Knitting Doll & Book Box for TARDIS Day
December 6, 2010 § 2 Comments
I made this little doll–she’s about the size of my hand–for a TARDIS Day gift swap. She’s handsewn out of wool felt, her knitting needles are toothpicks with beads glued to the ends, and the Doctor Who scarf that she’s working on was knitted (by me, of course) out of embroidery floss on size 0 needles.
TARDIS Day was on November 23rd, so I think it’s safe to show her to the internet without ruining anything for the recipient!
The pattern for this little doll is from Nuno Life, a blog full of cute patterns for handsewn dolls.
There aren’t a lot of detailed instructions (Runo, the creator of Nuno Life, is not a native English speaker) but the pattern and the pictures are pretty self-explanatory. This little knitting girl was quick and easy to make! I think it would be a good project for someone sewing a doll for the first time.
To go with her, I got a paper-mache box in the shape of a book and painted it to match the diary that River Song carries on Doctor Who:
I filled it with nommable goodies–two cookie recipes that I’ll be posting very soon! In fact there will probably be a series of cookie posts, because I have been on a cookie making spree in the last several weeks and ended up with my own variations on a few recipes.