Monday, July 26, 2010

Simplicity Dress- 18" Doll Clothes Pattern




Simplicity Dress- 18" Doll Clothes Pattern
by Elizabeth Mareno
Items Needed:
4-5oz WW yarn (Red Heart SS used)
F Hook
1- 3/4" buttons
Yarn needle

Gauge: SC-16 rows x16 stitches= 4"


Dress Bodice: ch51
1- sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch. (50)
2-14- ch1, sc in each sc across. (50)
15- (dec row) ch1, turn, sc in 5, sc dec, (sc in 10 sc, sc dec in next) 3 times, sc in last 6 (46)
16- (dec row)ch1, turn, sc in 5, sc dec, (sc in 10sc, sc dec) 3 times, sc in last 3 (42)
17- ch1, turn, sc in each sc (42)
18-20- rep row 17.

Left Back:
21(RS)- ch1, turn, sc in 9 sc.
22- ch1, turn, sc in each sc.(9)
23- ch1, turn, sc in 7 sc, sc dec. (8)
24-27- ch1, turn, sc in each.
28- ch1, turn, sc in 4 sc(4)
29- ch1, turn, sc in each. (4) Finish off.

Front: RS facing- sk 5sc on row 20
21- attach with sl st to next sc, ch1, sc in sm sp, sc in next 13sc. (14)
22-26- ch1, turn, sc in each sc.
**Left front-(RS)-27- Ch1, turn, sc in 4.(4)
28-29 repeat row 27. Finish off.
**Right Front-(RS)-27- sk 6sc, reattach with sl st in next sc, ch1, sc in sm sp and next 3sc (4)
28-29- ch1, turn, sc in each sc across (4). Finish


Right Back: RS facing-sk 5 sc on row 20
21- reattach with sl st to next sc, ch1, sc in sm sp and next 8sc. (9)
22- ch1, turn, sc in each sc (9)
23- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in next 7 (8)
24-27- ch1, turn, sc in each.
28- do not ch1, turn, sl st in 5sc, ch1, sc in sm sp and next 3 sc (4)
29- ch1, turn, sc in each sc (4)
Finish off

** Sew shoulders together with right sides facing. Weave in ends

Sleeves:
with RS facing and right sleeve- join with variegated on 4th sc from right on row 20.
1- sc 23 evenly around sleeve opening, sc dec on inner corners. join with sl st to 1st sc. (23)
2- ch2, hdc in eac sc around. sl st to ch2 to join. (23)
3- sl st in 4 hdc, sc in next hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc, dc in next 8 hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc, sc in next hdc, sl st in next 5 st. sl st to 1st sl st. Finish off.

with RS facing and left sleeve join with variegated on 2nd sc from right on row 20.
1- sc 23 evenly around sleeve opening, sc dec on inner corncrs. join with sl st to 1st sc. (23)
2- ch2, hdc in each sc. (23)
3- sl st in 5 hdc, sc in next hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc, dc in next 8 hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc, sc in next hdc, sl st in 4 hdc. Finish off.

Skirt: with white and bottom RS facing
join with sc to 1st sc on bottom of bodice.
1- sc in each sc around (50) join with sl st to 1st sc.
**continue to work in rounds, joining each row**
2- ch2, hdc in sm sp, hdc in next sc, (2hdc in next sc, hdc in next sc) around, sl st to join. (75)
3- ch2, hdc in sm sp, hdc in next 2 hdc, (2hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc) around. Join.
4- ch3- dc in each hdc around. join
5- (ch3, sk one dc, sl st in next dc) around, sl st to 1st sl st. Finish off.

Sleeve Trim:
attach with sl sto to bottom join. (ch3, sk one st, sl st in next) around. Finish off.

Dress Top Trim:
Starting in back @ bottom left side of seam, join with sl st to 1st row end of variegated. ch1, sc in sm sp, sc in each row end up to corner, 2sc in corner, continue sc around neckline making sure to sc dec on inner corners, (1sc, ch4, 1sc) on upper right corner, sc in each row end to bottom. join with sl st to 1st sc.

Headband:
with white ch91.
sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 39 chs. hdc in one ch, dc in 8ch, hdc in one ch, sc in rem 40 ch. (90). Finish off.
Any questions? Difficulties? Let me know!