Jane 1838 - A Victorian Doll Knitting Pattern

This is Jane - A Victorian knitted doll. Jane is a knitted doll, is 28cms tall, knitted in Double Knitting Wool & Worked Flat. The legs, body & head are knitted all in one.

This pattern would suit Beginners.

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Following the death of King William IV in 1837 the United Kingdom entered the Victorian age. Queen Victoria was 18 years old when she inherited the throne. Her coronation was on the 28th June 1838 at Westminster Abbey, London.

I have taken this design from fashions worn by girl's in 1838. Girl's fashion were simplified versions of women's fashions. They wore shorten skirts with pantaloons showing, waists were pulled in and bonnets had flowing ribbons.

I have added texture to the skirt, this gives it a fuller feel which can be lacking in a stocking stitch piece of work. I have attached a collar to represent a lace collar which was sometimes worn.

I have used Hayfield Bonus DK.



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Ruffles

Jane is 28cms tall

Jane wears a Victorian bonnet

The knitting is textured to give fullness to the skirt






Finished March 2012
Joanna Marshall - Edith Grace Designs