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14 inch doll pattern below

Size 1 year to 2 years

Needles--

1 pair American Standard No. 3 and 5.

1 set double point Nos. 3 and 5 (for Mitts).

Material Jacket--6 ounces Knitting Worsted--4 ply.

Leggings-- 6 ounces.

Caps--2 ounces each.

Mittens- l ounce.

Buttons--12 Pearl.

Angora—½ ball.

Gauge—5 ½ sts to 1 inch.

JACKET

Back,

With No. 5 needles, cast on 58 sts (62 sts, size 2).

K 5 rows,

K 1 Row,

P 1 Row until back measures 7 inches (7½ inches, size 2).

Binds off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then K 2 sts tog at beg of next 6 rows (46 sts).

Work even for 4½ inches (5 inches, size 2), measuring straight up from where the 3 sts were bound off.

Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 6 rows, bind off remaining sts for back of neck.

Right Front, 

Cast on 46sts (48sts, size 2), K 6 rows.

Row 1--K 3, P 2, K 6, (cable), P 2, K 10, (K 12 sts, size 2), P 2, K 6 (cable), P 2, K 13.

Row 2--P 13, K 2, P 6, K 2, P 10, K 2, P 6, K 5.

Repeat rows 1 and 2, once.

On next row and every 8th row thereafter, twist cable on K 6 pattern in this manner, slip first 3 sts, as if purling onto double, pointed needle and hold in back of work, K next 3 sts then bring the slipped sts forward and K them.

On next K row and every 8th row, work buttonhole as follows: K 2, bind off 1 st; cast on 1 st on next Row over 1 st bound off.

Work even until piece measures 2¾ inches from start.

On next K Row, K 3, P 2, K 6, P 2, inc in next st, K 8, inc in next st, P 2, K 6, P 2 dec 1 st. K 10, inc in last st.

Continue increasing every 10th row (inc in first K st after first cable and last K st before 2nd cable) decreasing first K st after 2nd cable and inc in last st, until you have 4 center increases (54 sts).

Work even until piece measures 7 inches from beg. (7½ inches size 2).

On next P Row, bind off 4. sts for underarm, then P 2 tog at beg of every Row at underarm, 3 times (47 sts).

Work even for 3 inches, (3½ inches, size 2), measuring straight up from where the 4 sts were bound off.

On next K Row, K 3, P 2, K 6, P 2, K 5, bind off 8 sts, K 5, P2, K6, P 2, K6. Dec 1 st at beg of every row at neck edge, until you have 15 sts.

Bind off 7 sts at beg of next 2 rows at shoulder and continue to dec 1 st at neck edge.

Work 2nd shoulder, decreasing same as first shoulder until 12 sts remain, bind off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows at border edge.

Pick up these 12 sts on right side, K back.

Next Row, K 2, bind off 1 st, on next Row, cast on 1 st over 1 bound off. K 1 Row, bind off.

Left Front: Cast on 13 sts (15 sts, size 2), K 5 rows.

K 1 Row,

next Row, K 3, P to end of row.

Repeat these 2 rows, until piece measures 2¾ inches. On next K row, inc in first st, K 7, K 2 tog, K 3. 

Continue to inc and dec, every 10th Row, until you have 4 increases and 4 decreases. 

Work even until piece measures 7 inches (7½ inches, size 2).

Bind off 4 sts at beg of next row at underarm, then K 2 tog at beg of every row at underarm, 3 times (6 sts left).

Work even for 4½ inches, (5 inches, size 2).

Bind off 6 sts.

Sleeve: 

With No. 3 needles, cast on 38 sts (42 sts, size 2). K 1 st, P 1 st for 1¼ inches.

Change to No. 5 needles, next Row, K 14, P 2, K 6 (cable) P 2, K 14.

Next Row P 14, K 2, P 6, K 2, P 14.

Repeat these 2 rows, twisting cable on 5th row and every 8th row thereafter thru-out sleeve and inc every 8th row until sleeve measures 7 inches, 48 sts (8 inches, size 2).

Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows,

then K 2 tog at beg and end of every 4th row, until you have 30 sts,

K 2 tog at beg and end of every row until 24 sts remain, bind off. Sew shoulder seams.

