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Patterns for a Dolls Cloak, Bonnet and Top Petticoat E. M. Plain

Patterns for a Dolls Cloak, Bonnet and Top Petticoat

E. M. Plain

Published September 30th 2015
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35 pages
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These patterns were published in the late Victorian era as part of an advertising campaign for “Atlas Superfine Baby Wool”.For ease of use by modern day knitters, the patterns have been rewritten using modern terminology. Metric measurements andMoreThese patterns were published in the late Victorian era as part of an advertising campaign for “Atlas Superfine Baby Wool”.For ease of use by modern day knitters, the patterns have been rewritten using modern terminology. Metric measurements and detailed notes on making up the garments have also been added.The clothes are modelled on a modern La Newborn doll by Berengeur, but they are equally suited to most antique and reproduction dolls of between 13 to 15 inches in length.Measurements for the doll illustrated are as follows: -• around head: at widest point, 30cm (12”)• over head: from earlobe to earlobe, 22cm (8½”)• around the neck: 19cm (7½”)• around the chest: under the arms, 26cm (10½”)• around the waist: 27.5cm (11”)Requirements:Knitting Needles: 1 pair 3mm knitting needles (UK 11, US 2 or 3)Yarn: (50g is approximately 2 oz)Cloak: 150g, 4 ply woolBonnet: 50g, 4 ply woolTop Petticoat: 100g, 4 ply woolUK 4 ply = US 1 or Super Fine, Australian 3, German 3 fadig (4 ply is also called Fingering, Sock wool or Baby wool.)This pattern contains:• 6 photographs of the completed garments• notes on materials• notes on the knitting tension required• a list of the abbreviations used• notes on working the patterns• instructions for working the garments• illustrated notes on making up the garments• general notes on caring for woollen garments• illustrated instructions for working a single crochet chain