Dolores #11 Harry Bollasockyarn by Franklin Habit

Dolores #11 Harry Bollasockyarn

July 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Twisted stockinette
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
137 - 274 yards (125 - 251 m)
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Every Holmes needs a Watson; every Wilma, a Betty; every Calamity, a Jane. Dolores is a dreamer, and she dreams big. But even she can’t do it all on her own—and so there’s Harry. Harry was just an innocent ball of yarn when he rolled into Dolores’ orbit. And he’s still pretty innocent, even after having been roped into serving over the years as a tour band roadie, a cabaret back-up dancer, a theatrical protegée, and even a lure for the Queen of England’s corgies. He faces every challenge with optimism and an open heart…and somehow always comes out on top. His poetry, his thoughts on life, and his ongoing search for the Yarn Pixies are shared with the world through his Twitter feed, @yarnpoetharry.

Bring a little of this optimism into your own life with our Harry Bollasockyarn doll kit. It includes everything you need to make him and his wardrobe except a bit of polyfill stuffing and the suggested (but optional) weights to keep him popping up again after life knocks him down. There’s a wardrobe of four custom ball bands (including everyday, formal, Hawaiian, and winter looks); and patterns for a bow tie, stylish scarf, and his poet’s ensemble of turtleneck and beret. Note: Harry Bollasockyarn Kit does not include Dolores doll.

Finished Measurements:
Harry — 6” tall; 10½“ circumference
Sweater — 3” before folding over turtleneck; 10” circumference
Hat — 9 ½” circumference
Scarf — 15½ long: tassels are approx. 1¼“ long
Bowtie — 9½” circumference

Yarn Requirements: Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK (100% Extra Fine Superwash Merino Wool; 50g/137yds) 1 ball each #17 Colonial

Blue and #03 Black

Needles: US 3 (3.25mm) DPNs ➤ Shop Knitting Needles

Gauge: 25 sts and 36 rnds = 4” in stockinette stitch