This pair of Viking dolls comes complete with capes, helmets and weaponry.
15 ½” / 39 cm from top of helmet to heels
Yarn: Elann Peruvian Highland Wool (109 yds / 100 m per 1 ¾ oz / 50 gram skein; 100% Highland Wool)
Leif (boy): 1 skein each in 3712 Pewter (G), 100 Natural (W), 5420 Seashell Pink (S), 3103 Allspice (H), 1991 Milk Chocolate (BN)
2 skeins in 9240 Twilight Blue (B)
Astrid (girl): 1 skein each in 3712 Pewter (G), 100 Natural (W), 5420 Seashell Pink (S), 3103 Allspice (H), 1991 Milk Chocolate (BN)
2 skeins in 2055 Ruby (R)
Needles & Notions:
Size 2.5 US / 3 mm:
• set of 4 double-pointed needles
• straight needles
Tapestry needle, embroidery floss for face and shirt lacings, stuffing, two stitch holders, one pipe cleaner or other
malleable crafting wire
Gauge: 28 sts and 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch before stuffing; 24 sts and 44 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Seed stitch
Construction Notes: Each doll is knit in the round beginning at the top of the helmet. The helmet, head and tunic are knit as one piece, with arm stitches put on hold along the way. Stitches are picked up beneath the tunic for the legs and shoes. The arms and hands are worked from the reserved stitches. Belt tabs, helmet horns and weapons are knit separately then sewn in place. Capes are knit separately and tied around the neck. Hair, faces and clothing details are embroidered.