Newsboy Cap for American Girl/Boy Dolls
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Newsboy Cap for American Girl Dolls inspired by today’s fashion trends, where I also offer variations creating unique effects.
Also available in French ~ courtesy of bergeronnette50 and Dutch ~ courtesy of Johanna & Friends
Pattern Features: The pattern has been written out with line-by-line instructions given along with variations for working contrast color
Construction: Worked from the brim to crown in one piece then seamed. Cap peak worked separately then sewn in place
Beginner: Project for first time knitters using basic knit and purl stitches, minimal shaping
Variations in this trendy newsboy cap:
Adding two rows of contrast after the increase row ~ see this effect in second picture ~ the accent was also used for the underside of the cap’s peak.
Adding a single row of contrast in the increase row ~ see third picture, showing a hint of accent
For Beret see picture 4, I worked extra rows after increase in main color and added a garter stitch row before decreases which I continued in the accent color.
Or just omitting the cap peak, with no further changes and you will have this beret, as seen in 5th picture.
Copyright: Please respect my designer rights, and as such the copyright of this pattern will always remain with me; it's text, photos copyright 2010 Debonair Designs. Pattern must not be duplicated, distributed and/or sold without the author's permission. Feel free to use these patterns for your knitting pleasure, a courtesy acknowledgment would be greatly appreciated and welcomed.
Available in my first published book, ‘Seasonal Hand Knitted Designs for 18” Dolls’