Classic Pinafore - Doll Size by Susanna E. Lewis

Classic Pinafore - Doll Size

by Susanna E. Lewis
Size 10 Bedspread Cotton
Cobweb ?
9 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch with larger needles - blocked
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
Doll's 16 (18, 20)" doll with child-type body.
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Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Measurements: Doll’s 16 (18, 20)“ doll with child-type body. Shown in 16” size on a Sasha® doll.

Yarn: Size 10 bedspread cotton, one 3½oz (100g) ball


  • Size 1 (2.25mm) needle(s), or size to obtain gauge
  • Size 0 (2mm) needle


  • Six snaps
  • Rust-proof T-pins; string to hold sts
  • Optional: 28 (45, 66) pink (P) beads, 24 (35, 48) blue (B) beads, 20 (30, 42) green (G) beads

Blocked Gauge: In St st with larger ndls, 9 sts and 12 rows to 1”/2.5cm


  1. The child and doll sizes use different yarn and needles, but are made in exactly the same way.
  2. Beads, shown here on doll’s pinafore, are optional; make sure the hole is the right size for the yarn.
  3. Yoke and straps are worked by double-knitting: working both sides of the fabric at the same time.
  4. See Techniques, p. 162, for sssk.

This pattern is also available in child size.