I was just sent another new booklet from Annie’s Knitting:
This is Sassy Knit Outfits for 18-Inch Dolls by Jeanne Kussrow-Larsen. It is available for sale via that link in either hardcopy or electronic format.
As the title of this blog post suggests, this book is totes adorbs!
There are patterns for six complete outfits — these are all shown on the back cover:
For better photos of each design, you can view a larger photo of each at the Annie’s Knitting website. Click on the “See More Images” button to scroll through them all.
All outfits are knit using Caron Simply Soft Light yarn, which is a DK weight. You could, of course, sub another DK weight yarn, and if you have odds and ends left over from other projects, knitting these cute little outfits will put your leftovers to good use!
The overall skill level for the patterns is set at intermediate ad that seems about right to me. There are a lot of fiddly little bits to knit and a lot of colorwork, as well as some texture and lace. But the instructions look very detailed and even include clear schematics for each knitted item. And there is a hand “basics” section in the back of the book:
On the front cover there is a little emblem advertising StitchGuide.com for those who need more help. That link takes you to a site created by Annie’s that has great tutorials and videos not just for knitting but for several needle crafts. Definitely worth checking out.
Because I have no 18″ dolls to knit for, I’m offering my review copy as a giveaway. Who’d like it?
To be entered in a drswing to receive my review copy of Sassy Knit Outfits for 18-Inch Dolls by Jeanne Kussrow-Larsen, please leave a comment on this blog post by noon Eastern Time on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 after which time a winner will be chosen at random.
Meanwhile . . .
I am working on my pour moi cardi — here’s the back in progress.
And I knit the second clue of the Outlander MKAL on Saturday. There’s a photo on my project page in Ravelry.
Today I’m going to do some work on my knitted shoes — I’ve got all the main pieces knit up!
Loki says he is ready and willing to help me with that!