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3551 Doll Accessories
Knit or crochet this adorable pullover and shoulder bag or beret and scarf to accessorize Simplicity® doll clothes pattern #3551.

    For Knit Pullover and Shoulder Bag Instructions, click here
    For Crochet Pullover and Shoulder Bad Instructions, click here
    For Knit Beret and Scarf Instructions, click here
    For Crochet Beret and Scarf Instructions, click here

KNITTED PULLOVER AND SHOULDER BAG

Designed by Susan Levin

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations:


CO = cast on; k = knit; Kfb = knit into front and back of same stitch (one st increased); k2tog – knit 2 together; p = purl; PU = pick up and knit; RS = right side; rep = repeat; st(s) = stitch(es); St st = stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row); WR = wrong side

Sizes – One Size Fits All:


Pullover: 6 ¾ in (17 cm) wide X 6 in (15 cm) long
Bag Width: 4 in (10 cm)

Materials Needed:

  • #4 Worsted Weight Yarn – Color A: 2 oz (56 g); Color B: 1 oz (28 g) – we used Caron Country Yarn, Color A: 0021 Peacock; Color B: 0017 Claret
  • Boye® size 8 (5 mm) knitting needles, or size required to obtain gauge
  • Yarn Needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • Stitch Holders
  • For Pullover: one small piece of hook and loop tape OR one snap
  • For Bag (optional): 3 buttons

Gauge:


With size 8 (5 mm) needles in St st, 20 sts X 26 rows = 4 in (10 cm) *Take time to check gauge* Gauge is not critical for shoulder bag.

Pullover Directions


Back:
With Color A, CO 34 sts.
Rows 1-2: Knit.
Change to Color B. Do NOT cut Color A.
Row 3: With Color B, knit.
Row 4: Purl.
Change to Color A and work two rows in St st (knit one row, purl one). Continue working in St st and changing color every two rows until a total of 7 stripes of Color B are complete. Fasten off Color B.
With Color A, work even until piece measures 4 in (10 cm).

Right Back:
Row 1: (RS) K17, place remaining 17 sts on hold.
Row 2: K2, purl to end.
Row 3: Knit.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until piece measures 6 in (15 cm) from beg, ending with a knit row.
Next Row: (WS) BO 17 sts, purl to end of row – 10 sts.
Work 3 more rows in St st. BO.

Left Back:
Place rem 17 sts on needle.
Row 1: (RS) Knit.
Row 2: Purl to last 2 sts, k2.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until left back measures 6 in (15 cm) from beg, ending with a purl row.
Next Row: (RS) Bo 7 sts, knit to end of row – 10 sts.
Work 3 more rows in St st. BO.

Front:
Work as Back until 7 stripes in Color B are complete. Fasten off Color B.
With Color A, work even in St st until piece measures 5 in (10 cm), ending with a WS row.

Right Front Shoulder:
Row 1: (RS) K14, place left front sts just worked on hold, BO 6 sts, knit to end of row. Cont working with 14 sts on needle only.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K2tog, knit to end of row.
Rep previous two rows 3 more times – 10 sts. BO.

Left Front Shoulder:
Place rem 14 sts on needle and hold work with WS facing.
Row 1: (WS) Purl.
Row 2: Knit to last 2 sts, k2tog.
Rep previous two rows 3 more times – 10 sts. BO.

Sleeves (Make 2):
With Color A, CO 20 sts.
Rows 1-2: Knit.
Change to Color B. Do NOT cut Color A.
Row 3: With Color B, knit.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: With Color A, kfb, knit to last 2 sts, kfb, k1.
Row 6: Purl.
Rows 7-8: Rep Rows 3-6 – 28 sts at end of Row 18.
Cut Color B. Work even in Color A until sleeve measures 3 ½ in (9 cm). BO.

Finishing:


Sew front and back shoulders.
Neck Edge: With RS facing, PU 44 sts around neck edge, CO 3 sts at end of row for tab – 47 sts. Knit 3 rows. BO.
Sew snap or hook-and-loop tape to tab and side of neck opening.
Sew sleeves to shoulders. Sew side seams and sleeve seams. Weave in all ends.

