KNIT SUIT FOR PETER PAN, 9″ boy or girl doll
MATERIALS: Nylon yarn & #1 needles OR ANY YARN AND
NEEDLES to give a gauge of 9 sts per inch
Beginning at neck, cast on 17 sts & k 2 rowsc
Next Row: K 3, PM(Place Marker), k 3,PM, k 5,PM, k 3, PM, k 3.
Keeping first & last 2 sts in garter st work sts between
in stock. st,INCREASING before & after each
marker on EACH KNIT ROW, till 65 sts on needle, divided
Next Row: K 9, *bind off 15 sts very tightly*,k 16,
rpt * to* once, k 8; 34 sts.
Keep front edges in garter st, continue in stock, st
for l6rows (begin with p row, end with k row)
Bind off with k st. Sew on snaps. To keep edges from
curling, pin flat & steam lightly,
BELT: Cast on 40 sts & bind back off .Weave in ends.
Cast on 22 sts & rib in k 1, p 1 for 1 row.
Place markers to increase for hips as follows: p 4,
PM, p 4, PM, p 6, PM, p 4, PM, p 4.
Row 1: Knit across, INCREASING before 1st marker,
after second marker, before 3rd marker, after 4th
marker; 4 sts increased,
Row 2: Purl.
Rpt Rows 1 & 2 till there are 38 sts on needle,
ending with Row 2. Remove markers on next row.
Work in stock, st for 6 rows, INCREASING 1 st at
beginning & end of EACH KNIT ROW 3 times; 44 sts
LEG: Work first 22 sts(ignore last 22 sts for now)
in stock, st for 56 rows, DECREASING 1 st each side
every 8 rows 7 times; 8 sts remain. Leg should
measure about 5 1/4″. Break yarn, leaving 10″ end.
Thread yarn on needle, slip sts from knitting needle
to sewing needle, pull yarn through sts & pull sts
tight. You may sew leg seam now, or wait till other
leg is done.
Work second leg as you did the first.
Sew leg seams & sew back seam to waist.
Cast on 33 sts & k 3 rows,
K 15, k 3 tog, k 15.
P 14, p 3 tog, p 14,
K 13, k 3 tog, k 13.
P 12, p 3 tog, p 12
Continue in this manner till 13 sts remain, break
yarn, leaving 10″ endc
Slip sts to sewing needle, pull fairly tight & sew
back seam of hat.