Pattern copyright Anna Merlini. You can use the pattern to make your own doll nightgowns if you give me credit for the pattern and link back to this blog. You can’t use the pattern to make doll nightgowns to sell.
Knit Doll Nightgown
Using 4 mm needles, cast on 78 sts (72 or even 66 would have been ok for this 12 inch doll)
Row 1: (P1, K5) to end
Row 2: (K1, P5) to end
Repeat these two rows until you’ve just cleared the doll’s bum.
Row 3: (P1, K2 tog, K 3) to end
Row 4: (K1, P5) to end
Row 5: (P1, K5) to end
Repeat rows 4 & 5 once more.
Row 6: (P1, K2 tog, K 2) to end
Row 7: (K1, P4) to end
Row 8: (P1, K4) to end
Repeat rows 7 & 8 once.
Row 9: (P1, K2 tog, K 1) to end
Row 10: (K1, P3) to end
Row 11: (P1, K3) to end
Repeat rows 10 & 11 once. Cast off. Sew two side edged together to make nightgown.
Make 2 alike.
The # of stitches will depend on the size of the doll.
Cast on 15 sts, K 2 rows, Cast off. Sew ends to front and back of nightgown in correct location.