Cross-over Collar Aran-LD by Becky Colvin

Cross-over Collar Aran-LD

January 2013
Light Fingering ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 000 - 1.5 mm
200 - 231 yards (183 - 211 m)
13" Dianna Effner Little Darling Studio Dolls
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This knitting pattern can help you create a beautiful shawl-collared aran sweater, like the ones pictured here. The sweater may fit a variety of 13 inch dolls, but is specifically fitted to Dianna Effner’s 13’ Little Darling Studio Dolls. The sweater is knitted from the hem up, with set-in sleeves. The stitches for the shawl collar are picked up and knit after the sweater is complete. The sweater is fully open in back for ease of dressing, and I close my sweaters with snaps.

Instructions are included for different placements for the start of the collar.

* Lightweight fingering yarn--I used “Palette”
or “Stroll” , available from

  • Knitting Needles sized 000 and 0 (1.5 & 2 mm)
  • 4 place markers
  • 6 sets of 4/0 snaps & matching thread for finishing
  • optional button embellishment (4 miniature buttons, two per pocket)