Holiday Doll

Holiday Doll

This doll is a SUPER QUICK knit, making it a perfect last minute Holiday gift!!! Enjoy!

Materials:
Size 5 dpns
Patons Brilliant- Radiant Red
Classic Elite Premier- White
Rowan Handknit Cotton- Lightish Blue and small amount of Black
Cardboard circle cut to 2.5″ diameter (for base stability)
Yarn needle
Polyfil stuffing stuff

Pattern:
CO 6 and divide between 3 dpns
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11- Knit all sts
Row 2- Kfb around (12 sts)
Row 4- (kfb, k1) around (18 sts)
Row 6- (kfb, k1) around (27 sts)
Row 8- (kfb, k2) around (36 sts)
Row 10- (kfb, k1) around (54 sts)
Row 12- (kfb, k16) around (60 sts)
Row 13-27- K
AT THIS POINT, PLACE THE CARDBOARD CIRCLE IN THE BASE
Row 28- (k2tog, k16, k2tog) around (54 sts)
Row 29- (k2tog, k14, k2tog) around (48 sts)
Row 30- (k2tog, k12, k2tog) around (42 sts)
Row 31- (k2tog, k10, k2tog) around (36 sts)
Row 32- (k2tog, k8, k2tog) around (30 sts)
Row 33-40- K
STUFF THE BODY AND SWITCH TO THE SKIN COLOR
Row 41-43- K
Row 44- (k2tog, k6, k2tog) around (24 sts)
Row 45- K2 tog around (12 sts)
Row 46-48- K
Row 49- Kfb around (24 sts)
Row 50- K
Row 51- (kfb, k1) around (36 sts)
Row 52-56- K
Row 57- K2tog around (18 sts)
STUFF NECK AND HEAD
Row 58-K2tog around (9 sts)
Break yarn and draw through remaining stitches. Fasten securely.

HAIR-
You can pretty much do the hair however you prefer. This was the first time I’d done doll hair like this, and I dont really recommend it. I wrapped the yarn around a small book several times, and broke the yarn. I cut the ends on each side (the “loops”) and sewed right down the middle to attach it to the dolls head.

FACIAL FEATURES-
Again, this is something you can do however you prefer.

ARMS-
CO 6 sts. Using I-cord method, work until piece measures 3 inches, or to your desired length. Cut yarn and draw through remaining sts, fastening securely. Attach them to the dolls body just above the dress/skin line.

One thought on “Holiday Doll

  1. this is so cute! have you thought of converting the pattern’s directions for straight needles? i’d love to knit this but i wouldn’t know what to do with dpn’s if you threw them at me

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