Band at Neck--

Pick up 58 sts, K 1 st P 1 st for 6 rows, making buttonhole on 2nd Row: K 1, P 1, K 1 bind off 1 st, cast on 1 st over 1 bound off on next Row. Bind off K 1, P 1.

Finishing--Sew up seams at underarm.

Sew sleeves tog, insert sleeves into armholes.

With Angora, work 1 Row of s c around right front and neck.

On side of band at neck and the shoulder at back pick up 12 sts, K 4 rows, bind off.

LEGGINGS

Cuff--With No. 3 needles, cast on 40 sts (46 sts, size 2), K 1 st, P 1 st for 14 rows.

Change to No. 5 needles, K 1, P 1 for 3 more rows.

K next Row, increasing every 6th st across row.

P 1 Row,

K 1 Row, increasing every 6th row at beg and end, until you have 62 sts.

Now inc in every 4th row, until you have 69 sts.

Inc in every 2nd Row until you have 78 sts (87 sts, size 2), or desired length to crotch.

Work 2 rows even.

*On next K Row, bind off 2 sts, K to end of row.

On next purled row, P 2 sts tog (place marker for back) repeat from *once.

Work 2 rows even, dec 1 st at beg and end of next 2 K rows.

Now dec 1 st every 6th row at front edge, 6 times, meanwhile dec every 8th row at back edge, 2 times.

Work 6 rows even (10 rows, size 2).

On next purled row, P 28, turn, slip first st, K to back edge, P 22, K back, P 16, K back, P 10, K back. P 5, K back. P across all sts.

Change to No. 3 needles, K 1, P 1 for 4 rows.

On next Row, K 2, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row, K 1, P 1 for 4 more rows, bind off loosely, K 1, P 1.

Work other leg to correspond.

Sew each leg tog up to crotch; sew front and back seams.

With 2 strands of yarn, ch 160 sts, insert through beading.

GIRL'S CAP

With No. 5 needles, cast on 28 sts.

Row 1--P 2, K 6 (cable), P 2, K 8, P2, K 6 (cable), P 2.

Next Row, K 2, P6, K 2, P 8, K 2, P 6, K 2.

Repeat these 2 rows and twist cable on 5th row, then every 8th row thereafter.

Now inc 1 st in the first and last sts of center panel, every inch until you have 5 inches (38 sts).

Work ½ inch even.

Now cast on 5 sts at end of the next 8 rows and 7 sts at end of next 2 rows, continuing cable (92 sts).

Working these sts, stockinette. *Now dec 1 st on each side of center panel and 1 st at beg and end of next Row, work 1 inch even repeat from * once. (84 sts).

Work even until piece measures 4 inches measuring from where the first 5 sts were cast on.

With No. 3 needles, work in ribbing K 1, P 1 for 6 rows, with angora and No. 5 needles,

P 1 Row on right side of work.

Now P 1 Row on wrong side.

K 1 Row,

P 1 Row (this will turn back with Purling for right side) until angora piece measures 1½ inches, bind off on wrong side of band.

Leave an end of Angora long enough to sew to beginning of the K 1, P 1 band.

Sew sides to back piece.

With No. 3 needle, pick up 52 sts on bottom of cap, including the K 1, P 1 along sides. K 1 st, P 1 st for 4 rows, bind off K 1, P 1.

Pick up 4 sts for chin band on side of front ribbing and K in garter sts on these 4 sts for 4½ inches, K 1, bind off 1, K 2.

Next Row K 2 and cast on 1 st over 1 bound off, K 1.

Work 2 more rows bind off.

BOY'S KNIT CAP

With No. 3 needles, east on 7 sts, P back.

Row 2--Inc in every st (14 sts), 

P back. 

Row 4--*Inc 1 st, K 1 st, repeat from *across row (21 sts), 

P back. 

Row 6 *Inc 1 st, K 2 sts, repeat from *across row.

Continue in this manner having 1 more st between each inc, until you have 9 sts between each inc (77 sts). 

