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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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Mummy's Little Soldier

from Little Twinkles Reborn Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mummy's Little Soldier
Mummy's Little Soldier
Mummy's Little Soldier
Mummy's Little Soldier
Mummy's Little Soldier

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Use 2 colours

Pattern Description:

This patriotic set was based on the Queen's Guard. It is to knit in DK (worsted) yarn with a small amount of eyelash yarn for the hat.
The trousers have an elasticated waist and a single stripe down the outside of each leg.
The jacket has raglan sleeves, a narrow stand-up collar and wrist tab details.
The hat is to knit in eyelash yarn to look like the bearskins that guards wear. It has a chin strap and button detail.
There is also a pair of plain boots.
The beauty of this pattern is in the detail. It is simple stocking stitch, making it ideal for novice knitters.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-6 months
  • 20-24" reborn dolls


  • 100gms DK (worsted) in black
  • 100gms DK (worsted) in red
  • 50gms DK (worsted) yarn in white
  • 50gms DK (worsted) yarn in yellow
  • 50gms eyelash yarn in black

You Will Also Need:

  • 1pr 3.25mm needles
  • 1pr 4mm needles
  • Narrow elastic for trousers
  • 10 brass effect buttons