Winter Jesse Doll by Claire Fairall Designs

Winter Jesse Doll

November 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
To fit Jesse or Josie doll Size-38cm / 15” tall
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Jesse is so pleased with his Snowman Christmas Sweater; he wants to wear it all the time!

The Snowman motif is worked as charted Intarsia- alternatively it could easily be added using the Swiss darning technique. Black yarn is embroidered on afterwards to create the eyes, nose and buttons.

Jessie’s outfit is completed with a pair of trousers and shoes.

Jessie is knitted with head, body, legs and feet worked as one piece, there is a centre back seam from the crown of his head to the start of his legs. Jessie’s legs have a seam on the inner side and his feet have a seam along the middle of the sole. His 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 dolls
3mm (UK11-US2) and 4mm (UK 8 /US 6) for clothes
Tension using 3.5mm needles-
20sts x 26 rows = 10cm (4”) 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
Hi loft polyester toy stuffing