Almondine Doll Set

Almondine Doll 9 Piece Set Part 1 of 9

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

MATERIALS

Dress:

3 ozs 3 ply Nursery Knitting yarn in Baby Sky

1 ¼ yards narrow ribbon

4 buttons

1 medium sized crochet hook

Bed Jacket:

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

Coat:

3 ozs 3 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Baby Sky

4 buttons

Bonnet:

1 oz 3 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Baby Sky

¾ yard ribbon ½ inch wide

Mittens:

1 oz 3 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Baby Sky

½ yard narrow ribbon

Shoes:

1 oz 3 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Baby Sky

2 small buttons

Petticoat:

2 ozs 2 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Snow

4 buttons

1 medium sized crochet hook

Vest:

1 oz 2 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Snow

1 medium sized crochet hook

Pilch:

1 oz 2 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Snow

1 medium sized crochet hook

KNITTING NEEDLES

Dress:

1 pair 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10

Bed Jacket:

1 pair 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10

Coat:

1 pair 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10

Bonnet:

1 pair 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10

Mittens:

1 pair each 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10 and 2.75 mm/UK 12/ US 2

Shoes:

1 pair 2.75 mm/UK 12/ US 2

Petticoat:

1 pair 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10

Vest:

1 pair 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10

Pilch:

1 pair each 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10 and 2.75 mm/UK 12/ US 2

MEASUREMENTS

Dress:

Length, shoulder to hem, 12 ½ inches. Width all round at underarm, 16 inches. Sleeve seam, 1 inch.

Bed Jacket:

Length, shoulder to hem, 6 inches. Width all round at underarm (after smocking), 16 ½ inches. Sleeve seam, 4 ½ inches.

Coat:

Length, shoulder to hem, 12 ½ inches. Width all round at underarm, 16 ½ inches. Sleeve seam (cuff turned back), 4 ½ inches.

Bonnet:

Width round front edge, 10 inches.

Mittens:

Width across hand, 2 inches.

Shoes:

Length of foot, 2 ¾ inches.

Petticoat:

Length, shoulder to hem, 9 inches. Width all round, unstretched, 11 inches.

Pilch (Panties):

Depth in centre front, 6 ½ Inches. Width round widest part, 16 inches.

TENSION

Dress:

7 ½ sts. to 1 inch

Bed Jacket:

7 ½ sts. to 1 inch

Coat:

7 ½ sts. to 1 inch

Bonnet:

7 ½ sts. to 1 inch

Mittens:

7 ½ sts. to 1 inch

Shoes:

8 ½ sts. to 1 inch

Petticoat:

8 sts. to 1 inch

Vest:

10 sts. to 1 inch (unstretched)

Pilch:

8 ½ sts. to 1 inch

ABBREVIATIONS

K. = knit; P. = purl; st. = stitch; st.st. = stocking stitch; tog. = together; yn. fwd. = yarn forward; sl. = slip; M. = make; ch. = chain; d.c. = double crochet; tr. = treble

Note – Work into back of all cast on stitches.

 

Almondine Doll 9 Piece Set Part 1 Dress

MATERIALS REQUIRED

Dress:

3 ozs 3 ply Nursery Knitting yarn in Baby Sky

1 ¼ yards narrow ribbon

4 buttons

1 pair knitting needles size 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10

1 medium sized crochet hook

 SUGGESTED YARN

 Morris Estate 4ply (Shown in Aegean)

Composition: 100% Australian Wool

Size: 50g ball

Recommended needle size: 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10

Tension: 28 st /36 rows over 10cm

MEASUREMENTS

Dress:

Length, shoulder to hem, 12 ½ inches. Width all round at underarm, 16 inches. Sleeve seam, 1 inch

TENSION

7½ sts. to 1 inch. 28 st /36 rows over 10cm

ABBREVIATIONS

K. = knit; P. = purl; st. = stitch; st.st. = stocking stitch; tog. = together; yn. fwd. = yarn forward; sl. = slip; M. = make; ch. = chain; d.c. = double crochet; tr. = treble

Note – Work into back of all cast on stitches

DRESS

FRONT

Cast on 111 stitches and work 4 rows in garter stitch (every row knit).

