sleepy dolls knitting pattern


These friendly little dolls would be a great toy for a toddler or a snugly bedtime buddy for an older child. The dolls are floppy in a pleasing way and the whimsical stocking caps can be  either striped or solid.

For best results, felt the dolls until no visible stitches remain. To be sure the yarn you are using felts, make a test swatch and felt it thoroughly. 

This is a pdf pattern which you will receive immediately after payment. 

US10½/6.5mm  double-pointed knitting needles, or size needed to achieve gauge
US 3/2.75mm double-pointed needles (dpns), or size needed to achieve gauge
Sharp scissors
Tapestry needle, embroidery needle, large needle
Dishpan and dish soap

Worsted-weight wool yarn: 
The dolls pictured are  knit in Cascade 220, color #9499.  Girl’s clothes #8892 and boy’s clothes: Red #2413 and Yellow #7827  
Embroidery floss
Black or dark brown for eyes
Red or pink for mouth
Thin yarn, fingering or DK weight, for hair
Wool for stuffing

finished size
With hat, 18” tall and 9” wide at arms

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