Shoulder Bag Directions


With Color B, CO 20 sts.
Row 1-2: Knit.
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: Knit.
Continue working in St st until piece measures 6 in (15 cm) ending with purl row. Cut Color B.

Bag Flap:
Change to Color A and work in Garter st (knit every row) for 1 in (2.5 cm).
Decrease Row: K2tog, knit to end of row – 1 st decreased.
Rep Decrease Row until 14 sts remain.
BO all sts.

Bag Strap:
With Color A, CO 4 sts.
Knit 4 rows. Drop Color A (do not cut).
With Color B, knit 4 rows.
Continue in Garter St alternating colors every 4 rows until piece measures 15 in (38 cm) when gently stretched. BO all sts.

Finishing:


Fold body of bag in half. Sew sides. Sew strap to either side of bag back, adjusting position as desired. Sew decorative buttons on flap if desired.

3551 Doll Accessories


KNITTED SCARF AND BERET

Designed by Susan Levin

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations:


BO = bind off; CO = cast on; k = knit; Kfb = knit into the front and back of the same stitch (one st decreased); k2tog = knit 2 together; p = purl; pm = place marker; RS = right side; rep = repeat; st(s) = stitch(es); rep = St st = stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row)

Sizes – One Size Fits All:


Scarf: 1 ½ in X 20 in (4 cm X 51 cm)
Beret Diameter: 5 ½ in (14 cm)

Materials Needed:

NOTE: to minimize blocks of solid color when making small items out of multi-color yarn, divide the skein into two balls of equal size. Knit two rows with one ball and then two rows with the second ball.

Gauge:


With size 4 (3.5 mm) needles in St st, 24 sts = 4 in (10 cm) *Take time to check gauge* Gauge is not critical for scarf.

Scarf Directions


CO 9 sts.
Row 1: K1, *p1, k1, rep from * to end.
Rep Row 1 until piece measures 20 in (51 cm) or desired length.
BO all sts. Weave in ends.
To make fringe that is 2 in (5 cm) long, cut 14 pieces of 6 in (15 cm) long yarn (7 pieces for each end). Fold a strand in half. Insert a crochet hook from back to front through edge of scarf and catch the loop formed by the folded strand. Pull the loop halfway through until a large loop is formed. Bring the loose ends of the yarn through the loop. Pull ends to tighten. Rep with six more strands. Trim uneven edges.

Beret Directions


CO 66 sts.
Rows 1-6: *K1, p1, rep from * to end.
Row 7: (RS) *K1, kfb, rep from * end – 99 sts.
Row 8: Purl.
Row 9: Kfb, knit to last st, kfb – 101 sts.
Work even in St st until piece measures 1 ½ in (4 cm) above ribbing, with a purl row.
Dec Row 1: (RS) K8, k2tog, pm, *k7, k2tog, pm, rep from * 9 more times, k1 – 90 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Dec Row 2: *Knit to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1 – 11 sts decreased.
Purl 1 row.
Rep previous two rows 6 more times – 13 sts. Cut yarn leaving 20 in (51 cm) tail. Thread tail on yarn needle and draw through remaining sts, gather and secure. Fold hat with right sides together. Stitch back seam. Weave in all ends.

3551 Doll Accessories


CROCHET PULLOVER AND SHOULDER BAG

Designed by Susan Levin and Elisa Purcell

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations:


beg = beginning; blo = back loop only; ch= chain; ea = each; rem = remain(s) (ing); rep = repeat; rnd = round; RS = right side; sc = single crochet; sc2tog = single crochet 2 stitches together; sl st = slip stitch; st(s) = stitch(es); WS = wrong side

Sizes – One Size Fits All:


Pullover: 6 ½ in (16.5 cm) wide X 6 in (15 cm) long
Bag Width: 4 in (10 cm)

Materials Needed:

  • #4 Worsted Weight Yarn – Color A: 3 oz (56 g); Color B: 1 oz (28 g) – we used Caron Country Yarn, Color A: 0021 Peacock; Color B: 0007 Natural
  • Boye® size G (4.25 mm) crochet hook, or size required to obtain gauge
  • Yarn Needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • For Pullover: one small piece of hook and loop tape OR one snap
  • For Bag (optional): 2 buttons

Gauge:


With size G (4.25 mm) hook in sc, 18 sts X 22 rows = 4 in (10 cm) *Take time to check gauge* Gauge is not critical for shoulder bag.

