Not surly, Surya

Surya Hat for Middie Blythe

Isn’t this hat cute? It’s a version of a hat I made awhile back for Neo Blythe, but this time it’s for Middie. This is yet another thing I’ve knitted for Blythe that I might wear myself, so perhaps I’ll make a human version next.

Find this pattern for your Middie on Ravelry, LoveKnitting, Craftsy, and Etsy.

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sweet Narcissa

Sometimes you want to knit with larger needles but still be able to make something for a small doll. In this case, it’s for Middie Blythe with easy-on-the-hands size 7 (4.5mm) needles using worsted weight yarn – not tiny at all! Yet you still get a very small sweater out of it that fits Middie perfectly.

Narcissa Sweater for Middie Blythe by AnneArchy

It’s just getting to be big cozy sweater weather where I live and I am so ready. I’ve been relishing wearing leggings almost every day lately and I’m totally in an autumn state of mind. This sweater is just perfect for this time of year! Your Middie can be comfy cozy with a little knitting from you!

Narcissa Sweater for Middie Blythe by AnneArchy

Grab this pattern at Etsy, Ravelry, Craftsy, and LoveKnitting.

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Middie dreaming

So I’ve been considering getting another Blythe at some point for quite awhile, but I still haven’t decided which one I’d like. And lately, I’ve been noticing that it would be nice to have a second Middie so I could have two in the same photograph at the same time. I’m not sure which one I’d want yet, but the three that have risen to the top of my interest are:

Yellow Marshmallow
Yellow Marshmallow

I like her bobbed hair – one of the shortest hairstyles of any stock Middie, I think, possibly with the exception of Jackie Ramone, who I already have.

Little Lily Brown
Little Lily Brown

Guess what? I’m also drawn to this doll’s shorter hairstyle. I’m just not feeling the knee- or floor-length hair right now.

and lastly, Lena Elena
Lena Elena

Her hair is on the longer side but there’s something about her that I like.

So, which one is your favorite? Anyone have one or more of these and care to share an opinion?

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feel free to call me Shirley

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In this case, I don’t mind at all. Here’s another pattern as requested by an awesome knitter! She asked me if I could do a strappy sundress – here it is!

Shirley Dress for Middie Blythe

I’m really pleased with the fit of this sundress. The straps are exactly the right size for Middie’s shoulders and the dress fits snugly without being too tight. The lace of the skirt is airy and light, perfect for a sundress.

Shirley Dress for Middie Blythe

I’m serious, you can find this pattern on Ravelry, Etsy, LoveKnitting, and Craftsy.

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prototyping Shirley

(Don’t call me Shirley!) I recently had a request from a Blythe enthusiast to create a sundress pattern for Middie Blythe. I love a challenge with a concrete goal, and this sounded fun anyway, so of course I accepted.

I haven’t written a pattern for anything with this type of straps yet, so this was a start-from-scratch-er.

Shirley Dress for Middie Blythe prototype

The first prototype is a little big all around. The armholes are too large and droopy underneath, the bodice is too long, and the whole thing is too big around/not fitted enough.

Shirley Dress for Middie Blythe prototype

I also need to add shaping to the bodice and I’m not 100% satisfied with the stitch pattern on the skirt, especially combined with the picot bind-off I used. Lots of things to revise for version 2!

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My Sharon-a

Sharon Dress for Middie Blythe

It’s getting to be spring and I’m filled with inspiration for light, airy things. That was the inspiration for this Middie dress, which is made from a mohair and silk blend yarn.

Sharon Dress for Middie Blythe

It’s super lightweight and seems to almost float. The skirt has a texture created by the stitch pattern, which gives it visual interest and grounds it a little. I added an embellishment at the waist to give it some extra sparkle. It feels very romantic!

Find this pattern on Etsy, Ravelry, LoveKnitting, and Craftsy.

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More Love for Middie Blythe

This time in sweater form! I have been getting way more into creating clothing for Middie lately, so of course that means more sweaters in her size.

Love Sweater for Middie Blythe

As cheesy and Lisa Frank-inspired as they may be, I can’t resist a cute heart when it comes to Blythe stuff. And it’s even cuter when it’s Middie scale! I’m pretty stoked to add this to my own Middie wardrobe.

Love Sweater for Middie Blythe

Share the love on Etsy, LoveKnitting, Craftsy, and Ravelry.

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Superstar!

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Those who have a Middie Blythe know that she is a superstar! She is unassuming and at first, you think she’s just okay, but after awhile her star qualities surface.

Superstar Sweater for Blythe

To recognize this star quality, I designed a sweater for her with a star front and center. It’s made using fingering weight yarn which combined with Middie scale means that it is ridiculously quick to knit up. I added ribbing at the hem and sleeve hem, which gives the sweater a little more structure than it would have otherwise.

Superstar Sweater for Blythe

Make your Middie a superstar with this pattern available on Ravelry, Etsy, Craftsy, and LoveKnitting.

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