Gather your supplies
15cm wood and wire craft figure; satin varnish; fine black marker; pink pencil; acrylic craft paints in grey, white and dark blue; red embroidery thread; grey 8ply yarn; hot glue gun and glue sticks or tacky craft glue; grey felt; 3.75mm knitting needles; red 8ply cotton yarn; black embroidery thread; yarn needle; timber beads
Step 1 Paint face of doll with varnish and leave to dry. Using picture as a guide, draw on facial features with black marker. Add pink pencil to cheeks with a cotton bud. Paint hands and shoes, as pictured.
Step 2 Wrap legs in embroidery thread and arms grey yarn, securing ends with hot glue or tacky craft glue. Wrap the body in grey yarn and secure the ends as before.
Step 3 Cut a strip of grey felt 26 x 2.2cm for a scarf, cutting small snips into each short end to form a fringe.
Step 4 Knit a hood. Using 3.75mm needles and 8ply cotton yarn in red cast on 33 stitches.
Row 1–6: Work in stocking stitch beginning with a knit row.
Row 7: K2tog, knit to end …32 sts.
Row 8: P2tog, purl to end …31 sts.
Row 9: K2tog, knit to end …30 sts.
Row 10: Purl
Row 11: K2tog, knit to end …29 sts.
Row 12: P2tog, purl to end …28 sts.
Row 13: K2tog, knit to end …27 sts.
Row 14: P2tog, purl to end …26 sts.
Row 15: K2tog, knit to end …25 sts.
Row 16: P2tog, purl to end …24 sts.
Row 17: K2tog, knit to end …23 sts.
Row 18: P2tog, purl to end …22 sts.
Row 19: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog …20 sts.
Row 20: P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, P2tog …18 sts.
Row 21: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog …16 sts.
Row 22: P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, P2tog …14 sts.
Row 23: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog …12 sts.
Row 24: P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, P2tog …10 sts.
Row 25: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog …8 sts.
Row 26: P2tog, purl to end …7 sts.
Row 27: K2tog, knit to end …6 sts.
Row 28: P2tog, purl to end …5 sts.
Row 29: K2tog, knit to end …4 sts.
Row 30: P2tog, purl to end …3 sts.
To make up
Using yarn needle, sew in ends. Using Mattress Stitch, begin at first decrease row, join sides together at back to tip of triangle to form hood shape. Stitch a length of yarn to create a tie at each front side. Tie hood in place on doll with a neat bow. Add a bead to each thread end. Knot to secure and trim ends. To finish, stitch a small black tassel to hood and wrap scarf around neck.