Pullover Directions


Back:
With Color A, ch 56, join with sl st to form circle.
Rnd 1: (WS) Ch 1, turn; sc in same ch and each ch around, join with sl st to first sc – 56 sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in same sc and each sc around, join with sl st to first sc. Change to Color B. Do NOT cut Color A.
Rnd 3: With Color B, ch 1, turn; sc in same st and each st around, join with sl st to first sc. Change to Color A. Do NOT cut Color B.
Rnds 4-15: Repeat Rnd 2 (Color A) and Rnd 3 (Color B) until you have 7 Color B rounds. Fasten off Color B.
Rnds 16-22: With Color A, ch 1, turn; sc in same st and each st around, join with sl st to first sc.
Begin working in rows for upper front and back.

Upper Front:
Row 23: Turn, do NOT ch 1; sl st in next 2 sts. Ch 1, sc in same st and in next 25 sc across, leaving rem sts unworked – 26 sc.
Rows 24-30: Ch 1, turn; sc in same st and each sc across.

Front Right Shoulder:
Row 31: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 9 sc, leaving rem sts unworked.
Rows 32-36: Ch 1, turn; sc in same st and each st across. Fasten off.

Front Left Shoulder:
Row 31: With RS facing, join Color A with sl st in first sc on left front; ch 1, sc same sc and in next 8 sc, leaving rem sts – 9 sc.
Rows 32-36: Ch 1, turn; sc in same st and each st across. Fasten off.

Upper Left Back:
Row 23: With WS facing, sk 2 sts on Rnd 22, join Color A with sl st in 3rd sc; ch 1, sc in same sc and next 11 sc, leaving rem sts unworked – 12 sc.
Rows 24-36: Ch 1, turn; sc in same sc and in each sc across.

Upper Right Back:
Row 23: With WS facing, skip 2 sc from Rnd 22, join Color A with sl st in next sc; ch 1, sc in same sc and in next 11 sc, leaving rem sts unworked – 12 sc.
Rows 24-36: Ch 1, turn; sc same sc and each sc across. Fasten off.
With right sides together, sew shoulder seams.

Placket and Neck Edging:
With RS facing, join Color A with sl st in first skipped sc at center back; ch 1, sc in same st; working evenly up side of placket, (dc in next row, sc next row) to corner; ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 ch (tab made); cont working dc/sc pattern around front neck and down edge of placket to beg, join with sl st in top of beg sc. Fasten off.

Border – Bottom:
With WS facing, join Color A with sl st in side seam; ch 1, sc in same sc, *dc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around, join with sl st in top of beg sc. Fasten off.

Sleeves (make 2):
NOTE: Sleeves are worked from the shoulders down.
Rnd 1: (WS) With Color A and WS facing, sl t in an unworked st on Rnd 22. Ch 1, sc in same st; work 27 sc evenly around armhole, join with sl st to first sc – 28 sc.
Rnds 2-3: Ch 1, turn; sc in same sc, sc in each sc around.
NOTE: Decreases begin in Rnd 4. For a neat look, decreases for sleeves should be done on the back portion of the sleeve.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, turn; sc2tog, sc in each st around, join with sl st to first sc – 27 sc.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, turn; sc same st and in each st around, join with sl st to first sc.
Rnds 6-17: Rep Rnds 4 and 5.
Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 4 – 20 sts. Change to Color B. Do NOT cut Color A.
Rnd 19: With Color B, ch 1, turn; sc same st and in each sc around, join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 20: With Color A, rep Rnd 19.
Rnds 21-24: Rep Rnds 19-20. Fasten off Color B at the end of Rnd 23.
Rnd 25: Ch 1, turn; sc same st, dc next st, *sc next st, dc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st to top of first sc. Fasten off.
Rep for second sleeve.

