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American Girl Doll Cape Knitting Pattern

Maia Ginsburg

American Girl Doll Cape Knitting Pattern

The pattern for the matching muff is available here.

Materials:
3 100 gram skeins of worsted weight yarn
Small amount of Black novelty yarn
Size 6 US (4.25 mm) needles
Crochet hook for edging

Gauge:
20 sts and 34 rows = 4 inches over garter st

Instructions
Back
CO 35 sts.
Knit one row.
Cont to knit every row. CO 5 sts beg next 4 rows, CO 4 sts beg next 4 rows, CO 3 sts beg next 2 rows - 77 sts
Knit one row even .
Next Row: K36, K2tog, pm, K1, pm, K2tog, K36.
Repeat this row every 20th row 4 times more, working one fewer st each time before and after decrease. At same time, dec 1 st at each end every 10th row 7 times as follows: K1, SSK, K to 3 sts before end, K2tog, K1 - 53 sts
Knit 3 rows even.
Shoulder Shaping
Dec 1 st at each end every 3rd row 6 times - 41 sts
Neck Shaping
K 1 row even.
K 14 sts and place on holder. BO center 15 sts.
Over last 14 sts, dec 1 st at neck edge next 5 rows.
K 2 rows even.
BO rem 9 sts.
Place 14 sts from holder on needle and repeat neck shaping, reversing shaping.

Front
CO 17 sts.
Knit one row.
Cont to knit every row. CO 5 sts beg every other row twice, CO 4 sts beg every other row twice. Work one row even. CO 3 sts beg next row - 38 sts
Knit one row even.
Next Row: Dec one st beg every 10th row 7 times as follows: K1, SSK, K to end.
At same time, when piece measures 5 inches from beg, work armslits.
Armslits
K14, join second ball of yarn, BO 2 sts, K to end. Cont in garter st with a separate strand of yarn for each side of the armslit.
When piece measures 7.25 inches from beg, K14, CO 2 sts, K to end.
Cont in garter st until dec shaping as been completed - 31 sts.
Knit 3 rows even.
Shoulder Shaping
Dec 1 st at shoulder edge every 3rd row 6 times - 25 sts
Neck Shaping
At neck edge, BO 12 sts, k rem sts - 13 sts.
At neck edge, dec 1 st at neck edge every row 4 times.
Work 3 rows even.
BO rem 9 sts.
Make a second Front, reversing shaping.

Collar
CO 48 sts.
Row 1: K6, pm, K12, pm, K12, pm, K12, pm, K6.
Row 2: K to 1 st before 1st marker, M1, K, M1, K to 1 st before 2nd marker, M1, K, M1, K to 1 st before 3rd marker, M1, K, M1, K to 1 st before 4th marker, M1, K, M1, knit rem sts.
Row 3: Knit.
Repeat last 2 rows 5 times more.
BO.

Finishing
Sew side seams of fronts and back. Sew collar to cape at neck edge.
Using a crochet hook, single crochet using the black novelty yarn around the armslits and along edges of collar.

See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.