Although cable needles designed for miniature knitting are available, they are not easy to find. The easiest and most commonly available substitute is a tapestry needle.
Mistakes No matter how experienced you are mistakes will happen. If a mistake does occur,
Pattern for two knitting bags, with contents, designed to go in a dolls house. The plain knitting bag is suitable for a beginner and the other for slightly more experienced beginner/intermediate knitter.
Getting started The one thing I would stress, is no matter how experienced you are in human sized knitting or crochet (even using small 2.00 mm knitting or crochet hooks), keep things as simple as possible and start with a really simple pattern.
Note: This article assumes that you can knit or crochet larger ‘human sized’ items
The latest issue of Dolls House and Miniature Scene (276 May 2017) is now on sale in the UK, this magazine contains our latest pattern for
Pattern compises: 1:12th scale skating dress, panties, muff and hood To fit a 14 cm/5½-inch tall doll Ability Level – Intermediate NOTE: short rows are worked on the hood, but if you follow the instructions and turn the work when instructed, you will find these are not complicated
To fit a 29-30 cm/11-½ to 12-inch tall doll such as Barbie The jumper will fit a standard, tall or Curvy Barbie with no alteration of pattern required Ability Level: Intermediate
Further to customer requests I have done some experiementing with the new Curvy Barbie doll. Unfortunately the arm of the doll is bent, and in this position does not lend itself to easy dressing, especially on tighter fits!
Update Sunday afternoon: This offer has been extended until Monday night due to unforeseen problems experienced on Ravelry this morning. This pattern offer is only valid until Monday and expires at midnight (UK local time) on Monday 13th February 2017, when the price will revert to pre-offer price.