Spring Sweater Crochet Pattern for 18″ Dolls

Crochet a simple springtime sweater for your doll.

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Materials

  • #3 DK Yarn
  • 3.00 mm hook
  • Row counter
  • Stitch markers  
  • Yarn needle
  • Sew on snap closures
  • Sewing thread (to match yarn) & needle
  • Scissors
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Yarn

  • Blue-Yarn Bee The Soft Standard 1 skein in Bountiful Blue

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

Row 3. 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 4. 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)

Row 5. 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)

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Row 6. 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 7. 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 8. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (112 sc)

Row 9. 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)

Row 10. Hdc in the next 16 sts, hdc through the front loop in the next ch, hdc in the next 32 sts, hdc through the front loop in the next ch, hdc in the next 16 sts. Ch 2, turn. (66 hdc)

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Row 11-20. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (66 hdc)

Row 21. *fpdc in the next post st, bpdc in the next post st. Repeat from * across. Fpdc in the turning ch post. (66 sts)

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

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. *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. 

Repeat 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.

Doll is American Girl Truly Me 60, Shorts by Sew Cute Forever on Etsy, Shoes by Hobby Lobby

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