Cable Stitch Slipover | No. 780 | Doll Clothes Pattern

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This free pattern originally published by Hilde as Clothes for Fashion Model Dolls, Volume 99.

Girl's Size
Boy's size in parentheses

¼ oz. Fingering Yarn 3 ply
2 sock needles No. 2

GAUGE: 15 sts. = 2 inch.


1st row: K 9 (11), P 1, K 4,P 1, K 9 (11).

2nd row: P 9 (11), K 1, P 4, K 1, P 9 (11).

Repeat these 2 rows once more.

5th row: K 9 (11), P 1, slip next 2 sts. to an extra needle, hold in front of work, K next 2 sts., K the 2 sts. from extra needle (a cable made), P 2, K 9 (11).

6th row: As 2nd row.

Repeat these 6 rows for pattern, cabling the K 4 sts. every 6th row on right side.


Cast on 24 (28) sts. with No. 2 needles and work in ribbing K 2, P 2 for 3 rows. Change to pattern. Work even until the entire piece measures 2 ¼ (3) inch. Put a marker on each end of needle to mark armhole. Work even for 1 inch above marker. Bind off for shoulders at the beginning of the next 2 rows 7 (8) sts., rem. 10 (12) sts. work in ribbing K 2, P 2 for 4 rows. Bind off loosely K as K and P as P.


Work as Back until 3 (4) cables have been completed. Shape V neck: Work across 12 (14) sts. only, slip rem. 12 (14) sts. to a holder to be worked later. Decr. for neck 1 st. at center edge every other row until 7 (8) sts. are left over, at the same time when piece measures as long as back to armhole, put marker alt beg. of row to mark armhole. Work as high as back and bind off for shoulder 7 (8) sts. Slip sts. from holder back to needle, connect yarn and finish this side of neck to correspond.


Sew up shoulder seam and pick up 16 (18) sts. between markers. 1st row: P 5 (6), K 1, P 4, K 1, P 5 (6). 2nd row: K 5 (6), P 1, K 4, P 1, K 5 (6). Cable the K 4 sts. on right side on 4th and every following 6th row as on sweater until 5 cables are completed. Work in ribbing K 2, P 2 for 4 rows. Bind off loosely K as K and P as P.


Right side facing you pick up 31 (33) sts. around V neck and work in ribbing K 2, P 2 for 4 rows, decr. 1 st. before and after the center st. at V neck every other row. Bind off loosely K as K and P as P.


Sew up side and sleeve seams. Block to size.

Boy's slacks are the same as No. 788.
Girl's skirt is the same as No. 790.

Other great patterns from Clothes for Fashion Model Dolls, Volume 99:

Knitting Patterns

Bulky Slipover, No. 769
Evening Blouse, No. 770
Cape Stole, No. 771
Evening Gown, No. 772
Evening Jacket, No. 773
Mohair Coat & Hat, No. 774
Boy's Skating Outfit, No. 775
Girl's Skating Outfit, No. 776
Ski Jacket, No. 777
Bathing Trunks, No. 778
Bikini Bathing Suit, No. 779
Cable Stitch Slipover, No. 780
Tennis Sweater, No. 781
Striped Polo, Shirt. No. 782
Sailor Sweater, No. 783
Car Coat, No. 784
Jacket with Hood, No. 785
Bulky Cardigan, No. 786
Girl's Slacks & Cardigan, No. 787
Boy's Slacks & V-Neck Cardigan, No. 788
Beret, No. 789
Suit, No. 790