This step by step pattern book teaches you how to make a doll. These 12" teenage dolls are easy to make, their clothes are mix and match-able and they are absolutely adored by children - big and small. The Ekokids were created some years ago in rural France, and they've proved so popular they are going Global!
This book is designed to bring fun and joy into your home. The Ekokids are creating a world of fantasy and imagination, and are a DIY version of the classic barbie doll :-)
All you need is a few basic principles of knitting;
*cast on stitches
*cast off stitches
*knit stitches, and
and you'll be ready to create a wonderland of eco-friendly home-made toys that appeal to everyone. As well as the basic doll pattern, this introduction to The Ekokids contains 10 clothes patterns:
what you'll need to make a doll:
25g of 'flesh' coloured double knitting yarn
oddments for clothes and hair
embroidery cotton for features
25g toy filling
1 pair of 4mm needles (US size 6, old UK size 8)
1 darning needle
and of course the pattern!
Create unique character gifts for friends and family. Making dolls transports you into a world of creativity. Home-made toys are so much more fun than buying batteries, plugs and chargers!
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