Winter Butterfly is a winter hat and scarf set for American Girl dolls and other 18 inch dolls that have head measurements of approximately 10-11 inches.
The hat knitted in the two color slip stitch stitch. That stitch makes a real double sided fabric so your doll will be able to choose which side she likes the best to show off her new hat. The scarf is a really quick knit in garter stitch.
Advanced Intermediate difficulty level. You should know the standard stitches like k2tog, yo, slip stitch.
The sample was made using:
MC - Lion Brand Yarns Fishermen’s Wool, 100% wool, 80z/227gr/465yds/425m. color Natural.
CC - Red heart Boutique Unforgettable, 100% acrylic, 3.5oz/100 gr/280yds/256m, color Winery.
For hat: 2.5mm (US#1) two double pointed needles or one circular needle
For scarf: 2.5mm (US#1) single point needles
2.5mm (US#1) one double pointed auxiliary needle
12st x 9 rs = 1” (2.5cm) in Brioche stitch pattern measured without stretching, or
48 sts x 36 rs = 4” (10cm)
- row marker
- small stitch holder (to hold 10 sts)
- tapestry needle for sewing
Use any yarn and any size needles that will give you the required gauge, the gauge is very important, or the finished outfit will not fit your doll.