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Classic Cardigan for American Girl Dolls & Other 18 inch Dolls

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Author Mini Giggle Gear
Price $4.00
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by D. Cutshall
on January 28th, 2014

“These two sweaters are perfect !!”

Even dolls need a few basic cardigans in their wardrobe. This simple yet stylish cardigan can be customized to fit your doll's unique style! This cardigan is perfect over sleeveless tops or dresses. This pattern was made to fit the newer body-style American Girl dolls, the chubby pre-mattel American Girl dolls, and other 18 inch dolls. You choose the sleeve length and body length for different looks.

The skill level is Advanced Beginner.

Pattern includes:
Gauge measurements in inches and centimeters
21 pages of instructions
55 instructional photographs
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Materials Needed:

#3 sport weight yarn of your choice (yardage specified below)
G/6 (4.25 mm) crochet hook (or size needed to obtain correct gauge)
Yarn needle or blunt tapestry needle
Buttons, 3/8” in diameter- ( 3 for cropped sweater) or (4 for full-length sweater)
Sewing thread
Hand sewing needle

Yarn Yardage:
Cropped cardigan with Short sleeves: approx. 160 yds (147 m)
Cropped cardigan with Long sleeves: approx. 190 yds (174 m)
Full-length cardigan with Short sleeves: approx. 195 yds (180 m)
Full-length cardigan with Long sleeves: approx. 225 yds (206 m)

by D. Cutshall
on January 28th, 2014

These two sweaters are perfect !!

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