Dickensian Dolls by Sarah Ivinson

Dickensian Dolls

September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 2 - 2.75 mm
3100 yards (2835 m)
5" tall and 3.5" wide
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Re-create one of Charles Dickens’s best-known stories with tiny knitted figures. The Dickensian Dolls all use the same pattern for the body, with individualized robes to give them character.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 5” tall and 3.5” wide.

Yarn Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun Fingering (100% wool): #123 saddle tan (A), #N91 aran (B), #740 snow (C), #601 pepper (D), #N25 enchanted forest (E), #N03 grey heather (F), #136 chocolate kisses (G), #750 toffee bar (H), #125 goldenrod (I), and #156 Irish shamrock (J), 1 ball each.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Size C/2 (2.75 mm) crochet hook; stitch holders; 1 skein each of yellow, pink, and green embroidery floss; 1 spool of .5 mm floristry wire; small quantity of toy stuffing; tapestry needle; sewing needle.

Gauge 32 sts and 45 rows = 4” in St st.

Note Because these dolls contain small pieces and wires to help them stand up, they are meant to be decorative items only; they’re not suitable for children.