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Free doll knitting pattern for 18" doll: poncho & beret

18" Mochi Plus Doll Poncho & Beret
Designed & Knit by Gail Tanquary

Note: This 18" doll poncho will fit dolls such as Madame Alexander, American Girl, etc.
For a Mochi Plus Jacket & Hat pattern see here.

Materials
2 - 50 gr balls Crystal Palace Mochi Plus #558 "neptune"
Crystal Palace Bamboo US Size 9 needles
Crystal Palace Bamboo US Size 7 needles
Stitch marker
Ribbon for neck tie

Gauge: 16 sts = 4" in garter st

Abbreviations
BO - bind off; pm - place marker; rep - repeat; sm - slip marker; tog - together; yo - yarn over

Poncho:
Using size 9 needles, cast on 27 sts. Knit one row.
[row 11 edited 7-21-11]

Row 1: K1, K2 tog, yo, K19, pm, yo, P2 tog, K1, yo, K2 - 28 sts.
Row 2: K4, yo, P2 tog, sm, K22.
Row 3: K22, sm, yo, p2 tog, K2, yo, K2 -29 sts
Row 4: K5, yo, P2 tog, sm, K 22.
Row 5: K1, K2 tog, yo, K19, sm, yo, P2 tog, K3, yo, K2 - 30 sts.
Row 6: K6, yo, P2 tog, sm, K22.
Row 7: K22, sm, yo, P2 tog, K2 tog, yo twice, K2, yo, K2 - 32 sts
Row 8: K5, K into first yo, P into second yo, K1, yo, P2 tog, sm, K22.
Row 9: K1, K2 tog, yo, K19, sm, yo, P2 tog, K8 - 32 sts.
Row 10: Bind Off 5 sts, K2, yo, P2 tog, sm, K22.
Row 11: K22, sm, yo, P2 tog, K1, yo, K2.
Row 12: K4, yo, P2 tog, sm, K13, turn.
Row 13: K13, sm, yo, P2 tog, K2, yo, K2.
Row 14: K5, yo, P2 tog, sm, K11, turn.
Row 15: K11, sm, yo, P2 tog, K3, yo, K2.
Row 16: K6, yo, P2 tog, sm, K9, turn.
Row 17: K9, sm, yo, P2 tog, K2 tog, yo twice, K2, yo, K2.
Row 18: K5, K into first yo, P into second yo, K1, yo, P2 tog, sm, K7, turn.
Row 19: K7, sm, yo, P2 tog, K8.
Row 20: BO 5 sts, K2, yo, P2 tog, sm, K2, (yo, K2 tog) 7 times, K6 - 27 sts.
Rep rows 1-20 seven times more. BO. Sew cast-on edge to bound-off edge.

Thread ribbon thru eyelets at neckline, and draw up when shawl is on the doll.

Slouchy Beret:
Cast on 54 sts using size 7 needles. Work 5 rows garter st. Change to size 9 needle.
Next row: Knit, increasing 16 sts evenly spaced - 70 sts.
Work in garter st. until piece measures 2.5 " from cast-on edge. Begin decreasing:
Row 1: K5, K2 tog to end of row.
Row 2: and all wrong-side rows: knit
Row 3: K4, K2 tog to end of row.
Row 5: K3, K2 tog to end of row.
Row 7: K2, K2 tog to end of row.
Row 9: K1, K tog to end of row
Row 1:1 K2 tog to end of row
Cut yarn, leaving 10" tail.
Thread onto needle and draw thru open sts remaining. Pull up firmly and fasten off. Sew seam.


Designed and Knit  by Gail Tanquary for Crystal Palace Yarns
Visit Gail's shop, Alameda Yarn Co., in Alameda, CA if you are in the East Bay area.

copyright 2011 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with crocheters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns  Mochi Plus are welcome to use this free pattern for their customers.

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