1:12th scale baby sleeping bag and dressing gown
This same pattern can be used to make a baby sleeping bag, toddlers dressing gown or dressing gown for a child (not shown in photo). These knitted dressing gowns were popular from the late 1940’s through until the 1960’s.
Ability Level: Intermediate
Materials required: Baby Sleeping bag or toddlers dressing gown - size 19 (1.00 mm/US size 00000) knitting needles, (Note: for a Heidi Ott BABY doll use size 21/0.80 mm knitting needles), 50 metres/56-yards 1-ply yarn, 8 miniature buttons or beads, stitch holders, optional for dressing gown - thin cord for waist. Childs Dressing Gown - size 18 (1.25 mm/US size 0000) knitting needles, 50 metres/56-yards 1-ply yarn, 8 buttons or beads, thin cord for waist.
Approximate finished sizes: Baby and toddler - 6 cm/2½-inches neck to hem, 3 cm/1¼-inches across chest, sleeve length 2.5 cm/1-inch Childs dressing gown - 7 cm/2¾-inches neck to hem, 4 cm/1½-inches across chest, slee