Betsy Ballerina Doll Knitting Pattern


This is Betsy Ballerina. Betsy is a knitted ballerina doll, is 34cms tall, knitted in Double Knitting Wool & Worked Flat. The legs, body & head are knitted all in one.

This pattern would suit an Intermediate knitter.

This pattern can be bought as a PDF Digital Download from - Etsy, Love Knitting, Makerist & Ravelry.

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Betsy Ballerina Doll
I have used pink Sirdar Snuggly Pearls DK to give a sparkle effect. 3mm pink pearl beads were knitted into the work. However, these do not have to be used.

Betsy comes complete with a beaded tutu skirt, beaded bodice, beaded arm cuffs & a beaded tiara.

Her hair is in a classical bun.

Her tutu is of double thickness with a picot edging which enables the tutu skirt not to flop!

I have always said I would never knit anything to do with work, but after my ballet school's recent show I was inspired! So during my holiday in the Isle of Wight, with my family, Betsy was created.

Betsy is dancing the role of 'The Candyfloss Fairy' from the ballet - 'Candyland' - as invented by my children!

I have used Sirdar Snuggly Pearls DK & Hayfield Bonus DK.


Betsy is dressed in her pink tutu

The tutu skirt is made with picot stitch and doubled layered

Betsy wears a beaded tiara with beads knitted into the work

Beads are knitted into the tutu bodice



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Finished April 2013
Joanna Marshall - Edith Grace Designs