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I have been knitting since I was 5 years old (and that's a very long time now!) Since my own children (and my grandchildren) are all grown up, it's lovely to be able to knit items that are pretty as ...

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Baby Thistledown

from Little Twinkles Reborn Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Baby Thistledown
Baby Thistledown
Baby Thistledown
Baby Thistledown
Baby Thistledown

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Lace

Pattern Description:

This gorgeous matinee set will fit premature babies or 15-17" reborn dolls. It is to knit in 4ply (fingering) yarn on larger than normal needles to give it a light and frothy look.
The matinee coat has a lacy skirt. The set-in sleeves have lace edgings and tie at the wrists with satin ribbon.
There is also a matching lacy bonnet and traditional lace-topped bootees.
This would make the perfect gift for an early baby but would look equally heavenly on your prem size reborn.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Premature
  • 15-17" reborn dolls


  • 100gms 4ply (fingering) yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 1pr 4mm needles
  • 3 baby buttons
  • Narrow ribbon
  • Wide ribbon for bonnet
  • Embellishments of your choice