Granny is knitting her tiny scarf. She would make a lovely gift for Mother’s Day or Grandmother’s Day. The doll is approximately 14.5 cm tall (including the hair bun). All pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight single-pointed knitting needles. Her glasses are made from jewellery wire, and the knitting needles are cocktail sticks. As these pieces can be sharp this is not a toy suitable for young children. You will also need to cast on and off, knit, purl, work a kfb increase and a k2tog decrease, knit stripes, and sew seams.


  • Instructions and photos to knit the doll.
  • The pattern is 5 pages and written in English.
  • Measurements are in metric.

Materials you need at home:

  • A pair of straight 3.5mm knitting needles (US 4)
  • DK yarns (double knitting or light worsted weight)
  • Toy filling
  • Granny’s knitting is worked in 2-ply yarn on a pair of straight 2mm (US 0) needles
  • Two cocktail sticks for Granny’s knitting needles
  • A 35cm length of 24 gauge beading wire to make the spectacles
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Amanda Berry

My name is Amanda Berry, a designer and knitter specialising in creating knitted toys stuffed with a little fluff and fuzz!

My designs have been published in magazines including Let’s Knit, Simply Knitting and Knit Now.

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