1:12th scale Ladies blousette c 1943
Materials required: one pair each size 20 (0.90 mm) and size 22 (0.70 mm, US 6/0) needles, No. 80 crochet cotton or Tatting thread No 70, 2 small buttons or beads, stitch holder.
Approximate finished size: 1-inch/2.5 cm wide at waist, 1¼-inches/3 cm wide at chest, height – 1½-inches/4 cm.
Gauge – Gauge is not important as dolls house dolls (like humans) vary greatly in size and proportions.
Note: This blousette comprises a front panel only which is secured by buttons at the waistband and neck and is worn under a jacket. This type of garment would have been popular during this period as wool was still rationed until the early 1950’s.