Take-Along Dollhouse by Emma Varnam (pattern featured in issue 67 of Inside Crochet magazine)
This simple playhouse is ideal for children who love imaginative play.MATERIALS
● Rico Design Essentials Cotton DK, 100% cotton, 50g/130m/142yds
Yarn A: Aqua 095 x 3 balls
Yarn B: Nature 051 x 3 balls
Yarn C: Cherry 004 x 2 balls
Yarn D: Emerald 045 x 1 ball
Yarn E: Grey 025 x 1 ball
Yarn F: White 080 x 1 ball
Yarn G: Light Blue 027 x 1 ball
Yarn H: Jade Green 047 x 1 ball
● 3.25mm hook
● Markers or coloured thread
● Three sheets of plastic canvas
● Four 20mm/¾in buttons
● One 12mm/½in button
● Four elastic hair loops
● Small amount of cotton fabric
● Four 10cm/4in lengths of 3mm cream ribbon for curtain tie-backs
● Small remnants of felt
● Household sponge
● Polyester stuffing
You can use any DK weight cotton to achieve a similar effect. Although we have used set colours and yarn for this design, we would suggest using up remnants from your stash of yarns to make your cottage unique.
Work 22dc and 25 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 3.25mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Height (excluding handles): 30cm/12in.
Emma has been designing stylish knitting and crochet patterns for seven years. On her award-winning blog www.emmavarnam.co.uk she features many of her free patterns and discusses the inspiration behind them. She has published several books including Crocheted Keyrings & Charms and How To Crochet.
Designer: Emma Varnam
Price: Magazine Only
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