#14 Day of the Dead Doll by Kate Williams
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#14 Day of the Dead Doll

May 2006
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
863 yards (789 m)
This pattern is available for download for $4.00.

Knit.1 Summer 2006 #14
design by Kate Williams
SKU: K1SU06_14 (902)

Archived FREE pattern link (which may contain errors) from original publishing: https://web.archive.org/web/20111117121943/http://www.knit1mag.com/patterns/2007/fall/dayofthedead.pdf

Archived errata link here:

From Knit.1
Kate Williams’s Day of the Dead dolls are a folk-art representation of the surrealism Frida Kahlo practiced so artfully. No matter the size, each doll is knit in two pieces with “Wool-Ease,” embroidered on the front, then stuffed, sewn together and topped with knotted braids in “Lamé.”


Wool-Ease by Lion Brand, 3oz/85g balls, each approx 197yd/180m (acrylic/wool)
1 ball each:
#158 Buttercup
#100 White
#102 Ranch Red
#153 Black

Lamé Lion Brand, ½oz/19g balls, each approx 75yd/67m (rayon/metalized polyester)
1 ball in #153 Black

One pair size 8 (5mm) knitting needles
Tapestry needle

Instructions available for large size doll only.

• Small 7” x 4½”/18 x 11.5cm
• Medium 9½” x 7”/24 x 18cm
• Large 13” x 8½”/33 x 21.5cm

Note: Knit.1 Free Extras are no longer available.