Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Chicks with Sticks - Knit doll sweater and crochet playset
Lion Brand® TiffanyTM
Pattern Number: BK4K0512004-K Barbie is ready to crochet! Pattern includes instructions for the knitted doll sweater as well as making the tiny crochet hook plus downloadable miniature yarn labels and project sheets that you can print on your own printer.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
Fits 11 1/2 inch [29.5 cm] fashion doll

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

260-100 Tiffany Yarn: White Crisp white
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
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Additional Materials
  1. Retaining ring from the lid from a milk jug
  2. Tiny basket (buy in floral section of a craft store)
  3. Optional: Jewelry 'jump ring' to hold the pattern sheets together

      GAUGE:
      20 stitches by 32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch (knit and purl alternate rows) with US #8 (5mm) needles
      Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

      NOTES:
      Product quantity used is small; this is a great project for using up left-over yarn. A single full skein of yarn will make at least 4 copies of this sweater


      INSTRUCTIONS



      SWEATER

      Body

      With A and size 8 needles, cast on 24 sts. Knit in
      stockinette (knit a row, purl a row) until piece measures 2 1/2
      inches. Bind off, leaving a tail of 8 inches.



      Sleeves

      Make 2

      Cast on 12 sts.

      Rows 1-24 Knit in St st.

      Bind off all stitches, leave 6 inch [15 cm] tail.



      FINISHING

      Sew front and back of sweater together to make a tube.

      Tie off securely, cut and wave in ends.

      CROCHET HOOK

      The tiny crochet hook was made from the ring that secures the
      milk jug lid (and that has to be removed when opening the
      jug). We used scissors to cut it to shape.
      KNITTING BASKET

      Purchased at Michael's: The Arts and Craft Store in the
      floral section.
      MINIATURE YARN BALLS

      Use any kind of lightweight yarn to create yarn ball and
      skeins. For these skeins, we unraveled about 4 feet of
      Lion Wool into its four separate strands, got them damp, ironed
      them to make them straight and then wrapped them into skeins.
      We made labels, cut them to size, wrapped them and secured them
      with tape. Click here
      to download the miniature Lion Brand labels to print on your color
      printer

      MINIATURE PROJECT SHEETS

      Click here to download the miniature Lion Brand
      project sheets to print on your color printer. After the sheet is printed cut the sheets carefully to size. To keep ours organized, we used a thumbtack to make a hole in the corner and put a jewelry jump ring through the hole to keep them together. We have also seen very tiny two-prong brads that could be used for this purpose.



      ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
      k = knit
      p = purl
      St st = Stockinette stitch
      st(s) = stitch(es)


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