Knitting Ann's Little Baby
yarn in skin-colour you like
4 double-pointed knitting needles, size for the leftovers
a piece of white cloth to make the nappy
a little saftety pin to fix the nappy
beads to eyes and dummy.
Body and head:
With skin-colour: Cast on 12 sts and divide on 3 needles like this (6+3+3)
knit 10 rounds.
Shoulders: slip 1 stitch as if to knit , K1, take first st over second,
K2, (K2tog), (=4+2+2)
Neck: 1 round
Next round: * increase in first st, K2, increase next st*, repeat *-*
Next round: * increase in first st, K4, increase next st*, repeat *-*
knit 5 rounds.
Next round: (K2tog) all round (4+2+2)
Next round: (K2tog) all round (1+1+2)
Cut yarn and draw through remaining sts. Fasten.
Arms: (2 needles): cast on 3
sts, (knitting an I-cord) *pull sts to other end of needle, and knit*, *-*
repeat 5 cm.
Legs: as arms, but 8 cm.
Make up: stuff baby, join legs and
Make face and dummy (with a little ring or some beads).
Add hair as you like.
Make a little nappy and fix.