Category Archives: Top Kids

Toft Dolls

Kaleidoscope now has the very latest book and doll kits from the talented Kerry Lord.  

‘Edward’s crochet Doll Emporium’ is the follow up to her other wonderful books including Edward’s Menagerie, Edward’s Birds and Imaginarium.

This wonderful hardback book is full of easy to follow instructions with clear photos on how to make lots of different dolls and their clothes. 

The book and kits are  currently only available in English  ( price  19€ ) –  the doll kits ( 31, 50€ ) and the clothes kits ( 19, 50€ ) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And here is ‘Lottie’  my first attempt and great fun to make!

 

 

 

 

TOFT Xmas Kits

Hmmm Xmas –  yes it’s that time again….some of us love it, others are relieved when it’s over, but most of us will be buying gifts and preparing for the festivities.IMG_2104

So here’s an idea for xmas  at Kaleidoscope we have a selection of  4 easy crochet kits just in  from ‘ TOFT’ – the Edwards Menagerie animal collection including ‘ Emma the bunny – Clarence the bat – Alexander the cat – James the meerkat – the  complete kit includes: 100g pure toft wool, synthetic stuffing,  a crochet hook, a wool needle and alpaca thread,  instructions in English & French – all in a neat cotton bag ( price 31,50 euros)  the animals once finished  are all machine washable!DSCN6766

We have also a simple knitted tube scarf kit in 2 shades of grey or grey and cream ( price 45 euros)

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Picot wrap cardigan

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Picot edged wrap cardigan by ‘ La Droguerie’ knitted in alpaca colour: falaise and button’s in ‘liberty print’

size 3 mths requires 110g alpaca 4 ply

Size 0 -12 months sold as a single printed pattern ( 1935) at Kaleidoscope ( only available  in french )

The polka dot knickers pattern (size 2 -8 yrs) is on page 74 of the book ‘Les enfants de la droguérie tome 3’

price 18,50 euros and sold in the E-shop (published only in French)

 

 

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Short row cardigan

DSCN3363This very popular garter stitch cardigan  is knitted from side to side and using short rows to make an A- line shape.

Alpaca colour: Autumn morning and velour button’s are all from La Droguerie – available at Kaleidoscope.

Size 0 -12 months and 2- 8 yrs are sold  as  single printed patterns  (only published in french)

 

 

 

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Culotte ‘Escargots’

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These are the trousers to match the cardigan by ‘ La Droguerie’ knitted in alpaca colour: épinard

Size 0 -12 months is sold  as a single printed pattern  (published only in french)  available at Kaleidoscope.

The snails are made using a mechanical knitting nancy using alpaca colours: potiron, épinard, raisin, aster, and moutarde.

 

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Jacket ‘Escargots’

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This cute cardigan (sizes 0 -12 months) by ‘ La Droguerie’ knitted in alpaca colour: beige claire. The snails  and collar are made using a mechanical knitting nancy with colours: potiron, épinard, raisin, aster, and moutarde.

Available as a single printed pattern  (only published  in french ) at Kaleidoscope.


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Kimono Binic

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A lovely jacket by ‘ La Droguerie’ in alpaga, knitted in a basket weave stitch.

Model here knitted in alpaca colour: ‘ Maïs’  with  black cat button’s by Jim Knopf.

Size 0 -12 months is on page 14 of the book ‘ Rêve de bébé  ‘  ( only published in french )

The book ‘Rêve de bébé’ priced 18,50 euros, is on sale in the E-shop.

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THE E-SHOP IS CLOSED UNTIL 25/11 --- LE E-BOUTIQUE EST FERME JUSQU'AU 25/11. Dismiss