1:12th scale Ladies underwear c. 1880's
Open Drawers - One pair size 19 (1 mm/US size 5/0) knitting needles, 28 yards/25 metres 1-ply wool or cotton, thin silk ribbon for legs and waist. NOTE: If a better drape is required for example laying over a screen or bed, it is probably better to use 1-ply cotton rather than 1-ply wool.
Vest - One pair size 19 (1 mm/US size 5/0) plus (optional) size 21 (0.8 mm) knitting needles, 56 yards/50 metres 1-ply wool or cotton, 2 stitch holders, 12 inches/30 cm narrow ribbon for neck.
Approximate finished size:
Open drawers - 1-inch/2.5 cm wide at waist, leg length 2½-inch/5.5 cm long.
Vest – 1¼-inch/3 cm wide (before stretching), height – 2¼-inches/5.25 cm.
Gauge – Gauge is not important as dolls house dolls (like humans) vary greatly in size and proportions.