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American Girl Ruffled Skirt Knitting PatternDesigned by Janice Helge See the matching hat patttern as well. Fits American Girl Dolls and other 18 inch dolls. Materials:
Size 10 US (6 mm) needles
Worsted weight yarn (used Red Heart Kids) Gauge:
4 sts = 1 inch Instructions:
CO 96 sts.
Ruffle at bottom of skirt:
Work 2 rows in garter stitch; then work 6 rows of stockinette stitch.
To create the ruffle, work a decrease row by K2 tog across row (48 sts).
Knit 3 rows. Begin skirt:
On a RS row, work K2, P1 across row.
Purl across on wrong side row.
Repeat last two rows until skirt measures 4½" from cast on row.
Knit 3 rows.
Sew back seam. Using a crochet hook, chain 22" to create the tie at the waist. Using the crochet hook, feed the tie through one of the rows at the waist; tie in front. See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.