Basic Skills Necessary:
- K = knit Ktog= knit two together P = purl Ptog = Purl 2 stitches together st st = stockinette stitch Kfb= knit into front loop, then knit into back loop- increase of one stitch Kfbfb= knit into front loop, then knit into back loop, knit front loop and knit back loop-4 stitch increase Ssk- slip one stitch knit wise, knit next stitch, slip first slipped stitch over knit stitch. One decrease w&t = Wrap and turn. Bring yarn to front of work between needles, slip next st to righthand needle, bring yarn around this st to back of work, slip st back to left-hand needle, turn work to begin working back in the other direction. 3 3 needle bind off = Place half the sts onto each of 2 needles, hold right sides together. * Insert 3rd needle knitwise into the first stitch of each needle and knit them together, work into the next st on each needle in same way, slip first st over st just knitted; repeat from * to end. M1 (make 1)= lift the horizontal yarn lying between the needles and place it onto the lefthand needle. Work this new stitch through the back loop. C/o=Knit two stitches on the right hand needle- with left needle pull first stich back and over the second stitch leaving one stitch- repeat till you have one stitch left, pull yarn through and weave in the ends. i-cord= cast on 3 stitches on double pointed needles- knit one row, do not turn work, slide stitches to other end of needle-Knit a second row by bringing the yarn behind the work and starting with the first stitch. Pull work from the bottom to help cord to even out tension. Repeat until desired length. Picot bind off- knit two stitches, cast off one, move remaining stitch back to left needle, cable cast on two stitches, bind off 4- repeat until end of row. Cable cast on- insert right needle between first two stitches on left side, wrap yarn and bring new loop through front and place on left needle Crochet cast on- there are many methods to use, a simple one is with crochet hook and waste yarn crochet a chain, insert knitting needle through back loop and begin knitting with working yarn. When ready to put live stitches back on needle pull waste yarn and put live stitches on knitting needle.
Ameline is created and named after my sweet girl. She is the reason I decided to make a more child friendly doll... "Ameline" is kid friendly and can be played with rough and still have cool hair. She is the first of my Raggedy Lottie series