At 16 inches tall, this is the classic, huggable Waldorf play doll.
Two doll patterns in one! Choose either of 2 easy traditional construction techniques: the one-piece body with straight legs, or the sewn-in legs with more natural shaping. Arms may be sewn-on or button jointed. Legs are hinge-jointed.
Choose from 2 hair styles. Go long and loose, with ultra-easy, no-crochet construction. Instructions for a clever and low-cost adjustable hair loom are also included. For crochet fans, directions are given for a quick loop-stitched curly cap.
Dress your doll in a quick and easy 2-piece outfit, with short pants and sleeveless top. It's a cut play outfit, or pajamas.
Materials for the doll: **Un-spun wool batting for stuffing (about 1/2 pound). **2-inch wide tubular cotton gauze (about 1 yard for each head). **1/2 yard cotton interlock knit in skin-tone of your choice (makes several dolls). **Embroidery floss - red plus your choice of eye color. **Thread to match doll skin fabric. **Strong cotton craft thread. **Red beeswax crayon for rosy cheeks. **Wool or cotton yarn for hair. **Two 3/4-inch buttons for jointing arms (optional). **7-inch doll needle. **Surgical hemostats (optional, but recommended).
Materials for the clothes: **1/4 yard soft woven cotton. **12 inches of 1/4-inch elastic. **Baby rickrack or narrow lace. **2 snap fasteners
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