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!





Picot wrap cardigan


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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Kimono Binic


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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