Light & Lacy-CH for 14" Helen Kish Chrysalis Dolls by Becky Colvin

Light & Lacy-CH for 14" Helen Kish Chrysalis Dolls

by Becky Colvin
Knitting
June 2010
Thread ?
23 stitches and 36 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette with size 000 needles
US 000 - 1.5 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1.75 mm
0 yards (0 m)
fits 14" Chrysalis dolls by Helen Kish
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This simple lace top is a great summery choice, with a lacy skirt & eyelets at the waistline and edging the bodice. If you’ve never had experience knitting lace, this is a good first project. You will quickly recognize & even memorize the simple repeated pattern, which creates the “vine lace” design.

You can choose to finish the top with crocheted ties or shoulder straps, and for variety, weave satin ribbon through the eyelets of the top and finish with a bow.

The items may fit a variety of 14 inch dolls, but they are specifically fitted to Helen Kish’s 14” Chrysalis dolls like Lark, Song, Piper, and Wren.

Supplies

  • Lightweight crochet cotton (US size 10). I used Caron’s Grandma’s Best & DMC Traditions. I have also used laceweight yarn, such as “Shadow” from knitpicks.com
  • Knitting Needles sized 000 and 0 (1.5 & 2 mm)
  • yarn needle
  • Crochet hook, US size 10 (around 1.15-1.5 mm)

Gauge
* With size 000 needles in stockinette stitch, 23 stitches & 33-36 rows in a 2 x 2 inch (5.1 cm) square.