Rosa Cable Dress for 18 inch Dolls

Rosa Dress knitting pattern for American Girl dolls.  This beautifully feminine cable dress fits 18 inch dolls with similar body measurements.

A-line midi length dress with long sleeves and back zipper closure. Worked from bottom up, flat, in one piece. Narrow lace trim is attached by hand.

Skill level: for rather advanced (or adventurous intermediate) knitter, you will have to follow the instructions very attentively because shaping is incorporated into stitch pattern.

Working gauge: 6 sts x 9 rs =1" (2.5cm) over seed stitch pattern wit 2.00mm (US#0) needles or size to obtain gauge. 

The sample was knitted from Angora by Ice yarns, 40% angora, 60% acrylic, 100gr/3.5oz, 500m/560yds.
Fine 2, Baby weight yarn.
Best substitute yarn: Paton's Lace, 10% mohair/10%wool, 80% acrylic, 85gr/3oz, 455m/498yds.