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The new project this spring: Clothing for my dolls

When I was a child I received my doll Brigittli from my godfather. Playing with her was my favorite thing, and sometimes my grandfather took me to town to buy it new clothes. Grandfather even made me a little wooden closet for all of the clothes, which became more and more as I also got another doll, Priska, from my mother later. Being a grown up, it’s always been important to me to still treat my dolls like I did. Even if my daughter wasn’t exactly the type that played with dolls, I still kept making them clothes, both sewing and knitting. This year I decided to make them a whole new bunch of fashion. Here’s what I’ve made so far:

 

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These are my dolls Priska and Brigittli, left to right. They’re wearing the orange ensemble, the sweaters are in a Norwegian pattern called Fana.
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Both I and my dolls love Hello Kitty…
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this ensemble is spiked with some rainbow sock wool that gives the impression of a tiger pattern, which I love.
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think pink!

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Green ensemble: the top is made of an acrylic wool blend and the tights and shoes are norwegian sock wool called Drops Fabel.

 

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Knitted tube scarfs/loops with different patterns

Last year in the fall I started to make these tube scarfs. I didn’t exactly know how, so I tried out a couple of times to find the right number of stitches so they would end up being in the right size.

At some point I started using different patterns like braids and lace. Since I wear a different color every day of the week, following a witch calendar, I had to make one for each outfit of the week.

Here they are!
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Emerald infinity scarf / Loop scarf with braid pattern

Hello everbody!

I’m back to show you one of my new projects, the loop scarfs with these pretty braid patterns.

I made a couple of them with different types of yarn and colors. This is just my latest one, my husband took this lovely picture when we went shopping together the other day. He said the color of my scarf and hat were so beautiful with the oranges in the background.

How do you like it?

Monika with new loop scarf and hat and oranges :-)
Monika with new loop scarf and hat and oranges 🙂