Time For Bed Jesse and Josie Dolls by Claire Fairall Designs

Time For Bed Jesse and Josie Dolls

March 2016
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
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Jesse and Josie will have a sleepy bedtime with theses traditional stripy pyjamas, a snuggly soft Bathrobe with matching slippers and a Teddy to cuddle.

This 12-page pattern includes clear instructions with photo tutorials to make both Jesse and Josie dolls, their Time for Bed outfits and their teddy bear.

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

The Clothes
The pyjamas are knitted edge to edge using simple stripes and basic shaping.
The bathrobe has a shawl collar with a tie belt and matching slippers.

Jesse and Josie are 38cm (15” high) making them just the right size for playtime and snuggles.

Needle size 3.5mm (UK 10 /US 3) for dolls
3mm (UK11-US2) and 4mm (UK 8 /US 6) for clothes
5mm (UK11-US2) for Bathrobes and Teddy

Tension using 3.5mm needles and DK yarn-
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.
Bathrobe and Teddy Sirdar- Snuggly Snowflake Chunky,

You will also need-
3x5mm buttons for each set of Pyjamas
Stitch holder
Hi loft polyester toy stuffing