Jesse and Josie Dolls - Go Exploring by Claire Fairall Designs
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Jesse and Josie Dolls - Go Exploring

Knitting
February 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
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Jesse and Josie are dressed and ready to go exploring. They even have a rucksack!

I created Jesse and Josie as imaginative playmates for boys and girls, their clothes are designed for small hands to easily dress them and play with them.

This 14-page patterns contains line by line clear instructions for you to make-

Jesse and Josie dolls- with photo tutorials to help you add the hair and features.

Explorers clothes
Jacket with moss stitch detail and pockets
Body warmer with moss stitch detail at hems and armholes.
Trousers with patch pockets on the back
Hat (knitted flat)
Walking boots
Jumper with mock cable detail
Plain jumper
Rucksack

Dolls
Jessie and Josie’s head, body, legs and feet are knitted from the top down as one flat piece; there is a centre back seam from the crown of the head to the start of the legs. The legs have a seam on the inner side and the feet have a seam along the middle of the sole. The arms and hands are knitted in one piece and sewn into place after stuffing

Size of dolls- 38cm /15” tall

Knitting needles:
4mm (UK8-US6), 3mm (UK11-US2) for clothes ribbing

Yardage
Body-80g DK/Light worsted
Hair – 50g Chunky /Bulky
Clothes –Between 15g -30g per garment DK/ Light worsted

Recommended yarns-
Doll-Paintbox Yarns Simply DK, Vanilla Cream 107
Hair-King Cole Big Value Chunky – Sahara
Dolls clothes-Paintbox Yarns Simply DK, or any DK/ Light Worsted weight yarn.

You will also need-
Stitch holder
Hi loft polyester toy stuffing

All the garments are knitted flat and are suitable for a confident beginner or intermediate knitters.