Joanna Marshall
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map-pin Oxford, United Kingdom

Hi, I am Jo and I love wool.

I love the texture of wool, I enjoy the repetitiveness of knitting and I love creating dolls from a variety of inspiration. I have loving memories of knitting with my mother from an early age and the passing of her knowledge to me, which was passed to her from my Great-Granny Sykes. I now love passing this tradition onto my children.

I have combined my interest of historical and national costume into my doll designs. My dolls are based on Grodnertal/ Dutch Wooden Dolls.

My work is completely original and my designs are simple to make. All my patterns are worked flat, with two needles, but they are easy enough to knit on the round.

I hope you enjoy looking at my patterns, as much as I enjoy designing them.
Jo x

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  • Knitting20 Skills

    Knitting: Over 20 years

    20 Skills

    • Cast on & bind off
    • Knit and purl stitches
    • Simple increase & decrease
    • Picking up stitches
    • Fair Isle
    • Lace Work
    • Knitting in the round
    • Turn a heel
    • Stranded knitting
    • Intarsia
    • I-cord
    • Double knitting
    • Ribbed
    • Tubular cast on/off
    • Short rows
    • Garter
    • Modular knitting
    • Stocking
    • Slipped stitches
    • Cables
  • Crochet9 Skills

    Crochet: Over 20 years

    9 Skills

    • Chain
    • Slip stitch
    • Single crochet
    • Double crochet
    • Increase & decrease
    • Half double crochet
    • Double treble crochet
    • Treble crochet
    • Working in the round
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