Ben & Buddy by Susan B. Anderson

Ben & Buddy

August 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
9½" [24 cm] tall when standing, 6½" [16.5 cm] body circumference, 3" [7.5 cm] arm length, and 4½" [11.5 cm] leg length
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Errata available:

1 skein each:
Carrie’s Yellow 125 (doll)
Egret 101 (doll and sweater)
Pea Coat 110 (doll)
Iceland 153 (doll and sweater)
Twig 119 (doll and puppy)
Winesap 133 (hat, sweater and leash)
River 107 (pants)

double-pointed needles in size US 3 3.25mm
for sweater:
double-pointed needles in size US 5 3.75mm

6½ sts = 1” 2.5 cm inch in stockinette stitch
for sweater:
5½ sts = 1” 2.5 cm inch in stockinette stitch

As soon as the knit patterns for the girl dolls—Mary, Millie & Morgan—were released, it was a matter of moments before I was being asked if there would be a boy doll. Of course I said yes! As the mother of two boys and two girls, I know the importance of having dolls for everyone. By adding a boy doll to the mix the imaginative play expands by leaps and bounds. With this in mind, I am proud to present Ben and his lovable pup, Buddy.
Pattern includes instructions for boy doll, hat, sweater, pants, dog, and leash.

skills required
working in the round, long-tail cast on, increasing, decreasing, kitchener stitch/grafting, backward loop cast on, working on dpns, i-cord, picking up sts, duplicate stitch, whipstitch.
Tutorial links and written instructions provided for various techniques.

Fixed in the pdf and printed book already:
Rnd 4:
N1 and N2: (k2, k2tog) repeat on each needle.

June 11, 2015:
Place the stitches back on the needles for the arm, all is correct. The next round should read:
The directions for the next round, however, which is a decrease round, should say:
N1 and N2: Knit; N3: K3, k2tog, k2tog (2 sts dec’d) - 5 sts per needle, 15 sts remain.