Little Skeleton Doll by Claire Fairall Designs

Little Skeleton Doll

September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
3.0 mm
Doll size-14cm /5.5”
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This little Skeleton doll is too cute to be scary! He (or she) would make a great Halloween decoration or gift.

Little Skeleton doll is knitted flat and seamed. Basic increases and decreases are used for shaping.

The “Bones” are simple crochet chains- although a similar effect can be obtained with wool embroidery.

Safety eyes are used – I also give full instructions for making embroidered eyes.

The pumpkin is sewn to the dolls leg to enable him to stand un-aided.

Doll size-14cm /5.5”

Needle size
2.75m mm (UK12/US2) and 3.5mm (UK 10 /US 4)
Plus 3mm (UK11/US. C/2) Crochet hook for “Bones”
Tension - 20sts x 26 rows = 10cm (4”) Square

Recommended yarn: - Paint box yarns Simply DK
Or Stylecraft Special Knit DK

You will need-
10g Black DK Yarn
and small amounts of –
White, orange and green yarn.

Toy stuffing
2x 8mm safety eyes