When I visited Bergen, I bought some small shiny buttons in a lovely little button shop there! Nice buttons for the sweater!
When it was finished, the sweater reminded me a lot about clothes I knitted long time since for my own kids. I like it.
Dbl moss sts:
1st row: k1, p1
2nd row: k over k, p over
3rd row: p1, k1
4th row: p over p, k over k
Repeat these 4 rows.
Cast on 134 sts in white and knit 1 row. Continue knitting rib k2, p2 inside 6 sts at each side knitted in dbl moss sts (front band). Knit 9 rows. Continue knitting st st inside front band 4 rows. At the same time knit the 1st buttonhole like this Knit 2 sts moss sts, k2tog, yon. Repeat buttonholes like this approx. every 4 cm. Next row: Knit pattern C (see diagram) inside front band. Continue knitting st st and front band and buttonholes until work measures 11 cm. Next row: Cast off for the armholes like this: K34, cast off 6 sts, k54, cast off 6 sts, k34. Put work aside and knit the sleeves.
Sleeves: Cast on 32 sts in white and knit 1 row. Continue knitting a rib, k2, p2 across rows and at the same time knit the sts onto 4 double pointed ndls. (8 sts on each ndl). Continue knitting ...
Cast on 72 sts in white and continue knitting 9 rows garter sts before knitting the sts onto 4 double pointed ndls or a little circular ndl and continue knitting in the round. Knit 2 rows st st. Next row: Increase 12 sts evenly on row = 84 sts on row. Continue knitting 1 row st st before knitting pattern for the cap (See diagram). Continue knitting 1 row st st in white after pattern before casting off sts like this. 1 st row: Cast off 1 sts at the beginning of each ndl = 20 sts on each ndl. Next row: Do the following decreases: K8, k2tog alternatively across row. Knit next ...
However, the doll needs a nice suit to wear together with these clothes.
I knitted the dress in red.
A sneak peek at the pattern ...
Suit (knitted in
red with a little white pattern)
...Knit these sts = edge sts. Continue knitting st st, dbl moss sts and edge sts in garter sts until work measures 25 cm for American Girl doll (23 cm for Baby born). On next ...
Knitting pattern for dolls clothes
0159D SOPHIA - Sweater, suit, cap and shoes