Tilda Doll - Milly by Claire Fairall Designs

Tilda Doll - Milly

May 2016
King Cole Big Value Chunky
DK (11 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
109 - 219 yards (100 - 200 m)
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I was inspired to create a knitted Tilda doll after discovering sewn versions. I love the simplicity of this classic doll design.

My version of Tilda doll is knitted in the round on double pointed needles, from the top down; (Head, body and arms all in one piece).Her legs are each knitted from the foot up and sewn onto the body.

Milly wears a shaker style pinafore dress and Mary-Jane shoes. Her simple white long sleeve top is knitted in one piece with the body and arms.

A full photo tutorial guides you through creating her traditional Tilda hair style. I have adapted the usual way of adding hair to a Tilde doll, into a child safe method which will work with a knitted doll.

You will receive an 8 page pattern with extra tips and information to help you create a beautiful doll.

Milly stands 60cm tall

Flesh Tone- 40g
White -20g
Pinafore dress- 50g
Black- 8g
Hair - 50g

You will also need-
Good quality toy stuffing - 100g
2 small buttons.