Pattern for 1:12th scale Steampunk mittens and cape

pattern for dolls clothes
© F H Powell 2016

To fit a 14 cm/5½-inch tall doll

Ability Level – Intermediate

The cape and mittens can be made for a Victorian era doll by omitting the lacing on the cape and the mittens.
Mittens – work rows 6-27 as plain stocking stitch, (no garter stitch border and sew up seam, reverse mittens, so left mitten below becomes the right mitten with the seam on the inside of the arm, this way the thumb holes remain in the correct places.
Cape – work as given in pattern, but instead of lacing, thread ribbon under the colour change at neck and tie a small bow, trim ribbons to length

Materials required: one pair size 19/1.00 mm knitting needles, 1 metre thin cord plus
Mittens – 12.5 metres main colour 1-ply yarn, 8 metres contrast colour 1-ply yarn for edging.
Cape – 25 metres 1-ply yarn in main colour, 15 metres contrast colour 1-ply yarn for edging,

Approximate finished sizes
Mittens –
¼-inch/0.75 cm x 1-inch/2.5 cm
Cape – neck to hem – 1¼-inches/3.5 cm, 4-inches/10 cm around hem

Tension/Gauge – this is not given as dolls vary in size, use measurements above as a guide to fit.

Note: This pattern was first published in Issue 222 of The Dolls House Magazine

Pattern price £1.25 (NOTE: EU VAT or other digital taxes will be added to price where applicable)


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