PDF CROCHET PATTERN - Classic Cardigan with Customizable Body and Sleeve Length- for American Girl Dolls - Instant Download

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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 long or short sleeve length and cropped or standard body length.

The purple cardigan is modeled by a new body-style Josefina. The green cardigan is modeled by a pre-mattel Kirsten.

The skill level is Advanced Beginner.

The PDF pattern will be available as an instant download through Etsy as soon as payment is received.

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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)

This listing is for the crochet pattern, not the finished cardigan.

Dolls, clothing, shoes and accessories are not included.

Please convo me to make these cardigans for you!

***We would love to see your finished projects! Please post them on our Facebook Page:

This pattern is intended for your personal use only. You may not share it, copy it, sell it, give it away, or mass-produce the finished product. However, you may sell the finished sweaters on a small scale, as long as you convey in your item description that you used a Mini Giggle Gear pattern.

Mini Giggle Gear Copyright© 2013- Current. All patterns and photos are owned by Mini Giggle Gear.

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Pattern was available for download very quickly. I'm so excited to break out the crochet hooks and get to work. Thanks! :)
Sep 5, 2014 by DeBees Hive

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