Topsy Turvy Doll

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Topsy Turvy Doll

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This sweet little doll has a special surprise - flip her over to find out she's two dolls in one! Shown in Bernat Satin.

Single Size
Approx 10 ins [25.5 cm] tall.
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The materials for this project cost $35.67

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  • Single Size

Approx 10 ins [25.5 cm] tall.

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Contrast A

Satin | Camel, 04010Edit Color
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Contrast B

Satin | Sable, 04011Edit Color
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Contrast C

Satin | Rouge, 04531Edit Color
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Contrast D

Satin | Fern, 04222Edit Color
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Contrast E

Satin | Snow, 04005Edit Color
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Contrast F

Satin | Amber, 04521 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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Contrast G

Satin | Mocha, 04013Edit Color
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Contrast H

Satin | Crimson, 04705Edit Color
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Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 5/3.75mm
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing.

The materials for this project cost $35.67

Abbreviations

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

MB = [(K1. yfwd) twice. K1] all in next stitch. 5 sts. Turn. P5. Turn. ssk. K1. K2tog. Turn. P3. Turn. Sl1. K2tog. psso. 1 stitch remains. Bobble complete.

rnd(s) = round(s)

Rnd = Round

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 10 ins [25.5 cm] tall.

MATERIALS

Bernat Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
Contrast A Camel (04010) 1
Contrast B Sable (04011) 1
Contrast C Rouge (04531) 1
Contrast D Fern (04222) 1
Contrast E Snow (04005) 1
Contrast F Amber () 1
Contrast G Mocha (04013) 1
Contrast H Crimson (04705) 1
Set of four size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) double-pointed knitting needles. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stuffing.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Head A
With double-pointed needles and A, cast on 4 sts.
1st rnd:Inc 1 st in each st across. 8 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles as: (3, 3, 2) sts. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
2nd and alt rnds:Knit.
3rd rnd:Inc 1 st in each st across. 16 sts.
5th rnd:(K1. Inc 1 st in next st) 8 times. 24 sts.
7th rnd:(K2. Inc 1 st in next st) 8 times. 32 sts.
9th rnd:(K3. Inc 1 st in next st) 8 times. 40 sts. Place marker at end of rnd.
Knit even in rnds until work from marked row measures 1½ ins [4 cm].
Shape shoulders: 1st rnd:(K6. K2tog) 5 times. 35 sts.
2nd rnd:Knit.
3rd rnd:(K5. K2tog) 5 times. 30 sts.
4th rnd:Knit.
Body: 1st rnd:(Inc 1 st in next st. K4) 6 times. 36 sts.
2nd rnd:Knit.
3rd rnd:(Inc 1 st in next st. K5) 6 times. 42 sts. Place marker at end of rnd. Break A.
With C, knit even in rnds until work from marked rnd measures 2 ins [5 cm]. Break C.
With D, knit in rnds until work from marked rnd measures 4 ins [10 cm]. Break D.
Change to B and proceed as follows:
Shape shoulders: 1st rnd:(K2tog. K5) 6 times. 36 sts.
2nd rnd:Knit.
3rd rnd:(K2tog. K4) 6 times. 30 sts. Place marker at end of rnd.
4th rnd:Knit.
Head: 1st rnd:(Inc 1 st in next st. K5) 5 times. 35 sts.
2nd rnd:Knit.
3rd rnd:(Inc 1 st in next st. K6) 5 times. 40 sts. Place marker at end of row.
Knit even in rnds until work from marked row measures 1½ ins [4 cm].
Stuff Body.
Shape Top of Head: 1st rnd:(K3. K2tog) 8 times. 32 sts.
2nd and alt rnds:Knit.
3rd rnd:(K2. K2tog) 8 times. 24 sts.
5th rnd:(K1. K2tog) 8 times. 16 sts.
7th rnd:(K2tog) 8 times. 8 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end.
Thread yarn through rem sts. Draw up and fasten securely.
Arms (make 2 using C as Color 1 and A as Color 2; make 2 using D as Color 1 and B as Color 2).
With double-pointed needles and Color 1, cast on 14 sts. Divide onto 3 needles (5, 5, 4) sts. Join in rnd.
Place marker on first st.
Knit in rnds until work from beg measures 2¼ ins [5.5 cm]. Break Color 1.
