Pattern for 1:12th and 1:6th scale Christmas Dress

miniature knitted dresses
© F H Powell 2019

This was originally published as the 2019 Advent Calendar

NOTE – The SAME pattern is used for BOTH 1:12th or 1:6th scale only the materials change

Materials required

1:6th scale: 2.00 mm knitting needles (for Curvy Barbie you may prefer to use 2.50 or 2.75 mm knitting needles for overskirt), approximately 100 metres No 10 crochet cotton in main colour and 70 metres No 10 crochet cotton in contrast colour.
1:12th scale: 1.00 mm knitting needles, approximately ¼ x 5 g ball No 80 crochet cotton in each of two strongly contrasting colours, 15 cm length 2 mm wide ribbon (optional)

Ability Level: Intermediate to Experienced.

Finished measurements

1:6th scale
3.5 cm across waist, 12 cm across hem, 11.5 cm waist to hem. (Skirt for curvy Barbie knitted on larger needles 6 cm across waist, 15 cm across hem, 14.5 cm waist to hem.)
Belt: 25 cm long, 1 cm wide.
Dress: 5 cm across waist, 14 cm back neck to hem, 8.5 cm across hem

1:12th scale
2.5 cm across waist, 5.5 cm across hem, 6 cm waist to hem.
Belt: 15 cm long, 0.4 cm wide or alternatively use 2 mm ribbon if a thinner belt is required.
Dress: 2.5 cm across waist, 6.5 cm back neck to hem, 4.5 cm across hem

1:12th scale –
 Gauge is not given as most people will not be able to see the stitches to count them.
1:6th scale – worked over stocking stitch: 7 rows and 6 sts = 1 cm

miniature knitting
© F H Powell 2019

miniature knitting
© F H Powell 2019


Pattern price £3.25 (NOTE: EU VAT or other digital taxes will be added to price where applicable)


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