Daisys hat

Note that first row is wrong side. Beginning with a P row. st-st 2 rows. Next row K1, (ym. K1) to end 21 sts. K 1 row. Next row (P2fog) to last St. P1 11 sts. Cast off. With right side outside, oversew cast on and cast off edges together. Catch the two sets of row ends together, but eave the petal tips row ends separated. There will be a small hole at centre of the daisy which will be covered by the centre piece. Using yellow cast on 8 sts and note that cast on row...

Basic Arms Bare Or With Sleeves

Begin at top edge and use yarn to match head colour throughout for bare arms, or use required sleeve colour for arms with sleeves. Cast on 16 sts. Mark centre of cast on edge with a coloured thread. Beginning with a P row. st-st 28 rows. For arms with sleeves, break off yarn and join on colour to match doll's head. St-st 10 more rows for both lypes of arm. Next row (P2tog) to end 8 sts B & T tightly. Join row ends of each arm, then turn right side out. Stuff arm to measure 8cm 3in around at...

Basic Body And Head Version B

Begin at lower edge of body and using colour required for lower body, cast on 34 sts. Mark centre of cast on edge with a coloured thread Beginning with a P row continue in st-st and work 3 rows. Note For the 'ml' abbreviation on the next row, refer to Special abbreviations on page 2. Next row K8. (ml. K1) twice, ml. K14. ml (K1. ml) twice. K8 40 sts. Next row K, to mark pos< tion for sewing on the pantalets. Break off yam and join on colour required for upper body Beginning with a K row,...

Lower Edge On The Bears Body

IBegn at lower edge of body and using white cast on 50 sts. Mark centre of cast on edge with a coloured thread. Note For the 'ml abbreviations which occur in the instructions which follow, refer to Special abbreviations on page 2. Next row K12. (ml. K1) twice. K22. (K1 ml) twice. K12 54 sts. Beginning with a P row. continue in st-st and work 3 rows. Note The P20 sts on the next row mark the position for sev ing on the legs later on. Next row K11, (ml, K1) 4 times. K2. P20 K2. (K1. ml) 4 times....

Pantalets

Teddy Bear Doll Imges

Begin at lower edge of leg and using white cast on 50 sts loosely. * 1 st row K2, (yrn. K2tog) to end. Beginning with a K row. continue in st-st and work 42 rows. Inc 1 st at each end of next and every following 4th row. until there are 56 sts. P 1 row, marking each end with a coloured thread. Cast off 3 sts at beginning of next 2 rows 50 sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next 2 rows 46 sts. St-st 30 rows. Shape waist Next row K1. (K2tog. K1) to end 31 sts. Cast off. Place the tv o pieces right...

Feather

Important note Use 4mm No 8, USA 5 knitting needles. Using light pink cast on 40 sts loosely. Note that first row is reside. 1st row K2, (K1, winding the yam round needle twice) to last 2 sts, K2. 2nd row P, dropping the extra loop on each wound-round' stitch. Repeat these two rows once more, then first row once. Cast off loosely, dropping the extra loop on each wound-round' stitch. With right side outside, fold the cast on and cast off edges in toward the centre of the strip so that they meet,...

Neck

Make a 14cm 5'< in single twisted white cord. Tie it in a bow around the bear's neck. Sew through bow to secure. Many wonderful novelty dolls were produced m the Victorian era and this continued into the twentieth century. One of the most popular was the upside-down or topsy-turvy, combining two dolls in one. In the past, these dolls were manufactured in many different materials, including cloth, ceramic, composition and celluloid. For my latest knitted versions. have designed three dolls in...

Basic Pantalets Long And Short Versions

Begin at lower edge of leg section and using colour required, cast on 34 sts. 1st row K2, yrn, K2tog to end. P the next 2 rows. Beginning with a P row. st-st 2 rows. K 1 row. Beginning with a K row. st-st 2 rows. P 1 row. Beginning with a P row continue in st-st and work 27 rows for long version, 13 rows for short version. Mark each end of last row with a coloured thread. Dec 1 st at each of next 3 rows 28 sts. St-st 17 rows. Next row lt K2, K2tog to end 21 sts Cast off loosely. Place the two...

Hair plait

Make three of the following pieces Note Use 4mm No 8. USA 5 knitting needles and tan yarn to match the hair. Cast on 38 sts. Noting that first row is wrong side, g-st 3 rows. Cast off. Place all three strips together, matching all the edges. Oversew all row ends together at one end of the strips. With right sides uppermost, plait the strips, keeping them as flat as possible. When plait is completed, oversew the row ends together as for the other row ends. Place the plait over top of doll's...