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Barbie and Ken Aran Sweater, and Hat


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I love traditional aran sweaters so designed this one for Barbie and her boyfriend. The easy aran pattern of cables with moss stitch borders is over only 4 rows repeat - great for beginers. The shaping of the sweater is traditional with set in sleeves but also with a centre back seam and opening for ease of fit. The matching cardigan also looks great on Barbie. The pattern is a generous fit and also fits Ken or a Boy band doll such as Harry from One Direction in the photo BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY basic knitting skills GAUGE 24 sts x 36 rows over 4in using no 3.25 needles and moss stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS To fit 12/12" fashion doll

Recommended with this pattern

  • 50g double knitting yarn, needles size 3mm and 3.25. cable needle
  • small buttons

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Lyn's Dolls Clothes
Lyn's Dolls Clothes
My mother taught me to knit at about age 10.At 16 crochet dresses were the high fashion (remember the 60's anyone) so I taught my self to crochet and sold my designs in my mother's yarn shop. Four children came along so I knitted, crocheted and sewed almost all their clothes and ones for their dolls too, even my son's Action Man got a rather fetching army sweater! My children grew up, I started a career and didnt' take up crafting again until I retired a few years ago. After knitting a cardigan for my granddaughter I made her barbie the same design and discovered that I like to make small things such as doll clothes. I also love amigurami, making dozens of penquins, santas and snowmen last Christmas. I hope you like my trendy designs for Barbie and her friends.