1:12th scale Ladies dresses c. 1950s
Materials required: For either dress: one pair size 19 (US 00000/1.00 mm) knitting needles, 2 stitch holders or safety pins. Full skirted dress - 75 metres/82 yards 1-ply yarn. Wiggle skirt dress - 50 metres/55 yards 1-ply yarn.
Approximate finished sizes: Full skirted dress - 2.5 cm/1-inch at waist, 11 cm/4½-inches across base of skirt, 3 cm/1¼-inches at chest, back neck to hem = 10 cm/4-inches. Wiggle skirt dress - 2.5 cm/1-inch at waist, 3 cm/1¼-inches across base of skirt, 3 cm/1¼-inches at chest, back neck to hem = 9 cm/3¾-inches.
Gauge – Gauge is not important, as dolls house dolls vary greatly in size and shape. Note: bolero pattern is available separately