With Color 2, knit 4 rnds.
Next rnd:(K2tog) 7 times.
Break yarn, leaving a long end.
Thread through rem sts. Draw up and fasten securely.
Stuff arms. Sew cast on edge to Body just below the neck as shown in picture.
Hair (make 1 each with F and G).
With pair of needles, cast on 15 sts.
1st row:(WS). Cast off 4 sts. Knit to last 3 sts. Turn.
2nd row:K8.
3rd row:[(K1. P1. K1) in next st] twice. K3. Turn.
4th to 6th rows:Knit to end of row.
Rep last 6 rows 11 times more. Cast off knitwise. Break yarn leaving a long end. Thread along side of Hair.
Draw up tightly and fasten securely for top of head. Sew cast on and cast off edges tog for center back seam.
Sew Hair to Head as shown in picture.
Braid:(make 2 each with F and G).
Cut 6 strands, 12 ins [30.5 cm] long.
Fold in half and knot in a fringe to edge of Hair at each side of Head.
Divide into 3 groups of 4 strands each and braid.
With a length of yarn, tie end of Braid securely and trim braid evenly.
SkirtWith pair of needles and C, cast on 42 sts.
1st row:(RS). *P1. (K1. yo) twice. K1. P2. Rep from * to end of row. 56 sts.
2nd row:*K2. P5. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row:*P1. K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row. 70 sts.
4th row:*K2. P7. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
5th row:*K2tog. K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. ssk. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
6th row:*K1. P9. Rep from * to end of row.
7th row:*K4. yo. K1. yo. K4. P1. Rep from * to end of row. 84 sts.
8th row:*K1. P11. Rep from * to end of row./
9th row:*K2tog. K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. ssk. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
10th row:As 8th row.
11th and 12th rows:Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
13th row:*K1. yo. ssk. K5. K2tog. yo. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
14th and alt rows:Purl.
15th row:*K2. yo. ssk. K3. K2tog. yo. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
17th row:*K3. yo. ssk. K1. K2tog. yo. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
19th row:*K4. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K5. Rep from * to end of row.
Beg with a purl row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm], ending with a knit row.
Next row:Knit. Break C.
Join E and work 4 rows in stocking st.
Next row:(Picot row). (RS). K1. *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows in stocking st. Break E.
With D, proceed as follows:
1st and 2nd rows:Knit.
3rd row:(RS). K3. *K5. K2tog. yo. K4. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4.
4th and alt rows:Purl.
5th row:K3. *K4. K2tog. yo. K1. yo. ssk. K2. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4.
7th row:K3. *K3. (K2tog. yo) twice. K1. yo. ssk. K1. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4.
9th row:K3. *K2. (K2tog. yo) twice. K1. (yo. ssk) twice. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4.
11th row:K3. *K3. K2tog. yo. K1. MB. K1. yo. ssk. K1. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4.
13th row:K3. *K4. MB. K3. MB. K2. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4.
15th row:K3. *K6. MB. K4. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4.
16th row:Purl.
Cont in stocking st until D section measures same length as C section before shaping, ending with a purl row.
Next row:(RS). *K2. K2tog. K2.
Rep from * to end of row. 70 sts.
Next row:Purl.
Next row:*K2. K2tog. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 56 sts.
Next row:Purl.
Next row:*K1. K2tog. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 42 sts.
Next row:Purl. Cast off.
Sew back seam. Fold Skirt in half along picot row. Sew cast on and cast off edges tog.
Sew Skirt to Body, matching colors of Body, along color-changing line.
Top Ruche:(make 1 each with C and D).
With pair of needles, cast on 3 sts.
1st row:(WS). K1. (yo) twice. K2.
2nd row:K1. P1. Knit to end of row.
3rd row:Cast off 2 sts. K3 (including st on needle after cast off).
4th row:Knit.
Rep last 4 rows until work from beg measures approx 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with 4th row. Cast off.
Finishing
Sew cast on and cast off edges of Ruche tog. Gather at straight side to fit width around “shoulders”. Sew Ruche in position (see picture).
Embroider eyes with A and mouth with H as shown in picture.