Saturday, July 19, 2014

Summer time




Summer time may have been beckoning me outdoors with warmer than normal temperatures, clear blue skies and sun soaked days, but not before casting on a little something for my Gotz girls . . . .  

New from my needles this summer

 

















'Lagoon'
A summer inspired tunic sweater designed to fit American Girl ® dolls

&  18” Gotz dolls like my model Elisabeth & Julia from the Precious Day Collection ™

  


 







Lagoon offers an opportunity to work new stitch techniques & textured stitch-work all packaged into a stylish tunic sweater that is suitable for early evening summer breezes after a sun soaked day


  


  




 also fits 18” Madam Alexander dolls like my model Abbie





Construction: Worked flat; back and forth in rows.
Front and back each worked the same in one piece bottom up to neckline, with shoulder fastening closure for ease of dressing. Drop short length sleeves created from picked up stitches and worked top down, then seamed along with sides of sweater that features side vents

 


These completed hand knitted outfits can be found in my



Thanks for looking ~ Deb

Friday, June 6, 2014

Sail Away





 Sail Away in style is the theme behind this photo shoot. Nautical fashion is still considered today as timeless symbols of escape to distant shores and 'Meridian' is no exception, stylish classic stripes are featured with this jaunty short-sleeved sweater, suitable for both your American Girl or Boy dolls





 




















For knitters:

 Meridian ~ a nautical inspired unisex sweater designed for 18” American Girl/Boy Dolls

Add a splash of color to your doll’s summer wardrobe with this jaunty short-sleeved unisex sweater knitting pattern. 



 















'Meridian' offers an introduction in working with colorwork known as stranded knitting, with line-by-line written instructions including charts for colorwork reference given throughout in a new easy to read update format, one I hope you will enjoy ~ Deb

For a finishing touch, pair with my Newsboy Cap as shown on my former Pleasant Co boy, Jaden or pair with my Eyelet Beret as worn by my American Girl, Saige.

Both completed outfits can be found via my Etsy Store




Jess also loves a splash of color, here she is wearing another version, this completed outfit is also available via my Etsy Store


 
















Thanks for looking ~ Deb

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