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 C/o=Knit two stitches on the right hand needle- with left needle pull first stitch back and over the second stitch leaving one stitch- repeat till you have one stitch left, pull yarn through and weave in the ends. Y/o- wrap yarn around the right-hand needle from back to front before knitting the next stitch Sc- insert hook in the second chain stitch through the center of the V and under the back bump-bring yarn over the hook from back to front, and hook yarn-pull yarn through the chain stitch - You now have two loops on the hook-bring yarn over the hook from back to front, hook it and draw it through both loops on the hook 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.
"Raggedy Amee-Lou" is kid friendly and can be played with rough and still have cool hair. She is the Second of my Raggedy Lottie series
gage depends on needle size and yarn
-Worst weight acrylic yarn, one colour for skin, and as many colours as you chose for legs, eyes nose, mouth, dress, socks and shoes (or yarn of choice, remember to change needle size to fit yarn-- this will also change the size of your doll) - Red Heart Curly Q yarn- colour of your choice for hair (you can use any yarn for hair but is recommended it be a textured yarn)- 5 double pointed needles (size US 7 -4.5mm to obtain 21inch doll) (these sizes are suggestions to obtain 21inch doll) 2 - Tapestry needle to sew parts together - Stuffing of your choice (I use polyester Stuffing) -5 stitch markers, one for beginning of round, 4 for marking arms/sleeves - Stitch holder or waste yarn -Crochet hook similar in size to your needles -2 buttons for eyes (optional) - Small button for back of dress -Two decorative buttons for hair bow and front of dress