Finishing:


Weave in all ends. Sew snap or hook and loop tape to tab and side of neck opening.

Shoulder Bag Directions


With Color A, ch 15.
Row 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across – 14 sc.
Rows 2-10: Ch 1, turn; sc in ea sc across.
Row 11: Ch 1, turn; sc in blo of ea sc across.
Rows 12-24: Rep Row 2.
Row 25: Rep Row 11.
Rows 26-37: Rep Row 2.
Fasten off.

Edging:
With Color B and WS facing, join with sc to corner of edge just completed. *Dc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * across. Fasten off.

Strap:
With Color A, ch 60. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across. Fasten off.

Finishing:
Weave in all ends. Fold body of bag at Row 11. Sew sides. Fold bag at Row 25 to form flap. Sew strap to either side of bag back, adjusting position as desired. Sew on decorative buttons if desired.

3551 Doll Accessories


CROCHET SCARF AND BERET

Designed by Susan Levin and Elisa Purcell

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations:


Ch = chain; flo = front loop only; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; hdc2tog = half double crochet 2 stitches together; sl st = slip stitch; st(s) = stitch(es)

Sizes – One Size Fits All:


Scarf: 1 ½ in X 20 in (4 cm X 51 cm)
Beret Diameter: 5 ½ in (14 cm)

Materials Needed:

  • 1 ½ oz (42 gm) #2 Fine Weight Yarn – we used Premier Serenity Garden Yarn, color DN800 (Gems)
  • Boye® size F (3.75 mm) hook, or size required to obtain gauge
  • Yarn Needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • For Hat (optional): small sew on applique
NOTE: To minimize blocks of solid color when making small items out of multi-color yarn, divide the skein into two balls of equal size. Work two rows with one ball and then two rows with the second ball.

Gauge:


With size F (3.75 mm) hook in sc, 22 sts = 4 in (10 cm) *Take time to check gauge* Gauge is not critical for scarf.

Special Stitch:


Hdc2tog: (Yarn over, insert hook into next st and pull up a loop) 2 times, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook.

Scarf Directions


Ch 9.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch to end, turn – 8 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in both loops of first sc, sc in flo of next 6 sc, sc in both loops of last sc, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until scarf measures 20 in (51 cm) or desired length.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
To make fringe that is 2 in (5 cm) long, cut 14 pieces of 6 in (15 cm) long yarn (7 for each end). Fold a strand in half. Insert crochet hook from back to front through edge of scarf and catch a loop formed by the folded strand. Pull the loop halfway through until a large loop is formed. Bring the loose ends of the yarn through the loop. Pull ends to tighten. Rep with six more strands. Trim uneven edges.

Beret Directions


Ch 5. Join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1. Work 12 hdc in ring. Do not join rnds; place stitch marker in last st to indicate end of rnd.
Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st around – 24 hdc.
Rnd 3: *Hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around – 36 hdc.
Rnd 4: *Hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around – 48 hdc.
Rnd 5: *Hdc in next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around – 60 hdc.
Rnd 6: *Hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around – 72 hdc.
Rnd 7: *Hdc in next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around – 84 hdc.
Rnd 8: *Hdc in next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st; rep from * around – 96 hdc.
Rnd 9: Sc in blo of ea hdc around.
Rnds 10-11: Hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 12: *Hdc in next 6 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around – 84 hdc.
Rnd 13: *Hdc in next 5 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around – 72 hdc.
Rnd 14: *Hdc in next 4 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around – 60 hdc.
Rnd 15: *Hdc in next 3 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * around – 48 hdc.
Rnds 16-17: Sc in blo of each hdc around.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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