My daughter loves to play with her barbies. She used to ask for my help dressing them, but she’s now old enough to do that herself. Now she’s asking me for some warm barbie clothing! This is my first Barbie design and I hope you’ll enjoy this Barbie cardigan crochet pattern.

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Materials

  • 1 skein drops fabel yarn
  • crochet hook size 2.5 mm
  • 2 press studs size about 5 mm

Abbreviations U.S.

  • st = stitch
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • mr = magic ring
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • inc = increase (crochet 2 stitches in one stitch)
  • dec = decrease (crochet 2 stitches together)

Gauge: 28 sc in width x 35 sc vertically = 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm)

Barbie cardigan crochet pattern

Chain 42

Row 1dc in 3rd loop from the hook.
Dc in the other stitches. Now you have 38 dc.
Ch 3 (they don’t count as a stitch, so you start the new row with a stitch
in the first stitch. This goes for the rest of the pattern) Turn.
Row 2Crochet in the front loops only: a dc in each stitch. Ch 3 and turn.
Row 3Dc in each st (not the front loops this time, only use front loops when
mentioned). Ch 3 and turn.
Repeat row 2 and 3 another 4 times. Don’t fasten off, but continue with
the left front:

Left front

Row 1Crochet in the front loops: ch 1 and 1 sc in the first stitch.
Hdc in the next stitch.
Dc in the next 6 stitches. Ch 3 and turn.
Row 2Dc in the first 4 stitches.
Hdc in the next stitch.
Sc in the next stitch. Ch 1 and turn.
Row 3Crochet in the front loops: hdc in the first stitch.
Dc in the next 4 stitches. Fasten off.

Back

Now we continue with the back of the cardigan. Skip two stitches from the left front and attach the yarn in the front loop of the third stitch.

Row 1Crochet in the front loops: dc in the first 18 stitches.
Ch 3 and turn.
Row 2Dc in each stitch. Ch 3 and turn.
Row 3Crochet in the front loops: Dc in the first 6 stitches.
Hdc in the next 6 stitches.
Dc in the last 6 stitches. Fasten off.

Right front

Now we continue with the right front. Skip another two stitches, from the back and attach the yarn.

Row 1Crochet in the front loops: dc in the first 6 stitches.
Hdc in the next stitch. Sc in the last stitch.
Ch 1 and turn.
Row 2sl st in the first 2 stitches.
Sc in the next, hdc in the next, dc in the last 6 stitches.
Ch 3 and turn.
Row 3Crochet in the front loops: dc in the first 4 stitches.
Hdc in the next, sc in the next, sl st in the last stitch.
Fasten off.

Sew the shoulder seams. Use four stitches, don’s use the sc and the hdc from the left and right front.

Bottom

Now we crochet the hem, which will be sewn to the bottom of the cardigan. Chain 7.

Row 1sc in the second loop from the hook.
Sc in the other loops. You have 6 sc at the end of the row.
Ch 1 and turn.
Row 2Sc in the back loops of the 6 stitches.
Ch 1 and turn.
Repeat row 2 until the length of the hem is the same as the bottom
of the cardigan. Sew together.

Finishing front

Attach the yarn at the bottom of the right front and crochet a row of single crochets along the right front, the back and the left front of the cardigan.

Ch 1, turn, sc in the back loop of the first stitch and all the other stitches. Repeat this row another 4 times and fasten off.

Sleeves

Attach the yarn at the bottom of the armhole and crochet 16 sc along the hole. From here we work in continuous rounds. In the last column you can see the amount of stitches you have.

Round 1 – 51 hdc in each st16
Round 6*6 hdc, 1 dec. Repeat one time14
Round 7-111 hdc in each st14
Round 12*5 hdc, 1 dec. Repeat one time12
Round 13-141 hdc in each st. Close with a sl st12
Round 15Crochet in each st: ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc

Fasten off and weave in the ends.

Sew a press stud at the bottom of the cardigan. Sew another at the top, at the part before the cardigan was divided in two fronts and a back.

Hat

Close each round with a slip stitch, but don’t turn.

Round 1Magic ring with 6 sc6
Round 22 hdc in each st12
Round 3* hdc, inc. Repeat 5 times18
Round 4* 2 hdc, inc. Repeat 5 times24
Round 5* 3 hdc, inc. Repeat 5 times30
Round 6 -81 hdc in each st30
Round 9hdc and dc in the first st. Hdc and dc in the next
11 stitches.

Fasten off and weave in the ends.

I hope you enjoyed this Barbie cardigan crochet pattern. Check out these patterns as well: https://haakjemee.nl/big-doll-crochet-pattern/ or https://haakjemee.nl/pearly-bun-beanie-haakpatroon/