With No. 5 needles, K in garter st for 6 rows (3 ribs). Bind off 11 sts loosely at beg of the next 2 rows, continuing in garter st. 

Cast on 9 sts at beg of the next 2 rows. 

Next Row K 8, P 1, right side K across to within last 9 sts, P1, K 8. 

K next Row. 

Repeat these last 2 rows in this manner until you have 3 inches from bound off sts. 

Bind off 9 sts for turn back at beg of next 2 rows, cast on 11 sts at end of next 2 rows. 

K in garter st for 6 more rows. 

Now dec same as you increased. 

With No. 3 needle, *K 9, K 2 tog, repeat from *across Row, P back. *K 8, K 2 tog, repeat from *across Row. 

P back. 

Continue decreasing in this manner until you have 7 sts, draw yarn thru sts and sew wheel tog. 

With Angora work 1 Row of sc around bound off sts on wheel and turn-back. 

Tack turn-back to cap. 

Skip 1 inch on wheel at back, pick up 4 sts, K in garter st for 4 ½ inches, K 1, bind off 1, K 2. 

Next Row, K 1 and cast on 1 st over 1 bound off. 

Work 2 more rows, bind off.

MITTENS

Left Mitten-

With No. 3 needles, cast on 8 sts on first needle, 14 sts on second needle, 10 sts on third needle, with 4th needle, K 1, P 1, for 6 rnds. 

Next rnd, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from * for 1 rnd. 

K 1, P 1, for 6 rnds. Change to No. 5 needles.

 First needle K, second needle K 2, P 2, K 6, P 2, K 2, third needle K. 

Work 3 more rnds.

Thumb Gore--

First needle, K first 4 sts and slip them to third needle, inc 1, K 1, inc 1, K 1, work to end of rod, twisting cable on 5th rnd, then every 8th rnd. 

Work 1 rnd even. 

Next rnd, inc 1, K 3, inc 1, K 3, P 2, K 6, P 2, K to end of rnd. 

Work 1 rnd even. 

lnc 1, K 5, inc 1, work to end of rnd. 

Work 1 Row even. 

Slip 10 sts from first needle to st holder.

On first needle, cast on 4 sts, work over second needle, K 9 sts from third needle, slip remaining sts from third needle to first needle, and work until piece measures 2¾  inches from end of ribbing.

Slip 1 st from end of first needle to second needle, slip 1 st from beg of third needle to end of second needle.

First needle, K to within 3 sts of end, sl 1 st, K 1 st, psso, K 1, second needle, K 1, K 2 tog, work to within 3 sts of end, sl 1, K 1, psso, K 1, third needle, K 1, K 2 tog, K to end of needle.

 Work 1 rnd even. Repeat these 2 rnds until 12 sts remain.

Weave tog, or bind off and sew.

Thumb--Divide 10 thumb sts on 3 needles. Join yarn and pick up 4 sts over 4 east on sts. On first Row, dec 2 sts over 4 picked up sts, then work even for 1 inch. K 2 tog for 1 rnd. Break yarn and thread through remaining sts. Fasten securely.

Right Mitten:

 Work same as for left hand until beg of thumb gore. Work over first and second needles, third needle, inc 1, K 1, inc 1, K 1, slip remaining sts from third needle to first needle.

 Finish same as left mitten increasing on the third needle instead of the first needle. Ch 80 sts, tape thru beading of cuff.

Dolly's Snowsuit

Needles--1 set 

No. 3 double pointed, American Standard. 

Material--1 two-ounce ball, sports Yarn, Baby Blue. 

12 yards of White Angora. 

7 small pearl buttons.

Gauge--7 sts to 1 inch.

These instructions may be used for the 14"  doll.

Jacket--Cast on 20 sts (tightly) for back.

K 3 rows,

P 1 Row,

K 1 Row, for 1 ½ inches, increasing 2 sts on each side.

Bind off 2 sts on each side, for underarm (20 sts), work even for 1¼ inches.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 4 rows, bind off remaining 8 sts for back of neck.

Right Front--

Cast on 21 sts, K 3 rows. 

Row 1--P 4, K 1, P 4, K 1, P 3, K 1, P 4, K 1, K 2 (border). 

