Ripple Dress for 18 inch Dolls

Knitting Pattern for 18 inch American Girl Dolls  features a plain sleeveless bodice and a  skirt worked in a ripple lacy pattern.

The dress is worked flat from bottom up,  in one piece up to armholes, then front and back parts are worked separately. Straight and easy knitting with minimal shaping on the neckline. Zipper closure on the back.

The pattern is written in traditional row by row format, with additional chart for lace pattern for those who might prefer to have this stitch pattern in their files.

Yarn: any 2 Fine, Fingering, Baby, Sport weight yarn.
The sample was made from Summer Mercerized by Ice Yarns.

Gauge: 7.5sts = 1" (2.5cm) or
30 sts = 4" (10 cm) over stockinette stitch with 2.00mm (US#0) needles or size to achieve gauge

Notions: 2 small stitch holders
7" (17.5cm) zipper