Sweater Crochet Pattern

Crochet a simple, basic sweater to add to your doll’s wardrobe.

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Materials

  • #3 DK Yarn
  • E (3.5) mm hook
  • Row counter
  • Stitch markers  
  • Yarn needle
  • Sew on snap closures
  • Sewing thread & needle
  • Scissors

Yarn

  • Cream-Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima Color 3718
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Gauge

22 hdc over 16 rows=4” square

Stitch Abbreviations

  • Sc-single crochet
  • Hdc-half double crochet
  • Dc-double crochet
  • Inc-increase
  • Dec-decrease
  • Sl st-slip stitch
  • St-stitch
  • Ch-chain
  • Fpdc-front post double crochet
  • Bpdc-back post double crochet
  • Hdc2tog-half double crochet two together
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Directions

Ch 50.

Row 1. Hdc in the third ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 2, turn. (48 hdc)

Row 2. *fpdc in the next post st, bpdc in the next post st. Repeat from * across. Bpdc in the turning ch post. Ch 2, turn. (48 sts)

Row 3. *hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st. Repeat from * across. Ch 2, turn. (72 hdc)

Row 4. Hdc in the next 9 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 12 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 18 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 12 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 9 sts. Ch 2, turn. (80 hdc)

Row 5. Hdc in the next 10 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 14 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 20 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 14 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 10 sts. Ch 2, turn. (88 hdc)

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Row 6. Hdc in the next 11 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 16 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 22 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 16 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 11 sts. Ch 2, turn. (96 hdc)

Row 7. Hdc in the next 12 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 18 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 24 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 18 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 12 sts. Ch 2, turn. (104 hdc)

Row 8. Hdc in the next 13 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 20 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 26 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 20 sts, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the next 13 sts. Ch 2, turn. (112 hdc)

Row 9. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (112 sc)

Row 10. Hdc in the next 16 sts, ch 1, skip the next 24 sts, hdc in the next 32 sts, ch 1, skip the next 24 sts, hdc in the next 16 sts. Ch 2, turn. (64 hdc, 2 ch)

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Row 11. Hdc in the next 16 sts, hdc through the back loop in the next ch, hdc in the next 32 sts, hdc through the back loop in the next ch, hdc in the next 16 sts. Ch 2, turn. (66 hdc)

Row 12-16. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (66 hdc)

Row 17. *hdc in the next 4 sts, hdc2tog. Repeat from * across. Ch 2, turn. (55 hdc)

Row 18. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (55 hdc)

Row 19. *fpdc in the next post st, bpdc in the next post st. Repeat from * across. Fpdc in the turning ch post. (55 sts)

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Rotate and work a sc border along the back side opening, working 2 sc in the corners.

Create a slip knot and pick up the opposite back opening edge and work a sc border, working 2 sc in the corners.

Fasten off. Weave in ends. 

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Sleeves

Create a slip knot and pick up the chain st under the left arm. 

Row 1. Sl st in the ch st to join, hdc in the same st, hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (25 hdc)

Row 2-12. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (25 sts)

Row 13. *fpdc in the next post st, bpdc in the next post st. Repeat from * across. Fpdc in the turning ch post. (25 sts)

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing. Turn sleeve inside out and whipstitch the seam together. Weave in ends. 

Repat instructions for the right sleeve. 

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Snap Closure

With the sewing thread and needle, sew the snap closures along the back opening edge.

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Doll is American Girl Create Your Own, Jeans are Silly Monkey, Shoes are American Girl

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