Knit Whimsy’s clothes and costumes

The book “Playful Little Knits” is Rachel Manring’s way of playing, now that she is an adult. With yarn and her knitting needles, she has designed “costumes and clothes for a simple sewn doll”. The “Whimsy” doll will be well dressed in 14 different outfits ranging from a baby onesie to a rabbit disguise.

Rachel walks you through making the nine inch doll step by step. She shows you how to transfer the pattern to the fabric, cut and stuff, sew, join the limbs and add the details. If you don’t sew, her recommendation is find someone who does. Have them make two dolls, one for you and one for them. You in turn will knit the outfits. Continue reading

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