Spring Sweater Crochet Pattern for 18″ Dolls

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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Farmer Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Farmer Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Spring is finally here and planting season is among us! Keep your doll’s skin protected from sunburn and looking cute with this crocheted farmer hat. The ridges in the hat give a straw-like appearance and are worked at the end of the hat. Be sure to work through the back loops only as instructed to be able to add the ridges in at the end.

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Materials

  • #3 DK Yarn-Knit Picks CotLin 1 skein in Creme Brulee
  • E (3.5 mm) hook
  • Row counter
  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

Gauge 24 sc over 24 rows=4″ square

Stitch Abbreviations

  • Sc-single crochet
  • St-stitch
  • Ch-chain
  • Sl st-slip stitch

Skill level  Easy

Note: Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Place the marker at the beginning of each round.

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Instructions

Ch 3. Sl st to the first chain to create a ring.

Row 1. Work 6 sc into the center of the ring. (6 sc)

Row 2. 2 sc in each st around. (12 sc)

Row 3. *sc, inc. Repeat from * around. (18 sc)

Row 4. Work this row through the back loop only. *sc in the next 2 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (24 sc)

Row 5. *sc in the next 3 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (30 sc)

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Row 6. *sc in the next 4 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (36 sc)

Row 7. Work this row through the back loop only. *sc in the next 5 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (42 sc)

Row 8. *sc in the next 6 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (48 sc)

Row 9. *sc in the next 7 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (54 sc)

Row 10. Work this row through the back loop only, *sc in the next 8 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (60 sc)

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Row 11. *sc in the next 9 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (66 sc)

Row 12. *sc in the next 10 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (72 sc)

Row 13. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 14-15. Sc in each st around. (72 sc)

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Row 16. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 17-18. Sc in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 19. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 20-21. Sc in each st around. (72 sc)

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Row 22. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (72 sc)

Row 23. Work this row through the front loop only. *sc in the next 8 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (80 sc)

Row 24. *sc in the next 9 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (88 sc)

Row 25. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (88 sc)

Row 26. *sc in the next 10 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (96 sc)

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Row 27. *sc in the next 11 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (104 sc)

Row 28. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (104 sc)

Row 29. *sc in the next 12 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (112 sc)

Row 30. *sc in the next 13 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (120 sc)

Row 31. Sc through the back loop only in each st around. (120 sc)

Row 32. *sc in the next 14 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (128 sc)

Row 33. *sc in the next 15 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. (136 sc)

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Sl st to the next st. Fasten off. Weave in ends. 

Create a slip knot and working in the opposite direction than the hat was worked, pick up the extra front loop from row 31, starting from the end of the row and working back to the beginning of the row, and work a slip stitch in each extra loop around. Fasten off. Weave in ends. 

Repeat the last step for each extra front loop row, working a slip st around each front loop stitch. 

Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Doll is American Girl Samantha, Overalls by Sew Cute Forever, Shirt and Boots by Silly Monkey

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Striped Boatneck Sweater

Striped Boatneck Sweater

Crochet a striped summer sweater for your doll.

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What you will need:

  • Worsted Yarn
    1. Blue-Knit Picks Wool of the Andes 1 skein in Winter Night
    2. White-Knit Picks Wool of the Andes 1 skein in White
  • E (3.5 mm) hook
  • Sew on snaps
  • White sewing thread and needle
  • Yarn Needle
  • Row Counter
  • Scissors

Stitch Abbreviations:

  • Ch-chain
  • St-stitch
  • Sc-single crochet
  • Hdc-half double crochet
  • Hdc2tog-half double crochet two together
  • Fpdc-front post double crochet
  • Bpdc-back post double crochet

Gauge: 24 sc over 28 rows=4″ square

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Directions:

With E hook and white, ch 69.

Row 1. Sc in the second ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (68 sc)

Row 2. Sc in the next 10 sts, inc, sc in the next 12 sts, inc, sc in the next 20 sts, inc, sc in the next 12 sts inc, sc in the next 10 sts, change to blue. Ch 1, turn. (72 sc)

Row 3. Sc in the next 10 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 12 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 20 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 12 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 10 sts. Ch 1, turn. (80 sc)

Row 4. Sc in the next 11 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 14 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 22 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 14 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 11 sts. Ch 1, turn. (88 sc)

Row 5. Sc in the next 12 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 16 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 24 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 16 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 12 sts. Ch 1, turn. (96 sc)

Row 6. Sc in the next 13 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 18 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 26 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 18 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 13 sts. Ch 1, turn. (104 sc)

Row 7. Sc in the next 14 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 20 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 28 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 20 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 14 sts, change to white. Ch 1, turn. (112 sc)

Row 8. Sc in the next 15 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 22 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 30 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 22 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 15 sts. Ch 1, turn. (120 sc)

Row 9. Sc in the next 16 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 24 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 32 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 24 sts, inc, inc, sc in the next 16 sts. Ch 1, turn. (128 sc)

Row 10. Sc in the next 18 sts, ch 2, skip the next 28 sts (for the sleeve), sc in the next 36 sts, ch 2, skip the next 28 sts, sc in the next 18 sts. Ch 1, turn. (72 sts, 4 ch)

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Row 11. Sc in the next 18 sts, sc through the back loop of the next 2 ch, sc in the next 36 sts, sc through the back loop of the next 2 ch, sc in the next 18 sts. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

Row 12. Sc in each st across, change to blue. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

Row 13-16. Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

Row 17. Sc in each st across, change to white. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

Row 18-21. Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

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Row 22. Sc in each st across, change to blue. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

Row 23-26. sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

Row 27. Sc in each st across, change to white. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

Row 28. Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (76 sc)

Row 29. Sc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (76 sc)

Row 30. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (76 hdc)

Row 31. *fpdc in the next st, bpdc in the next st. Repeat from * across ending with a fpdc. (75 sts)

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Sleeves

With E hook and white, create a slip knot and pick up the leftmost ch under the right sleeve.

Row 1. Sc in the first ch, sc in the next 28 sts, sc in the last ch. Ch 1, turn. (30 sc)

Row 2. sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (30 sc)

Row 3. Sc in each st across, change to blue. Ch 1, turn. (30 sc)

Row 4-7. Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (30 sc)

Row 8. Sc in each st across, change to white. Ch 1, turn. (30 sc)

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Row 9. Sc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (30 sc)

Row 10. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (30 hdc)

Row 11. *fpdc in the next st, bpdc in the next st. Repeat from * across ending with a fpdc. (29 sts)

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Repeat instructions for the left sleeve.

Turn sleeves inside out and whipstitch the seam together, changing colors as needed. Weave in ends.

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Neckline

With E hook and white, create a slip knot and pick up the first ch at the neckline with a sl st. Ch 2.

Row 1. Hdc in the same ch as sl st, hdc in the next ch, hdc2tog, *hdc in the next 2 ch, hdc2tog. Repeat from * across. Ch 2, turn. (51 sts)

Row 2. *fpdc in the next st, bpdc in the next st. Repeat from * across ending with a fpdc. (50 sts)

Back Opening

Work a sc border, changing colors as needed, along the 2 back opening edges of the sweater.

Weave in ends.

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Finishing

Sew the snap closures along the back opening edges. I sewed one at the top of each white stripe for a total of four snap closures.

*Shorts by Silly Monkey Doll Stuff

*Shoes by Springfield Boutique

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