Saturday, October 30, 2010

Week Thirty-Six: Ernestine

Original intended release date: September 4, 2010. See explanatory post. No matter how much I work I always seem to stay eight weeks in the hole. How is that possible?

Ernestine: Because Bernadine needed a jaunty companion.

Samantha Doll Hat

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Ernestine is a doll-sized cloche knit in the round from the bottom up. Bands are worked at the same time to secure a decorative ribbon accent.

Price: FREE.

Yarn: You will need approximately 50 yards of a worsted-weight wool for best results. (Pictured: Patons Classic Wool Merino in Chocolate – worsted, 1 skein / 100g / 223 yards, 100% wool)

  • Five US size 8 double-pointed needles
  • 2 stitch holders or waste yarn
  • 1 yard of 5/8” ribbon
  • tapestry needle
Gauge: 1 inch = 5 sts / 7 rows in stockinette

Sizing: Finished hat should fit the head of an 18” doll such as the American Girl doll.

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