SIZE: to fit a 16"- 18" doll

MATERIALS:
    8 oz. Knitting Worsted (MC)
    6 oz. Knitting Worsted (A)
    2 oz. Knitting Worsted (B)
   #4, #5, & #6 Knitting Needles
  #G Crochet Hook

GAUGE:
    20 sts/28 rows = 4" using #6 needles

OFF THE DRAWING BOARD!

18" DOLL CLOTHES SET
By Nancy Hearne

CARDIGAN:

Back: W/#5 needles & MC, cast on 46 sts. Work in K1, P1, rib for 4 rows. Change to #6 needles
         & work in Garter St (Knit each row) w/MC until back = 4" from beg, end w/WS row.  Dec 1
         st each end of next row.  K1 row.   Place remaining 44 sts on holder.

Left Front: W/#5 needles & MC, cast on 23 sts. Work in K1, P1 rib for 4 rows. Change to #6
                needles & work in Garter St w/MC until front = 4" from beg, end w/WS row.  
                Dec row  (RS) K2 tog, K to end.  K1 row.  Place remaining 22 sts on holder.

Right Front: Work as for Left Front & working dec at end of dec row instead of beg.

Sleeves: W/#5 needles & MC, cast on 34 sts. Work in K1, P1 rib for 4 rows. Change to #6
             needles & work in Garter St w/MC until sleeves = 2 3/4" from beg, end w/WS row.  
             Dec 1 st each end of next row.   K1 row.  Place remaining 32 sts on holder.

Yoke: W/RS facing, sl sts to #6 needle as follows: 22 sts of Left Front, placing marker, 32 sts of
         one Sleeve, place marker, 44 sts of Back, place marker, 32 sts of other Sleeve, place
         marker, 22 sts of Right Front -- 152 sts. 
         Next Row (RS):  W/A, K, dec 1 st before & after each marker every RS row 7 times more
         -- 88 sts using following color scheme:  K1 row, P1 row in B. K1 row, P1 row in A.  K2
           rows in MC.   K1 row, P1 row in A.  K1 row, P1 row in B.  K1 row, P1 row in A.  Change to
        #4 needles & MC.  Rib for 7 rows, working decs as before.  Bind off in rib.

Finishing: Sew side & sleeve seams.

Left Front Band: W/RS facing & MC, crochet 3 rows of sc evenly spaced along left front edge. 
                       Fasten off.

Right Front Band: W/RS facing & MC, work as for Left Front.

SWEATER:

Front: W/#5 needles & A, cast on 40 sts. Work in K1, P1 rib for 4 rows. Change to #6 needles &
         work 2 rows A -- alternating 1st A then MC (for striping) in Garter St until front = 3 1/2"
           from beg, end w/WS row.  Dec 1 st each end of next row.  K1 row.  Place remaining 38
         sts on holder.

Right Back: W/#5 needles & A, cast on 20 sts. Work in K1, P1, rib for 4 rows.  Change to #6
                needles & work as for Front.  Dec Row (RS) K2 tog, K to end.  K1 row.  Place
                remaining sts on holder.

Left Back: Work as for Right Back, working dec st at end of dec row instead of beg.

Sleeves: W/#5 needles & A, cast on 30 sts. Work in K1, P1 rib for 4 rows. Change to #6 needles
             & work as for Front until sleeves = 2 1/2" from beg, end w/WS row.  Dec 1 st each end
             of next row.  K1 row.   Place remaining 28 sts on holder.

Yoke: W/RS facing, sl sts to #6 needle as follows: 19 sts of Right Back, place marker, 28 sts of
         Sleeve, place marker, 38 sts of Front, place marker, 28 sts of other Sleeve, place marker,
         19 sts of Left Back -- 132 sts.  Next Row (RS):  W/MC, K, dec 1 st before & after each
         marker every K row & work in st st for 16 rows total.   Change to #5 needles & A working
         in K1, P1 rib for 1 1/2".  Bind off in rib.

Finishing: Sew side & sleeve seams. W/RS facing & A, work 1 row of sc along each Back edge.
             Sew either snaps or velcro along edge.

PANTS:

Back: Beg @ leg edge w/#4 needles & A, cast on 23 sts. Work in K1, P1 rib for 4 rows. Change
        to #6 needles & work in Garter St alternating 2 rows A, 2 rows MC until piece = 4 1/2" from
        beg, end w/WS row.  Place sts on holder.  Work 2nd leg to correspond until there are same
        # of rows as 1st leg.  Join legs as follows:  Next Row (RS):  K23, K across 23 sts from
        holder -- 46 sts.  Work even in Garter St as established for 1".   Dec 1 st each end of next
        row.  Work for 1".  Dec 1 st each end of next row -- 42 sts.  Work even until Back = 7"
        from beg of leg, end w/WS row. 
        Eyelet Row (RS):  *K2, K2 tog, YO, repeat from * across, end last repeat YO, K2.  K1 row,
        dec 1 st at end of row -- 41 sts.  Change to #4 needles & work in K1, P1 rib for 3 rows. 
        Bind off in rib.

Front: Work as for Back.

Finishing: Sew back & front tog at side & leg seams. Belt: Cut 2 strands of A each 84" long. Knot
             strands tog @ one end & make twisted cord.  Weave through eyelet row.

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