In this post, I will tell you how to make Thomas’ first outfit. The clothes can be used for all the dolls I will be talking about.
I hope you will like them.
This is how I left Thomas Doll a while ago after having filled him:
Thomas Doll’s garter stitch outfit
Garter stitch trousers
Leg (make 2)
- * Begin at the lower end and cast on 26 sts.
- G-st 12 rows *.
- Break off yarn and leave a long end.
- Transfer the sts to a spare needle.
- Work the second leg the same way from * to *.
- K across the sts on the needle and across those on the spare needle, knitting the last st of the one leg together with the first st of the second leg (51 sts).
- G-st 7 rows.
- (K1, K2tog) to end (34 sts).
- G-st 2 rows.
- Cast off leaving a long end.
- Join the back seem back seem and one leg with the long end you have from casting off.
- Join the second leg with the other long end you left.
- Sew the top of the trousers to the first row of the jumper of the doll.
Garter stitch cape
- Beginning at the bottom, cast on 34 sts.
- G-st 6 rows.
- (K2, K2tog) x8, K2 (26 sts).
- G-st 3 rows.
- (K1, K2tog) x8, K2 (18 sts).
- Cast off but don’t cut the yarn.
- Transfer last st to a crochet hook and make a chain of 25 sts, then cut off the yarn and pull through loop.
- Crochet a chain of 25 sts on the other top side of the cape.
- Using a tapestry needle, weave in all the loose ends and cut them off.
- Cut the loose ends of both chains.
- Tie the cape around the neck.
Garter stitch hat
- Begin at the lower end and cast on 35 sts.
- G-st 10 rows.
- (K2, K2tog) x8, K3 (27 sts).
- G-st 1 row.
- (K1, K2tog) to end (18 sts).
- G-st 1 row.
- K1, K2tog x8, K1 (10 sts).
- BOPT leaving a very long thread.
- Close the hat with mattress stich.
- Do not cut off the yarn but use it to sew the hat to the head at the last row in skin colour.
And this is Thomas with his clothes on:
In a next post I’ll be showing you how to give Thomas some hair.