Multi Size Pattern Guide

Sizing

My sizing is based on the height of your baby or reborn doll, so any baby weights listed are only approximate. For a full listing of sizes, please see the 'my sizing' page under the 'info' section.

Size, yarn & needle Guide for Multi Size Patterns

The various sizes given for my multi size patterns are mostly achieved by using different thickness yarns and needle sizes. With my patterns, it is very important to get the right tension otherwise your outfit will not fit!

10 inch or 25cm Height (Approx 1lb Prem) Size

Uses 4ply yarn and 1 x pr 3.25mm needles making a tension of 28sts and 36 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.

11 inch or 27.5cm Height (Approx 1-1.5lb Prem) Size

Uses 4ply yarn and 1 x pr 3.75mm needles or DK yarn and 3.25mm needles making a tension of 26sts and 34 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.

12 inch or 30cm Height (Approx 1.5lb Prem) Size

Uses dk yarn and 1 x pr 4mm needles making a tension of 22sts and 30 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.

14 inch or 35cm Height (Approx 2.5lb Prem) Size

Uses dk yarn and 1 x pr 4.5mm needles making a tension of 20sts and 28 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.

15-16 inch or 37.5-40cm Height (Approx 2.5-4lb Prem) Size

Uses 4ply yarn and 1 x pr 2.75mm needles making a tension of 30sts and 38 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.

16-17 inch or 40-42.5cm Height (Approx 3-5lb Prem) Size

Uses 4ply yarn and 1 x pr 3.25mm needles making a tension of 28sts and 36 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.

18-19 inch or 45-47.5cm Height (Approx 5-7lb Newborn) Size

Uses 4ply yarn and 1 x pr 3.75mm needles or dk yarn and 3.25mm needles making a tension of 26sts and 34 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.

20-21 inch or 50-52.5cm Height (Approx 8-10lb Newborn)

Uses dk yarn and 1 x pr 3.75mm needles making a tension of 24sts and 32 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.

22 inch or 55cm Height (0-3 Months) Size

Uses dk yarn and 1 x pr 4mm needles making a tension of 22sts and 30 rows to 10cm square over stocking stitch.