Row 2- Right side, K 2 (border), P 1, K 4 (cable), P 1, K 3, P 1, K 4 (cable), P 1, K 4.

Repeat Row 1. 

Always keep 2 border sts K on purled rows.

Next Row, 4th Row, twist cable, (and every 8th Row thereafter). To twist cable, sl first 2 cable sts on double pointed needle, then K next 2 sts, K 2 sts from cable needle. On 3 K sts between cable inc 1 st after the P st, and before the next P st, every 6th row twice (25 sts).

When piece measures 1½ inches, bind off 2 sts for underarm.

Work even for 1 inch. On right side work in pattern for 8 sts, bind off center 7 sts between cable, on last 8 sts, work in pattern for 4 rows, K 2 tog at neck edge once.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows at shoulder, dec 1 more st at neck edge.

 Work other shoulder to correspond, do not bind off 6 sts for shoulder but K 3 rows for border, bind off.

Left Front--

Cast on 6 sts, K 3 rows,

P 1 Row,

K 1 Row for 1½ inches, always keeping first 2 sts K on purled rows for border.

Bind off 2 sts for underarm, work even for 1¼ inches, bind off. 

Sew shoulders together.

Sleeves--

Pick up center 6 sts, P back, pick up 2 sts, turn, K across inc in every other st, pick up 2 sts. 

P back. 

Next row: K6, P 1, K4, P 1, K4. Pickup 2 sts. Continue following pattern picking up 2 sts at end of every Row, until you have 26 sts. 

Now K 1 Row, P 1 Row, following pattern for ½ inch, dec 1 st on each side. 

Work cable on center K 4 sts, same as for front. 

*Work 1 inch even, dec 1 st on each side, repeat from *once. 

Work until sleeve measures 3  ½ inches from underarm (20 sts). K 1, P l, for 5 rows, bind off. Work other sleeve to correspond.

Band--Pick up 28 sts on right side staring at border and ending on shoulder. K 1 st, P 1 st for 4 rows, bind off and work 6 s c along this side of shoulder to sew on buttons, for 2 rows.

Finishing--With Angora, work 1 Row s c making ch 2 loops for buttonholes, 4 up the side and 2 over shoulder, continue around neck band. Sew up side seams and sleeve seams.

Ski Pants--Cast on 40 sts, 12 sts on 1st needle, 12 sts on 2nd needle, 16 sts on 3rd needle. K 2, P 2 for 1 inch. Inc 8 sts, about every 5th st, 48 sts. 

K plain for 1 ¾ inches. 

Put 24 sts on st holder, cast on 8 sts for crotch: on these 32 sts, K 5 ½ inches. 

Cuff: K 2 sts tog until you have 16 sts. 

K 2, P 2 for 1 inch. 

Put 24 sts on 3 needles, pick up sts on crotch, work to correspond to other leg.

Cap--

Cast on 17 sts, K 1, P 1, K 4 (cable), P 1, K 3, P 1, K 4 (cable), P1, K1. 

Next Row, P 1, K1, P4, K 1, P 3, K l, P 4, K 1, P 1. 

Repeat these 2 rows once. 

Next Row, twist cable and twist cable every 8th Row thereafter. 

Work in pattern for 1 inch. 

Inc 2 sts on center K 3 sts. 

Work 1 inch even. 

Inc 2 more sts. 

Work 4 rows even. 

Now cast on 4 sts at beg of the next 8 rows (53 sts) working these sts in stockinette st.

 Work 1 inch even make 4 decreases same manner as you increased (49 sts). When piece measures 2¼ inches dec 5 sts across row.

On right side. P back with angora. 

Now P on wrong side. 

Now K 1 Row,

P1 Row (the purling will be on the right side when turned back), for 6 more rows, bind off. 

Sew on right side to beg of angora. 

Pick up 40 sts around bottom, K 1 st, P 1 st, for 3 rows, bind off K 1, P 1. Do not break thread. 

Pick up 3 sts for chin strap on end of K 1, P 1. K in garter sts for 2 inches, bind off, leaving an end to make a ch 2 for buttonhole.

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