Summer Josie Doll by Claire Fairall Designs

Summer Josie Doll

Knitting
April 2018
King Cole Big Value Chunky
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
38cm / 15”
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Josie is wearing her new Summer dress- she loves the matching cardigan which keeps her warm when the sun goes in.

Josie’s summer dress set includes-
A simple top down dress which is knitted flat. Her dress is fastened with a back button, and the skirt is edged with garter stitch. And a matching Cardigan.
Under her dress she has little white knickers and her red Mary-Jane shoes with pearly buttons finish her summer Dress Outfit

Josie Doll-
Josie is knitted with head, body, legs and feet worked as one piece, there is a centre back seam from the crown of her head to the start of her legs. Josie’s legs have a seam on the inner side and her feet have a seam along the middle of the sole. Her arms and hands are knitted as one piece and sewn into place after stuffing.

Size (approx.) 38cm / 15”
Needle size 3.5mm (UK 10 /US 3) for doll
3mm (UK11-US2) and 4mm (UK 8 /US 6) for clothes

Tension using 3.5mm needles-
20sts x 26 rows = 10cm (4”) st.st. Square

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
8x Stitch markers
Hi loft polyester toy stuffing
2 x pearly shoe buttons
2 x 5mm dress buttons