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BABA’S PULLOVER SWEATER FOR CINDERELLA
(Fits dolls from the Disney Animators Collection; about 15 inches tall, 7 inch chest, 9 inch waist).
MATERIALS
29" circular needle, 4.0 mm (or 4.5 mm for a looser fit)
Caron Simply Soft yarn, 157 yards per 3 oz ball
Gauge:  20 stitches and 28 rows measure 4 inches x 4 inches
Crochet hook about 3 mm if desired
One button about 1/2" diameter, to fit the buttonhole loop.

REQUIRED SKILLS
Cast On
Knit
Purl
Magic Loop or other means of working in the round
Bind Off
Pick Up and Knit
Three Needle Bind Off

Starting at the bottom of the garment, CO 40 sts. Join to knit in the round in Magic Loop
Rnd 1-21: Knit all stitches (stocking stitch)
Divide for Right Back, Front, and Left Back. Work flat.
 
RIGHT BACK
Row 22: Purl 10 sts. Turn and work on these 10 sts.
Row 23-32: Stocking stitch (knit odd rows, purl even rows)
Row 33:  Knit 6 sts, BO 4. Place the 6 sts on  holder. Break yarn.

FRONT Rejoin yarn
Row 22: Purl 20 sts. Turn and work on these 20 sts.
Row 23-32:  Stocking stitch (Knit odd rows, purl even rows)
Row 33: Knit 6 sts, place on holder; BO 8; Knit 6 and place on holder Break yarn.

LEFT BACK
Row 22:  Purl 10 sts. Turn.
Row 23-32: Stocking stitch (knit odd rows, purl even rows)
Row 33:  BO 4 sts; Knit 6 and place on holder. Do not break yarn.

SHOULDER SEAMS

With wrong sides together:  Match the 6 sts from Left Back and Left Front . Use Three Needle Bind Off to join. Break yarn.

Match the 6 sts from Right Back and Right Front. Use Three Needle Bind Off to join. Break yarn.

SLEEVES (Make 2)

For each armhole,  with right side facing, Pick Up and Knit 18 sts. Join to work in the round.
Rounds 1-22:  Knit. BO loosely.

BACK OPENING
Sew a loop of yarn, or a crocheted chain, to Right Back at the top of t he opening. To the Left Back, sew a button to fit through the loop, positioning it about 1/2 inch in from open edge.

FINISHING
Weave in ends. Tidy up any small gaps in the joining, as required.


Baba's Dolly Sweater

Unfamiliar with one or more of the required techniques? There are many fine tutorials available at www.craftsy.com  .