Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Camille Cherie Free Pattern

Free pattern for Les Cheries dolls and similar size dolls.

Free knitting pattern

50g Fingering weight yarn.

Needles: US 3/ 3 mm. (or those you need to obtain gauge)
Darning needle.
Stitch markers or waste yarn.
3 small buttons .

Gauge: 8sts x 11 rows.

Co: cast on.
Bo: bind off.
St-stitch: Sts- stitches
K: knit
P: purl
Yo: yarn over
kfb: Knit into front and then back of stitch.
K2 tog: Knit two stitches together as one stitch.
Ssk: Slip, slip, knit, slip 2 stitches and knit them together.
Bh: button hole.
S1, k2tog, psso: Slip 1, knit 2sts together and pass slipped stitch over. (Double decrease)

Cast on 121 sts and join to knit in the round.
1: *K1, p1; repeat from * to last stitch, k1.
2: *P1, k1; repeat from * to last stitch, p1.
3-6: As rounds 1-2.
7: Knit. Decrease 1.
Start pattern:
1: *K5, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk; repeat from * to end of round.
2: Knit.
3: *K2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k5; repeat from * to end of round.
4: Knit.

Repeat rounds 1-4 for a total of 10 times or to desired length.

Start decreases for waist:
1: *K1, s1,k2tog, psso, k1; repeat from * to end of round. ( 72 sts)
2: Knit.
The bodice is now knit flat. Turn work.
4: Purl.
5: k3, *k2tog, k1; repeat from * to last 3sts, k3.
6: K3, purl to last 3sts, k3.
7: K50.
8: K3, p44, k3.
9: K4, *K2tog, k2; repeat from * to last 6sts, k2tog, k4.
10: K3, p33, k3.
11: K39.
12: K3, p33, k3.
13-20: As rows 11-12.
Divide for arms.
1: K10, bo 2, k15, (st on needle from bo included in count), bo2, k10.
Continue working on backs and front separately.
Right back:
2: K3, p5, p2tog.
3: K9.
4: K3, p6.
5-8: As rows 3-4.
9: K9.
10: Bo3sts, p6.
11: K6.
12: P6.
13-16: As rows 11-12.
Bind off.

Left back.
2: P2tog, p5, k3.
3: K9.
4: P6, k3.
5-8: As rows 3-4.
9: Bo 3sts, k3.
10: P6.
11: K6.
12: P6.
13-16 As rows 11-12.

2: P13.
3: K4, kfb, k5, kfb, k4.
4: P17.
5: K17.
6: P17.
7: K7. Bo3, k7.
Continue working on sides of neck separately.
Right front.
8: P7.
9: Ssk, k5.
10: P6.
11: K6.
12: P6.
13-16: As rows 11-12.

Left front of neck.
8: P7.
9: K5, k2tog.
10: P6.
11: K6.
12: P6.
13-16: As rows 11-12.
Bind off.

Sew shoulder seams.
Pick up and knit 36sts around neck.
Rows 1-3: K1, p1, to end of row.
Bind off in rib


Cast on 24sts.
1-4: K1, p1; repeat to end of row
5: *Kfb, k1; repeat from * to end. (36sts)
6: Purl.
7: Knit.
8: Purl.
9-12: As rows 7-8.
13: Bo 2sts, knit to end.
14: Bo 2sts, purl to end.
15: Ssk, k28, k2tog.
16: P30.
17: Ssk, k26, k2tog.
18: P28.
19: Ssk, k24, k2tog.
20: P2tog, p22, p2tog.
21: Ssk, k20, k2tog.
22: P2tog, p18, p2tog.
23: (Ssk)x5, (k2tog)x5.
24: P10.
Bind off.
Sew sleeve seams and sew to bodice.
Attach buttons and weave in yarn ends.

Free doll pattern

Hope you enjoy the pattern!

Patricia Renwick © Copyright January 2017.
All rights reserved. You may sell items made from this pattern but not the pattern. Please respect my design rights. 


  1. A lovely little pattern and it is so generous of you to offer this free. I will put it on my 'To make' list :-) Thank you.

  2. thank you so much for the pattern. your doll looks lovely in it

  3. Beautiful dress - I am looking forward to knitting it