Barbie’s Jacket with Knit Trim, Hat, and Knit Skirt

For Barbie — a jacket with knit trim, a hat, and a knit skirt.

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Instructions for Sewing (and Knitting) Barbie’s Jacket, Hat, and Knit Skirt

Make the jacket body of chamois, felt, or fur cloth. Something that won’t ravel same as for Ken’s outfit.

1. JACKET sewn side seams; press open:

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2. KNITTED COLLAR AND SLEEVES See KNITTING INSTRUCTIONs under Part 2 continued for attaching the knitted collar and sleeves. Barbie’s jacket has no lower band:

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3. Finish the front edges in the blanket stitch.

FRONT CLOSING Using some 3-ply yarn as for knitting, work 3 loops on RIGHT front; sew 3 small buttons opposite loops:

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4. Work buttonhole stitches over single strand loops long enough to fit over buttons:

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5. HAT Sew crown seam, trim and press open. Turn under hemline on lower edge and slip stitch in position:

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Knitting Instructions for Barbie’s Jacket Collar and Sleeves, and Skirt


3-ply fingering yarn (1 oz will complete Views A and B)
1 set of No. 2 dp knitting needles for Jacket and Skirt
1 set of No. 0 dp knitting needles for Skirt only
No. 1 steel crochet hook
Embroidery needle for Jacket

Follow directions for sewing underarm seams.

With No. 2 needles, cast on 21 sts.

Row 1 (right side): K 1, *p 1, k 1, repeat from * across row.
Row 2: P 1, *k 1, p 1, repeat from * across row.
Repeat these two rows for 10 rows. Bind off loosely in ribbing.

Place wrong side of collar against outside neck edge of jacket so that cast-on row of knitting meets cut edges of jacket. Pin, stretching collar to fit (see sewing instructions). Beg at right front neck edge, join tog with blanket st, using an embroidery needle and matching yarn (doubled), taking sts 1/8″ deep and 1/8″ apart into material, then into cast-on row.

Stretch collar to fit flat while joining (see sewing instructions for assembling, sewing, and finishing details).

Continue blanket st down left front of jacket, around jacket bottom and up opposite side to starting place at neck edge.

With crochet hook, beg at right front neck edge sc close tog, around collar, down one front edge of jacket, following same path as blanket st and ending at opposite front neck edge.

Beg at top of sleeve with No. 2 needles, cast on 16 sts loosely. Work in stockinette st (k 1 row, p 1 row) for 2-1/2″, ending with a p row.
Next Row: *K 1, k 2 tog, repeat from * across.

P 1 row. Then work in ribbing of k 1, p 1 for 1/2″ (cuff). Bind off in ribbing, leaving enough yarn to overcast sleeve seam and join to armhole. Sew sleeve seams tog. Sew sleeves into jacket armhole, matching seams, using overcast sts on wrong side.

See sewing instructions for assembling, sewing, and finishing details.

Beg at waist with No. 0 dp needles. Cast on 34 sts (11, 11, 12). Join, work in ribbing of k 1, p 1 for 5 rows. Change to No. 2 dp needles.
Work in stockinette st (k each rnd) until work measures 3-3/4″ from start. Work in ribbing (k 1, p 1_ for 1/2″. Bind off loosely in ribbing.