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This Dress Up Doll knitting pattern is an exceptional template for endless creative opportunities! I've created a shorts trio pattern that allows for a variety of finishes. Detailed instructions for snug-fitting plain shorts, shorts with straps, or shorts with bib are all included. With this pattern, you can embroider polka dots! You can knit stripes! You can embroider on flowers or stars or any kind of decorative details! Double knit a heart or monogramming! Another bonus: You can find more clothing options for PDF knitting patterns available in our shop designed to fit the Dress Up Doll (PDF pattern) of your choice.
Pattern is written for a solid-color trio of shorts. Doll instructions not included. Pocket instructions are included in pattern. The other shorts were knitted from this pattern and are shown for inspiration!
Though the pattern may be simple, it features ribbing at the hems and criss-crossed straps. Shorts with straps/bib have an open back for easy removal. If you are relatively new to knitting, don't sweat it! The techniques used in the pattern are common, however some experience is recommended with increases, decreases, attaching sleeves, wrap-and-turns. These items are partially knitted in the round.
Please note: I recommend using the same yarn you used to knit the doll to ensure a good fit. You will simply need to use a larger size knitting needle! You can use a different yarn, but it will need to be the same gauge as your doll yarn choice!
If you would like some pointers or finishing ideas, check out the Dress Up Doll Pattern section on our blog:
Dress Up Doll Shorts Trio PDF Knitting Pattern
Materials I used:
Cascade 220 Aran
On Sz 6 DPNs or circular of your choice. If using the same yarn as your doll, you will need to size up one needle size (my doll was knitted on sz 5 using this yarn)
Additional Materials and Tools needed:
**1yd waste yarn cut in half
*medium safety pin
*optional: additional colors yarn or thread for adding desired details
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