Leena Cardigan for 18 inch Dolls

Leena is a  beautiful cardigan with seamless round yoke and long sleeves that seem to effortlessly "flow" into the yoke. Made in easy garter stitch with minimal shaping and no difficult knitting techniques.

The cardigan is knitted flat, from bottom up. . Finishing includes sewing sleeve seams and closing small underarm sections.

The sample was made from Kauni Effect Garn (100% fingering weight wool) and US#1 (2.5mm) needles.
As a substitute you can use , and very successfully, Baby Bee Delight (Hobby Lobby brand) yarn, 60% acrylic/40% polyamide, 115 gr/4oz, 340m/377yds.
The working gauge is 6.4sts x 13rs =1" (2.5cm) over garter stitch.