I made this dress for my niece based on a pattern that I had when I was a teenager. While my daughter did receive some sweaters for her dolls, I was not confident enough in my stranded knitting at the time to tackle this pattern. As I was applying the last finishing touches, I needed to make a pompom for the top of the hat. I already have started on a couple of things for my niece. It was in Ann Arbor, in the wonderful Nickels Arcade.
She was an excellent knitter, and I had lots of time to observe her. Sew to each side of bag, to form strap. I only wish that more retailers would carry this. For a turtleneck, pick up stitches all around, knit for half an inch, and cast off. I was having lots of orthopedic surgery and unable to go to school.
In next row—Patt 28, cast off next 6 sts. Barbie dolls are an icon! She is such a cutie, and an appreciative recipient. All Barbie's like to have fun with their friends and the skating outfits for both boys and girls are excellent. I could not find any information on when they started producing Baby Ull. The colors are beautifully saturated, and vary from year to year. But then there is this: The pink and purple outfits are from last Fall, and the wedding dress and yellow turtle neck I sent with my husband when he went to visit them last weekend. Click to refer it to a friend! Crochet a chain 9 ins.
These were, and still are, my favorite baby sweaters, as I love the raglan sleeves. Any items made from patterns © to Beverly Qualheim may be sold, but please make one for charity too. I still remember the trips to that store, and have 2 sweaters that I knit with yarn from there. Knitting the outfits yourself may seem daunting; however, following the patterns will make it far easier. I am the only one who took to knitting and crocheting and sewing along with her. The knitting was very straight forward, I used some Baby Blatt yarn that was in my stash.
Now they are downright anorexic! My memory has always said 7. Row 10 wrong side : purl. If you have been reading my blog for a while, you might remember the amazing thank you drawings that I got in the past for Barbie clothes that I knit for her. I want to take a couple of posts to talk about some of the Christmas presents that I gave. Knitting patterns for dolls outfits Christmas will be a bright and happy day when she opens a box full of sweaters, hats, skirts and slacks for her doll. Barbie - Free Shrug Knitting Pattern.
My mother did some crocheting and knitting, but not much. I remember knitting slippers for family members, from 2 books that were a remnant of her one room schoolhouse teaching days I have those books, but they are packed away with all the kids books in the attic. Check out more great pages:. She also taught me to tie my shoes, and that was not as successful. How could I ever resist that smile? Work another mitten in same manner. I used Red Heart Baby yarn growing up for my Barbie Doll clothing business, and baby sweaters for friends.
Free Barbie Doll Clothes Knitting Patterns. My mother was of German heritage, and knit Continental. Free Barbie knitting patterns The Barbie patterns included always make ideal gifts. I was not interested in the stress of completing them, nor trying to decide what to make. That is how she taught me, except that she is left-handed and I am right -handed.
Knitting for dolls is a perfect way to give quality gifts and be frugal at the same time. I guess that I will have to modify the pattern next time. Notice, I marked the price on some of my more popular items. This is where I really honed my skills. Barbie Knit: Sweater, Tube Top, Purse, Bell Bottoms. I have used this yarn for shawls, socks, mittens, baby items, hats, and sweaters for babies and myself. Sew press fastener to front opening at waist, Jacket: Sew side and sleeve seams, Fold 6 sts.
Much to my surprise, when I put the dress on that would have fit the old Barbie like something Marilyn Monroe would have worn, it is now baggy. Both the evening blouse and evening gown are easy to make, and will ensure that Barbie is the belle of the ball. Of course, any color will do. Essentially you take a strip of cardboard the radius of your finished pompom size. Unlike the ones that are made today, they were fitted for the doll with elaborate decreases and increases to fit her distorted figure and small waist. More Barbie Clothes Knitting Patterns.
She then set me up in a craft cooperative, , of which I am still a part owner, one of the original I think. This is the only yarn that I refer to so often that I have purchased the color chart so that I am not dependent on the internet color renditions. So, I knit in a very unique way. Even then, it was always exciting to come home with some new yarn and ideas. If you think this doll is skinny, check out the model muse gals! Make a simple tube big enough to go around Barbie and long enough to be a gown, miniskirt, etc. In next row—With both needles, cast 6 sts. Get your own pair by ordering! I have this book that my mother bought.