Almondine Doll Coat Free Knitting Pattern
Almondine Doll 9 Piece Set Part 3 of 9
Free Knitting Pattern For Large 20″ to 22″ Dolls Vintage
Part 1 The Dress
Part 2 Bed Jacket
3 ozs 3 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Baby Sky
1 pair knitting needles 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10
LB Collections Superwash Merino 100% wool. Shown in Persimmon.
Length, shoulder to hem, 12 ½ inches. Width all round at underarm, 16 ½ inches. Sleeve seam (cuff turned back), 4 ½ inches.
7 ½ sts. to 1 inch
Measure your doll for fit and style fullness. Check gauge on chosen wool and needles.
K. = knit; P. = purl; st. = stitch; st.st. = stocking stitch; tog. = together; yn. fwd. = yarn forward; sl. = slip; M. = make; ch. = chain; d.c. = double crochet; tr. = treble
Note – Work into back of all cast on stitches.
Cast on 60 stitches.
Work in double moss st. as follows:
1st and 2nd rows: * K. 2, P. 2 * repeat * to* to end
3rd and 4th rows: * P. 2, K. 2 * repeat to * to * to end
These 4 rows form the pattern. Repeat pattern once, then work 1st and 2nd rows once.
Continue as follows:
Next row: ( P. 2, K. 2 ) twice, P. 2. Slip these 10 sts. on to a stich holder for front band.
Continue in st.st. (1 row K., 1 row P.) on remaining sts. until work measures 7½ inches from cast on, ending on a k. row.
Decrease for waist thus:
(P. 2 tog.) 22 times, P. 6 ( 28 sts.)
Continue on 28 sts. in double moss st. for 8 rows. Continue in st.st. on 28 sts. until work measures 9½ inches from cast on, ending at side edge.
Cast off 6 sts. work to end.
Take 2 tog. at armhole edge on every row until 16 sts. remain.
Continue in st.st. on 16 sts. until armhole measures 2¼ inches, measured straight up, ending at front edge.
Cast off 4 sts. work to end.
Take 2 tog. at neck edge on every row until 8 sts. remain.
Continue on 8 sts. until armhole measures 3¼ inches, measured straight up.
To complete the front band. Slip the sts. left on safety pin on to a No. 10 needle. Continue in double moss st. on these 10 sts. until work measures 6½ inches from cast on, ending on wrong side.
Next 2 rows make a buttonhole thus:
Pattern 4 sts., cast off 2 sts., work in pattern to end.
Pattern 4 sts., cast on 2 sts., pattern to end.
Continue in pattern, making 3 more buttonholes with 14 rows between each. After the last buttonhole has been made, cast off.
Cast on 60 sts. Work to match right front, reversing front band and shapings and omitting buttonholes.
Cast on 112 sts. Work 10 rows in double moss st.
Continue in st.st. until work measures 7½ inches from cast on, ending on a k. row.
Decrease for waist thus: (P.
1, P. 2 tog.) 6 times, (P. 2 tog.) 38 times,
(P. 1, P. 2 tog.) 6 times ( 62 sts.)
Continue in double moss st. for 8 rows.
Continue in st.st. on 62 sts. until work measures 9½ inches from cast on.
Cast off 6 sts. at beginning of next 2 rows. Take 2 tog., at each end of every row until 38 sts. remain.
Continue in st.st. on 38 sts. until armholes measure 3¼ inches, measured straight up. Cast off.
Cast on 32 sts. Work in double moss st. for 2 inches.
Continue in st.st., increasing 1 st. at each end of next and every following 4th row until 44 sts. are on pin.
Continue in st.st. on 44 sts. until work measures 5½ inches from cast on.
Cast off 6 sts. at beginning of next 2 rows. Take 2 tog. at each end of every row until 16 sts remain. Cast off.
Cast on 12 sts. Work in double moss st. for 4 rows.
5th row: Work in double moss st. to last 2 sts. turn and work back.
Repeat last 6 rows until the edge where the turns were made measures 8¾ inches. Cast off in pattern.
TO MAKE UP
Press work carefully on wrong side with hot iron over a damp cloth.
Sew up side, shoulder and sleeve seams. Sew sleeves into armholes. Turn back cuffs.
Sew front bands in position and sew on buttons to match buttonholes.
Sew on collar, placing the edge where the turns were made to the neck edge and the edges to the centre of front bands on each side.
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