to have patterns using worsted. Thanks. Tancie

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