Almondine Bed Jacket

Almondine Doll Bed Jacket Part 2 of 9

Free Knitting Pattern For Large 20″ to 22″ Dolls Vintage

Part 1 The Dress




2 ozs 3 ply Nursery Knitting yarn in Baby Sky

Small ball of Nursery Knitting yarn in Snow

1 ½ yard narrow ribbon

1 medium sized crochet hook

1 pair 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10


7 ½ stitches to 1 inch. Check this and your doll’s measurements against the yarn and needles you choose.


Lion Brand Collection® Superwash Merino 100% wool. Shown in Spring Leaf. Needles (4.00mm)

Lion Brand Bonbons – Bonbons® Nature Palette – 640 Cotton: Green, dusty rose, palest lavender, purple, chocolate brown, tan, lightest yellow, and cream. 10gms per ball. Needles (3.50 mm)


Cast on 157 sts. Work in garter st. for 4 rows. Continue in pattern as follows:

1st and 3rd rows: Slip 1, K. 3 * yn. fwd., K. 3, K. 3 tog., K. 3 yrn. fwd., K. 1 * repeat * to * to last 3 sts., K. 3

2nd row: Sl. 1, K. 2, P. to last 3 sts., K. 3

4th row: Sl. 1, K. to end. Repeat last 4 rows once

9th row: Sl. 1, K. to end

10th row: Sl. 1, K. 2, P. to last 3 sts., K. 3

Repeat 9th and 10th rows until work measures 3 inches from cast on, ending on a K. row.

Shape armholes and divide work:

Next row: Sl. 1, K. 2, P. 29, cast off 15 sts., counting st. on the right-hand pin, P. 63, cast off 15 sts., P. to last 3 sts., K. 3.

Commence ribbing for smocked yoke. Work on last 32 sts. for right front as follows:

1st row: Sl. 1, K. 2 * P. 2, K. 1 * repeat * to * to last 2 sts., P. 2

2nd row: K. 2 * P. 1, K. 2 * repeat * to * to last 3 sts., K. 3

Repeat the 1st and 2nd rows for 3 inches. Cast off.

Join yarn at needle point and work across the next 63 sts. Thus:

1st row: * K. 1, P. 2 * repeat * to * to end

2nd row: * K. 2, P. 1 * repeat * to * to end


Repeat last 2 rows for 3 inches. Cast off.


Work on remaining 32 sts. as follows:

1 st row: * P. 2, K. 1. * repeat * to * to last 5 sts., P. 2, K. 3.

2nd row: Sl, 1, K. 2 * K. 2, P. 1 * repeat * to * to last 2 sts. K. 2.

Repeat last 2 rows for 3 inches. Cast off.


Cast on 51 sts. and work 4 rows in garter st.

Repeat the 4 pattern rows of frock twice.

Next row: * K. 6, K. 2 tog. * repeat * to * to last 3 sts., K. 3 (45 sts.).

Continue in until work measures 41/2 inches from cast on.

Cast off 7 sts. at beginning of next 2 rows.

Take 2 tog. at each end of every row until 21 sts. remain. Castoff.


Press work carefully on wrong side with hot iron over damp cloth.

Work the smocking on 2 fronts and back as follows

Using Blue yarn, catch tog. with 2 back sts. the 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 5th and 6th ribs, etc., Leave 3 rows plain.

In next row the alternate sts. are caught tog., i.e., catch tog. the 2nd and 3rd, 4th and 5th, etc., Repeat this until the whole of the ribbed yoke is smocked.

Sew up shoulder seams for about 1¼ inches. Sew up sleeve seams. Sew sleeves into armholes.

Work 1 row of d.c. round neck, working 1 d.c. into each st. of knitting.

On next row make a row of holes for ribbon thus :-1 tr.* 2 ch., 1 tr. into the 2nd st. from hook. * Repeat * to * all round. Thread ribbon through holes and finish in a bow at front. Press seams.




Halloween Bunting

Spooky Halloween Bunting Free Crochet Pattern

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Early Halloween crocheting. Hang your cobwebs now. (I must say I rarely use my straw broom for sweeping cobwebs) Free silken charmed crochet Pattern from Darn Good Yarns to drape across the fireplace. Easy on the hook.

Yarn Required: 2 Skeins DGY Recycled Silk Yarn Lux Adventure

• US J/10 (6 mm) UK 4
• US K/10.5 (6.5 mm) UK 3

Finished Dimensions:
• Finished Bunting Length: Final piece measures 56”
• Finished Bobble Garland Length: Final piece measures 96”
• Finished Bunting Triangle Size : Roughly 4 ¼” tall by 5 ¼” wide (at the widest point). The 5 ¼” edge is the top of the triangle. This is also the SC row.


Recycled Silk Yarn Lux Adventure

Shown in Irish Hills

Spooky Chic Bunting PDF