Tilda Doll Sarah by Claire Fairall Designs

Tilda Doll Sarah

June 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
24cm /9.5” tall
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Sarah loves to soak up the sun, today she is ready for a day at the beach.
With her Sunhat, towel and beach bag she just needs to find a sheltered spot in which to relax.

Tilda Doll Sarah is knitted flat. She is worked from the head down and the stitches are divided to form the legs. Her arms are knitted separately and are sewn on.

I have included a photo tutorial to show you an easy way to apply Tilde style hair.

This pattern is suitable for confident beginners-

The doll and her accessories use basic shaping. I also explain the SSK stitch for those who may not be familiar with it.

Tilda Sarah is suitable both as a decorative item and as a toy for children to enjoy- If you are making Sarah as a gift for a child, for safety reasons, please make sure you use good quality safety eyes or embroider them as shown in the instructions.

Size- 24cm /9.5” tall

Check the recommended needle size for your yarn and use a needle 1 size smaller.
This will give a close textured stocking stitch which will hold its shape well when stuffed

Needle size 3.5mm (UK 10 /US 4) and 4mm (UK 8 /US 6)
Tension - 20sts x 26 rows = 10cm (4”) st.st. Square

Recommended yarn: -Paint Box Yarns Simply DK

You will need-
107 Vanilla Cream -Skin
109 Soft fudge -Hair
128 Lime Green-MC
117 Mandarin Orange-AC
Sewing up needle
Toy stuffing