Continue in following pattern:

1st and 3rd rows: K. 1. * yn. fwd., K. 3, K. 3 tog., K. 3, yn. fwd., K. 1 * repeat * to * to end

2nd row: P

4th row: K

These 4 rows form the pattern. Continue in pattern until work measures 8 inches from cast on, ending on wrong side.

Decrease for waist thus: (K. 1, k. 2 tog.) 5 times, ( K. 2 tog.) 40 times, ( K. 2 tog., K. 1) 5 times, K. 1 (61 sts)

Next row: K

Next row: Make ribbon holes thus: * K. 1, yn.fwd., K. 2 tog. * repeat * to * to last st., K. 1

Next row: K

Continue in stocking stitch until work measures 1 ¾ inches from waist decreasing.

Shape Armholes:

Cast off 11 sts. at beginning of next 2 rows (39 sts).

Continue in st.st. on 39 sts. until armholes measure 2 ½ inches, measured straight up.

Shape neck:

Work 13 sts., cast off 13 sts., work to end.

Work in st.st. on last 13 sts. only, taking 2 tog. at neck edge on every row until 8 sts. remain. Cast off. Join yarn at centre to sts. left unworked and work to match other side.

BACK

Cast on 111 sts. Work exactly as given for front until ribbon holes have been worked. Make back opening: Work 30 sts., turn and work in st.st. on these sts. only until work measures 1 ¾ inches from waist decreasings, ending at side edge.

Shape Armhole:

Cast off 11 sts., work to end of row.

Continue on 19 sts. until armhole measures 3 inches, measured straight up, ending at centre back.

Shape Neck:

Cast off 9 sts., work to end of row.

Take 2 tog. at neck edge on next 2 rows. Cast off.

Join yarn at centre to sts. left unworked and work to match other side, casting off 10 sts. at neck instead of 9.

SLEEVES

Cast on 51 sts. Work 4 rows garter st. Work in pattern for 2 1/2 inches. Cast off.

TO MAKE UP

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

Sew up side and shoulder seams. Commencing at lower edge of sleeves, sew up seam for 1 inch. Sew sleeves into armholes, easing in fullness evenly on each side of shoulder seam to form a puff.

Using a crochet hook, work 1 row of holes round the neck thus: Commencing at right back edge, work 1 d.c. into first st. * 3 ch., 1 tr. into the 3rd st. from hook * repeat * to * all round. Now work the following picot edging ** 3 ch., 1 d.c. into first of these ch., 1 single crochet into the 2nd st. from hook ** repeat ** to ** all round.

Work 1 row d.c. down each side of back opening, working a 2nd row on right side, making 4 buttonhole loops at even distances.

Sew on buttons to match the button loops. Thread ribbon through holes at waist and neck.

Press seams.

 

Dollys Woollies Set

Dollys Woollies Set Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

 

Old English Knitting patterns for three vintage doll sets, including a lacy chevron layette. Bairns-Wear Booklet 85 England. 3 or 4 ply baby wool gives a soft drape. Needles required throughout: No. 9 knitting needles (3.50mm/US 4) No. 10 knitting needles (3.25mm/US 3). Crochet hook size 14 (2.00mm/US B-1 or 2 steel).

Layette for baby doll, length from shoulder 14 ½ inches

Set: Petticoat, vest, pilch

Layette Vest wool, 2ply

2oz Bairns-Wear Sweet Briar Lustre wool

Outdoor set for baby doll

Set: Matinee coat, bonnet

2ozs Bairns-Wear Sweet Briar Lustre wool 2ply

Outfit for 16 inch doll

Set: Dress, knickers, petticoat, vest

1oz Bairns-Wear Shetland wool

Vest in Layette vest wool 2ply

Dress for 20 inch doll

Bairns-Wear Sweet Briar Lustre wool 2ply

Soft embroidery cotton or silk in blue, pink and green

Stitches used: lazy daisy, French knots, arrow heads

3/4 yard ribbon

SUGGESTED YARN

Jamesons Shetland Spindrift 100% wool. Shown in Anemone. Sea and cottage, old days.

Patons Smiles 100% wool. Shown in Pale Blue. Modern, tender wool.

Dollys Woollies Free PDF on The Old Yarn Website